White Papers

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23 May 2022

Four Futures for Economic Globalization: Scenarios and Their Implications

Globalization has created significant opportunities and lifted millions out of poverty, while also driving inequality and economic disruption. With many coun...

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23 May 2022

Closing the Investment Gap: Policies to Accelerate the Net-Zero Transition

While the technologies to slow the pace of climate change exist, about 60% of decarbonization solutions that are critical for the net-zero transition of hard...

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20 May 2022

Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics Initiative: Partner Case Studies

In September 2020, the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council released its “Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics”, which draw on an existing set of ...

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20 May 2022

Resilience for Sustainable Inclusive Growth

The World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company are pleased to announce Resilience for sustainable inclusive growth, a white paper advanced by Borge Bren...

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19 May 2022

Accelerating Digital Payments in Latin America and the Caribbean

Digital payment ecosystems are the invisible infrastructure powering commerce, trade and people’s daily lives. With the onset of global COVID-19 pandemic the...

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17 May 2022

The Good Work Framework: A new business agenda for the future of work

As many employers and workers seek a “new normal” after the disruptions of the last few years, there is an opportunity to develop a new vision for the future...

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16 May 2022

Towards a Net-Zero Chemical Industry: A Global Policy Landscape for Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies

The chemical industry provides essential materials, technologies and components to all goods-producing industrial sectors and as such has a vital role in the...

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11 May 2022

Conflict, Sanctions and the Future of World Trade

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been met with unprecedented trade and other economic sanctions. Some members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have r...

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10 May 2022

Supply Chain Sustainability Policies: State of Play

Supply chains are important levers for achieving sustainability goals and have gained increased corporate, governmental and civil society attention. This whi...

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9 May 2022

Unpacking AI Procurement in a Box: Insights from Implementation

In 2021, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Brazil implemented the AI Procurement in a Box Guidelines in two unprecedented pilots, one with the ...

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29 April 2022

Pacesetters: Setting the Tempo of Advanced Climate Investing

The third in a series of White Papers on transformational investment, this publication provides actions for the investment community as a whole to integrate ...

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21 April 2022

Creating Value through Sustainability in Private Markets

This white paper summarizes the actions private-equity investors are beginning to take to create value through sustainability. It identifies five key organiz...

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