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31 March 2020

Workforce Principles for the COVID-19 Pandemic: Stakeholder Capitalism in a Time of Crisis

While there currently is a significant focus on the public health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the workforce and societal implications are n...

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17 January 2020

The Promise of Platform Work: Understanding the Ecosystem

The white paper is designed to help policymakers and other stakeholders be more informed about such platforms and about the people using them to work; to sup...

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24 January 2019

Seeking Return on ESG: Advancing the Reporting Ecosystem to Unlock Impact for Business and Society

Building an Effective Ecosystem for ESG’ - a collaboration between the World Economic Forum and its community - seeks to advance the state of environmental, ...

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22 January 2019

Towards a Reskilling Revolution: Industry-Led Action for the Future of Work

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution impacts skills, tasks and jobs, there is growing concern that both job displacement and talent shortages will impact busi...

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22 January 2019

Strategies for the New Economy: Skills as the Currency of the Labour Market

The qualifications achieved in schools, colleges and universities, the brand of an educational institution or an employer, the social networks of a potential...

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14 January 2019

Dialogue Series on New Economic and Social Frontiers: Shaping the New Economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Unfolding technological developments pose a significant challenge in terms of the depth of economic and social transformation needed for their benefits to be...

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22 January 2018

Eight Futures of Work: Scenarios and their Implications

Eight Futures of Work: Scenarios and their Implications presents various possible visions of what the future of work might look like by the year 2030. Based ...

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27 July 2017

Accelerating Workforce Reskilling for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

An Agenda for Leaders to Shape the Future of Education, Gender and Work

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25 July 2017

Accelerating Gender Parity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

An Agenda for Leaders to Shape the Future of Education, Gender and Work

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20 May 2017

The New Economic Context for the Arab World

The Arab World faces a conundrum of challenges that relate to its current economic model, the geopolitical tensions that characterize parts of the region, an...

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21 March 2017

Beyond the Equity-Efficiency Trade-Off: Practical Ideas for Inclusive Growth and Competitiveness in Europe

Press release: World Economic Forum, European Investment Bank Urge EU Finance Ministers To Make Inclusive Growth Top Priority

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8 March 2017

Accelerating Gender Parity: A Toolkit

We hope that the principles for action outlined herein will serve to deepen existing commitments, inspire fresh, impact-focused initiatives to promote gender...

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