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14 October 2020

The Post-COVID-19 Financial System

In this publication members of the Global Future Council on Financial and Monetary Systems highlight how the financial system has rapidly adapted to the COVI...

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30 September 2020

5G Outlook Series: Transforming Essential Services for Economic Recovery in the Great Reset

This second publication of the 5G Outlook Series explores three ways for 5G to accelerate the digital transformation of these types of essential services and...

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30 September 2020

Digital FDI Policies, regulations and measures to attract FDI in the digital economy

FDI brings not only capital but also knowledge and technology. Attracting digital FDI can help economies and companies boost digital capabilities, but reflec...

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25 September 2020

Global Lighthouse Network: Four Durable Shifts for a Great Reset in Manufacturing

The World Economic Forum’s Global Lighthouse Network comprises 54 leading companies that have succeeded in the adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution techn...

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23 September 2020

Data-Driven Food Systems for Crisis Resiliency

This report forms part of a series of outcomes stemming from the COVID Action for Food Systems – Africa multistakeholder efforts launched by African Union De...

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18 September 2020

Major Green Technologies and Implementation Mechanisms in Chinese Cities

This study is prepared by the World Economic Forum to support the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) Special...

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18 September 2020

Facilitating Trade Along Circular Electronics Value Chains

Electronics are a critical part of our lives and even more so in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, however, too many electronics wind up i...

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15 September 2020

Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal Cobalt Extraction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 70% of the global production of cobalt takes place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), of which 15–30% comes from so-called artisanal an...

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29 July 2020

Plastics, the Circular Economy and Global Trade

This briefing note draws on the expertise of trade and environment experts from across the plastics value chain to identify the key cross-border challenges t...

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22 July 2020

Critical Frontier: Leveraging Technology to Combat COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged clinicians, public health authorities, companies and governments to quickly develop new capabilities for supporting reco...

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21 July 2020

Genomic Data Policy and Ethics: Unlocking the Value of Genomic Medicine for All

Genomic data collection is accelerating in historically understudied and excluded populations. The information will fill knowledge gaps, spur medical discove...

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29 June 2020

Reimagining Regulation for the Age of AI: New Zealand Pilot Project

The World Economic Forum’s Frameworks for Reimagining Regulation at the Age of AI seek to address the need for upgrading our existing regulatory environment ...

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