Davos Archive

World Economic Forum 50th Annual Meeting in Davos: Defining Stakeholder Capitalism

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on 21-24 January in Davos, Switzerland marks the international institution’s 50th anniversary The meeting will focus on the Forum’s founding principle – Stakeholder Capitalism – and define ways in which companies can update their purpose and key performance indicators in this new era It will also champion metrics governments and

World Economic Forum Objects to Misuse of the ‘Davos’ Brand

The World Economic Forum objects to the use of the “Davos” brand for events that have nothing to do with its own activities. The World Economic Forum, as the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, is not related to any political, commercial or personal interests. It brings leaders together from government, business and civil society for

Forty Cultural Leaders in Davos: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

Forty artists and cultural leaders from around the world will participate in the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland The community of Cultural Leaders will highlight the arts as the means to bridge divides and spur collaboration on shared global challenges Arts and culture will feature prominently

At Davos, Ministers Call on G20 to Aim for Inclusive Growth, Reject Protectionism

Inclusive growth creates opportunity for all segments of the population and distributes the dividends of increased prosperity Collective determination can lift global growth and ensure all economies benefit at the right time For more information on the Annual Meeting, see http://wef.ch/davos17 Follow the World Economic Forum on all digital platforms: wef.ch/follow 19 January 2017, Davos-Klosters,

$400 Million Fund Launched in Davos to Stop Tropical Deforestation and Boost Farming

Norway announces fund that will raise $400 million by 2020 and could lead to over $1.6 billion in deforestation-free agriculture investments Fund will protect 5 million hectares in countries that are working to reduce deforestation and forest and peat degradation Read more about the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 at www.tfa2020.org; for more information on the

China raises hopes for continued climate change action at Davos – Greenpeace

17 January 2017, Davos – Chinese President Xi Jinping today addressed the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Under the theme “responsive and responsible leadership”, Xi offered his view on a set of global issues including climate change, urging all parties to stick to the Paris Agreement instead of walking away from it,

Afghan Women’s Orchestra, Zohra Launches Tour at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos

World Economic Forum invites Afghan Women’s Orchestra “Zohra” to perform for the Annual Meeting Closing Concert in Davos Musicians are students at the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) founded by Ahmad Sarmast Performances in Switzerland and Germany will take place in collaboration with local youth orchestras in the spirit of intercultural dialogue through music

Heliatek, a German Technology Pioneer, to participate at the World Economic Forum in DAVOS 

Dresden, Germany –19 January 2016 – Heliatek will use the unique platform of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which is taking place in Davos-Klosters from January 20-23, 2016, to present its disruptive technology of organic solar films.  Thibaud Le Séguillon, Heliatek’s CEO, will interact with a network of global leaders from across business, government,

More than 40 Cultural Leaders in Davos to Contribute to Shaping the Global Agenda

Cultural Leaders will be engaged across the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 programme on topics ranging from migration to sustainable development and freedom of speech; special focus on cultural heritage Collaborations with the Victoria and Albert Museum, Sundance Institute, National Geographic and more offer immersive experiences aimed at creating debate on global issues Yao

China’s Premier Meets Top Business Leaders in Davos

Premier Li Keqiang holds dialogue with top international business leaders at World Economic Forum Premier answered questions and offered guidance on China’s economic reform agenda For more information about the Annual Meeting 2015: http://wef.ch/davos15 Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 23 January 2015 – – Premier Li Keqiang used a special meeting with key international business leaders at the World Economic Forum to