Klaus Schwab Archive

Inclusive Globalization Must Work for All

A new architecture of globalization must address systemic inequities and put people, not production, first The young generation will be agents of this change; innovation needs to be societal, not just technological The Annual Meeting is being held under the theme, Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab to Receive Doctorate from KAIST University

Professor Klaus Schwab is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, an independent, impartial, not-for-profit Foundation committed to improving the state of the world. Since its inception in 1971, the Forum has become the world’s foremost multistakeholder organization and has been a driver for reconciliation efforts in different parts of the world,

Pricing Talent: Fulfilling People’s Potential Could Boost Global GDP by 20%

New Human Capital Report finds that a world where “nobody is left behind” remains a distant prospect, even in advanced economies First study of its kind measures countries’ ability to nurture talent through education, skills development and deployment at all stages of the human life cycle Finland ranks number one in the index, having developed and deployed

Record Participation for World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

Over 2,500 participants from more than 140 countries representing business, government, international organizations, academia, civil society and the media will participate in the 45th Annual Meeting The theme, The New Global Context, will explore the most pressing global challenges in 2015 Meeting programme and list of participants will be released on 14 January at 11.30

Anders Borg to Lead New Forum Initiative on the Future of the Global Financial System

Anders Borg, Swedish Finance Minister (2006-2014), will lead a new multistakeholder initiative of the World Economic Forum The aim is to facilitate cooperation towards a new framework for the future global financial system  For more information about the World Economic Forum, see www.weforum.org Geneva, Switzerland, 14 November 2014 – The World Economic Forum announced today a new multistakeholder initiative

Seventh Summit on the Global Agenda Aimed at Shaping the Transformations of the World

Over 1,000 members of the world’s foremost community of experts gather in Dubai to generate insight and action to address the most pressing and critical global challenges Three-day Summit is held in partnership with the Government of the United Arab Emirates and marks the fifth time the Summit has been held in Dubai Dubai, United

Income Gap and Unemployment to Dominate International Agenda in 2014

The Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 finds structural unemployment, widening income gaps and falling confidence in economic policies among the top ten trends for world leaders in 2014 Tension in the Middle East and North Africa and inaction on climate change also rated as top concerns The Outlook report, which is based on a survey of more than

Increased Political Participation Helps Narrow Global Gender Gap in 2013

The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 finds 86 out of 133 countries improved their global gender gap between 2012 and 2013, with the area of political participation seeing the greatest progress Iceland has the narrowest gender gap in the world, followed by Finland, Norway and Sweden. Data indicates overall slight gains in gender parity mask the

World Becoming “Ungovernable”, Says Peres

Global corporations are replacing the role of governments Corporations are answering the younger generations’ call for individuality The theme of the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is Resilient Dynamism. For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 24 January 2013 – Speaking this afternoon at the 43rd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Shimon Peres, President of Israel, said the