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  • Small geothermal power plant is seen near the town of Laugarvatn Forum Article

    Why governments must lead on climate change

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has just hosted a special summit in New York intended to spur… more

  • Japan’s bullet train, or the “shinkansen” at Tokyo station in Tokyo March 25, 2004. [Rocky relations.. Forum Article

    Does high-speed rail benefit business?

    Governments around the world are spending lavishly on the… more

  • A bee is covered with pollen as it sits on a blade of grass at a lawn in Klosterneubur Forum Article

    14 must-read stories for the weekend

    A quiet transformation in climate change. Something profound and very practical is taking root, writes… more

  • Unemployed Belgian Sammar attends a simulated job interview, part of a “Fit for a job” coaching course in Brussels Forum Article

    The five most revealing job interview questions

    One of the most important things I do as a leader is choosing the people who will join our team. Finding… more

  • -PHOTO TAKEN 15MAY05- A vessel sails under the Bosphorus Bridge linking the city’s [European and Asi.. Forum Article

    Turkey 2014: Two strategies for unlocking growth

    With economic growth rates improving in advanced economies, countries in Europe, the Middle East and… more

  • Tens of thousands of protesters take part in an anti-austerity demonstration in Madrid Forum Article

    Three reasons economies need reform, not stimulus

    The 2008-2009 global financial crisis led to a number of large–scale government interventions… more

  • Applicants fill out forms during a job fair at the Southeast LA-Crenshaw WorkSource Center in Los Angeles Social Entrepreneurs Article

    How young people can boost competitiveness

    While the issue of youth unemployment features highly on national and international policy agendas… more

  • Piggy banks filled with money are displayed on a desk during a “Save our economy” campaign by Korea Saemaulundong Centre in Seoul Forum Article

    Why do so many Americans lack bank accounts?

    Many households in the US do not hold a bank account, making it harder for them… more

  • A worker arrives at his office in the Canary Wharf business district in London Forum Article

    Three business lessons from social enterprise

    I consider myself to be an entrepreneur. My teenage daughter, who is just now discovering the world of… more

  • A trader’s desk is decorated with a German flag during morning trading session at Frankfurt’s stock exchange Forum Article

    Is Germany really the right role model for Europe?

    For 60 years, successive German governments sought a more European Germany. But now, Chancellor Angela… more

  • A man carries an inflatable earth balloon along West 72nd Street during the People’s Climate March in New York Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can we reboot globalization?

    Globalization, as many have recently noted, is in retreat. Despite all of its undeniable benefits, it has… more

  • A bee flies on a mustard field in front of the cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near Tyn nad Vltavou Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why business needs to obey the laws of nature

    “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan famously sang. You don’t… more