647 results for ‘new energy ’ — page 26 of 54

  • Technology Pioneers

    What can eye tracking technology really do for us?

    There’s been a lot of buzz about eye tracking lately, with some of the world’s leaders such as Fujitsu and Samsung making headlines with eye-tracking-based product features or rumours about future vision-driven gadgets. The consumer reaction has been overwhelmingly positive, and eye tracking… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Want to boost growth? Support start-ups

    Though still fragile, signs of economic recovery are emerging. A powerful sense of purpose remains the name of the game – and smart government and industry leaders across the globe are focused on how to strengthen and sustain this recovery. Many of these same leaders are adopting the emerging… more
  • Forum

    The green transformation is under way

    At the Annual Meeting 2013 in Davos-Klosters, we heard a troubling message from three leading economic voices – the heads of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development – that we will not emerge from the current global economic… more
  • Forum

    How bad is Europe’s youth unemployment problem?

    European policymakers have decided that they must be seen to be “doing something” about youth unemployment. A special summit of Europe’s heads of state has been called, and a “Youth Employment Initiative,” proposed at the EU Council of Ministers’ meeting in February, aims to “reinforce… more
  • Social Entrepreneurs

    The climate is changing in East Asia

    Only a handful of serious scientists would deny that climate change is one of the biggest challenges we face this century. As Christine Lagarde warned at this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters: “We will be grilled, toasted and roasted” if we don’t manage to curb… more
  • Forum

    Myanmar must seize the moment – at home and abroad

    Myanmar is richly endowed with natural resources. Yet, the per capita consumption of energy in the country is the lowest in Asia. Only 26% of the population has access to electricity via the national grid, while domestic supply falls far short of the demand generated by 60 million citizens. This is… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Invest in smallholder farmers

    The economy of the Philippines grew 7.8% in the first quarter of this year, outperforming China and the rest of Asia. The media announced the news proudly and happily because this is the third quarter in a row that the country’s GDP exceeded 7%. However, for those of us working in the… more
  • Forum

    How to stop electricity shortages in Myanmar

    Following a series of substantial economic and political reforms, Myanmar is on a steady path towards economic reawakening. And Yangon, a former capital, will be the epicentre of new growth attracting a large number of people to live and work in the city. Currently, an estimated 5 million people… more
  • Forum

    The decade of China and America

    The California summit between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping on June 7-8 comes at a time of heightened tension between the world’s two pre-eminent powers. But divisive issues – from computer hacking to America’s “pivot to Asia” – must not claim all of the… more
  • Forum

    Why Turkey is thriving

    A recent visit to Turkey reminded me of its enormous economic successes during the last decade. The economy has grown rapidly, inequality is declining, and innovation is on the rise. Turkey’s achievements are all the more remarkable when one considers its neighborhood. Its neighbors to the… more
  • Forum

    Breaking the impasse in the Middle East

    The situation in the Middle East is grave. War in Syria threatens to drag the region into prolonged conflict. Sectarian strife is tearing countries and communities apart. Fully 85 million – some 30% – of Middle Eastern youth are in need of a job that will enable them to build themselves and… more
  • Forum

    Advancing growth and resilience in the MENA region

    The transformations in the Middle East and North Africa have by no means come to an end. As we come together at the Dead Sea in Jordan, the situation in the region remains challenging, especially in regards to security issues. However, despite the short-term obstacles, we believe that the… more