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  • Forum

    Is India dealing with its 95% increase in energy demand ?

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report launched on Monday 23rd April 2012, Tejpreet Singh Chopra, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bharat Light and Power, talks about the challenges of meeting India’s spike in energy demand.  Dri… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    What if we fail to adapt to the new era of scarcity?

    Dominic Waughray, Head of Environmental Initiatives at the World Economic Forum, explores what could happen if the world fails to get to grips with the new reality of extreme weather and scarce resources. The interview is part of the Risk Response Network’s “What if?” series. What is your… more
  • Forum

    Translating energy into lasting prosperity

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s Energy for Economic Growth report launched on Wednesday 7th March 2012, Khalid A. Al-Falih explains what energy-rich countries can do to translate their resources into broad economic development and growth. It is often said that… more
  • Forum

    Why energy has remained stable during the Second Great Contraction

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s Energy for Economic Growth report launched on Wednesday 7th March 2012, Kenneth Rogoff talks about the impact of the Second Great Contraction on commodity prices. One of the stunning features of the post-financial crisis global… more
  • Forum

    Water Resources Group: A new model for water sector transformation

    The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 kicked off yesterday exploring the most pressing challenges that our world faces today. A strong green thread runs across Davos this year, where many discussions are focused on realizing growth in a sustainable manner. Given their importance to economic… more
  • Forum

    Davos 2012: beyond the food-energy-water nexus

    At this week’s World Economic Forum, the food-energy-water nexus will be a common theme running through many conversations, and that is a good thing. Water, food and energy security are chronic impediments to economic growth and social stability. But now we need to take the next step, and… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Setting the scene for a new climate regime – building trust and honouring…

    In early January, I was in the audience of a panel discussion, hosted by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Climate Change, on the outcomes of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban. Yvo de Boer moderated the discussion and Christiana Figueres, Wu Changhua and… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    New EU initiative aims to boost social entrepreneurship

    By Mirjam Schöning, Senior Director, Schwab Foundation During the past two decades, social entrepreneurs have developed many innovative models to provide the poorest people in society with anything from financial services to drinking water, renewable energy, education and job opportunities. As… more
  • Forum

    Setting New Standards for Sustainable Growth

    Introducing the Sustainable Growth Summit at the India Economic Summit, 12 November, Mumbai By Randall Krantz* India is booming. By 2025, it is forecast to be the world’s third-largest economy. On one hand, the country’s growth implies a unique opportunity to bring hundreds of millions of… more
  • Social Entrepreneurs

    Reflections from the New Champions Meeting Dalian

    By Mel Young, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Homeless World Cup, United Kingdom; Social Entrepreneur and Schwab Fellow of the World Economic Forum I am on my way home now after a very stimulating New Champions World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian. The backdrop of the… more
  • Forum

    Reflections from the New Champions Meeting Dalian

    By Mel Young, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Homeless World Cup, United Kingdom. I am on my way home now after a very stimulating New Champions World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian. The backdrop of the conference was dominated by “doom and gloom” around the global… more
  • Technology Pioneers

    Technology Pioneers at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Dalian, China

    The new class of Technology Pioneers 2012 were officially announced almost two weeks ago and the media attention surrounding the launch has been amazing. This year, we will be welcoming the newly selected group at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2011, also known as the “Summer Davos”… more