Posts tagged ‘business’

  • People play “Battlefield 4″ on the first day of E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles Forum Article

    Who owns the data you generate online?

    Nearly everyone has a digital footprint – the trail of so-called “passive data” that is produced when… more

  • A woman works at the General Company for Leather Industry in Baghdad Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways businesses can help to build peace

    The 9/11 al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre twin towers – soaring symbols of development and… more

  • A stockbroker looks at stock index numbers at a brokerage firm in Mumbai Forum Article

    Why grit matters in the workplace

    It’s not smarts or talent or luck that separates the risers from the fallers – it’s grit. My… more

  • Students from Warsaw School of Economics attend a presentation at the Warsaw Stock Exchange Forum Article

    15 tips on presenting to a board

    One of the questions I most frequently get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about… more

  • A man walks through a street in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district Forum Article

    Goodbye advertising, hello attention economy

    Advertising has changed a lot, but one thing has not changed. Advertising has always been about… more

  • A boy touches a long wall lighted by colour rays at an exhibition hall in Wuhan Forum Article

    Why aiming high matters more than succeeding

    During high school, I traded three hourly wage jobs to work at a small corner deli. I stocked shelves… more

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore Forum Article

    How to benefit from China’s innovation boom

    For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and… more

  • A pro-democracy demonstrator reacts during a fireworks display in downtown Hong Kong Young Global Leaders Article

    Is your business ready to go ‘bossless’?

    One of the main reasons I wanted to be an entrepreneur was for the feeling of freedom and autonomy it gave… more

  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during… more

  • Two workers use their mobile phones in the newly built Meydan Horse racing complex in Dubai Forum Article

    Four ways to create more jobs in the Gulf

    Gulf economies are taking bets on the future, spending billions on new airports, bigger ports and… more

  • Students shake hands during etiquette training at a vocational school in Beijing Forum Article

    How can businesses build trust?

    Most business leaders recognize that trust is absolutely essential to the success and competitiveness of… 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 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

  • The sunrise is seen behind lower Manhattan during the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, from Jersey City, New Jersey Forum Article

    A quiet transformation in climate change

    It is estimated that the impact of climate change already reduces global GDP by 1.6% every year… more

  • Steam billows from the cooling towers of Jaenschwalde coal power station near Cottbus Forum Article

    Governments cannot solve the climate crisis alone

    I’ve been hearing from business leaders over the past few months about the impact climate change could… more

  • A meteor streaks across the sky during the Perseid meteor shower at a windmill farm near Bogdanci Forum Article

    Can good marketing make the world more sustainable?

    Last week, General Mills announced its intention to purchase the purpose-driven, organic brand Annie’s, a… more

  • UV lights illuminate security features at a German passport that is placed in a passport validation device of the federal police at the Girls Day career event in Berlin Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why supporting migration makes good business sense

    Once you wade through the myths and misperceptions that have depicted migration so negatively in recent… more

  • Coffee trees sprout at Conquista farm in Alfenas Forum Article

    Three reasons to be optimistic about impact investing

    A new kind of inequality – or divergence – is emerging in modern society between individuals and… more