Posts tagged ‘business’

  • 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 years, there is… 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 businesses who… more

  • Row of 3D printers are seen during media preview for GE Garages in Washington Forum Article

    5 ways technology will disrupt business

    As I meet technology leaders in various parts of the world, it’s clear that a significant number of emerging… more

  • Ships are pictured in the shipyard at Bremerhaven Forum Article

    Seven ways to make innovation pay

    Changes in technology, new customer behaviours and regulation are disrupting the business and global landscape… more

  • People wait for the New Year tree to be lit up in Tbilisi Forum Article

    Why Georgia must work closely with its neighbours

    Collaborating with neighbours is vital for any country to ensure sustainable development. The example of Georgia is one… more

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    Three steps for China on liberalizing capital

    The rest of the world has a huge stake in how China manages its tricky transition from a state of binding capital… more

  • Early morning sunlight is reflected off the windows of a government office building in Washington Forum Event

    Four ways to be more innovative at work

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Liu, CEO and founder of China’s e-commerce company JD.com, crosses a street on an electric tricycle during a delivery run in Beijing Forum Article

    Six reasons China is winning at e-commerce

    Why has China’s e-commerce industry developed so fast? I get asked this in almost every country I visit, usually… more

  • Protestors carry flags of Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain as they gather in front of the parliament in Syntagma square during a 48-hour strike by the two major Greek workers unions in Athens Forum Video

    Is Europe’s competitiveness torn in half?

    In recent years, many studies have highlighted the stark competitiveness divide that exists and persists between a… more

  • French lycee students take their Philosophy “Bac”, the traditional end-of-year examination series in France, at the the Lycee Livet in Nantes Forum Article

    Why teaching humanities improves innovation

    Business leaders often argue that the widening education gap – the disparity between what young people learn and the… more

  • Co-workers hold production meeting in the office of the HowDo start-up at the Wostel co-working space in Berlin Forum Article

    6 common mistakes leaders make

    I founded my first company in 1998 and my second in 2013. I've worked with hundreds of companies as clients in my… more

  • A woman has a painted Swiss flag on her face as Swiss National Day is celebrated at the House of Switzerland in London Forum Video

    What makes Switzerland so competitive?

    For the sixth consecutive edition, Switzerland tops the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness… more

  • An investor looks up at screens displaying stock information at the Dubai Financial Market Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Middle East, North Africa

    Large parts of the Middle East and North Africa continue to be affected by geopolitical conflict and turbulence. Yet… more

  • A visitor takes photos from an elevated walkway connecting giant concrete tree-like structures called Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore Forum Gallery

    Top 10 most competitive economies in the world

    The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15 assesses the competitiveness of 144 world economies based on 12 “pillars”… more

  • People take photos with the skyline of the financial district of Singapore in the background Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Asia Pacific

    The competitiveness landscape in the Asia-Pacific region remains one of stark contrasts. According to the latest… more

  • Closeup of the map of Europe seen on the face of a 10 Euro Cent coin in Paris Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Europe

    Economic recovery across Europe is mixed, with many countries now recording stronger growth, while others continue to… more

  • The sun casts a shadow and spectral halo effect on clouds as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s aircraft departs Tel Aviv for Geneva Technology Pioneers Article

    You can’t afford to ignore the internet of things

    The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that 20 billion to 30… more

  • Water drips from a standing pipe on Boucher Road in Belfast Technology Pioneers Article

    How data can help to save water

    “Water utility companies are conservative animals,” says Amir Peleg, Founder and CEO of TaKaDu. “The water sector… more