Posts tagged ‘Manufacturing’

  • The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean as seen from the International Space Station Young Global Leaders Article

    Can technology save the environment?

    In a world of 9 billion expected by 2050 – including 3 billion new middle-class consumers – the challenges of… more

  • Liu, CEO and founder of China’s e-commerce company, 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

  • An employee checks newly-assembled electric cars to be exported to South America at an electric vehicle factory in Zouping county Forum Article

    Why agriculture and services are key to development

    The literature on global growth convergence and divergence is vast and deep. And it is still evolving. Some have argued… more

  • Employees work at the assembly line of the Honda Amaze car inside the company’s manufacturing plant in Tapukara Young Global Leaders Article

    A new beginning for India’s economy

    On August 15, Narendra Modi delivered his first Independence Day speech as India's Prime Minister. Though he… more

  • Forum Article

    To tackle climate change, clean up politics

    There are few areas of public discourse where the old adage “people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw… more

  • Forum Article

    How Africa can achieve inclusive growth

    Euphoria abounds in much of Africa nowadays, and rightly so. Seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growing countries are… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Busting the myth of the US manufacturing revival

    The decade that preceded the 2008 financial crisis was marked by massive global trade imbalances, as the United States… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can Europe compete with a fracking-fuelled US?

    Newspapers like to claim that energy prices are much higher in Europe than in the United States, which has embraced… more

  • Forum Event

    What is the future of manufacturing?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    The robot that learns on the job

    Today’s robots are often associated with the large industrial ones used in constructing automobiles. However, this… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    What’s the future for manufacturing?

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Event

    Why the future of manufacturing matters

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013

    , Dalian, People’s Republic of China

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Will 3D printing kill the supply chain?

    The additive manufacturing revolution is underway, and product supply chains lie directly in its path of creative… more

  • Forum Article

    How 3D printing will transform business

    How will 3D printing change the world? Today, you can read about jewelry and custom can openers, much as three decades… more

  • Forum Article

    Should markets be pessimistic about China’s economic future?

    China’s growth has slowed considerably since 2010, and it may slow even more – a prospect that is rattling… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    A visit to a changing Myanmar

    Imagine wading through calf-deep monsoon floodwaters teaming with sewage and industrial waste in 42ºC heat. Now… more

  • Forum Article

    What an iPod tells us about the competitiveness revolution

    The rise of global value chains is posing new challenges to analyses of international trade and countries’… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    One bottling plant and the future of manufacturing in Myanmar

    Visiting a bottling plant in Myanmar last week, the impression I got was certainly not of a country that got its… more