Posts tagged ‘natural resources’

  • To match Interview SOLAR-FUND/ Forum Article

    Why sustainability is more than just a fad

    Since the 1970s, we’ve been operating beyond the resources our planet can sustainably provide… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal's coast Forum Article

    How to avoid the Dutch disease

    What would you do if you won a billion dollars? Would you just buy more hamburgers for… more

  • The colors of Fall can be seen reflected in a waterfall along the Blackberry River in Canaan, Connecticut. Strategic Foresight Article

    Busting five myths about natural resources

    Misconceptions about one of the most serious and widely discussed topics on the… more

  • A hammerhead shark swims close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve Global Agenda Councils Article

    Deep sea mining: the new frontier in the struggle for resources?

    The global demand for natural resources continues to grow. As land-based sources decline, corporate and… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… more

  • A general view shows the new PS20 solar plant at “Solucar” solar park in Sanlucar La Mayor Forum Article

    Why both sides of the economic debate are wrong

    I am a macroeconomist, but I dissent from the profession’s two leading camps in the United States:… more

  • A field of unharvested wheat is seen outside Montigny en Ostrevent Forum Article

    If you eat, you’re part of the solution

    Hunger was one of the deadliest weapons in the Second World War, with nearly a third of all deaths, around… more

  • An ECO 110 wind turbine manufactured Alstom is seen in the Landes de Couesme wind farm near La Gacilly Forum Video

    Why competitiveness doesn’t have to cost the earth

    Last June, a UN task force in charge of developing the Sustainable Development Goals… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why raw materials are a dangerous distraction

    Poor countries export raw materials such as cocoa, iron ore, and raw diamonds. Rich countries export… more

  • Forum Article

    Has globalization peaked?

    The common presumption is that it will spread, but I find this question not so easy to answer. Let’s say… more

  • Forum Article

    Saving the fragile layer that supports life on earth

    Take an apple out of the fridge and look at the almost invisible film of moisture that forms on its… more

  • Forum Event

    Investors should wake up to Africa

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Strategic Partners Event

    Three key themes for the future of investment in Africa

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Forum Event

    Investing in the circular economy

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Davos briefing: Sustaining a world of 9 billion

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    The battle for water

    The sharpening international geopolitical competition over natural resources has turned some strategic… more

  • Forum Event

    Myanmar must seize the moment – at home and abroad

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013

    , Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Treasuring Myanmar’s natural wealth

    Equally significant but less well known than Myanmar’s political crossroads is its decision on how to… more