Posts tagged ‘natural resources’

  • 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

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Communities matter to natural resources development

    Extractive industries that can meet the needs of resource-hungry export markets typically receive… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Rules of the game for Myanmar’s natural riches

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013

    , Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Forum Article

    The case for the circular economy

    Stef Kranendijk discusses responsible business and sustainability Finding a way to boost world… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Achieving net positive impact for nature

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates