Posts tagged ‘sustainable development’

  • People walk across a street in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why we need the UN’s sustainable development goals

    Sustainable development is the central drama of our time. The world’s governments are currently… 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

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    Lagos, city of dreams and nightmares

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

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    How new technology will help Latin America thrive

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2014

    , Panama City, Panama

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Latin America needs a new relationship between state, market and society

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2014

    , Panama City, Panama

  • Forum Article

    A new global vision for sustainable development

    When the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were first established nearly 15 years ago, the half-joke… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Emerging technology as an agent for change

    The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies has released its annual list… more

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    How do you balance business and philanthropy?

    As the UN works on a post-2015 development framework – the Sustainable Development Goals – there is a… more

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    Will our cities survive the storms of the future?

    Jeffrey D. Sachs argues that the new global development agenda now taking shape should empower cities… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Timeline: a brief history of sustainable consumption

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Q&A: Sustainable consumption

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2013

    , Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Backcasting to the future

    The year was 2025. The place was the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos where 200 Young Global… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    It’s the economy, stupid

    Here at Davos we participated in a fantastic scenario planning workshop with Schwab Social Entrepreneurs… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Millennium Development Goals – what next?

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Video

    Harnessing the power of women farmers

    Our world is today reeling from four interrelated crises – food, energy, financial and climate… more

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    Could free trade be good for the environment?

    The past few weeks have produced good news and bad news for global “clean technology” markets, economic… more

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    Can we become ‘energy literate’?

    For me, energy literacy means having a debate on energy that’s based on solid data and an understanding of… more

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    The challenges of Rio+20

    For three days, as part of the High-level Segment at Rio+20, heads of state have made speeches and have… more