Topic : Role of Business

  • Employees practice relaxation exercises during break at the production facility of Phonak hearing devices of Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova in Staefa Forum Article

    How to cope with pressure at work

    Imagine you're about to miss your monthly sales targets, you do not get a crucial contract signed… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • To match Interview DAI-ICHI-LIFE/ Forum Article

    Ten challenges for global insurance regulation

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has completed its framework for the regulation of systemically… more

  • A woman works at the General Company for Leather Industry in Baghdad Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways businesses can help to build peace

    The 9/11 al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre twin towers – soaring symbols of development and… more

  • Brazil team members clasp hands before their women’s preliminary round basketball game against Jamaica at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara Forum Article

    How to collaborate in the age of the internet

    Creativity is a collaborative process. As brilliant as the many inventors of the internet and computer… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more

  • A child in first grade uses a new laptop as part of the Canaima project at a Bolivarian school in Caracas Forum Article

    How can Europe embrace a digital future?

    The World Economic Forum has been enriched by the contributions of globally minded and digital… more

  • Students from Warsaw School of Economics attend a presentation at the Warsaw Stock Exchange Forum Article

    15 tips on presenting to a board

    One of the questions I most frequently get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about… more

  • A businessman walks in Tokyo’s business district Forum Article

    Why central bankers are today’s philosophers

    At the recent meeting of G-20 finance ministers in Australia, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew noted “phil… more

  • A man walks through a street in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district Forum Article

    Goodbye advertising, hello attention economy

    Advertising has changed a lot, but one thing has not changed. Advertising has always been about… more

  • A boy touches a long wall lighted by colour rays at an exhibition hall in Wuhan Forum Article

    Why aiming high matters more than succeeding

    During high school, I traded three hourly wage jobs to work at a small corner deli. I stocked shelves… more

  • Man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why aren’t current events affecting the markets?

    An increasingly obvious paradox has emerged in global financial markets this year. Though geopolitical… more

  • Construction labourers work at the site of the development project of King Abdullah Road in Riyadh Forum Article

    Why now is the time to invest in infrastructure

    Infrastructure is the backbone of well-functioning economies. Unfortunatel… more

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore Forum Article

    How to benefit from China’s innovation boom

    For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and… more

  • A worker examines a circuit board inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in the southern Guangdong province Forum Article

    Can offshoring cut inequality?

    The rapid rise of offshoring has been one of the most visible trends in the US labour market over the… more

  • A bee flies on a mustard field in front of the cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near Tyn nad Vltavou Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why business needs to obey the laws of nature

    “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan famously sang. You don’t… more