Topic : Values

  • Coffee trees sprout at Conquista farm in Alfenas Forum Article

    Three reasons to be optimistic about impact investing

    A new kind of inequality – or divergence – is emerging in modern society between individuals and businesses who… more

  • A participant holds up a sky lantern to be released during the “Kapulica & Lanterns” event in Zagreb Forum Article

    Three ways young people are changing the world

    We are experiencing a values revolution. Increasingly, people want to make the world a better place through their… more

  • 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

  • Chimneys are seen through a window at a coal-fired power plant on a hazy day in Shimen county Forum Article

    Don’t be surprised if China puts a cap on carbon

    In China – the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide – policy-makers have been discussing the possibility of… more

  • A member of Romania’s Airclub performs on a glider during Bucharest International Air Show at Baneasa airport in Bucharest Forum Article

    3 ways to be a more mindful leader

    It’s been more than a decade since I started exploring the intersection between excellence in leadership and… more

  • A family rides a bicycle past a palace in the Forbidden City in Beijing, Women Leaders & Gender Parity Event

    China can and must close its gender gap

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • People look at the cooling towers of Doel’s nuclear plant in northern Belgium Forum Event

    How will we power the next energy revolution?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • LittleBits chief executive and founder, Ayah Bdeir, poses at her company’s headquarters in New York Young Global Leaders Article

    Are you a sandwich generation leader?

    The World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders (YGLs) are a group of globetrotting, independently minded, young(ish)… 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 (SDGs) released a zero draft… more

  • Co-workers hold production meeting in the office of the HowDo start-up at the Wostel co-working space in Berlin Forum Article

    6 common mistakes leaders make

    I founded my first company in 1998 and my second in 2013. I've worked with hundreds of companies as clients in my… more

  • Malian pupils study during a French language class during a French language lesson in Mali’s capital Bamako. Forum Article

    How can every child get an education?

    The odds are weighed heavily against achieving the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of ensuring… more

  • A sister of the Franciscan order plays with children in Lambare city, near Asuncion Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The app changing the way we look at poverty

    If we’re aiming to not simply alleviate poverty but eliminate it altogether, we need to understand its causes. But we… more

  • A worker sweeps the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    How can the US create jobs that pay decent wages?

    Something unusual happened this year. For the first time in almost ten years, a book by an economist made it to… more

  • Hazara students gather before attending class at Ummat Public School in Mehrabad Forum Article

    3 problems with education targets

    Since the early 1960s (at the conference of Addis Ababa), and with the best intentions, the international community has… more

  • Jenna Sampson, a community relations manager at Twitter, works on the company’s rooftop deck in San Francisco Forum Article

    How to manage the internet from the bottom up

    In a speech to the UN General Assembly in September 2013, after Snowden’s revelations, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s… more

  • An internet cable is seen at a server room in this picture illustration taken in Warsaw Forum Article

    How do we protect the future of the internet?

    In order for the internet to continue to thrive, we need it to remain open, interconnected, interoperable, stable and… more

  • Migrants yell slogans as they hold up flags from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, during a march in Mexico City Global Agenda Councils Article

    3 ways to lead for the common good

    In 2013 at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland, the Global Agenda Council on Values held a series of… more

  • Students attend a lesson at a public school in Gudele, on the outskirts of South Sudan’s capital Juba Forum Article

    We cannot improve the world from the top down

    The World Economic Forum is dedicated to improving the world. We cannot improve our world top down. Our New Social… more