WEF launches COVID action platform for collective action by business community
This is the first initiative of its kind that aims to convene the business community for collective action, protect people's livelihoods and facilitate business continuity, and mobilise support for the COVID-19 response, the Geneva-based international organisation for public-private cooperation said in a statement.
WEF@Davos: Padukone to talk mental health, Sadhguru to hold meditation sessions
When world leaders congregate in the Swiss ski resort town of...
India joins WEF reskilling initiative as founding member
The scheme aims to future-proof workers from technological change and help economies...
Half of world economy dependent on nature: WEF study
Releasing the Nature Risk Rising Report ahead of its 50th Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum said about 25 per cent of our assessed plant and animal species are threatened by human actions, with a million species facing extinction, many within decades.
Trump, Merkel and Imran to visit WEF at Davos
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, taking place on January 20-24, will focus on establishing stakeholder capitalism as a way of addressing the world's greatest challenges, from societal divisions created by income inequality and political polarization to the climate crisis we face today, the Geneva-based International organisation for public-private partnership has said.
Satya Nadella at WEF: Data privacy must be seen as a human right
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday said data privacy must be seen as a human right that needs to be protected and have full transparenc...
Central banks wake up to digital currency, create new framework with WEF
The framework is to help central banks evaluate, design and potential deploy digital currency.
WEF 2020: CEOs welcome pay alignment with environmental, social and governance criteria
With stakeholder capitalism gaining traction, the push to closely align executive pay to a company's performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related criteria is gaining ground.
Forgot your password? WEF report suggests it's safer to not have one
Weak or stolen passwords account for an average of four out of five global data breaches.
World losing trust in climate science, Indians most-trusting: WEF survey
Indians and Bangladeshis have topped the charts when it comes to trust in climate science as also for keeping themselves abreast about news and current affairs, while Russia and Ukraine are among the laggards on both counts. The new public opinion poll published by the WEF at its 50th annual meeting called for better climate education and urgent upskilling.
Deepika Padukone feted at WEF; talks mental health, hope
Deepika Padukone, who has been an advocate of mental health awareness and has been extensively working towards de-stigmatising mental illnes...
India ranked 80th in Corruption Perception Index
The CPI, released at the WEF 2020 here, ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people.
Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Goyal
"When we take electricity to every home we do not ask them their colour or their religion, when we take toilets, digital tech, bank accounts, cooking gas to every home we do not ask their religion. All our programmes are equal for all," the minister said.
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation to WEF 2020 in Davos
Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos during this period, the commerce ministry said in a statement. The union minister will hold bilateral meetings with ministers of Australia, South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Korea and Singapore.
Punjab Delegation holds strategic talks with business leaders at Davos
The delegation also comprises of Advisor Invest Punjab, Mr. B.S. Kohli and CEO Invest Punjab, Mr. Rajat Agarwal.
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