WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM 2020
ET Women's Forum: Why India needs to hear the voice of half a billion
India scored a dismal 112 rank in the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Index 2020.
Tata Steel Kalinganagar honoured at World Economic Forum 2020
Tata Steel's CEO & MD T V Narendran accepted the award for the company's recent...
Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg slams elites on climate at World Economic Forum
Young climate activists including Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg ...
Davos 2020: Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' at World Economic Forum
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the "perennial prophets of doom" who warn that the world is in the throes of a major envi...
Global economy could shrink by almost 1% in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic: United Nations
The analysis by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) said the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting global supply chains and international trade. With nearly 100 countries closing national borders during the past month, the movement of people and tourism flows have come to a screeching halt.
'India's tourism sector may lose Rs 5 lakh cr, 4-5 cr jobs could be cut due to COVID-19'
Of the total losses, the organised sector in the industry -- branded hotels, tour operators, travel agencies which are the mainstay of the sector - may be hit the hardest with an estimated loss of around Rs 1.58 lakh crore, according to Confederation of Indian Industry estimates.
Budget 2020 hits the right chord on data and technology: Is India Inc ready for the quantum leap?
Budget 2020 has stood out for its special focus on technology, talent and infrastructure.
World trade to decline 13-32% in 2020, says WTO
WTO said merchandise trade was expected to decline 13-32% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
What FM can do to make the most out of her second Budget
FM's second Budget will have to be one that will restore both economic momentum and her political reputation.
How embracing renewable energy can help India achieve its target of becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25
As per findings of the World Bank, low-emission and resource-efficient greening of India’s economy is possible at a very low cost in terms of GDP growth.
No country in the world says everybody is welcome: EAM Jaishankar on CAA
Over 2,000 delegates from across the world are attending the 2020 edition of Global Business Summit. And the audience, as usual, are as blue...
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.
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.
Providing women easier access to capital makes great business, economic sense: Cherie Blair
Blair is more than familiar with India – ‘I almost qualify as an NRI,’ she quipped in her second time as a speaker at ETGBS – and also how important India figures in the global challenge of closing the gap on gender inequity. Quoting World Economic Forum data, she underlined how bad things still were: it would take an estimated 276 years for the gender gap to close.
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