More than 1,400 business leaders from across industries came together in Davos for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2023.
The theme was ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’ and it’s never been more important for private-public cooperation to find solutions to the myriad challenges facing the world today.
Social innovation is needed now more than ever as multiple crises drive inequality further and slow progress on tackling climate change.
The Schwab Foundation’s Social Innovators of the Year 2023 includes both business and government leaders, and collective change orchestrators.
Through innovative and collaborative approaches, these 16 change
- The COVID-19 pandemic increases the need for social innovations to help those most vulnerable.
- Here are six examples of social innovators creating solutions, from communicating facts, offering telehealth services and creating microfinance loans.
Social innovators, disruptors in the service of others in situations where traditional actors or the market have failed,
As global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum to discuss some of the world’s most pressing issues, including inequality and poverty, many will share data to illustrate a phenomenon. However, countries that focus on creating prosperity and not just merely eradicating poverty react differently to data on poverty.
Alleviating poverty is
As world leaders prepare to descend on Davos, Switzerland for the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, the mood music is undeniably fractious. Divisions loom large in socio-political discourse, and strategic fissures have emerged across multiple international fronts. Delegates in Davos are being encouraged to confront the challenges head-on under this year’s ambitious theme, “Creating
Earlier this year, Oxfam reported that the world’s eight richest people control roughly the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population. Around the same time, the World Economic Forum identified income inequality as the most challenging problem the world faces today. It is an issue that has been
Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch’s biography, “Davos, Aspen and Yale,” tells part of the story that unfolds each year at this time in a town high in the Swiss Alps. But who is Ted Malloch? We are talking about someone who has been a high-ranking officer at the United Nations and the World Economic Forum, member