GRI engaging and influencing at World Economic Forum annual meeting
January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With global leaders gathered in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF), GRI is pressing for action and commitments that support the transition to sustainable and responsible business.
GRI chief executive Tim Mohin is participating in the WEF annual meeting in Davos this week. That includes a strategy session today with the WEF International Business Council on mainstreaming ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) disclosures.
In his opening remarks at the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF), Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of WEF, called for responsive and responsible leadership to advance the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The latest meeting – attended by more than 3,000 politicians, business executives, scientists, and heads of civil society – was one of the largest multi-stakeholder groups ever assembled.
In today's fast-paced and changing world, trust is vital for society and the global economy to function successfully and efficiently. The economic crisis that began in 2008 continues to challenge us today.
The 44th annual Davos World Economic Forum is taking place this week, bringing together 2,500 of the world’s most powerful business and political leaders to discuss pressing international issues. The spotlight will be focused on Iran, as its President, Hassan Rouhani, seeks investment for his hard-hit, sanctions-laden country; Syria, as its bloody civil war rages on; Europe, as it faces unemployment, inflation, and continued financial vulnerability; and China, as it exerts ever-growing social and economic influence.