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A Davos Spring: A First-Timer's Impressions From the World Economic Forum

By Nicola Acutt
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Back when I was a girl on a hill outside of Johannesburg, dreaming of sucking up the world’s pollution with a giant vacuum, I never imagined I would one day climb another hill—in a gondola, no less—with heads of state, billionaires, and even a few members of royalty. But at the World Economic Forum (WEF), held in the Swiss village of Davos, moments like this are the norm.

Why Collaboration Through Platforms Is Important for Tackling the Climate Challenge

Written By Daniel Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Alibaba Group
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This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

  • The future of sustainable development will be a low-carbon circular economy driven by new tech and energy sources, with success dependent on collective ambition and commitment.
  • Scope 3+ is a collaborative effort with partner brands and customers to cut 1.5 gigatons of carbon emissions by 2035.
  • We hope that a coalition acting within this initiative can use its collective insights to put in place a measurement approach that is practical and has wider resonance.
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This article is part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

  • The future of sustainable development will be a low-carbon circular economy driven by new tech and energy sources, with success dependent on collective ambition and commitment.
  • Scope 3+ is a collaborative effort with partner brands and customers to cut 1.5 gigatons of carbon emissions by 2035.
  • We hope that a coalition acting within this initiative can use its collective insights to put in place a measurement approach that is practical and has wider resonance.

8 Leaders at Davos 2022 Explain How Business Can Deliver on ESG Promises

By Sarita Nayyar Managing Director; Chief Operating Officer, USA, World Economic Forum
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  • ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance - reporting is increasingly essential – and even required.
  • Yet, without definitive standards, sustainability reporting remains complex – and a barrier to progress.
  • Ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2022, business leaders provided insights on how companies can track and deliver on ESG promises.
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  • ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance - reporting is increasingly essential – and even required.
  • Yet, without definitive standards, sustainability reporting remains complex – and a barrier to progress.
  • Ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2022, business leaders provided insights on how companies can track and deliver on ESG promises.

7 Leaders at Davos 2022 on Securing Sustainable, Resilient Supply Chains, Despite Global Shocks

By Kimberley Botwright Head, Sustainable Trade, World Economic Forum & Felipe Bezamat Head of Advanced Manufacturing Industry, World Economic Forum
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  • Russia's invasion of Ukraine triggered new supply chain disruptions, but supply chains face additional challenges.
  • If unaddressed, supply chain challenges will hamper economic recovery and long-term growth.
  • Ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2022, business leaders provided insights on how to build supply chain resilience and sustainability.
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  • Russia's invasion of Ukraine triggered new supply chain disruptions, but supply chains face additional challenges.
  • If unaddressed, supply chain challenges will hamper economic recovery and long-term growth.
  • Ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2022, business leaders provided insights on how to build supply chain resilience and sustainability.

WEF Highlights How ESG Is Driving Change in Advanced Manufacturing

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Global leaders are gathering this week in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting on May 22-26. The Davos 2022 meeting brings together over 2,000 leaders and experts from around the world.

The Future of Company Reporting is Integrated

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Next week, business, political, and social leaders will meet at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos against the backdrop of unprecedented global challenges, including climate change.

Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Among Those Providing Perspectives in WEF Blog on Manufacturing Innovations That Support Enhanced ESG Reporting

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MILWAUKEE, January 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Pioneering technologies and solutions in advanced manufacturing are easing the adoption of Environment, Social and Governance metrics while driving growth and sustainability value across industries, according to a recent World Economic Forum blog that includes perspective from Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) Chairman and CEO Blake Moret.

Ericsson Pledges to Support One Million Children and Young People by 2025 With Access to Digital Learning and Skills

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  • Pledge to empower one million children and young people through access to digital tools, learning content and skills development programs
  • Commitment announced by CEO Börje Ekholm at the Global Forum for Children and Youth, 2021
  • Ericsson will achieve this goal through its Connect To Learn program, which provides teachers, students and schools with access to quality 21st century education
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  • Pledge to empower one million children and young people through access to digital tools, learning content and skills development programs
  • Commitment announced by CEO Börje Ekholm at the Global Forum for Children and Youth, 2021
  • Ericsson will achieve this goal through its Connect To Learn program, which provides teachers, students and schools with access to quality 21st century education

Gender Lens Is Emerging as a Fundamental ESG Screen

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By Jennifer Coombs, College for Financial Planning and the Chartered SRI Counselor designation program

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