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Davos 2014

'Health Is Wealth' Panel Addresses Global Wellness

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business

Arianna moderated a Saturday panel at Davos called "Health is Wealth," focusing on how we can improve wellness and prosperity around the world. Mem...

Health Is Wealth Panel Held At Davos

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Arianna is moderating a Saturday panel at the 2014 World Economic Forum called "Health Is Wealth." Speakers on the panel include Francis S. Collins...

Live Updates From The World Economic Forum

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

The 2014 World Economic Forum, also called the Davos Annual Meeting, comes to a close Saturday. Today's events include a meeting on health and weal...

The Daily Habit That Helps This Bank Leader Be Calmer, Kinder And More Patient

Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

The topic of mindfulness continues to remain at the forefront of conversations at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos this week -- and i...

At Davos, Tech Giants Square Off Over Online Privacy

Don Tapscott | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Don Tapscott

In the past we only worried about Big Brother governments assembling detailed dossiers about us. Then came what privacy advocates called Little Brother -- corporations that collect data from their customers. Now there is a new unexpected threat -- ourselves.

Why A Monk, A Neuroscientist And A Movie Star Are Giving Advice To The Business Elite

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living

In addition to the usual suspects at Davos -- heads of state, Nobel laureates, CEOs and media titans -- the 2014 World Economic Forum annual meeting f...

Egypt PM Pledges No Return to Military Rule

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Faisal J. Abbas

In Davos, Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi faces an enormous challenge heading his country's official delegation at the Annual Meetings of the World Economic Forum.

We Need to Update Our Concept of Freedom of Choice

Pooran Desai | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Pooran Desai

Are freedom of choice and sustainably living incompatible? This was a question which was discussed over a World Economic Forum dinner on Wednesday night at Davos, hosted by the influential architect and thinker William McDonough.

Mary Robinson: 'We Only Have One Earth'

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Talking to HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Friday, former Irish President Mary Robinson urged leaders and people around the world...

The Problem With The Term 'Work-Life Balance'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

We shouldn't be emphasizing work-life balance, according to Padmasree Warrior. We should be striving for work-life "integration." The Chief Technol...

CEO: 'We Need To Create An Africa That's Free Of These Diseases'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Dr. Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba, the CEO and founder of Friends Africa, joined HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Friday to discuss the maj...

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Obama Is Wrong On Syria

Posted 01.24.2014 | World

U.S. President Barack Obama needs to back up his diplomatic efforts with sticks as well as carrots or there will be worse instability in the Middle Ea...

Microsoft Exec: People Actually Aren't Afraid Of Technology

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2014 | Technology

Mark Penn, an executive vice president at Microsoft, visited HuffPost Live at Davos to discuss how technology is viewed around the world. Penn shar...

'Everyone Is A Designer'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

Tim Brown, the CEO and president of IDEO, a global design consultancy, joined HuffPost Live in Davos Friday to talk about the power of design in comba...

World Bank President: 'Many People Could Benefit From Meditation'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim joined Arianna Huffington in Davos on Friday to discuss two of the main topics of this year's World Economic Forum: ...

Most Of The World's Farmers Look Nothing Like The Typical American Farmer

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green

"Poor farmers farm poorly," Mike Mack, CEO of biotechnology company Syngenta, told HuffPost Live this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switz...

'If We Can Change The Culture In Finance, We Will Change The World'

Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Jeremy Balkin knew he wanted to work in finance as early as age 13. He had already established his first investment company by the time he was in coll...

'The Ultimate Antidote To Income Inequality'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Larry Di Rita, former aide to U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and current spokesperson for Bank of America, joined HuffPost Live in Davos Fr...

'Waste Is Food For New Products'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Alexander Collot d'Escury, the CEO of Desso, a global carpet company, talked with HuffPost Live at the World Economic Forum in Davos Friday about the ...

Making Her Mark at Davos: Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway

Ray Chambers | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Ray Chambers

Goals as ambitious as the Millennium Development Goals stay relevant only when inspiring leaders champion them. You might be surprised to learn that one of the most important MDG champions has been Norway.

This Is The Struggle Of Getting More Women Into Leadership Roles

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

During an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann told how she discussed women in leadership with U.S....

IMAX CEO Makes Big Prediction About The Future Of Movies

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, predicted big changes in the movie industry while talking with HuffPost Live at Davos on Friday. Gelfond said the app...

CEO: If We Fragment The Internet, 'It Will Not Be The Internet As We Know It'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Fadi Chehadé, CEO Of ICANN, told HuffPost Live at Davos he thinks the "biggest threat" to innovation is a fragmented Internet. "The biggest threat...

'No Matter Who We Are, We Have To Figure Out What Our Priorities Are'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Dr. Sheena Iyengar, a professor at Columbia Business School and Director of the Global Leadership Matrix initiative, told HuffPost Live at Davos on Fr...

Jeremy Balkin: 'When Banking Went Down, So Did Trust In Society'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

During a Friday interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, Jeremy Balkin, a financier and philanthropist currently writing a book called "The Noble Cause,...