By Christian Rhally, BSc Student at Yale University Dalian, China - On September 8th, 2013, the Financial Times invited a rather special guest to wri...
From the folks who brought us Davos comes a new report that cautiously concludes that impact investing is ready to break out from its niche and captur...
The World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting of the New Champions or "Summer Davos" starts next week in Dalian, China. I look forward to it every year. Discussions are always insightful and productive, but it's the theme of new leadership that I really enjoy.
The older generation of activists would also do well to realize that they no longer struggle just for their own healing.
Shouldn't companies get involved now instead of waiting to see what governments come up with on their own?
Two Asian nations -- Korea and Singapore -- have managed to leapfrog multiple stages of economic development and have transformed into economic miracles. This comes as no accident, in part, because both have taken a planned approach to technological development, starting with national broadband plans, which has led to increased broadband adoption, and successive waves of economic growth.
Fearlessness is a quality of spirit that enables you to walk an uncharted path and push forward, no matter what obstacles you face. I'm quite grateful to have met extraordinary women from a range of fields who have worked fearlessly for freedom and equality.
It is unfortunate that the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has attracted only minimal attention. Done right, it can set the foundation for lucrative trade partnerships in the 21st century while also helping turn the global aging population into a social and economic asset.
What causes lead Randi Zuckerberg to speak up? In part 5 of my interview with her, Randi talks about: voicing support for women in business stopping...
Rather than using our resources to create individual campaigns, it would be smarter and more efficient to create a resource for campaigners worldwide.
Advertising and marketing are all too often seen as part of an industry that simply promotes brands, manipulates people's desires and pushes people to consume more than they need. But creative industries can be a powerful force for social good.
The era of pessimism is over in Africa. In eight of the last 10 years, the African "lion" economies have grown faster than even the Asian "tigers." But if this growth is not invested in human capital and diversifying economies, there is a risk that Africa will once again be known as the lost continent.
Fashion goes beyond glossy magazine pages; if used well, it introduces girls to policy issues, entrepreneurship, and science - some key skills for the modern female pioneer.
By Nehginpao Kipgen A three-day long of the 22nd World Economic Forum for East Asia concluded on June 7 in Nay Pyi Taw. It was the first time Myanmar...
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions means, first and foremost, reducing the consumption of coal, oil and gas. But what does this mean for fast-growing economies in East Asia, hungry for inexpensive energy?
On World Oceans Day, the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Oceans is endorsing two initiatives to guide management of ocean resources for the future: the Ocean Health Index and "seafood traceability"(transparent tracking of seafood from source to consumer).