For evidence of the destructive impact that extreme inequality has on sustainable patterns of growth and social cohesion, we need look no further than Latin America and the Caribbean. In just six years' time the richest one percent in the region will have accumulated more wealth than the remaining 99 percent.
By their evolving nature today, cyber threats cannot be addressed in isolation. Increasingly, your cyber risk becomes my risk if we are virtually connected, and a system's aggregated risk becomes the risk of all component users and contributors.
Industrial revolutions rarely feel revolutionary as they unfold amid the incremental inventions that add up to epochal change. Only in hindsight do the ambitions of the revolutionary inventors and industrial leaders loom so historically.
It's time for companies and governments -- not just working women -- to lean in.
The impact on host communities cannot be underestimated, where one-fifth of Lebanon's population is now made up of Syrians, Jordan has entire towns with Syrians forming the majority of residents, where Libyan refugees struggle to be acknowledged in North African cities.
Why did one of the world's biggest banks partner with HIV activists trying to eliminate the AIDS pandemic?
Last week, the world's leading business, government and civil society leaders gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum's annual meeting. This ye...
Nearly every profession in the world has conferences and trade shows that bring together companies in the same industry to share the latest news, serv...
Social media platforms can no longer be considered places where people simply connect and communicate in real-time with the click of a button.
LEAF interns gain valuable first-hand conservation experience and often go on to pursue successful environmental career paths. © Karine Aigner...
The quest to unlock the potential of big data has sparked a gold rush in many industries. Yet there is growing evidence that opinion may be turning against big data. Some companies are asking whether they will ever be able to create true value from it. The 2014 Garner Hype Cycle refers to a "trough of disillusionment."
There are good reasons why we must act urgently if Syria's refugee children are not to become a lost generation. The average time that a refugee is out of country is well over a decade. If we do nothing, then thousands of refugee children may reach adulthood without ever setting foot in a classroom.
One strategy for addressing climate change is simply wasting less; making the shift to a "circular economy" where we reuse everything we can. One solution that is drawing increasing interest is using insects to turn waste into edible food.
The exoskeleton walked me down the floor -- one leg at a time. It was a strange feeling, like someone had taken control of my body.
Not everyone agrees that government should provide food assistance for families who need it. But we can all agree that it makes no sense for families (and the workers in government who serve them) to spend untold hours navigating bureaucracy.
If things are so straightforward, why isn't every employee and his/her dependents (if the organization includes them) moving toward healthy behavior at breakneck speed? There are two simple components that are often overlooked: employee readiness and behavior modification.