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WATCH: Solo Sessions 2012, Thomas Friedman On 'Connected To Hyperconnected'

Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

When Thomas Friedman began to write The World Is Flat in 2004, there was no Facebook or Twitter and “Skype was a typo.” Friedman contends that the...

WATCH: Niall Ferguson On 'More Europe'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

Niall Ferguson is surprised by how little anti-European sentiment there is within Europe. The preferred solution for many is More Europe; Ferguson unp...

Daniel Goleman: 'Environmental Handprint Should Be Our Focus'

Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

For those seeking to achieve environmental sustainability through behavioural change, the biggest challenge is overcoming apathy. Daniel Goleman argue...

WATCH: Christopher Pissarides Discusses 'Where Are the Jobs Going to Come From?'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Business

Where are the jobs going to come from for young workers in OECD countries? The past few decades have seen a loss of traditional manufacturing jobs to ...

Tackling Food Insecurity Will Take the G20 and the B20 (and the Rest of us Too!)

Perry Yeatman | Posted 08.15.2012 | World
Perry Yeatman

We're suggesting an audacious but achievable goal. Here it is in a nutshell: deliver food and nutrition security for all by increasing food production and productivity by 50 percent by 2030.

'Era of Hybrid Leadership': Davos Dames Call for Generals and Consensus-Builders

Valerie Keller | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Valerie Keller

If the leadership establishment is equated with inflexibility or in many cases, immobility, we need leaders -- especially women -- who can offer flexibility of thought, facilitate creative new solutions in a fast-changing world, rally resources and think in new ways.

'I've Never Been As Scared As Now'

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

DAVOS, Switzerland -- They came, they feasted on smoked sturgeon and black truffle risotto, drank liquor paid for by global banks, endured dozens of s...

Smart Resource Management: Good for Nature, People and Business

Mark Tercek | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business
Mark Tercek

Rising incomes, of course, are a good thing. But a rapidly growing and more affluent population are straining the natural systems on which natural diversity, human health and prosperity depend.

The Search for a New Growth Model

Motohisa Furukawa | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business
Motohisa Furukawa

Equilibrium between the economy, society and the environment must be viewed as complementary rather than a trade-off. This is not a zero-sum game.

Peter S. Goodman

Austerity Reigns At Davos | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland -- As much of the globe grapples with lean economic prospects, and as Europe in particular sinks toward a recession that could spre...

Billionaire Says European Leaders 'Did Everything Wrong,' Warns Of Crisis

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

Billionaire investor George Soros warned of a possible breakup of the European Union at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerlan...