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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...

WATCH: Arianna Discusses Europe Economic Crisis With Facebook Live At Davos

Huff TV | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna discussed the European economic crisis in an interview with Facebook Live on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "...

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...