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World Economic Forum Updates

Paul Polman: 'It's Just Ridiculous' To Expect Government To Solve All The Problems Alone

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Arianna sat down with Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, on HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to talk about how businesses can solve major problems like c...

Dr. Francis Collins: 'There Is An Uneasiness' About Evolution

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, sat down with HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday and discussed the intersection of...

Microsoft's Brad Smith Addresses The NSA Scandal

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Brad Smith, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Microsoft, addressed the NSA scandal during an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos. "...

William McDonough Explains How Sitting In Garbage Cans Can Improve The Earth

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

During a Saturday interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, William McDonough explained his unusual approach to viewing waste. "I like to sit in garba...

Kumi Naidoo Of Greenpeace: 'The Planet Does Not Need Saving'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director of Greenpeace, addressed the struggle of climate change during an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos ...

Boston Consulting Group's Rich Lesser, Wendy Woods Share Wellness Tips

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Rich Lesser and Wendy Woods of the Boston Consulting Group sat down with HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday and gave some tips on how they try to impr...

Bill Gates On Whether He's The Happiest Man On The Planet

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business

Bill Gates, creator of The Gates Foundation and chairman of Microsoft, reflected on his own happiness during an interview with Arianna on HuffPost Liv...

CEO Issues Warning On 'A Time Bomb On The Verge Of Exploding'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

During an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday, Badr Jafar, the CEO of Crescent Enterprises, shared what he thinks is a big threat to dev...

Tae Yoo Weighs In On The Power Of Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Cisco Systems Inc., stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday to talk about the power of wo...

What You Can Do For A Few Hours Each Day To Revolutionize Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Arianna sat down with Otto Scharmer, chair of The Presencing Institute, on HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday, where he discussed the impact of mindfu...

Microsoft International President Explains What's Helping People Around The World 'Big Time'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

During a visit with HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday, Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois warned "there's no future" if we don'...

Goldie Hawn: Children Need 'A Sense Of Security'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

During a Saturday interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, actress and activist Goldie Hawn shared her thoughts on why secure attachment is such a key p...

Goldie Hawn: Photo With Anti-Gay Nigerian President 'Had Every Right To Cause An Uproar'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

Actress and activist Goldie Hawn addressed the controversy over a photo she posted with anti-gay Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan during an interv...

'Health Is Wealth' Panel Addresses Global Wellness

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | 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...

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...

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: ...

'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 ...