Jun 16, 2021 12:38 PM IST
This initiative aims to co-create new frameworks, shape forward-thinking people policies and utilise tools and technologies to collectively build human-first work standards, with people at the heart of business, the Bengaluru-headquartered firm said in a statement.
- Mar 23, 2021 07:18 PM IST
In the previous financial year of 2019-20, services exports had risen by 4 percent while merchandise exports had shrunk by 4.7 percent.
- Nov 20, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Italian National Cancer Institute in Milan, which re-examined samples from a lung cancer screening trial between September 2019 and March 2020, signalled that COVID-19 might have spread beyond China earlier than previously thought.
- Apr 22, 2020 02:12 PM IST
A downside of the latest step-back from allowing freer cross border trade and investment as the economy grows bigger and more complex is funding of Indian startups
- Apr 03, 2020 11:29 AM IST
We have to find a way to both contain the infection as well as support the economy
- Jan 24, 2020 08:28 AM IST
Speaking at the WEF, the US-based financier and philanthropist added that "humanity was at a turning point"
- Jan 23, 2020 02:20 PM IST
Speaking at a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit here, the Commerce and Industry Minister also said the government will hold discussions with Britain and European Union on free trade agreements.
- Jan 21, 2020 09:15 AM IST
The survey, published on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, found 53% of CEOs around the world forecast the rate of global growth will fall, compared with 29% the year before, the highest level of pessimism since the accounting firm began asking the question in 2012.
- Jan 21, 2020 08:45 AM IST
"I wish to extend a very cordial welcome to the annual meeting 2020," he said officially opening the annual congregation of rich and powerful from across the world.
- Jan 20, 2020 11:15 AM IST
Beginning last week itself, the Air Force of Switzerland has stepped up surveillance of the airspace through radars, ready-to-use fighter jets and ground-based air defence to ensure security in the airspace above Davos.
- Jan 20, 2020 09:02 AM IST
The report, released ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the WEF, also lists India among the five countries that stand to gain the most from a better social mobility score that seeks to measure parameters necessary for creating societies where every person has the same opportunity to fulfil his potential in life irrespective of socioeconomic background.
- Jan 20, 2020 08:05 AM IST
Releasing the study 'Time to Care' here ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), rights group Oxfam also said the world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 per cent of the planet's population.
- Jan 19, 2020 11:35 AM IST
Releasing the Nature Risk Rising Report ahead of its 50th Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum said about 25 percent of our assessed plant and animal species are threatened by human actions, with a million species facing extinction, many within decades.
- Jan 19, 2020 11:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump, Britain's Prince Charles, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan would be among the world leaders attending the five-day 50th annual meeting of WEF beginning Monday.
- Jan 15, 2020 03:10 PM IST
Forecasting a year of increased domestic and international divisions and economic slowdown, the annual Global Risks Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) said, "geopolitical turbulence is propelling us towards an 'unsettled' unilateral world of great power rivalries at a time when business and government leaders must focus urgently on working together to tackle shared risks."
- Dec 22, 2019 06:00 PM IST
Among the global leaders, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are also expected to attend the high-profile summit, where over 3,000 global leaders would converge to discuss what requires to make it a 'cohesive and sustainable world'.
- Oct 04, 2019 08:45 PM IST
With half of its population of working age, India has a unique demographic advantage.
- Oct 02, 2019 05:52 PM IST
He further said that India is very advanced from many developed economies when it comes to information technology sector, but there is a lot of scope for development in terms of infrastructure.
- Mar 25, 2019 10:40 AM IST
Sweden remains on the top on this annual list compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) and is followed by Switzerland and Norway in the top three, as per its latest report released on Monday.
- Jan 25, 2019 07:58 PM IST
The WEF listed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan committing his country's G20 Chairmanship to launch an agenda for global data governance.
- Jan 25, 2019 06:25 PM IST
In the last plenary session on 'Global economy in transition', IMF chief Christine Lagarde listed climate change, an ageing population, jobs for youth, income inequality and the need to make the world more cooperative among the key issues needed to be dealt with.
- Jan 25, 2019 04:35 PM IST
The focus this year at Davos has been the big challenge in terms of global uncertainties, he said, while noting there are economic and political risks that are being talked about here.
- Jan 25, 2019 04:11 PM IST
Simon Galpin, Managing Director, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), said Bahrain also sees fourth industrial revolution (4IR) as a great opportunity that would help its economy be dynamic and agile.
- Jan 24, 2019 06:27 PM IST
Multiple business leaders attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here said there are confusions in their mind in the backdrop of recent policy changes for e-commerce players having FDI in India.
- Jan 23, 2019 06:59 PM IST
Addressing the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here, the Alibaba executive chairman also told business leaders never to worry about competition and pressure.