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Fostering Effective Energy Transition

The first edition of the Fostering Effective Energy Transition report, prepared with analytical support from McKinsey & Company, is part of the World Economic Forum System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy. The report Fostering Effective Energy Transition: A Fact-Based Framework to Support Decision-Making introduces the “Energy Transition Index”, which builds upon the previous …
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting (23-26 January, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland) aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to developing a shared narrative to improve the state of the world. The programme, initiatives and projects of the meeting are focused on the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” More than …
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just published the 2017 edition of The Global Gender Gap Report. The findings in this year’s report show that, overall, 68% of the global gender gap has been closed. This is a slight deterioration on 2016 and 2015, when the gap was 68.3% and 68.1%, respectively. Behind the decline is …
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

The World Economic Forum has launched “The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018”. For the ninth consecutive year, the report’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) finds Switzerland to be the world’s most competitive economy, narrowly ahead of the United States and Singapore. Other G20 economies in the top 10 are Germany (5), the United Kingdom (8) and Japan (9). …
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Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017

The WEF has just published the report “Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2017.” The study examines the progress of the global energy transition by benchmarking the energy systems of 127 countries. The results of the EAPI 2017 highlight key trends in the energy transition moving towards more sustainable, affordable and secure energy systems around …
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The Future of Electricity

The WEF has just published the report “The Future of Electricity: New Technologies Transforming the Grid Edge.” According to the report, the electricity landscape is a prime example of the Fourth Industrial Revolution as it undergoes a transformation, becoming more complex than ever before with rapidly evolving technologies, declining costs, and shifting regulatory landscapes. The …
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The Global Risks Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Risk Report 2017. For over a decade the Global Risk Report has focused attention on the evolution of global risks and the deep interconnections between them. This year’s report examines the five greatest priorities facing the world in 2017, their interconnections and the actions necessary to …
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The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just published “The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017.” The study lays out strategies for cutting the current vicious cycle of stagnation and polarization of income and opportunities. It aims to answer the question – how can this be turned into a virtuous cycle of greater social inclusion and stronger, …
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2016

The World Economic Forum has just published the 11th edition of “The Global Gender Gap Report”. The study quantifies the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over time, with a specific focus on the relative gaps between women and men across four key areas: health, education, economy and politics. According to the 2016 …
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017

The World Economic Forum has just launched “The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017”. Switzerland, Singapore and the United States remain the three world’s most competitive economies. This year’s edition highlights that declining openness is threatening growth and prosperity. It also highlights that monetary stimulus measures such as quantitative easing are not enough to sustain growth and must …
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