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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2018

The fifth edition of the Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) evaluates cities’ level of development in relation to nine key areas or dimensions: Economy, Human Capital, Social Cohesion, Environment, Governance, Urban Planning, International Outreach, Technology, and Mobility and Transportation. The CIMI 2018 edition includes 165 cities, including 74 capitals, representing more than 80 countries. To …
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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 Risks Report 2018

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Risk Report 2018. The Global Risks Report 2018 is published at a time of encouraging headline global growth. Any breathing space this offers to leaders should not be squandered: the urgency of facing up to systemic challenges has intensified over the past year amid proliferating signs …
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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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GEM Report on Social Entrepreneurship 2015

Social and environmental problems are ubiquitous around the world. Hence, politicians, business leaders and members of society call for endeavours that focus on social and environmental objectives. Some of these are pursued by governments and by semi-public organisations. However, there is no clear boundary concerning which social and environmental problems should be the responsibility of …
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Global Risks Report 2016

In its 11th edition, The Global Risks Report 2016 by the World Economic Forum  draws attention to ways that global risks could evolve and interact in the next decade. The report features perspectives on the perceived impact and likelihood of 29 prevalent global risks, divided into five categories: economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological. The report …
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The World’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies 2016

BMW (Germany) is the most sustainable company on earth this year, according to The Corporate Knights Most Sustainable Companies of 2016 list. It is followed by Dassault Systemes (France) and Outotec (Finland) in second and third position, respectively. The Global 100 list is based on an extensive analysis of more than 4,600 major listed corporations. Global organisations with a …
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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2015

Barcelona and Madrid are Spain’s smartest cities, according to the IESE Cities in Motion (ICIM) index 2015. The survey is developed by the Center for Globalization and Strategy (CGS) under the direction of professors Pascual Berrone and Joan Enric Ricart. According to the ranking, the global top ten is headed by London, followed by New …
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The World’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Biogen Idec (US) is the most sustainable company on earth this year, according to The Corporate Knights Most Sustainable Companies of 2015 list. It is followed by Allergan (US) and Adidas (Germany) in second and third position, respectively. The Global 100 list is based on an extensive analysis of more than 4,600 major listed corporations. All listed companies …
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World Energy Outlook 2014

The OECD has just launched the “World Energy Outlook 2014.” The report bringing together the latest data and policy developments presents up to date projections of energy trends for the first time through to 2040. Oil, natural gas, coal, renewables and energy efficiency are covered, along with updates on trends in energy-related CO2emissions, fossil-fuel and …
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