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Incentivizing Responsible and Secure Innovation: A Framework for Entrepreneurs and Investors

The World Economic Forum has recently published: “Incentivizing Responsible and Secure Innovation: A Framework for Entrepreneurs and Investors”. Technology brings many positive innovations and opportunities but unless it is developed with security in mind, it presents more risks and potential disruption than solutions. This report provides a framework to develop technology in a secure manner, …
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Exploring Blockchain Technology for Government Transparency

The World Economic Forum has recently published: “Exploring Blockchain Technology for Government Transparency: Blockchain-Based Public Procurement to Reduce Corruption”. In partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Office of the Inspector General of Colombia (Procuraduría General de Colombia), the World Economic Forum has led a multistakeholder team to investigate, design and trial the …
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Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with KPMG, has just published the report: Bridging the Gap in European Scale-up Funding: The Green Imperative in an Unprecedented Time. Building on the Innovate Europe report, the Digital Leaders of Europe community of founders, investors, corporate executives, and public figures explores the challenge of innovation funding as it …
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Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Markets: ASEAN

The World Economic Forum’s Platform on Shaping the Future of Consumption in collaboration with Bain & Company has just published the report: Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Markets: ASEAN. This report sheds light on one of the fastest-growing economic regions in the world – ASEAN. ASEAN is expected to become the world’s fourth-largest economy …
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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production: Insights from the World Economic Forum’s Global Network of Advanced Manufacturing Hubs. While powerful megatrends like global trade tensions, climate change, new technology innovations, and the current COVID-19 crisis impact all parts of the …
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Connecting Digital Economies: Policy Recommendations for Cross-Border Payments

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: Connecting Digital Economies: Policy Recommendations for Cross-Border Payments. The rapid expansion of access to digital payments has made it possible for consumers to conveniently make purchases for goods and services from merchants around the world. The current COVID-19 public health crisis will only accelerate digital trade …
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Cybersecurity Leadership Principles: Lessons Learnt During the COVID-19 Pandemic to Prepare for the New Normal

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: Cybersecurity Leadership Principles: Lessons learnt during the COVID-19 pandemic to prepare for the new normal. The world is experiencing an unprecedented crisis that is causing chaos in the global economy, disrupting supply chains, and transforming society. The new reality is accelerating business model transformation at a …
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COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and its Implications

Two new reports from the WEF team behind the annual Global Risks Report identify the headline risks, challenges and, encouragingly, the opportunities the world is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim of raising awareness, fostering widespread debate and enabling better decision-making. Based on the perceptions of 350 of the world’s …
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Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Financial System

As the human and economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic have unfolded, the global financial system has been both a source of strength—with banks and fintechs helping distribute support to small businesses and households in need—and an area of potential risk, with record levels of market volatility and growing concern around credit losses. Governments, central …
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Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2020 Edition

The year 2020 marks the beginning of the “decade of delivery” on energy transition. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put a stop to business as usual, setting off a chain of events disrupting all sectors – including energy. The current status of the energy transition and progress in multistakeholder collaboration have been slow to achieve …
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