World Economic Forum 2020

Agility, UNHCR Partner to Strengthen Refugee Service in Malaysia

2020-02-07 08:08 830

DAVOS, Switzerland, Feb. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Agility, a leading global logistics provider, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced a partnership that will strengthen the delivery of essential services to refugees inMalaysia, in particular for vulnerable communities living outside of the c...

Grab Advances 'Tech For Good' Agenda at WEF; Contributes to New Industry Guidelines

2020-01-31 11:53 1080

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grab, Southeast Asia's leading super app, today convened global leaders on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting inDavos, Switzerland, to discuss the roles and expectations of technology companies in using "technology for good" ...

Asian dairy giant Yili in the spotlight as health becomes a hot topic at WEF 2020 in Davos

2020-01-25 22:30 10299

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting has just come to a conclusion. At the forum, chairman and president ofChina-based healthy food producer Yili Group (Stock Code: 600887) Pan Gang expressed his confidence in the expansion of the Ch...

Trip.com Group CEO talks sustainable travel at World Economic Forum

2020-01-24 23:10 1275

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 50th World Economic Annual Forum inDavos, Jane Sun, CEO of industry leading international online travel agency (OTA) Trip.com Group, shared insights into trajectories for the travel industry and sustainable development.

Henley & Partners Discusses Sovereign Equity at Davos

2020-01-24 20:30 1235

LONDON, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Henley & Partners  was delighted to take part in a Davos panel discussion during this week's World Economic Forum, which considered innovation between the individual and the sovereign state, and the benefits that can be created...

DMCC Announces Crypto Valley in Dubai at Davos 2020, Boosting Blockchain Ecosystem

2020-01-24 14:43 693

- World's largest ecosystem for cryptographic, blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to launch inDubai DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DMCC  – the world's flagship free zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – announced...

Global Dignity Announces Dignity in the Workplace Training at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos

2020-01-24 02:40 570

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The international nonprofit Global Dignity announced the launch of its new Dignity in the Workplace initiative at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting inDavos, Switzerland. By 2025, Millennials will make up approximately 75 per cent of the gl...

Inovio Selected by CEPI to Develop Vaccine Against New Coronavirus

2020-01-24 00:26 1158

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) today announced the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has awarded Inovio a grant of up to$9 million to develop a vaccine against the recently emerged strain of coronavirus (2019-nCo...

China's Yili initiates co-construction of global health ecosphere with global partners

2020-01-23 19:15 608

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China's diary giant Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group joined hands with the world's health industry leaders inDavos on Wednesday in launching an initiative on global health ecosphere to boost health and sustainable development. During WEF, Mr....

2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index Released - China is Ranked 42, Moves up 3 Places

2020-01-23 16:40 560

* Report finds that gap between high income, talent-rich nations and the rest of the world is widening; more than half of the population in the developing world lack basic digital skills * Switzerland tops this year's ranking, followed by the United States, its highest place yet, andSingapore...

Ping An Presents Poverty Alleviation Model at Davos Forum on Sustainable Development

2020-01-23 15:43 16559

HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ping An Insurance (Group) Company ofChina, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx:2318; SSE:601318) presented its smart poverty alleviation model and its environmental, social and governance (ESG) management system at the World Econom...

YiduCloud founder, Gong Rujing addresses on shaping the future of health and healthcare at Davos 2020

2020-01-23 11:22 343

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "We focus so much on 'sickcare', and we do not focus enough on 'healthcare'. Our mission is to provide more accessible and affordable personal care to the public by using artificial intelligence and data technologies," said Gong Rujing, founder an...

Xinhua Silk Road: "Ecosphere Economy" to inject new impetus into globalization, Yili chairman

2020-01-23 09:33 914

BEIJING, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- "Ecosphere Economy" featuring openness, inclusiveness, innovation and win-win cooperation will inject new impetus into economic globalization, stated Pan Gang, chairman ofChina's dairy giant Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co.Ltd. Tuesday.

New Initiative launched at Davos to Decarbonize Mineral and Industrial Supply Chains

2020-01-22 20:45 531

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Institute, MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at theColorado School of Mines today announced theCoalition on Materials Emissions Transparency (COME...

Davos 2020: Pan Gang, Chairman of Yili, Proposed "Ecosphere Economy" Concept

2020-01-22 19:37 529

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- From January 21 to 24, the 50 th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, themed by "Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World", was held inDavos, Switzerland. As a representative of the global health food industry, Pan Gang, Chairman and Presi...

Businesses Face a Digital Ceiling in Their Transformation Progress, Infosys Digital Radar Reveals

2020-01-22 17:36 10347

  DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses globally face a "digital ceiling" when it comes to digital transformation, according to new research fromInfosys Knowledge Institute (IKI) , the thought leadership and researc...

Guangzhou Night Debuted in WEF Annual Meeting

2020-01-22 16:16 314

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On the night of January 21 (GMT+1),Guangzhou, China organized Guangzhou Night event in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting for the very first time.Guangzhou Night is co-organized by the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality and C...

Grab Advances 'Tech For Good' Agenda at WEF; Contributes to New Industry Guidelines

2020-01-22 02:04 814

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grab, Southeast Asia's leading super app, today convened global leaders on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting inDavos, Switzerland, to discuss the roles and expectations of technology companies in using "technology for good" ...

BMO Financial Group Named to Corporate Knights' Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Ranking

2020-01-21 21:45 16954

* BMO ranked top bank in North America * Reflects commitment to sustainable future and carbon neutrality TORONTO and DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO) today announced it has been named to Corporate Knights' 2020 Global 100 Most Sustaina...

CEO Pessimism Over Global Growth Reaches Record High - PwC

2020-01-21 01:30 838

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As we enter a new decade, CEOs are showing record levels of pessimism in the global economy, with 53% predicting a decline in the rate of economic growth in 2020. This is up from 29% in 2019 and just 5% in 2018 – the highest level of pessimism sin...

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