Articles about World Economic Forum (WEF)

23 May 2022

Pandemic created a billionaire every 30 hours: Oxfam at Davos

According to Oxfam, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a new billionaire every 30 hours while one million people are now at risk of falling into poverty amid soaring global inflation.

Only faster COVID-19 vaccinations can end pandemic: Adar Poonawalla

Billions need to be vaccinated at a faster rate to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), which manufactures the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield.

27 Jan 2021

World leaders call for environment protection at Davos Agenda Summit

Top world leaders called for international collaboration and urgent steps for environment protection as they discussed the way forward for the global economy at the WEF's online Davos Agenda summit.

22 Jan 2020

Coca-Cola says customers want plastic bottles; wouldn't ban them

Despite being one of the largest producers of plastic waste, the leading beverage brand Coca-Cola has indicated that it has no plans to ditch plastic.

20 Jan 2020

Emmanuel Macron
Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.

18 Jan 2019

Donald Trump
Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.

09 Oct 2018

Only 1 in 10 companies want to hire women: Report

A World Economic Forum (WEF) study has revealed that companies in India that are witnessing the highest growth prefer hiring men, and technology-led job growth benefits men more than women.

27 Jan 2018

Donald Trump
#Davos2018: Trump has made 15 new friends. Who are they?

US President Donald Trump is in Swiss ski-town of Davos to attend the annual shindig of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

23 Jan 2018

Emmanuel Macron
Modi in Davos: PM discusses three biggest challenges of today

PM Narendra Modi talked about climate change, good vs bad terrorism and self-centeredness, the three biggest challenges the world is apparently facing today, at the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland.

23 Jan 2018

Celebrity News
Shah Rukh gets Crystal Award for human rights at Davos

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was awarded the prestigious 24th Crystal Award on Monday at the World Economic Forum in Davos for "his leadership in championing children's and women's rights in India."

23 Jan 2018

#Davos2018: Modi meets Swiss president; India hosts welcome reception

For India, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual jamboree at Davos began with a bang.

22 Jan 2018

Mukesh Ambani
#Davos2018: Armed with desi cuisine, yoga, Modi to woo world

PM Modi has reached the Swiss ski-town, Davos, to convince the rich and powerful that India is open to business.

22 Jan 2018

World Economic Forum: Modi to pitch India as global growth-engine

Over 3,000 world leaders in business, politics, civil society, academia, and art are set to come together for the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting from January 23-26 to be held in Davos, Switzerland.

14 Jan 2018

South Korea
India ranked 30th on WEF global manufacturing index; Japan tops

The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India 30th in its global manufacturing index, 25 places behind China, but ahead of BRICS nations Brazil, Russia, and South Africa.