World Economic Forum

After coronavirus pause, Davos to host World Economic Forum's next annual meet in 2022

The World Economic Forum said Thursday that its next annual meeting will take place from Jan. 17-22 in the resort village of Davos in eastern Switzerland.

published on : 17th September 2021

Wipro joins World Economic Forum's Partnership for New Work Standards initiative

This initiative aims to co-create new frameworks, shape forward-thinking people policies and utilise tools and technologies to collectively build human-first work standards.

published on : 16th June 2021

World Economic Forum cancels big event in 2021 amid pandemic

The forum's next annual gathering will be in the first half of next year, with the final date and location to be determined, organisers said.

published on : 17th May 2021

India ranks 87th among 115 countries in global Energy Transition Index

The report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) released on Wednesday and prepared in collaboration with Accenture also draws on insights from ETI.

published on : 21st April 2021

World Economic Forum's gender gap index: India slips 28 places, ranks 140 among 156 countries

Further, the estimated earned income of women in India is only one-fifth of men's, which puts the country among the bottom 10 globally on this indicator, the report said.

published on : 31st March 2021

PNB fraud case: It was 'impromptu', says MEA of Davos photo featuring Nirav Modi

The photograph was released by the Congress on Thursday, a day after the $1.8 billion fraud in Punjab National Bank broke out.

published on : 16th February 2018

'Name and shame' has helped improve states' business rankings: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant 

Kant explained how real-time data monitoring is proving to be a game-changer in improving outcomes in health, education and financial inclusion for the people of India.

published on : 24th January 2018

World Economic Forum: As US raises tariffs, PM Narendra Modi defends free trade

Narendra Modi warned against a new wave of protectionism, saying that trade barriers pose a danger to the world on a par with climate change and extremist attacks.

published on : 23rd January 2018

PM Modi defends globalization at Davos summit

Modi, making the forum's first speech by an Indian head of state in more than two decades, did not mention Trump by name but he criticised the rise of protectionism.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Tell Davos why 1 per cent Indians corner 73 per cent wealth: Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi

Gandhi has been critical of the prime minister for his foreign visits and attacked his government for allegedly working for the rich and waiving their loans.

published on : 23rd January 2018

PM Modi addresses plenary session of World Economic Forum, says climate change, terrorism grave concerns

Modi mentioned that India's GDP has increased more than 6-time from the last time an Indian PM had attended the World Economic Forum in 1997.

published on : 23rd January 2018

India behind Pakistan in Inclusive Development Index, says World Economic Forum report

India has a lot to catch up with China and even Pakistan in terms of inclusive development, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Actor Shah Rukh Khan receives Crystal Award at World Economic Forum Summit in Davos

Shah Rukh Khan received the award for showing an exemplary commitment to uphold human dignity through his non-profitable Meer Foundation.

published on : 23rd January 2018

India means business, PM Narendra Modi tells global CEOs at Davos World Economic Forum Summit

The first Indian prime minister to attend Davos summit in 20 years, Modi told top CEOs that India means business and presents an exciting opportunity for the global businesses.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Amid desi flavour at Davos, PM Modi hardsell at World Economic Forum today

‘India Means Business.’ That will be the main thrust of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plenary address at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting at Davos, which begins on Tuesday.

published on : 23rd January 2018
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