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Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, companies not only face a slowdown in economic activity but also need to hasten their digitalisation journey and ensure they are ESG-compliant. Some are restructuring to achieve this.
The World Economic Forum has cancelled its annual meeting - the blue-ribbon event for the global elite to discuss the world's problems - due to be held in Singapore this year.
NAIROBI: The world is witnessing the greatest rise in inequality on record, with the poorest likely to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for years to come while the “mega rich” have already bounced back, according to Oxfam.
THE world is witnessing the greatest rise in inequality on record, with the poorest likely to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for years to come while the "mega rich” have already bounced back, according to Oxfam.
THE emergence of disruptive technologies, pursued after the Covid-19 outbreak, has intensified the world’s adoption of automation and digitalisation to embrace new ways of doing things.
RECENTLY, I was invited to speak in a panel session about jobs and the economy beyond 2021. Why 2021? This is because everyone is hoping that vaccines will become widely available by next year and hopefully, economies and jobs around the world will see rapid recovery and growth.
JAKARTA: Indonesia is collaborating with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to host a virtual forum today that focuses on economic recovery in the country and the government’s efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic, while also promoting investment in key sectors like healthcare.
ZURICH: Robots will destroy 85 million jobs at mid-sized to large businesses over the next five years as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates changes in the workplace likely to exaggerate inequalities, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study has found.