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World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international institution founded by Klaus Schwab, that works to improve the state of the world through public-private cooperation. It was established in 1971 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is an independent not-for-profit organization that works closely with other international organizations. It also works with leaders in the ..

2021 Global Gender Gap Index: Key findings and India’s Rank

The World Economic Forum has released the Global Gender Gap Report 2021. India has seen a decrease in its ranking on the index by 28 places. Key Points India has been ranked 140th among 156 countries on the index. With this, India became the third-worst performer in South Asia. As per the index, India has ..

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World Economic Forum: “The Future of Jobs Report, 2020”

The world economic forum recently released the third edition of the future of jobs report 2020. According to the report the covid-19 and its impacts will disrupt more than 85 million jobs by 2025. About the report The report is based on the future of jobs. The report has been prepared by the forum based ..

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Two Indian firms among WEF’s list of Tech Pioneers

Two Indian firms, ZestMoney and Sellapps, were among the 100 entities that were in a new list of Tech Pioneers, which was released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). These entities were described as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology. Among the listed firms, over one-quarter are female-led and these firms come from ..

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World Economic Forum to hold Twin Summit

On June 3, 2020, the World Economic Forum announced that it is to host its next summit in Davos under the theme “The Great Reset”. The forum has named the summit as “A Unique Twin Summit”. Highlights The 51st annual summit of the World Economic Forum is to bring together global leaders, civil society and ..

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Global Energy Transition Index: India ranks 74th

On May 13, 2020, the World Economic Forum released Global Energy Transition Index (GET Index). India has moved up to 74th rank showing improvements in key parameters such as energy security, growth and environmental sustainability. About the index The World Economic Forum has ranked 115 countries based on GET Index in its report “WEF Fostering ..

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