Good news, everyone! The global gender gap has shrunk! “The gender gap for economic participation and opportunity” — labour force participation, wage equality — “now stands at 60% worldwide, having closed by from 56% in 2006,” according to the ninth edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report. 665 more words
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Data released earlier this week by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed an insight into the levels of gender equality in Caucasian nations. 446 more words
This fall at a World Economic Forum meeting in Asia, Chinese premier Li Keqiang stressed China’s goal “to pursue green, circular and low-carbon development.” What premier Li was getting at is a notion that other government leaders around the globe and increasing numbers of CEOs are finally starting to embrace: the need to create a circular economy, one in which all the materials we use in our industrial stream must either be reused or returned safely to the earth. 605 more words