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Extreme weather - not terrorism - is the biggest risk to the world in 2017: World Economic Forum

Last year was a roller coaster; world governments were shaken by events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s surprise presidential win, populations changed as the refugee crisis continued and terror attacks in… 601 more words


Financial services and collaboration key to digital identity and blockchain systems

A year-long study involving the world’s leading banks has concluded financial institutions hold the key to digital identity management. Deloitte and the World Economic Forum co-produced two reports, The future of financial infrastructure: An ambitious look at how blockchain can reshape financial services and Disruptive innovation in financial services: A blueprint for digital identity, as part of the Beyond the Future of Financial Services project, exploring how blockchain and digital identity have potential as foundational enablers of future disruption. 1,017 more words


Finnair becomes first airline in the world to launch Alipay onboard

Finnair plans to introduce the world´s largest online payment platform Alipay onboard its HelsinkiShanghai route as of 27 January as the first airline in the world. 194 more words


New global vaccine initiative is looking to Canada for support

When Bill Gates and others, including representatives of Norway, Germany and Japan, took the stage in Davos last month to announce a new global vaccine initiative, there was a person missing. 822 more words

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Întâlnirea Anuală a Forumului Economic Mondial: Contribuind la implementarea Agendei 2030

Între 17 și 20 ianuarie 2017, aproximativ 3000 de participanți veniți din peste 100 de țări s-au reunit din nou la Davos-Kloster, în Elveția, în cadrul… 166 more words