Capitalism is in crisis, says World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab. Despite the spectacular backdrop of the Swiss Alps, social entrepreneurs remind us of the harsh reality of topics like inequality.
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Delegates at the World Economic Forum will be packing hiking boots instead of skis this year. The annual forum is usually held in Davos in January, but it will now take place later in the year in Lucerne.
At the World Economic Forum, the WHO Special Envoy to Africa has said the continent cannot count on having doses of the COVID-19 vaccine soon. One German CEO suggests letting companies vaccinate their global workforce.
Social entrepreneurship can have a huge impact, whether providing access to health care, clean energy solutions or improving education. DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge met some outstanding founders in Davos.
The Davos summit is taking place this year against the backdrop of a crisis that has shredded livelihoods and widened inequalities. The annual event hopes to help drive a robust, green recovery.
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