The World Economic Forum says it is committed to “improving the state of the world.”German green energy company Heliatek has made it onto its list of Technology Pioneers working towards addressing challenges in various fields.
This year, Davos is a meeting of scientists as well. Numerous Nobel laureates exchange ideas in well-heated conference rooms, others camp out on mountain tops to draw attention to their findings.
There was not really anything essentially new in US President Donald Trump's speech in Davos. But his appearance there highlighted the well-known restrictions of the World Economic Forum, DW's Andreas Becker writes.
The current global disunity looks set to dominate discussions at this year's gathering of politicians and executives in Davos, Switzerland. US President Donald Trump is scheduled to top the list of speakers there.
The 48th World Economic Forum in Davos will be remembered for two things: massive amounts of snow and the appearance of US President Donald Trump. A review of this year's event by DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge.
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