After years of crisis, things are starting to pick up again in Brazil, with global companies returning to invest in the country. Opinion at the WEF on Latin America was that everyone needs to benefit, not just the rich.
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.
Davos is a picturesque holiday resort in Switzerland. And, once every year, it hosts the World Economic Forum. The summit is no longer the elitist gathering it once was, writes Manuela Kasper-Claridge.
A new report by the World Economic Forum says global risk perceptions are shifting. While in previous years economic problems were deemed the biggest threats to mankind, fears of a climate breakdown are now dominating.
The world economy produces wealth… as well as copious amounts of greenhouse gases, rising inequality and a devastating loss of biodiversity. Corporations now suddenly promise to fix all this. But will they really?
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