An Unstoppable Movement ~ Who Owns Poverty ~ Time for Unlearning!​

The Agenda Weekly from the World Economic Forum.

The Agenda Weekly
Grüezi mitenand! Welcome to the World Economic Forum’s weekly update.
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‘We’re unstoppable.’ What happened at the sustainability summit.
⇒ Explore: Sustainable Development

Everything you know about poverty is wrong. Time for a new approach.
⇒ Explore: SDG 01: No Poverty
In Focus: Sustainable Development Impact Summit
Amping up for a decade of action: new tech for sustainable development.

‘Don’t listen to me.’ The voice of climate activism.

Government policies stifle green farming. We can do better.

The new leaders changing the system. Award-winning social entrepreneurs.

New jobs and lower emissions. How batteries can power change.
On the Agenda
Alternative, communal living for the elderly. Senior cohousing communities.

Want a 4IR-ready workforce? They have some unlearning to do.
Forum Event: India Economic Summit
The India Economic Summit 2019 will take place October 3-4 in New Delhi, featuring sessions on the region’s digital revolution (in partnership with Quartz India), the shifting trade landscape (in partnership with India Today) and the rise of startups (in partnership with CNBC-TV18). Watch the summit at
On our radar
A new mission for trade and climate negotiators: low-carbon trade agreements.

Big trouble. The oceans are rising faster and faster.

Redefining fandom. China’s star ship troopers.

How inequality restricts growth in the US—and what to do about it.
The World Economic Forum in the news
California governor speaks at Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit. (Los Angeles Times)

Carmaker keen for partnerships in electric vehicle push. More coverage from the SDI summit. (Financial Times)

74% of world aware of Sustainable Development Goals. Cites Forum partnership with UN. (Eurasia Review)

What AI is and where it’s going. Draws data from Future of Jobs Report. (Seattle Times)

How To Build A Climate of Confidence to Help Leaders Step Up. Op-Ed by Forum lead. (Forbes)

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