WEF 2020

WEF 2020

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Updated : Jan 26, 2020

WEF 2020: Norms for fintech sector need to be eased, says advocate Pratibha Jain

Prescriptive laws will keep becoming obsolete as technologies change, and banning technologies like cryptocurrencies will only push the market for them to develop outside India, Jain said

WEF 2020: Solomon said the process worked because due diligence by potential IPO investors ground it in reality
Updated : Jan 22, 2020

WEF 2020: Goldman Sachs CEO calls failed WeWork IPO great example of listing process

WEF Davos 2020: Goldman was one of investment banks that would have led the IPO last year, after convincing WeWork it could improve on the USD 47 billion valuation in a private fundraising round it secured in January 2019

WEF Davos 2020: Trump had last year asked WTO how it designates the tag
Updated : Jan 22, 2020

WEF 2020: 'India, China should not be considered developing nations by WTO,' says Donald Trump at Davos

WEF 2020: US President Donald Trump had said last year that India and China were taking advantage of the developing nation tag

WEF 2020: Kamal Nath said buzz around India subdued
Updated : Jan 22, 2020

WEF 2020: 'Everyone I met asked about falling Indian economy, social unrest,' says Kamal Nath at Davos

WEF 2020: MP CM Kamal Nath said that PM Modi talks about cooperative federalism but when it comes to big issues such as Citizenship Amendment Act, states are not consulted

Indian industrialists at the ongoing 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos
Updated : Jan 21, 2020

WEF 2020: India Inc. urges reforms, rallying together to overcome economic gloom

Tech Mahindra's CEO CP Gurnani said that it was very unusual that a growth rate which was running at 8-10 per cent was now at 4-5 per cent, impacting the global growth rate

Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg, Swedish environmental activist on climate change
Updated : Jan 21, 2020

WEF 2020: Nothing has been done to save the planet, says climate campaigner Greta Thunberg

"People are more generally aware now. The climate and the environment is a hot topic. But - and it's a big but: From another perspective, pretty much nothing has been done", says Thunberg

US President Donald Trump at World Economic Forum in Davos
Updated : Jan 21, 2020

WEF 2020: Trump says phase two of trade deal with China to start soon

On climate change, Trump said he was a "big believer in the environment" and added that the US would be joining the One Trillion Trees initiative

Updated : Jan 21, 2020

WEF 2020: Trump, Greta Thunberg to face-off at Davos

WEF 2020: Trump, who has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change, is set to give the first keynote address of Davos 2020

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone
Updated : Jan 21, 2020

'Depression is serious illness': Deepika Padukone tells World Economic Forum why she started Live Love Laugh

Padukone has been given Crystal Award 2020 for her leadership in raising mental health awareness; award celebrates achievements of artists and cultural figures whose leadership inspires inclusive and sustainable change

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is also expected to be present, but reports have suggested that Chinese premier Xi Jinping and UK's Boris Johnson may give the event a miss
Updated : Jan 20, 2020

Union ministers, CMs to join over 100 CEOs at WEF's 50th Annual Meeting in Davos

Among the global leaders, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are also expected to attend the high-profile summit, where over 3,000 global leaders would converge to discuss what requires to make it a "cohesive and sustainable world". However, there is no official confirmation about the two leaders as yet

Bhuvan Bam. WEF will bring together around 3,000 global leaders on a single platform.
Updated : Jan 20, 2020

YouTube star Bhuvan Bam to attend WEF 2020

Bhuvan Bam will attend conferences and educate his audience on talks over a cohesive and sustainable world. Bhuvan Bam has 16.1M subscribers on YouTube.

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal
Updated : Jan 20, 2020

WEF 2020: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation at annual event

WEF 2020: Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos

Updated : Jan 20, 2020

WEF 2020: Padukone to talk mental health, Sadhguru to hold meditation sessions

From India, two union ministers Piyush Goyal and Mansukh Mandaviya as well as three chief ministers -- Amarinder Singh, Kamal Nath and B S Yeddyurappa -- are expected to participate in the prestigious WEF summit

Updated : Jan 20, 2020

Economic, political polarisation to rise in 2020; threats to climate among biggest risks: WEF survey

For the first time in the report's 10-year outlook, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood are all environmental -- extreme weather events, human-made environmental disasters, major biodiversity loss, natural disasters, and failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation.