Swiss President Ueli Maurer says that Switzerland and the U.S. have a stronger relationship now than with the Obama administration, one that is sure to advance trade and diplomatic ties. The relationship with the EU is a different story—one that will become clearer once Brexit is worked out.
WEF ends with urgent calls for financial stability, climate change action
As the World Economic Forum closes its curtains for this year, participants tell us about their expectations for the global economy in the next 12 months and what their hopes are for 2020, when the Annual meeting will celebrate its 50th anniversary. WEF ends with urgent calls for financial stability, climate change action.
Roche ready for any Brexit scenario, says chairman
Brexit is a top concern at the 2019 World Economic Forum. But as Roche Chairman Christophe Franz explains, the company has implemented plans to make sure patients do not lose access to medicines in the event of a hard Brexit. Franz also gives his views on Roche’s transformation and the Swiss-EU relationship.
Greta Thunberg makes her mark at WEF 2019
She’s 16 years old, an environmental activist and already meeting with world leaders. Here’s how Greta Thunberg is making her mark at the 2019 WEF in Davos.
Greta Thunberg and the Davos moment
Urs Gredig, CNNMoney Switzerland’s editor-in-chief, was „quite impressed“ by the activism of climate campaigner Greta Thunberg at the World Economic Forum. The 16-year-old Swede grabbed as much attention as U.S. President Donald Trump did during his visit to Davos last year. Gredig also comments on what was on the minds of Swiss CEOs during the 49th WEF Annual Meeting.
House of Switzerland at WEF 2019
The House of Switzerland is at the World Economic Forum in Davos for the first time. From cheese to cryptocurrency, it’s all about mixing promotion with business.
Global Economy in Transition
Economic cooperation is essential for our future prosperity, environmental sustainability, and global security. Global Economy in Transition asks how can we shape a more equitable and collaborative global architecture. Panelists: Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer, The World Bank; Lesetja Kganyago, Governor, South African Reserve Bank (SARB); Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan; Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund; Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of Economics of Innovation and Public Value, Founder and Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London.
Agility at All Costs?
To adapt to constant change brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, business has adopted an „agility first“ prescription to future-proof their company and outlast disruption. Agility at All Costs? asks what are the trade-offs and big bets business leaders are facing in the race for agility? Panelists: Maurice Lévy, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Publicis Groupe; Simon Freakley, Chief Executive Officer, AlixPartners; André Kudelski, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Kudelski Group; Paul Bulcke, Chairman of the Board, Nestlé SA. Moderated by Bonnie Gwin, Vice-Chairman and Co-Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer and Board Practice, Heidrick & Struggles.
What to expect on the last day of WEF
The @wef is drawing to a close today. Here’s a look at what you can expect on the final day of the meeting. For more of our coverage from Davos, visit www.cnnmoney.ch.