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September 12, 2017 8:45 PM India up 2 spots on WEF Human Capital Index

WEF index measures a country's performance on four key areas of human capital development: capacity On the know-how sub-index, the country fares better largely due to higher scores on economic complexity and availability of skilled employees. While the former is a measure of the degree of sophistication of a country’s “productive knowledge” that can be empirically 8

January 20, 2017 6:15 AM The Collaboration Software That's Rejuvenating The Young Global Leaders Of Davos

Human-focused software helped the World Economic Forum bring one of its core programs back to life. Could it work for your office too? It's a tough time to be a Davos Man. Even during globalization's heyday, the World Economic Forum's annual summit was mocked for being out of touch, and this year is no different, with the spectacle of billionaires debating 7

January 18, 2017 10:39 AM Biden says Russia is sure to meddle in European elections

DAVOS, Switzerland: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in his last major speech before leaving office, described Russia on Wednesday as the biggest threat to the international liberal order and said Moscow would try to influence looming elections in Europe as it is accused of doing in the United States. "Under President Putin, Russia is working with every 6

January 18, 2017 1:28 AM Xi says world needs China, US to have stable relationship

BEIJING: The world needs China and the United States to have a stable and cooperative relationship, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, just days before new uncertainty looms with Donald Trump taking office as president. Meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Xi told Biden that he "positively appraised" 7

January 17, 2017 9:00 PM No winner in a trade war, Xi Jinping says in salvo against protectionism

Addressing WEF summit in Davos, he also calls on signatories to stick to Paris climate deal DAVOS • Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against protectionism and urged signatories to stick to the Paris climate deal, as he pushed back against criticism of globalisation by incoming United States president Donald Trump and other Western populists 5

January 17, 2017 3:50 PM Xi makes case for Chinese leadership role

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos in a speech that underscored Beijing's desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward. DAVOS, Switzerland: Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defence of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday 9

January 17, 2017 3:35 PM In Davos, Xi makes case for Chinese leadership role

DAVOS, Switzerland: Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defense of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday in a speech that underscored Beijing's desire to play a greater global role as the United States turns inward. In the first appearance by a Chinese leader at the annual meeting of political leaders, CEOs and bankers 4

January 17, 2017 1:16 PM Davos 2017: Spotlight on responsible leadership

Because of its ability to pull together high-profile individuals, the theme of the WEF becomes a way to focus on the most important and relevant issues of the day The flight to Zurich is packed. This is that time of the year when business leaders from around the world converge on a small village in the middle of the Swiss Alps for the World Economic 6

January 17, 2017 1:16 PM China's Xi defends global trade at World Economic Forum in Davos

The Chinese leader's speech appeared timed to position the country as a leader on the global stage Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday trumpeted the need for free trade and urged the world to "say no to protectionism," delivering a strong rebuke to isolationist tendencies that helped fuel Donald Trump's presidential election victory. Focusing on the "double-edged" 12

January 17, 2017 1:16 PM Chinese President Xi Jinping bats for globalisation, greater role for emerging economies

Globalisation is a "double-edged sword" but cannot be blamed for problems being faced by the world, Chinese President Xi Jinping today said even as he called for a greater role for emerging economies in governance of global institutions. Globalisation is a “double-edged sword” but cannot be blamed for problems being faced by the world, Chinese President 4