Globalization and rapid advances in technology,including automation, advanced manufacturing, machine learning, and other forms of artificial intelligence, will fundamentally reshape the nature of work in the coming decades but will also produce new groups of winners and losers. We can and must do better to equip our citizens for change.
Conceive the future of energy, Combine oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, energy storage and electric vehicles with industrial Internet platforms to identify and deliver the most cost effective and efficient energy solutions.
Europe will lead the next chapter of international trade. Europe has an historic opportunity to lead the way in promoting the next generation of global commerce. To achieve this goal, it is important to recognise both the changing nature of globalisation and Europe's distinctive advantages. We want to open a conversation on how these trends can meet the needs of citizens, government, and industries and promote European leadership in globalisation's next chapter.
Risks are building in the global economy, with growth supported by increasingly unsustainable policies and global co-operation undermined by nationalist policies.
The world is not making nearly enough progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions to achieve the goals for limiting global warming agreed at the Paris climate summit in 2015, a group of political and business leaders has warned.
The next decade or so would be “a unique ‘use it or lose it’ moment in economic history”, creating an opportunity to put the world on a path of low-emissions growth. If that opportunity was not grasped, however, by 2030 we will pass the point by which we can keep global average temperature rise to well below 2C”, the objective set at Paris.