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Jeremy Jurgens of the World Economic Forum, which convenes world leaders in Davos each year, told Business Insider that global partnerships are needed to stop coronavirus.

People trust companies more than the government to handle a crisis — and it shows just how much corporate America is stepping up to tackle the c...

The World Economic Forum is calling on companies to act, and employers like Starbucks, Postmates, Walmart, and Target have already taken action.
The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization have created the COVID Action Platform for business.

The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization are launching an emergency coronavirus task force of 200 business leaders — including...

The COVID Action Platform is a newly convened team of international business leaders. Leaders from Deloitte, Volkswagen, and HP are getting involved.
Chief Executive Christian Mumenthaler of the world's second largest reinsurer Swiss Re addresses a news conference to present the company's full year results, in Zurich, Switzerland, February 23, 2018.

Big companies lack concrete plans for dealing with climate change despite their outcry about the problem, Davos panelists warn

According to one insurance CEO, companies talk about the problems 90% of the time and devote only 10% to real solutions.
A sign is pictured at the Congress Center ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 20, 2020.

Davos isn’t glamorous for everyone. Here’s what it’s really like to attend the exclusive economic conference that brings billionaire...

Between the long lines, freezing cold weather, and boring panels, the World Economic Forum's annual meeting isn't as exciting as it may seem.
Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek.

Western Union’s CEO explains why leaving corporations to lead societal change is wrong, and why it must come down to citizens making decisions

Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek has driven his company to embrace ESG policies. But he wants Davos attendees to recognize the systemic challenges.

Jamie Dimon says financial markets’ only bubble is in sovereign debt

When asked if he views the US stock market as overvalued, Dimon claimed the bull market's resilience is supported by the US's steady economic growth.
Julie Love, senior director of quantum business development, Microsoft

Quantum computing, climate change, and interdependent AI: Academics and execs predict how tech will revolutionize the next decade

A panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos forecasts the technological changes in store for the next 10 years.
Hiromichi Mizuno Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Government Pension Investment Fund in Japan and Co-Chair at Global Capital Markets Advisory Council for Milken Institute, speaks during the Milken Institute's 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., May 1, 2019.

Sustainable capitalism requires ‘outside-the-box’ thinking and systemic change, panelists say at WEF in Davos

Legal frameworks prevent companies from prioritizing sustainability over profits, Columbia Law School professor Katharina Pistor said.
Brian Reaves, Dell's chief diversity and inclusion officer, at the Watermark Conference for Women in February 2018.

The tech industry’s diversity problem won’t get better unless tech companies unite to solve it, Dell exec urges at World Economic Forum

Dell itself recently partnered with 20 companies to form a new Women in Technology Consortium, aiming to reach gender parity in tech.
U.S. President Donald Trump attends a bilateral meeting with the President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 21, 2020.

Billionaires and heads of state have descended on a ski town in Switzerland. Here’s what’s happening in Davos, explained in 60 seconds.

If you've heard of "Davos" but never understood what it is or why it's important, here's what you need to know about the World Economic Forum.