The key takeaways from this year's world economic forum :
After nearly 30 years of prosperity, emerging trade wars and geopolitical tensions have proven that globalization is in critical need of a new architecture. What does business want to see from a new generation of global institutions?
Globaisation 4.0 and Indistrial revolution 4.0 on Women
Female Leadership at a Tipping Point
While the number of female political leaders has increased, the number of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies has declined by 25% in 2018
Fourth Social revolution :
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is projected to unlock $3.7 trillion in economic value by 2025
Digitalizing Emerging Markets
More than 2.2 billion consumers are online in emerging markets, and 550 million are making at least one online purchase per year
Computing Technology at a Tipping Point
The emergence of next-generation computing technologies from quantum to neuromorphic, photonic and more, represents an estimated market value of over $8 billion, or nearly 25% growth by 2024.
A New Architecture for Cyber-Cooperation
More than one-half of cyberattacks result in financial losses of over $500,000.
Building a Sustainable Crypto-Architecture
Bitcoin's valuation has plunged over 70% since its 2017 heights but technological and regulatory innovations keep advancing rapidly.
Closing the Financing Gap
The gap to financing the Sustainable Development Goals remains in the trillions; yet pledges from international financial institutions only amount to $400 billion.
A New Deal for Nature
Globally, nature provides services worth around $125 trillion a year. Yet, the world is set to witness a two-thirds decline in wildlife populations over the half-century from 1970 to 2020
Averting 'Peak Europe'
Only 32% of European citizens consider that “things are moving in the right direction in the EU” according to a representative survey.
2018 saw a doubling of spoofing attacks and a threefold increase in ransomware attacks.