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Los Angeles launches urban air mobility programme
18 Dec 2020
The strategy will help Los Angeles map out challenges identified by local, diverse stakeholders surrounding public airspace and property rights – and implement solutions to these issues.
WEF continues drive to make facial recognition tech more transparent
14 Dec 2020
The forum has focused on FRT for passengers boarding aircraft and the toolkit’s questionnaire has been tested by Tokyo-Narita Airport, which will encourage other airports to adopt this framework.
36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future
18 Nov 2020
The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.
Standards report assesses the current state of blockchain
15 Oct 2020
Key insights highlighted in the report include blockchain technology’s fragmentation both worldwide and within jurisdictions, overlaps, gaps, as well as conflicts in standard-setting.
Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track
13 May 2020
Unprecedented disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic risks cancelling out recent progress unless there is urgent action at national, regional and global levels.
Blockchain tool aims to tackle supply chain failures exposed by Covid-19
29 Apr 2020
The toolkit launched by the World Economic Forum aims to bring more transparency, trust and resilience to supply chains by offering a "shared truth".
WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy
07 Nov 2019
Scale 360 aims to harness the potential of technology innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy through nationally led challenges.
Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives
20 Aug 2019
Dubai Future Council for Blockchain event brought together various government departments and private companies with a vested interest in smart city technologies.
WEF provides cities with a pick-and-mix mobility framework
22 Jul 2019
The Shared, Electric and Automated Mobility Governance Framework is a set of sustainable mobility guidelines aimed at helping cities reduce congestion and pollution.
Measuring the value of blockchain
17 Jul 2019
The World Economic Forum and Accenture have designed a framework and visual roadmap with key questions to ask when building a blockchain business case.
World Economic Forum to lead global smart cities alliance
02 Jul 2019
The alliance will unite municipal, regional and national governments as well as private sector partnerships and citizens around a shared set of guiding principles on tech governance.
WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology
03 Jun 2019
The Global Fourth Industrial Revolution councils will work together to develop policy guidance and address governance gaps in areas such as AI, IoT and blockchain.
World needs "coalition of the willing" to counter cyber threats
24 Jan 2019
Cyber-security experts at Davos hope those democracies that have not signed the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace will join the multi-stakeholder initiative
Global smart cities initiative launched at Davos
24 Jan 2019
A coalition of G20 cities will help ensure that global smart city efforts are built upon a common set of human-centred principles and shared policy frameworks
World Economic Forum addresses civil society transformation
23 Jan 2019
At its annual meeting in Davos, WEF is launching an initiative aimed at helping the civil society prepare for and respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Cities need to be agile if citizens are to thrive
20 Sep 2018
A new report by the World Economic Forum aims to help city authorities better prepare for the changes of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Can blockchain fix the environment?
17 Sep 2018
A report from the World Economic Forum identifies 65 ways that blockchain can be applied to the planet’s environmental challenges
Learn from the earth's own stories
22 Apr 2018
Launched on World Earth Day, a new website combines NASA satellite imagery with over 300 geospatial datasets to show humanity’s impact on the planet
Preventing the 'digital dark age'
25 Jan 2018
The World Economic Forum has announced the launch of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity at its annual meeting in Davos
ABB showcases EV innovation at Davos
24 Jan 2018
Fast charging for e-vehicles is becoming an integral part of the transport ecosystem in Davos
Enterprise AI moves beyond experimentation
23 Jan 2018
Research launched by Infosys at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos reveals AI is already delivering benefits but also presenting challenges as well as opportunities
Public-private collaboration key to internet for everyone
07 Jul 2017
The World Economic Forum has put forward an investment model designed to transform digital adoption and connect the unconnected
Turning CO2 into fuel and air into water
26 Jun 2017
These are two of the emerging technologies that could solve critical global challenges, reckons the World Economic Forum
Centre aims to spread tech benefits
27 Mar 2017
The World Economic Forum opens doors of new Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Silicon Valley
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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