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WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy

WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy

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

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

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

WEF provides cities with a pick-and-mix mobility framework

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

Measuring the value of blockchain

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

World Economic Forum to lead global smart cities alliance

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

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

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

World needs "coalition of the willing" to counter cyber threats

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

Global smart cities initiative launched at Davos

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

World Economic Forum addresses civil society transformation

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