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The Urgency of Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Let’s act together – now – to make aspirational visions of the future real for as many people as possible around the world.

Editor’s Note: Business leaders, heads of state and influential thinkers will gather in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23- Jan. 26 for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. Attendees, including UPS Chairman and CEO David Abney and other UPS senior leaders, will address this year’s theme: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World. Stay tuned all […]

A Call For Responsive and Responsible Leadership

Why trust, sensitivity and empathy are the leadership qualities of the future.

Leaders have to be responsive and responsible. They must understand that we are living in a world marked by uncertainty, volatility and deep transformational changes. Many people are living in precarious situations and searching for identity and meaning in a fast-changing world. They want to regain their sense of purpose. It requires courage and commitment […]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

What it means. How to respond.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the theme of Davos 2016. Opening comments to DAVOS 2016 by Executive Chairman, Klaus Schwab. Click image to play video. We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to one another. In its scale, scope, and complexity, the […]

Will the Fourth Industrial Revolution Have a Human Heart?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution can bring a new cultural renaissance, which will make us feel part of something much larger than ourselves: a true global civilization.

Look 10 years into the future and make some predictions. Will we have 3D printed cars? Will we have robotic pharmacies, implantable mobile phones, 3D printed liver transplants? Will we have machines that read our mind? If you believe the answer is “yes” to these questions, you are not alone. A recent poll by the World […]

The Age of Adaptation

Understanding the new wave of technological breakthroughs that are reshaping the economy.

The world needs to stop looking backward. Since the 2008 financial crisis, we have wasted far too much energy trying to return to the days of rapid economic expansion. The flawed assumption that the post-crisis world’s challenges were only temporary has underpinned policies that have yielded only lackluster recoveries, while failing to address key problems […]