The World Economic Forum is a nonprofit organization in Switzerland that is best known for holding annual meetings in Davos, bringing together 2,000 top business leaders, politicians and journalists to discuss the most important issues that the world faces. The World Economic Forum is committed to improving the state of the world through enabling dialogue and producing research that is not tied to any special interests.
- The Greatest Risks Facing Our World EconomyKelsey Juliana, a high school student from Oregon, has been in the news of late for her fight to protect natural resources from the effects of global warming. Climate change, as it turns out, is one of the five most likely risks threatening our world economy in 2014, according to a World Economic Forum report released the week of January 13, 2014, the same week Juliana brought her case in front of the Oregon Court of Appeals. The risks report set the stage for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, that began January 22.
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