Tag: #wef20

#WEF20: Providing clean energy in fragile contexts

Investing in energy infrastructure has the potential not only to bring down the cost and carbon footprint in areas of displacement and fragility, but also to transform the humanitarian system. What models are most promising to catalyse investments for cleaner and cheaper energy in fragile environments?

World Economic Forum: EnQuest CEO on how to tackle the climate change crisis

CNBC International spoke to Amjad Bseisu, the CEO of EnQuest about what the consequences are if UK and European investors push oil and gas companies to hard resulting in them not investing in European assets.

World Economic Forum: President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s response strategy for climate change

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the country’s national budget reflects its commitment towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made this remark while speaking on Ghana’s climate change strategy, economic transformation and more at a press conference in the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos.

World Economic Forum: UBER CEO Khosrowshahi on company’s growth prospects in 2020

CNBC International spoke with UBER CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi to discuss the company's growth prospects in 2020.

World Economic Forum: BMO CEO on the future of finance

CNBC International spoke with the Darryl White, the CEO of BMO Financial Group asking him if he thinks it’s inevitable that rates cuts will be coming out of the Bank of Canada.

World Economic Forum: Volkswagen CEO on tech ventures, partnerships & future plans

At the ongoing World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, CNBC International had a conversation with CEO of Volkswagen (VW), Herbert Diess on their current performance and future plans.

World Economic Forum: “Global economy growth below potential” –Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters

The CEO of Standard Chartered, Bill Winters, says the global economy is growing below potential but adds that global growth and trade should pick up this year. Winters made this statement in a chat with CNBC on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

World Economic Forum: Global resource consumption passes 100bn tonnes/YR – Circularity Gap Report

The global economy is consuming 100 billion tonnes of materials a year for the first time ever but re-use of resources has gone into reverse. That’s according to the 2020 Circularity Gap Report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Circle Economy. Marc De Wit, Director of Strategic Alliances at Circle Economy joins CNBC Africa to unpack the report.
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