Some people say that making the first million is the hardest.Others, like oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens have quipped that the first billion is a “helluva lot harder”. Regardless of which is true, it’s interesting to examine how long it took the world’s wealthiest to reach the million and billion dollar benchmarks, as
he idea behind the Commission’s proposed European Investment Stabilisation Function (EISF) is to use dedicated financial means from the EU budget to help Member States stabilize their economies in the event of a major asymmetric shock. In the context of EISF, the Commission would borrow on the financial markets and
inally, the long-discussed concept of the circular economy (CE) seems ready for takeoff. More and more observers see new information technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data analytics or blockchain as the powerful means everybody is waiting for. And yes, its promises are truly thrilling. Yet the real door-opener is still
Written by Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork s CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am witnessing firsthand not only the immense changes within our industry, but also the speed at which they are occurring. At the World Economic Forum, where I co-chair the Council on the Future of Work, Gender and Education, we
rowing geopolitical rivalry, escalating trade tensions between the United States and China (both big players in Latin America and the Caribbean – LAC) and a US trade policy shifting away from a multilateral towards a bilateral approach based on ‘America First’, have created uncertainty in this part of the world.
One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing. atteries will be as
he Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted and approved the Ukraine NOW brand in 2018, which was created by the Ukrainian agency Banda within the framework of the Commission for Promotion of Ukraine under the Ministry of Information Policy. “The team of the Government, the Ministry of Information Policy, the