The hidden Davos

Profound political, economic, social and, above all, technological forces are transforming our lives, communities and institutions. Rapidly crossing geographic, gender and generational boundaries, technology is shifting power from traditional hierarchies to networked groups. Yet the international community remains focused on crisis rather than on strategically driven goals in light of the trends, drivers and opportunities pushing global, regional and industrial transformation. That is why the thematic focus of the 2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting was “The Reshaping of the World.” The aim of the World Economic Forum is supposedly to develop the insights, initiatives and actions necessary to respond to current and emerging challenges. The following year, several social entrepreneurs were invited to debate on social innovation; their contribution, as you can watch in this video, was probably the most interesting part of Davos 2014.

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