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World Economic Forum and ICAEW

For a week in January every year the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting at Davos is the centre of attention for the world’s statesmen, business leaders, academics, policymakers and media. It’s here where they can discuss the central issues confronting the world, whether they be technological change, the burden of debt, climate change or trade governance.

ICAEW represents the accountancy profession with the aim to help build a better and more sustainable world through the global collaboration that Davos represents.

This selection of articles gives a flavour of ICAEW's involvement.

Colin Omorodion

Colin Omorodion's entry for the Essay Writing Competition

The Global Risks Report 2023

World Economic Forum publication that explores some of the most severe risks we may face over the next decade. The report's authors conclude that as we stand on the edge of a low-growth and low-cooperation era, tougher trade-offs risk eroding climate action, human development and future resilience.

Skilling up in financial services

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Reskilling is the answer to a blizzard of challenges approaching financial services, according to an influential City report. But which skills are most important to acquire for current and future financial services employees?

Reflections from Davos

4 February 2020: Michael Izza looks back on a climate-themed week at the World Economic Forum.

ICAEW CEO Michael Izza reflects on Davos

31 January 2020: following his visit to the World Economic Forum, ICAEW’s Chief Executive shares the moments that captured his attention and considers the key takeaways for accountancy in this special-edition podcast.

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