With 260 sessions, debates and briefings at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012, this year’s theme -The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models- reflects the need for a profound overhaul in the face of a fraying global system and lingering economic malaise.
Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel opened the event in Davos with emphasizing the urge for Europe to regain global trust and compete effectively on the world stage by reduce state debt and creating harmoniously functioning political structures. As she stated: “What we don’t want is that we promise something that we can’t deliver”. If there’s one word that sums up the mood at the WEF this week, it’s uncertainty.
In below video Accenture Executive Chairman ‘William D. Green’ discussed insights from several panel discussions on how technology drives growth and opportunity and on the importance of building talent and competitiveness.
Growth in Emerging Markets
One of the most discussed topics this year was the search for growth in emerging high-growth markets. The search for growth opportunities in emerging economies is no longer a matter of choice; it has become a necessity. Read more…