Czech Republic takes over ICPDR Presidency 2016

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See photos here… Vienna, 25 January 2016. Peter J. Kalas of the Czech Republic is ICPDR President 2016. He took over from Croatia’s Drazen Kurecic in a meeting and ceremony in Vienna today. “We want to be active, open and smart”, said Peter J Kalas upon taking the ICPDR presidency. “Sustainability is not enough – […]

Global Opportunity report 2016

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We are in the midst of a seismic change in the way we organise our societies, run our businesses, and live our lives. Whether we all stand to benefit from this change is up to you. You are the one who can turn the myriad of interconnected risks we face into opportunities. 2015 was a […]

WBCDS president’s letter – 01.2016

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Dear, The World Economic Forum in Davos, the first important international gathering of the year for political and economic leaders, has just come to an end. The WEF chose the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” as the overarching theme of this year’s meeting. However, there were also many workshops and meetings building on the success of 2015 […]

WBCSD key messages on the Paris Agreement

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WBCSD key messages on the Paris Agreement This is an historic day. The Paris Agreement has been adopted, and it will change everything. The news from Paris is a major step forward by all governments of the world to safeguard the future of life on our planet. After many years of discussions and negotiations, there […]

WBCDS president’s letter – 10.2015

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Dear all,In the last week of September, the world entered a new paradigm, when the world leaders adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and committed to 17 goals that aim to eradicate poverty, promote peace and equity, fuel inclusive growth and protect the environment. An all encompassing and integrated agenda for the development of our […]