Davos delegates take baby steps to new world order

January 28, 2009

The world’s business elite has been told to take a hike.

This year, the gift in the World Economic Forum’s conference bag is a plastic pedometer. Delegates gathering to discuss the dismal state of the world economy have been told to reduce traffic congestion and contribute to a “Green Davos” by walking around the Alpine ski resort, instead of jumping in a limousine.

Those who take more than 20,000 steps during this week’s meeting are promised a prize. Your correspondent, having clocked up 12,500 already, is hopeful…

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