Davos Notebook

Shared norms, soccer pundits and dealing with the ‘New Reality’

By Guest Contributor
January 26, 2011

– Mark Kobayashi-Hillary is the author of several books, including ‘Who Moved my Job?’ and ‘Global Services: Moving to a Level Playing Field’. The opinions expressed are his own. –

Global Development crashes the Davos party

By Guest Contributor
January 26, 2011

Joe Cerrell– Joe Cerrell is Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, European Office. The opinions expressed are his own. –

How to feed a hungry Davos CEO

January 26, 2011

lunchFood is one of the key highlights of the World Economic Forum and Wednesday’s lunch brought taste from around the world to serve hungry CEOs, heads of states and policymakers who spend the morning discussing the outlook for the global economy and corporate profits.

Be part of Davos Today with Chrystia Freeland

January 26, 2011

Chrystia Freeland headshotReuters has added an exciting new dimension to its Davos coverage this year. As well as Insider TV’s regular Davos Today morning show (streamed live on this website every morning at 7 a.m. CET during the annual meeting), there is now also an afternoon show to be broadcast at 2:30 p.m. on 26, 27 and 28 January.

Me, Myself, I

January 26, 2011

How do I trust myself? Let me count the ways…

Global PR group Edelman told the World Economic Forum about its Trust Barometer and said that “Trust” in general had stabilised.

Hudson pilot tells business leaders to look beyond short-term

January 26, 2011

USA/The U.S. pilot who safely landed a plane carrying 155 passengers on the Hudson River urged political and business leaders in Davos to look beyond short-term results to deliver long-term benefits.

CEOs hoping that everything comes up roses

January 25, 2011

CHINA-VALENTINE'S/A few things struck me from the annual survey of CEOs that PwC (yup, PricewaterhouseCoopers likes big ‘P’, little ‘w’, big ‘C’) released at Davos this year.

Davos: Can social media make a difference?

January 24, 2011

The Davos meeting organisers have made a huge push into social media this year. From interviews on Facebook to geo-location services using Foursquare, it’s an impressive use of social media tools to bring the closed-shop that is the WEF to the masses.

Davos fails to grab the attention of angry protesters

January 23, 2011

The days when anti-capitalist protesters could rampage through Switzerland’s financial capital Zurich in rage at the Davos talkfest 100 miles (150 km) to the east are long gone.

Why “generation next” matters at Davos

By Guest Contributor
January 22, 2011

trevor dougherty lowres– Trevor Dougherty is a student and activist and will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos as a representative of the Global Changemakers. He’s also the youngest American ever to attend the Davos meeting. —