World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum is an International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation whose mission is to improve the state of the world. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global public interest while upholding the highest standards of governance. Moral and intellectual integrity is at the heart of everything it does.

The Forums activities are shaped by a unique institutional culture founded on the stakeholder theory, which asserts that an organization is accountable to all parts of society. The institution carefully blends and balances the best of many kinds of organizations, from both the public and private sectors, international organizations and academic institutions.


Majority of 8-12-Year Olds Subject to Online Threats, According to New Study

Chloé Laluc, Communications Officer, World Economic Forum: Tel.: +41 (0)79 589 7002; Email: clal@weforum.org · More than half of 8-12-year olds worldwide are subject to online threats including cyberbullying, video game addiction, offline meetings, disinformation and online sexual grooming · The 2018 DQ Impact Report, published today in association with […]


World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Awarded ISO Standard for Sustainability

Fon Mathuros, Head of Media, World Economic Forum: Tel.: +41 (0)79 201 0211; Email: fma@weforum.org · World Economic Forum obtains independent recognition for sustainable event management of its Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters through ISO 20121 certification · Following external audits by DNVGL, the Forum received the ISO 20121:2012 certification · […]


New Global Partnership to Save Life in the Ocean Launched at the World Economic Forum

Fon Mathuros, Head of Media, World Economic Forum: Tel.: +41 (0)79 201 0211; Email: fma@weforum.org · Friends of Ocean Action will draw together 40 of the world’s most committed and influential leaders from science, technology, business, non-governmental groups and international organizations, announced by Isabella Lövin, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden, […]