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Medical breakthrough – lab grown organs

Scientists have been working to grow organs and other body parts from stem cells – cells which can become any type ...

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How insurance can sustain the renewable

As renewable energy grows in strategic importance for power companies, and as investment in renewable energy assets expands, risk considerations ...

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#TheEarthHack

Join an exciting new crowd sourcing competition called TheEarthHack. We’re looking for low carbon solutions that reinvent existing technology ...

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Boost for catastrophe insurance in Italy

Perils, the independent Zurich-based organisation providing industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, just announced that it is including earthquake and flood Italy ...

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Urge to maintain focus on climate change

For more than 10 years I've been working for business addressing the climate change challenge. In many ways this ...

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Positive energy

Few topics attract so much skepticism and cynical reactions as the energy challenge. For a few years I have been ...

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Who is the victim?

My flight to Zurich was delayed by two hours. I wasn’t particularly looking forward to the airplane meal so ...

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Mini-livers 3D Bioprinting

With life expectancy predicted to exceed 76 years by 2050, scientists are investing a lot of time and effort in ...

STORY URL: 3D printer makes world's smallest human liver
liver bio-printing

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Community based environmental programmes

Can decentralisation tackle environmental problems? While most environmental programmes are focused on global action, a lot can be done at ...

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Tele-medicine

Tele-healthcare enables patients to monitor their conditions using mobile technology.

According to former UK health minister, Andrew Lansley, around 80 ...

STORY URL: Medical Breakthrough for Parkinson's Patients: Telemedicine
Analyzing the clinical and competitive impact of Telemedicine What is Telemedicine? - Use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via elect...

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Holstein cows in Vietnam

On a recent trip to Vietnam, I had the opportunity to see more of the country than just office landscapes ...

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Managing Seismic Risk in Latin America

I've just returned from WEF Latin America, where we have announced a three-year collaborative project with the GEM Foundation ...

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Global Partnerships

Innovative insurance solutions, public private partnerships and microinsurance are vital to help society create effective responses to major challenges, including ...

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Incredible views of glacier calving

This was filmed in 2008 - a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for ...

STORY URL: "CHASING ICE" captures largest glacier calving ever filmed - OFFICIAL VIDEO
"CHASING ICE" is NOMINATED for an Academy Award: Best Original Song "Before My Time" by J. Ralph featuring Scarlett Johansson and Joshua Bell. Hear the song:...

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What does 'Successful Aging' mean?

Charles Eugster, born in 1919 and now the world's oldest competitive oarsman and body-builder, knows a lot about successful ...

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