DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 25 Consumer products
companies including Procter & Gamble Co and Coca-Cola Co
are emerging as new targets for global activism, with
green groups blaming them for fouling the ocean with plastic and
activists urging governments to regulate them.
DAVOS, Switzerland The global solar power industry is about to lose a major competitive windfall as prices of Chinese-made solar panels begin to recover after a collapse last year, the leader of one of the world's top manufacturers said on Thursday.
DAVOS, Switzerland The world's second-largest reinsurer, Swiss Re, plans to double down on a small, new online insurance venture as its huge core business continues to be pinched by losses on natural disasters and what it calls unsustainably low premiums.
DAVOS, Switzerland Japan's central bank chief, Haruhiko Kuroda, said on Thursday that fintech companies could disrupt the banking system of advanced economies in a serious way.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 The world's largest
wind-power producer, Iberdrola SA, has brushed off
Big Oil's embrace of renewable energy as "more noise" than
DAVOS, Switzerland An overhaul of Brazil's pension system could save up to 1.3 trillion reais ($345 billion) over the next decade, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes told Reuters on Wednesday, aiming as much as two-thirds higher than the previous government's failed effort. | Video
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 An overhaul of
Brazil's pension system could save up to 1.3 trillion reais
($345 billion) over the next decade, Economy Minister Paulo
Guedes told Reuters on Wednesday, aiming as much as two-thirds
higher than the last government's failed effort.
DAVOS As businessmen and bankers sip their morning coffee in a hotel lobby, admiring the Swiss Alps, a disturbing scene is unfolding in the car park below: men with guns are ordering people onto their knees and stealing their watches.
DAVOS, Switzerland Brazil's new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro threw out the welcome mat for big business and foreign investors on Tuesday, telling a summit of CEOs in Davos that his government would make the country one of the top 50 in which to do business. | Video