Question of The Day19-11-2019

What is the theme of World Economic Forum annual meeting to be held in January 2020?


Correct Answer : c ) Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world

Explanation :

“Stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world” is the theme of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting to be held in January 2020.

“Globalization 4.0: shaping a new architecture in the age of the fourth industrial revolution” was the theme of World Economic Forum, 2019.

The 50th annual meeting of Geneva-based World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos will give priority to six key areas. The key areas are ecology, climate, engineering, culture, geopolitics and industry. During the annual summit, International Business Council of the WEF will publish a universal ESG scorecard that would list companies according to environmental, social and governance parameters.

The first meeting of the WEF in 1971 aimed at furthering Professor Schwab's idea that business should benefit all stakeholders – customers, workers, societies and investors alike.

The 50th meeting will concentrate on Stakeholder capitalism, which was the founding principle of the Forum.

Hence, the option (c) is correct.

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