The World Economic Forum's channel features all our podcast series:
- "Cities of Tomorrow" discusses the tools that are needed and the policies that have to be implemented, for cities to become effective actors to help solve the world’s most pressing issues.
- "A Glimpse into the Future" explores how breakthrough technologies and innovative ideas can help us shape our future.
- "Mapping Global Transformations" is a podcast series featuring leading global experts who are highlighting changes in areas of global interest.
- "On our radar" takes a deep look at the issues bubbling up on the global agenda.
- "What you said" brings you the must-read stories of the week.
Summer special - sharks and tunes
As many in the northern hemisphere head to the beach, we dispel the 'Jaws' myths and find out why sharks are vital to the ocean and the planet. And Dutch musician Don Diablo drops a summer hit that will help re-forest parts of Africa. With: Andy Cornish, Global Shark & Ray Conservation Programme Leader at WWF Don Diablo, musician Wessel van Eeden, Marketing and Communications Director at Justdiggit
John Pearson of DHL Express: Keep business – and leadership - simple
CEO John Pearson shares the strategies this shipping and logistics company uses to simplify and focus a complex business – methods that have helped it navigate major upheavals including the COVID-19 pandemic. Special training programs - including one featuring a small red passport each staffer carries – are a special source of pride and one of several important ways the company keeps communication clear and thousands of employees aligned in one of the most global companies in the world.
Olympics, soccer - sport and racism
Racist reactions at Euro 2020, possible protests at the Tokyo Games, in this episode we ask whether sport unites us, or reveals the deepest and darkest divisions in society. Interviews: Former NBA basketball player John Amaechi; sociology professor and author on racism and sport, Lori L. Martin; Olympic and Tour de France cyclist Nic Dlamini
Stop ‘doomscrolling’ and get the rest you need
‘Doomscrolling’ - getting lost in a social media rabbit hole of bad news - became a thing during the pandemic. We talk to a psychologist about what it is and how to beat it, and we learn how to get the rest we need, that sleep cannot deliver.
Johnson Controls’ George Oliver: Leadership 'rhythms' can drive innovation, opportunity
During the COVID-19 crisis, those in critical infrastructure joined doctors and nurses in the pandemic’s front line as temporary hospitals and isolation rooms were needed nearly overnight. This chairman and CEO shared how practice and routine helped the company weather the crisis and how building technologies can help tackle other complex problems such as climate mitigation. Oliver also shared how routine can drive innovation and the habits this early riser depends in his own life.
A big day for big oil
On just one day in May, two US oil majors suffered a rebellion by shareholders who demanded action on climate change and a Dutch court ordered Shell to cut its greenhouse gas emissions. But was it a one-off, or are we seeing the battle for climate action move increasingly to the courts? And as some governments seek to embed the price of carbon into the products we buy, this former World Trade Organization judge tells us that even more litigation is likely. To consider how significant these events will prove to be, Radio Davos spoke to James Bacchus, Adjunct scholar the the Cato Institute and Distinguished University Professor of Global Affairs and Director of the Center for Global Economic and Environmental Opportunity at the University of Central Florida.