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- "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.
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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.

    COP26: Feed the world without destroying the climate

    COP26: Feed the world without destroying the climate

    Food accounts for one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, so how can we make it sustainable? We talk to the author of Eating to Extinction about the risks of relying on a handful of food types, and learn how restaurants could play a big role in getting us to eat our greens. Guests: Dan Saladino, author of Eating to Extinction; Michael Oshman, founder and CEO of the Green Restaurants Association.

    • 23 min
    COP26: The Ocean - why our seas hold the key to tackling climate change

    COP26: The Ocean - why our seas hold the key to tackling climate change

    Ahead of the COP26 climate summit, endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh takes us into icy - but warming - Arctic waters; UN envoy Peter Thomson calls on world leaders to act urgently to protect the ocean. And we head to the swamps of Colombia to find out  why coastal ecosystems - mangroves, seagrasses and saltmarshes - are powerful allies in the fight against global warming.

    • 32 min
    Bridging the digital divide

    Bridging the digital divide

    Despite the pandemic forcing a rapid digitalization of the economy, 3.7 billion people in the world still do not have internet access. Business and government leaders from around the world meet to discuss how to change this. 

    Panellists:
    Paula Ingabire, Minister of Information and communications technology and Innovation of Rwanda
    Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Application of the United Arab Emirates
    Achim Steiner, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme
    Tan Hooi Ling, Co-Founder, GrabRobert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Vista Equity Partners
    Adrian Lovett, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Wide Web Foundation

    Chaired by:
    Børge Brende, President, World Economic ForumModerated by:
    Adrian Monck, Managing Director, World Economic Forum

    • 58 min
    Unilever’s HR Chief on the future of work - and vulnerability's role

    Unilever’s HR Chief on the future of work - and vulnerability's role

    As Unilever's Chief Human Resource Officer, Nair is the first female, first Asian and the youngest ever person to hold that post at the company. As a result, she knows a little something about pioneering and she talked to Meet The Leader about the future of work as Unilever tests new models such as 4-day work weeks and other new programs rethinking the classic 9 to 5. Our new work future will also take a mastery of soft skills - of vulnerability, transparency and the type of empathy that ensures everyone can truly have a voice and adapt their workplaces to meet the needs of the years ahead. Nair shares how she models these traits, the dramatic moment that shaped how she leads, and why mastering soft skills will be the hardest task of all.

    • 32 min
    What will climate change mean for me? A futurist’s 3 scenarios

    What will climate change mean for me? A futurist’s 3 scenarios

    Can we avoid climate catastrophe? Salesforce ‘futurist’ Peter Schwartz sets out three main scenarios for the future of humanity. And US climate envoy John Kerry pops in during his travels to drum up support for climate action ahead of the Glasgow summit.

    • 33 min
    How can ‘Green Demand’ boost COP26’s impact, with John Kerry?

    How can ‘Green Demand’ boost COP26’s impact, with John Kerry?

    US climate envoy John Kerry joins an in-person panel at the World Economic Forum to discuss how companies can lead the way in cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The leaders of the world’s biggest shipping and cement companies, Maersk and Holcim, tell us what they are doing.

    • 36 min

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