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World Economic Forum 2023 Day Three Highlights from Davos #WEF23

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World Economic Forum 2023 Day Three Highlights from Davos #WEF23

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World Economic Forum 2023 in Davos was an exciting and eventful day of discussions, speeches, and panels.

The highlight of the day was a keynote address from Naomi Klein, author of On Fire: The Burning Case For A Green New Deal. She spoke passionately about why we must act now to combat climate change and the importance of transitioning to a green economy.

Following her address, there was an interactive panel discussion on global sustainability, featuring representatives from the United Nations, WWF International, and World Bank Group. They discussed the need for governments and corporations to invest in more renewable energy sources and outlined strategies for creating a greener future.

Another major event of the day was a joint presentation from two prominent figures in the world of technology: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. They discussed their respective companies’ efforts to develop new technologies that will help reduce carbon emissions and create environmental sustainability.

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Finally, for the conclusion of Day Three, the World Economic Forum invited former President Barack Obama and Bill Gates to deliver a joint keynote speech. They discussed how technology can be used to reduce inequality, combat climate change, and tackle other global health crises.

Some highlights from day three include:

  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, emphasized the need for decisive action in restoring global security.
  • António Guterres, UN Secretary General, called for climate action.
  • Ferdinand Marcos Jr, President of the Philippines, addressed Davos, reaffirming the country’s commitment to peace.
  • Aziz Akhannouch, Head of Government of Morocco, presented the country’s development strategy.
  • Presidents from Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador shared their vision on Latin America’s domestic politics and global role.
  • The Forum unveiled the Centre for Trustworthy Technology that will encourage responsible use of emerging technology.
  • The new Global Cybersecurity Outlook report was launched. It examines how leaders can secure their organizations.

Overall, Day Three at the World Economic Forum 2023 in Davos was an informative and inspiring day of events that highlighted important conversations on global sustainability.

Looking ahead to the final day of the forum, there are sure to be more interesting and impactful discussions on topics ranging from global health to climate change. It will certainly be an event you won’t want to miss! Stay tuned for more updates as the forum continues!

By ESG News Staff

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