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2020 Technology Pioneers
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2020 Technology Pioneers

Future headline-makers addressing global issues

The WEF’s Technology Pioneers include 100 leaders in carbon capture, alternative meat, circular economies, food security and financial access, to name a few. Brazil-based CargoX, for example, digitises trucking to optimize logistics that can improve the livelihood of truckers.

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Source: World Economic Forum
New jobs enabled by AI
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New jobs enabled by AI

Massive upskilling & reskilling investments needed

COVID-19 has accelerated the automation of many tasks, leading some to fear artificial intelligence (AI) will take their jobs. Instead, AI will create more jobs than it automates. But as these jobs will require new skills, businesses and governments must invest in upskilling and reskilling young people and adults.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Discovery of geothermal systems
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Discovery of geothermal systems

A holistic toolkit powered by machine learning

The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy is set on accelerating the discovery of commercially viable geothermal systems, developing a playbook that combines play fairway analysis, machine learning, advanced geostatistics and other techniques into a holistic exploration toolkit.

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Source: Think GeoEnergy
Making infrastructure smart
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Making infrastructure smart

People, connectivity, sustainability and digitalisation

COVID has been a cruel teacher, yet we must heed its lessons. And if we think that COVID has been bad, climate change will be worse. That’s why we must up our game on systems-thinking in every sector, including the built environment.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Accelerating sustainable development
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Accelerating sustainable development

3 areas where blockchain could be an SDG game changer

Building resilient and transparent supply chains is one area where blockchain could be an SDG game changer. Pilots include the deployment of blockchain technology by AB InBev to facilitate transparency in pricing around locally sourced crops for which farmers had been historically underpaid.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Saving our forests
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Saving our forests

Solutions emerging from UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge

The Uplink Trillion Trees Challenge has sourced over 250 entrepreneurial solutions to save our forests. These include solutions to scale and accelerate forest conservation and restoration, green our cities, unlock Industry 4.0 technology for trees, and stimulate the forest economy.

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Source: World Economic Forum