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Reskilling the global workforce

4 ways to cope with disruption of the skills landscape

To reskill 50% of the global workforce by 2025, four critical areas – universal digital learning, micro-credentials, skills-based credentials and hands-on learning – will require coordinated attention from governments, the private sector, donors, and civil society.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Deep-Sea Mineral Platform

Staying ahead of the battery boom

To meet the growing demand for seabed minerals and create the space needed for mineral sourcing manufacturers and metal markets to take thoughtful action on this topic, the World Economic Forum has launched the Deep-Sea Minerals Dialogue.

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Source: World Economic Forum
2020 Technology Pioneers
Circular EconomyClimateICT

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

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

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
Circular EconomyClimateICT

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