Inaugural Bloomberg New Economy Forum Concludes With Private Sector Leaders Pledging Innovative New Solutions to Address Global Challenges

Nov 12, 2018 3:00 PM ET




The New Economy Forum, hosted by Mike Bloomberg in Singapore last week, convened a new community of 400 world leaders and global CEOs from 60 countries to tackle the shared challenges of a world in transition. Wang Qishan and Hank Paulson's keynotes drove global headlines.

The Forum's solutions workshops and discussions resulted in concrete priorities for delegates to commit to, such as developing a corporate certification program to re-skill workers, committing to hiring and integrating refugees, creating global best practices for gender parity, and greening supply chains. Read more about the pledges to innovative solutions private sector leaders made at NEF. 70 organizations pledged to join the new NEF "SolutionsLab," designed to bring solutions discussed to fruition over the next year. Progress and outcomes will be reported at next year's New Economy Forum.

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