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Hong Kong’s Avant Named WEF Technology Pioneer For Cell-Cultured Seafood

3 Mins Read Hong Kong-based Avant, the startup making fish proteins directly from cells, has been named one of the world’s 100 most promising Technology Pioneers for 2021. The list, selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF), identifies companies that are disrupting industries using new technologies that are set to have a positive impact on health, the environment […]

Goldman Sachs Excludes Asia In New Diversity Boardroom Pledge

3 Mins Read Multinational investment bank and financial services giant Goldman Sachs recently announced a diversity rule stipulating that the bank will no longer take companies public unless they have at least one “diverse” board member. Presenting the new pledge at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland last week, CEO David Solomon explained that the push […]

Climate Crisis Dominates Top 5 Risks In World Economic Forum Report

3 Mins Read For the first time, the climate crisis is at the top of the World Economic Forum’s annual risk report ahead of the Davos conference. All five spaces in the list of issues likely to pose a major impact over the next decade have been filled by environmental issues, as the world wakes up to extreme […]