IFC at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024

January 15, 2024

"Rebuilding Trust"

The 54th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum provided a crucial space to focus on the fundamental principles driving trust, including transparency, consistency and accountability.

This Annual Meeting welcomed over 100 governments, all major international organizations, 1000 Forum’s Partners, as well as civil society leaders, experts, youth representatives, social entrepreneurs, and news outlets.

The diverse topics addressed during the meeting were split into four key themes:

  • Achieving security and cooperation in a fractured world
  • Creating growth and jobs for a new era
  • Artificial Intelligence as a driving force for the economy and society
  • A long-term strategy for climate, nature and energy
  • When: 15–19 January 2024
  • Where: Davos Klosters, Switzerland

IFC at the Annual Meeting


Climate and Nature: Seed Capital Needed

January 17 | 13:15–14:00 CET  (see local time)

To fast track a net-zero, nature-positive economy requires philanthropic and development support that are early-stage, risk-taking and catalytic.

How can governments, development finance and philanthropic institutions join forces with private capital to avert climate collapse?