Publications

Collaborative Advantage

With zero-sum logics and intergenerational frictions on the rise, the 51st St. Gallen Symposium will explore current dilemmas and new, more impactful models of collective action to address our shared challenges. In light of the cross-cutting nature of current challenges, finding effective mechanisms of collaboration between businesses, governments, and across generations seems more relevant than ever. Technology-driven ecosystems and global…

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Remaking Global Cooperation: There’s No App For That

The data revolution can help bring about radically new forms of international cooperation – but instead of challenging the status quo, prevalent data technologies rather exacerbate existing power structures. We need a far bolder approach. Since the 1970s, our economic system and some aspects of our society have become increasingly interconnected due to two…

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Addressing Digital’s Trust Crisis

Our new White Paper, developed with the Institute for Management Development (IMD), outlines actionable ways to overcome the looming crisis of digital trust, drawing on expert discussions at the 50th St. Gallen Symposium. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the potential of emerging digital technologies to contribute to solving the world’s most intractable challenges. Information and…

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Briefs – Inspiring Cross-Generational Dialogue

Five Levers to Boost AI Through Collaboration

Artificial Intelligence is key for any organisation seeking to create future economic and societal value – but many AI projects fail. Deep-rooted collaboration can help to propel those that want to use AI to advance society as a whole. While a few large corporates such as Google and Alibaba are skyrocketing with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI), for the big majority of organisations around the globe AI is far from…

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Research – Exploring the Ties that Bind Generations

Addressing Digital’s Trust Crisis

Our new White Paper, developed with the Institute for Management Development (IMD), outlines actionable ways to overcome the looming crisis of digital trust, drawing on expert discussions at the 50th St. Gallen Symposium. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the potential of emerging digital technologies to contribute to solving the world’s most intractable challenges. Information and communication technologies (ICTs), in particular, have allowed us to stay connected in times of physical distancing, to…

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Sympact – Reporting on our Key Initiatives

“We Must Develop a New Relationship With the Natural World”

A Conversation with Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE (Part 2 of 2) Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE is an ethologist and environmentalist, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and a United Nations Messenger of Peace. Through more than 60 years of ground-breaking work, she has not only shown us the urgent need to protect chimpanzees from extinction; she has also redefined species conservation to include the needs of local people and the…

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