A day after more than 1 million people took to the streets and millions more went on strike across France in protest at the government's plan to raise the legal retirement age, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire tells FRANCE 24's Business Editor Kate Moody in Davos that the government "stands firm" on its reform plan, but that there could be "improvements".
As the European Union races to diversify its hydrocarbon imports and electrify its economy, what impact will the ongoing energy crisis have on Europe’s climate ambitions and on the bloc's industrial competitiveness? FRANCE 24 Business Editor Kate Moody asks a prestigious panel of guests at Davos, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.
All eyes in Davos were on the arrival of climate activist Greta Thunberg, who slammed the oil and gas giants who participate in the World Economic Forum. At a panel entitled "Treating the climate crisis like a crisis", she and fellow activists said that energy giants are "prioritising greed" rather than action.
Wednesday at the World Economic Forum brought speeches from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, among others. France 24 Business Editor Kate Moody spoke with French Minister for European Affairs Laurence Boone about Europe's green energy future and how European businesses can stay competitive.
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined the bloc's Green Deal subsidy plan at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, as the US and China push ahead with their own industrial subsidies for clean tech. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Kate Moody spoke with von der Leyen in Davos about the ramifications.
Food companies making big profits as inflation has surged should face windfall taxes to help cut global inequality, anti-poverty group Oxfam said on Monday as the World Economic Forum's annual meeting gets underway.
The World Economic Forum has officially kicked off in Davos. Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He are among the expected speakers this Tuesday. Our Business Editor Kate Moody brings us an update from Davos, with insights on the billions being poured into chip production, as well as how companies are responding to inflation and energy costs.
Political and business leaders from around the world are convening in the Swiss resort town of Davos. The theme for this year's meeting is "cooperation in a fragmented world". FRANCE 24's Kate Moody is in Davos and tells us what we should expect.
A few dozen young people have been invited to this year's World Economic Forum. They are just some of the 10,000 members of the Global Shapers network and want to make their voices heard as they demand change.