World Economic Forum & Bain in the news

  • Emerging nations seen needing $13 trillion for power sector

    January 19, 2016 | Utilities and Alternative Energy | BloombergBusiness | Media mention

    Emerging nations need to invest twice as much in electricity than developed countries over the next two decades to power fast-growing economies and meet emission-reduction targets, according to a Bain & Company report for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. They will probably seek about

  • EU policy mash roils markets before Paris climate deal

    February 15, 2015 | Utilities and Alternative Energy | Bloomberg | Media mention

    According to analysis by Bain & Company presented at the World Economic Forum, the European Union wasted a quarter of the $550 billion spent on renewable energy in 2014.

  • Empowering women at work

    January 31, 2015 | Fox Business | Media mention

    Watch an interview with Bain Chairman Orit Gadiesh on the importance of supportive middle managers for women's career success at the 2015 World Economic Forum.

  • Tesla co-founder: Elon Musk's vision for mass electric-car adoption 'not possible'

    January 27, 2015 | GreenTechMedia | Media mention

    Europe could have saved itself $100 billion by installing solar power panels in sunnier countries and wind turbines in windier places, the World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform said in a report written with Bain & Company, adding that another $40 billion could have been saved by

  • 8 trillion needed for electricity goals, say WEF & Bain

    January 26, 2015 | | Media mention

    In a report released for the World Economic Forum by Bain & Company, the current state of electricity sector is mapped out. The authors highlight that while the sector has come a long way in its transition towards a more sustainable footprint, the industry still has a long way to go.

  • The dark underbelly of the Davos 'well-being' agenda

    January 26, 2015 | The Washington Post | Media mention

    A report by Bain & Company examining the positive financial benefits of investing in well-being focused on how healthy populations and economic prosperity can lead to new business and investment opportunities.

  • Do you know where your power comes from?

    January 23, 2015 | | Media mention

    Members of the OECD will need to invest more than $7.6 trillion over the next 25 years to meet their energy policy goals, further reduce emissions and create a more sustainable system for producing electricity from renewables and cleaner fuels such as natural gas, the World Economic Forum's "Future

  • Europe burns $140 billion on a big green mistake

    January 23, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily | Media mention

    The World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform revealed a Bain & Company report stating that Europe wasted $140 billion on mismanaged, but trendy, green energy projects this year.

  • WEF reveals downfall for power sector growth

    January 22, 2015 | ESI-Africa | Media mention

    "We are entering a period of unprecedented investment to meet our energy policy goals, but decreasing returns and increasing risk are raising questions over future investment," said Bain & Company Partner Julian Critchlow.

  • Badly located renewable power plants cost Europe $100 bln - Davos report

    January 21, 2015 | Reuters | Media mention

    In a report written with Bain & Company, The World Economic Forum's "Future of Electricity" platform said that installing solar power panels in sunnier countries and wind turbines in windier places could have saved Europe $100 billion.