World Economic Forum & Bain in the news

  • WEF report paints bleak picture in the energy space

    January 21, 2015 | CNBC 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.

  • Electricity sector in OECD markets needs $7.6 trillion in investments by 2040: report

    January 21, 2015 | Energy Business Review | Media mention

    "The electricity sector is at a crossroads. 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 Julian Critchlow, a partner at Bain & Company, which collaborated with the

  • Europe's renewable energy deployment 'sub-optimal', report says

    January 21, 2015 | EurActiv.com | 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.

  • Report highlights opportunities to build tomorrow's electricity sector

    January 20, 2015 | WEForum.org | Media mention

    A report from the 2015 World Economic Forum written in collaboration with Bain & Company outlines recommendations for transforming the electricity sector to a more sustainable, affordable and reliable system. "The electricity sector is at a crossroads.

  • The 100 out and proud heroes of the business world who have risen above barriers to success

    October 09, 2014 | Financial Times | Media mention

    Bain & Company partner Phil Kleweno was recognized on the annual “Top 100 OUTstanding in Business” ranking, which published in Financial Times. The ranking identifies LGBT business leaders who have contributed to the advancement of the LGBT communities within the corporate world.

  • Concerns temper Euro-zone optimism at Davos

    January 27, 2014 | Wall Street Journal | Media mention

    Although there are signs of economic growth within the Euro Zone, high government debts, under performing labor markets and below-target inflation are still a cause for concern for economic policy makers.

  • How business leaders can improve in 2014

    January 24, 2014 | Fox Business | Media mention

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • Tensions created by digital technologies theme at Davos

    January 24, 2014 | Gulf News | Media mention

    Our work focuses on helping companies deliver results. Visit our publications section, Bain Insights, for the best research and ideas from Bain's experts.

  • Davos thought: disruption comes to education

    January 24, 2014 | The Financial Times | Media mention

    Clay Christensen, a professor at the Harvard Business School presented at Bain & Company's breakfast meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Christensen explained that professors at elite universities are facing competition from Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

  • Governments need to act in cutting down supply chain barriers

    January 21, 2014 | Supply Chain Management | Economic Times | Media mention

    According to a recent report entitled "Enabling Trade: From Valuation to Action," supply chain inefficiencies account for as much as 1.3 billion tons of food loss every year.