World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world and to reshaping global, regional, and industry agendas. Incorporated as a non-profit foundation in 1971 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the forum is independent of political, partisan, or national interests. Best known for its annual meeting in Davos, WEF brings together business, political, and academic leaders from around the world to discuss pressing international issues such as economic growth, environmental sustainability, financial systems, health, and social development. Additionally, WEF facilitates collaboration among corporate, political, and civil society leaders by organizing networks and publishing reports that are accessible through its online database.