The key objective of the World Forum is to provide global leaders the opportunity to set out solutions today for the world of tomorrowProfessor Sir David King
The world todayHumanity is facing a series of unprecedented challenges as the global population increases and living standards improve. These challenges are further exacerbated by social, political and technological inertia.That is why the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) was created.With nearly 7 billion people sharing our planet, resources are being consumed faster than they can be naturally replenished or substituted. In addition to this environmental resources - the atmosphere, the oceans and the land - are being catastrophically mismanaged. Climate change is the biggest challenge to our civilisation. It demands a new focus from business, governments and academe.