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Ketchum author Laura Clementi

Laura Clementi is an expert in corporate reputation and purpose, who spent two years serving as Ketchum’s secondee to the World Economic Forum. There, she was fully embedded on the communications team, developing programs for the Forum’s global and regional events, including the Annual Meeting in Davos.

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A Davos Week Unlike Any Other

by Laura Clementi, Tom Derrick and Alicia Stetzer| February 2, 2021

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic crippling economies and restricting livelihoods around the world, more pressure than ever was on the business and world leaders who last week convened for the World Economic Forum’s non-traditional Davos Agenda virtual summit. With many sessions openly broadcast to the global public and the Forum’s 25 million social media followers, […]

Davos Insider: 6 Themes for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

Davos Insider: 6 Themes for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

by Laura Clementi and Richard Griffiths| November 5, 2019

As the final weeks of 2019 begin to settle in, eyes and minds are quickly shifting focus toward what the new year will bring. For many of our clients, that means setting sights on The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos – a highly anticipated gathering of the world’s top government, business and civil […]

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Americans Voice Views on Causes They Care About… and CEOs are Paying Attention

by Mary Elizabeth Germaine and Laura Clementi| September 12, 2019

In what some observers might call a “man bites dog” moment, the Business Roundtable (BRT) – a group of nearly 200 CEOs of major U.S. companies – recently proclaimed that a corporation’s purpose should balance the needs of shareholders with stakeholders. That’s really big news, because for decades, the BRT made it clear that Purpose […]

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Davos Insider: 5 Themes for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019

by James Hardy and Laura Clementi| November 29, 2018

The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos is a highly anticipated gathering of top leaders in government, business and civil society. On a global stage, these leaders examine our world’s most pressing challenges and collaborate to drive positive change. Their discussions help shape the political, social and economic agendas for the year ahead. Not […]

Demystifying Davos: A Purpose-Driven Mindset

Demystifying Davos: A Purpose-Driven Mindset

by Laura Clementi| January 17, 2017

This week, top global leaders from business, government and civil society are gathering in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum. Together, they will examine our world’s most pressing challenges, and chart a path forward for collective action. They will meet and debate these issues under the timely theme of Responsive and Responsible Leadership.

Who Owns Who in Global Media?

Who Owns Who in Global Media?

by Laura Clementi| July 30, 2015

As seen in World Economic Forum’s Agenda. UK-based media conglomerate Pearson has made headline news twice in the past week. First, the company confirmed the $1.3 billion sale of the Financial Times Group to Japan’s Nikkei, then revealed it is in talks to sell its 50% stake in the Economist. The graphic below shows how […]