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Chemicals Clariant to cut up to 600 jobs as profit falls

The Swiss specialty chemicals firm Clariant says it will cut up to 600 jobs to save money after a drop in profit in 2019.

This content was published on February 13, 2020 10:12 AM

Business cost Swiss industries brace for impact of coronavirus outbreak

Various Swiss industries and the domestic tourism sector are preparing themselves for a downturn caused by the coronavirus epidemic.

Politics  Venezuelan leader urges Swiss crackdown on illegal gold

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido has urged Switzerland to crack down on illegal gold mining in the Amazon.  Speaking at the World ...

This content was published on January 23, 2020 12:12 PM

#WEF20 Is stakeholder capitalism the answer?

Oliver Classen from the Swiss NGO Public Eye offers perspective on the new Davos Manifesto, launched for the 50th anniversary of the Forum.

#WEF20 At 50, WEF sets out to prove there’s a better kind of capitalism

Half a century after the first elite gathering in Davos, the WEF seeks to show that the invite-only event can go beyond nice taglines.

Security, criticism and success Ten questions about the World Economic Forum

How much does Switzerland spend on WEF security? How much does it cost to be a WEF partner or member? We answer all your questions.

Milk for older babies Nestlé struggles to win over baby formula critics

For Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé, diversifying its infant formula offerings harbours great promise. But industry critics are sceptical.

Urban development A new skyline for Basel

In some cities in Switzerland, population growth and scarce building land are causing houses to reach for the skies.  Switzerland experienced its ...