Here is the main content of this journalist

The following is a list of the most recent main stories of the featured journalist

Content about the topic

#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.

World Economic Forum Who’s who at WEF 2020 in Davos?

Many eyes will be on big names like Donald and Greta, but some of the most interesting speakers in Davos may well be the ones you’ve never heard of.

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.

Corporate responsibility Europe's first business and human rights centre opens in Geneva

The University of Geneva has become the host for the first centre dedicated to human rights at a business school in Europe.

This content was published on November 26, 2019 11:00 AM

Professional regulation Five jobs in Switzerland with surprising requirements

When it comes to regulating professions, Switzerland is around the European average. But the specific requirements for some jobs might surprise you.

Fair and sustainable beans Changing the coffee trade one farmer at a time

One couple in Switzerland is connecting consumers with coffee farmers in Ethiopia to make the best and most sustainable cup of coffee.

Ride-sharing What Geneva's Uber policy means for the company

It’s not the first time Uber has faced some bumps on the road in canton Geneva. But the latest development could spell big changes for the company. 

Opioid crisis Gaps found in opioid prescription oversight in Switzerland

In the wake of the opioid crisis in the US, some medical professionals in Switzerland are warning about over-prescription of oxycodone drugs.

This content was published on October 31, 2019 2:07 PM

Safe bet? 5G tests Switzerland’s limits on cybersecurity

As more governments mull the risks of working with foreign vendors of 5G networks, eyes are on Switzerland as one of the technology’s early adopters.

Inside ‘On’ shoes The making of a Swiss footwear multinational

Swiss footwear company On is making a name for itself in an industry that has been dominated by big players like Nike. What makes it different?

Protest movement Swiss companies keep watchful eye on Hong Kong protests

Swiss companies are monitoring the situation in Hong Kong, wary that the chaos could impact their bottom line.

health and environment Pesticide companies ‘seriously deficient’ on human rights, says UN toxics expert

The UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics believes pesticide companies and the Swiss government should do more to phase out hazardous chemicals.

mental health Why burnout is such a controversial issue in Switzerland

Burnout is still poorly understood, despite a new classification by world health authorities. How is Switzerland coming to terms with the syndrome?

explainer How can a drug cost $2.1 million?

US authorities have approved a $2.1 million gene therapy, making it the most expensive drug ever. Can such a price tag be justified?

World Health Organization WHO adopts watered-down resolution on drug transparency

The World Health Organization (WHO) has adopted a resolution to improve transparency on drug prices but some people say it doesn't go far enough.

This content was published on May 28, 2019 6:10 PM

World Health Assembly Push for drug pricing transparency strikes a nerve with industry

The 72nd World Health Assembly opens on Monday, but a draft resolution to end secrecy around drug pricing has already struck a nerve.

Labour market Non-EU graduates struggle with Swiss job access

Complicated rules and immigration laws present obstacles for graduates of Swiss schools from outside the EU or EFTA. Will a legal change help?

Big data Your employer might be watching you. Should you care?

The new wave of workplace data analytics is raising tough questions in Switzerland with its strong culture of trust and privacy.

Talent bottleneck Switzerland losing attractiveness for multinationals

Once the ideal destination for multinationals to set up shop, Switzerland is being outpaced by other European hubs like the Netherlands. 

Stockpiling Swiss companies make contingency plans amid Brexit uncertainty

As the Brexit saga continues, Swiss companies are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best.

International Women's Day Mothers face double-edged sword in Swiss workplace culture

More women in Switzerland are calling for an end to a stigma on mothers in the workplace that is holding their careers and the country back.

Show more

Additional material produced by this journalist.

Here is additional information about the featured journalist.

in depth

big business Eye on the Multinationals

From pharmaceuticals to agribusiness, tobacco, and commodity trading, we look behind the glossy façade of the largest multinational companies.