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Deloitte at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Sunday, 22 May 2022 12:00 AM EAST

Past Event


22 - 26 May.

12:00 am EAST

Deloitte at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Meeting offered leaders across business and government the opportunity to discuss the state of the world and develop partnerships and policies to address the most pressing economic and social challenges. At the Annual Meeting, Deloitte joined global leaders to participate in discussions and events designed to advance meaningful and measurable solutions to these challenges.

Deloitte is a long-standing strategic partner of WEF. We share our experience and capabilities from across our network to help WEF address critical global challenges through our contributions to WEF communities, initiatives, and participation in events throughout the year.

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Meeting returned to Davos under the theme History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies.

UpLink Luncheon - Investing in entrepreneurs to accelerate the SDGs

The Deloitte UpLink team hosted a luncheon featuring five top innovators and over 45 attendees.
• J.N. Hill, Switzerland Partner UpLink project lead, Deloitte
• Sarah Franklin, CMO, Salesforce
• John Dutton, Head of UpLink and Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

UpLink Reception - Entrepreneur Revolution

Over 100 leaders and client executives, including Deloitte executive leadership joined the Deloitte-hosted reception at the Hard Rock Hotel.
• Punit Renjen, Global CEO, Deloitte
• Paul Clemmons, US Partner UpLink project lead, Deloitte
• Roshni Nadar Malhotra, CEO, HCL Group and Chairperson, HCL Technologies
• Olivier Schwab, Head of Technology, World Economic Forum
• Innovators: Nivedha RM, TrashCon and Orianna Bretschger, Aquacycl

Press Conference - The Entrepreneur Revolution: A global movement to accelerate progress on the SDGs

This press conference featured visionary leaders who are driving UpLink forward, and discover why their investment in water resilience, tree conservation, and "ecopreneurs" can significantly accelerate the delivery of the SDGs and drive transformational change across the globe. This event also announced the new HCL partnership.
• Punit Renjen, Global CEO, Deloitte
• Roshni Nadar Malhotra, CEO, HCL Group & Chairperson, HCL Technologies
• Gim Huay Neo, Managing Director, Centre of Nature and Climate, World Economic Forum Geneva
• William Kwende, Founder of Serious Shea SARL
• Inna Modja, Land Ambassador, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
• Marc Benioff, Chair and Co-CEO of Salesforce
• Alem Tedeneke, Media Lead, World Economic Forum


Uplink at Davos

UpLink is the open innovation platform of the World Economic Forum. Launched at Davos in 2020 in partnership with Deloitte and Salesforce, the digital platform creates bridges for entrepreneurs to connect to the investors, corporate partners, experts, and organisations they need to scale.

UpLink exists to unlock an entrepreneur revolution and support positive systemic change for people and planet. We inspire and guide people to create, innovate and push the boundaries of what is perceived as possible, to solve world’s most pressing challenges.

Deloitte’s Davos insights