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BCG Partners with World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum engages leaders from all facets of society—business, politics, academia, and beyond—to shape global, regional, and industry agendas and drive positive change. As a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum, BCG joins a select group of 100 global companies closely aligned with the forum's commitment to improving the state of the world.

Like our fellow members, BCG attends the renowned Annual Meeting in Davos, the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China, and many regional meetings. As a strategic partner, we do even more. The World Economic Forum taps BCG’s people and insights for its collaborative projects, publications, and global communities. The goal of this work is to share best practices, engage stakeholders, improve policymaking, and inform business decisions.


Each year, BCG attends Davos alongside global business, government, social sector, academic, and media leaders. We take this opportunity to learn from our peers and to share our own thought leadership on an international stage. At Davos, we host events, connect with clients, attend sessions, and advance our mission: to unlock insight and have the courage to act. 

The 2019 Annual Meeting in Davos will take place from the 22nd to the 25th of January. This year’s theme is Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. For more information on BCG’s role at this event, please visit our Davos 2019 page.

Our Engagement

Secondees working with the World Economic Forum


Since 2007, BCG has been providing consultants to work as secondees with the World Economic Forum. Secondees play critical roles in projects—from initial research and analysis, to multistakeholder input and feedback sessions, to completion and publication of related reports. This year, we’ve sent four secondees to the forum.

BCG has partnered on 11 invitation-only Global Future councils

Global Future Councils

BCG has participated in 11 invitation-only councils focusing on critical topics since the councils were launched in 2008, studying emerging multinationals, gender parity, education, new growth models, geo-economies, telecommunication, and more.

20 BCGers have been named Young Global Leaders

Young Global Leaders

20 current and former BCGers have participated in the Young Global Leaders community. These exceptional people under 40 years old share a commitment to shaping the future through inspiring and impactful leadership.

Over 30 current and former BCGers are actively engaged in the Global Shaper community

Global Shapers

More than 30 current and former BCGers are actively engaged in the Global Shaper community, a network of young people in 157 countries that is driving action for meaningful change.

Around the World with WEF

Our Projects

We are currently collaborating on four projects with the World Economic Forum, exploring a broad spectrum of topics.

World Economic Forum