In Its 50th Year, Davos Is Searching for Its Soul Critics say the gathering of elites is out of touch. But the World Economic Forum’s founder, Klaus Schwab, is still making the case that the annual event in Switzerland makes a difference


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Davos has become somewhat of a punch line for its critics, an event where, among other things, attendees express concern about climate change but arrive in private jets. “It pains me,” the event’s founder said. But it hasn’t slowed him down.
Davos is a conference for people largely insulated from the consequences of catastrophe. Why do we pay it such heed?