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Overview

Lobbying Costs

150,000€

Financial year: Jul 2019 - Jun 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

39

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    World Economic Forum   (WEF)

    EU Transparency Register

    049060636194-17 First registered on 14 Oct 2019

    Goals / Remit

    The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.

    The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

    It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global public interest while upholding the highest standards of governance. Moral and intellectual integrity is at the heart of everything it does.

    Our activities are shaped by a unique institutional culture founded on the stakeholder theory, which asserts that an organization is accountable to all parts of society. The institution carefully blends and balances the best of many kinds of organizations, from both the public and private sectors, international organizations and academic institutions.

    We (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    The World Economic Forum is committed to help shaping the regional agenda on Europe and addressing key challenges. The Europe regional community leads projects and initiatives in thee key areas:
    - Digital/Fourth Industrial Revolution
    - Green Deal
    - Geopolitics, Risk and Resilience

    The meetings of the World Economic Forum promote public-private dialogue and multistakeholder cooperation to strengthen regional partnerships and Europe's positioning on the global stage.

    Address

    Head Office
    Route de la Capite 91-93
    Cologny 1223
    SWITZERLAND
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    III - Non-governmental organisations

    Subcategory

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jul 2019 - Jun 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    150,000€

    EU grant income for closed financial year

    1,595,100 € (Source: European Commission)

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    39 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 09 Apr 2021 Location video conference
      Subject Net-Zero economy and green transition of economy; Sustainable finance and green investments.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 23 Mar 2021 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Climate neutrality, Green Deal and role of business
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 12 Feb 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject EU biodiversity strategy and Champions for Nature
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Eglantine Cujo (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Comprehensive Corporate Reporting.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Jan 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Financing the 'net zero' transactions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Jan 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject Panel discussion on building a net-zero, nature-positive economy and how the private sector can support the European Green Deal ambitious targets
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Eglantine Cujo (Cabinet member)
      • Virginijus Sinkevičius (Commissioner)
    • Date 13 Jan 2021 Location Video conference
      Subject Circular Car Initiative’s Policy Roadmap
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Nov 2020 Location videoconferencing
      Subject Financing the Green Deal and Recovery Plan for Europe;Trade Policy Review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 20 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject A Great Reset: Strengthening Resilience and Trade
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Commission
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      • Renáta Goldírová (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Nov 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject The Humanitarian and Resilience Investing (HRI) Initiative / Covid-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janez Lenarčič
      Portfolio Crisis Management
      Commission
      • Janez Lenarčič (Commissioner)
      • Adela Kabrtova (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Nov 2020 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Presentation by the World Economic Forum of their health related projects and exchange of views on possible synergies.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
      Portfolio Health
      Commission
      • Ines Prainsack (Cabinet member)
      • Annukka Ojala (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Nov 2020 Location Brussels (virtual meeting)
      Subject Corporates, international sustainability standards-setting process
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Sep 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Conference on the Future of Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
      Portfolio Democracy and Demography
      Commission
      • Astrid Dentler (Cabinet member)
      • Mattia De Grassi (Cabinet member)
      • Ivo Belet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Aug 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Online meeting on the topics of ageing, demographic change, Conference on the Future of Europe, work of the World Economic Forum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
      Portfolio Democracy and Demography
      Commission
      • Astrid Dentler (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Aug 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject WEF's Digital Europe project; tech nological sovereignty; industry engagement; innovation ecosystems; digital skills; data sharing and exploitation.
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 31 Jul 2020 Location Brussels - Belgium
      Subject The State of the Union in 2020 - The Digital Transition at the core of Europe's Recovery - [Via Webex]
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Olivier Smith (Cabinet member)
      • Fernando Sampedro Marcos (Cabinet member)
      • Mary Veronica Tovsak Pleterski (Cabinet member)
      • Valeria Miceli (Cabinet member)
      • Nicole Dewandre (Cabinet member)
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
      • Per Haugaard (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Luisa Cabral (Cabinet member)
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Jul 2020 Location Video Conference
      Subject Understanding on Trade post Covid-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 22 Jun 2020 Location Video-conferencing
      Subject Recovery package, EU Energy policy, Energy priorities and private investments.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
    • Date 16 Jun 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of views on the WEF’s Strategic Dialogue on the Western Balkans.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi
      Portfolio Neighbourhood and Enlargement
      Commission
      • Olivér Várhelyi (Commissioner)
    • Date 16 Jun 2020 Location Brussels (video conference)
      Subject COVID-19
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Kurt Vandenberghe (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Jun 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Media freedom
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 09 Jun 2020 Location Brussels (WEBEX)
      Subject COVID 19
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Kurt Vandenberghe (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 May 2020 Location Conference call
      Subject Aerospace, Aviation, Travel and Tourism: Industry Action Group
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Walter Goetz (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 May 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Exchange on the European Green Deal and the Green recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 26 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject To discuss Europe’s digital strategy for the post-COVID recovery period
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Alejandro Cainzos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 May 2020 Location video-conferencing
      Subject EU’s economic response to COVID19 crisis, European Green Deal and sustainable finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 07 May 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Green Deal and Economic Recovery
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 02 Apr 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Video-meeting conc. High-Level Group on Humanitarian Investing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janez Lenarčič
      Portfolio Crisis Management
      Commission
      • Matjaz Malgaj (Cabinet member)
      • Kasia Jurczak (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Apr 2020 Location video-conferencing
      Subject EU's response on COVID19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 10 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject TBD
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Commission
      • Kevin Keary (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Green deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Kurt Vandenberghe (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject European Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Jan 2020 Location Davos
      Subject organisation of Commissioner Vălean's participation at WEF 2020 with Christoph Wolff
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 22 Jan 2020 Location Davos
      Subject Skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Jan 2020 Location Davos, Switzerland
      Subject Discuss transatlantic relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 07 Jan 2020 Location Geneva
      Subject Digital policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 15 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject discussion EU Sustainable Agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject discussion on fight against deforestation
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of WEF activities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • Claes Bengtsson (Cabinet member)
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