(Davos 2021) Implementing Stakeholder Capitalism in the Middle East and North Africa (Lara Habib, Henadi Al Saleh, Khalid Humaidan, Abdulla Bin Touq, Anas Alfaris, Mirek Dusek, Ibrahim AlMojel, Adeeb Ahamed, Inam ur Rahman, WEF)

With a projected contraction of 5.2% of GDP in the Middle East and North Africa in 2020, the twin shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic and declining oil prices risk hampering economic progress. At the same time, accelerated digitization in the region has the potential to unlock new opportunities and counterbalance these economic downturns.

What policies, practices and partnerships are needed to implement stakeholder capitalism in the region and fully harness the potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution?