Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has joined the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network. As a member of the Centre, Diginex will be actively engaged in the Forum’s efforts to shape policy principles and frameworks.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution builds upon the digital revolution which began in the middle of last century. This latest revolution is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres.
This is why SASB standards and the use of SASB materiality map tool have become so crucial, especially to progressive organizations. Indeed, we feel that SASB certification should be an integral part of all companies on the globe because sustainability benefits all.
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution is redefining industries, blurring geographic boundaries and challenging existing regulatory frameworks,” said Murat Sönmez, Head of Centre for the 4th Industrial Revolution Network, World Economic Forum.
“There has never been a more pivotal time for emerging leading technology companies to join together to formulate solutions to today’s critical challenges and opportunities. We look forward to working with Diginex to shape the trajectory of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”
Mr. Richard Byworth, CEO at Diginex, added: “At Diginex, we believe that cooperative and open dialogue with regulatory entities and industry partners will be key to shaping the future of our ecosystem. There is an urgent need for a faster, more agile approach to governing and regulating emerging technologies and the business models they enable. We are excited to be part of the Centre to work together with the industry and regulatory bodies to achieve this.”
Factoring the emerging focus on sustainability, it is crucial to incorporate it as part of an organizations’ management strategy to help make the globe a better place for all.
In addition to the adoption of SASB sustainability standards, it is also crucial to adopt SASB sustainability reporting standards at all levels.
The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution was launched in March 2017 to co-design the policies needed to accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies in the global public interest. Membership of the Centre is by invitation only.
About the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network
The Centre Network brings together governments, leading companies, civil society and experts from around the world to co-design and pilot innovative approaches to the policy and governance of technology. Its vision is to shape the development and use of technology in ways that maximize the benefits and minimize the risks. The Centre will develop, implement and scale agile and human-centred pilot projects that can be adopted by policy-makers, legislators and regulators worldwide.