Over the last 10 years, there has been a strong belief forming of the final shift in economic and eventual political power from OECD countries to emerging nations. The fate of advanced countries is not written yet. What will be the next wave of innovation? The impact of the demographical transition? How can one capture global savings and finance long-term investment? How will global imbalances evolve?
Download the Aix-en-Provence Economic Forum programme Corporations have played a major role in the outbreak of these crises. Neither their responsibilities nor the backlash they have suffered have been adequately analyzed. Neither the debates that have taken place nor the proposals that have been issued have acknowledged the fact that the objectives, the functioning, the regulations and the integration in the social fabric of 21st century firms would be of such paramount importance for the new model of economic growth. The model that will ultimately emerge will be determined by the type of relationships between corporations, States and society as a whole. This new model will not be limited to the current 1, national champions.