Founded in 1908, Les Echos is the leading French business and economics daily newspaper. Owned by luxury brands group LVMH, the newspaper is characterised by a liberal political outlook. Its Ideas and Debates pages feature analyses from well-known economists like Joseph Stiglitz and Kenneth Rogoff. Launched in 1996, Lesechos.fr offers articles from the print version of Les Echos along with a number of journalists' blogs.
In 2004, the newspaper won the EPICA award and in 2010, the coverage of Les Echos was expanded to cover such topics as innovations in science, technologies, green growth, medicine and health and skills concerning marketing and advertising, management, education, strategy and leadership, law and finance.
According to Oxfam, the livelihood of more than 900 million people is in jeopardy as a direct result of growing instability of food prices. The project looks into causes of this instability and into solutions being proposed.
Project Syndicate crafts four commentaries with interactive visualisation of the data that frame today's most urgent issues in fields such as public health, urban development, energy sustainability, and human rights.