Qualcomm Joins the World Economic Forum as a Strategic Partner
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced its inclusion on the selected list of Strategic Partners of the World Economic Forum, joining a group of 100 leading global companies representing diverse regions and industries. The strategic partners are selected for their alignment with the Forum’s commitment to improving the state of the world.
“Qualcomm has been involved with the World Economic Forum for more than five years, sharing the same vision of improving the state of the world, and we are pleased to continue our relationship now as a Strategic Partner,” said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm. “We see this relationship as an opportunity to continue raising awareness about the power wireless communication has to positively impact our communities.”
Strategic Partners work closely with the Forum to make a tangible impact on global issues and society by contributing to better policy making, informing business decisions, sharing best practices and engaging stakeholders beyond commercial objectives.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests (www.weforum.org).
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.
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