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2014-09-18 12:25:30

BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 FutureM Forum kicked off in Boston on Sept. 16, 2014. In parallel with this annual global gathering of the marketing industry, the awarding ceremony of the globally authoritative "2014 Global Competitiveness Brands Top 10 from China" was held. As an outstanding representative of sustainability and international competitiveness of Chinese firms, BOE for the second consecutive year won the "2014 Global Competitiveness Brands Top 10 from...

2014-09-18 12:23:01

BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Global Competitiveness and Sustaining Company Growth Event and the "2014 Global Competitiveness Brands - Top 10 from China" were held on September 17, Eastern Daylight Time. Since 2009, this is the fifth consecutive time Sinopec has won the "2014 Global Competitiveness Brands - Top 10 from China" award. In the same competition, Sinopec was also awarded "Most Sustainably Competitive Brand". Photo -...

2014-09-17 08:20:53

Alliance highlights strong emphasis on investment in science, engineering and medical research as drivers of US economic growth WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ARCS Foundation (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Inc.) has been tapped as a new affiliate member of The Council on Competitiveness, a premier U.S. brain trust gathering our nation's leaders from corporate, academic and labor union sectors to recommend actionable policy pathways to drive...

2014-09-15 16:31:03

November event convenes education leaders to restore U.S. education competitiveness WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Education Initiative (NEI) and its signature November 10-13 event National Education Week (NEW) will leverage the combination of innovative education companies, the federal and regional government, education associations and a rapidly growing venture fund and private equity community to underscore the Baltimore - Washington Corridor as the "Silicon...

2014-08-14 12:30:22

$369 Billion Total Project Value Identified WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CG/LA Infrastructure Inc., a global market maker specializing in strategic infrastructure project identification, yesterday released the Strategic Top 100 North America (NA) List of the 100 most strategic projects critical to the revitalization of economic competitiveness and opportunity creation. Projects were selected over six months, beginning with a preliminary list of over 400 projects and...

2014-07-28 23:01:26

In the report, The Export-Import Bank’s Vital Role in Supporting U.S. Traded Sector Competitiveness, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) debunks the claims of the bank’s ideological and special interest opponents. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 As the official export credit agency of the United States, the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank plays a central role in fostering U.S. traded sector competitiveness and overall growth. In 2013 alone, the bank facilitated...

2014-05-14 20:22:28

Most expect digital to transform business models in their industry over the next 12 months BRUSSELS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of European business leaders see digital technologies as important to improving Europe's competitiveness and economic growth, according to a study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), but one-half believe that Europe will lag behind both the United States and China in the development of digital technologies over the next three years. The study...

2014-05-07 23:00:53

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) praised the U.S. House of Representatives' announcement that it will vote this week on passage of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) praised the U.S. House of Representatives announcement that it will vote this week on passage of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014. The bill would increase the...

2014-04-15 23:05:33

On Apr. 23, 2014, the Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corporation will discuss the strategies nations can use to drive economic growth Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. Craig Barrett, a renowned scientist, corporate leader and education advocate, will headline the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Stevens Institute of Technology on April 23, 2014. His talk, entitled “Economic Competitiveness in the 21st Century,” will examine how the addition of nearly 3 billion...

2014-01-21 23:04:58

A new collaboration, launched today by CDP and the Institute for Industrial Productivity, will help reduce the energy used by the supply chains of some of the world’s biggest multinationals. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Six of the world’s biggest multinational companies will endeavor to increase energy efficiency across their supply chains through Action Exchange, a collaborative international project launched today. The companies participating in the first phase of the project are the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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