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2012-08-01 22:20:48

DALLAS, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds new market research reports on the Retailers / Retailing industry for G20, Emerging Markets and Europe with Forecasts and Market Guide to 2016. This range of reports cover General Retailers, Online Retailers, Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods Retailing players, Books, News and Stationery Retailing players, business in Electricals and Electronics Retailing, Food and Grocery Retailing, Furniture and Floor...

2012-06-20 10:23:46

LOS CABOS, Mexico, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Mexico Business 20 (B20) Summit held in advance of the G20 Summit, Cargill Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Page joined other business leaders in offering support for new recommendations to improve global food security, including increased public and private sector investment in agriculture, and the strengthening of national-level food security programs. Recommendations were provided in a dialogue between heads of state and CEOs...

2012-06-19 14:22:08

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the U.S.-based NGO alliance InterAction released the following statements on the outcomes of the G20 Summit: ActionAid "With food prices swinging wildly and the planet burning, this was the moment for bold proposals from the G20. Instead, on food security and climate change, the G20 turned in last year's homework, content to reaffirm old plans and commission more studies." Neil Watkins, Director of Policy and Campaigns,...

2012-06-18 02:29:53

SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agrofinanzas, S.A. de C.V., SOFOL (Agrofinanzas) was recognized today by the G20 as one of 15 leading companies in the world on inclusive business innovation (The G20 Challenge on Inclusive Business Innovation), during a ceremony headed by the Executive Secretary of the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation and Chair of the G20 Development Working Group, Amb. Rogelio Granguillhome Morfín. The award...

2012-06-18 02:25:10

LOS CABOS, Mexico, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- G2012 Mexico is partnering with Ashoka Changemakers to launch the G2012 Mexico Financial Inclusion: Innovative Solutions for Unlocking Access challenge, an online competition to find groundbreaking initiatives from around the world that make financial services accessible to underserved and excluded communities. "Promoting greater financial inclusion is a key focus for the Mexican Presidency of the G20 this year," said Jose Antonio...

2012-06-14 10:22:14

MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOR G20 IN LOS CABOS WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international organizations, will have experts on the ground and in Washington to comment on the G20 summit being held in Los Cabos, Mexico, from June 18-19. AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS In Los Cabos: John Ruthrauff, InterAction's Director of International Advocacy, can offer NGO commentary and reactions during the G20 summit from June 18-19, 2012....

2012-06-05 10:23:24

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on Tuesday launched the ICC G20 Business Scorecard, measuring progress on the G20's response to business recommendations, at a consultation between government officials and business leaders on the outlook for the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico (June 18-19, 2012). The Scorecard, unveiled at the ICC consultation in Washington, DC hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS),...

2012-03-28 17:32:54

Report offers roadmap for action by global leaders to create a sustainable food system Nearly one billion people in the world are undernourished, while millions suffer from chronic disease due to excess food consumption. Global demand is growing for agricultural products and food prices are rising, yet roughly one-third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. Climate change threatens more frequent drought, flooding and pest outbreaks, and the world loses 12 million...

UK's Internet Economy Tops Amongst G20 Nations
2012-03-22 05:25:47

The Internet is responsible for a larger percentage of the UK's economy than any other G20 industrial or developing nation, a new study from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has discovered. According to BBC News, BCG figures show that the UK's "Internet economy" was worth £121 billion pounds (approximately $192 billion) in 2010 -- or in excess of £2000 ($3,176) per person. Furthermore, they discovered that the Internet contributed more to the UK economy than the education,...