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2011-03-29 16:33:00

SAO PAULO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding solutions to challenges involving economic, social and environmental sustainability through business initiatives and raising awareness of the public sector - this was the objective of the 2nd World Forum on Sustainability, which from March 24th to 26th brought together 800 business leaders, government officials, politicians and environmentalists in Manaus, Brazil.

2011-03-24 06:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at BaselWorld 2011, the Watch and Jewellery Show, Bulova Corporation announced that global innovator and entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has been named brand ambassador for Bulova Accutron.

2011-03-22 17:25:00

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and filmmaker James Cameron will all speak at the 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY, which is scheduled to take place March 24 through 26 in Manaus, Brazil.

2011-03-01 06:10:00

Virgin Galactic said on Monday that its commercial space flight program will not include just sending space tourists into space, but also scientists who will conduct research experiments.

2011-02-15 13:04:00

BRANSON, Mo., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Still family-owned and operated, Dick's 5 & 10 is a one-of-a-kind retail store that offers hours of entertainment for all ages. You'll know that this shopping experience will be different from any other the moment you step inside the store.

2011-01-19 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline, today launches nonstop flights to Cancun International Airport (CUN) from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

2011-01-17 05:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces a firm order for 60 new Airbus A320 aircraft to be delivered starting in 2013, including 30 of the A320neo aircraft - the first commercial order for the new eco-efficient engine option.

2011-01-04 12:00:00

Muse, an English rock band, is considering approaching Richard Branson about performing in space on a Virgin Galactic suborbital spaceship.

2010-12-17 08:55:00

Virgin Galactic (VG), the commercial space line owned by British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, has announced plans to support two separate companies competing as part of a NASA-sponsored plan to stimulate private-sector spacecraft development.

2010-12-01 11:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based domestic airline, today celebrates the launch of its new upscale, low fare service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) - the twelfth airport in its growing network and first mid-continent destination.

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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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