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2014-07-09 12:22:38

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Economic Forum (the Forum) has announced the appointment of globally recognized designer, author, and thought leader William McDonough as Chair of the Forum's Meta-Council on the Circular Economy. The newly formed Council represents the Forum's multi-sector initiative to accelerate business-driven innovation to scale the circular economy. As stated in the charge to McDonough: "The Meta-Council on the Circular Economy, which...

2014-06-23 16:23:14

-- Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz and Televisa's Chairman Emilio Azcarraga Jean launch social impact campaign in Rio de Janeiro, in association with The Global Shapers Community and streetfootballworld. RIO DE JANEIRO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emilio Azcarraga Jean, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Grupo Televisa; the Sao Paulo and Rio Hubs of the World Economic Forum's community of Global Shapers; Vik Muniz, Brazilian artist and photographer; Director Juan Rendon...

2014-05-19 23:09:25

The TiE50 awards program recognizes the 50 hottest tech start-ups. Laguna Hills, CA, USA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Tagnos is excited to announce that it has been selected as a Finalist for the prestigious 2014 TiE50 Awards Program. Winners will be announced at the organization’s annual entrepreneurial conference, TiEcon. Returning for the sixth year in a row, this year’s TiE50 is open to all technology companies worldwide. “Tagnos is the IoT platform for hospitals that goes far beyond...

2014-05-16 23:06:15

The TiE50 awards program recognizes the 50 hottest tech start-ups. Santa Clara, USA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Sapience Analytics is excited to announce that it has been selected as a Finalist for the prestigious 2014 TiE50 Awards Program. Winners will be announced on May 16th at the organization’s annual entrepreneurial conference, TiEcon. Returning for the sixth year in a row, this year’s TiE50 is open to all technology companies worldwide. Shirish Deodhar, CEO & co-founder, Sapience...

2014-05-13 08:29:08

Outlook evolves from loss of trust in 2013 toward sustainable prescription for rebuilding it NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the World Economic Forum, in partnership with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, released the 2014 edition of its ongoing research on personal data. This year's study, titled "Rethinking Personal Data: A New Lens for Strengthening Trust," develops on previous years' studies exploring the breach in public trust over the collection and use of...

2014-03-24 16:24:43

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Mujer is proud to announce that CEO Rosario Perez was selected by the Schwab Foundation as a 2014 Social Entrepreneur. The announcement was made today, March 24, 2014. Ms. Perez was honored in recognition of Pro Mujer's leadership in creating and implementing innovative health care solutions for poor women in Latin America. A non-profit social enterprise, Pro Mujer began in 1990 and operates in five Latin American countries. Over its...

2014-03-19 23:31:33

Concerned that the World Economic Forum, the IMF - International Monetary Fund, and World Bank documents do not reflect recent evidence that global warming stopped 16+ years ago before Kyoto was ever implemented, Friends of Science have launched a digital campaign on a massive superboard at the Calgary Airport - YYC to welcome them...if they come. The World Economic Forum on climate change and energy was slated to arrive in Calgary to confer in beautiful Lake Louise April 24-25, but recent...

2014-03-11 23:01:58

The CEO/founder of the leading site for finding professional jobs with flexible work options is among the Young Global Leaders class of 2014. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The World Economic Forum, an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders, announced its selection of Sara Sutton Fell, CEO and founder of FlexJobs, to be included in its 2014 class of Young Global Leaders (YGL)....

2014-02-13 08:37:28

Retailers and Partners Win Because Shoppers Love it: $25 Million Rewarded to Shoppers; $800+ Million In Sales Delivered to Partners REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- shopkick, the most widely used real-world shopping app, today reported rapid expansion across several key company metrics, from expanded testing of its leading edge shopBeacon technology to the cash value awarded to its growing consumer-base. Among the fastest-growing metrics is the deployment of shopBeacon,...

2014-02-13 08:36:22

Executive case study highlights Arteris as an example of global company success CAMPBELL, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteris Inc., the inventor and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that the company was featured in a World Economic Forum (WEF) report presented at its January 2014 Davos, Switzerland meeting. The report featured Arteris as an example of an entrepreneurial startup that has successfully...


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