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2012-01-24 16:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHY: As the spotlight shines on leaders at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting, Jones Lang LaSalle will report through a unique lens for the commercial real estate and business community. CEOs Peter Roberts and Christian Ulbrich will have a front-row seat on the action and will provide the public with a rare, insider's perspective on the global debate. You can become part of the conversation through their "Notes from Davos" blog....

2012-01-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As market volatility persists, the demands by regulators and investors for proper governance, compliance, and transparency are reaching new heights. Boards, CEOs and their executive leadership are setting the course for aggressive growth in a global business climate with uncertain boundaries - and this requires a company to have heightened sensitivity to potential risks, such as bribery and corruption. In order to help executives...

2012-01-22 23:01:00

Social media aggregation site, www.WEFLive.com, provides a simple way to follow Twitter conversations from delegates of the Annual World Economic Forum 2012, Davos, Switzerland, 25-29 January TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - A single, unified view of the social media conversations from delegates of the Annual World Economic Forum 2012 (WEF)  will give businesses, non-governmental organizations, politicians, journalists, academicians and social entrepreneurs an easy way to...

2012-01-19 10:54:00

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Renault and Nissan electric vehicles available for test driving and powering appliances during World Economic Forum in Davos -- Top business leaders and heads of state will gather next week in the Swiss Alps to debate global social and economic policy. Thanks to the Renault-Nissan Alliance, they will discover cutting-edge technology that powers cars - and even household appliances....

2011-12-20 08:00:00

BANGALORE, India, December 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Indian Technology Solutions Company, Sonata Software Ltd, has announced that the World Economic Forum has selected Sonata Software to join the Community of Global Growth Companies. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business,...

2011-12-15 07:00:00

GENEVA, December 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey Shareholders voted on and unanimously approved all Ordinary General Assembly agenda items on Wednesday, following an opening presentation delivered by Chairman and CEO Carlos Moreira. The Company and the Board received undivided support for their work by the Company shareholders. The General Assembly approved the Annual Report and statutory financial statements January 2010 - June 2011 of the Company. Ernst & Young SA...

2011-12-13 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong tops the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Financial Development Report 2011 for the first time, up from fourth in 2010. According to the WEF Financial Development Report released today, Hong Kong has overtaken the United States and the United Kingdom to take the top spot with a score of 5.16 on a scale of 1 to 7. The Financial Secretary, John C. Tsang welcomed the WEF's recognition of Hong Kong's rising competitiveness as an...

2011-11-14 14:01:00

PEARL RIVER, N.Y. and ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivek Kundra, the first Chief Information Officer of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the 2012 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum. Kundra will open the conference and describe how the Best Defense is a Good Offense in Overcoming Technology Challenges. "Kundra's visionary thinking makes him an ideal speaker for the Insurance Systems Forum. In difficult economic times, business and technology are working hard to...

2011-11-07 06:30:00

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,...

2011-10-24 05:00:00

AMMAN, Jordan, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and strategic partner of the World Economic Forum, participated this weekend in the WEF's "Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World," which focused on employment, entrepreneurship and educational opportunities across all sectors of the workforce in the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) In the...