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2011-10-12 08:00:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, October 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned Event Group Extends Reach in Middle East PublicisLive, the Geneva-based, event arm of Publicis Groupe, today announced the opening of a fully-staffed office in Abu Dhabi to serve as its hub for expanded operations throughout the Gulf and the Middle East. Abu Dhabi will be PublicisLive's third global hub after Geneva and Paris. The new office is located within Abu Dhabi's twofour54 media zone...

2011-09-28 16:34:00

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: The Mexican destination of Puerto Vallarta will host the 2012 World Economic Forum of Latin America. The meeting will take place April 16-18, 2012, with an agenda that will address Latin American's global economy and upcoming presidential elections. "The World Economic Forum on Latin America in Mexico is a perfect opportunity to convene leaders from business,...

2011-09-28 07:00:00

WUXI, China, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a New Sustainability Champion in their recent report entitled 'Redefining the Future Growth: The New Sustainability Champions'. Suntech was the only solar company to be named New Sustainability Champion, underscoring its commitment and achievement to continually lead the renewable energy industry in...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, will detail how its acclaimed Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) mission has evolved into a sophisticated global network of social change initiatives that effectively bolster the economic status of individuals and communities, during 2011 Commit!Forum, a conference series and executive summit, which is entitled "Good Business Makes The Difference," and taking place...

2011-09-23 12:30:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, announced today that it has been named in the top 50 of InformationWeek magazine's 23rd annual InformationWeek 500 list, the most prestigious business technology ranking showcasing the most innovative organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) ManpowerGroup was named in 45th position on the ranking under the Consulting and...

2011-09-21 12:29:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for this week's Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) Annual Meeting and as part of CGI's formal process, Fenton has committed to develop a visual representation of the investments, public/private/non-profit partnerships and unmet needs in CGI's women and girls portfolio. "One of the three topics of this year's annual meeting is Girls and Women: Scaling What Works. It is our hope that through the visual map, current and potential new members...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Group Company associates across 32 countries will participate in a new Novartis health and well-being initiative during the first Novartis Be Healthy Celebration Week from September 19-23, 2011. During the week, Novartis Group sites are offering many opportunities to help associates take control of their personal health. This includes providing information, activities and tips to promote health and help prevent future health...

2011-09-15 12:45:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An international survey of 400 business leaders from the US, UK, China and Brazil, commissioned by Global Partnership Schools and GEMS Education from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), shows that increased technological capabilities such as IT, mobile computing and social media are considered to be the most important skills by far for tomorrow's global workforce. Thirty seven percent of those surveyed ranked these skills as the most important....

2011-09-14 08:00:00

TaKaDu, a World Economic Forum 2011 Technology Pioneer, Shows that Low Water Prices are Linked to Inefficient Water Distribution and Poor Water Efficiency Dalian, The People's Republic of China and Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Today, as the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2011 (âœSummer Davosâ) opens in the Peopleâs Republic of China, TaKaDu, a Water Infrastructure Monitoring pioneer, released research findings that show...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

DALIAN, China, September 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey has been named one of the top Global Growth Companies at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of New Champions. WISeKey is being recognized as a role model for its innovative technology and revolutionary corporate mission and will be featured in the WEF publication Trailblazers, Shapers and Innovators: Models of Success from the Community of Global Growth Companies. WISeKey Founder and CEO Carlos Moreira is...