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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...

2011-06-13 09:03:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum, has urged Asian businesses to implement clearly-defined strategies for developing and mentoring women leaders in order to drive economic growth in the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) David Arkless, ManpowerGroup President of Corporate and Government Affairs,...

2011-06-08 00:00:00

VIENNA, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF), led a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum on Europe and Central Asia in Vienna today discussing the collaboration required between the public and private sectors to design solutions that create a flexible and stable labor market in the region. Francoise Gri, ManpowerGroup President of France and Southern...

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2011-04-13 10:45:29

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), Singapore and Sweden top the rankings of their Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011 by being best at using information and communications technologies (ICT) to boost their growth, BBC News reports. This year marks the 10th anniversary edition of the report and focuses on ICT's ability to mold society and cultures through modernization and innovation. Covering the technology and information usage of 138 economies worldwide, the report...

2011-03-09 17:02:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bling Nation® co-CEO, Wences Casares, joins an elite group of Young Global Leaders (YGL), as The World Economic Forum honored the 2011 class of outstanding young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world. Casares was one of the 190 young leaders from 65 countries and one of only 16 YGL selections from Latin...

2011-03-09 09:13:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO of Care.com, Inc. (http://www.care.com) the premier source of trustworthy family care options for children, for adults & seniors, pets and home & lifestyle, today was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader for 2011. The honor, bestowed each year by the Forum, recognizes up to 200 outstanding young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment...

2011-03-09 02:00:00

MILWAUKEE, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), world leader in innovative workforce solutions, has been recognized as the industry leader by Fortune Magazine, who named the company in first place on its 2011 list of the Most Admired Companies in the temporary help sector. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060221/CGTU012LOGO) This marks the ninth consecutive year that Manpower has been named to the prestigious list, and sees the organization reclaim the...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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