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2014-01-22 23:01:49

As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, Switzerland, The Arc and Specialisterne USA are announcing a new agreement to help Specialisterne replicate its successful model of employing people with autism in the tech industry in the United States. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, Switzerland, The Arc and Specialisterne USA are announcing a new agreement to help Specialisterne replicate its successful model of employing people with...

2014-01-22 08:32:56

DAVOS, GENEVA, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, the Swiss cyber security expert and World Economic Forum Global Growth Company Partner, will be spearheading multiple thought leadership events within the cyber security and digital neutrality space at this year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place in Davos, Switzerland 22-25 January 2014, by organizing two events: Digital Security Task Force in partnership with OISTE.ORG and ID Personal Cloud Services...

2014-01-22 04:20:43

Authors of new book "Education & Skills 2.0: New Targets & Innovative Approaches" convene at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to foster dialogue on key issues in education WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, BOSTON, and DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to increase awareness of the need to improve education systems around the world, members of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Education & Skills, including Harvard School of Public Health...

2014-01-21 23:00:33

Womensphere's online global campaign and movement aims to increase women's presence through social media and enable more diverse participation in discussions around key global issues and closing gender gaps at the 2014 Davos Meeting. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Today, Womensphere launches an online global campaign and movement to help close the sizable gender gap at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos by using social media to increase women’s...

2014-01-21 08:25:23

WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander Collot d'Escury, CEO of Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sport pitches company will be leading discussions on the restorative circular economy model at the prestigious annual gathering of the world's business and political leaders at Davos during 21-25 January. With the company's experience of going circular - based on its innovative Cradle to Cradle(R) strategy, Collot d'Escury has been...

2014-01-03 08:23:14

Have A Hand In Globalization CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Geodialog Media LLC has launched a campaign on international crowdfunding site Indiegogo to engage individuals from over 140 countries in building an unprecedented comprehensive intercultural news and social media ecosystem called Our Earth Issues(TM) (OEI) to put global citizenship into practice. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140103/MN39754) A world that is quickly becoming globalized needs to...

2013-12-17 23:24:18

The Wellesley Education Foundation Board of Directors pledge to match every donation made to WEF in December, dollar-for-dollar, up to $18,000; giving the gift of education during the holiday season doubles your impact. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) announces the launch of an exciting new initiative, The WEF Board of Directors’ Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Through this program, members of the board of directors have aggregately...

2013-12-13 16:26:23

LONDON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms--a diverse group of global stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations--held their first meeting in London to discuss global Internet cooperation and governance mechanisms. The Panel expressed strong support for a multistakeholder approach to the future of Internet governance. The conversations held at the...

2013-10-24 08:34:39

Innovator in mRNA therapeutics(TM) recognized for potential to develop drugs for untreatable diseases CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moderna Therapeutics, the pioneering company developing messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics(TM), a revolutionary new treatment modality to enable the in vivo production of therapeutic proteins, has been named to the World Economic Forum's community of the fastest-growing "Global Growth Companies" (GGC). Moderna is one of three North...

2013-10-17 08:25:50

-- Window Opened on Future Marketing, Focus on Brand Growth BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 FutureM (October 16-18) and the 2013 Sustainable Development & Global Competitiveness Forum (on October 16) were held in Boston, USA. Along with it, the awards ceremony of the globally authoritative competition "Global Competitiveness Brands Top 10 from China" organized by IDG took place at the forum on October 16. Top executives from the 10 winning Chinese companies, as...