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2012-09-10 14:25:52

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and World Economic Forum (WEF) strategic partner, will lead sessions at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China, this week, exploring how the future global economy can deliver meaningful employment in the midst of a fast-changing environment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) Jeffrey A. Joerres, ManpowerGroup...

2012-09-07 02:28:35

GENEVA, September 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey is being recognized as a role model for its innovative technology and revolutionary corporate mission. As part of the participation WISeKey Founder and CEO Carlos Moreira is invited to attend a special closed-door session hosted by Premier Wen Jiabao for select members attending the event. "We are honoured that the World Economic Forum has nominated again this year WISeKey as a Global Growth Company. This is recognition...

2012-08-28 06:32:21

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimeSense® (http://www.primesense.com/), the leader in Natural Interaction® and 3D sensing solutions, announced today that it has been selected as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. PrimeSense is one of 23 of the world's most innovative technology start-ups that are being recognized for their potential to transform the future of business and society. Each year the World Economic Forum chooses between 23-35 new Technology...

2012-08-28 02:36:57

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 28,2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced that shopkick, the largest real-world shopping app, is one of 23 companies across all industry sectors named as the world's most innovative technology startups for 2013. These industry-changing companies are being recognized for their potential to transform the future of business and society. Shopkick is one of two mobile companies selected worldwide. This honor recognizes shopkick's innovation,...

2012-08-28 02:29:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the nation's largest doctor-patient community, announced today that it has been selected as a 2013 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. The award recognizes 23 of the world's most innovative technology start-ups, whose achievements will be honored at the Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China, from Sept. 11-13, 2012. Technology Pioneers are also invited to attend the Davos annual meeting in...

2012-08-28 02:29:33

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingenuity Systems, Inc. announced today that it was selected as a 2013 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. The World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers program recognizes industry-changing companies from around the world in the areas of information technology, telecommunications and new media, life sciences and health, and energy and environment for their potential to transform the future of business and society and demonstrate...

2012-08-12 02:20:09

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, recommends increased collaboration between governments, educators and businesses to improve the employability skills of youth, ahead of the United Nations' International Youth Day on Sunday -- a day which draws attention to hardships facing young people across the globe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG73938LOGO-a) The number of underemployed and...

2012-08-07 14:20:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) Founding CEO Dr. Juan Jose Daboub was recently appointed Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Climate Change of the World Economic Forum (WEF). In the past week, other new council members have been incorporated including Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM, and Richard Saines, Partner and Head of North American Environmental Markets and Climate Change Practice at Baker...

2012-08-01 06:26:42

LONDON, August 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Economic Forum has announced Azibo Holdings as the latest member of its Global Growth Companies community. Azibo Holdings, parent company of Currencies Direct Limited and Tor Currency Exchange Limited was invited to join the WEF's Global Growth Companies in recognition of consistently strong growth and leadership within this industry. Mayank B Patel OBE, Group Chairman of Azibo Holdings said: "This is an...

2012-07-11 14:20:14

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Adaptation Institute (GAIN) Founding CEO Dr. Juan Jose Daboub was recently appointed Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Climate Change of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Dr. Daboub served as Managing Director of World Bank Group from 2006-2010 and prior to that as the Finance Minister and Technical Secretary of the President of El Salvador. "It is a great honor to Chair the WEF Council on Climate Change. At GAIN,...