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Latin American Students obtain the First Prize in the 8th Global Virtual Steelmaking Challenge

Alacero – Santiago, Chile, March 04th, 2014. On February 19th in Brussels, Belgium, it took place the final phase of 8th Virtual Steelmaking Challenge organized by worldsteel, the association that represents steel companies worldwide. Students Enzio Agustín Casalini and Francisco Brañas, from Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina) won the contest, exceeding their opponents by a wide margin. …

Gazit-Globe’s Management (GZT) Visits TSX to Celebrate its Recent Listing; Gazit’s Chairman, Chaim Katzman, Rings the Opening Bell

Toronto; Tel Aviv; February 25, 2014 – Gazit-Globe (NYSE; TSX; TASE: GZT), one of the world’s leading multi-national real estate companies focused on acquisition, development and redevelopment of supermarket-anchored shopping centers in major urban markets, announced that Gazit-Globe’s Chairman, Chaim Katzman, Executive Vice Chairman, Dori Segal, President, Roni Soffer, and EVP and CFO, Gil Kotler, …

Only 67million mobiles linked to bank accounts in India: Huge Opportunity for Mobile Financial Services- (FIPS Forum)

25th January, 2014: Mumbai played host to the second FIPS conference, hosted by Prof. Rajanish Dass of Catallyst Constellations and Santanu Sengupta Convenor FIPS Forum. Earlier in Oct 2013, the first global conference on Financial Inclusion & Payment Systems (FIPS) had been inaugurated by Dr C Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Government …

IICF, 2014 unfolds many opportunities in coffee

Bangalore – 26/1/2014: ” Life is a beautiful and endless journey in search of a perfect cup of coffee…” Organized by Coffee Board, India Coffee Trust, and IICF Secretariat, India International Coffee Festival, IICF 2014 held at Bangalore in The Hotel Lalit Ashok drew about 5000 coffee enthusiasts with 2000 business visitors and about 1000 …

Progressive Companies Make Leap from Sustainable to “Circular” Manufacturing

Circular economy seeks to reconcile growth and economic participation with environmental prudence and equity Progressive companies move from responding to environmental activists to building new business models The theme of the 44th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 25 January …

Al Gore Highlights Need for Decisive Political Action on Climate Change

Extreme weather events are driving awareness UN summit is an opportunity for decisive action The theme of the 44th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is, The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 22 January 2014 – Al Gore, Vice-President of the United States (1993-2001) and climate change activist, told …

Circular Economy Can Generate US$ 1 Trillion Annually by 2025

New report finds that a shift towards a circular economy can generate US$ 500 million in material cost savings, 100,000 new jobs and prevent 100 million tonnes of waste globally within five years Project Mainstream initiative aims to accelerate cross-sector engagement towards a circular economy Explore the interactive report Towards a Circular Economy For more information about …

President Rouhani of Iran Delivers Message of Friendship and Hop

Iran seeks to become one of the world’s top 10 economies in the future The international community needs to work together to help Syria President expects to conclude a comprehensive nuclear agreement The theme of the 44th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business For more information, visit http://wef.ch/Davos …