Asia Pacific: China – Beijing Leaves Washington in the Dust with New Multilateral Bank

Washington missed the boat on the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Both the United States and Japan declined to join the new multilateral...
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G7 Meeting of Ministers of Labour and Employment focuses on the future of work

ILO head calls on global community to ensure "that the great transformations underway in the world of work are shaped to create the decent...

Case study: Jeff Bezos

Amazon boss gives peers a tactical lesson in how you can achieve growth while going for broke NESTLED on the outskirts of a former coal...

JAMES PARK (CEO Fitbit Inc): Fighting fit, and armed with a plan

WHEN serial entrepreneur James Park dropped out of Harvard, he did so with a smile on his face. Not the smug grin of someone...
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Hello Blackberry Way! Canada’s Tech Giant Is Making A Comeback

For years the BlackBerry was the ultimate business mobile, but a decision to pull away from making phones as the business was left in...

Heiki Paakkinen: Can Penguins Rule the Waves?

The energy trilemma – how to generate affordable, secure, and low carbon electricity – constitutes a struggle for most countries. There is an imperative...

ZICA ASSIS (Founder, Beliza Natural): A real rags to riches tale

AS a child in the seventies, Zica Assis and her family had nothing. They lived, like thousands of others in the run-down favelas of...

Africa: Mozambique – Busy Bee to Get Busy

“I am the bee that will make honey for all,” said Filipe Nyusi at a rally just before winning the 2014 presidential election in...

Mary Robinson: A Lifetime Dedicated to Human Rights

Lawyer, legislator, social reformer, politician, and UN High Commissioner, Mary Robinson has been a powerful force for change in her native Ireland and across...

Électricité de France (EDF): Thinking Big and Outside the Box

Determined to become the world’s largest supplier of renewable energy, Électricité de France (EDF) in July took an 80% stake in Hong Kong-based wind...