World Bank

Statement on Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2017 ‒ The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) donor countries today issued the following statement: It is with great pleasure that we officially launch...

Rural areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing...

But sweeping transformations needed to unlock their potential to help feed and employ a younger, more crowded planet - new report 9 October 2017, Rome -...
ICC Small Business Champion

ICC & WTO Launch Small Business Champions initiative

A joint effort to facilitate participation by smaller companies in international trade was launched today by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO),...
Blackberry

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...
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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...
Flights Cancelled

MONARCH LATEST: Where did it all go wrong?

Private equity firm which owned the popular airline says the total cost of its collapse will take years to calculate as it stares into...

Six highlights from the final day of #10WCC

The 10th World Chambers Congress concluded in Sydney today. The last day featured plenary sessions on leadership, the world of tomorrow and the 4th...
Carolyn Fairburn CBI Scotland

‘A pro-enterprise pioneer’ – CBI Scotland Annual Dinner

Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, outlined reasons why overseas firms should continue investing in the country at the CBI Scotland Annual Dinner this evening (Thursday). Attending...
Make Up

L’Oreal sells Body Shop

L’Oreal never quite managed to get to grips with what it bought from Dame Anita Roddick in 2006, but was it all worth it? WHEN...
Dame Helen Alexander

Obituary: Dame Helen Alexander

Businesswoman was a brilliant leader and trailblazer for women in senior boardroom roles… TRIBUTES have been paid to Dame Helen Alexander – a true pioneer...