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World Economic Forum (WEF)

The World Economic Forum is the foremost global community of business, political, intellectual and other leaders of society who are committed to improving the state of the world.  436 more words

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ZWC 2014 Highlights – Sandy Rodger Explains Project Mainstream

With over 30 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain management, and research and development, Sandy Rodger’s background leaves him well-placed to provide leadership and guidance in the shift to a zero-waste approach to the economy. 607 more words

General

Gender equality means more Olympic medals: professor

A UBC professor has authored a paper suggesting countries with higher gender equality also have a higher medal count at the Olympic Games.

Sauder School of Business prof… 430 more words

News

“Ticking boxes will not prevent the next Rana Plaza” states the Institute of Risk Management

According to a new report published by the Institute of Risk Management, businesses responding to supply chain scandals with additional rules and regulations leave workers even more vulnerable. 728 more words

Security

Why be conscious of your social media image?

So, I was browsing through my Facebook news feed when I came across this post from the World Economic Forum page.

So, from the video we learned that not only big businesses, politicians or entrepreneurs need to be concerned on how they are perceived through their status updates, photos shared or online activities. 94 more words

Culture

The “Typical” Billionaire Has $3.1 Billion and Other Fun Facts About the World’s Wealthy Elite | By Alison Griswold

What does a “typical” billionaire look like in the year 2014? The annual Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census, which gives an in-depth accounting of the world’s wealthiest people, devotes an entire section to answering this question. 400 more words

Africa

Is National Competitiveness all it's cracked up to be?

It was amusing, and more than a little disheartening, to see the swarm of commentators putting digit to key in recent weeks in response to the latest Competitiveness Report from the World Economic Forum – a list ranking the world’s nations from most economically competitive to the worst. 133 more words