Monthly Archives: June 2013

Herta von Stiegel to talk at Emerge Conference on her ‘career metamorphosis’

Jun 4, 2013

Founder and CEO of Ariya Capital, Herta von Stiegel is one of several business experts chosen to speak at the Emerge Conference in October this year. Held at Oxford University, the event joins university students, young professionals and successful entrepreneurs and leaders of global change: “Emerge is about “what’s next”: the big ideas, the future

Jim O’Neill’s ‘The Growth Map’ earns press praise

Jun 4, 2013

In a joint book review Jim O’Niell’s book ‘The Growth Map’,  recently re-published in paperback, earns praise from the Independent who describe it as “beautifully written”. Read the review here:  

Philip Delves Broughton on the recipe for business success

Jun 4, 2013

Author of best-selling business book ‘Life’s a Pitch’, Philip Delves Broughton’s column in the Financial Times today is a great read. In ‘A classic recipe for business success’, the management expert talks about the Union Square Hospitality Group in the US and why he believes the company has achieved “extraordinary” success. Describing the owner, Danny Meyer

Shale gas hits the headlines

Jun 3, 2013

Two days before our Breakfast Panel on ‘The Energy Revolution’, iGas has announced that the companies holdings in north-west England contain between 15-170 trillion cubic feet of shale gas, far more than previously expected. Allister Heath writing for City A.M. suggests the opportunity comparable to North Sea oil and that Britian should embrace the resource

Accessible research opens routes to more resilient crops

Jun 3, 2013

With Agricultural investment  in Africa a hot topic of the upcoming G8 summit, a variety of solutions and initiatives are now being raised to boost Agribusiness on the continent. Ahead of the talks comes news that Howard-Yana Shapiro, the agricultural director of the $36bn US confectionery corporation, mars has sequenced and openly published the complete

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