Monthly Archives: May 2015

Jim O’Neill argues that “Big Pharma should redirect funds allocated toward share buybacks into research”

May 8, 2015

Writing for Project Syndicate, Jim O’Neill – who is currently Chairing a formal Review into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – argues that “Big Pharma should redirect funds allocated toward share buybacks into research.” Jim argues that if left unaddressed, the problem of AMR could be responsible by 2050 for the deaths of some ten million people a year, along with over $100 trillion

Prominent economist Koichi Hamada advises Japan “not to join China’s new investment bank”

May 8, 2015

Writing in Project Syndicate, Koichi Hamada, Special Economic Adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has advised Japan “not to join China’s new investment bank until its structure and rules are clearer.” Professor Hamanda notes that economic integration is currently a hot topic in the region, as Asia becomes more interconnected than ever. He sees why some observers may find the

Javier Solana, former Secretary-General of NATO, calls for “a multi-stakeholder approach to creating governance structures for the Internet”

May 8, 2015

Writing for Project Syndicate, former Secretary-General of NATO Javier Solana calls for “a multi-stakeholder approach to creating governance structures for the Internet.” Javier notes that information and communication technologies have become a central part of everyday life for most of the world’s population. Whilst these technologies generate enormous benefits, he argues that they are also risky, owing to

Modern storytellers sharing inspirational lessons from the field

May 7, 2015

The best explorers challenge the norm, push the boundaries of what is possible, and motivate others through their inspirational stories. They are shining examples of how to overcome physical and mental barriers with great fortitude to achieve the seemingly unachievable. Using award-winning photographs and video, these modern storytellers share adventures from the field. Reporting on

“Personal data: time to argue about money, not privacy” argues Ariadne Capital’s Julie Meyer

May 5, 2015

Writing in the Financial Times, Ariadne Capital’s Julie Meyer argues that “consumers should benefit financially from their information.” She highlights the work of the pioneering Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto, who she argues has much to contribute to the dialogue raging in the so-called developed world about privacy and data. In a world with zero privacy, Julie

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