LONDON – “Honestly,” said Bill Gates during the COP21 meeting in Paris earlier this month, “I’ve been a bit surprised that the climate talks historically haven’t had R&D on the agenda in any way, shape, or form.
LONDON – As the season in which public companies hold their annual general meetings progresses, one persistent issue is the lack of genuine dialogue between company officials and the general public.
LONDON â€“ The arrest of FIFA executives on a raft of fraud and corruption charges has been front-page news in recent days.
It all looks so glamorous: models walking the runway; celebrities on the front row; the anticipation of next year’s must have item â€” the bag, the coat, the perfect five-inch heels.
LONDON â€“ It is annual general meeting season â€“ the time of year when some of the worldâ€™s biggest companies gather to report to shareholders and have some semblance of a conversation with them.
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