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The BBC are today reporting that scientists are worried about mass extinction in the world’s oceans. This is being caused by changes (increases) in the level of acidity in sea water. This has to be of massive concern to us all. The BBC story – which was discussed with Dr Carol Turley, who is chairing… » read more

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A recent special report by Ethical Corp. discusses the lack of targeting by socially responsible investment funds of high net-worth individuals. The report looks at the rising demand for “green” investment options by the super-wealthy of the world. Whilst markets are tumbling around the world, the total amount of wealth controlled by this group is… » read more

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Al Gore has pledged his support for a propsed TLD (Top Level Domain) which will be .eco for sites in the ecological field. This is an interesting development for the web and clearly a great boost of suport for .eco. The company which plans to make the application is actually called Dot Eco. One has… » read more

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Briefing Note For Closing Plenary Session This briefing note has been prepared by FEB for the Closing Pleanary Session at the 2009 EBS. The session will run between 11.15 and 12.30 on Friday 27th March 2009. The session will be moderated by John Defterios, Host, CNN´s Marketplace, President, FBC Media. Introduction The world is currently… » read more

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Briefing Note For Workshop XV This Briefing Note has been prepared for Workshop XV of the 2009 European Business Summit. The workshop will run between 10.45 and 12.00 on Friday 27th March 2009. This Briefing Note has been prepared by INSEAD. The session will be moderated by Bruno Lanvin, Executive Director, e-Lab, INSEAD. 1. Introduction… » read more

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Briefing Note For Workshop VIII This Briefing Note has been prepared for Workshop VIII of the 2009 European Business Summit. The workshop will run between 15.45 and 17.00 on Thursday 26th March 2009. This Briefing Note has been prepared by European Voice. This session will be moderated by Joshua Chaffin of Financial Times. Introduction Energy… » read more

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Briefing Note For Workshop XIV This Briefing Note has been prepared for Workshop XIV of the 2009 European Business Summit. The workshop will run between 10.45 and 12.15 on Friday 27th March 2009. This Briefing Note has been prepared by EurActiv.com. The session will be moderated by Frédéric Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com. 1. Introduction Every… » read more

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Briefing Note For Workshop XIII This Briefing Note has been prepared for Workshop XIII of the 2009 European Business Summit. The workshop will run between 10.45 and 12.00 on Friday 27th March 2009. This session will be moderated by Paul Adamson, Chair of The Centre. Thoughts and Quotes “Capital is cowardly, it has great interests… » read more

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1. Introduction: the topic • In the 1990s, many EU countries were faced with high and persistent unemployment. Due to the combined effect of strong GDP growth, eastward expansion of the EU and structural reforms in some Member States, the performance of European labour markets has improved considerably over the past few years. This was… » read more

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1. Introduction • Commodities provide raw materials for processors, food and jobs for families and communities, and export earnings for governments. Commodities are often at the heart of local and sometimes national economies. • Commodity prices have historically been among the most volatile of international prices. Commodity price volatility is a big problem for producers… » read more

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