Business and Economic Resources
Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative
To date, the meetings convened and the programs launched by the Clinton Foundation and its allied Clinton Global Initiative which have included 20 Nobel Prize laureates, 180 heads of state, and international leaders have impacted the lives of individuals in 180 countries around the world. The mission to “turn ideas into action” is most clearly indicated through the Clinton Global Initiative’s Commitments to Action - today including 2,800 such collaborative commitments toward creating positive change in our world through social, economic, education, and entrepreneurial programs. Explore the video thumbnails of these Commitments to learn about the activity and impact of the Foundation, how to learn more, and now to get involved.
Construction and Building Technology
A' Design Award and Competition
A' Design Award and Competition is the world’s largest design competition awarding best designs, design concepts and products & services. Among the categories are Architecture, Building and Structure Design, and Interior Space and Exhibition Design.
Creative Arts and Fashion
Forum for the Future - Fashion Futures 2025
Forum for the Future works in partnership with leading businesses and public service providers, helping them devise and deliver sustainable strategies, new products and services. The Fashion Futures 2025 report for the global fashion industry explores how major trends in sustainability and environmentally-sensitive products and services may play out over the next 15 years. Its vivid scenarios prompt thinking about the evolving needs and desires of fashion customers, the changing role of the fashion industry, and what business strategies will be critical to adopt to ensure a successful future.
Information and Communications Technology
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.
Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
Manufacturing Leadership Awards
The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. Award nominees describe their achievements using a form that can be downloaded online and returned. Nominations are entered into specific categories and evaluated by a panel of expert judges. Also, explore site links to join the huge list of popular blogs covering myriad manufacturing disciplines and technologies. Sign up for the complimentary Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Council newsletter and learn about news, issues, events, and other opportunities across manufacturing business and education.
Social and Personal Services
The Annual StarChefs.com International Pastry Competition
A select group of twenty (20) leading international pastry chefs annually compete for a grand prize: a stage in a top pastry kitchen. The competition is designed to let fine dining restaurant pastry chefs shine with an emphasis on courses of plated desserts.
Transportation and Logistics
Automotive Repair and Maintenance Industry Overview
BusinessVibes is a free B2B social media network. The comprehensive site provides information and specific fact sheets that you can sort by 100+ industries across 200+ countries. In addition to automotive, you can scan from air transport, automation and measurement equipment, to apparel, jewelry, logistics, and more. BusinessVibes is home to 25 million companies, 5,000+ trade associations, and 30,000+ events.