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The International Herald Tribune (IHT)
The International Herald Tribune (IHT) is the premier international newspaper for opinion leaders and decision-makers around the globe. It combines the extensive resources of its own correspondents with those of The New York Times, is printed at 38 sites throughout the world and is for sale in more than 160 countries. Based in Paris since 1887, the IHT is owned by The New York Times Company. For more information about the IHT, visit ihtinfo.com.
The East West Cultural Development Centre (EWCDC), a member of IMC Group, is a non-profit organisation set up to promote sustainability and harmony in a rapidly integrating world. EWCDC is a forum that brings together concerned individuals and organisations to discuss problems arising from rapid societal changes, and to initiate programmes that can help promote the leadership transformation needed for their solution through its Learning Centre.
IMC Pan Asia Alliance Pte Ltd (IMC Group) is a privately-owned enterprise based in Asia. Headquartered in Singapore, the IMC Group currently has more than 9,000 employees in 16 countries with interests in the strategic business areas of Industries (IMC Industrial), Investments (IMC Investments), Lifestyle/Real Estate (IMC Octave) and Active Citizenship (East West).
IMC’s corporate mission “to serve human well-being and create wealth at the same time” is manifested in its active citizenship role through the organization of various social enterprises aimed at building up ‘heart-ware’ like education, healthcare and the community.
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. They operate the world's fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard offers products and programs that help governments empower their citizens through financial inclusion, providing people who might not otherwise have a traditional banking relationship with access to a way to buy and sell goods and services. They also believe that it is important to give back to the communities where MasterCard employees work and live. That’s why MasterCard participates in philanthropic efforts around the globe that include charitable giving, employee involvement and support for disaster relief efforts.
TC Capital is a pan-Asian investment bank dedicated to creating customized solutions and first-class execution for its clients. The firm specialises in mergers & acquisitions and private capital transactions for medium-capitalization, family-owned and growth capital companies in Asia. TC Capital was founded in 2002 and is led by partners with decades at global institutions and who are among the most experienced investment bankers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Quam Financial Services Group (Quam)
Quam Financial Services Group (Quam) is a founding member of Global Alliance Partners. Quam has integrated GAP at the core of its strategy towards establishing its international footprint, and at the heart of its role as the reciprocal gateway for deal flows and transactional activities between the rising economy that is China, and the global market.
Quam, whose holding company Quam Limited was listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in 1997 (SEHK: 0952), is a one-stop, full-service institution that offers customized solutions to both individual and corporate clients seeking help with their investment objectives and wealth management goals. Quam not only offers securities broking and placement, corporate finance and advisory, fund and wealth management services, but also uniquely combines them with an online financial information and investment advisory website. For more information please go to www.quamlimited.com
Husband and wife team Shirley HAN Ying and Chris Gelken created Ridealist in 2009 to produce short videos to showcase the work of grassroots non-profits, community groups and individuals who otherwise would not have ready access to professional media services.
Since then, Ridealist has produced more than 30 videos for NPOs in China, Hong Kong, Britain, Kenya and Uganda whose efforts are making a valuable and positive contribution to society.
Merle A. Hinrich established the Hinrich Foundation with the mission of promoting sustainable global trade. It advances its objective by fostering international trade policy research, supporting trade related education and training, and cultivating export led job creation. The Foundation has four key ambitions: Encourage equality in trade development by influencing policymakers to take a balanced approach and support open, free, transparent and fair global trade; Encourage both the private sector and governments to drive innovation and competitiveness; Sponsor the education and skill development of individuals who wish to participate in international trade; Provide practical trade services which in turn create jobs. To achieve these goals, The Foundation engages in international trade policy research, trade related education & training, and export led job creation.
NGOinsider is based in Siem Reap, Cambodia and operate an online platform for photo and videojournalism, promoting awareness regarding human and social rights issues. NGOinsider believes that ‘news is presented in its most captivating format when presented by those with passion.’ They reach out to independent photographers, video journalists, and researchers to provide them with content so they are able to showcase the power of the truth, through lenses and through knowledge.
Asia Trends Monitoring
The Asian Trends Monitoring Bulletin is a project sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, New York, and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. The Asian Trends Monitoring Bulletins are designed to encourage dialogue and debate about critical issues that affect Asia’s ability to reduce poverty and increase awareness of the implications for pro-poor policy and policy development. In 2012, we are focusing on future challenges for urban poverty.
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