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Geneva’s unlikeliest revolutionary

  You'd hardly expect a business professor or company executive to name Nelson Mandela and Shimon Peres as the two people he most admires. But...

How to communicate International Geneva’s global view

FROM THE EDITOR LIVING IN THE LAKE GENEVA AREA, on whichever side of the border, we cannot help but be aware of the critical importance...

David Horobin: “In today’s world a major crisis cannot be handled by one individual.”

GG: Could you give us the backstory as to how you came into crisis management? DH: I’m a logistician by profession. Out of university, armed...

Swiss banks & money-laundering in the shadows of Latin American democracy

IN JUNE 2015, MARCELO ODEBRECHT, THE CEO OF NORBERTO ODEBRECHT and the man in command of one of the world’s largest construction companies, was arrested in...

Inger Andersen: “No one can go it alone on sustainable development.”

“NATURE CONSERVATION USED TO BE CONSIDERED – perhaps – a stand-alone issue, but today we can simply no longer think this way,” Inger Andersen told...

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How to communicate International Geneva’s global view

FROM THE EDITOR LIVING IN THE LAKE GENEVA AREA, on whichever side of the border, we cannot help but be aware of the critical importance...

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Counterpoint: Perfumed toilets: going round the S-bend?

It's the S-bend that makes the difference. Invented by Alexander Cummings in 1775, it stops the flies getting into the compost and keeps out the smells. Crapper turned it into a U-bend that would not jam in 1880. So he deserves some gratitude for...

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