2009

The Press Room contains a selection of news articles written about GIFT’s work. It includes footage from news channels across the world and televised interviews with Chandran Nair talking about globalisation, consumption and leadership in Asia. 

It also includes press releases published by GIFT about programmes and project partners from the past five years to the present day.



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After Copenhagen climate summit - Die Zeit, 21 December 2009

In an interview with DIE ZEIT, a leading German newspaper, Chandran Nair spoke about the importance and urgency for the East and the West to resolve its differences....

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Young leaders work to ensure Tsunami-hit Aceh open for business - Press release, 30 November 2009

Working with UNDP Indonesia and Aceh Partnership for Economic Development, the 13th YLP participants aim to create a world class cocoa supply chain in Aceh....

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Corporate responsibility and customer service disconnect - the Ethical Corporation, October 2009

Should we expect superior customer service from companies that have good corporate responsibility reputations? Not necessarily,...

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Regional senior leadership broaden horizons - Press release, 09 July 2009

Hong Kong and Singapore government officials tackle water issues in Vietnam, challenging conventions through immersive learning programme....

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Programme seeks to inspire leaders - South China Morning Post, 23 May 2009

Successful leaders are those who think about tomorrow and envision new kinds of investment opportunities while doing good for those round them....

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New business mixes profit motive and sustainability - The Phnom Penh Post, 12 May 2009

Check what the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia has to say about the Global Insitute For Tomorrow (GIFT) and Global Young Leaders Programme (YLP)....

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Executive talents take personal initiative in joining GIFT’s 9th YLP in Cambodia - Press release, 27 April 2009

GIFT’s 9th YLP gathers 25 executives to define a social enterprise business opportunity that preserves forest resources and combats climate change....

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A hands-on approach to executive education - The Wall Street Journal, 30 March 2009

The Wall Street Journal interviews GIFT founder and CEO Chandran Nair and reports of the unique Global Young Leaders Programme (YLP)....

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Regional talent to develop a model village enterprise in India - Press release, 05 January 2009

GIFT takes a group of 19 talented professionals to New Delhi to work on developing a business plan for the Model Village Enterprise across India....