2015

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 and other members of the GIFT team talking about globalisation, consumption and leadership in Asia.

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



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Eric Stryson speaks at HKGCC roundtable luncheon 'Iran Opening' - 18 December 2015

At the Chamber's Asia & Africa Committee, Iranian Consul General Mehdi Fakheri, Iranian business consultant Behzad Mirzaei, from Basio Consultants & Services Ltd, and Eric Stryson, Managing Director of Global Institute For Tomorrow Ltd, updated HKGCC members on changes in the country and what Hong Kong companies need to know if they are interested in doing business with Iran.

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TMS Academy executives provide insights to Yoma Bank - 6 November 2015

Business executives, led by Temasek Management Services Academy, presented insights on steps Yoma Bank can take to lead the banking industry in Myanmar.

 

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Veteran business executives provide Yoma Bank with independent insights - 23 October 2015

In the spirit of solving complicated issues and rethinking assumptions, veteran business executives from Singapore, led by Temasek Management Services Academy (“TMS Academy”), presented insights on steps Yoma Bank can take to lead the banking industry in Myanmar.

 

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Realising a golden opportunity in Myanmar - 20 Oct 2015

GIFT is partnering with Temasek Management Services to bring over thirty mid-level managers from various Temasek-portfolio companies to Yangon, Myanmar, from the 19th to the 23rd of October. Together with managers from Yoma Bank—a former GIFT partner— will produce strategic stages to support the bank in its next stage of enterprise development.

 

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GIFT signs MOU with Isfahan Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture - 6 Oct 2015

GIFT is pleased to announce that we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Isfahan Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (ECCIMA) which lays the foundation for future collaboration and partnership between our two organisations.

 

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The Other Hundred Entrepreneurs event featured in Third Culture - 22 Aug 2015

The Other Hundred Entrepreneurs event was featured in Third Culture, an online platform uniting the world's culture with the mission "to entertain, educate, inform, to see out, nurture and promote, to champion the rights of all living things, to build a home for the homeless, to create a tribe all can belong."

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Eric Stryson sees horticulture and tourism potential in Semirom, Iran - 1 Aug 2015

Semirom has the potential to emerge as a major tourism and horticulture hub of Iran, GIFT MD Eric Stryson told reporters of the Iranian state news agency IRNA on Saturday (1 Aug 2015). The report (in Farsi) comes as GIFT prepares for the 42nd Global Leaders Programme (GLP) to be held in the UAE and Iran between 28 Sep - 9 Oct, 2015.

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Chandran Nair on The Heat, CCTV America - 16 July 2015

US crossing the line with international policing?
The Heat discusses the domestic U.S. law that gives American officials international jurisdiction.

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The World's Hidden Entrepreneurs - 6 April 2015

Chandran Nair tells us about The Other Hundred, a project showcasing entrepreneurs in developing countries.

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