Bloomberg Global Business Forum

September 25, 2019

New York City

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Third Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum Keynote to Be Delivered by Prime Minister of the Republic of India Narendra Modi

The initial program for the third annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF) was announced. GBF will open on September 25, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. at the Plaza Hotel with remarks from Michael Bloomberg and a keynote address by the Honorable Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, which will be followed by a conversation between Prime Minister Modi and Mr. Bloomberg focusing on opportunities to strengthen global economic stability, tackle climate change, promote economic growth, and advance technologies that can improve society. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the day-long Forum is the leading public-private gathering alongside the 74th United Nations General Assembly convening hundreds of CEOs and heads of state and government.

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A first look at Michael Bloomberg’s 2019 Global Business Forum

Moguls, big minds and heads of state will join Michael R. Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies for the third annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum, at New York’s Plaza Hotel on Sept. 25, during the UN General Assembly.

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Michael Bloomberg to Host 2019 Global Business Forum, Bringing Together Heads of State and International CEOs to Address Restoring Global Economic Stability and Investing in the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Michael R. Bloomberg announced the third annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF) will be held in New York City on Wednesday, September 25th at the Plaza Hotel during the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, this year the day-long forum will focus on aligning governments and businesses on combatting the greatest current threats to global prosperity – the rise of economic and environmental instability.

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Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum Concludes with Government and Business Leaders Working Together to Promote Global Trade and Investment

As the Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF) came to a close today, more than 70 heads of state and delegation from six continents and over 200 CEOs came together to discuss shared issues and mutual opportunities including trade, globalization, innovation, and competition, supported by several new public-private partnerships, investment announcements, and global agreements. The record attendance by world leaders made the Forum this year’s largest gathering of heads of state outside a formal government summit.

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Renowned Business Leaders Welcome Landmark Agreement on International Migration

Numerous leaders of major multinational companies endorsed the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (Global Compact for Migration) today at the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum, a gathering of more than 70 heads of state and delegation, and 200 of the world’s most prominent business leaders, to strengthen economic prosperity and collaborate on trade issues, globalization, innovation, and competition.

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Ford Motor Co., Uber and Lyft Announce Agreement to Share Data Through New Platform that Gives Cities and Mobility Companies New Tools to Manage Congestion, Cut Greenhouse Gases and Reduce Crashes

Ford Motor Company, Uber and Lyft today announced an unprecedented commitment to SharedStreets, a new data platform designed to make it easier for the private sector to work with cities around the world and leverage data to improve urban mobility. The data sets pledged by the companies will provide the public and private sectors with new tools to manage curb space in order to reduce congestion and emissions that cause climate change; improve the efficiency of city streets by making it easier for everyone to get around; and save lives by preventing traffic crashes. The groundbreaking public-private partnership is the result of a collaboration with the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), the Open Transport Partnership and Bloomberg Philanthropies, the consortium behind the innovative SharedStreets data platform.

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The UK Government and Bloomberg L.P. Announce Partnership to Promote and Improve Reporting on Gender Equality in the Workplace

The UK’s Minister for Women and Equalities, the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, and Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies, Michael R. Bloomberg, today announced a new partnership between the UK Government and Bloomberg L.P. to improve reporting and transparency around gender equality in the workplace.

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Bloomberg Announces Program for the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum Centered On Strengthening Global Trade and Economic Alliances through Partnerships, Global Leadership, and Harnessing Technology

Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum’s official program and announced new participants including Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Spanish President Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, and Swiss President Alain Berset.

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50 heads of state to join Michael Bloomberg

Fifty heads of state from six continents have committed to join Michael Bloomberg for his second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum, making it one of the most-attended events by heads of government in 2018. The event, focused on strengthening global trade and economic alliances, will be held Sept. 26 at the Plaza Hotel, alongside 73rd U.N. General Assembly.

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50 Heads of State to Join Michael R. Bloomberg for the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum, the Leading Public-Private Gathering Alongside 73rd United Nations General Assembly

Michael R. Bloomberg announced 50 sitting heads of state from six continents have already committed to attend the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF), making it one of the most-attended events by chiefs of state and heads of government in 2018. They will join over 250 of the world’s most prominent business leaders to strengthen economic prosperity on trade issues and collaborate on globalization, innovation, and competition. If the companies they lead were a country, its economy would be the third largest in the world. Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bloomberg Global Business Forum will take place in New York City on September 26th at the Plaza Hotel alongside the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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