Thursday, September 26

ByKevin Sheekey

From the Financial Times:

“Mike Bloomberg may have shelved his presidential ambitions, but he has seized the UN Week limelight…”

“On Wednesday a striking array of world leaders, chief executives and Pharrell Williams flocked to the Plaza Hotel for the former New York mayor’s Bloomberg Global Business Forum.”

“With helicopters hovering over Central Park and cordons of police securing the perimeter, Bloomberg appeared with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to announce two initiatives aimed at boosting international investment.”

“Bill Clinton was there, too, lauding business opportunities in Colombia alongside that country’s president, Iván Duque Márquez.”

Read more: Bloomberg’s Big Day, Impact Bonds, The ‘Other’ Sustainable Development Goals (Financial Times)

The Official Press Release: Bloomberg Global Business Forum Underscores Urgency of Public-Private Partnerships to Address Climate Change and Economic Instability (Bloomberg GBF)


Highlights from the Bloomberg Global Business Forum

Check out the video recap here or above, and check out photos from the day on Mike Bloomberg’s Flickr page.


Top News Headlines from Bloomberg Global Business Forum.


India’s PM Narendra Modi at Bloomberg Global Business Forum.


Impeachment Watch.


Brexit Update.


Best of late night.

“Today was the first day of Autumn. I’m telling you this because here in Los Angeles there’s really no other way of knowing.”
— James Corden

“According to a new study, the North American bird population has fallen by almost 30% since 1970. Thanks a lot, Popeyes!”
— Seth Meyers

“Samsung will release the GalaxyFold on Friday after delaying the phone several times due to technical issues. Meanwhile, Blackberry already managed to fold a whole phone company!”
— Seth Meyers

“Yesterday, a Delta flight had to make an emergency landing after it dropped 30,000 feet in 2 minutes. Yeah! Then Delta gave every passenger a free round-trip ticket … and a new pair of pants.”
— Conan O’Brien

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