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
Top News Headlines from Bloomberg Global Business Forum.
Spanish Prime Minister: No-Deal Brexit Is Biggest Risk for Spain’s Economy
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: Time Running Out to Address Climate Change
The Netherlands: Queen Maxima Promotes Financial Inclusion
Walt Disney CEO: Bob Iger Gave a ‘C’ to Jamie Dimon’s Romantic-Comedy Movie Idea
Goldman Sachs CEO: David Solomon Says Sustainable Investing Must Go Mainstream
Colombia’s President: Ivan Duque Looks to Asia to Diversify Exports
European Commission’s Frederica Mogherini: ‘Make Sustainable Investments in a Smart Way‘
Watch for more coverage in my newsletter tomorrow or on my live edition at SheekeyDaily.com.
India’s PM Narendra Modi at Bloomberg Global Business Forum.
Modi Interacts With More Than 40 Global CEOs (Business Today)
Social Media Can be Used as ‘Weapon‘ for Good Governance (Times of India)
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