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SRI Executive Search appointed to Agence Française de Développement

irelandfrance, July 25, 2014

AFD, the Agence Française de Développement, is a public development-finance institution that has worked for seventy years to alleviate poverty and foster sustainable development in the developing world and in the French Overseas Provinces. AFD executes the French government’s development aid policies.In 2013, AFD committed €7.8 billion to projects in developing and emerging countries and in the French Overseas Provinces.

SRI Executive Search a Dublin headquartered practice has been appointed to AFD in the search for a new Chief Economists. This is a strategically important appointment and the role reports to the Board of AFD. SRI was appointed under French Government tender rules and faced competition from other global and local French practices.

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LinkedIn’s Executive Editor, Daniel Roth Speaks to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Leadership, Climate Change and Having the “World’s Toughest Job”

Daniel Roth, LinkedIn, 30th June, 2014

Ireland is the Best Country in the World, New Survey Suggests

Conor Pope, Irish Times, 24th June, 2014

Ireland is the best country in the world and that’s a fact. Ireland secured the overall top spot by finishing in the top 10 in four of the seven categories and it was six places ahead of the UK and 20 ahead of the US. Read More

Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

Justin Gillis, New York Times, 30th March 2014

Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that the problem is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control. Read More

UN report flags up 2013 global weather extremes

Pilita Clark, Financial Times, 24th March 2014

From Cairo’s first snowfall in more than a century, to Russia’s warmest December and the widest US tornado ever recorded, 2013 was marked by unusual weather extremes worldwide, the UN reported in its annual assessment of the global climate. Read More

Big data sparks cultural changes

Richard Waters, Financial Times, 25th March 2014

It only takes a quick internet search of the terms “UPS” and “telematics” to understand why the promised benefits of big data are likely to take longer to arrive than many have been led to believe. Read More