The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs today publish the shortlist for the ninth annual Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, now an essential calendar fixture for business people and authors alike. The award aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.
This year’s distinguished judges have chosen the six most influential business books in 2013:
Lifen Zhang, Associate Editor of the Financial Times and Editor in Chief of FTChinese, said in his welcome remarks that “FTChinese is delighted to once again support this annual event by bringing together professionals around the globe to discuss the great potential of China-Arab financial cooperation.”
Zhang Yansheng, Secretary-General for NDRC’s academic committee, delivered a keynote speech on how Ningxia will play a bigger role in strengthening the financial cooperation between Chinaand the Arabic World. He said, “Ningxia should be top of the agenda for local policy makers to ensure we can take advantage of the recently-approved Shanghai Free Trade Zone. The area will bring capital and human resources, both from the coastal area in China and from the Arabic World.”
London: The Financial Times is launching a brand campaign to coincide with news of a resurgence in the British economy. Titled ‘Britain, back on its feet?’, the FT asks whether recent economic indicators implying an economic turnaround are likely to symbolise long-term growth.
The poster campaign spans print and digital media, outdoor, online display and London taxis. It features an image of the well-known figure of Britannia climbing back onto her plinth.
The second Financial Times Digital Learning Week (FT DLW) starts today, aiming to inform, educate and inspire the FT’s 2000 employees about all things digital.
Running from 9-12th September, FT DLW will see a range of internal and external speakers run presentations and interactive workshops for staff in the FT’s London, New York, Hong Kong and Manila offices. This year’s event is focusing on themes of big data, digital in the media industry, mobile, social media, cyber security and advertising.