Announcements

  • Financial Times lists winners of inaugural Innovative Lawyers Awards in Asia-Pacific

    The FT Innovative Lawyers Programme is based on a rigorous research process that includes expert analysis, market surveys and hundreds of interviews with legal professionals. The awards cover legal professionals and departments across Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea.

    “Our congratulations to all of the 2014 winners and nominees from this year’s FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards,” said Robert Gogel, CEO of Integreon. “Innovation has long-been a focus of Integreon as we seek to delight our law firm and corporate clients by transforming how legal services are delivered. Our partnership with the FT and RSG aligns well with our focus on innovation by encouraging innovative practices among our colleagues, partners and others across the global legal community.”

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  • FT and IFC announce winners of 2014 Transformational Business Awards

    The Financial Times and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announces the winners of the inaugural FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards, with Bima, the Swedish mobile microinsurance provider, taking the Award for Excellence in Transformational Business.

    The FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards, an expansion of the FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards, highlighted innovative, commercially viable, and replicable products and services that can create long-term, transformative solutions to development needs in areas such as infrastructure, energy, food and water, affordable housing and health. The awards also recognised the use of technology to empower the poor, initiatives to reverse environmental and social degradation, and efforts to promote gender diversity. The programme attracted 237 entries from 214 institutions in 61 countries.

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  • Financial Times talks data and digital leadership at third annual Digital Learning Week

    Financial Times CEO John Ridding said: “Now in its third year, the FT’s Digital Learning Week has become an important annual event for our people and for the growth of our business. Digital readership is now two-thirds of our total paying audience, digital revenue accounts for 35% of the total, and mobile drives almost half of all traffic to FT.com. The initiative gives staff the opportunity to listen to experts discuss the latest trends and innovations in technology, as well as time to try new tools and attend creative workshops to stimulate new thinking.”

    FT Global Communications Director Darcy Keller said: “In today’s fast-paced world, it is easy to develop tunnel vision and that can be detrimental to progress. We launched this series three years ago to create more time and headspace for employees across the business to connect, brainstorm and collaborate. Following the success of the series, including record levels of participation, we now hold a variety of events and on-going training opportunities throughout the year.”

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  • FT wins at Online Media Awards

    The Financial Times web app has won best app at the Online Media Awards, organised by The Drum.

    The FT’s programmatic manager Oliver Knight (@Olijaknight) also won the Rising Star award for his work on the FT’s real time bidding strategy and data analytics in advertising.

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