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Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report
During one week each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the job creators and innovators who launch their own business and bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. On this week, Amway decides to annually publish the new results of Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report (#AGER), measuring “the public pulse of self-employment around the world” in its own words.
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Baker & McKenzie organized "Disability Awareness Program"
Baker & McKenzie’s Diversity Committee, which aims to promote and support diversity and inclusion in the office and in the community, focusing their efforts on raising awareness and support for women, LGBTI, disabilities, and ethnicity & culture, organized a "Disability Awareness Program" in December 2016 to draw attention to December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
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BD Health Pioneers Reaches 70.000 Healthcare Professionals
BD Health Pioneers Program, initiated by BD Turkey, aims to introduce and raise awareness about best practices in the healthcare industry in Turkey through non-profit trainings. The program reached over 20,500 healthcare workers in 2016 and approximately 70.000 healthcare workers in the last 4 years with safety and best practice trainings.
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Cargill Producing Stearic Acid in Dilovası Facility
Cargill Industrial Specialties Turkey finalized a significant project recently and brake grounds by producing stearic acid in its Dilovası facility. After the acquisition of Alemdar Kimya Plant in 2014, Cargill continued to invest for both reactivating some existing units and introducing new technologies and know-how. By investing about 15 million TL for reactivating distillation unit, Cargill is now able to produce not only distilled sunflower fatty acid but also stearic acid.
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Conrad Istanbul’s Spa Center has been Renovated
Spa of Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus has been renovated and provides service with experienced and professional therapists. Spa Soul located at Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus offers a modern version of the traditional spa treatments with French “Charme d’Orient” products and lets its customers relax with massage and treatment rituals.
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Ihsan Necipoğlu speaks at the 8th National Chemistry Industry Congress
İhsan Necipoğlu, President of Dow Turkey and Central Asia, spoke at the 8th National Chemistry Industry Congress which was organized by Turkish Chemical Manufacturers Association on 15 December 2016 in Ankara. In the panel “How Foreign Trade Affects Chemistry Industry?” Necipoglu referred to challenges that stem from import regulations and he presented Dow’s suggestions to address these challenges.
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Dow Turkey’s CSR Project “Chemistry of Teachers” workshops were held in Izmir and Eskisehir
Dow Turkey’s corporate social responsibility workshops called “Chemistry of Teachers” were held in Izmir on 22-23 October and Eskisehir on November 12-13, 2016. The trainings were organized by Dow Turkey in collaboration with the Teachers Academy Foundation. These workshops hosted 55 chemistry and science teachers in İzmir and 57 chemistry and science teachers in Eskisehir.
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BOSS Magazine published Onur Terkesli’s interview
The business magazine of Gaziantep province, BOSS, published an interview with Onur Terkesli, Leader of Dow Turkey South Office, in its latest issue. In his interview, Terkesli explained Dow's projects and goals in the region.
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The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Program Turkey Class of 2017
The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program is an executive leadership program that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale — and then helps them do it. This year-long program is designed for established, women-led businesses that are ready to scale operations and become global market leaders.
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Goodyear’s Eagle-360 Named One of 2016’s Best Inventions by Time Magazine
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Eagle-360 concept tire has been named one of the “Best Inventions of the Year 2016 by the Time magazine. This year’s list includes 25 inventions, which in addition to Goodyear’s Eagle-360 concept, includes a virtual reality headset, shoes that lace themselves, a solar roof collaboration between Tesla and SolarCity, and the Chevy Bolt electric vehicle.
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New Era of “Youth Action in Traffic”
“Youth Action in Traffic” seminar, which aims to raise awareness in middle school students, parents and school bus drivers for traffic security, started its 2016-2017 academic year activities with education seminars, which took place between November 29th and December 1st.
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GE Commits Equity Investment in GAMA Holding and Türkerler İnşaat Consortium as Partners Secure Development Financing
In line with Turkey's strategic healthcare transformation program, GE Healthcare, GAMA Holding and Türkerler İnşaat reached a definitive agreement for the development of two strategic Ministry of Health (MoH) PPPs; the İzmir & Kocaeli Integrated Healthcare Campus Projects.
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TREDAŞ and GE launch "Brilliant Grid" operation system, a first in Turkey
In 2014, the distribution grid operator of Thrace Region, TREDAŞ, collaborated with GE, firmly on track towards becoming the world's leading digital industrial company, in order to minimize power failures and maximize customer satisfaction. To this end, GE Grid Solutions, which established an operation Center at TREDAŞ, created a structure where business services are supported with the most up-to-date data.
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Honeywell Turkey Hosts “One Honeywell Customer Event” in Ankara
Honeywell Turkey Hosts “One Honeywell Customer Event” in Ankara
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Intel Maker Space Opening Ceremony
The `Industry 4.0 Maker Space` in the Kocaeli Science Centre was opened by the Minister of Defence and Intel was represented by Onur Yıldırım, Corporate Affairs Director for Turkey. The Maker Space was built by Intel and the Local Municipality of Kocaeli. The Maker Space will be used for delivering Intel`s global and local skills-building programs to disadvantaged students in Kocaeli and neighbour cities.
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Showcase of the Entrepreneur Inventors Project
Technology trainings and one-on-one mentoring were delivered to 50 high-school students for a month and each student created a smart device on Intel Edison or Intel Genuino at the end of the training. Half of the students were selected from different state schools and half of the students were from Darussafaka High School.
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Janssen Turkey New Managing Director: Maria Fernanda Prado
Maria Fernanda Prado has been appointed as Managing Director of Janssen Turkey. Aside from her new position, Maria Fernanda Prado will also act as a member of EMEA Emerging Markets Operation Committee (EMOC).
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JLL at 38th Istanbul Marathon with a Runner Team of 180 Employees
As a charity runner for three consequent years, JLL took a total of 2 million and 160 thousands steps supporting the cause of ‘equality in education’ in cooperation with Darüşşafaka Society in 38th Istanbul Marathon. JLL participated in the 38th İstanbul Marathon with a runner team of 180 employees.
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A New Era in KPMG Turkey
KPMG Turkey welcomes 2017 with a new beginning. Murat Alsan takes over Chairmanship of KPMG Turkey. Head of Audit and Company Partner Murat Alsan, who has been working in KPMG Turkey for 22 years, has been elected as Chairman of KPMG Turkey.
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Miyamoto International’s “Earthquake Risk and Solutions for Global Businesses”
Earthquake and Structural Engineering firm Miyamoto International’s global leader was invited to “Third International Earthquake Reality and Urbanization Workshop Programme” as the speaker with regards to firm’s seismic expertise to achieve sustainable development on globally.
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Ihsan Karagoz has joined Mondelez Turkey as Managing Director
Ihsan Karagoz has joined Mondelez Turkey as Managing Director, effective 15th November, 2016. Ihsan Karagoz has strong international experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development across top FMCG companies both in Turkey and globally.
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Falım has been Selected Turkey’s Most Loved Gum Brand
Falım has been selected Turkey’s most loved gum brand in a research conducted by IPSOS and leading marketing magazine MediaCat.
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Xerox to Create Two Focused Industry Leaders
Xerox separates into two strong, independent, public companies. The separation will create two industry-leading Fortune 500 companies in order to maximize returns to shareholders and align the businesses to current market dynamics. Upon separation, the companies will benefit from greater strategic and operational focus, simpler organizational structures and more efficient allocation of capital.
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Baker & McKenzie Hosted its Annual Party
In early September, Esin Attorney Partnership, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein, hosted its annual party at Sait Halim Paşa Mansion. Over 300 friends of the firm, including many representatives of AmCham member companies, enjoyed a lovely evening of food and drink by the Bosphorus.
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Baxter Turkey is certified as Green Office by LEED
Baxter Turkey is certified as Green Office by LEED
25/10/2016
Baxter Turkey office is designed as a Green Office that aims to be environmentally responsible and use resources efficiently.
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Becton Dickinson is on Fortune’s Change the World List
Becton Dickinson is on Fortune’s Change the World List
BD, which offers healthcare solutions enhanced by innovative technology, is named under the Fortune magazine’s 2016 Change the World list. BD and its 120 years of globally-acknowledged experience is ranked in 37th on the list as one of only 10 companies who have earned this honor two years in a row.
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Chadbourne Istanbul's Managing Partner, Ayse Yuksel, Elected to Firm Management Committee
International law firm Chadbourne & Parke is pleased to announce that partner Ayse Yuksel, the Managing Partner of Chadbourne's Istanbul office, has become a member of the firm's Management Committee. This committee is the firm's highest decision-making body, comprised of five senior attorneys who are elected by the firm's partnership to serve 2-year terms.
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Coca-Cola is the First Fortune 500 Company to Replenish All the Water It Uses Globally
The Coca-Cola Company has met its goal to replenish, or in other words balance, the equivalent amount of water used in their global sales volume back to nature and communities. Based on this achievement, Coca-Cola is the first Fortune 500 Company to publicly claim achieving such an aggressive water replenishment target.
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Dow / Onur Terkesli spoke at 28th National Chemistry Congress
28th Chemistry Congress was held on 15–21 August 2016 at the Cultural Center in Mersin University in cooperation with Turkish Chemical Society. Onur Terkesli, South Office Leader in Gaziantep Turkey, attended the session called “The introduction of sponsor organizations” as a speaker together with Umit Sarı from the Mediterranean Chemicals and Chemical Product Exporters Association (AKMİB) and Sefa Ozedincik from Sisecam, Emin Yıldız from Toros Tarım.
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Dow Turkey has completed the branding of its new office
On December 15, 2015, Dow Turkey moved to its new office in AND building in Atasehir, Istanbul. One of the leading reasons behind Dow Turkey’s decision to rent floors in AND building was the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification of the building. The building is impressive in terms of its focus on energy savings, water efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions, and improved indoor environmental quality. As the AND building’s large floor setup was also the best available match
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ETS Global has now Opened its New Branch Office in Istanbul!
ETS Global's new branch office offers a variety of ETS’s assessments and tools that support English language learning at all levels of education, including the certification of competencies of English teachers.
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Metin Canoğulları Appointed as the Country Leader of EY Turkey
Metin Canoğulları was appointed as the Country Leader of EY Turkey on 26th September 2016. Previously the leader of Strategic Growing Markets and Family Business Services in the EY Central and Southeast Europe region comprising 22 countries in Europe, Canoğulları graduated from the Department of Management Engineering at Istanbul Technical University, and completed his postgraduate degree at the Department of Management of Boğaziçi University.
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GE Makes its First Brilliant Factory Investment in Turkey in the MENAT Region
General Electric (GE) contributing to Turkey's economic growth through localization and local innovation, announced that it will transform its Power Transformers factory in Gebze into the first brilliant factory in the region.
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Goodyear Employees Give Support for Education!
The project for the renewal of libraries and study rooms, which is conducted by Goodyear Adapazarı, İzmit Factories and Headquarters, is completed successfully.
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Significant Study on Autonomous Vehicles by Goodyear!
One of the world’s leading tire producers, Goodyear, and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) kicks off a study to measure the tendencies of drivers who will share the same route with autonomous vehicles. A part of ThinkGoodMobility platform which runs operations on smart, safe and continuous mobility; this study aims to show the views of drivers from 11 European countries with the help of surveys and focus groups.
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“Best Supplier” Award from Subaru to Goodyear!
A leading tire manufacturing company, Goodyear, won the “best supplier” award given by Subaru. Goodyear won two prestigious awards at North America Supplier Awards from Subaru Indiana Automotive (SIA) due to Goodyear’s contribution to high performance and sustainable eco approach.
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HBS “Istanbul Research Center” Became “MENA Research Center” in line with the Company’s Broadening Mission
Looking back to last year’s accomplishments, the opening of the HBS Dubai office in November 2015 was a highlight of the year. Thanks to three researchers in two locations, HBS have initiated projects in four additional countries throughout the Middle East with two more to follow in the coming months.
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Hilton Worldwide Recognized as Top Hotel and Hospitality Company in Turkey
Hilton Worldwide Turkey was recognized as “The Most Admired Hotel Brand” in “The Most Admired Companies of Turkey 2015” research by Capital Magazine. Hilton Worldwide was awarded first place in the Hotel and Hospitality Sector in 2015.
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Great Place to Work® Institute names Hilton Worldwide as Turkey’s Best Employer of 2016
Hilton Worldwide has been awarded Turkey’s Best Employer of 2016, by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® Institute in the “Companies with more than 2,000 employees” category.
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Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus Recognised as Turkey's Leading Hotel at 2016 World Travel Awards in Europe
Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus has been recognised as Turkey's Leading Hotel at the 23rd edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards, recognised across the globe as the most prominent and comprehensive benchmark for excellence in the industry.
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Turkish Teachers Receive Space Training at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center with Honeywell
Honeywell, in collaboration with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), hosted more than 200 teachers from 25 countries, including 12 from Turkey, at the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy (HESA) program, from June 8-21, 2016. Since its creation in 2004, HESA has graduated 2,576 educators from 56 countries, including 30 teachers from Turkey over the past three years.
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IBM / Industry Leaders Establish Partnership on AI Best Practices
IBM, Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook and Microsoft announced that they will create a non-profit organization that will work to advance public understanding of artificial intelligence technologies (AI) and formulate best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field.
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JLL Turkey Presents its 2016 Mid-Year Overview Report "Turkey Commercial Real Estate Market”
Please click to view the key highlights from the report focusing on Turkey’s economic situation, retail, office, logistic & hotels markets..
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Microsoft Turkey, Habitat Turkey, and Finansbank Joined Forces for “Kodu Cup Turkey 2016” Competition
Microsoft Turkey, Habitat Turkey, and Finansbank joined forces and organized Kodu Cup Turkey 2016 competition on September 9, 2016. A visual programming language for creating games, Kodu Cup is accessible for children as young as 6 year olds and enjoyable for anyone. It fosters high degree of computational thinking and programming fundamentals.
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‘The Voice of the Field’ Said the Best is Novo Nordisk!
The results of the 2015 Survey conducted by the Pharmaceutical Representatives Association (MÜDAD) have been announced in July 2016. According to 2015 results, Novo Nordisk won the main awards as the best company for ‘Employee Satisfaction’ and the ‘Best Company to Work’.
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Radiometer Completed the Installation of 145 HemoCue Glucose Analyzers at Hacettepe University
Installation of 145 HemoCue Glucose Analyzers has been completed at Hacettepe University Hospital in 70 NICU, PICU, ICU and inpatient units by Radiometer Turkey Team that won this big reference account tender as result of very successful sales activities and management.
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Xerox News
Xerox / New Marketing Role to Kaan Yünezer
Xerox CIT (Central and Eastern Europe Israel and Turkey) Region Board Member and Marketing Director Kaan Yünezer has taken a new duty in Xerox Turkey as Marketing and Indirect Channel Sales Director.
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"Steelcase Global Report on Engagement” Has Been Published
The Steelcase Global Report is the first study that explores the relationship between employee engagement and how people feel about their workplace. It identifies one of the most serious issues facing leading organizations today: Only 13% of workers are highly engaged. Conducted with 12,480 office workers in 17 countries including Turkey and United States, the study affirms Steelcase’s belief that the places where people work can influence not only productivity, but also shape employee attitudes
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Amway News
Amway Turkey is the Main Sponsor of the Turkish Women Volleyball Team at 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix
Sponsored by Amway, the Turkish Women Volleyball Team played at 2016 FIVB (Federation of International Volleyball) World Grand Prix. The 2016 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix is the 24th edition of the annual women's international volleyball tournament played by 28 countries from 3 June to 10 July 2016.
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Baker & McKenzie / Series of Workshops Held on Data Protection Law
In April and May, Baker & McKenzie Istanbul hosted a series of workshops, led by Hakki Can Yildiz, on Turkey's new Data Protection Law. The Istanbul office also hosted partners from Baker & McKenzie's Baku office, who presented a comprehensive overview of new regulations in Azerbaijan and their effects on the investment climate there.
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Becton Dickinson
Becton Dickinson Once Again on Fortune 500 List
BD continues to keep its organic growth by jumping 60 spots from #338 on the 2015 list to #278 in 2016 on Fortune 500 list, in which BD has been placed for the last 22 years. This stable rising is reflecting BD’s strategy of accelerating growth through innovation, driving operating effectiveness, and strengthening organizational and associate capabilities.
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Brink’s / Launch of Secure Logistics Office at the Istanbul Ataturk Free Trade Zone
Brink’s exclusively launched the first secure logistics office at the Istanbul Ataturk Free Trade Zone in Turkey to support high value commodities and the Diamond & Jewelry Sectors. By combining 155+ years of expertise in secure global logistics with this new and exclusive service, Brink’s will enhance the ability to securely and transparently trade within Turkey for both international and local customers.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Ranked #2 by Business Insider
Business Insider just released its annual list of the 50 best companies to work for in America, based on exclusive data from PayScale, a compensation software and data company. Data used for the list was collected from employees who completed PayScale's employee survey.
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Cargill Volunteers Celebrated Earth Day…
Earth Day is celebrated globally every April 22nd and promotes worldwide support for environmental protection. Cargill is among the companies which promote local volunteering and employee engagement in projects that advance environmental sustainability from April 22nd through World Environment Day on June 5th. Cargill employees around the world participated in the company’s largest environment-focused employee volunteering program this year too.
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Citibank / Panel Session: "Opportunities for Turkey in a Changing World"
Citibank organized a panel session with a focus on Turkey's potential in the changing global environment. The event that attracted 100+ attendees, was hosted by Mrs. Serra Akcaoglu, AmCham Turkey/ABFT Chairwoman and Citibank Turkey CEO and Board Member and Mark Merlino, Global Head of Global Subsidiaries Group at Citi.
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Dow News
Dow Turkey Celebrated Its New Office Opening in AND Kozyatağı
On May 12, 2016, Dow Turkey organized an opening ceremony for its new office with a huge attendance of its guests: customers, suppliers, business associates and government representatives. Two floors of Dow Turkey’s office were decorated in a way to make the areas turn into gathering and party venues.
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Ihsan Necipoglu Spoke at III.Istanbul Carbon Summit and Dow Turkey Received Low Carbon Hero Award
The Istanbul Carbon Summit was held on April 14–15 at Istanbul Technical University and brought together senior-level government officials, academicians and private sector representatives from Turkey and abroad. Dow Turkey and Central Asia President Ihsan Necipoğlu was one of the panelists at “Carbon Management and Industry” session. In his speech Necipoglu explained Dow’s contributions to sustainability and gave solid Dow examples regarding those contributions.
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Ihsan Necipoglu spoke at Forum Istanbul Conference
The 15th Forum Istanbul Conference was held at Swissotel the Bosphorus on May 5-6, 2016. Ihsan Necipoglu, President of Dow Turkey and Central Asia, spoke at “The New Face of Transformation: ‘Industry 4.0’- Beyond Mediocre” session and explained how Dow technologies improve efficiency, contribute to sustainability and economic growth of Turkey.
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GE empowers students within "Girls Are Coding" initiative to accelerate digital transformation in Turkey
With the goal to accelerate digital transformation in Turkey and contribute to the development of future women engineers, GE provided a basic programming training course for 100 school girls aged 9 to 11 years as part of the initiative "Girls are Coding" at Turkey Innovation Center on June 13th and 14th. Two-hour training sessions organized as part of "Girls are Coding" were provided by a team of teachers consisting of computer engineers and IT technologies teachers working for Robincode.
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Good Year News
Award to Goodyear’s “Youth Action in Traffic” Project!
Goodyear’s “Youth Action in Traffic” Project awarded at HİÇ (PR Works Awards) organized by Bursa Public Relations Association. Goodyear is chosen as the best in the CSR category at the event which took place on April 21 in Bursa. The project has been run under the umbrella of the Traffic Responsibility Action, which is carried out under the coordination of the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications with the support of TÜVTÜRK Vehicle Inspection Stations.
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Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy
Three Turkish High School Students at the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy
Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA), the unique scholarship program run by Honeywell hosted 3 Turkish high school students this year. Developed in partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC), the program is designed to encourage high school students from around the world to pursue science, technology, engineering and math related careers.
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Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson Earned the #1 Spot at the Most Respected Companies List
Barron’s Magazine, one of the most reputable and reliable news sources for investors, issues top 100 most respected companies of the world every year. On Barron’s 2016 list, Johnson & Johnson earned the number one spot. The ranking is prepared on the basis of a poll which asks investment specialists to share their views about the world’s largest publicly traded companies.
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Korn Ferry Completes Acquisition of Hay Group
Korn Ferry Completes Acquisition of Hay Group
Korn Ferry, the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm has completed its acquisition of Hay Group. Through the talent, capabilities and insights of Hay Group, Korn Ferry now has an unrivalled ability to address the entire talent continuum, a move that affirms the critical role that people and leadership play in driving organizational performance.
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Microsoft / CSR Program Has Reached 4.528 Children in 21 Cities of Turkey
With the collaboration of Microsoft, Finansbank and Habitat Association, “Minik Parmaklar Geleceği Programlıyor” program has reached 4528 children in 21 cities of Turkey. The computer science education program has been designed to teach children the basics of coding and leverage the STEM education curriculum in Turkey. On May 30th, the project received the “Special Jury Award” at the Altın Pusula contest annually organized by the Turkish Public Relations Association.
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Miyamoto International / New Era in Seismic Isolation
Regarding seismic hazard in Istanbul, Miyamoto International Turkey sponsored the event of “New Era in Seismic Isolation” organized by Fortune Turkey on 15th June 2016 in Istanbul. The purpose of the event was to inform the society about the new developments in seismic isolation technology. Miyamoto Turkey President Yusuf Zahit Gundoğdu was an invited speaker on “New Applications on Seismic Isolation: Data Centers and High-rise Buildings”.
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Moroğlu Arseven Receives Top Tier Ranking for Intellectual Property by “The Legal 500” in 2016 Awards
“The Legal 500” awarded rankings to Moroğlu Arseven in 8 categories for 2016, also recognizing Işık Özdoğan individually as a Leading Individual in the Intellectual Property field. The 2016 rankings see Moroğlu Arseven move to Tier 1 for Intellectual Property. The firm also expands its recognition from “The Legal 500” to now also include IT and Telecommunications, being ranked in Tier 2.
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Pepsi News
PepsiCo / Turkey’s Fastest Children Chosen at “Cheetos Turkey’s Fastest” Competition Event
Sponsored by PepsiCo, “Cheetos Turkey’s Fastest”, the most comprehensive athletics event organized for children in Turkey, took place with the participation of thousands of children, as they raced in regional finales held in 11 cities throughout Turkey. 400 children coming from every corner of Turkey competed in the grand finale of “Cheetos Turkey’s Fastest” event to become the fastest of Turkey. The grand finale took place at Enka Sadi Gülçelik Sports Complex in Istanbul, on June 14, 2016.
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PepsiCo “Girls Are Going to School” Scholars Receive Full Support with Personal Development Courses
PepsiCo Turkey continues to support “Our Girls Are Going to School Project” scholarship recipients that are continuing their university education, through extra-curricular courses on personal development. Through educational programs such as “Our Girls Are Going to School Project”, PepsiCo Turkey aims at improving the opportunity equality of girls who live in South-East Turkey to become strong, educated and independent individuals.
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Philip Morris News
Philip Morris / Enrique Jimenez at “Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment” Panel Session
Enrique Jimenez, Philip Morris/Sabancı Managing Director, attended Sustainable Brands 2016 Conference held on May 26, 2016 in Swissotel Istanbul. In the plenary session titled “Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment”, Enrique Jimenez answered questions of panel moderator Dünya Newspaper Editor in Chief Hakan Güldağ. Sharing his experience, Jimenez talked about Diversity & Inclusion at Philip Morris/Sabancı and the company’s efforts to create an inclusive and supportive work enviro
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PG News
P&G The Proud Sponsor of Moms
P&G, global sponsor of the Olympic Games, continues to be the "Proud Sponsor of Moms" by re-launching the "Thank You, Mom" campaign once again for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Brazil from August 5 to 21. Within the scope of the campaign, P&G also brought most special pieces of the Olympic Games including the boxing gloves of Muhammad Ali, and Michael Jordan’s trainers to the first Olympics Exhibition of Turkey in cooperation with the National Olympics Committee of Turkey.
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Serap Zuvin News
Serap Zuvin Law Office attended “The Dynamism of the Aviation Industry: The Need of Innovative Policies and Rules” Conference
Among many international events, in June, SZLO attended “The Dynamism of the Aviation Industry: The Need of Innovative Policies and Rules” conference held in Rome, Luiss Guido Carli University. SZLO’s founding partner, Serap Zuvin, gave a speech on “Drones: How to Make the Evolving Technology Consistent with the Regulatory Framework?".
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UPS News
UPS Named One of Turkey’s Most Ethical Companies
UPS, a global leader in logistics, has been awarded the ETIKA 2015 award as one of the most ethical companies in Turkey by EDMAR (Ethical Values Center in Turkey). "As UPS Turkey, we are proud to receive the ETIKA 2015 award," said Ufku Akaltan, UPS Turkey Country Manager.
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Xerox News
Xerox Attended Drupa 2016 Fair
Xerox Turkey attended Drupa 2016 Fair that was organized in Düsseldorf, Germany between May 31 and June 10, 2016. The fair attracted more than 260.000 visitors including 5.000 printing industry professionals and press members from Turkey. Xerox introduced its new production inkjet presses to the printing industry with the theme “Let the Work Flow”.
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3M News
3M / Opening of state-of-the-art Laboratory and a New Partnership
On 11th of March, 3M held a grand opening event to celebrate new, state-of-the-art laboratory at headquarters in the United States. At 470,000 square feet, it houses up to 700 scientists and enhances collaboration and technology sharing even further throughout the company.
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Amec Foster News
Amec Foster Wheeler continues to play key role in Turkish mega projects market
Amec Foster Wheeler is currently involved in the execution of two important projects in Turkey’s refining and mining sectors. Amec Foster Wheeler performs the Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services for the STAR Refinery Project which is a Greenfield petroleum refinery investment in Aliaga, Izmir with 214,000 bbl/day capacity having an investment amount more than 3.5 Billion USD.
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Baker & McKenzie News
Baker & McKenzie / Iran Trade Roadshow, Finance Workshops and Pro-Bono Initiatives in March 2016
In March 2016, Baker & McKenzie Istanbul hosted an Iran Trade Roadshow to discuss the Iran sanctions from the U.S., EU and Turkish perspectives. The firm’s Istanbul-based Compliance Partner Birturk Aydin presented along with partners from the U.S. and Europe.
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Becton Dickinson News
Becton Dickinson / BD Turkey Exports Talents to Regional Roles
Seven Turkish talents from BD Turkey Organization are promoted to regional management responsibilities for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMA) region since 2013. BD talents will continue to demonstrate excellent performance in a diverse and challenging EMA region where Turkey is one of the pioneer hubs.
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Chadbourne & Parke News
Chadbourne & Parke's Client Seminar: Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Chadbourne & Parke hosted over 35 Turkish companies at a client seminar entitled “Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa” on Thursday, March 24th. Partners from Chadbourne’s Africa Practice were joined by representatives from many of Turkey’s leading enterprises for this two panel event.
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Dow News
Dow Turkey / Town Hall Breakfast Meeting with Fadi Matar in Istanbul
Fadi Matar, PA&GA Director for Dow India, Middle East, Africa, and Turkey visited Istanbul on 14-16 March, 2016. He gave a presentation entitled “How do strong brands create business” in a town hall session at Dow Turkey office.
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EY News
EY Turkey Launched the 14th Mergers and Acquisitions Report
The Report is a thorough compilation of the facts and trends in mergers and acquisitions that were realized in Turkey in 2015, including comparisons with previous years. The Report also presents the results of EY’s traditional “Mergers and Acquisitions in Turkey Survey” whose participants comprised shareholders and upper management of prominent public institutions and private sector companies in Turkey.
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Goodyear News
Goodyear Lastikleri T.A.S. received the “Top Employers” certificate for the second consecutive year
Goodyear Lastikleri T.A.Ş. has been recognized with the ‘Top Employer Turkey’ Award by the renowned Top Employers Institute, rewarding the Company’s continued commitment to providing an outstanding working environment that attracts and retains highly motivated, engaged and skilled associates.
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HBS News
Harvard Business School Takes its Classroom Environment Online
In collaboration with Harvard Business Review Turkey, HBS Istanbul Research Center welcomed HBS Professor Jill Avery, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration and marketing thought leader for a case study discussion on digital go to market strategies with the Turkey’s leading CEOs and opinion leaders in Istanbul on January 5th, 2016. The case discussion was a simulation of an executive education experience in the HBS classroom.
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Intel News
Intel was selected as one of the Corporate Social Responsibility champions
Intel was selected as one of the Corporate Social Responsibility champions by public choice in Turkey for the first time according to CSR 2016 research by GfK Turkey published in the Capital Magazine`s March 2016 Issue.
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JLL News
JLL Launches its “Istanbul on the World Stage” Report
In latest JLL research, Istanbul has been identified as one of the world’s most dynamic and successful ‘Emerging World Cities’. Istanbul now sits firmly among Europe's 'Big Four' megacities and, is set to become a key player on the global stage, building on its diverse strengths, its growing international presence and the ways in which the city is being rapidly transformed. Real estate has a vital role to play in ensuring the city’s future success.
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Microsoft News
Microsoft Lumia on Stage
For the first time in its history, retail giant Harvey Nichols dedicated its store windows to a brand; Microsoft and its flagship device Microsoft Lumia mobile phone. This collaboration was a first practice of outdoor marketing in Turkey, where two sectors; luxury fashion and technology, combined forces to highlight the changing.
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Miyamoto News
Miyamoto International Brings Earthquake Expertise to Reno city of Nevada State of U.S.
The global earthquake structural engineering firm Miyamoto International has opened an office in Reno city of Nevada State of U.S. With 20 locations globally in areas of high seismic activity and risk, Miyamoto believes its expertise helping building owners, investors, builders and government prepare for strong seismic events is critical for resilient development.
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Mondelez News
Mondelez Appoints Can Buharali as Country Manager of Turkey
Mondelēz International Corporate & Government Affairs Director (MENA, Turkey&Pakistan) Can Buharali is also appointed as the Country Manager of Turkey as of January 2016.
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Moroglu News
Moroğlu Arseven Contributes to Support Human Trafficking Project by STOP THE TRAFFIK and Financial Times
Moroğlu Arseven contributed support to a project by STOP THE TRAFFIK on how supply chain transparency could be integrated into local legislative framework. The initiative is part of a Seasonal Appeal Partnership with the Financial Times, aiming to bring greater knowledge and awareness of human trafficking to a global audience.
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Philip Morris News
Philsa Philip Morris/Sabancı Receives “Rising Stars of Export” Award
Philsa Philip Morris/Sabancı, always among the record taxpayers in the Aegean Region, has been honored with this reward for its exports. With approximately 135 million dollars of export in 2015, Philsa Philip Morris/Sabanci, continued its success in this area by becoming one of the highest exporters of the tobacco industry in the Aegean Region.
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P&G News
P&G Published its Second Sustainable Development Report
P&G Turkey published its second Sustainable Development Report prepared in line with the company's new global sustainability vision. The Company implements projects that reduce its environmental footprint while enlarging its social one. Eliminating waste to landfill, reducing energy consumption and minimizing carbon emissions constitute P&G's way of protecting the planet while assuming its responsibilities.
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Radiometer News
Radiometer Turkey has won one reference account with HemoCue Product Line
In 2013, Radiometer acquired HemoCue AB. HemoCue, headquartered in Ängelholm, Sweden, is a leading global company in the field of point-of-care testing. HemoCue manufactures handheld instruments for Glucose, Hemoglobin, Plasma/Low Hemoglobin, HbA1c, Urine Albumin, WBC & WBC DIFF and unique disposable microcuvettes (micro sample collection system).
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Awarding International Investment in Turkey
Stryker / Awarding International Investment in Turkey
On January 24th, Stryker’s Medical division in Turkey was honored at a gala hosted by the Kayseri Chamber of Commerce with the 2015 International Capital Investment to Kayseri Award.
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UPS News
UPS Launches 100th Electric Vehicle in European Fleet
The launch is part of UPS's effort to retrofit diesel-powered vehicles with electric engines. The functionality of the vehicle is preserved while the electric engine reduces noise. These features make the vehicle ideally suited for use in city centers.
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