A Collaborative Commonwealth

24/03/2016 #United Kingdom

We recently celebrated Commonwealth Day, the annual reminder of what the Commonwealth is about. This year was celebrating the 2016 theme of inclusivity, which promotes values of tolerance, respect for diversity, participation, equity and fairness.

Investor Briefing: Investing in Energy & Water Infrastructure

09/12/2015 #United Kingdom

Forbury Investment Network held a successful Investor Briefing on 'Investing in Energy & Water Infrastructure', with their collaborators Rushlight Events, on Thursday 3rd December.

Be resilient: take immediate action for the ‘world’s greatest single challenge’, Commonwealth told at international Climate Challenge Conference

02/12/2015 #United Kingdom

The need to be resilient and proactive in preparing for a radically changing climate is the priority for sustainable, smarter cities, according to leading experts at the dedicated Climate Change conference alongside the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2015 in Malta last week.

Video Highlights - The Climate Challenge Conference and Reception, Malta

02/12/2015 #United Kingdom

A special thank you to our guest speakers Dr Michael Dixon, General Manager, Smarter Cities, IBM Corporation; Mikele Brack, Founding Partner, Urban Living Solutions; Dr Adrian Champion, a specialist in meteorology at the University of Reading; Josh Sawislak, Global Director of Resilience, AECOM; Chris Donnelly, The Institute for Statecraft; and Sunil Shastri, Lecturer & Senior Tutor in Marine Policy, University of Hull.

Incorporating best practice in the procurement process

25/11/2015 #United Kingdom

Countries within the Commonwealth are subject to a diversity of legal frameworks, rules and regulations. Certain organisations (such as central and local government) based in countries within the European Union (“EU”) are subject to stringent legislation in terms of how a public contract should be procured. For organisations based outside of the EU, the legal framework may be less specific and thought therefore needs to be given as to the process adopted for procuring a public contract.

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