Jul 10, 2018 - Economy & Business

Michael Bloomberg to bring together world leaders for second forum

Mike Allen

Bloomberg in London. Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Serpentine Galleries

For the second year in a row, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will convene world leaders and CEOs for a Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York on September 26 during the United Nations General Assembly.

“The Forum comes at a critical time as tensions around tariffs create economic uncertainty in many industries."
— Michael Bloomberg

The details, per a release:

  • "Heads of state from five continents are already confirmed to attend this year’s Forum."
  • "Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the daylong forum is the sole convening dedicated to encouraging presidents, prime ministers and CEOs to collaborate on trade issues."
  • "Leaders from the public and private sectors and civil society, French President Emmanuel Macron, Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, President of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim and ... Michael Bloomberg will host the second One Planet Summit on the afternoon September 26th at the Plaza Hotel."
  • Forum partners: Alphabet Inc./Google CFO Ruth Porat, BNP Paribas CEO Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam, Dangote Group President/Chief Executive Aliko Dangote, Engie Global CEO Isabelle Kocher, EXOR Chairman and CEO John Elkann, LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand G. Mahindra, Misk Foundation Chairman and His Royal Highness Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, and SOHO China Founder and CEO Xin (Shynn) Zhang.

Read the release.

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