Hacking the Rails: The Journey So Far

Jakub Misiorny is a Software Developer for Bloomberg R&D and one of two Bloomberg mentors advising the HackTrain teams on their journey. Here he shares his experiences so far.

Originally posted on Bloomberg Now.

We’re 20 hours into our journey and the HackTrain has reached it’s second stop: the beautiful city of York.

Mike Bloomberg’s Letter on Philanthropy

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Originally posted on

Modern philanthropy began as a substitute for government. Where government failed, philanthropists stepped in, providing food for the poor, hospitals for the sick, and libraries, museums, and colleges for the masses. Philanthropy continues to play a vital role in all of these areas. But some still see philanthropy as an alternative to government. I see it as a way to embolden government.

Hack the Rails: Bloomberg Climbs Aboard Europe’s First Rail-Based Hackathon


Originally posted on Bloomberg Now.

On Friday 27 March, 40 of the best developers, designers and entrepreneurial brains from across Europe will climb aboard HackTrain – Europe’s first train travel-focused hackathon – for a unique and inspiring three-day journey powered by Bloomberg.

The Amgen Foundation Expands Amgen Scholars Program to 17 Top Educational Institutions Worldwide

Foundation’s Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Surpasses $100 Million Milestone
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation today announced that the Amgen Scholars Program is expanding its presence with new host institutions in the U.S., Europe, and, for the first time, Japan. A signature Foundation initiative, the Amgen Scholars Program aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at many of the world's premier educational institutions.

Leadership Through Ethics & Governance

2014 Europe Ethics Summit
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September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Join CEOs, board chairs, GRC leaders and government and regulatory officials in London on 24-25 September 2014 and gain critical and timely insight into the challenges compliance and ethics practitioners face while navigating an increasingly complex and daunting legal landscape.

Deka Immobilien Appoints CBRE To Manage The Edge


One of the Most Sustainable Buildings in Continental Europe

CBRE, the global real estate advisor, has been appointed by Deka Immobilien Global to manage The Edge, a new office building that is currently under construction at the Zuidas in Amsterdam.

Kering, SNCF and Wacker Chemie AG among Speakers at the Enablon Sustainable Performance Forum EMEA 2014

Event to Bring Together European Sustainability, EH&S & Risk Decision-Makers in Paris on June 10th
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Paris, France/Chicago, IL, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/–  Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Risk management software, will gather hundreds of attendees from leading European companies along with industry experts at its annual Sustainable Performance Forum EMEA on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at the Eurosites Georges V, Paris, France.

The SPF is a series of five international and regional technology conferences that bring together business leaders and industry experts to discuss how

Jo Deblaere, Accenture’s Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Executive—Europe, Appointed New Chairman of JA-YE Europe Board of Directors

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Brussels, April 8th, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise (JA-YE) Europe, Member of JA Worldwide®, welcomes Jo Deblaere, Accenture’s chief operating officer and group chief executive—Europe, as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors.  Mr Deblaere served as a member of our Board of Directors for the last two years. His appointment underscores Accenture’s longstanding commitment to Junior Achievement in Europe and around the world.

Blog: Energy & Climate Ambitions: The Road to Paris in 2015, by Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Director of the EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change


Climate change is one of the most important environmental challenges of our time – and one that requires governments and businesses to take action. As a business leader, it is a critically important issue to me, and I am proud to be an active member of the Prince of Wales’ European Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change (EUCLG). Together with other CEOs and business leaders, I recently attended a meeting with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, to discuss the newly proposed 2030 framework for climate and energy policies.


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