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Company profile: E.ON sets itself ambitious renewable goal

In the process of shifting its portfolio into more carbon-neutral territory, energy giant E.ON has set itself some aggressive targets to reach by 2030

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Trouble abroad: companies cut costs of overseas staff deployments

Sending staff overseas for long periods involves costs and challenges. This is expected to continue to expand, but in these austere times, firms are cutting the length of deployments and benefits offered


Proceeding with caution: the post-crisis world of FDI

Without clear evidence that the world has emerged from the economic crisis, FDI levels will remain low and cautious. A look at how major firms are proceeding in a tricky market

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Fortum eyes further Russian investment

Finnish power and heating company Fortum is to make new investments in  Russia, and has plans for expansion in China and India

Syngenta poised for China move

Alcatel-Lucent targets Indonesia

Asia-Pacific expansion plans see international telecoms company eye south-east Asia 

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View from the C-suite: Antony Jenkins, head of Barclays Retail

Barclays sees great long-term opportunities in banking in Africa, where some countries are enjoying strong economic growth, the CEO of its retail division tells Peter Guest. Nigeria is the most obvious location for the bank to make significant investment, but there are openings in many parts of the continent

BT set to increase FDI spend

UK telecommunications company eyes 'strong' Asian stock exchanges

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Company profile: Foxconn focuses on inland China

In a drive to satisfy the world’s growing demand for electronic gadgets, the Taiwan-based company has committed to a multi-billion-dollar investment plan to move its Chinese production plants from the coast to inland provinces

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Tackling corruption: a new global priority

Many nations are stepping up the fight against corruption, with tighter rules and tougher enforcement making companies put more robust anti-bribery measures in place. A trend to make companies liable for infringements by overseas partners could have significant implications for FDI

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