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The Golden Boy Prefers to be Green

By • Nov 12th, 2008 • Category: Press

Robert Redford will be in Singapore to narrate Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf at the Gala Opening Concert of the Singapore Sun Festival on October 18, 2008, but Floyd Cowan writes that there is much more to this actor than the ability to read a script. In the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, […]

Cover Story: Banking on the Village

By • Aug 17th, 2008 • Category: Press

One of the great challenges of those working to eliminate poverty is to find truly effective ways to move people from needing a handout to where they are taking care of themselves. Since 1976, when Bangladesh was struggling with widespread famine and dire poverty, Professor Muhammad Yunus has been doing just that in a micro […]

Lakshmi Mittal – The Man of Steel Shows His Mettle

By • Aug 12th, 2008 • Category: Press

Lakshmi N. Mittal is well-known for ‘two world records’: one for owning the ‘world’s most expensive house’ — a £70-million mansion in Kensington, London — and for throwing the ‘world’s most expensive wedding’ for his daughter Vanisha Mittal and her fiancée Amit Bhatia on June 22,2004 for US$60 million — according to the tabloids. The […]

Leonardo DiCaprio: The Hope Is You

By • Jul 11th, 2008 • Category: Press

Whether he is the King of the World, or just the King of Hollywood, Leonardo DiCaprio is leveraging his star power to make it a greener world, writes Floyd Cowan. “I’m the king of the world,” shouts Jack Dawson as he stands on the prow of the luxurious ocean liner RMS Titanic just hours before […]

Interview with Mark Victor Hansen

By • Jul 2nd, 2008 • Category: Press

Listen to XL’s Ian Grundy talking with XL Life Member Mark Victor Hansen in California. Mark discusses his latest projects and also his involvement in the new film
– ‘The Opus’ .

Interview: Corporate Cupid

By • Jun 15th, 2008 • Category: Press

ROGER HAMILTON knows a thing or two about wealth, though not because he’s always been rich. On the contrary, his wisdom is a product of his twenties, which he mostly spent haemorrhaging money as a star-crossed serial entrepreneur who ran a series of failed businesses, including a publishing company. Perhaps it’s this understanding of just […]

Situation in Burma & China

By • May 21st, 2008 • Category: Press

We continue to be shocked and saddened by the loss of life that has resulted from Cyclone Nargis that hit Burma on 3rd May and the 7.9 earthquake that hit South Western Sichuan Province in China on 12th May. Our XL Management Team in China is currently reaching out to their connections in Sichuan in […]

Leading Entrepreneur and Social Enterprise Network To Support Re-building of Homes in Flood Stricken Tabasco State

By • Mar 13th, 2008 • Category: Press

Leading Entrepreneur & Social Enterprise Network To Support Re-building of Homes in Flood Stricken Tabasco State (Singapore: 13 March 2008): The XL Group, the world’s leading entrepreneur and social enterprise network, has announced that it will be supporting Habitat For Humanity with a commitment to provide funding for the rebuilding of homes in southern Mexico. […]

Ideal business model, a good vision, right network pay

By • Feb 5th, 2008 • Category: Press

4 Feb, 2008, 0527 hrs IST,Arun Iyer, TNN Many individuals turn entrepreneurs either late in life or are bitten by the business-bug early. Here’s a word of advice for techies who venture into new businesses on the importance of entrepreneurship, value creation and innovation. Hong Kong-born Roger Hamilton is a well-known speaker in wealth creation […]

XL Explores New Ways to Alleviate Hunger

By • Jan 21st, 2008 • Category: Press

Pioneer Club – Explores New Ways to Alleviate Hunger XL Group and The Hunger Project join forces to fight hunger and poverty in India with a new organization, the Pioneer Club, writes Susan Gallagher. The Pioneer Club, a $5 million joint poverty alleviation initiate between The Hunger Project and XL Group, was announced in New […]