E.ON AG, is the holding company of the world's largest investor-owned electric utility service provider based in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It operates in over 30 countries and serves over 26 million customers.E.ON is one of the major public utility companies in Europe. As result of mergers, E.ON inherited the subsidiaries of VEBA, VIAG and Ruhrgas in Central and Eastern Europe. It is also present in Russia, where it has a stake in the natural gas company Gazprom (6.4%) and control of the generation company OGK-4. E.ON is present in most of Scandinavia.
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The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS) is a global pan-European aerospace and defense corporation and a leading defense and military contractor worldwide. The group includes Airbus as the leading manufacturer of commercial aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft; Eurocopter as the world's largest helicopter supplier; Astrium, the European leader in space programmes from Ariane to Galileo; and Cassidian as a provider of comprehensive and integral systems solutions for aerial, land, naval and civilian security applications. Through Cassidian, EADS is a major partner in the Eurofighter consortium as well as a key stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA. EADS employs 119,500 personnel. EADS was formed in 2000 by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra of France, DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (DASA) of Germany, and Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) of Spain. Overall, the company develops and markets civil and military aircraft, as well as communications systems, missiles, space rockets, satellites, and related systems.
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East Japan Railway Company is the largest passenger railway company in the world and one of the seven Japan Railways Group companies. The company's headquarters are in Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo.
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Ecopetrol, formerly known as Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos S.A. is the largest and primary petroleum company in Colombia. Ecopetrol belongs to the group of the 25 largest petroleum companies in the world, and it is one of the four principal petroleum companies in Latin America.
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The Edeka Group is the largest German supermarket corporation, currently holding a market share of 26%. It consists today of several cooperatives of independent supermarkets all operating under the umbrella organisation Edeka Zentrale AG & Co KG, with headquarters in Hamburg. There are approximately 4,100 stores with the Edeka nameplate that range from small corner stores to hypermarkets. On November 16, 2007, Edeka reached an agreement with Tengelmann (known for A&P in the US) to purchase a 70% majority stake in Tengelmann's Plus discounter store division.
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Électricité de France S.A. (EDF) is the second largest electric utility company in the world. Headquartered in Paris, France, EDF operates a diverse portfolio of 120,000+ megawatts of generation capacity in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. EDF is one of the world's largest producers of electricity. The company produces 22% of the European Union's electricity, primarily from nuclear power: nuclear: 74.5%; hydro-electric: 16.2%; thermal: 10.2%; wind power and other renewable sources: 0.1%. Its 58 active nuclear reactors (in France) are spread out over 20 sites (nuclear power plants).
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Eli Lilly and Company produces medicines to meet patients' health care needs. We believe that it is critical for patients to have access to our products, which save and improve lives. Therefore, Lilly is committed to participating in the political process as a responsible corporate citizen to help inform the debates regarding health care and pharmaceutical innovation globally.
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Emerson Electric Company is a major multinational corporation headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri, United States. Emerson Electric manufactures products and provides engineering services for a wide range of industrial, commercial, and consumer markets. Emerson is one of the largest conglomerate companies in the USA. As of 2010, it has a workforce of approximately 127,700 employees worldwide, with a global presence spanning 150 countries. Emerson products, solutions and services go to market under seven business platforms: Emerson Process Management, Emerson Network Power, Emerson Climate Technologies, Emerson Industrial Automation, Emerson Appliance Solutions, Emerson Storage Solutions, Emerson Professional Tools, Emerson Motor Technologies and Emerson Innovation Center.
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Enel S.p.A. (Ente Nazionale per l'Energia eLettrica) is an Italian electric utility company, the third-largest in Europe by market capitalization. Enel produces, distributes and sells electricity and gas all over Europe, North America and Latin America. After taking over the Spanish electricity company Endesa, together with its partner Acciona, Enel is now in business in 40 countries, with a capacity of around 83,000 MW, and serves over 49 million customers supplying electricity and gas. Enel is also the second utility company in the natural gas market in Italy, with approximately 2.6 million customers and a 10% market share in terms of volume. Approximately 80,000 people work for Enel running a highly diversified power station park including hydroelectric, thermoelectric, nuclear, geothermal, wind and photovoltaic generation. With power plants generating over 30,000 MW from renewable energy sources (water, geothermal, wind, solar and biomass) in Europe and in the Americas, Enel is one of the world leaders in the power generation industry. Additionally, Enel is strongly committed to increasing the percentage of power from renewable sources and to research and development of new environmentally friendly technologies with many projects in Italy and abroad. Enel has power plants in Europe (Bulgaria, France, Greece, Italy, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Spain), in North America (Canada and the United States) and in Latin America (Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama). With Endesa, Enel’s presence is extended to Argentina, Colombia, Morocco, Peru and Portugal.
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EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, or simply EnBW, is a publicly traded electric utilities company headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany whose two prime shareholders ae Electricité de France and Oberschwäbischen Elektrizitätswerke (OEW). About 5.4 million customers make EnBW the third-largest utilities company in Germany. The company employs about 24,000 people.
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Eni S.p.A. is an Italian multinational oil and gas company, present in 79 countries, and currently Italy's largest industrial company with a market capitalization of 87,7 billion euros (US$138 billion), as of July 24, 2008. Exploration & production: its crude oil production comes primarily from Libya, Egypt, Nigeria, the Congo, the North Sea, and Angola, with smaller amounts of crude oil production in Tunisia and in the United States. Gas & Power: Eni operates in the supply, transport, distribution and sale of natural gas. The company has acquired Distrigas, a Belgian company that supplies natural gas to industries, resellers and electricity producers and entered in 2010 into the shale gas exploration market by acquiring Minsk Energy Resources owning three licences in the Polish Baltic basin. Power Generation: 7 Electricity generation sites in Italy, 1 Photovoltaic power plant in Italy. Refining & Marketing: Eni operates in refining and marketing of petroleum products and it is the leading operator in Italy. Engineering & Construction: Eni operates in engineering, construction and drilling both offshore and onshore for the oil&gas industry through the subsidiary Saipem.
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Evonik Industries is an industrial corporation in Germany owned by RAG Foundation and one of the world´s leading specialty chemicals companies. It was created in 2007 as a result of restructuring of the mining and technology group RAG. Evonik Industries united the business areas of chemicals, energy and real estate of RAG, while mining operations continue to be carried out by RAG. Since then, the energy and real estate business areas have been divested, with a minority share in the former and a majority share in the latter still being held. Its chemicals business already generates more than 80% of sales in areas in which it ranks among the market leaders. Evonik Industries employs about 34,000 people and carries out activities in more than 100 countries. The operating activities are organized into six business units which are a part of the chemicals business area.
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Exor S.p.A. with headquarters in Turin is one of Europe’s leading investment companies and is controlled by the Agnelli Family. Exor continues to hold a significant stake in Fiat to this day. Exor makes long-term investments in diversified sectors, mainly in Europe, the United States and in the major emerging markets.
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Express Scripts, Inc. is headquartered in Cool Valley, Missouri. Express Scripts was purchased by New York Life Insurance Company in 1989 and became a publicly traded company in 1992. Through expansion of its client base, product lines and several acquisitions (ValueRx, Diversified Pharmaceutical Services, and National Prescription Administrators (NPA)). Express Scripts currently employs over 13,000. Express Scripts is one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers in the US. The company processes pharmaceutical claims for members at network pharmacies and at their own mail order pharmacies. They provide services to manage drug plans for government agencies (both as administrator of employee benefits and public assistance programs), corporations, and unions. One of their largest clients is the United States Department of Defense's TRICARE program. On April 2, 2012, Express Scripts announced that it has gained regulatory approval from the FTC for its 29.1 billion dollar acquisition of Medco Health Solutions Inc. Together it is estimated that the new combined company will cover prescription benefits for 1 in 3 Americans.
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Exxon Mobil Corporation or ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation. Its headquarters are in Irving, Texas. Exxon Mobil is the second largest company in the world by market revenue. With 37 oil refineries in 21 countries constituting a combined daily refining capacity of 6.3 million barrels (1,000,000 m3), Exxon Mobil is the largest refiner in the world. ExxonMobil is the largest of the six oil supermajors with daily production of 3.921 million BOE (barrels of oil equivalent). ExxonMobil markets products around the world under the brands of Exxon, Mobil, and Esso. It also owns hundreds of smaller subsidiaries such as Imperial Oil Limited (69.6% ownership) in Canada, and SeaRiver Maritime, a petroleum shipping company. The company employs over 82,000 people worldwide, with approximately 4,000 employees in its Fairfax downstream headquarters and 27,000 people in its Houston upstream headquarters.
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The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE). The corporation's purpose is to expand the secondary mortgage market by securitizing mortgages in the form of mortgage-backed securities (MBS), allowing lenders to reinvest their assets into more lending and in effect increasing the number of lenders in the mortgage market by reducing the reliance on thrifts.
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FedEx Corporation, is a logistics services company, based in the United States with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. FedEx provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services under the FedEx brand. The Company operates in four segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx Services. Federal Express Corporation (FedEx Express) is an express transportation company, offering time-certain delivery within one to three business days and serving markets. FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. (FedEx Ground) is a provider of small-package ground delivery service. FedEx Freight Inc (FedEx Freight) is a provider of less-than-truckload (LTL) freight. FedEx Corporate Services, Inc. (FedEx Services) provides its other companies with sales, marketing and information technology support.
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Finmeccanica S.p.A. is an Italian conglomerate. Finmeccanica is the second largest industrial group and the largest of the hi-tech industrial groups based in Italy. It operates in seven sectors: Aeronautics, Helicopters, Space, Defense and Security Electronics, Defense Systems, Energy and Transportation. The company has offices in over 100 countries. It is partially owned by the Italian government, which holds about 30% of Finmeccanica's shares.
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Flextronics International Ltd. (simply known as Flextronics or Flex) is an electronics manufacturing services provider with headquarters in Singapore that offers services to original equipment manufacturers. It also provides supporting supply chain services, including packaging and transportation throughout the world, as well as design and after-sales. The company offers manufacturing and design services within several markets including automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile. Flextronics has manufacturing operations in over 30 countries.
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Fluor Corporation is a publicly owned engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services organization. Fluor is headquartered in the Las Colinas area of Irving, Texas. The company employs more than 41,000 international employees and maintains offices in over 25 countries. The Company's clients include oil and gas, chemicals and petrochemicals, commercial and institutional, government services, life sciences, manufacturing, microelectronics, mining, power, telecommunications, and infrastructure. Fluor operates in five major business divisions: Oil & Gas, Industrial & Infrastructure, Government, Global Services, and Power.
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Fonciere Euris SA is a France-based holding company primarily engaged in the large-scale retail sector and real estate investments. In the retail sectors, it is present through its direct subsidiary, Rallye SA, and indirect subsidiaries, including Groupe Casino, specialized in the supermarket distribution sector and Groupe Go Sport, a sports retailer operating mainly in France and Poland. The Company is active in the area of leasing commercial real estate assets.
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Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker based in Dearborn, Michigan. In addition to the Ford and Lincoln brands, Ford owns a small stake in Mazda in Japan and Aston Martin in the UK. Ford is the second-largest U.S.-based automaker and the fifth-largest in the world based on annual vehicle sales in 2010. At the end of 2010, Ford was the fifth largest automaker in Europe. In 2008, Ford produced 5.532 million automobiles and employed about 213,000 employees at around 90 plants and facilities worldwide. Ford has major manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, the People's Republic of China, and several other countries, including South Africa. Ford also has a cooperative agreement with Russian automaker GAZ.
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Formosa Petrochemical is involved primarily in the business of refining crude oil, selling refined petroleum products and producing and selling olefins (including ethylene, propylene, butadiene and BTX) from its naphtha cracking operations. It also sells electricity, steam and certain other products generated from its co-generation power plants. Formosa Petrochemical is the only privately owned oil refinery in Taiwan and the second largest gasoline and gasoil producer in Taiwan. Its refined petroleum products are both sold domestically and overseas.
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Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH is an internationally successful, family-owned group of companies based in Duisburg, Germany . In 2010, its around 58,000 employees generated sales of 27.4 billion euros in more than 30 countries. The holding company is comprised of a handful of operating divisions -- Celesio, CWS-boco, ELG, TAKKT, and METRO -- each of which specializes in a different core business. Haniel derives the bulk of its sales from distributing pharmaceuticals to pharmacies worldwide through drug wholesaler Celesio. Its other divisions offer washroom and work wear products and services; stainless steel scrap recycling; mail-order of office and warehouse equipment; and retail store operations.
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The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), known as Freddie Mac, is a public government sponsored enterprise (GSE), headquartered in Fairfax County, Virginia. Along with other GSEs, Freddie Mac buys mortgages on the secondary market, pools them, and sells them as a mortgage-backed security to investors on the open market. This secondary mortgage market increases the supply of money available for mortgage lending and increases the money available for new home purchases.
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Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA is a German diversified medical equipment company based in Bad Homburg, Germany. The Fresenius Group provides products and services for dialysis, hospitals as well as inpatient and outpatient medical care. In addition, the company focuses on hospital management as well as on engineering and services for medical centers and other health care facilities. With activities spanning about 100 countries on six continents, its worldwide operations provide jobs for over 137,000 employees. Fresenius owns the Helios Kliniken with over 60 hospitals and more than 18,500 beds, treating over 2 million patients annually. The hospital operator is one of the biggest providers of inpatient and outpatient care in Germany.
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Fujifilm Holdings Corporation is a multinational photography and imaging company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Fujifilm's principal activities are the development, production, sale and servicing of color photographic film, digital cameras, photofinishing equipment, color paper, photofinishing chemicals, medical imaging equipment, graphic arts equipment and materials, flat panel displays, optical devices, photocopiers and printers.
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Fujitsu Limited is a Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It is the world's third-largest IT services provider measured by revenues. Fujitsu's chiefly makes computing products, but the company and its subsidiaries also offer a diversity of products and services in the areas of personal computing, telecommunications and advanced microelectronics. It has approximately 172,000 employees and its products and services are available in over 70 countries.
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Gas Natural SDG, S.A., trading as Gas Natural Fenosa and with headquarters in Barcelona, is a natural gas utilities company which operates primarily in Spain but also in such countries as Italy, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Moldova and Morocco. Its main interests are the distribution of natural gas in Spain, Italy and Latin America, the generation and commercialization of electricity in the Spanish market as well as in Puerto Rico, and the management of gas infrastructure. Gas Natural has approximately 10,000,000 clients and 6,700 employees, of which around 50% work in Spain.
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GasTerra is a Dutch company that is active in the worldwide trade and supply of natural gas. It is owned by Royal Dutch Shell (25%), ExxonMobil (25%) and the Dutch government (50%).
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Gazprom is the largest extractor of natural gas in the world and the largest Russian company. Its headquarters are in Moscow. Gazprom is a vertically integrated company which dominates both upstream and downstream activities. It owns all main gas-processing facilities in Russia, operates the country's high pressure pipelines and has (since 2006) a legal export monopoly. In 2008, the company produced 549.7 billion cubic metres (BCM) of natural gas, amounting to 17% of the worldwide gas production. In addition, the company produced 32 million tons of oil and 10.9 million tons of gas condensate. Gazprom possesses the largest gas transport system in the world, with 158,200 kilometres of gas trunk lines. Major new pipeline projects include Nord Stream and South Stream. The company possesses subsidiaries in many different industry sectors, including banking, insurance, media, aviation construction and agriculture. Gazprom counts 221.300 employees in its major gas production, transportation, underground storage and processing subsidiaries.
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GDF Suez S.A. is a French multinational electric utility company which operates in the fields of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas and renewable energy. It is the world's largest utility after taking control of Britain's International Power. As of 2010 GDF Suez employs 236,000 people worldwide, including 1,200 researchers and experts at 9 R&D centers. GDF Suez is organized in six business lines: Energy France, comprising a unit that supplies natural gas and electricity to private customers, professionals and businesses throughout France; Energy Europe and International, engaged in the production of electricity and distribution and supplying of gas out through five divisions in Benelux and Germany, the rest of European countries, North and Latin America, Middle East, Asia and Africa; Global Gas and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), which includes exploration-production, supply, sales and liquid natural gas (LNG) project-related activities; Infrastructures, which operates the transport, supply and storage of natural gas and the regasification of LNG; Energy Services, providing consulting services for the design and construction of electrical, nuclear, gas and industrial facilities; and Environment, specialized in the provision of water, waste treatment and recovery.
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General Dynamics Corporation is a U.S. defense conglomerate formed by mergers and divestitures, and as of 2011 it is the fourth largest defense contractor in the world. It is headquartered in West Falls Church, unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, in the Falls Church area. The company has four main business segments: Marine Systems, Combat Systems, Information Systems and Technology, and Aerospace.
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The hallmark of GE’s approach to public policy is thought leadership. We seek to inform discussions by promoting thoughtful civil discourse, grounded in strong, reasoned analysis.
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General Motors Company, commonly known as GM, is an American multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan and the world's largest automaker, by vehicle unit sales, in 2011. GM employs 202,000 people and does business in some 157 countries. General Motors produces cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sells and services these vehicles through the following divisions/brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel, Vauxhall, and Holden, as well as two joint ventures in China, Shanghai GM and SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile. GM's OnStar subsidiary provides vehicle safety, security and information services.
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Weston Foods with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario is a leader in the North American baking industry, producing a variety of fresh, frozen and specialty bakery products including breads, rolls, bagels, tortillas, donuts, cakes, pies, cookies, crackers and other baked goods. Its operations include over 40 facilities across North America employing over 6,000 employees. Weston Foods sells its branded and control label products through a variety of customer channels within the North American food retailing market including many national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, convenience stores, food service distributors and outlets as well as other food retailing customers.
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GlaxoSmithKline plc is a British multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines, and consumer healthcare company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's third-largest pharmaceutical company measured by revenues. The company also has a large consumer healthcare division which produces and markets oral healthcare and nutritional products and over-the-counter medicines. GSK employs over 90,000 people worldwide including over 40,000 in sales and marketing. Its global headquarters are GSK House in Brentford, United Kingdom, with its United States headquarters based in Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina and its consumer products division based in the Pittsburgh suburb of Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The research and development division has major headquarters in South East England, Philadelphia and Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina. The single largest market is in the United States (approximately 45% of revenue), although the company has a presence in almost 70 countries.
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Glencore International plc is a multinational mining and commodities trading company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland . It is the world's largest commodities trading company, with a 2010 global market share of 60 percent in the internationally tradeable zinc market, 50 percent in the internationally tradeable copper market, 9 percent in the internationally tradeable grain market and 3 percent in the internationally tradeable oil market. Glencore has production facilities around the world and supplies metals, minerals, crude oil, oil products, coal, natural gas and agricultural products to international customers in the automotive, power generation, steel production and food processing industries.
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American global investment banking and securities firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients. The firm provides mergers and acquisitions advice, underwriting services, asset management, and prime brokerage to its clients, which include corporations, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm also engages in market making and private equity deals, and is a primary dealer in the United States Treasury security market. Goldman Sachs employs 31,701 people worldwide with offices in over 30 countries, including offices in financial centers of the world.
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Our company was founded in California, but our mission is to facilitate access to information for the entire world and in every language. To this end, we have offices in more than 60 countries, maintain more than 180 Internet domains, and serve more than half of our results to people living outside the United States.
Submitted by globalgovaffairs-com, April 2, 2012 5:06 am, 494 views
Groupama contraction of GROUPe des Assurances Mutuelles Agricoles is an international insurance group based in Paris, France. The group's Groupama Insurances United Kingdom division is one of the major insurance companies there, with a head office in London. The UK group offers motor, home and health insurance and also provides insurance protection to a growing number of smaller UK businesses.
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Groupe Auchan SA is a French international retail group and multinational corporation headquartered in Croix, France. It is one of the world's principal distribution groups with a presence in 12 countries and 175,000 employees. Auchan has 616 hypermarkets in 12 countries and region (France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Luxembourg, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, People’s Republic of China and Taiwan), 759 supermarkets and 1 650 franchised or associated supermarkets in Italy, France and Spain.
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Groupe BPCE is France's second largest bank and has more than 8,200 branches nationwide under their respective brand names serving nearly 40 million customers through its subsidiaries, provides banking, financial, and real estate financing services to individuals, professionals, small and medium enterprises, large enterprises, and institutions in France and internationally. It provides various deposit and loan products to small and medium enterprises, craftspeople, franchisees, and franchisers; savings collection and management, credit, payment, and wealth management services; and real estate financing and corporate banking services. The company also offers bancassurance products, including life insurance and pension that comprise auto and home insurance, legal protection, the guarantee of life accidents, the supplementary health care insurance, welfare professionals and the collective retirement pensions and health, as well as credit insurance and guarantees to individuals, professionals, real estate professionals, and businesses.
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GS Holdings Corp., with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea through its subsidiaries, principally engages in the energy, construction, and retail business in South Korea and internationally. The company operates in various fields, including city gas, LNG, electric power, exploration and production, convenience retail, new and renewable energy, and e-business. It owns crude oil refining facilities; and operates approximately 3,000 gas stations and 300 gas filling stations in South Korea. GS Holdings Corp. also operates convenient stores, supermarkets, discount stores, handmade doughnuts store, department stores, and beauty and health specialist store. In addition, the company offers TV home shopping services through the cable and satellite broadcasting; catalogue retail; and on-line retail services. Further, it owns and operates LNG-fired power generation plants; a volleyball team; and a football club. Additionally, the company engages in the trading of steel and metal, cement materials, and machinery and materials, as well as in physical distribution business in logistics service. It also provides architecture, civil engineering, housing, and plant construction services.
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Hanwha Group is one of the largest business conglomerate in South Korea, with diversified holdings stretching from explosives, their original business, to retail to financial services.
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The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. usually known as The Hartford, is one of America’s largest investment and insurance companies. The Hartford is a leading provider of life insurance, group and employee benefits, automobile and homeowners insurance and business insurance - as well as investment products, annuities, mutual funds, and college savings plans. The company’s earnings are divided between property-and-casualty operations and life operations.
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Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is the largest private operator of health care facilities in the world. It is based in Nashville, Tennessee. HCA operates 173 hospitals and 107 freestanding surgery centers located in 20 U.S. states and London. The London sites include The Harley Street Clinic, The Lister Hospital, London Bridge Hospital, The Portland Hospital, The Princess Grace Hospital and The Wellington Hospital.
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Hebei Iron and Steel Group Company Limited is the largest steel producer in China and the second largest in the world. It is expected to produce an annual capacity of 30 million tons of steel. Owned by the state, the group has 130,000 employees. Currently, it has three major product lines, fine plate materials, vanadium-titanium products and high quality construction materials.
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