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inthisissue April 2015
Water Wise: Thirst for Growth Requires Managed Use
The Catawba-Wateree Water Management Group is one of the very positive outcomes of Duke Energy’s re-licensing process with FERC. Given the current rate of growth in this region, water demands on the Catawba River will reach maximum capacity by the year 2048. Representing all stakeholders along the Catawba-Wateree River Basin, a 224-mile system of 11 reservoirs and 13 hydropower stations, the nonprofit is working to come up with a regional water supply master plan.
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[Team Creatif USA, Inc.]
From France, With Love
Recent recruit Team Créatif USA, offshoot of France’s largest privately owned design firm, brings with it a powerhouse of branding and package design from working with some of the world’s leading brands. “We work on a global level with most of our clients and Charlotte’s international airport and growing global presence, both in terms of the business world and in terms of lifestyle, were compatible,” says CEO Attila Akat.
[Blum Inc.]
Perfecting Motion
Blum has been conceiving, developing and building brilliantly functional and ergonomic home storage solutions for over 60 years. Amazingly smooth, superbly damped motion for doors, pull-outs and lift systems combined with outstanding use of storage space is the Blum hallmark of “Perfecting Motion.” Blum USA CEO Karl Rudisser says their goal is to make the opening and closing of furniture all over the house—but especially in the kitchen—a special experience.
[Choice Translating, Inc.]
Because Meaning Turns on a Word
Celebrating 20 years in the linguistic services business, Choice Translating founders Michelle and Vernon Menard look back as witnesses to a technology revolution that has certainly changed the fundamental ways in which they do business. Yet what has been most critical to them has been to maintain their extreme dedication to accuracy, precision and localized style—something that has been appreciated by the organizations they serve.
[Gardner-Webb University Godbold School of Business]
Global Perspective Grounded in Ethics
Dean Anthony Negbenebor describes it as an entrepreneurial setting with a strong foundation in ethics. At Gardner-Webb’s Godbold School of Business, they teach that, in business, the greatest rewards come to those who can adapt to the changing dynamics of a global economy without losing sight of their core values. These are the ethical entrepreneurs—innovators and leaders who understand that maximizing profits and maintaining integrity aren’t mutually exclusive.
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Charlotte-Absolutely, Positively the Best Location for Advanced Manufacturing in the Southeast USA
Foreign Financial Account Reporting: Complexity and Importance
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To Connect or Not to Connect on LinkedIn? That is the Question
Taking Off: Enhancing CLT as a Strategic Asset
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