domestic and global competitiveness

Clean Tech Game Changers

Clean Tech Game Changers

Would you believe that the largest threat facing today’s word is the energy crisis?  And that energy, right up there with food, water and shelter, ranks among the top necessities for human existence?  In a Forbes.com article posted today, the energy crisis is credited with opening the door for a variety of alternative energy sources and companies, such as Applied Materials, who represent key components to an alternative energy future.  It goes on to say that clean technology is one of the most promising areas for investment today, with exponential growth potential over the next several decades.  Click here to check it out!
US Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Discusses Global Competitiveness With Applied

US Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Discusses Global Competitiveness With Applied

Robert D. Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, met with Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter and a dozen other Silicon Valley business leaders were at Applied's Silicon Valley headquarters earlier this month to discuss the importance of domestic and global competitiveness. The group covered issues including the current economic environment, the U.S. - China relationship, immigration reform and prospects for a climate change agreements. Under Secretary Hormats is a key voice within the Obama Administration on economic and trade issues. He has met with Mike Splinter several times and makes a habit of meeting with Silicon Valley business leaders in order to obtain their perspective on major economic and trade issues.