Giles Shih, CEO participates in the Raleigh Chamber Business Expo

Research Triangle Park, NC (May 3, 2012) – BioResource International, Inc, CEO Dr. Giles Shih participated in the 2012 Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Business Expo as an entrepreneurial thought leader and expert panelist. His expertise for building a multinational corporation made him a sought after panelist for “Get off the Entrepreneurial Treadmill: Run Your…

China and Globalization

In a 2003 speech, Chinese Ambassador to the UK Zha Peixin said, “For China, globalization is often seen as a double-edged sword that brings both opportunities and challenges, advantages and disadvantages.” Perhaps nothing illustrates the challenges and opportunities China currently faces in the age of globalization like the recent issues surrounding Foxconn, China-based contract manufacturer…

Who Is Emerging?

In 1981, Antoine W. Van Agtmael, while on the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation, coined the term “emerging market economy.” In 2007, he argued that the “world’s center of gravity is already decisively tipping in favor of the emerging economies,” creating “new opportunities for those who are alert to them.” These words have become quite…

BRI Sponsors the Stewards of Future Research Conference

Research Triangle Park, NC (April 17, 2012) – BioResource International, Inc, was a sponsor of the Stewards of the Future Research Conference. The conference, held on April 17th at NC State University, highlighted innovative research in the University’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The focus of the conference was on research for human health…

Why Globalization Matters

The term “globalization” evokes multiple definitions and opinions. For our purposes, over the coming weeks as we discuss globalization, we will use the definition that the International Monetary Fund uses for “economic globalization.” “Economic ‘globalization‘ is a historical process, the result of human innovation and technological progress. It refers to the increasing integration of economies around…

Food Security

Most people are aware of food safety, but food security is probably not an issue on many people’s minds. So just what is food security? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “food security” is built on three pillars: Food availability: sufficient quantities of food available on a consistent basis. Food access: having sufficient resources…

Helping Farmers be Successful

If you are in poultry production, you know how hard it is out there. While it has never been easy to make a living growing and selling poultry, the “perfect storm” of factors including high feed costs without a substantial increase in meat prices, combined with mounting consumer concerns about animal welfare and health, creates…