The Financial Times reports about this year's version of the mini-Davos that former president Bill Clinton organizes in New York every year. Unlike the World Economic Forum meetings in Davos in January, where invitations depend on who you know and on your company's budget for such events, there is apparently a different sort of entry ticket for Clinton's event: you are allowed to attend only if you or company have done some good deeds for the world or have contributed to them.
What counts for a good deed?
Roger Ferguson, chairman of Swiss Re in the US, got as much applause in one session for having installed compact fluorescent lightbulbs in his home as others did for leading multi-million dollar projects in Africa.
So don't despair, it seems an invitation is within reach...