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Mob Lynching : A social stigma – Dr Leo Cornelio SVD,Archbishop of Bhopal

People around the world are aware that India is a multilingual, multi-religious and multicultural nation. Every citizen has freedom of thought, faith, religion, worship and expression. One of the most important things is that in the cosmic system of India lies the “rule of law”. It is expected that every citizen should not violate the

Emerging “Post-Digital” World Provides New Opportunities for Businesses to Deliver Personalized Realities and Experiences, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2019

Successful businesses will take advantage of new set of technologies but prioritize trust, responsibility, privacy and security BENGALURU; Feb. 7, 2019 – The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organization’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalized realities and experiences for customers, employees

Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 shows anti-corruption efforts stalled in most countries

Analysis reveals corruption contributing to a global crisis of democracy The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis of democracy around the world. “With many democratic institutions under threat across the globe – often by

Disability Inclusion Is ‘Good Business’ Despite Low Awareness

Bolstering disability rights leads to clear returns, agreed panellists from the top echelons of business The case for disability inclusion comes from the head and from the heart, but awareness is inadequate For more information about the Annual Meeting, visit www.weforum.org Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 25 January 2019 – It is in the interests of corporations and

Real Progress Imminent in Creating Circular Plastics Economy

Businesses and governments are actively working towards creating a circular economy for plastics It is in developing countries that the challenge of plastic pollution is most formidable, given the paucity of waste management and advanced recycling systems To effect a behaviour change among consumers, alternatives products and actions have to be made convenient and price-competitive

IT IS STILL 2 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Welcome to “The New Abnormal”: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Keeps Iconic Doomsday Clock As Close to Midnight As It Has Been Since 1953; Lack of Progress on Nuclear, Climate Issues Seen as Ongoing Concerns Compounded by Corrosive Impact of “Information Warfare” WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 24, 2019 – Citing lack of progress on nuclear

All that Flickers is Gold: The $62 Billion Opportunity of our Thrown-Away Electronics

The value of electronic waste produced each year is $62 billion, three times the value of all silver produced each year. There is 100 times more gold in a tonne of mobile phones than in a tonne of gold ore The amount of waste created each year is expected to rise from close to 50

Business and Government Remove Stigma by Making Mental Health a Priority

Efforts in the UK will focus on using sport to break the stigma around mental health and on preventing suicide, especially among men New Zealand is set to present its first wellness budget in 2019, in which mental health will be one of five focus areas Businesses can and should lead the way in furthering

New Report Traces Hidden Connection between Food Loss, Hunger, Consumer Demand and Climate Change

By 2030, new emerging traceability technologies like IoT sensors, blockchain and food-sensing technologies could reduce food loss by 85 million tons according to new research. The report investigates the role of disruptive technology applications that can effectively help trace inefficiencies in food value chains. The new report supports the Innovation with a Purpose Platform, which

Inclusive Globalization Must Work for All

A new architecture of globalization must address systemic inequities and put people, not production, first The young generation will be agents of this change; innovation needs to be societal, not just technological The Annual Meeting is being held under the theme, Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution