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Decade of the Battery: Sustainable Batteries Represent the Best Prospect for Meeting Paris Climate Goals

Battery technology will enable transport and power sectors to reduce emissions by 30% by 2030, on track to meet the 2°C goal of Paris Agreement Battery revolution could create 10 million jobs, add $150 billion to the global economy in 2030 and provide electricity to 600 million for the first time Ten-year plan urges increased

Liberia Vice President, Nigerian Stock Exchange CEO Among Leaders Taking ‘African Women on Board’ Campaign to UN

Leaders from across Africa and the diaspora unite in push for gender equality Bank of Industry, Bring Back Our Girls, Ford Foundation, HP Inc., UK Trade Commissioner to Africa among supporters taking action #MeToo has yet to hit home in Africa, say campaigners driving dialogue in schools, companies and governments Early successes include Wikipedia profiles

“Strategic design changes the world” – KW43 Branddesign by Grey Germany is Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2019

Essen/Germany, 19 September 2019 KW43 Branddesign, set up by Grey Germany and specialising in corporate identity as well as corporate design, has received a very special accolade this year. The agency has won the title “Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2019” in the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design. The win is deserved

Microsoft and IIT Roorkee collaborate to augment learning on quantum computing

A full semester elective to be hosted by Microsoft Garage India at IIT Roorkee Hyderabad, August 30, 2019: Reinforcing its commitment to help introduce new technologies to academia, Microsoft Garage India has partnered with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee to conduct lectures on quantum computing for a full semester. IIT’s BTech and MTech students

Asian cities continue to lead in the third edition of the Safe Cities Index—Tokyo takes the top spot

Tokyo edges Singapore (2nd) and Osaka (3rd) again to take the top spot in 2019. Alongside Tokyo, Singapore and Osaka, Sydney (5th), Seoul (tied 8th) and Melbourne (10th) make up the six APAC cities in the top 10. The remaining top ten cities are: Amsterdam (4th), Toronto (6th), Washington, DC (7th) and Copenhagen (tied 8th).

Stevie Awards Announce Winners of 2019 Best of the IBA Awards

Grand Stevie Award winners will be presented with trophies at the Andaz Vienna am Belvedere Hotel, on 19 October. The Stevie® Awards have announced the winners of the Best of the IBA Awards in The 2019 (16th Annual) International Business Awards®, the world’s premier business awards competition. Nominees in the 2019 IBAs were not able

WHO Director-General Statement on the Role of Social Media Platforms in Health Information

Misinformation about vaccines is as contagious and dangerous as the diseases it helps to spread. The World Health Organization welcomes Pinterest’s leadership in protecting public health by only providing evidence-based information about vaccines to its users. We hope to see other social media platforms around the world following Pinterest’s lead. Misinformation about vaccination has spread

Message for the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief

22 August 2019 Over the past few months, we have seen increasing numbers of attacks against individuals and groups targeted simply because of their religion or belief. Jews have been murdered in synagogues, their gravestones defaced with swastikas; Muslims gunned down in mosques, their religious sites vandalized; Christians killed at prayer, their churches torched. Many

New Criteo Research Shows the Indian Market is Ripe for Online Advertising Disruption

The report shows 90% of the Indian consumers are willing to consider a new brand New Delhi — August 20, 2019—The online shopping market in India holds tremendous potential as it has some of the largest consumer segments across each e-commerce category, and it is focused on innovation, research and development, making it one of

Indian Businesses Win Big in 16th Annual International Business Awards

Stevie® Award Winners to Be Recognized at Gala Event in Vienna, Austria on 19 October 20 August, 2019 – FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, USA – Stevie® Award winners in The 16th Annual International Business Awards®, the world’s only international, all-encompassing business awards program, have been announced, and 20 companies in India are among this year’s Stevie winners.