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Goodera in talks with angels to raise up to $14 million

[ad_1] BENGALURU: Corporate social responsibility and sustainability management technology platform Goodera is in advanced talks to raise $12-14 million in a round of funding led by VC firm SAIF Partners, according to three sources familiar with the matter. This deal will be the largest bet by SAIF Partners, known for its consumer internet investments like Makemytrip and Paytm, in the software space. Both SAIF and Goodera did not respond to queries sent by ET. Founded in 2014 by Abhishek Humbad…

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CAMPBELL TOPS LIST OF AMERICA’S MOST REPUTABLE COMPANIES

[ad_1] By: Megan Maltenfort, Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility   Campbell is honored to be named #1 on the Reputation Institute’s list of America’s Most Reputable Companies. As a purpose-driven company, we’re particularly proud of this achievement because it recognizes our commitments to corporate responsibility, governance and transparency. The Reputation Institute has been measuring reputation for thousands of companies globally over the past 20 years. 52,000 consumers were surveyed across topics that are central to trust and corporate reputation to compile…

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Injection site backlash is short-sighted NIMBYism

[ad_1] At my job I need to stop and check daily to see if someone is deeply asleep or in an overdose situation. It has become instinctual, a part of my routine. And I hate it. Not the responsibility, but the commonplace of it — the need. But this is reality, London. Addiction isn’t easing its grip on our city. We’re in a chokehold and we need to wake up before we are overpowered. For close to a decade, I…

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Nar expands cooperation with ADA University (PHOTO)

[ad_1] On April 18, Nar and ADA University have agreed to expand their existing cooperation by signing a partnership agreement. The planned projects include cooperation with ADA University Fund, aiming to support students with the highest results; cooperation with ADA Innovations Center engaged in stimulating startup projects; provision of internship and career opportunities for students and graduates of ADA, and involvement of Nar employees in trainings held by the University’s career development programs. During the signing ceremony of the agreement,…

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Vienna Insurance Group annual result for 2017 confirmed a clear improvement in all key figures

[ad_1] The FINANCIAL — Vienna Insurance Group (VIG) has published its Group Annual Report for the financial year 2017 on 18 April 2018. This confirmed the preliminary figures published earlier on 22 March 2018. At the same time, VIG is also making its first sustainability report available online. The Supervisory Board has approved the Managing Board’s proposal for a dividend of EUR 0.90 per share. Solvency ratio further increased Premium volume increased to around EUR 9.4…

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Why Religion Is The Solution To The Commonwealth’s Problems

[ad_1] This week, over fifty Heads of Government from around the Commonwealth of Nations have descended on London for the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM). The meeting’s agenda will have these leaders focusing on trade, security, democracy and climate change. Just one short week to ponder some of the greatest issues that we share – but also the opportunity to bring about change together. But as I ponder the meeting’s agenda, I can’t help but feel that they’re…

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Global Electric Wheelchair Market 2018 Industry Key Players, Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2023 – Corporate Social Responsibility News Today

[ad_1] Global Electric Wheelchair Market 2018 Industry Key Players, Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2023 – Corporate Social Responsibility News Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for global professionals · Wednesday, April 18, 2018 · 442,821,382 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences [ad_2] Source link

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Buy a pencil, educate a child: British firms boost…

[ad_1] By Reuters Published: 15:42 EDT, 18 April 2018 | Updated: 15:42 EDT, 18 April 2018 By Lee Mannion LONDON, April 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A campaign to boost British businesses with a social mission has attracted major names, from banking to pharmaceuticals, but is far from its goal of channelling 1 billion pounds ($1.4 billion) into the sector by 2020, its founders said on Wednesday. Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson, consulting firm PwC and Santander bank have signed…

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The Niger Delta Question And 2030 Sustainable Agenda.

[ad_1] For the 2030 sustainable agenda to succeed, says the United Nation, partnership and collaboration must be given a disciplined attention. This world body further stated that the scale and ambition of this agenda calls for smart partnerships, collaborations, ecosystem thinking, co-creation and alignment of various intervention efforts by the public and private sectors and civil society While this ideology which is targeted at ending poverty and promoting peace and justice is implicitly canvassed at the global stage, the part…

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Sokoto communities receive N7m worth of cement

[ad_1] Cement bags The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) on Wednesday donated 2, 040 bags of cement worth N7 million to 68 communities in Wamakko Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State. Presenting the items, the company’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Alhaji Sada Suleiman, said the gesture was part of its corporate social responsibility programme. He said the gesture was also aimed at assisting community development associations to facilitate execution of development projects in their respective communities. Suleiman said the…

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Dell EMC turns ocean plastic into packaging – Cebu Daily News

[ad_1] WHEN you unbox the highly-rated XPS 13 2-in-1 you will find packaging made of recycled ocean-bound plastics, the product of a key project that is part of the Dell EMC Legacy of Good global corporate initiative. Dell EMC collects plastics from beaches and waterways and recycles these into product packaging, a first for the industry, the company said. Dell EMC will turn eight tons of ocean-bound plastic into packaging this year, with a target of using 10 times that…

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Dysfunction and infighting cripple labor agency

[ad_1] It’s hardly new for politicians to wrangle over the National Labor Relations Board. This time, though, partisan warfare has penetrated the agency itself. | Jon Elswick/AP Photo A federal agency that regulates labor unions is engaged in something close to civil war as political appointees, career bureaucrats and its inspector general battle one another. The agency is the National Labor Relations Board, created in 1935 to promote collective bargaining and adjudicate disputes between businesses and workers. An independent agency…

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Bringing Indonesia’s Democratic Transition to the Workplace

[ad_1] Workers sort shrimp for processing at the PT Kelola Mina Laut seafood-processing facility in Gresik, East Java, Indonesia, October 6, 2016. (Antara Foto/ Zabur Karuru / via Reuters) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Support Progressive Journalism The Nation is reader supported: Chip in $10 or more to help us continue to write about the issues that matter. Fight Back! Sign…

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GE14 will not have negative impact on national economy: Mohd Irwan

[ad_1] KAMPAR: The 14th General Elections (GE14), will not impact the national economy, rather, it will strengthen economic growth. Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah said this was due to the belief of various parties, including foreign investors, that the present government would continue to govern the country, which gave them the confidence to continue investing in Malaysia. “So, foreign investors are very confident with the (Malaysian) stock market. The ringgit is strengthening and oil prices rising,…

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Custodian and Allied Grows Profit to N7.3bn, Declares 32k Final Dividend

[ad_1] Custodian and Allied Plc, a non-bank financial institution with investments in life and non-life insurance, pension fund administration, trusteeship and property holding businesses, has announced its audited result for the year ended 31st December 2017. The group’s revenue rose from N38.551 billion to N43.052 billion in 2017. Operating expenses stood at 29.988 billion, compared with N25.899 billion in 2016. Profit before tax improved from N7.89 billion to N8.933 billion, while profit after tax rose by 37 per cent from…

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