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Euronext Vigeo names Xerox One of Top 50 US Tech Companies for Sustainability, Citizenship

United States : Euronext Vigeo names Xerox One of Top 50 US Tech Companies for Sustainability, Citizenship Jun 23, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) — Xerox Corporation has been named to the Euronext Vigeo index: U.S. 50; the 50 most advanced technology companies in the United States. The Euronext Vigeo index recognizes companies who do business in Europe for achieving the most advanced environmental, social and governance performances. Euronext is the primary stock exchange in the Eurozone, operating four…

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‘Our packaged way of life creates growing mountains of waste’

While dire images of plastic in water bodies and open piles of garbage pop up with alarming regularity, there are no proper systems in place in India. Namita Devidayal speaks to Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey, authors of Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India. Excerpts: Why did Indians start generating so much waste? This was certainly not the case in the 1960s. The growing production and use of consumer goods after ‘liberalisation’ in 1991 is the reason.…

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It’s not easy spending N40m monthly on power generation – Gulabi, MD, Jubilee Syringe :: Bestnaira.com

    By Dapo Akinrefon Engr. Zubeyir Gulabi is the Managing Director, Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing Company. In this interview, he explains the challenges and prospects facing the manufacturing of syringe in Nigeria. He also shares how Jubilee Syringe has assisted the host community in Akwa Ibom State and the assistance the state government has given the company. Excerpts: Zubeyir Gulabi How have you been sourcing power for your factory? Is it self-sourced or government sourced? Here we are running two…

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VAG and NLA strike a deal to streamline lotto operations

By Amadu Sanah, GNA Accra, June 23, GNA – The National Lottery Authority (NLA) and the Veterans Administration of Ghana (VAG) had struck a deal aimed to streamline lotto operations. Under this, NLA would officially take over the VAG lottery and in return the latter is going to receive monthly cash payment of GH¢120,000.00 for the upkeep of retired soldiers. The Authority, additionally, would be providing vehicles to the Veterans Administration every seven years and to also build a sports…

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Jardiance® reduced risk of kidney disease progression in adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular (CV) disease independent of control of conventional CV risk factors

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company LLY, -0.17% today announced findings from two new analyses of the landmark EMPA-REG OUTCOME [®] trial, presented at the 78 [th] American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions [®] . Results include a post-hoc analysis demonstrating consistent effects for Jardiance [®] versus placebo on…

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IYSA Josh Football Academy – A community-based football programme standing out among the crowd | Soccer

It has been 18 years now since Arup Das founded the Indian Youth Soccer Association (IYSA) in New Delhi. Back then, the non-profit organization was founded to promote the sport of football among young children in the national capital. Arup, a certified C-License coach, was working under a British coach at the academy of Shri Ram School in Gurgaon when the idea to conduct football leagues for young kids was conceived. Soon, the non-profit organization was organizing U7, U9, U11…

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Digital innovation and investment in youth key to economic take-off

By SIMON NJUGUNA A monthly inflight magazine this month features an inspiring story of a young Kenyan who is transforming education and learning in great bounds through innovative technology. The interactive tool he has developed brings a whole new experience to the way pupils and teachers source for, share and reproduce knowledge in an instant through desktops, tablets or mobile phones. Starting off a few years back with a small number of students, the app has achieved a digital scale-up…

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Gweru receives fire tender from Mimosa – Tell Zimbabwe

Tinaani Nyabereka. GWERU – Platinum miner, Mimosa has donated a 5 000-litre fire tender to City of Gweru as party of efforts to strengthen the municipality’s capacity to fight fire-related disasters. Speaking at the official commissioning of the tender, the Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs, Owen Ncube praised Mimosa for its commitment to corporate social responsibility. “I am glad to officially hand over to City of Gweru this fire tender coming from our all-weather friend Mimosa. I would…

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FlexJobs & Dell Embrace the Future of Work: Come Together to Promote Remote and Flexible Work Opportunities

Dell just-released 2018 CSR Report highlights their commitment to remote and flexible work; features video with FlexJobs CEO BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) June 22, 2018 Remote work has grown 115% since 2005, and thousands of companies are actively recruiting more remote workers to join their workforces. The business benefits of remote work for companies are numerous: remote work can increase worker productivity, drive employee efficiency, boost morale, reduce employee turnover, decrease real estate costs and overhead, lead to greater employee engagement,…

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Five Rivers communities get 6,134 hybrid oil palm seedlings from Total – Punch Newspapers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt As part of its corporate social responsibility, oil giant, Total Exploration Nigeria Limited, has handed over 6,134 super hybrid oil palm seedlings to 50 farmers from five communities in Rivers State. The five communities, who received the seedlings under the New Palm Oil Scheme for grassroots farmers in OML 58, are Ahoada, Elele, Idu, Egi and Ama. Speaking while handing over the high producing seedlings to the beneficiaries in Elele, Ikwerre LGA, the Deputy Managing Director…

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Entries remain open for 2018 Windsor and Maidenhead Business Awards – Photo 1 of 1

Entries are still open for the Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards 2018. This week, the spotlight is on the Corporate Social Responsibility award, which is sponsored by the Royal Borough. A spokesman for the council said: “We are proud to sponsor the best CSR (corporate social responsibility) programme at the Maidenhead and Windsor Business Awards to highlight the important part that local businesses play in supporting the borough through the investment, people and vibrancy they bring to the area.” Last…

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Ketchum and its Clients Win 30 Lions at 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

CANNES, France, June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Leading global communications consultancy Ketchum was honored with 30 Cannes Lions for its work on behalf of its clients, including the Titanium Lion and Glass Lions Grand Prix for its work with Libresse’s “Blood Normal” campaign in partnership with AMV BBDO, Somesuch, Trim Editing, 750MPH, The Mill and Framestore. Considered one of the most coveted awards of the Cannes Lions, Titanium Lions celebrate game-changing campaigns that break new ground in branded communications through “provocative,…

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PPG Supports SAE International’s STEM Programs in Southeast Michigan and Ontario

PPG and the PPG Foundation have provided $60,000 in grant funding to support SAE’s award-winning A World In Motion® (AWIM) science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program to nearly 2,000 students throughout suburbs of Detroit, Michigan, and Toronto, Ontario. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) June 22, 2018 PPG and the PPG Foundation have provided $60,000 in grant funding to support SAE’s award-winning A World In Motion® (AWIM) science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program to nearly 2,000 students throughout suburbs of Detroit,…

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Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, Secretary of State for Rhode Island Nellie Gorbea, and Other Latino Leaders Recognized in The Alumni Society’s Class of 2018

The Alumni Society released its fourth annual Class of 2018, which includes Ellen Ochoa, Nellie Gorbea, Jorge Casimiro, and twenty-two more high-achieving Latino Leaders. NEW YORK (PRWEB) June 22, 2018 The Alumni Society announced its fourth annual Class of 2018 ahead of its 2018 Leadership Summit: New York. The annual Class highlights twenty-five high-achieving Latino business leaders, entrepreneurs, and influencers in the Alumni Society network. This year’s Class selection includes many prominent Latinos and Latinas: Ellen Ochoa, veteran astronaut and…

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Sands for Singapore Charity Festival

Jun 22, 2018 (3BL Media via COMTEX) — SOURCE:Las Vegas Sands Marina Bay Sands (MBS) held its fifth annual Sands for Singapore Charity Festival in 2017 with overall results again surpassing previous years’ efforts. A primary initiative for Sands Cares in Singapore, the week-long festival raised S$3.9 million (USD $2.8 million) for local community charities and welcomed more than 20,000 visitors to its various events. Since 2013, Sands for Singapore has raised more than S$20 million (USD $14.7 million). Funds…

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Despite & Special Group Organizes Blood Donation Exercise & Health Fair On June 30 | General News

Despite & Special Group of Companies, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, is organizing their annual blood donation exercise to help restock the national blood bank. This year’s exercise will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the El-Wark Sports Stadium at 6 am. There will also be a Health Fair which will include health screening activities such as blood donation, breast screening, eye testing and prostrate care among other health checks for the general public. This event…

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