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XPRIZE and Musk Foundation Name 23 Winners in Five Million Dollar Carbon Removal Student Competition LOS ANGELES -Thursday 11 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges, today announced that 23 student-led teams have won the $5M Carbon Removal Student Competition. The award program, which is part of the $100...

Experian Finds 25 Percent Increase in Online Activity Since Covid-19 -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The pandemic-accelerated increase in digital transactions is here to stay and businesses must continue to transform their operations as they head into 2022. According to Experian’s latest Global Insights Report, there has been a 25 percent increase in online activity since...

The Coca-Cola Company Names WPP as Global Marketing Network Partner; Also Appoints Complementary Media Partner -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today named WPP as Global Marketing Network Partner to play a key role in executing a new marketing model that is built to drive long-term growth for the entire company’s portfolio of brands across more than 200 countries and...

BAI Announces 2021 Global Innovation Award Finalists -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BAI announced the finalists for the 11th Annual 2021 BAI Global Innovation Awards, the industry’s prestigious awards program that celebrates new and innovative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide. The 2021 BAI Global Innovation Awards finalists...

Business leaders and employees disagree significantly on future of work, reveals new research from NTT -Wednesday 10 November 2021

79% of organizations believe employees prefer to work in an office – but just 39% of employees would prefer to work from an office full time CEOs 41% more likely than operations staff to be satisfied with their organization’s employee experience capabilities 57% of employees will...

Andersen Global Expands Into the Philippines -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues to add depth to its footprint in Asia through a Collaboration Agreement with Philippines-based law firm Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia. The full-service firm operates with 23 Partners and more than 160 professionals serving local and international...

KLEVV Reveals New DDR5 Standard and Gaming Memory -Wednesday 10 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)--KLEVV, an emerging memory brand introduced by Essencore, today announced the latest addition to its lineup of computer memory upgrades with new DDR5 memory series, including DDR5 standard memory and signature DDR5 series of overclocking/gaming RGB memory. KLEVV DDR5 memory...

Patronus Wealth Privé (DIFC) Limited expands in Dubai -Wednesday 10 November 2021

Rom Atapattu, Founder and Senior Executive Officer of Patronus Wealth Privé (DIFC) Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Meynet as Chief Investment Officer. Olivier comes to Patronus Wealth Privé (DIFC) with a vast array of experience and success in investment...

Greenstone wins award for “Best Brokerage Firm & Solutions Provider” at MEA Finance Banking and Finance... -Tuesday 9 November 2021

Greenstone Equity Partners, won the award for “Best Brokerage Firm & Solutions Provider” at the MEA Finance Banking and Finance Awards 2021.   The MEA Finance Banking and Finance Awards are an independently judged annual event to recognise the region’s leading banks and financial...

Visa Announces the “Visa Eco Benefits” Sustainability Bundle to Empower Issuers to Meet Climate-Conscious... -Tuesday 9 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, announced today the launch of Visa Eco Benefits, a new package of sustainability-focused benefits for account issuers designed to enable and encourage their cardholders to engage in sustainable consumption behaviors....

Milliman and Akur8 Form Strategic Alliance to Bring Next Generation Pricing Capabilities to P&C Insurers, MGAs, and... -Tuesday 9 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Akur8, the next generation insurance pricing solution, and Milliman, a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, are pleased to announce a strategic alliance to empower property & casualty (non-life) insurance carriers, start-ups, and MGAs with next generation pricing...

Smiths Detection wins contract to supply Radiation Portal Monitors across the US to DHS Countering Weapons of Mass... -Tuesday 9 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) to provide 110 radiation portal...

Yokogawa Acquires Insilico Biotechnology, Developer of Innovative Bioprocess Digital Twin Technology -Tuesday 9 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that it has acquired all shares of Insilico Biotechnology AG (“Insilico”), a Stuttgart, Germany-based developer and provider of bioprocess software and services. Fostering the development of the bioeconomy is one of the...

Envision Digital and Bureau Veritas to Co-Develop Net Zero Innovations for Renewable Energy Generation and GHG Emissions... -Tuesday 9 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (“Envision Digital”), a Singapore-headquartered global Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) technology leader for net zero, and Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification, will jointly develop net...

Africa Finance Corporation Onboards All West African Countries as Members -Monday 8 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is delighted to welcome the Republic of Niger as its 33rd member state. The Corporation has now achieved 60% of countries of Africa as member states. “It is my pleasure to welcome the Republic of Niger as a member of AFC”, said Samaila...

Philip Morris International Announces Stamford Central Business District as Location of New Corporate Headquarters -Monday 8 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today announced that its new corporate headquarters will be located in the heart of Stamford, Connecticut, and is expected to open in summer 2022. The move is a notable component of PMI’s transformation to a smoke-free company...

Rhizen Pharmaceuticals AG Announces First Patient Dosing in a Phase I/Ib Study of Its Novel PARP Inhibitor (RP12146) in... -Saturday 6 November 2021

Rhizen Pharma commences dosing in a phase I/Ib trial to evaluate its novel PARP inhibitor (RP12146) in patients with advanced cancers. Rhizen indicated that RP12146 has comparable preclinical activity vis-à-vis approved PARP inhibitors and shows improved preclinical safety that it expects...

V.E, Part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, Provides Second Party Opinion on Ford’s Sustainable Financing Framework ... -Saturday 6 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, published today a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Ford’s Sustainable Financing Framework. The framework will govern Ford Motor Company and Ford Credit’s future bond issuances to finance environmental and social projects. “Bonds...

Empagliflozin shows consistent cardio-renal benefits in adults with heart failure with left ventricular ejection... -Saturday 6 November 2021  

- In a new sub-analysis of the landmark EMPEROR-Preserved® Phase III trial, empagliflozin reduced the combined relative risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure and slowed kidney function decline1 - Empagliflozin consistently improved outcomes across the full...

Visa’s Cybersource and IATA Help Airlines Take Off With New Efficiencies Through IATA Financial Gateway -Friday 5 November 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the airline industry works to bring customers back on board, it is simultaneously challenged with protecting passengers, brand and revenue. To expedite takeoff, today Visa’s (NYSE: V) global payment and fraud management platform, Cybersource, announced it has joined...