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10 African Nations to Benefit from Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, 100 Million Meals Ramadan Campaign DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday 22 April 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Low-income families and individuals in 10 African countries including Uganda, Ghana, Angola, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Egypt, Somalia, Kenya, Mauritania, and Tanzania, will receive food parcels throughout the holy month of Ramadan, as part of the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign...

MSCI Announces Strategic Alliance With Royalty Pharma to Launch Life Sciences Indexes -Thursday 22 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today its collaboration with Royalty Pharma plc (Nasdaq: RPRX), the largest buyer of biopharmaceutical royalties and a leading funder of...

The Climate Pledge Announces More Than 100 Signatories Committed to Achieving Net-Zero Carbon by 2040 or Sooner -Thursday 22 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Amazon and Global Optimism announced that more than 100 companies have now signed The Climate Pledge. Among the 52 new signatories joining The Climate Pledge today are well-known brands including Alaska Airlines, Colgate-Palmolive, HEINEKEN, PepsiCo, Telefónica, and...

ISACA Offers New Certification for Upskilling and Cross-skilling in Emerging Technologies -Thursday 22 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Emerging technologies are essential to digital transformation and business progress—whether it is blockchain used in supply chains and in the financial industry or artificial intelligence in driving efficiency across sectors. IT professionals seeking to boost their skillset...

Unifrax Introduces FlexCat™, a New Custom High-Performance Specialty Catalyst Material -Thursday 22 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Unifrax, the leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, today introduced FlexCat™ by Unifrax, a new high-surface area flexible media designed to provide enhanced catalyst effectiveness with increased yield using fewer raw materials. For use in fuel cells,...

Visa Deepens Global Commitment to Environmental Sustainability with Pledge to Reach Net-zero Emissions by 2040 -Thursday 22 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, announced today a new global commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2040, and that the company achieved carbon neutrality across its operations in 2020.i Visa also outlined plans to become a climate positive...

Marketing Automation Platform WebEngage Featured in the Financial Times Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies 2021 List -Thursday 22 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- WebEngage, a full-stack Marketing Automation company, has been recognized by Financial Times as one of Asia-Pacific’s top 500 high-growth companies, debuting in the list at rank 206 to emerge as a rapidly-growing company. The report compiled in partnership with Nikkei...

OAG Metis to Power Flight Information Innovation -Thursday 22 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OAG, the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, today announced the launch of OAG Metis, its new game-changing technology platform. Powered by Microsoft Azure and Snowflake, the platform will enable customers to scale confidently, adapt and innovate. OAG...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Gatik -Thursday 22 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Gatik, the industry leader in automating on-road transportation networks for B2B middle mile logistics. Gatik uses Velodyne’s lidar sensors as a key part of a fully redundant sensor...

SHINE, Phoenix merger focused on advancing fusion technology -Thursday 22 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SHINE Medical Technologies LLC and Phoenix LLC today announced that the companies have completed a merger under which Phoenix has become a wholly owned subsidiary of SHINE. SHINE is a next-generation nuclear technology company focused on unlocking the power of fusion...

Deel, the Leading Platform for Global Hiring and Payments, Raises $156m Reaching Unicorn Status -Thursday 22 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Deel, the international payroll company shattering hiring barriers worldwide, announced today that it has raised $156 million in Series C funding led by the YC Continuity Fund and has welcomed Ali Rowghani to its board. The round was co-led by existing investors Andreessen...

Australia Flexes Muscle in Talent War with Newest Immigration Program -Wednesday 21 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The global battle for talent supercharged by the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating, with Australia sending out strong signals that it intends to succeed with its latest immigration offering under the Australia Global Business and Talent Attraction Taskforce. Under...

Take ‘VOW’ to Protect All Humanity: ‘Vaccinate Our World!’ -Wednesday 21 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the vast majority of countries tragically behind in securing enough—or for some, even any—COVID-19 vaccines for their citizens, it is painfully clear that the world needs an urgent and innovative call to action to have a real chance at defeating the global pandemic....

MSCI Calls on Capital to Lead the Net-Zero Revolution -Wednesday 21 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Addressing climate change will require the largest reconstruction of the global economy since the Industrial Revolution, according to a report published today by MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global...

Global Leaders of Nationwide Public Warning Systems Join Everbridge COVID-19: Road to Recovery (R2R) Executive Summit to... -Wednesday 21 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management (CEM), today announced the addition of senior global public warning experts to speak at its Spring 2021 COVID-19: Road to Recovery (R2R). The virtual leadership summit, taking place May 26-27, will...

Sale of 60.5% of ENGIE EPS by ENGIE to TCC: ENGIE EPS to Become NHOA -Wednesday 21 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News: ENGIE has announced the signing of a Sale Purchase Agreement with Taiwanese company TCC for its 60.5% stake in the share capital of ENGIE EPS (Paris:EPS). TCC, with an over $10 billion market capitalization, is one of the pre-eminent industrial groups in...

Technology Innovation Institute’s Secure Systems Research Centre Partners with World-leading Universities across... -Wednesday 21 April 2021  

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that its Secure Systems Research Centre (SSRC) has partnered with Khalifa University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Tampere University and...

Tradeweb Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program -Wednesday 21 April 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, today announced it has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative’s Partners Program, a global movement seeking to mobilise bond markets for...

Amazon Invests in Nine New Renewable Energy Projects in Canada, the U.S., Spain, Sweden, and the UK and Becomes... -Wednesday 21 April 2021

Amazon is now the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy globally and in Europe with 206 projects around the world, enough to power millions of homes a year With more than 2.5 GW of capacity in Europe, and 8.5 GW of renewable energy capacity globally, Amazon is on a path to 100%...

Robinhood – Trading Platform That Brings Attention -Wednesday 21 April 2021

Robinhood focuses namely on retail investors who account for 20 percent of the daily volume of trades according to data. In the first quarter of 2020, the number of new accounts increased by unbelievable 3 million. Robinhood’s commission-free trading attracted 13 million users also thanks to...