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Humanitarian aid alone is not enough to address hunger, says new Vice President of UN agency IFAD

Rome, 3 August 2020 – We are failing in our response to increasing hunger levels by focusing predominantely on humanitarian aid,  said Dominik Ziller, the new Vice President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) who took office today. “We know that COVID-19 is going to dramatically increase hunger and poverty, particularly in rural …

ArcelorMittal reports second quarter 2020 and half year 2020 results

Luxembourg, July 30, 2020 – ArcelorMittal (referred to as “ArcelorMittal” or the “Company”) (MT (New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Luxembourg), MTS (Madrid)), the world’s leading integrated steel and mining company, today announced results1 for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2020 Highlights: Health and safety: Protecting the health and wellbeing of employees remains the …

66% of active job seekers will increase their time spent on job search: LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index

Overall confidence of the workforce up two points, as economy reboots India, July 28, 2020: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today announced the findings of the seventh edition of the Workforce Confidence Index, a fortnightly pulse on the confidence of the Indian workforce. Based on the survey responses of 1,303 professionals in India, findings …

IMPLICATIONS OF AI ON THE INDIAN ECONOMY: REPORT LAUNCH BY ICRIER, GOOGLE AND NASSCOM

New Delhi, July 27th2020: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) along with ICRIER, one of India’s leading think tanks and Google launched their research findings from the study titled “Implications of AI on the Indian Economy.” India’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) moment is truly here and now. The transformational potential of AI stems …

INDIAN SaaS LANDSCAPE GROWING AT ~1.5X FASTER THAN GLOBAL SaaS: NASSCOM Report in Partnership with SaaSBOOMi and Zinnov

New Delhi, 23 July 2020: As India continues to take swift steps towards digitalization, it is also witnessing the rise of new SaaS verticals and segments backed by strategic partnerships. To chart out the imperatives to make India a “Global SaaS Hub”, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) in partnership with SaaSBOOMi …

June 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2020, a 7.0% decrease compared to June 2019. Due to the ongoing difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of this month’s figures are estimates that may be revised with next month’s production …