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Accenture Collaborates with the Museum of Art & Photography to Apply Artificial Intelligence to Art Appreciation

Develops India’s first AI-enabled conversational digital persona to promote art BANGALORE, India; December 2, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP), one of India’s largest private art museums, have collaborated to create an immersive digital experience to engage art enthusiasts.  Accenture Labs, through its Tech4Good initiative, combined advanced technologies …

Caribbean coral reefs under siege from aggressive algae

Baltimore, MD—Human activity endangers coral health around the world. A new algal threat is taking advantage of coral’s already precarious situation in the Caribbean and making it even harder for reef ecosystems to grow. Just-published research in Scientific Reports details how an aggressive, golden-brown, crust-like alga is rapidly overgrowing shallow reefs, taking the place of …

New Steel Industry Engineering Program Will Demonstrate Steel Architectures for MaaS Vehicles

12 November 2020 Brussels, Belgium WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association, announced today a new vehicle engineering program, Steel E-Motive.  The new programwill demonstrate the benefits of steel for global Mobility as a Service (MaaS), characterized by fully connected and autonomous electric vehicles. “Steel E-Motive follows a long history of steel industry collaboration and commitment …

PENETRATION OF MOBILE PHONES HIGHER THAN GLASSES IN INDIA, ONLY 50% OF POPULATION WHO NEEDS IT ACTUALLY WEAR THEM – SAYS EXPERTS AT ASSOCHAM’S ‘ILLNESS TO WELLNESS’ SERIES

The expert panel of leading ophthalmologists was holding a discussion at the ninth edition of the series themed – Eye Health Care and Online Practices During COVID-19 Suggest working for 20 minutes before a screen and then taking a 20 second break to not get affected by Computer Vision Syndrome India conducts more cataract surgeries …

Geological Survey of India chalks out plan to mitigate impact of natural calamities during the pandemic period

Mumbai, 13th October 2020– India, like other countries is grappling with Covid-19 pandemic, with exponentially increasing contagion. Adequate preparedness in such health and related infrastructure is never wasteful, because the same can always be used during other disasters – whether natural or human-influenced, or any similar health pandemic of the future. Geological Survey of India …

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Top Global Companies Take Action on Universal ESG Reporting

Benchmarking sustainable business performance is now easier with a universal set of ‘stakeholder capitalism metrics’ including environmental, social and governance (ESG) indicators and disclosures for financial markets, investors and society  The metrics will help companies demonstrate long-term value creation and their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), marking a milestone in the implementation of …

Climate Heat Maps Show How Hot It Could Get for Today’s Tweens

•    New EarthTime visualization shows worst-case scenario by 2100, within the life expectancy of today’s tweens, children between 10 and 12 years old.   •    Released at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit, the visualization shows record temperature rises in the US, India and across South Asia for longer periods of time•    Limiting the …