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INTRAPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP IS ENABLING GCCS TO TRANSITION INTO INNOVATION HUBS AND COEs : NASSCOM REPORT

Availability of digital talent, maturity of the startup, supportive government policies, and peer-GCC eco-system are among the major drivers for the GCC growth in the country New Delhi, 15 September 2021: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), in association with Zinnov, has today launched its report titled ‘GCC India Landscape: 2021 & …

Refinitiv Announces the 2021 D&I Index Top 100 Most Diverse & Inclusive Organizations Globally

Today we announced the 2021 Top 100 most diverse and inclusive organizations globally as ranked by the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Index. The index ratings are informed by Refinitiv’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data, designed to transparently and objectively measure the relative performance of close to 11,000 companies representing 80%+ of global market cap …

Strengthening health emergency security systems top priority: WHO

Kathmandu, 9 September 2021 – The World Health Organization and Member countries of South-East Asia Region discussed further strengthening health emergency security systems to effectively respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for future health emergencies. “The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges. No country globally was prepared enough to deal with an emergency of …

What’s the future for quantum computing? Experts explain

Almost $1 billion will be invested in quantum computing over the next year. Can the technology really will transform industries, address societal problems, and improve privacy, as its proponents say? Watch the World Economic Forum’s issue briefing to hear from experts on the real outlook for quantum computing and how policy makers and businesses are approaching …

Agroecology can address food systems failures – new IFAD report

Rome, 8 September 2021 – In its first comprehensive assessment of agroecology, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today that 60 percent of its projects use practices from this holistic approach to sustainable agricultural production. The organisation recommends it as one effective way to transform food systems to address rising hunger, malnutrition, climate …

Somaiya Vidyavihar announces Darwin 2021 to promote Cutting Edge Biology to bio-enthusiasts worldwide

Mumbai, September 08, 2021: Darwin, an International Conference and One of India’s Biggest Evolutionary Movements in Biology, introduces its third edition with a lineup of various events. An initiative of Somaiya Vidyavihar, the international conference is organised by Bioriidl, an extension of Research Innovation Incubation Design Laboratory (riidl), a not for profit organisation under Somaiya Trust. …

FRAI Supports ‘Halla Bol’ Campaign Proposed by Small Retailers Against the Oppression of Traders by E-Commerce Giants

Appeals government for early roll-out of e-commerce rules New Delhi, 07 September 2021: Federation of Retailer Association of India (FRAI), a representative body of 4 crore micro, small and medium retailers, with Retail Associations from across the country as members of the Federation, has announced its support for ‘Halla Bol’ national campaign initiated by small …

Nick Foulkes appointed President of the GPHG Jury

Geneva, September 6, 2021 –The Foundation of the GPHG (Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève) is delighted and honoured to announce the appointment of Nick Foulkes as President of the Jury for the 2021 edition, thereby accentuating the international reach of the GPHG. Historian, writer and journalist, Nicholas Foulkes is an internationally recognized authority on culture, …