WorldFish scientist Shakuntala Thilsted receives award for her influential research on nutrition, fish and aquatic food systems

DES MOINES, October, 21, 2021 – Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, received today the 2021 World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research, critical insights and landmark innovations in developing nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquatic food systems, including fisheries and aquaculture, and integrated food production from land and water. …

Digitally Mature Businesses in Asia-Pacific Expanding Digital Infrastructure 4x Faster Than Pre-Pandemic Levels

Mumbai is forecast to lead India with the highest interconnection bandwidth of 111 Tbps India, October19, 2021 – The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI Vol. 5), an annual market study published by Equinix, reveals that the pandemic has forced economies into digital overdrive, with digital leaders, businesses who were already implementing a digital-first strategy, moving four times …

Critical Decarbonization Technologies Need at Least “10x” Investment to Hit Zero Emission Targets

Innovative, early-stage technologies like hydrogen-based fuels, carbon capture and bioenergy are in urgent need of funding to scale globally and help organizations hit zero emission targets Experts from over 50 financial institutions, including banks, insurers, and asset managers, and the public sector, have come together to develop financing blueprints and policies to mobilize investment in …

worldsteel elects new officers and welcomes new members

13 October 2021 Brussels, Belgium The Board of Members of the World Steel Association (worldsteel) has elected the following Executive Board of Directors for the 2021/2022 period. The individuals on the Executive Board of Directors will hold office for one year: Chairman – Sajjan JINDAL, JSW Steel Limited Vice-Chairman – YU Yong, HBIS Group Co., Ltd. …

“Go Green for Environmental Sustainability: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of The Theory and Applications”, edited by Dr Xavier Savarimuthu SJ, Dr Usha Rao and Dr Mark Reynolds launched.

The term “Jesuit” is used, almost as a synonym for the spread of education, of academic enlightenment, to the extent that its usage is often shorn of the spiritual aspect that the religious order stands for. Such has been the success of these “Soldiers of God” in spreading the light dispelling the darkness of ignorance, …

CEOs to World Leaders: Now is the Time for Trade Reform

The trading system must adapt to address new concerns of global resiliency, sustainability and inclusivity Nearly 30 CEOs and Chairpersons from five continents called on world leaders to rise above geopolitical tensions and re-engage on trade reform Greater ambition is needed ahead of first WTO ministerial in four years to deliver on meaningful reforms Advancing …

World E World Economic Forum Plans 2022 Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting to take place on 17-21 January 2022 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme Working Together, Restoring Trust. The foremost business, government and civil society leaders to convene in person to address economic, environmental, political and social fault lines exacerbated by the pandemic. The meeting will focus on accelerating stakeholder …