“I wish to be a torchbearer of your values”

Mrinalini Bondyopadhyay (Daughter of Srikumar Bondyopadhyay, the financial journalist, who is no more to hold her hand, writes he may not have prepared her for his early departure, but he has been an experience sharing dad — an invaluable beacon for life) Wikihow should really have a tutorial on how to start writing about the person, who …

Farewell, my smiling friend

Srikumar Bandyopadhyay

Srikumar Bondyopadhyay, one of the finest financial journalists in Kolkata, passed away on Friday. Loved and respected by many for his professional dedication and caring nature, Srikumar has acquired a band of followers and admirers in the past three decades. A student of economics, he specialised in banking, finance and investments, and created a niche …

The stakeholder capitalism revolution is well underway

Multi-stakeholder demands for transparency on sustainability impacts can’t be ignored Amsterdam, 8 February 2022 – What does adopting ‘stakeholder capitalism’ really mean, and why should companies be accountable for their impacts on society and the environment, and not only the interests of investors? These key issues are addressed in Towards stakeholder capitalism: how we can …

EIB provides €250 million to support COVID-19 immunisation in Bangladesh

The EIB will provide €250 million to strengthen Bangladesh’s healthcare system and support immunisation against COVID-19 This is the first operation allocated under the EIB’s €425 million South Asia Public Healthcare COVID-19 programme; the loan is covered by EU guarantees The European Investment Bank (EIB), the bank of the European Union and the largest multilateral …

German Design Awards 2022: announcement of “Newcomer of the Year” and “Personality of the Year”, and exhibition at Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, 24 January 2022 The German Design Awards are celebrating their tenth anniversary this year and being accompanied by a campaign focusing on the theme of “How Designers Think”. An exhibition at Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt from 11 to 27 February 2022 will show the winners of the various categories in the …

UN Secretary-General Calls on Private Sector to Help Developing Countries with Post-Pandemic Recovery

António Guterres urges governments, the private sector and international financial institutions to work together to build up private investment in low-income countries and rebuild economies Manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies can ensure vaccine equity by supporting the local production of tests and treatments, sharing know-how and technology The global financial system needs to be redesigned to …

First Quantum Computing Guidelines Launched as Investment Booms

From bits to qubits, quantum science promises to disrupt the future of business, science and government as billions are invested across the public and private sector A new Insight Report presents best-practice governance principles to guide future design and adoption as investment boomed. It is critical to address ethical concerns well before commercialization and set standards now to …