CGIAR scientist at WorldFish honoured for her nutrition-centred research innovation in fish and aquatic food systems that has improved the nutrition and health for millions of the world’s most vulnerable.

15 September 2021, Penang, MALAYSIA – Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, was named the recipient of the 2021 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award for her pioneering nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquatic food systems, in both fisheries and aquaculture, that ​​honor local, culturally appropriate solutions to improve the nutrition, health and development of children and mothers across Asia, Africa …

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 …

Everything-as-a-Service: New Report Shows Transforming the Way World Consumes Can Help Achieve 1.5°C Climate Target

Key Findings:– Everything as a Service moves companies and consumers away from linear consumption to circular models of production and use–  Four building blocks are key to accelerating the transition to this circular model Transition to XAAS already happening:Rolls-Royce, Michelin, ShareNow, Signify, CWS and TRUMPF’s have successfully implemented XAAS models LONDON/MUNICH – Transforming our current consumption …

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 …

Apply to be the BRITISH High Commissioner to India for a day

The British High Commission invites applications from Indian women aged 18-23 for a chance to head the diplomatic mission for a day. The pan-India competition is being organised to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. To apply to be ‘High Commissioner for a Day’, applicants must record and upload a one-minute video on …

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 …