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SEOUL, South Korea-Monday 17 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Seoul Global Challenge (hereinafter called "SGC") 2019-2020, hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and organized by Seoul Business Agency (SBA) aimed at finding innovative solutions to urban problems by inviting global innovators, culminated with the awards ceremony on the 6th, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Government.

The subject of the 1st SGC was “Proposals on reducing fine dust levels in the Seoul Subway.” The Challenge brought together 106 companies from all parts of the world, including the United States, France, and Japan as well as Korea, who introduced their products for competition in three categories -- tunnel, platform, and train.

The solutions selected as finalists were installed in the Seoul Subway to test their effectiveness in reducing fine dust levels.

As a result, three teams were selected as winners with the most ... Read more »

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The Western Union Company and Western Union Foundation Offer Matching Pledge of up to USD $500K

Worldwide Fundraising for Supplies, Equipment and Frontline Medical Treatment

 

DENVER-Monday 17 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Western Union (NYSE: WU) a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation announced a USD $1M global matching challenge to help fight COVID-19 (coronavirus) and for relief in China and other affected countries. The combined Western Union and Western Union Foundation match will be up to USD $500,000.

The Western Union Foundation is accepting contributions from Western Union employees, Agents, customers, and the public, across the globe between now and April 14, 2020. The aid will be pledged to local and global NGOs, including Give2Asia and International Medical Corps* for ongoing relief efforts in China and other impacted nations throughout the ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Monday 17 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved a new world record in electricity Customer Minutes Lost (CML) per year. DEWA recorded 1.86 minutes, in Dubai, compared to around 15 minutes recorded by leading electricity companies in the European Union. This is a new addition to DEWA’s record of international achievements in electricity and water services.

“At DEWA, we work according to the vision and directives of our leadership to provide a robust infrastructure according to the highest international standards. We continuously work to enhance the capacity and efficiency of transmission and distribution networks to provide electricity and water services according to the highest standards of reliability, availability, efficiency, and sustainability. This is to meet the growing demand for energy and water and keep pace with Dubai’s urban and economic plans,” said HE S ... Read more »

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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates-Monday 17 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah won three awards at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) Innovation Awards. The awards were held to recognize medical institutions that work towards offering quality healthcare solutions to their patients.

The hospital bagged the second spot under the category of “Most Innovative Hospital,” second position for a hospital with the “Most Innovative Physician,” and stood second in the “Most Innovative Nurse and Midwife division.” Over the years, the hospital has demonstrated some of their notable innovations in engaging staff that has helped remarkably improve their quality of services.

Speaking on the achievement, Prasanth Manghat CEO and Executive Director, NMC Health Plc. said, “Innovation is not only about technology, it is about creating simple and sustainable ways to make our services safer, effective, timely, e ... Read more »

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Two winners were selected by a panel of experts that included Mr. Tommy Hilfiger, Daniel Grieder, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe, and Noor Tagouri, Journalist, Activist and Speaker

AMSTERDAM.-Saturday 15 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces Apon Wellbeing and A Beautiful Mess as winners of the 2019 Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge. More than 400 applications were received for the second edition of the global program, which aims to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses developing solutions that promote inclusive and positive change in fashion.

“At Tommy Hilfiger, we’re committed to wasting nothing and welcoming all. From start to finish, I have been inspired by this talented group of social entrepreneurs whose innovations are making the fashion landscape more sustainable and inclusive,” said Tommy Hilfiger. “I am pro ... Read more »

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