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Women entrepreneurs are solution multipliers in building an inclusive and sustainable future

NEW YORK & GENEVA-Friday 1 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Recognizing the intersecting relationship between climate change and gender inequality, on March 18 the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA) brought together senior representatives of its founding partners to discuss the key role of women entrepreneurship in leading the way on climate change adaptation, mitigation, and response, and how women entrepreneurs contribute as change-makers in creating a more sustainable and inclusive society for all.

The CSW event highlighted the critical importance of women entrepreneurship as a key driver in tackling climate change, the need to address structural and cultural barriers to women’s economic opportunity, and how to support women entrepreneurs as solutionaries to scale up and invest in innovative ideas. It also featured ways to accele ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Friday 1 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Relentless port congestion and rising freight costs are impacting heavily on global supply chains, with major disruption encountered in sectors such as fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical and agricultural exports.  The focus on larger container vessels serving a dwindling number of mega ports has limited the choices of shippers and receivers and created a rush to ship through traditional major gateway ports, leading to backlogs and displaced containers.

“There needs to be an effort to de-centralize cargo movement or at least reconsider the speed with which industry appears to be centralizing the distribution of goods”, Dave Casey, Group Chief Commercial Officer at Gulftainer, told industry leaders during a Cool Cargoes webcast discussing ‘Managing Congestion in a Relentlessly Disruptive Era’.

Casey, told a panel of industry leaders that whilst larger ports are ... Read more »

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Major Step Forward in Sustainability Includes Global Climate Risk Assessment

DULUTH, Ga.-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, this week released its 2021 Sustainability Report.

 “In 2020, we established AGCO’s sustainability strategy and have made meaningful progress in 2021 against our goals,” said Eric Hansotia, AGCO’s Chairman, President and CEO. “These early results have confirmed that our commitment to precision agriculture innovation places us on the right path to addressing sustainability.”

The report shares insights into our sustainability transformation as we drive action across our four strategic priorities of advancing soil health and soil carbon sequestration through smart solutions; decarbonizing our operations and products; elevating employee hea ... Read more »

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AJMAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The 6th Ajman International Environment Conference 2022, wrapped up its discussions yesterday with the announcement of a package of vital recommendations.

The conference was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, the Crown Prince, and Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, with local and international participation.

The experts discussed themes set out by the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman, under the slogan: The Future of Environmental Sustainability, at the Sheikh Zayed Center for Conferences and Exhibitions - Ajman University Exhibitions.

Khaled Moeen Al Hosani, Executive Director of the Public Health and Environment Sector at the Municipality and Planning Depa ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & MONROVIA, Republic of Liberia-Friday 1 April 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Framework Agreement is the next step in de-risking the world-class Guinean Nimba Iron Ore Project and moving the project closer to realization

HPX and the Government of Liberia have agreed a timetable for detailed negotiations and the implementation of a definitive Concession and Access Agreement for HPX’s infrastructure requirements

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ivanhoe Liberia and Société des Mines de Fer de Guinée (“SMFG”), the Liberian and Guinean subsidiary companies of High Power Exploration Inc (“HPX”), announced today that they have signed an amended and restated Framework Agreement with the Government of Liberia reaffirming the principles for HPX’s non-discriminatory access to critical Liberian rail and port infrastructure and identifying HPX’s requirements for the future evacuation of ore from the Guinean Nimba Iron Ore Project. The Fra ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, announced that Labcorp, a leading global life sciences company, has selected Medidata's technology platform to extend their 14-year partnership, the foundation of their initiative to co-develop digital biomarkers and expand the use and functionality of decentralized clinical trials.

“Our relationship with Medidata is built on using their core technologies to enhance our clinical trial portfolio and continue to expand our decentralized clinical trial offerings,” said Bill Hanlon, PhD, chief scientific officer and president of Clinical Therapeutic and Regulatory Sciences, Labcorp Drug Development. “Our work to advance sensor and digital biomarker usage in clinical research can help accelerate patient care while providing valuable information to study sponsors.”

Labcorp Drug Development has developed its offerings on Medidata techn ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Health Bank (THB) Global and Cedars-Sinai are proud to announce a collaboration to implement global standards of excellence in areas of patient-centered care delivery. The collaboration covers telehealth services, faculty and expert speaking events, joint consultancy services in hospital management and operations, and patient referral services between the two organizations.

Mr. Raza Jafar, on behalf of THB Global and Heitham Hassoun, MD, Vice President and Medical Director of Cedars-Sinai International, jointly hosted an event in Dubai at the US Pavilion of Expo 2020 to inaugurate this collaboration.

“Our collaboration is committed to the adoption of the latest in innovative telemedicine solutions, with a focus on digital outpatient care, experiential learning, clinical training, including mixed reality and hologram technology. Our focus is to provide enhanced remote patient care and ... Read more »

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Collaboration will improve Space Situational Awareness and promote best practices in all near-Earth orbits for SES and its partners
LUXEMBOURG-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A partnership to enhance Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and ensure a sustainable use of space has been formed between SES, the world’s leading satellite-based content connectivity solutions provider, and NorthStar Earth and Space (NorthStar), the first commercial service to monitor space from space, both companies announced today.

Together with NorthStar, the teams will be working to launch, develop and evolve NorthStar’s SSA products tailored to benefit SES’s satellite operations and fleet management. NorthStar will deliver unique SSA services to help satellite operators with safer management of their fleets, minimization of collision risks, and development of space sustainability solutions. Fuelled by data gathered in space, NorthStar’s ... Read more »

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DARMSTADT, Germany-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

New Phase II data show evobrutinib sustained low annualized relapse rates (ARRs) and had no new safety signals at 2.5 years – the longest follow-up of any Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor in multiple sclerosis (MS)

Updated safety data continue to demonstrate patients treated with MAVENCLAD® (cladribine tablets) for their MS who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 had mild to moderate disease symptoms and no increased risk of serious outcomes

A retrospective analysis of real-world data from the GLIMPSE study shows MAVENCLAD had lower ARRs and lower risk of relapse than fingolimod, dimethyl fumarate and teriflunomide in relapsing MS patients

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced
13 abstracts from the Company’s multiple sclerosis (MS) portfolio will be presented at the 2022 ... Read more »

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ESPOO, Finland-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further to the stock market release published by Tecnotree dated 21st March 2022 at 11:15 EET.

Tecnotree, a Finnish-based global provider of digital transformation solutions for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and Digital Service Providers (DSPs), has today announced the signing of one of the largest digital transformation projects for its award-winning BSS (Business Support Systems) Suite. Tecnotree has been chosen for this project by Zain Group, a leading telecom services provider in the Middle East & Africa for its operations in South Sudan.

Tecnotree will implement their complete range of BSS Suite products and services. This full stack deployment will offer Zain South Sudan a new set of capabilities such as Advance Customer Experience, Quick Time to market with new unified Product Catalogue, Convergent Billing and Charging solutions, as well as other key solutions. The dep ... Read more »

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ZURICH-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB will launch on April 1, 2022 its previously announced new share buyback program of up to $3 billion. Based on the current ABB share price this represents a maximum of approximately 89 million shares. The maximum number of shares that may be repurchased under this new program on any given trading day is 1,262,310.

This new program is consistent with ABB’s capital allocation principles and its capital structure optimization program targeting to maintain a strong investment grade rating. As part of this program, the company intends to return to its shareholders the remaining $1.2 billion of the $7.8 billion of cash proceeds from the Power Grids divestment. Since July 2020, ABB repurchased a total of 218,686,689 shares for a total amount of approximately $6.6 billion.

The total number of ABB’s issued shares is 2,053,148,264 including the 88,403,189 shares approved for cancellation at ... Read more »

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• Bar quality cocktails ready to enjoy in 30 seconds • Crafted with Bacardi premium spirits blended with top quality ingredients (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bacardi, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, is raising the bar for cocktails-at-home with the launch of TAILS COCKTAILS. This is the first time this new range of premium batched cocktails from TAILS will be available for consumers to enjoy at home. The brand was originally created for the hospitality industry, offering a hassle-free solution for serving premium quality cocktails easily, quickly and consistently. “Over the last two years, cocktail awareness has boomed as people served up daiquiris, espresso martini cocktails and mojitos to make staying-in feel extra special,” said Evert-Jan Bos, General Manager of TAILS. “Now, as the on-trade reopens, consumers are enjoying the experience of being back in the bar and they’re ordering cocktails more than ever before.” To tap into this thriving cocktail culture, TAIL ... Read more »
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Engineering and IT leaders from three utilities come together for a live webinar to discuss the costs of drawing management chaos, their solutions, the business impact, and best practices.

QUAKERTOWN, Pa-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Synergis Software, a global leader in engineering document management and workflow solutions, is hosting a free live panel for engineering, operations, and IT leaders who want to learn how to overcome drawing management and collaboration chaos and create a more resilient, adaptable, and secure utility.

The live 90-minute webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The panel will be moderated by Scott Lamond, Vice President at Synergis Software with these guest panelists:

  • Paul J. Melzen, P.E., Director, Eversource Substation Engineering & Design

    ... Read more »
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ATHENS, Greece.-Wednesday 30 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IP Highlights:

- Fully compliant with VESA DSC 1.2b and backwards compatible with DSC 1.1

- Ultra-low latency visually lossless image compression for all types of content

- Scalable architecture supporting up to 10K @120Hz with native pixel coding and up to 16 bits per color for high color depth and HDR content

- Compatible with major transport standards including MIPI DSI, VESA DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1

Alma Technologies S.A. today announced its new UHT-DSC-E and UHT-DSC-D DSC 1.2b encoder and decoder IP cores that enable the transport of high-definition content with up to 10K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, high dynamic range and high color depth through existing interfaces, such as VESA DisplayPort, MIPI DSI and HDMI 2.1.

Extending Alma Technologies UHTTM Image and Video Compression family of JPEG, JPEG 2000 and H.264 IP, these ultra-high throughput ... Read more »

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A leading multinational company in the Philippines and one of the world’s top container terminal operators chooses Rimini Street software support for SAP to optimize ERP investments and align its ERP roadmap to business priorities

LAS VEGAS-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, and a Salesforce partner, today announced that International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), has switched to Rimini Street’s award-winning software support services for SAP. Rimini Street will support business-critical functions such as financials, treasury, asset tracking, equipment maintenance and repair that powers the entire sea freight business for the Philippines and other ICTSI-operated terminals.

By leveraging Rimini Street services, ICTSI will achieve 50% savi ... Read more »

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Governments urged to respond more effectively to poverty and climate change


DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres called on the world to support and help each other, in a passionate appeal to delegates at the World Government Summit (WGS2022) in Dubai.

Addressing delegates via video link he said: “Today, it is more important than ever before for governments to meet and discuss how we respond to the challenges we face today – from conflict to poverty and climate change.”

Guterres added that both people at an individual level and fragile ecosystems are being hit by the impact of climate change.

The need for governments to act to tackle climate change, geopolitical conflicts and health crises dominated discussions during the Summit on day two.

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed ... Read more »

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ExaGrid Reseller Partner Program added to the ultimate list of industry-leading technology vendors in the IT Channel


MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Thursday 31 March 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that its Reseller Partner Program has been recognized by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2022 Partner Program Guide. CRN’s annual Partner Program Guide is the ultimate list of the most notable partner programs from industry-leading technology vendors that provide innovative products and services through the IT channel.

CRN develops its Partner Program Guide every year to provide the channel community with a deep dive into the partner programs offered by IT vendors, service providers and distributors. Companies are scored based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resou ... Read more »

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