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At COP27 today the dairy sector reported its progress underway as part of its global Pathways to Dairy Net Zero effort, the first of its kind in agriculture in terms of size and scope.
Research has identified practical mitigation options suited to dairy production systems throughout the world and is estimating their impact on emission reduction to 2050.  
Improving animal health, increasing feed digestibility, enhancing manure storage and treatment, more efficient fertilizer use and the potential adoption of methane-inhibiting feed additives are some of the suggested mitigation options.  
The global dairy sector produces nutritious food for six billion people and provides livelihoods for one billion people worldwide.
(BUSINESS WIRE)--The dairy sector today announced progress of its global Pathways to Dairy Net Zero (P2DNZ) climate initiative, which was launched last year. The ground-breaking effort is achieving positive results in many regions and a ... Read more »

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Moscow, Russia - Friday, 11. November 2022

The five-day showcase provided local and international interior designers with an opportunity to moot new partnerships and attract new customers.

The first-ever Moscow Interior and Design Week (MIDW), which took place from November 1 to 6, ended on a high note following its debut in the Russian city, which attracted over 350 companies from Russia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, India, Vietnam, Tunisia and Egypt.

VDNH Pavilions 55 and 57, the Digital Business Space (DBS), shopping malls, museums and historic buildings of the city were the center of attraction at the exhibition as visitors flocked the stands to catch a glimpse of some of the tech companies specializing in interior design, finishing materials and decor elements.

The event attracted over 200,000 visitors who also got an opportunity to experience and  learn about the latest achievements of Russian companies in the field of interior and architectura ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pivot Bio, agriculture’s leading nitrogen innovator, joins the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) as an Innovation Sprint Partner, committing at least $291 million in product development funding over four years to accelerate the adoption of climate-resilient microbial nitrogen fertilizers.

Pivot Bio introduced the world’s first nitrogen-producing microbes to U.S. farmers in 2018. Since that time, the company has introduced multiple microbial nitrogen products for wheat, sorghum and other small grains in addition to its flagship product for corn. Farmers have quickly converted their nitrogen management programs to include nitrogen produced by Pivot Bio’s microbes, while reducing their dependence on synthetic nitrogen fertilizer.

“Microbial nitrogen fertilizer has the potential to permanently and immediately deliver reductions in GHG emissions, while delivering co-benefits ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Throughout 2022, Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for corporate sustainability and stewardship, has worked to elevate ocean awareness in climate work and as an approach to address the climate crisis.

This month, Mary Kay was recognized in The Nature Conservancy’s 2022 Global Reefs Impact Report. The Nature Conservancy’s report highlights their recent achievements and how the organization has partnered with the private sector to successfully implement innovative marine conservation programs that protect and preserve life in our oceans.

The report showcased a newly launched project focused on “Super Reefs.” Super Reefs are highly resilient and can survive in a warming ocean. The mission of the Super Reefs project is to identify, protect, and grow a global network of Super Reefs to secure the future of coral reefs. The Super Reefs team brings together experts in ocean science, conservation, and management from Woods Hole Oceanogr ... Read more »

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EXTON, Pa. - Friday, 11. November 2022

Advancements in 4D/5D Models and Addition of Cost and Performance Management Make Model-based Construction Projects Easier to Deliver

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bentley Systems, Incorporated (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering software company, today announced advancements to its construction management solution with enhancements to SYNCHRO 4D and the addition of SYNCHRO Cost and SYNCHRO Perform applications. The new advancements and portfolio expansion enable construction firms to transform how they plan, manage, and execute their projects.

“SYNCHRO helps The Lane Construction Corporation have access to all our project-level data. Our field and corporate managers, along with the executives who lead them, now have timely access to critical business information through SYNCHRO,” said Andy Kaiyala, former vice president of bid development, The Lane Construction Corporation. “It is access to this informati ... Read more »

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Revolutionary products will eliminate catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals and increase patient comfort while lowering health care costs

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ur24Technology Inc., a privately held medical device company, has launched the TrueClr catheter product line – offering physicians, nurses and patients a choice that will eliminate catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals, increase patient comfort and quality of life, and lower health care costs.

The first external catheter designed to actively empty the bladder, the new latex-free TrueClr product line for adults and children will be showcased at Medica 2022, one of the world’s leading medical trade fairs, in Dusseldorf, Germany from Nov. 13-17.

Dr. Jon Meliones, M.D., FCCM, medical director at Ur24Technology, said: “I am convinced the TrueClr external catheters will fundamentally revolutionize medical practices. It’s an active elimination system ... Read more »

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - Friday, 11. November 2022

Network Carbon Intensity energy (NCIe) metric introduced to evaluate network energy efficiency

(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Huawei executive said Thursday information and communications technologies, or ICT, will enable the digitalization of industry, spark innovation and make other industries green.

The remarks were made at a session organized by the Global Innovation Hub (UGIH) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the ongoing 27th Conference of the Parties, or COP27, in Sharm El-Sheikh of Egypt.

Referring to what is known as the “enabling effect”, Philippe Wang, Huawei’s Executive Vice President for the Northern Africa region, said ICT is “making other industries greener”.

“5G, Artificial Intelligence, data analytics, cloud computing – all these things will improve industrial processes in a way that cuts energy use, a ... Read more »

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REDLANDS, Calif. - Friday, 11. November 2022

Memorandum of Understanding with UNFPA to Enable Location Intelligence in Census Programs

(BUSINESS WIRE)--A population and housing census is among the most complex and massive peacetime exercises a nation can undertake, requiring careful planning, resourcing, and implementation. Success at this scale requires a geographic approach, so in support of this goal, Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Under this new agreement, Esri will partner with UNFPA to help countries use geographic information system (GIS) technology and techniques in their census work with the aim of building inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable communities worldwide in areas where resources are scarce. National census projects include mapping an entire country, mobilizing and training large numbers of enumerators, and conducting majo ... Read more »

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− LIVTENCITY Is the First and Only Treatment Approved for This Indication by the EC1

− CMV Is One of the Most Common and Serious Post-transplant Infections and Can Lead to Loss of Transplanted Organ and Failure of Graft 2,3

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted Marketing Authorization for LIVTENCITYTM (maribavir) for the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and/or disease that are refractory (with or without resistance) to one or more prior therapies, including ganciclovir, valganciclovir, cidofovir or foscarnet, in adult patients who have undergone a haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) or solid organ transplant (SOT).4 LIVTENCITY is the first and only oral treatment that inhibits CMV-specific UL97 protein kinase and its natural substrates.1

CMV is one of the most common infections experienced by transplant patients with a global estimated incidence rate of 16-56% ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Friday, 11. November 2022

New Auto FZCO inaugurated a new state-of-art showroom at Ducamz in Dubai, recently. Spread over a wide lot encompassing 4 showrooms, the facility has on display a premium range of fuel-efficient, alternative fuel, and electric cars from world-leading car manufacturers like Volkswagen, Toyota, Chevrolet, and Mitsubishi; to name a few.

The UAE car market has been experiencing a promising recovery in 2022 with competitive sales of models across segments. While the SUVs continue to dominate, new entrants in EVs and hybrids have made their way to customer preference, to offer environmentally friendly choices. Speaking of the positive growth after the industry's bleak performance during the pandemic; Belal Nasr (CEO, New Auto FZCO) said, "The UAE car market has bounced back stronger after a rather prolonged slump. We have recorded a growth in sales in 2022 with passenger cars experiencing an upward graph and ... Read more »

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