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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
As a key activity of the 2022 "Cultural Journey to the Origin of Football", the China-Qatar Youth Cuju Exchange Experience was held in the morning at the Doha College in Qatar, along with the China-Qatar Youth Friendly Match. The event was co-organized by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Shandong Province of China, the Network of International Culturalink Entities and Zibo Municipal People's Government, with special support from Mengniu Group.

During the time of the Spring and Autumn of Warring States periods in China, Linzi, the ancient capital of Qi, is where Cuju was first recognized by the general public. More than 2,000 years have passed since it was first played. At the recently started World Cup in Qatar, Cuju has once again become a vehicle of cultural interchange, serving as a vivid emblem of the cultural cross-fertilization that has occurred over the course of human history. It fostered connections between Chi ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Organizations are using modern geographic information system (GIS) technology to better understand the risks presented by climate change and take action. With GIS-driven mapping, analytics, and visualization, leaders can weigh the costs and benefits of plans, mitigate climate-related damage to assets, and make sustainable decisions despite an unpredictable planet. Esri—the global leader in GIS used by many Fortune 500 companies and governments worldwide to improve these sustainability practices—has been recognized by independent research firm Forrester in its report, The Forrester New Wave™: Climate Risk Analytics, Q4 2022.

In the report, authored by principal analyst Renee Murphy, Esri received a differentiated rating, the highest score possible, in nine out of ten criteria, including “Advanced Data Processing,” “Visualization,” and “Threat Modeling.”

The Forrester report says Esri “offer ... Read more »

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Advocating to Create a Level Playing Field for All People

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Huawei called on the ICT industry players to create a level playing field for all people, not just their own employees in its first White Paper on Approaches to Fairness, Equity & Opportunity at their Women in Tech event held at the Peter Drucker Forum.

This White Paper is part of Huawei's ongoing campaign aimed at increasing digital skills education and access for women across the world. Huawei, like many other companies within the ICT industry, has advocated on fairness, opportunity, and equity within their own operations. Notably, the company has taken measurable steps to increase diversity in their workforce and increase internal representation of marginalized groups.

It is widely understood that significant, tangible results from such programs are often slow to materialize. And thus Huawei has focused many of its efforts beyond the boundaries of its own talent pool and cre ... Read more »

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TRT World held its annual World Citizen Awards ceremony in Istanbul on November 25 to honor people who have made great contributions to society. Ali Banat was granted Lifetime Achievement Award for donating his wealth to charity after a cancer diagnosis, and for founding MATW-Project.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ‘Muslims Around the World Project’ (MATW-Project), a new-generation non- governmental organization building heritage with global impact, was founded by Ali Banat, who passed away from cancer at a young age. To acknowledge his contribution, TRT World Citizen Awards, an organization that honors people who contribute greatly to society, has granted Ali Banat its Lifetime Achievement Award. Mahmoud Ismail, Ali Banat's friend and the CEO of MATW-Project, received the award at the ceremony in Istanbul on November 25 from TRT World, the international English language broadcaster operated by Turkiye's national broadcaster TRT.

Ali Banat was an Arab-Austr ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & GENEVA - Saturday, 03. December 2022


Company Issues First ESG Manifesto Outlining Ambitious Sustainability and DEI Goals to Further Social Impact

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wella Company, a global leader in the $100 billion hair and nail segment of the beauty industry, is marking a successful second year as a standalone company, delivering year-over-year double-digit profit and growth ahead of expectations. In Fiscal Year 22, which closed at the end of June, Wella Company beat all targets on financial performance across the globe. Since its founding in December 2020, Wella Company has delivered continuous double-digit profit and growth ahead of expectations and is one of the fastest-growing beauty companies in the sector.

Wella Company’s portfolio includes iconic professional and retail hair, nail, and beauty tech brands Wella Professionals, O·P·I, ghd, Briogeo, Nioxin, Sebastian Professional, and Clairol.

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NEW YORK - Saturday, 03. December 2022

 


Nearly Half of General Care Physicians Reported They Do Not Have Enough Knowledge About PrEP Options to Discuss with Patients

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Timed to World AIDS Day, Sermo, a physician-first online community and leader in global HCP insights, released a new survey that found 46% of general care physicians including PCPs, OB-GYNs, and pediatric physicians, reported they feel they do not have enough knowledge about currently approved PrEP medication options to prescribe them to patients. Whereas 98% of infectious disease specialists reported they felt they have enough knowledge about PrEP medications signaling a need for further education from industry stakeholders for noninfectious disease specialists. An important area of opportunity as patients who are likely good candidates for PrEP often go to a PCP instead of seeking out an infectious disease specialist.

This press release features multimedia. ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Monday, 05. December 2022 

 

  • Institutional investors globally continue to embrace sustainable investing, with 77% reporting an increased interest since May 2020
  • Sustainable investing market growth could accelerate if asset managers better align ESG investment practices, products and reporting with asset owner priorities
  • Institutional investors express a desire for enhanced data to measure environmental and social impact, and access to more highly skilled sustainable investing talent

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Asset managers have the opportunity to meet asset owners’ growing demands for sustainable investment practices, products and reporting, according to new research by the ... Read more »

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Riyadh, Kingdome of Saudi Arabia - Monday, 05. December 2022 AETOSWire

Saudi Space Commission announces the launch of its Saudi Space Accelerator Program in line with the Kingdom's vision of becoming a global hub of innovation by 2030. The program seeks to enhance the national Space sector through the development of its infrastructure and enabling local entrepreneurs and businesses to advance innovative Space solutions.

The Program addresses the current state in the Kingdom's Space sector and proposes proactive Space solutions. Through the implementation of this program, the commission will ignite the local ecosystem and determine its maturity level, and to ensure that the sector remains viable for years to come, by providing an established business environment for growth and innovation for entrepreneurs to thrive in – overall improving the effectiveness of the commission's future programs and initiatives over the long-run.

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VIENNA - Thursday, 01. December 2022

The world's best environmental projects were honoured with the World Award for Sustainability

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In an extremely exciting ceremony on November 30 in Vienna at the world's most important environmental award, the world winners for sustainability were chosen in the 5 categories, Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth.

For more than 20 years, the Energy Globes have been awarded annually. In total, over 30,000 sustainable projects have been submitted, proposing innovative solutions to environmental problems. This was confirmed by high-ranking experts in a panel discussion before the ceremony, among them Nobel Laureate Prof. Mohan Munasinghe: “There is no shortage of solutions to our current crises, as the many projects entered for the Energy Globe have demonstrated impressively. It is important to inform people and economic players worldwide of these solutions, and to motivate them to join in their impl ... Read more »

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