World Economic Forum

Insurers have a key role to play in the transition to net zero by de-risking new climate technologies

2021-10-15 20:00 1108

ZURICH, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneva Association and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) co-hosted a high-level conference on12 October 2021, Future-Proofing Technological Innovations for a Resilient Net-Zero Economy

StashAway Introduces Thematic Portfolios

2021-10-15 17:46 969

HONG KONG, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- StashAway has launched Thematic Portfolios. StashAway's Thematic Portfolios include three themes: Technology Enablers, The Future of Consumer Tech, and Healthcare Innovation. The portfolios feature ETFs from some of the world's top fund managers, including...

The doors of Smart City Expo Shanghai 2021 open today

2021-10-15 10:00 1001

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today until Friday 15 October the Shanghai Postal Museum hosts the second edition ofSmart City Expo Shanghai (SCES), the leading event on urban innovation on the...

IBM Unveils AI-Driven Software for Environmental Intelligence, Helping Businesses Address Sustainability Objectives and Climate Risk

2021-10-12 12:01 2408

* IBM Environmental Intelligence Suite combines weather, climate, and operational data and environmental performance management into a single solution * Helps companies anticipate and respond to climate risks, such as flooding and wildfires, while providing insights to help improve resiliency a...

Fullerton Health Focuses on ASEAN in its Growth Strategy

2021-09-30 22:25 1405

SINGAPORE, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fullerton Health Corporation (FHC), Asia Pacific's leading vertically integrated healthcare platform has set its sights on growth inSoutheast Asia (ASEAN). ASEAN is the world's third most populous economy. By 2030, population will reach 723 million and th...

Reversing Asia Pacific's biodiversity and nature loss crisis could result in US$4.3 trillion worth of nature-positive business opportunities

2021-09-29 15:36 1009

* A new study by AlphaBeta, Temasek and the World Economic Forum estimates that 63 percent ofAsia Pacific's GDP, US$19.5 trillion, is threatened by biodiversity and nature loss * It also identifies 59 nature-positive business opportunities that can unlock US$4.3 trillion in business value and ...

Koç Group's Industry 4.0 Practices Continue to Be Named Among Global Best Practices by the World Economic Forum

2021-09-28 18:55 973

Arçelik's Eskişehir Plant Named One of the World's Most-Advanced Manufacturing Facilities The World Economic Forum (WEF) Has Welcomed Arçelik's Eskişehir Refrigerator Plant Into its "Global Lighthouse Network," Which Recognizes Leaders in Utilizing Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies ISTA...

SAP & HKCSS Support Social Enterprises to Develop Digital Skills in "SAP Good Goods Business Challenge 2021"

2021-09-28 16:14 843

HONG KONG, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its commitment to supporting social enterprises, SAP today launched the"SAP Good Goods Business Challenge 2021" in Hong Kong in partnership with the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) and its Social Enterprise Business Centre. The Chal...

Recognized by World Economic Forum as Global Lighthouse Factory, CATL Leads High-Quality and Sustainable Manufacturing in Battery Industry

2021-09-28 10:28 1376

NINGDE, China, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) announced that its Ningde facility has been recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a global Lighthouse factory, the first battery manufacturing base joining WEF's Global Lighthouse Network (...

All-China Environment Federation Making Efforts to Mainstream Biodiversity at CBD COP15

2021-09-26 15:13 1160

KUNMING, China, Sept. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- According to China Environment News: The 15th Conference of the Parties to theConvention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15) will be held in October, 2021, at which representatives from governments, enterprises, NGOs, media and other organizations ar...

Huawei Releases the Intelligent World 2030 Report to Explore Trends in the Next Decade

2021-09-23 18:17 1000

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, along with industry partners, held the Intelligent World 2030 Forum.David Wang, Executive Director and President of ICT Products & Solutions of Huawei, released the Intelligent World 2030 report with a keynote speech onExploring the Intellig...

Clover's COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates 79% Efficacy Against Delta in Global Phase 2/3 SPECTRA Trial Dominated by Variants of Concern and Interest

2021-09-22 18:56 764

* Trial enrolled over 30,000 adult & elderly participants across 4 continents; 100% of SARS-CoV-2 strains observed in efficacy analysis were variants (Delta was predominant strain) * Primary and secondary efficacy endpoints were successfully met * 100% efficacy against severe COVID-19 & hosp...

Over 150 industry leaders and organizations call for decisive government action to enable full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050

2021-09-22 07:30 1843

Signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization urge world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal. The private sector is already taking important steps to decarbonize global supply chains. Now governments must deliver the policies that will supercharge ...

Digital Media Nusantara secures 'technology bridger' from Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad to become Southeast Asia's first fintech media firm

2021-09-14 14:00 1148

* Digital Media Nusantara, the owner and operator of The ASEAN Post, Spotlight Labs and Reimagining Southeast Asia, secures funding fromMalaysia Debt Ventures Berhad to futureproof the business and develop its financial markets technology * The funding will enable Digital Media Nusantara to k...

Cisco commits to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

2021-09-09 20:00 4857

Answering the call to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, Cisco pledges to accelerate companywide strategies to greatly reduce carbon emissions across its value chain SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary:   * Cisco commits to reaching ne...

Rebuilding Towards a Sustainable and Resilient World with 69 Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2021 Aspiring Award Recipients

2021-09-09 14:28 1192

SINGAPORE, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) celebrates its 10-year anniversary milestone championing the most exceptional CSR programmes acrossAsia. Over the last decade, AREA is proud and honored to be the advocate in encouraging and inspiri...

Codashop Unveils Its Epic New Look

2021-09-09 11:38 1106

SINGAPORE, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Codashop , the leading independent source for digital content and in-game purchases, has just dropped a bold new look that reflects it...

Voice AI company Vernacular.ai rebrands to Skit, secures Series B round of USD 23 million from WestBridge Capital

2021-09-02 11:30 1245

* The fresh capital will help enhance Skit's voice technology, developing personalised solutions while making strategic headway in global markets, like the US * WestBridge Capital joins existing investors, including Exfinity Ventures and Kalaari Capital, amongst others, to accelerate the comp...

BCS2021 Held in Beijing, Focusing on Operation Security

2021-08-31 17:16 569

BEIJING, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- At present, the digital wave has swept the world, the society has entered a new stage driven by data, and cyber security has become the premise and cornerstone of the development of digital economy. At the recent 2021 Beijing Cyber Security Conference (BCS20...

CGTN: GAUC to hold global youth summit on a zero carbon future

2021-08-25 02:44 2229

BEIJING, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 2021 is a crucial year for advancing climate action. To mobilize, showcase, and maximize young people's strength in tackling climate change, the Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) announces the ClimateX Summit - a global initiative led by GAUC...

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