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    Total becomes founding member of the new global alliance for plastic waste end

    Total has recently participated in the creation of an alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain to advance solutions to help end plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean.

    The cross value chain Alliance to End Plastic Waste, currently made...

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Huawei Uses the Power of AI to Help Deaf Children and Their Parents Learn And Enjoy Reading Together

    Huawei Australia recently announced the launch of StorySign, an AI-powered app that helps enrich story time for deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents. This follows the global announcement earlier this month. There are approximately 32 million deaf children globally and around 250...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    HItachi to strengthen Energy Solutions Business with the Aquisiction of ABB's Power Grids Business

    Hitachi Ltd. and ABB have recently announced that Hitachi will acquire 80.1% of ABB’s Power Grids unit in an $11 billion deal. Hitachi plans to close the purchase in the first half of 2020, making Power Grids a consolidated subsidiary.

    Hitachi has entered into a purchase option to acquire...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    ArcelorMittal call for green border adjustment to address climate change while securing the competitiveness of European steel mills

    ArcelorMittal recently called for Europe to introduce a green border adjustment whereby steel imported into Europe has the same standards applied on CO2 as European-produced steel under the Emissions Trading System (ETS) regime. The adjustment would call for any shortfall in CO2 emissions to be...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Hyundai Reveals World’s First Smart Fingerprint Technology to Vehicles

    Hyundai Motor Company announced the world’s first smart fingerprint technology that allows drivers to not only unlock doors but also start the vehicle. Hyundai plans to implement the technology initially in Santa Fe SUV model that is to be released in select markets on the first quarter of...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Europe pushes for Ethical Artificial Intelligence

    In its endeavour to prepare European societies for the digital future, the EU has made progress, but much is still to be done. Loubna Bouarfa is the CEO & Founder of OKRA Technologies and a member of the EU High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence. She provides recommendations to...

    Friday, January 11, 2019
    Paying tax generates pride among employees

    Investors and public sector suppliers are increasingly more aware of the benefits of increased transparency around tax strategy, governance and internal controls. Businesses who take their responsibility in this area seriously say it enhances their employer branding.  As CSR Europe will soon...

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019
    Future of work: 5 Principles for Sustainable Workforce Transitions

    Graduates exiting university will have around 15 jobs in their lifetime, at the same time, a large number of routine and repetitive occupations will be disrupted by technological advancements. These changes will require to rethink employment through the lens of continuous workforce...

    Friday, January 4, 2019
    Collaboration: lack of trust is the main challenge to overcome

    In a car, around 28.000 parts are assembled, made out of thousand different materials. One of the biggest sustainability issues in the automotive is the responsible sourcing of raw materials. To tackle these, Drive Sustainability, a collaborative partnership, was set up a few years ago. 

    BMW...

    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    BASF introduces innovative Cavipor® insulation material for existing buildings

    - Non-flammable mineral-based insulation material

    - Quick and simple processing

    - No separation step in case of renovation or demolition

    Cavipor® FTX 1 combines the advantages of a mineral-based insulation material with the simple, safe and clean processing of a foam system. With a...

    Monday, December 10, 2018

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