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Philip Morris International Recognized for Sustainability Action and Ambition in ‘50 Sustainability and Climate... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday 16 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is being recognized as one of 50 global sustainability leaders from the international business community in a new documentary film project called “50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders,” available...

European and Arab Banking Associations with nearly 4,000 Member Banks Execute Digital Economy Communique With GCEL... -Thursday 16 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The European Banking Federation (EBF), the Union of Arab Banks (UAB), and international associations signed a Digital Economy Communique with the Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics (GCEL) at the 2019 International Banking Summit. The Communique embraced the deployment...

LEGO® Education Celebrates 40 Years of Reimagining the Way Children Learn With New Hands-on STEAM Learning... -Thursday 16 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LEGO® Education is celebrating its 40th birthday with the worldwide launch of its newest educational solution, LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime. SPIKE Prime brings together LEGO bricks, a programmable, multi-port Hub, sensors and motors all powered by the engaging SPIKE...

Visa Reaches 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Goal -Thursday 16 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the company has met its goal to use 100 percent renewable electricity by 2020, furthering the company’s commitment to lead responsibly and sustainably across the company’s global operations, including 131 offices in 76 countries and four...

Bank of America Reports Fourth-Quarter 2019 Financial Results -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its fourth-quarter 2019 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways: Bank of America newsroom at https://newsroom.bankofamerica.com Bank of America Investor...

Pacific Prime Dubai Receives Cigna’s Individual Broker of the Year 2019 Award -Wednesday 15 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading insurance broker Pacific Prime has been awarded Individual Broker of the Year 2019. They received the award at the Cigna Partner Seminar (Middle East and North Africa [MENA] region), which took place on December 14th, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Richard Rilesone...

Takeda to Outline Progress on Business Transformation and Priorities at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare... -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) will provide an update on the progress of its business transformation and priorities today at the 38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. President and Chief Executive Officer, Christophe Weber,...

AURAK Hosts Visit by South Korean Students -Wednesday 15 January 2020  

The International Students’ Programs of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a visit by a group of students from Keimyung University, based in Daegu, South Korea. During their visit to AURAK, the group of 20 students, one professor and two staff had the opportunity to...

MPEG LA Introduces One-Stop License for Qi Wireless Power -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA, LLC today announced availability of the Qi Wireless Power Patent Portfolio License providing one-stop access to the standard for wireless charging and power transfer known as Qi* developed by the Wireless Power Consortium. “Just as Qi makes mobile products more...

NEC Qualifies 20 Fiber Pair Subsea Telecom Cable Systems, With Further Advances Soon -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NEC Corporation (TOKYO: 6701) and its subsidiary OCC Corporation announced today that they have completed full qualification of subsea repeaters and optical cable containing up to 20 fiber pairs (40 fibers). This is a 25% improvement in fiber count over 16 fiber pair systems...

Covetrus Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Divest scil animal care to Heska -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its scil animal care business (“scil”) to Heska Corporation (“Heska”) (NASDAQ: HSKA) for a purchase price of $125...

Cost Management Is the Scientific, Methodical and Process Driven Buzz Word for Sustainability in Healthcare Industry -Wednesday 15 January 2020  

The Cost Diagnosis The medical industry is always advancing the accuracy of diagnosis for better treatment. A transition from a 64 slice CT scan to 128 and then 256 to 320 slice CT scan produces enhanced diagnosis capabilities. However, when it comes to financial health, industry perception...

Fakih IVF welcomed over 8,000 patients with high success rates -Wednesday 15 January 2020  

Fakih IVF, one of the leading infertility centers in the GCC welcomed over 8,000 patients in the past year, demonstrating a success rate of 65%. To further extend their support to individuals battling infertility, the fertility center is running a campaign “New Year, New beginnings and a new...

GNT Pharma's Anti-dementia Drug 'crisdesalazine' Demonstrates Efficacy in Phase III Clinical Study with... -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GNT Pharma has successfully completed a Phase III clinical trial for crisdesalazine, a new drug for treating canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome or Alzheimer’s disease. In the clinical study conducted with 48 companion dogs with severe cognitive dysfunction at 7...

Neustar Delivers UltraThreat Feeds for More Effective Data Security -Wednesday 15 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Neustar®, Inc., a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, today announced the release of UltraThreat Feeds, a new service that provides its enterprise customers with access to real-time threat data to help them better identify cyber threats as...

Visa To Acquire Plaid -Tuesday 14 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Plaid, a network that makes it easy for people to securely connect their financial accounts to the apps they use to manage their financial lives. Visa will pay total purchase consideration of...

Milliken & Company Announces Intent to Acquire Borchers from The Jordan Company -Tuesday 14 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known...

BLEED OUT Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion -Tuesday 14 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Patient Safety Movement Foundation: WHAT: After a routine partial hip replacement operation leaves his mother in a coma with permanent brain damage, a son’s video diary becomes a citizen’s investigation into American healthcare. Shot over...

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Announces Issuing the First Sustainability Report During the First Half of 2020 -Tuesday 14 January 2020  

ADX is participating in the "Second Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum" held under the umbrella of "Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020", one of the world's most prominent sustainability events which takes place in the capital Abu Dhabi from 11th to 18th of January 2020. ADX is one of the...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed honours the 10 winners of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2020 -Tuesday 14 January 2020  

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, presented awards to the 10 winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize with the participation of a number of world leaders, at the Prize’s annual awards ceremony,...