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A win-win situation for both parties: SAP.iO Foundry brings London & Partners on board as a mentor
A win-win situation for both parties: SAP.iO Foundry brings London & Partners on board as a mentor
12/12/2019 5:11:43 AM
SAP, the market leader in business software, has founded the SAP.iO Foundry to support young companies, in order to promote innovation both inside and outside the SAP world.
‘2025: The Long Hot Winter’ Independent Short Film Explores Danger of Inaction and Threat of Eco-Fascism
‘2025: The Long Hot Winter’ Independent Short Film Explores Danger of Inaction and Threat of Eco-Fascism
12/12/2019 5:05:05 AM
#ElectionRebellion #ExtinctionRebellion #GeneralElection2019 • ‘2025: The Long Hot Winter’ is a satirical fictional comedy released today highlighting the threats of eco-facism, apathy and inaction in the face of climate and ecological breakdown • Short fictional documentary is about a long, hot winter in the year 2025  • Extinction Rebellion support the …
Climate Overshoot: The Important Conversation We’re Not Having
Climate Overshoot: The Important Conversation We’re Not Having
12/12/2019 5:02:54 AM
A newly released paper, Planning for Change: Conservation-Related Impacts of Climate Overshoot, published in Oxford University Press journal, BioScience, examines the potentially substantial impacts climate overshoot could have on our ecosystems and species around the globe, and how we must account for peak warming temperatures as we navigate the ongoing climate crisis.
COP25: Developing countries must ‘stay strong’ in loss and damage negotiations
COP25: Developing countries must ‘stay strong’ in loss and damage negotiations
12/12/2019 5:01:44 AM
ActionAid raises concerns that midway through the second week of UN climate talks, proposals for supporting survivors of climate disasters are being watered down.  Harjeet Singh, ActionAid’s global lead on climate change, who has been following the loss and damage negotiations for more than a decade, says:  “Developing countries must stay strong in negotiations about …
ONE calls EU leaders to uphold EU aid commitment at the European Council
ONE calls EU leaders to uphold EU aid commitment at the European Council
12/12/2019 4:58:54 AM
Ahead of the European Council and following the adoption of the conclusions of the  ‘ Independent report by the High-Level Group of Wise Persons on the European financial architecture for developme nt’, anti-poverty group The ONE Campaign is calling EU leaders to champion their EU aid commitments in the next EU’s long-term budget.
CTA Urges Congress to Pass USMCA as Soon as Possible
CTA Urges Congress to Pass USMCA as Soon as Possible
12/11/2019 12:32:59 PM
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):  “Progress on USMCA — the new NAFTA — is critical to the U.S.
Mark Pukita Formally Announces His Candidacy for U.S. Senate, 2022 (R-OH)
Mark Pukita Formally Announces His Candidacy for U.S. Senate, 2022 (R-OH)
12/10/2019 1:57:29 PM
DUBLIN, OH - Today, December 10, 2019, Mark Pukita (“Mark”) formally announces to the Great People of the Great State of Ohio that he is running to be your Senator, representing you in the U.S.
Bayer to significantly step-up its sustainability efforts
Bayer to significantly step-up its sustainability efforts
12/10/2019 8:42:10 AM
Bayer has today announced a set of comprehensive sustainability measures and new commitments from 2020 onward. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and the Paris Agreement, the company has set ambitious targets to be achieved by 2030.
Opportunity for Aviation in Europe’s Green Deal
Opportunity for Aviation in Europe’s Green Deal
12/10/2019 8:37:31 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the European Union to support aviation’s energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of the bloc’s Green Deal, being launched tomorrow.
ADVISORY: Going Net Zero: Long-term Strategies—and the Ambitious NDCs and Robust Governance to Get Us There
ADVISORY: Going Net Zero: Long-term Strategies—and the Ambitious NDCs and Robust Governance to Get Us There
12/9/2019 4:27:42 AM
Organized by UK COP26 President Designate and World Resources Institute December 10 | 15:00-16:30 | Room 1 (Hall 4) This high-level side event taking place at COP25 in Madrid, Spain, will focus on the growing international momentum around net-zero targets, and how this can drive more ambitious national climate action in line with the science and decreasing costs of …
The Air We Grieve: Extinction Rebellion Block Central London Road to Demand Action on Deadly Air Pollution as Hunger Strikers Continue into Fourth Week
The Air We Grieve: Extinction Rebellion Block Central London Road to Demand Action on Deadly Air Pollution as Hunger Strikers Continue into Fourth Week
12/9/2019 4:24:21 AM
#ElectionRebellion #UpgradeDemocracy #ThreeDemandsBill • Extinction Rebellion have blocked Cranbourne Street outside Leicester Square Station to demand action on deadly levels of air pollution in London.
One week in, two steps back. We need to find a way forward
One week in, two steps back. We need to find a way forward
12/9/2019 4:21:57 AM
Squabbling over ‘Article 6’ has so far distracted leaders at COP25 from what hundreds of thousands of people in Madrid took to the streets to demand: climate justice.
SoftBank Corp. Joins “The Valuable 500” Initiative
to Promote Disability Inclusion
SoftBank Corp. Joins “The Valuable 500” Initiative to Promote Disability Inclusion
12/6/2019 4:43:14 PM
SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434) today announced that it endorsed and signed on to “The Valuable 500,” an initiative created to promote the participation of disabled people in business.
IOC Executive Board proposes three new Members for election to the IOC Session
IOC Executive Board proposes three new Members for election to the IOC Session
12/6/2019 6:19:31 AM
All three candidatures are linked to a function within a National Olympic Committee (NOC) or an International Federation (IF). In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the candidates were selected by the IOC Members Election Commission, chaired by HRH The Princess Royal, taking into consideration several criteria in order to guarantee a balanced representation within the IOC …
Day 15: Hunger strikers begin third week with further meetings with political leaders
Day 15: Hunger strikers begin third week with further meetings with political leaders
12/2/2019 7:19:03 PM
• Five Extinction Rebellion activists continue their hunger strike for the third week outside political party headquarters until party leaders meet them to discuss the Three Demands Bill and act now on the Climate and Ecological Emergency • Green Party senior leadership met with hunger strikers for one hour meeting  • Hunger strikers appeal to the public …
Infantino concludes Africa tour with visit to Congo
Infantino concludes Africa tour with visit to Congo
12/2/2019 1:11:10 AM
Concluding a five-day tour of African member associations, FIFA President Gianni Infantino was in Congo for a visit which was marked by several key steps for the development of football in the country and the broader region.
Election Rebellion: Twelve Days Of Crisis
Election Rebellion: Twelve Days Of Crisis
11/26/2019 7:34:03 PM
30th Nov-11th Dec – Election Rebellion: Twelve Days of Crisis • Extinction Rebellion’s ‘12 Days of Crisis’ will see nonviolent direct action taking place from 30 November until the eve of Election Day • The “Election Rebellion” will urge all political parties to make the Climate and Ecological Emergency their top priority  • With the help of bikes, bees …
Building trust in Mombasa
Building trust in Mombasa
11/26/2019 7:29:29 PM
Initiatives of Change Kenya organized activities in Mombasa for their Trustbuilding project. Mombasa, one of the two cities where the project is focused, has been listed as a hotspot for radicalization of young people, as well as a breeding ground for terrorists.
Retired Naval Officer Creates Historic Legacy in His New Memoir
Retired Naval Officer Creates Historic Legacy in His New Memoir
11/26/2019 1:03:00 PM
In his book,  “Living the MIRACLES, A Sailor’s Life in the Nuclear Power Age,” the author shares his experiences during a unique time of change in American naval history––that of the transition from diesel to nuclear power.    Albert Kelln was motivated to become a Naval Officer in the early 1950s, at which time he got selected and trained to become a Naval Reactor …
FIFA President arrives in Madagascar to begin African tour
FIFA President arrives in Madagascar to begin African tour
11/25/2019 1:55:56 AM
FIFA President Infantino arrived in Antananarivo, Madagascar, to meet with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad and the Malagasy Football Association (FMF) to begin his visit to several African member associations.