Following four nights of negotiations, the European Union (EU) has agreed its biggest joint borrowing plan ever recorded, pledging €750bn to a coronavirus recovery package, but green groups have expressed concerns that focus and accountabilit…
Indore-based leading incense stick manufacturer Mysore Deep Perfumery House (MDPH) and HelpUsGreen, the pioneer in flower recycling technology, has inked a pact to produce incense sticks with recycled flowers. ”MDPH and HelpUsGreen have recently inked an MoU to launch Nature Flower fragrant incense sticks made from recycled flowers,” a company release Thursday said. Flowers are an integral part of divine rituals in India, be it at a temple, a gurdwara or a mosque and almost all the flowers are thrown out as waste in garbage or in rivers, it said. The rivers play an important role in India and are the lifeline of Indian culture, it added. There is a constant need to clean the rivers and to give the flowers used in rituals a new lease of life, MDPH said. MDPH with its flagship brand Zed Black is amongst the top three brands of agarbatti manufacturers in the country.
JCDecaux created a green bus shelter takeover to launch Stan Smith sustainable sneakers.
The shelter featured live plants cascading from the top of the shelter and underneath the shelter seat, with the panels painted green to represent the colour of the new Stan Smith shoes.
USD Students, San Diego community members, and supply chain professionals are invited to join educators and industry professionals from diverse organizations at the 11th annual Supply Chain Management Institute’s Spring Symposium. This year, the one-day virtual conference will focus on sustainability and its relationship to the triple bottom line including common financial, social and environmental issues in supply chain management as well as tools, processes and metrics that can be used to address the needs of ‘people, planet and profits.’ Sustainability is a rapidly evolving issue that supply chain professionals are facing in organizations of all sectors. Global challenges within increasingly extended supply chains mean that it is now impossible for an organization to ignore regulatory, economic, environmental and reputational pressures to address the sustainability agenda of ‘people, planet and profits.’
Ward 99 consists of Hyde Park in Mitchells Plain and parts of Khayelitsha. The neglected state of Hyde Park, in Tafelsig, validates its status as the Lost City. Mitchells Plain is a sprawling Cape Town suburb whose inhabitants range from the middle class to the poorest of the poor. In the Hyde Park area of Mitchells Plain residents grapple with a lack of infrastructure, housing and rampant crime. Hyde Park, Freedom Park and parts of Tafelsig are referred to as Lost City. Hyde Park presents a poverty pattern that has remained largely unchanged for years. The only significant improvement, voters said, is the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) homes built between 2008 and 2010.
OVERVIEW The Environmental Center for Arab Towns and PwC, with the valuable support of the Dubai Municipality and the Arab Towns Organization, is hosting their first virtual conference on AI and IoT for Sustainability and Environment. Two leaders of Oliver Wyman, John Romeo and Anshu Vats, will join influential thought leaders during 2 sessions on November 17. Artificial intelligence is evolving rapidly and will take an integral part of our daily lives, with enormous potential for achieving sustainable economic, social and environmental development. The conference is aiming at providing the following: • Exceptional opportunity for the cities’ officials to meet and exchange their collective experiences • Indulge in an open dialogue to discuss the ideas and the solutions arising from the applications and technologies of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) for supporting sustainability and the environment • Five Training Sessions KEYNOTE PANEL AI and IoT Governance And National Strategies Nov. 17, 2020 | 12:00-01:00 PM (GST) John Romeo, Managing Partner and Head of the Oliver Wyman Forum, will join a keynote panel, to discuss governance of technology use: strategic planning, policies, legislations, action plans and the ethical considerations of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications and technologies for supporting sustainability and environment. Moderator: Hazem Galal, Global Leader for Local Government Partners, PwC Speakers : John Romeo, Managing Partner and Head of the Oliver Wyman Forum Saqr Bin Ghalib, Director of Artificial Intelligence Office, UAE Government Dr. Mohamad Al Nawar Al Awa – Regional Advisor for Development, UN-ESCWA BEST PRACTICES SESSION The AI City Readiness Index In The Middle East Nov. 17, 2020 | 1:20-01:40 PM (GST) Partner Anshu Vats, who leads the Public Sector and Policy Practice, will hold a presentation on the AI City Readiness Index in the Middle East. The Oliver…