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06 Nov, 2018, 13:37 GMT The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry

FLA report highlights serious challenges in the Indonesian and Malaysian markets Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together...


06 Nov, 2018, 13:00 GMT WISE Awards 2019 – Submissions Now Open for Impactful Education Projects

Submission deadline: 13.00 GMT, January 15, 2019 The World Innovation Summit for Education has opened the submission period for the 2019 WISE Awards. ...


06 Nov, 2018, 11:30 GMT CleverTap Launches CleverTap4Good, Enabling Non-Profits to Execute More Effective Mobile Campaigns

CleverTap, the advanced mobile marketing solutions provider, today announced their philanthropy program: CleverTap4Good. CleverTap works with...


06 Nov, 2018, 08:28 GMT HRH The Duke of York, KG Visits Peking University HSBC Business School

HRH The Duke of York visited Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) on November 1. Accompanied by Dame Barbara Janet Woodward, British...


06 Nov, 2018, 08:00 GMT Embracing Carers™ expands support for carers worldwide

Merck today announced the continued expansion of Embracing Carers™. The global initiative, led by Merck in collaboration with leading carer...


06 Nov, 2018, 05:01 GMT KPMG International Provided Cyber Literacy Training for 80,000 Youth in 45 Countries in 2nd Annual Program

For the second year running, KPMG cyber security professionals from 45 countries around the world led classroom sessions aimed at educating young...


06 Nov, 2018, 02:00 GMT Bill Gates Launches Reinvented Toilet Expo Showcasing New Pathogen-Killing Sanitation Products That Don't Require Sewers or Water Lines

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the China Chamber of International...


05 Nov, 2018, 20:35 GMT Disruptive Innovations and Advanced Technologies Fuel US DoD UAS Market Funding

Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, US DoD UAS Market, Forecast to 2023, reveals that the importance of military unmanned aerial systems (UAS)...


05 Nov, 2018, 19:48 GMT Heidrick & Struggles Takes Action with Board Diversity Pledge Globally

Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII), a premier provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization effectiveness, and...


05 Nov, 2018, 17:57 GMT Chinese Shares to Rally Due to Central Bank Shift Says Chiba Taiko Partners

Chinese shares are now going to benefit a great amount as the country's central bank has increased measures to enable growth, within recent weeks...


05 Nov, 2018, 17:20 GMT Trans-Pacific Institutional Agreement Fosters Close Research Partnership

Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Waterloo sign historic institutional agreement and plan to collaborate on world-class ocular...


05 Nov, 2018, 16:54 GMT Frost & Sullivan Webinar Explores the Impact of Brexit on the UK Economy and Industry

With just five months to go until the UK is scheduled to leave the bloc, uncertainty over post-Brexit conditions prevails in the wake of deadlocked...


05 Nov, 2018, 16:36 GMT EngineeringUK: Parents Prioritise Careers That Make a Difference

Parents say teaching, medicine and engineering are careers where their children could make a difference to the world Tomorrow's Engineers Week starts ...


05 Nov, 2018, 14:00 GMT "Universities Must Do More Within the International Community" - Joint Statement from the Westlake Forum on Higher Education

Westlake University, a non-profit research university, held the first Westlake Forum on Higher Education on Oct 20th, 2018 in Hangzhou, China. The...


05 Nov, 2018, 11:06 GMT Regulatory Uncertainty Hampers South Africa's Mining Sector

The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill has loomed over South African mining firms since 2014 and caused unwarranted...


05 Nov, 2018, 09:04 GMT Infosys InStep Recognized as the Best Overall Internship Program Globally by Vault

Interns rate InStep highly for opportunities to work on interesting projects, diversity and work culture Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in...


05 Nov, 2018, 06:00 GMT In New Agreement with Arab Open University, McGraw-Hill Education Will Make Powerful Digital Learning Materials Available to Students in Nine Countries

A new agreement that expands the collaboration among Arab Open University (AOU), McGraw-Hill Education and Growmore will make McGraw-Hill's high...


04 Nov, 2018, 12:00 GMT Cautious European real estate investors look for mix of healthy occupier markets and new asset classes as the sector edges towards end of the cycle - ULI/ PwC's Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2019

The hunt for secure long-term income is driving European real estate investment as the industry hedges against potential interest rate rises and an...


02 Nov, 2018, 15:30 GMT Nexford University Approved in Washington DC to Bridge Global Skills Gap

Nexford University has been approved by the Higher Education Licensure Commission to bridge a global skills gap Nexford is an online American...


02 Nov, 2018, 07:00 GMT Evamore: Rock and Screen Stars Unite to Honour WW1 Heroes and Support War on Cancer

Rock stars and screen icons today released "One More Yard" - an EP they have recorded in tribute to the sacrifice of young World War 1 soldiers and...


02 Nov, 2018, 07:00 GMT Evamore: Rock and Screen Stars Unite to Honour WW1 Heroes and Support War on Cancer

Rock stars and screen icons today released "One More Yard" - an EP they have recorded in tribute to the sacrifice of young World War 1 soldiers and...


01 Nov, 2018, 14:00 GMT Charles Bronfman Prize Accepting Nominations for 2019; Annual $100,000 Award Honors Young Humanitarians

The Charles Bronfman Prize announced its worldwide call for nominations for its 2019 Prize. The $100,000 annual award is presented to an individual...


01 Nov, 2018, 12:06 GMT Less Than a Quarter of Smokers Stay Off Cigarettes for More Than a Year With Current Cessation Products, New Report From Foundation for a Smoke-Free World Shows

Smoking tobacco is a major cause of preventable death and disability. A billion lives are at risk: a billion people who use tobacco -- mostly smokers ...


01 Nov, 2018, 11:00 GMT Powerful STEM Robotics "Boson Kit" available across Europe

World-leading STEM hardware solution provider DFRobot has expanded its supply of its STEM Robotic resource Boson Kit for schools,...


01 Nov, 2018, 08:00 GMT Global Coalition Unites to Fight World's Toughest Cancer on World Pancreatic Cancer Day - Thursday, Nov. 15

On World Pancreatic Cancer Day, Thursday, Nov. 15, people around the world will rally together to Demand BetterSM in the fight against pancreatic...