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For the eleventh year, honorees sharpen their focus on long term-ism as a sustainable business advantage and harness integrity to impact change. NEW YORK -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced 124 companies spanning five continents, 19 countries and 52 industry sectors as the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies® honorees. Since 2007, Ethisphere has honored those companies who recognize their role in society to influence and drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world. These companies also consider the impact of their actions on their employees, investors, customers and other key stakeholders and leverage values and a culture of integrity as the underpinnings to the decisions they make each day. “Over the last eleven years we have seen an impressive shift in societal expectations, aggressive emergence ... Read more »
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● 4th cycle of unique perception study of UAE motorists ● Road infrastructure is growingly popular ● Very positive trend: roads become overall less dangerous ● Positive trends: driving enjoyment, reduced commute time and speeding ● Stable trends: tailgating, distracted drivers and lane swerving ● Despite good trends, the absolute levels of misbehavior are still high! Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Coinciding with the 33rd GCC Traffic Week, the 4th cycle of UAE Road Safety Monitor delivers encouraging perception trends throughout. UAE’s motorists cherish the government’s continued efforts to further improve the road traffic infrastructure and at the same time they give evidence, that UAE’s roads become safer overall. Driving enjoyment increases and we see decreased commute times and less speeding vehicles. Trends for other misbehavior on our roads remain stable, namely for tailgating, lane swerving and distracted driving. The 4th cycle of this ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 14th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Dubai Airports has unleashed the world’s fastest free wi-fi connection at an airport to millions of passengers that travel through DXB each month. Aptly named WOW-Fi, the service provides internet connection up to a staggering 100mbps surpassing all other airports. This follows Dubai Airports’ launch of an upgraded free unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi connection across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) in December last year. Commenting on DXB’s latest offering, Michael Ibbitson, Executive Vice President of Technology and Infrastructure at Dubai Airports said, “As the biggest international airport in the world, we are at the heart of many journeys across the globe. To support these travellers, late last year we launched unlimited free high-speed Wi-Fi across our airports but our goal was to offer something they have never experienced at an airport before. With WOW-Fi passengers will get a speed of ... Read more »
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Company is recognized for developing a sustainable material used for cleaning aluminum interconnects TEMPE, Ariz. -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Versum Materials, Inc. (NYSE: VSM), a leading materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, announced today it received the “Excellent Performance Award” by the world’s largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC). TSMC maintains a rigorous supply chain, and each year recognizes its most valuable suppliers who have made an outstanding contribution to the supply of advanced materials and equipment used in semiconductor manufacturing processes. On February 23, 2017, Versum Materials received the prestigious “Excellent Performance Award” from TSMC in the Taiwanese city of Hsinchu for its contributions to TSMC. TSMC recognized Versum Materials for developing a new formulated post etch residue remover, a sustainable alternative to the material previously suppl ... Read more »
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LONDRES -Mardi 14 Mars 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Des mesures urgentes sont nécessaires pour limiter les répercussions mondiales de l'élévation des taux d'obésité, d'après un rapport publié ce jour par Aetna International, un leader international de l'assurance santé. Aetna International a compilé des données de l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS), des Nations Unies, des gouvernements et de l'industrie alimentaire mondiale, pour réaliser une analyse exhaustive présentant un tableau fidèle de la question de l'obésité au niveau planétaire. Le rapport, intitulé "Globesity: Tackling the world’s obesity pandemic", exhorte les gouvernements, producteurs alimentaires, détaillants, employeurs et compagnies d'assurance à unir leurs efforts pour faire face à la crise de l'obésité. Richard di Benedetto, président d'Aetna International, déclare: "Il n'y a pas de doute, l'élévation des taux d'obésité nous indique qu'il est nécessaire de changer d'approche en matière d'alimentati ... Read more »
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LONDON -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Urgent action is required to limit the global fallout from rising obesity levels, according to a report published today by Aetna International, one of the world’s leading health insurance providers. Aetna International combined data from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the United Nations, governments and the global food industry to form a comprehensive analysis which presents a true picture of global obesity. The report, “Globesity: Tackling the world’s obesity pandemic”, calls upon governments, food producers, retailers, employers and insurance companies to combine their efforts to tackle the obesity crisis. Richard di Benedetto, President of Aetna International, said: “The rise in obesity rates make it clear; there needs to be a shift in the narrative around diet and healthy living. We must work together to combine our knowledge and expertise in order to curb the rise of globesity.” The WHO statistics show tha ... Read more »
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Palm Springs, California -Monday, March 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] In recognition of its innovative efforts in stretching the boundaries of big data and location-based analytics, front-running IT solutions and services provider ITWORX, has been named the 2017 ESRI Partner of the Year for Big Data & Analytics. ITWORX garnered the prestigious award at this year’s Esri Partner Conference, held recently in California-USA, crowning the Company’s successful implementation of its ‘InSite Suite’ a location-based behavioral analytics solution, in collaboration with Esri, for the Telco sector. "By bringing the power of Big Data to ESRI's geo-spatial platform, ITWORX ‘InSite Suite’ significantly improves the way Telco Operators draw insights from their data assets; enabling more relevant customer conversations, and faster and better-informed decision making." said Hafez Hamdy, ITWORX CEO. ITWORX ‘InSite Suite’ helps Telco operators know how and where their customers flow in different geograp ... Read more »
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