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LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) today published its third Sustainability Report (2017), outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business by putting smoke-free products at the core of PMI’s sustainability efforts to address wider societal challenges, drive operational excellence, manage its social impact and reduce its environmental footprint. PMI’s commitment and ambition is to replace cigarettes as soon as possible with better alternatives to smoking for the millions of men and women who would otherwise continue to smoke.

In its report, PMI provides a more comprehensive picture of its sustainability activities. With the aim of achieving greater transparency and facilitating the assessment of its progress, PMI has included a fuller set of metrics and data trends. In addition, the company has provided more contextua ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, May 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a new presence in Mexico through the expansion of Andersen Tax & Legal in Monterrey, an industrial and multi-sectorial city. Monterrey is located in the northeast of the country and is well-known as the industrial capital of Mexico. Home of many large, international companies, Monterrey is a strategic location because of its financial and industrial activity.

Andersen Tax & Legal in Mexico became a member firm of Andersen Global in June of 2015. The firm now has offices in five locations: two in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Queretaro and Monterrey.

Jose Luis Hinojosa, new Partner leading the Monterrey office, remarked, “It is an honor to join Andersen Tax & Legal in Mexico and I’m eager to bring my experience to the team for the success of the firm with the expansion of the new office location in Monterrey.”

Hinojosa ... Read more »

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Global Operators Including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KDDI, Orange and Vodafone Launching Mobile IoT Networks as Key Step in 5G Strategy; 3GPP to Complete Release 15 with NB-IoT and LTE-M as 5G Standards

LONDON -Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today issued a new report, ‘NB-IoT and LTE-M in the 5G context’, highlighting the integral role that licensed Mobile IoT networks, such as NB-IoT and LTE-M, will play in the 5G future and, in particular, the development of ‘massive IoT’. Massive IoT is one of three principle 5G use cases, alongside critical communications and enhanced broadband, that will enable developments such as smart cities and industrial automation. NB-IoT and LTE-M will be fundamental to the development of massive IoT and in supporting and complementing 5G’s myriad use cases and applications. Leading operators including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KDDI, Orange and Vodafone are committed to d ... Read more »

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30% discounts for Emiratis in Sharjah and Government staff


Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, May 13th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Sharjah Health Authority and Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, a leading private healthcare provider in the Emirate signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide Sharjah residents with top quality medical care at discounted rates.

The MOU agreement provides 30 percent discounts on various health-related treatments and services, as well as fast track appointments, to UAE nationals and government employees, below 65 years of age, while senior UAE residents and Emiratis over 65 years are both eligible for the 30% discount. All discounts are applicable to cash services, only.

H.E Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan, Chairman Sharjah Health Authority, Sharjah Healthcare City and Member of Executive Council said, “We are pleased to associate with Al Zahra Sharjah to offer more affordable high-quality healthcare services to the peopl ... Read more »

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BRISBANE, Australia-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Key points:

    • Anatara has signed an exclusive agreement with Zoetis Inc., the leading global animal health company, to license Detach® - Anatara’s non-antibiotic approach to aid in the control of diarrhoeal disease in livestock and horses
    • Zoetis to manage worldwide development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of Detach® for livestock animals and horses
    • Agreement represents the achievement of a major milestone for Anatara and its shareholders

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Anatara Lifesciences (ASX:ANR) is delighted to announce an exclusive licensing agreement with Zoetis Inc., the leading global animal health company, for the worldwide development, manufacture, distribution and marketing of Detach® as a non-antibiotic approach to aid in the control of diarrhoeal disease (known as scour) in livestock ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GLIDE is pleased to announce the 19th Annual eBay for Charity Auction for Power Lunch with Warren Buffett. Offered through eBay for Charity, bidding for this year’s auction begins at 7:30 pm PDT on Sunday, May 27 and ends at 7:30 pm PDT Friday, June 1. Bidding starts at $25,000 and all bidders must pre-qualify at eBay.com/GLIDE. The winning bidder and up to seven friends will have the opportunity to dine with Mr. Buffett at Smith & Wollensky in New York City.

For over 50 years, GLIDE has stood with the most vulnerable, including the poor and marginalized, those challenged by illness, homelessness, hunger, discrimination and exclusion. GLIDE remains a place for all in need to find a warm meal, access to healthcare and shelter, childcare and family services, and someone to advocate for them. GLIDE serves roughly 750,000 free meals a year.

“GLIDE really takes people who have h ... Read more »

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Proposed joint venture looks to combine ADNOC’s world-scale sulphur production, ammonia and gas expertise, and logistics with OCP’s access to the world’s largest phosphate resources and leading position in the fertilizer industry

This proposed partnership will lead to the phased creation of a joint venture company holding assets in both Jorf Lasfar, Morocco, and Ruwais, UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and OCP Group of Morocco (OCP) have agreed to explore the phased creation of a new global fertilizers joint venture, in a move that will accelerate the execution of both ADNOC and OCP’s international strategies.

The proposed joint venture will build on both companies’ competitive advantages, namely ADNOC’s world-scale sulphur production, ammonia and gas expertise, and shipping and logistics network, and OCP’s access to large phos ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, remains the world’s foremost professional body of management accountants that continues to help individuals and businesses succeed in the global marketplace by harnessing the full power of business and finance; management accounting. Staying true to CIMA’s vision to change the scape of business worldwide, CIMA Middle East recently hosted its University Business Champs Challenge 2018, a stimulating experience designed to enhance young minds with business competencies, financial acumen and leadership skills. The challenge was launched with the intent of giving new and existing CIMA students from universities around the UAE the opportunity to experience an authentic business atmosphere and gain invaluable exposure amongst top-ranking employers that would broaden their horizons and bolster their future career growth.

The ... Read more »

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 Insurers can now leverage Guidewire applications for producers and service reps within Salesforce for a 360-degree view of customer relationships

 

FOSTER CITY, Calif.-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, today announced its first two digital applications for Salesforce Financial Services Cloud designed to deliver Customer Relationship Management (CRM) optimized for the unique needs of the P&C insurance industry. The applications, Guidewire ProducerEngage™ for Salesforce Financial Services Cloud and Guidewire ServiceRepEngage™ for Salesforce Financial Services Cloud, will empower captive agents and customer service representatives to better engage with their customers through stronger alignment between marketing, sales, and service, while surfacing actionable insights through the integration of poli ... Read more »

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Research shows that a better laundry regime can increase the lifetime of clothes four-fold
    Combining quality liquid or single unit dose (‘Pods’) detergent with a fabric conditioner in a cold & quick wash cycle shows best results
    Increasing life of clothes by just 10% could improve the environmental impact of fashion and save 3 million tonnes of CO2 and 150 million litres water

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- An announcement from Procter & Gamble’s leading brands, Ariel and Lenor, today revealed its ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ could extend the life of clothes by four times, keeping them looking new for longer. By switching from a powder to liquid or single-unit-dose format like Ariel pods, adding a Fabric Conditioner, such as Lenor, and washing on a cold and quick cycle, consumers can quadruple the life of their ... Read more »

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The Awards Programme recognised 30 companies demonstrating Transformational Growth across industry sectors

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, May 15th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Frost & Sullivan recently concluded its fourth edition of the 2018 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet which was held on 14th May at Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road, Dubai, UAE.  The Awards programme provided an ideal opportunity to recognise companies driven by visionary growth, innovation, and leadership that will catalyse and transform industries in the near future.

This year, 31 Awards were presented across 6 sectors: Energy & Environment, Tech Vision, Transformational Health, Transportation & Logistics, Food & Beverage and Digital Media. These Awards followed a rigorous measurement-based methodology to select recipients in each category. These companies showcased exceptional accomplishments and demonstrated superior performance in areas of ... Read more »

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