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PARIS-Thursday 25 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To achieve a successful energy transition, Terrawatt Initiative , chaired by Isabelle Kocher, launches in its new report and on its new website (in English), the challenge of a solar kWh ‘well below’ 2 cents everywhere in the world before the end of the decade.

‘Well below 2 cents’. This simple but strong message resonating with the Paris agreement is the one the Terrawatt community is sending today to policy makers and citizens around the world.

Behind this message is a conviction: the energy transition is within reach. Bringing renewable electricity, particularly solar electricity, well below 2 cents per kWh means enabling an entire society and its economy to transform itself: the electrification of end uses, light, heat, mobility; storage; new energy carriers; green hydrogen; and many other socially indispensable innovations are becoming economically viable.

Only f ... Read more »

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SEATTLE-Thursday 25 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced The Climate Pledge Fund to support the development of sustainable technologies and services that will enable Amazon and other companies to meet The Climate Pledge—a commitment to be net zero carbon by 2040. This dedicated venture investment program—with an initial $2 billion in funding—will back visionary companies whose products and services will facilitate the transition to a zero carbon economy.

Last year, Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded The Climate Pledge, a commitment to reach the Paris Agreement ten years early and be net zero carbon by 2040. Verizon, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), and Infosys recently joined the pledge—sending an important signal to the market that there will be rapid growth in demand for products and services that help reduce carbon emissions. Amazon’s new Climate Pledge Fund will accelerate investment in innovatio ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 25 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), ranked as one of the top ten UAE universities by the Quacquarelli Symonds agency (QS), is poised to build on its strong reputation for quality by expanding its program offerings.

As universities return to the ‘new normal’, AURAK is planning to introduce four new cutting-edge academic programs. These comprise a Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, a Bachelor of ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 25 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

BenQ, the global No.1 DLP projector brand for Eleven years and global leaders in display technology, announces its range of android based wireless smart projectors for the SMB segment to amplify the efficiency of virtual meetings and wireless presentations. 

Their latest E600 Standard Throw and E800 Short Throw series come with BenQ Smart Systems that enable these smart projectors to facilitate meetings with the inclusion of useful business apps. With multiple lumen options and short-throw projectors giving screen size up to 120” screen size & standard throw projectors giving screen size up to 180” screen size provides various options to a buyer.

These projectors allow users to search for inspiration on the Firefox browser or remotely access another computer to view files or troubleshoot via TeamViewer. They can create documents collaboratively with teammates via WPS Office ... Read more »

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In support of the UAE’s efforts in facing "Covid-19"

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 21 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Viafet Genomics Laboratory is now providing screening tests for the emerging Novel Coronavirus "Covid-19" under the authorization of the Health Authority in Dubai, augmenting the Coronavirus testing facilities in the country. Viafet joins several facilities that cooperate in the battle against this disease and in support of the efforts of the UAE in facing it.

Viafet Genomics Laboratory is one of the leading laboratories in the region with a high level of efficiency and accuracy, offering in-house screening services using the latest technologies within state-of-the-art facilities, conducting all tests locally in the laboratory without the need to be sent abroad.

With centers in the United Arab Emirates, Australia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and more countries coming soon, Viafet provides an extensive r ... Read more »

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Company releases second annual ESG report and highlights response to recent global crises

DENVER-Thursday 25 June 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and pay ... Read more »

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