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TOKYO - Thursday, 15. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- WSJ Intelligence undertook a new international CEO survey for global technology and business solution provider NTT. WSJ Intelligence conducted the online quantitative survey of 350 worldwide CEOs of large corporations to understand their views on how business should—or shouldn’t—contribute to society’s goals.

The CEOs surveyed were asked about their organization’s role in society, their social impact strategies, the stakeholders involved and how these strategies have been developed in the post-pandemic era. The study follows two similar surveys for NTT reported as white papers:
Building Back with Purpose in 2020 and Innovation for a Sustainable Future in 2021. Comparing the results of the previous two reports enables assessment of progress and emerging trends.

The research revealed a deep understanding that innovation and investment in technology are vital to improving ... Read more »

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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands - Thursday, 15. December 2022 AETOSWire

Accelerating Computer Vision at the Edge

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- European artificial intelligence (AI) startup Axelera AI announced today its Metis AI Platform, encompassing the MetisTM AI Processing Unit (AIPU) chip and the VoyagerTM SDK software stack – available as cards, boards, and vision systems – to accelerate computer vision processing at the edge.

The Metis AI Platform redefines affordability for Edge AI solutions without compromising on performance and is the first product in the market to offer hundreds of TeraOPS (TOPs) compute performance at an edge price-point. The products will be available in different form factors: an Edge M.2 acceleration card, offering up to 214 TOPs priced from $149, corresponding to only $0.70 per TOPs, as well as a PCIe card delivering up to 856 TOPs, powered by four Metis AIPUs. Separately, Axelera AI is working with partners to develop system ready s ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Thursday, 15. December 2022


With Phase 3 Study in Psoriasis Expected to Start in 2023, NDI-034858 Has the Potential to Demonstrate Best-in-class Efficacy and Safety in Psoriasis As Well As Multiple Other Immune-Mediated Diseases, Including Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Psoriatic Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Acquisition Strengthens Takeda’s Growing Late-stage Pipeline, in Alignment With the Company’s ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Thursday, 15. December 2022


Screening metrics unveiled as world leaders convene at COP15 to develop a United Nations-backed framework to protect biological diversity this decade

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announced the forthcoming launch of tools to help investors identify companies at risk of contributing to biodiversity loss and deforestation.

The new screening tools combine thousands of ESG and climate data points, overlayed with MSCI’s proprietary geolocation data that helps pinpoint a company’s operations. The tools, which MSCI aims to make available to investors in early 2023, include:

MSCI Biodiversity-Sensitive Areas Screening Metrics, which enable investors to identify companies that have physical assets located in areas of high biodiversity relevance, such as healthy forest ... Read more »

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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France - Thursday, 15. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB) (Paris:ALCRB), a pioneer in the development and industrialization of biological technologies to reinvent the life cycle of plastics and textiles, today published its first Sustainability Report using 2021 as the baseline year. The report outlines Carbios’ commitment to developing environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives that go beyond the industrial development of its innovative plastics biorecycling technologies. Although not subject to the regulatory requirement of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), Carbios has nonetheless structured its report in accordance with the requirements of the European directive on Extra-Financial Performance Statements.

“This first Sustainability Report aims to communicate in full transparency our CSR1 str ... Read more »

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TAIPEI - Thursday, 15. December 2022 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GIGABYTE, a leading brand of computer innovations and key player in the tech industry, resumes its strong presence at the upcoming CES (#9119 LVCC North Hall). From January 5th to 8th, GIGABYTE will exhibit its HPC products and total solutions, demonstrating the full breadth of ‘Power of Computing’ and its impact on shaping the technology landscape.

GIGABYTE is addressing a serious topic that concerns the tech industry on a global scale with its HPC solutions. The data centers in the world account for as much carbon emission as the entire aviation industry while technology continues progressing rapidly in the direction where more computing performance is required to keep up with the innovations. This challenge of balancing computing demand vs carbon footprint can be overcome by optimizing data centers' operation stability and power usage effectiveness using advanced c ... Read more »

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To explore go-to-market synergies in mutually beneficial areas of quantum computing, cryptography, and communication technologies

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, and IQM Quantum Computers, the European leader in quantum computers, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for research in quantum computing. The organizations will explore synergies in mutually beneficial areas of quantum computing, cryptography, and communication technologies.

As part of the partnership, the organizations will jointly develop new quantum computing offerings for various industries including healthcare, cyber security, and banking, among others. They will further co-develop and market quantum technology use cases in India and Finland.

Nikhil Malhotra, Global Head, Makers Lab, Tech Mahindra, said, “The fabric of computation is changing a ... Read more »

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New lead role for Digital Planning marks InvestCloud’s continued investment to support financial planning from self-directed to high-net-worth clients.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a move that underscores their prioritization of Digital Planning, InvestCloud, the global leader in digital transformation for the financial industry, has appointed Michael Roth to President of Digital Planning. In combination with their leading digital solutions for communication, shopping and selling, the company continues to invest in its suite of financial planning solutions across the entire wealth spectrum.

In this new role, Michael will be charged with driving the growth of InvestCloud’s Digital Planning proposition to support even the most complex planning scenarios – such as tax, estate, cashflow and succession planning – while tailoring solutions to meet the unique jurisdictional requirements in geographies around the world.

John Wise, CEO of InvestCloud, ... Read more »

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Collaborates with Sesam Immigration's "Green Start" Initiative to drive UAE's sustainability goals and contribute to UN’s One Trillion Tree campaign


With an aim to support the larger sustainability goals planned by the UAE government and the United Nations, Tradewind Finance contributed by planting Ghaf tree seedlings at the Al Khazzan Park in Dubai. The event was a collaborative effort by Sesam Immigration's "Green Start" Initiative and Goumbook's "Give-a-Ghaf” program. Tradewind Finance planted five seedlings each for every client onboarded globally in 2022 to make a worthy contribution of 500 Ghaf tree seedlings.

Staying ahead of the curve in driving sustainable initiatives, the organization believes in integrating cultural references for a greener and safer future. The Ghaf tree was declared the UAE’s national tree in 2008 and is a historical and cultural symbol of stability and peace in th ... Read more »

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