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(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Asahi Glass Foundation (Chairman: Takuya Shimamura) has conducted an annual survey with environmental experts from around the world since 1992. This year, we sent the questionnaire to 202 countries around the world, and received responses from 1,805 people in 130 countries. Below are the main points from this year’s questionnaire results. Further details are available in the report of the “32nd Annual Questionnaire on Environmental Problems and the Survival of Humankind,” or online at the Foundation’s web site (, starting at 11 a.m. JST on September 6, 2023.


The time on the Environmental Doomsday Clock has turned back for three consecutive years since 2021, striking 9:31 in 2023.
Looking at the time on the Clock around the world, the Clock went back more than 10 minutes compared to last year in South America, Western Europe, and the Middle East; but it moved forward more than 20 m ... Read more »

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MUNICH, Germany - Wednesday, 06. September 2023

BYD brings EV innovation to IAA, as it presents a diverse line-up of six electric cars to European consumers.
BYD announces prices for the BYD SEAL’s two trim levels: Design (RWD), Excellence (AWD).
Expanding the ‘Ocean family’, BYD introduces the spacious and practical SEAL U D-Segment SUV.
Making its premiere in Europe, is DENZA, a premium BYD sub-brand showcasing the D9 MPV.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BYD, the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles (NEVs), unveils a full spectrum of electric passenger car innovation to European consumers at the Internationale Automobilausstellung (IAA) in Munich. BYD presents five all-electric cars equipped with pioneering EV technologies, together with a sixth new energy model, the DENZA D9, an exclusive European premiere of the premium BYD sub-brand, DENZA.

The BYD HAN (E-segment sedan) and the BYD ATTO 3 (C ... Read more »

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The combined company will perform aerial inspection on over 170 GW of solar this year.
Previously a division of NovaSource Power Services, Heliolytics brings a suite of robust solar inspection diagnostic and analytic capabilities to further Zeitview’s advanced energy and infrastructure inspections.

(BUSINESS WIRE)  -- Zeitview today takes the lead in advanced aerial inspections for energy and infrastructure by acquiring Heliolytics, which specializes in photovoltaic (PV) system performance via aerial inspection and integrated analytics. The acquisition of this former division of NovaSource Power Services enables the combining of Heliolytics' data insights with Zeitview’s expertise in aerial inspection technologies. ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Organon (NYSE: OGN), a global healthcare company with a focus on women’s health, today announced the appointment of Juan Camilo Arjona Ferreira, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Charlotte Owens, M.D., as Head of Medical Affairs and Outcomes Research, strengthening the company’s global clinical and medical capabilities, advancing external relationships and fueling efforts to bring forward innovations to solve unmet health needs. Both positions report directly to Sandra Milligan, M.D., J.D., Head of Research and Development.

Dr. Arjona Ferreira brings over two decades of clinical research and development experience and a strong background in women’s health. Most recently, he was CMO of Myovant Sciences Inc., and has previously held leadership roles in women’s health and other therapeutic areas at Shionogi and Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada. Earlier in his ca ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 06. September 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, has today announced the opening in Beijing of its latest Customer Experience Center (CEC). The Center demonstrates AVEVA’s ongoing commitment to continued investment and growth in China and is the group’s fifth such technology hub globally.

At the opening ceremony, the team welcomed industry leaders and media representatives. AVEVA’s Chief Executive Officer Caspar Herzberg and, Chief People Officer Caoimhe Keogan, attended alongside regional leadership Senior Vice President, Head of APAC Emon Zaman, and local Vice President, General Manager of China Jingyi Cui, to welcome guests and share the company’s strategy and growth ambitions for China.

Caspar Herzberg, CEO of AVEVA, said: “Today’s opening of our state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center here in Beijing is a testam ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Entravision announced today it has been appointed as the preferred media sales partner for Boomplay, the #1 music streaming platform in Africa. Through this partnership, Entravision will represent Boomplay for all advertising sales and account management in Kenya.

Boomplay is a leading music streaming service provided by Transsnet Music Limited, and is available globally on mobile through the Google Play Store for Android, App Store for iOS as well as on the web via Boomplay has over 98 million Monthly Active Users in Africa, with a catalogue of over 100 million songs.

“We are proud to partner with Boomplay and bring local and international brands a solution to reach new audiences in Africa. The platform’s adoption and continued growth i ... Read more »

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MUMBAI, India - Wednesday, 06. September 2023
Mobile Money Driving Financial Inclusion: Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye, Dty. Governor National Bank of Rwanda

(BUSINESS WIRE)--“Information & Communication Technology and Digital Economy are the backbone of Rwanda’s economic development,” said Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye, Board Vice Chairperson and Deputy Governor, National Bank of Rwanda, during a fireside chat on ‘Innovation for Inclusion’ at the Global Fintech Fest 2023 (GFF 2023). Cecilia Skingsley, Head, BIS Innovation Hub, Bank for International Settlements, was also part of the session, hosted by Shri Rajesh Bansal, Chief Executive Officer, Reserve Bank Innovation Hub.

GFF 2023 is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MietY), the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), and the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) and is organized b ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, 06. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 

IT leaders are transitioning from single vendor, “one-size fits all” traditional ERP model to optimize current investments and innovate around the edges


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software, and a Salesforce and AWS partner, today announced the findings of the Censuswide Buyers Sentiment Survey, “Organizations Want More Control Over Their IT Roadmap,” examining the challenges IT leaders face around ERP and database support, vendor relationship management, and the IT support and services model. The Rimini Street-sponsored research was conducted among a sample of more than 600 U.S. respondents, consisting of CIOs and CTOs in companies with over $250m in ... Read more »

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Climate change was rated as the top issue


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Asahi Glass Foundation, chaired by Takuya Shimamura, conducted an online survey of 13,500 people in Japan and 24 other countries in total, with 6,589 participants aged 18-24, and 6,911 participants aged 25-69. Its goal was to assess awareness and action regarding environmental issues.


Overall, participants rated "Climate Change" as the most pressing environmental issue in the country or region where they reside and expressed concern over extreme weather conditions. This was followed by "Society, Economy and Environment, Policies, Measures," and "Water Resources."
The participants chose Japan as the country that is making progress in terms of public awareness and action on environmental issues, followed by the USA and China. The reasons for choosing Japan included "the people are disciplined" and "it has excellent technology. ... Read more »

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Wednesday, 06. September 2023 AETOSWire 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Intelligent power management company Eaton today announced its Power Connections business is now offering stamped battery terminals for both electrified and internal combustion passenger vehicles and on- and off-highway commercial vehicles. Eaton’s stamped battery terminals provide several benefits, including greater energy cycling performance compared to diecast or forged terminals and weight savings that vary depending on the application.

“Each of our battery terminals surpass industry standards and can be uniquely customized to customer specifications,” said John Romain, product management director, Power Connections, Eaton’s Mobility Group. “Our Power Connections technologies leverage decades of experience designing innovative electrical components for the mobility industry.”

The stamped battery terminals are customizable and com ... Read more »

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Capital will support commercial deployments for high-value metals production and bring Molten Oxide Electrolysis to market for green steel manufacturing

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boston Metal, a global metals technology solutions company, today announced the close of its Series C fundraising, bringing the series total to $262 million. New investors include Aramco Ventures, the corporate venturing arm of Aramco; global investment manager M&G Investments; natural resource investment firm Goehring & Rozencwajg; and investment management firm Baillie Gifford. Existing investor Breakthrough Energy Ventures also joined the round, and several others made additional investments in the Series C, including Microsoft’s Climate Innovation Fund, BHP Ventures and Prelude Ventures.

Building on the momentum of initial Series C funding announced earlier this year – which welcomed ArcelorMittal S.A., Microsoft's Climate Innovation Fund, SiteGround Capital and IFC, the ... Read more »

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