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Farah Naz, co-author of the book Image Credit: Supplied Climate change is an alarming topic, but what is often overlooked is the fact that to achieve sustainability, action must start in our cities. Rapid urbanization has resulted in overburdened infrastructure and services and unplanned sprawl. By 2050, cities will be home to an additional 2.5 …

The departure of former Levi’s Brand president Jennifer Sey from the company on Sunday — after nearly two years of airing her personal views on mandatory school closures — sparked new international coverage on Monday. In a Monday afternoon interview, Sey said, “For me, it’s not so much about Levi’s, it’s about the stifling of …

The departure of former Levi’s Brand president Jennifer Sey from the company on Sunday — after nearly two years of airing her personal views on mandatory school closures — sparked new international coverage on Monday. In a Monday afternoon interview, Sey said, “For me, it’s not so much about Levi’s, it’s about the stifling of …

The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) yesterday called on the government to cut corporate tax in the national budget this year as well to bring the rate down to a rational level. The government has cut corporation tax by 2.5 percentage points in each of the last two budgets, bringing the rate down …

Dubai: NYSE-listed Zimmer Biomet Holdings has opened a regional office in Dubai. The medical technology service provider recorded an increase in sales of surgical robotics and implants to hospitals in the region. “This region has one of the most active digital populations,” said Erik Antos, vice president of emerging markets, Zimmer Biomet. “We partner with …

Support for public finances: The tax is part of a series of measures – including the introduction of a value added tax in 2018 – by the UAE to reduce dependence on hydrocarbon revenue and ease fiscal pressures. “We are seeing the escalation of new taxes in the GCC as part of a diversification effort. …

Cisco led an MEA Cloud Summit showcasing new ways to help customers and partners in the region accelerate digital transformations as they move more resources to the cloud. The hyper-connected and distributed world we live in today relies on the cloud more than ever, and IT teams face challenges in delivering optimal digital experiences where …

Dubai: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) inaugurated 16 new substations in 2021. These include fourteen 132 kV stations with a conversion capacity of 2,100 megavolt amperes and two 400 kV stations with a capacity of conversion of 4,000 megavolt amperes in the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park and Al Quoz 2. …

The world-famous UFC Octagon® will land on discovery + in the Netherlands and Eurosport in Spain from January, with every UFC event available to be watched live and on demand. The UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, has experienced a meteoric rise since its first event in 1993 and is now one of …

EFE executives (LR): Europe CEO of EFE Ana Martiningui; President and CEO Andrew Baird; Dima Najim, Director General of UAE; and Senior Vice President – Strategy, Partnerships and Communications, Jasmine Nahhas Di Florio, at the Dubai event Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Education for Employment (EFE), an organization focused on youth employment, reached the milestone of …

According to a recent KPMG survey, tax directors anticipate some major developments in the new year in international tax, mergers and acquisitions, technology, talent and more. KPMG 3rd Annual Head of Tax Outlook surveyed 126 corporate CTOs from various industries on global tax, M&A, technology, hiring, sustainability, and more. The survey found that 46% of …

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said it was working on additional guidelines for its corporate governance code for the telecommunications sector. Specifically, the telecoms regulator said the guidelines to be added would address the lingering problem of interconnection debt between operators and the issue of multiple mandates. Interconnection debt between operators is believed to have …

Image Credit: Provided Health and wellness is no longer just a buzzword, as research has shown that the UAE’s health landscape is affected by what we eat and how we live, leading to problems. alarming health issues: overweight, hypertension, diabetes and obesity. Dole, Al Ain Farms, Shield Me and Emirates Macaroni have launched the Health …

Appoints Keith Cenekofsky as Director Appoints Cynthia A. Dotzel Independent Chair of the Board of Directors Adopts majority voting standard in uncontested director elections YORK, Pa., December 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVLY) (“the Company”), parent company of PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company (“PeoplesBank”), now a announced several updates to …

Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (center) with company staff – Khushnuma Hassan and Mohan D. from Business Excellence, Sundararaghavan from HR and Prasad KM from IT Image Credit: Provided Tristar Transport LLC was awarded in the transport and logistics category at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) business award. Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne …

PDS Multinational Fashions Limited (“the Company”, “PDS”) is a design-driven sourcing, manufacturing and supply chain platform for leading brands and retailers around the world with a presence in more than 22 countries. PDS is no longer just a fashion company, the company has evolved into a truly global, innovation-driven plug and play platform. PDS is …

Crestwood Equity Partners LP (NYSE: CEQP) (“Crestwood & CloseCurlyDoubleQuote;) announced today that Angela A. Minas and Clay C. Williams have been appointed to serve on the board of directors of its general partner effective January 1, 2022. “I am pleased to welcome Angela and Clay to the Crestwood Board of Directors. These two highly regarded …

Pankaj Solanki, COO; Izaan Khan, CTO / Vice President and Soorya Srinivasan, CEO Image Credit: Provided Xponent is the first investment app of its kind, which allows users to link their bank account and earn returns on their spare currency investment. Each time a user makes a transaction, the amount is rounded off and the …

Image Credit: Keerthana Dana Sekaran’s story already resonates with the success stories of many Indian expats living in Dubai. Originally from the village of Kotapolur, Andhra Pradesh, she was raised by her grandparents who were farmers by profession. Recognizing the importance of maintaining their livelihood and educating their daughters, her parents ventured to foreign countries …

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) booth at the 41st GITEX Technology Week hosted the signing of several MoUs. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) booth at the 41st GITEX Technology Week hosted the signing of several MoUs between DEWA, ​​Digital DEWA, ​​its digital branch and DEWA subsidiaries of …

Reactions were swift to a 136-country deal announced by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development on Friday setting a minimum overall tax rate for large businesses of 15% and making it more difficult for them to escape the tax. tax. US PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN “For decades, American workers and taxpayers have paid the price …

(Reuters) – Reactions have been swift to a 136-country deal announced by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development on Friday setting a minimum overall tax rate for large businesses of 15% and making it more difficult for them to evade tax. “For decades, American workers and taxpayers have paid the price for a tax …

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Sep 30, 2021– Alliance Advisors, a leading global business advisory and shareholder engagement organization, is pleased to announce the addition of Etelvina Martinez to our advisory group. Since 2003, Etelvina has focused her career advising institutional and corporate investors on environmental, social and governance (ESG) and executive compensation issues …

BLOOMFIELD, New Jersey, September 30, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Alliance Advisors, a leading global organization in business advisory and shareholder engagement, is pleased to announce the addition of Etelvina Martinez to our advisory group. Since 2003, Etelvina has focused her career advising institutional and corporate investors on environmental, social and governance (ESG) and executive compensation …

DOVER, Del., September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that it is the recipient of Ethics meeting room 2021 magazine award for best corporate governance in the utilities sector in North America. Ethics meeting room Prestigious awards recognize outstanding leadership around the world for companies that have raised …

Mr. Rockson Dogbegah, President of the Institute of Directors (IOD) of Ghana, was unanimously elected President of the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN). Dr Mike Eric Juru, President of the Institute of Directors of Zimbabwe (IoDZ) was also elected Vice-President, Victoria Silutongwe, former President of the Institute of Directors of Zambia, as secretary. It was …

Marina Maher Communications has named Olga Fleming its first President of Healthcare and Business. Starting in September, Fleming is tasked with overseeing healthcare through Marina Maher Communications and her specialist agency RXMosaic, while also leading the agency’s corporate practice. She will also assume the agency’s strategy for the future in the areas of healthcare and …

UK: A whistle. What’s wrong with corporate culture? To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. No one goes to their workplace hoping to find out about wrongdoing. Yet, if a person discovers a serious problem, such as a financial irregularity or a security breach, their next steps could define the rest of …

The secretary general extends the deadline for nominations for this year’s corporate governance awards until Friday, July 30. Nominations may be submitted – free of charge – by corporate secretaries, legal counsel, compliance officers and other governance officials of listed / dominated companies in the United States, or by vendors or providers of services on …

The Secretary-General announced the jury that will nominate the winners of this year’s Corporate Governance Awards, for which nominations must be submitted by July 23. Anna Catalano joins the panel this year. She is an independent director of public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations and is currently a member of the boards of directors …

Advocates-General are increasingly in a balancing act between the demands of external stakeholders and internal considerations. They are under pressure to revise workplace policies due to increased consumer awareness of social issues and increased investor efforts for environmental, social and governance initiatives. The attorney general’s goal here is to create a better place to work …

Dr. Sandra Stites looks forward to Mother’s Day, a day when the women in her family celebrate each other. On the Saturday leading up to Mother’s Day this year, Stites, in her gray Patagonia cardigan to match her shoulder-length gray braids, joined his 88-year-old mother, 57-year-old sister, 29-year-old daughter and 25-year-old son. -Good time for …

Image: Getty Images Finance ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries reached a landmark agreement on Saturday to introduce a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15%. In a joint statement, G7 finance ministers said the tax rate would be used to target “the largest and most profitable multinational companies”. US Treasury …

PRINCETON, New Jersey and MINNEAPOLIS, May 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – MIAX®, operator of high-performance stock exchanges, products and services, and the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX) today announced the successful first day of trading of interest rate futures ” corporate taxation on the MGEX on May 24, 2021. Cash-settled futures are listed on MGEX …

Interviews for technology leadership roles help hiring managers get a feel for a candidate’s technical and leadership skills. But for Mindy Ferguson, meetings for such a role at Capital One in 2018 felt different from others throughout her more than two decades in IT. That’s because the manager, Mike Eason, asked her about what she …

There is an ongoing change in South Korean corporate culture. It’s more subtle than the country’s big cultural hits like BTS, Blackpink, K-dramas and the Oscar-winning film. Parasite-but in the long run, it may be more important. Young professionals are shaking up the rigid and hierarchical corporate systems that have become an essential part of …

There have been a myriad of conversations about the lack of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) within the television industry, but many within the company say there has been little of practical progress. As a result, top-level executives gathered for a stimulating educational session at the 34th NAMIC Annual Conference to discuss how media and …

Corporate Culture Comes Home Getty Culture can “eat strategy for breakfast,” as the saying goes, but it should be noted that culture also eats everything else along the way – technology implementations, marketing campaigns, and quality initiatives. But what happens to the culture when employees disappear from everyday view? Can it express itself fully via …

Mark McClain publishes “Joy and Success at Work” with ForbesBooks This version is published on behalf of ForbesBooks (Used by Advantage Media Group under license.) NEW YORK (February 18, 2020) – Mark McClain, CEO of the leader in corporate identity governance, Veil point, today announced the publication of Joy and success at work: creating organizations …

U.S. aerospace and defense company Boeing is still in damage control mode as its best-selling jet remains banned – but if he really wants to turn a new leaf, experts say he might consider to shake up his board. Boeing is reeling from two fatal 737 Max crashes – in October 2018 and March 2019 …

YOKOHAMA – Nissan Motor Co.’s new CEO Makoto Uchida on Friday vowed to improve the automaker’s corporate culture following the two-decade reign of former president Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested and ousted on allegations of financial misconduct last year. “I will be engaged (in my job) by focusing on rebuilding confidence and recovering business performance,” …

Around 80% of business decision-makers in Asia-Pacific recognize the importance of artificial intelligence (AI) in securing the competitive advantage of their business, but only 41% have actually started to deploy such tools. Among those who did, the lack of commitment and skills of leaders are the biggest hurdles they face, revealed in a new study …

FRÉDÉRIC, MD., February 13, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Carey International, Inc., the leading provider of innovative chauffeur-driven services, customer-centric travel technology and ground transportation logistics management today announced it has been appointed 2019 award winner Corporate Culture Award by the CCRA Travel Commerce Network. Yolanda Carneiro, Vice President of Travel Industry Partnerships and Inside …

Yesterday, Intel announced that it had chosen interim CEO Bob Swan (58) to be promoted to full CEO status. Thus, Mr Swan becomes Intel 7e CEO in its 50-year history. Swan has also worked at Intel as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2016. The company has now started to search, internally and externally, for someone …

By 2045, people of color will make up the majority of America’s population. This demographic shift, predicted by the US Census Bureau, is one reason companies are starting to take diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace more seriously. In American businesses, this has been manifested in part by the proliferation of diversity officers, who …

The Factal Seattle press team works out of downtown offices. (Factual photo) Factal, which provides incident and news alerts to corporate users, said on Tuesday it had started 24-hour global coverage after more than a year of testing with large companies. The Seattle-based startup, which came to light in August, has come under close scrutiny …

[Courtesy of Hyundai] SEOUL – In an effort to change its corporate culture, South Korea’s leading automotive group Hyundai is conducting a group-wide survey to gather employee opinions, especially when Chung Mong-koo speeds up the transfer of the company. direction to his only son. Hyundai officials said a two-week email survey of 96,000 employees across …

AMD managed to oust Martin Ashton from Intel. Until this weekend, Ashton was (breathe) Vice President, Core and Visual Computing Group, Chief Engineer, VTT and Director of Hardware and Co-Director of Architecture, VPG at Intel. If you go to Ashton’s LinkedIn page, you can see that he now lists his position simply as a corporate …

Microsoft is about to implement a major restructuring plan in which the Windows and Devices Group (WDG) will be split into two separate and more focused groups. There will be a new set of resulting groups as follows: Rajesh Jha will lead a new team focused on experiences and devices. Devices will be led by …

As Google redoubles its efforts to change its corporate culture following an internal employee memo criticizing the company’s diversity efforts, employees could scramble to keep up with a work environment that might not no longer suit them. Google fired the employee, software engineer James Damore, claiming the note violated the company’s code of conduct. The …

Digital transformation is more than just a plan, experts told the audience at the IDC Directions 2017 event in Toronto on March 28. For a business to truly transform and be successful in the modern technological age, there has to be a cultural shift as well as a practical strategy. Shawn Slack, City of Mississauga …

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, enacted Law No. 11 of 2015, establishing the Dubai World Central Corporation as a subsidiary of the Dubai Aviation City Corporation. In accordance with the law, Dubai World Central Corporation …

Northeastern University and Rogers Corporation announced their intention to establish the Rogers Innovation Center at Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, Mass. This partnership demonstrates the emergence of a new opportunity for university-business collaboration aimed at accelerating the commercialization of basic research. As a global technology leader in advanced materials …