Friday 3 December 2021

Seara announces a plantation drive at Dubai Expo 2020

Amazon Week at the Brazilian Pavilion at Expo 2020 offers visitors the exciting opportunity to digitally plant and adopt 20,000 trees across the Amazon rainforest and the UAE.   Seara Alimentos, a major Brazilian food company part the leading protein company wor


Propelair launches in Gulf to boost region’s sustainability drive

Propelair, the UK designer and manufacturer of the world’s lowest-water-flush toilet, has entered the Gulf market through a partnership with Dubai-based bathroom and kitchen solutions provider Aquaforce.   Aquaforce, which distributes European bathroom and


UAE reports first case of Omicron variant

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the detection of the first case of the Covid-19 Omicron variant in an African woman coming from an African country via an Arab nation.    The detected case is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as p


Hensoldt ranked first in sustainability rating

Sensor solutions provider Hensoldt has been ranked number one in the aerospace and defence industry for sustainability in an initial rating by Sustainalytics for the risk of material financial impact from ESG factors.    The rating, research and data compan


ExxonMobil to double earnings, cash flow and cut emissions

ExxonMobil is positioning the company to double earnings and cash flow by 2027 versus 2019 while maintaining capital investments in the range of $20-$25 billion per year.   It will increase spending to $15 billion on greenhouse gas emission-reduction projects ov


WHO to develop global accord on pandemic control

The World Health Assembly said it will kickstart a global process to draft an international instrument under the constitution of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness and response. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General,


Food producers need a ‘greater voice’ in global climate forums

Although food is one the defining issues of the time, its producers are too often missing from global forums such as COP26 climate conference that impact their lives.    Rural small-scale farmers produce one third of global food. They are particularly vulne


GFH buys US medical offices portfolio; assets top $400m

GFH Financial Group has acquired a portfolio of medical offices in the US worth around $200 million as part of its strategy to build a portfolio of stabilised assets driven by solid long term fundamentals and operating growth.   Spread across seven states &ndash


Pratt & Whitney and Embraer partner on 100% SAF

Pratt & Whitney has signed a memorandum of understanding with Embraer to collaborate on studies of 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).    Technical teams from the two companies will engage to define an integrated ground and flight test plan for 100% S


Burjeel Hospitals focus on women, children with ‘Burjeel Farha’

VPS Healthcare has launched the ‘Burjeel Farha’ initiative, an integrated programme that will provide a full range of gynaecological and paediatric services under one umbrella.     Under the premium Burjeel brand it will offer comprehensive

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