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Costa Crociere Foundation and Sahara Forest Project Join Forces for Sustainable Farming in the Desert of Jordan

For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.
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For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.

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For the first time guests onboard Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises ships calling at Aqaba, Jordan, will taste vegetables produced by using saltwater and solar power in the desert. The initiative contributes to the revegetation of desert areas in Jordan.

Climate Change Matters to Investors and Leaders

by Carl R. Tannenbaum, Ryan James Boyle, and Vaibhav Tandon
Blog

I was born too early to benefit much from Sesame Street, but I still loved The Muppets. Kermit the Frog was my favorite character; alternatively in full control and overwhelmed, Kermit struggled to make sense of the nonsensical. To this day, there are times that I feel confronted with the same challenge.

Kermit produced numerous pearls of wisdom, such as: 

“Beware of advice from experts, pigs, and members of Parliament.” 

“It’s nice to be important. But it’s important to be nice.” 

Whirlpool Corporation Launches #AgelessTechnology to Bridge Widening Technology Gap in the Middle East

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As technology evolves rapidly, the gap in access to technology platforms and utilization rates among generations has been growing. Furthermore, interaction between the younger and older generations has been diminishing as a result of changing communication behavior among young adults. To address these issues and raise awareness about them, Whirlpool Corporation has embarked on a journey to bridge the gap between older and younger generations, bringing them together under the #AgelessTechnology movement.

Sustainable Leadership in the Middle East – The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company (KDD) has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

WELL in the UAE: Trailblazing Towards a Happier, Healthier Future

by Kate Rube, Vice President, Technical Solutions
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If you spend just a few days in Dubai, it’s clear how critical real estate has been to the city’s economic success and population: construction cranes scatter the sky, huge billboards advertise new homes from mega developers and model communities representing dozens of acres dominate the lobbies of many buildings. Yet real estate has also contributed to some of the biggest health and safety challenges that face Dubai and the broader Middle East today.

Mitigating and Managing Business Risk in the Middle East: A Challenge for Supply Chain Managers

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Since the end of 2016, companies around the world have been re-evaluating business risks in their supply chains in the Middle East and other key regions due to political turmoil and other unforeseen events.  The increasing pace of global change and uncertainty combined with the unique nature of disruptions in key markets have placed supply chain risks at an all-time high, according to a report issued this week by the Charted Institute of Procurement

Atlas Copco’da Çeşitlilik Yaklaşımını Handan Şahin, VP Holding Türkiye & Orta Doğu Anlatıyor:

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Atlas Copco’nun kadın kariyerine bakışı genel olarak nasıldır? Global yaklaşım konusunda bilgi verebilir misiniz?
Eşitlik, adalet ve çeşitlilik, Atlas Copco’nun çalışan yönetimi sürecinin en önemli temelleridir. Tüm Atlas Copco şirketlerinin ortak amacı, gerek milliyet gerekse cinsiyet bakımından çeşitliliği artırmaktır. Sürdürülebilir ve karlı büyüme için önceliklerimiz arasında, toplumdaki çeşitliliği yansıtan elemanları işe almak bulunuyor.

From VP Holding Perspective: Learn More About Atlas Copco’s Diversity Approach

An Interview with Handan Şahin, VP Holding Turkey & Middle East
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What is Atlas Copco's general perspective towards women's career? Can you provide information on the global approach? 
Equal opportunities, fairness and diversity are fundamental pillars of AC’s people management process. The common purpose of all Atlas Copco companies is to increase diversity both in term of nationality and gender. Our priorities for sustainable, profitable growth include the ambition to recruit a workforce that reflects the diversity found in society

MAG Property Development Partners with Delos™ to Introduce New Wellness Single Family Homes in the Middle East

Press Release

Dubai, December 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MAG Property Development (MAG PD), the real estate development arm of MAG Group, today announced a partnership with pioneering wellness real estate and technology firm Delos™,  to introduce to the UAE wellness inspired homes over the next five years. The first project to be carried out by the partnership will be the residences at “MAG of Life Creek Resort”,  the world’s largest wellness concept in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) Phase 2.

Bloomberg and the MiSK Foundation to Explore Multi-Year Financial Education and Business Journalism Training Initiative for Young Saudis

The program would advance financial literacy and journalism in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Bloomberg, the global business and financial information leader, today announced at the MiSK Global Forum in Riyadh, the signing of an agreement with the MiSK Foundation to explore a number of joint initiatives. The collaboration would see Bloomberg develop and deliver cross-disciplinary education and training programs focused on business, economics, finance and journalism to enhance the skills and knowledge of young finance and media professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

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