Monday 27 September 2021

Innovation in MedTech driving cost-effective care

According to the World Health Organisation, the global average life expectancy increased by more than six years between 2000 and 2019 while the population grew by more than one billion. This, combined with rising cases of health conditions associated with diabetes and obesity, are putting hea


WHO issues new guidelines for global air quality

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its new Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) providing clear evidence of the damage air pollution inflicts on human health, at even lower concentrations than previously understood. The guidelines recommend new air quality levels to p


LG plans to utilise over half a million tonnes of recycled plastic

LG Electronics (LG) has announced its goal to use almost 600,000 tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030 in a concerted effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the value chain.    The goal is a part of LG’s larger initiative to create a take-back ecos


Gastech for future proofing businesses in a net-zero world

Facing unprecedented demands to deliver wholesale decarbonisation of energy, the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry is increasingly turning to advanced digital technologies. These include artificial intelligence (AI), big data and robotics to future proof businesses and ensure they thriv


Urgent call for commitment to climate action in tourism

In preparation for COP26, two information sessions were held on the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism.    The Declaration, developed by a collaborative group of leading organisations, is an urgent call for all stakeholders to commit to a deca


O&G should focus on net zero emissions: Al Tayer

The oil and gas (O&G) industry needs to take ownership of one of its greatest challenges, that is, the transition to net zero emissions, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman, Dragon Oil.    An active participation and support by all is called for, con


P&G and Carrefour join to plant 26 forests in the UAE

Procter & Gamble (P&G), home of leading brands such as Pampers, Tide, Ariel and Herbal Essences, and Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, have partnered to plant 26 forests within one year.    Launching on September 26, cust


Technip Energies, NPCC plan JV for energy transition

Technip Energies and National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), a subsidiary of National Marine Dredging company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance energy transition in the UAE and other countries in Mena.   The MoU was signed at th


DHL delivers 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses

DHL has safely delivered more than 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to more than 160 countries since the global vaccine campaign began in December 2020, playing a key role in the global vaccination roll-out.   “Looking back at the state of emergency these


WinGD takes a holistic approach to marine decarbonisation

Engine developer WinGD has developed an ecosystem of solutions around the main engine that is expected to enhance energy efficiency and enable a seamless transition to new fuels. These are the two keys to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in line with International Maritime Organisation

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