Friday , December 3rd , 2021  

Bombardier Marks Dual Celebration – NetJets Accepts First Global 7500 Business Jet as Bombardier Delivers 1,000th Global Aircraft

Delivery of industry's longest–range business jet marks the first of 20 Global 7500 aircraft to join the NetJets fleet Global 7500 aircraft continues to garner significant interest from customers who value features such as the largest and most unique cabin, innovative technology, unparalleled performance and the smoothest ride MONTRÉAL, Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier...

The Carnrite Group Acquires NETZERO Middle East, Expands Energy Transition Offerings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Carnrite Group ("Carnrite"), a management consultancy with offices in Houston, London, and Abu Dhabi, has agreed to acquire Dubai–based NETZERO Middle East ("NETZERO"). The acquisition will expand Carnrite's ability to help clients form and operationalize energy transition strategies. The transaction...

African Network Fosters Unity, Fights Gender Discrimination & Advances Sustainable Development

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Dec 2 2021 – The widespread 21-month-old lockdown, triggered by the corona virus pandemic, had a destructive impact on the global economy, claimed over 5.2 million lives, destabilized governments and radically changed lifestyles worldwide. But the pandemic has also undermined the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, including its highly ambitious goal of eradicating...

Building a Disability-Friendly Workplace: Why Includability Matters

An includable leader knows that not everyone comes from the same space with the same privileges. They are aware of systemic barriers that dictate interactions between people of different genders, classes, or abilities, according to the author. Credit: United Nations By External SourceBENGALURU, India, Dec 2 2021 – In her famous speech ‘The Danger of a Single Story’, Nigerian writer Chimamanda...

Clean Energy Alone Won’t Uplift Impoverished Nations — We Must Invest in People

Solar panels generate the energy with which farmers pump water to irrigate their gardens in Pintadas, in the northeastern state of Bahia, Brazil. Credit: Mario Osava / IPS By Philippe BenoitDec 2 2021 – Last month, at the COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow, a consortium of philanthropies, led by The Rockefeller Foundation, announced a massive program to fund renewable electricity projects...

Volunteerism: Central to the Creation of a New Social Contract

By Simone GalimbertiKATHMANDU, Nepal, Dec 2 2021 – The International Volunteer Day, on December 5, is not just one of the many internationally observed days that the United Nations commemorates annually. Its significance is much broader especially because volunteerism can truly become one of the most important tools at our disposal to promote a different development paradigm and overcome all...

Sophi.io Wins at WAN-IFRA Digital Media Awards Worldwide 2021

TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophi.io, The Globe and Mail's artificial intelligence–based automation, optimization and prediction engine, won WAN–IFRA's 2021 Digital Media Awards Worldwide award in the Best Paid Media Strategy category for Sophi Dynamic Paywall, its real–time, personalized paywall engine that analyses both content characteristics and user...

Luxury Portfolio International Releases State of Luxury Real Estate Report 2022

Number of Luxury Real Estate Sellers Increases Globally; Some Buyers Expressing FOMO (Strong Fear of Missing Out); Sustainability "Critically Important' Among Affluent Buyers Worldwide Latest Report Comprises Data from Top 1–5% Bracket Surveyed Across 20 Countries, Representing an Affluent Population of Almost 32 Million Households NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luxury...

Call It ‘Old’, ‘Contemporary’, ‘Modern’ or Whatever: It Is Slavery

Teenage girls harvest tomatoes on a farm in the state of Sinaloa, in northern Mexico. Credit: Courtesy of Sinaloa Institute for Adult Education By Baher KamalMADRID, Dec 1 2021 – No matter what it is called — it is the abhorrent daily life of a billion enslaved humans.  The real number of “modern” slaves is understandably unknown. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates...

Global Solutions Needed for Pandemics, So All Can Live in Dignity

In the face of COVID-19 pandemic it was necessary to find global solutions to achieving sustainable development. Credit: APDA By Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, South Africa, Dec 1 2021 – COVID-19 highlighted significant gaps in the world’s ability to deal with pandemics, and it’s crucial these are addressed to mitigate the impacts of future global health problems, Masato Kanda, Japan’s...