Real household income per capita, which provides a better picture of people’s economic well-being than GDP, fell by 1.4 % in the OECD area in the fourth quarter of 2020. This decline occurred despite a continued rise in real GDP per capita for the OECD area by 1.0%, following the sharp increase by 9.2 % … More OECD household income falls in the fourth quarter of 2020, but grows overall during COVID affected year
Deco delivered significant ROI and Increased Customer-Retention for Design Partners . Riskified, the leading fraud-prevention solutions provider today announced the launch of the latest version of Deco, a real-time solution for recovering orders lost to card-not-present payment authorization failures. As many as one in seven attempted eCommerce transactions fail payment authorization, according to The Economist, … More Riskified launches Deco to help Merchants recover up to 20 % of Transactions Lost to Payment Authorisation Failures
Swiss Empa: Tiny plastic particles in the environment – Nanoplastics – an underestimated problem? … More Swiss Empa: Tiny plastic particles in the environment – Nanoplastics – an underestimated problem?
Asos and Fashion-Enter Ltd. Partner with Kornit Digital for Sustainable On-Demand Textile Production. Global online fashion retailer and UK supplier teaming with Kornit for adoption of efficient, low-impact direct-to-fabric digital textile printing with zero water waste and accelerated production speeds. … More Asos and Fashion-Enter Ltd. Partner with Kornit Digital for Sustainable On-Demand Textile Production
Improving the resilience of Switzerland’s energy supply. Today, May 4, 2021 sees the launch of a new research project, SUstainable and Resilient Energy for Switzerland (SURE). Over the next six years, ten research institutions under the project lead of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI will study how Switzerland can ensure its energy supply is as sustainable and resilient as possible in the coming decades. … More Improving the resilience of Switzerland’s energy supply
In 2020, 262200 persons were employed as firefighters in the 22 EU Member States with available data, representing 0.1 % of total employment in these countries. The vast majority of them were men (97%) and almost half of them were aged 35-49 (47 %). Those aged less than 35 accounted for around one quarter (27 … More How much do governments spend on fire-protection?