European Household saving rate up to 21.5 % in the Euro Area – Business profit share increases to 41.2 %. The household saving rate in the euro area was at 21.5% in the first quarter of 2021, compared with 19.5% in the fourth quarter of 2020. It is the second highest value since the beginning of the time series in 1999 (the highest was 25.0% in the second quarter of 2020). … More European Household saving rate up to 21.5 % in the Euro Area – Business profit share increases to 41.2 %
WIPO: International Seminar on “Harnessing Public Research for Innovation in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond – The Role of Knowledge Transfer Policies” (July, 20, 2021). WIPO – in collaboration with AUTM (the Leading Association in Technology Transfer), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) – is holding an international seminar to discuss how to promote the knowledge transfer from public research into the market place in more effective manners.
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Creating a waste-free future: Mexican social enterprise wins Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize. The CSV Prize has been running for over 10 years and has identified multiple initiatives for some of today’s most critical environmental and social issues around the world. This year’s competition, conducted in partnership with the non-profit organization, Ashoka, was entitled ‘How do we create a waste-free future?’. It aimed to identify and award innovative solutions with a system-change approach and a strong growth potential, or a replicable model for other social, cultural or geographical settings. These initiatives will help accelerate Nestlé’s vision of creating a waste-free future, closing the loop on packaging waste and finding alternative packaging solutions. … More Creating a waste-free future: Mexican social enterprise wins Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize
11 Hottest Tech Trends in 2076. A little more than 245 years ago, our forefathers used the best technology available to inspire colonial proto-Americans to revolt against King George. At that time, the “best” technology available was the printing press, and the “best” social network required the use of “word of mouth” in public houses. Grog was the lubricant that facilitated this communication and the rest, as they say, is history. … More 11 Hottest Tech Trends in 2076
Perswall heralds a Wallpaper Renaissance with the Installation of Xeikon’s CX500 dry toner press. The company today is described as a lifestyle brand for the career minded who wish to improve their individual and genuine self-expression. Perswall was rebranded and re-launched in March 2021 and at the same time released a new collection of designs called ‘Serene Beginnings’ signed by celebrated designer Sarah Widman with 11 wallpapers in Scandinavian tones with bohemian elements. … More Perswall heralds a Wallpaper Renaissance with the Installation of Xeikon’s CX500 dry toner press
Lonza announced the completion of the divestment of its former Specialty Ingredients business and operations to Bain Capital and Cinven for an enterprise value of CHF 4.2 billion. Albert M. Baehny, Chairman, Lonza commented: “Since announcing our intention to divest the Specialty Ingredients business, we have made significant progress in consolidating our new structure and … More Lonza Completes Divestment of Specialty Ingredients Business