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Bring Your Business Full Circle

30th March 2020 A circular economy works hand in hand with sustainable business. Discover how to embrace sustainable business practices and how UL helps empower a circular economy. When a business turns its focus toward creating a more sustainable future for our planet, innovation and improved performance often... 

WEC unpacks energy investment needs

By: Marleny Arnoldi     30th March 2020 The World Energy Council’s 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index indicates there has been a step change in progress toward basic access in some African countries, with many having made substantive improvements, particularly in access to energy and clean cooking under the United Nations Sustainable... 

$3bn social bond established to alleviate economic, social impact of Covid-19

By: Simone Liedtke     30th March 2020 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised $3-billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on livelihoods and Africa’s economies.   The Fight Covid-19 Social bond, with a three-year maturity, garnered interest from central banks and... 

Mobile money accounts surpass one-billion globally

By: Natasha Odendaal     26th March 2020 The number of registered mobile money accounts worldwide has surpassed the one-billion mark, with the processing of about $2-billion in transactions undertaken every day. A new GSMA ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’ report shows that 2019 marked a major milestone for the mobile money... 

New regulations on the cards for resources sector

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th March 2020 The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has welcomed the draft Productivity Commission report into resources sector regulation, saying a more robust, transparent and accountable regulatory system will strengthen the minerals industry once it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. The draft report... 

Powering the Future of Global Transportation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd March 2020 In this UL white paper, we explore the trends shaping the electric vehicle (EV) landscape and examine the emerging standards and requirements necessary to innovate and power safer EV technologies. Over the last decade, the growth of electric mobility has continued to increase on a global scale.... 

DuPont takes over Lodestone partners

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th March 2020 Operations management consultancy DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has acquired the assets of Toronto-based consultancy Lodestone Partners, effective end-February. This will deepen DSS’ knowledge and capability in the area of operations excellence in the natural resource and mining industry,... 

Emfuleni municipality reaches agreement to settle debt owed to Eskom

By: Simone Liedtke     18th March 2020 State-owned power utility Eskom, led by CEO André de Ruyter, met with senior officials of the Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) and executive mayors on Tuesday to resolve issues around the debt owed by municipalities to Eskom. The meeting was convened by... 

Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces extremely quiet, dry pumps

17th March 2020 Dry vacuum pumps Best in class for noise level Intelligent pump controls The HiScroll models from Pfeiffer Vacuum’s new range of scroll pumps are oil-free, hermetically sealed vacuum pumps with high nominal pumping speeds of 6 to 20 m³/h. The new pumps are characterized by their compact design... 

Wind Power

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th March 2020 Digitization is a key element of growing in the current economy while also remaining a sustainable business. Watch this video from Wind Power to learn how UL is digitizing the renewables industry: 

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