In less than two years since its launch, Surge has evolved into an international community of over 150 founders spread across the globe. This cohort alone has founders based in seven countries - USA, Belgium, India, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia and Australia. … [Read more...] about Sequoia Capital India’s Surge selects 17 startups who will thrive in a post-COVID world
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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Administration of Sea and Islands, in coordination with the UN Environment Programme and the World Wide Fund for Nature, hosted an international conference in both online and in-person formats on solutions to handling plastic waste in East Asian seas from November 24-26. Addressing the event on November 26, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Le Minh Ngan called for joint efforts by all parties, including policymakers, management officials, businesses and consumers to tackle the issue, which has posed serious impacts on the ecosystem and environment, especially the oceans. Ngan said that due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the world is facing another source of pollution from medical masks, especially in the context that many waste treatment plants have suspended operations due to the pandemic. The pandemic has led to the increase use of single-use products as part of measures to minimize COVID-19 spreading, he noted, adding … [Read more...] about Vietnam hosts int’l conference on tackling plastic waste pollution in oceans
10 excellent HR leaders have been recognised and celebrated for responsive human capital initiatives during COVID-19 Every sector was impacted in different ways, with some facing more difficulties than others. But even in the most affected sectors the best companies managed to outperform. One of the important early messages they communicated to their staff was that their health and livelihoods were the most important things that would be protected. In return for committing to no job cuts, their employees rallied to give their best to turning around the situation as fast as possible. When they were asked to change their jobs significantly, go that extra mile, or become creative, they were more than willing to do so. HR was central to leading this cultural transformation within their companies. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
Tiêu Yến Trinh, CEO of Talentnet Corporation and permanent vice chairwoman of the organising committee, said: “We call this the season of excellent responsive initiatives because both the contestants and the organising committee are doing their best to overcome adversity. As a member of the jury, being able to listen to the presentations by businesses, I believe that behind the brief words in the presentation slides are whole teams working together to overcome adversity.”— VNS … [Read more...] about Companies, individuals honoured for most responsive HR practices
The ability to offer cutting-edge solutions to customers and the strategic flexibility of being integrated across the value chain is a critical factor for delivering sustainable growth and will continue to be a critical factor in the tungsten space. MHT prides itself on delivering continuous, improved, and innovative product offerings. … [Read more...] about Mitsubishi Materials invests $90 million for 10 per cent in Masan High-Tech Materials