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European companies slow progress in gender diversity
... company DSM led the rankings with a score of 1, while British insurer Admiral showed the strongest annual progress, jumping to 0.94 from 0.6. France , Norway and Britain led the country ranking with a GDI of about 0.7, while Greece , Luxembourg , Switzerland and Poland were at the bottom of the table.
Updated: 01/20/2022
Wipro Europe ranked fifth in global Employer rankings
... of over 1,800 companies from around the world by the Top Employers Institute. The company said this was Wipro 's first year of application for the certification in Europe . Wipro stated that it gained the certification in France 2nd in the market Switzerland 3rd, the Netherlands 4th Germany 5th and the UK 5th in each region. The company said in a statement that it performed well in most of the categories, but it did not perform well in the career, work environment, diversity and inclusion and ...
Updated: 01/20/2022
U.S. investor hopeful for Credit Suisse
On July 5, 2016, a man enters the Credit Suisse offices in Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S. Reuters' Brendan McDermid disgurich, Jan 19, Reuters Reuters On July 5, 2016, a man enters the Credit Suisse offices in Manhattan borough of New York City , U.S. REUTERS Brendan McDermid ZURICH, Jan 19, Reuters -- One of the largest shareholders of Credit Suisse CSGN.S hopes the bank's new chairman, Axel Lehmann, can steer the embattled lender through a turnaround, David Herro of Harris Associates...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Russia could take further action against Ukraine: Blinken
... short order. Before talks on Friday with Russia 's foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov in Geneva , Blinken said he was relentlessly pursuing a peaceful solution to the crisis. There aren't many signs that Moscow and Washington can reach an agreement in Switzerland . The Kremlin wants Nato forces to withdraw from eastern Europe and return to 1997 levels of deployment. Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Rybakov said on Wednesday that Moscow would be satisfied with a unilateral US commitment to ...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Swiss researchers launch study to develop vaccine candidate
Swiss medical researchers said on Wednesday they have launched an early-stage study to test a next-generation COVID- 19 vaccine candidate, which would be administered via an arm patch, the latest to look at alternative methods of giving injections. Swiss medical researchers said on Wednesday they have launched an early-stage study to test a next-generation COVID- 19 vaccine candidate, which would be administered via an arm patch, the latest to look at alternative methods of giving injections. The...
Updated: 01/19/2022
New sanctions may target Russia in event of attack on Ukraine
There are growing tensions between Moscow and Western powers and the prospect of new sanctions on Russia, possibly the severest yet, in the event of a Russian attack on neighbourly Ukraine, according to LONDON, January 19, Reuters. There are growing tensions between Moscow and Western powers and the prospect of new sanctions on Russia , possibly the severest yet, in the event of a Russian attack on neighbourly Ukraine , according to LONDON, January 19, Reuters. Last week, U.S. Senate Democrats...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Global temperature: 2021 was the warmest year on record
The year 2021 was one of the seven leading international datasets consolidated by the World Meteorological Organization WMO, the year 2022 is one of this seven warmest years on record. According to six leading international datasets consolidated by the World Meteorological Organization WMO, the year 2021 was one of the seven warmest years on record. Global warming and other long-term climate change trends are expected to continue as record levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases are in the atmosphere...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Millionaires call for more tax after pandemic
... that they were not going to find the answer in a private forum. A spokeswoman for the World Economic Forum said paying a fair share of taxes was one of the forum's tenets, and a wealth tax could be a good model to deploy elsewhere, as it exists in Switzerland , where the organisation is based. In most countries outside Europe and some recent joiners in South America , the rich do not have to pay annual taxes on assets, such as real estate, stocks or artwork, because they are taxed only when the ...
Updated: 01/19/2022
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