Saturday, December 3, 2022

With two top attractions in the new 7 wonders, Peru is a bucket-list pick

Chosen by over 100 million votes from across the globe in 2007, the New 7 Wonders of the World are the impressive landmarks and popular attractions. One of them, and perhaps the most mythical, is Machu Picchu. The citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru, was discovered in 1902 by Agustín Lizárraga and made known to the world in 1911 by Hiram Bingham.

Speedbird to leverage Elsight’s Halo solution for its commercial deliveries

Elsight Limited (ASX:ELS), the recognised industry player in drone connectivity solutions, announced a commercial contract for the ‘Halo’ solution has been signed and a preliminary order received from Speedbird Aero (Speedbird), a renown Brazil-based comprehensive Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) services provider. Speedbird has built UAV’s capable of transporting and delivering packages for commercial, industrial, and healthcare uses.

We don’t talk about Bruno is Disney’s lesson for corporate transparency

Make sure your 2022 sustainability report is a balanced one, with honesty and openness about the good and the bad. Not only will it help you build trust with your stakeholders, it can also signpost the way towards a more sustainable and successful future.

IFC hires Ronke-Amoni Ogunsulire as Regional Manager for the Caribbean

IFC, sector arm of the World Bank Group, has hired Ronke-Amoni Ogunsulire as the Regional Manager for the Caribbean. A Nigerian, Ms. Ogunsulire will be based in Santo Domingo, overseeing operations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the English-speaking Caribbean.

Rimini Street hires Kevin Hooper as GVP and GM for Americas region

Rimini Street, Inc., a third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, and a Salesforce partner, announced that veteran Kevin N. Hooper has joined the company as group vice president and regional general manager for the Americas Central Region, reporting to Emmanuel Richard, senior vice president and general manager of the Americas Theatre. Hooper will oversee Rimini Street’s operations in the region, which include marketing, demand generation, sales (new, cross-sale, and renewal), client success and extraordinary service delivery.

Katalyst files intent to buy Geopost Energy and further global expansion

Katalyst Data Management announced its intent to acquire the Rio de Janeiro-based oil and gas data product and service provider Geopost Energy. Geopost Energy provides seamless and instant online access to integrated data of all types, including seismic, interpretations, and well logs production data to its customers. In addition, Geopost offers continuously updated information and news on all aspects of Brazil’s offshore and onshore E&P activities.

6 ways for firms to support female talent and benefit from their skills

Australia is one of the countries, worldwide that are leading the way towards gender equality in the workplace and thus closing the participation gap between men and women.

Dole receives Grand Winner Award for social responsibility in Costa Rica

Dole plc announced that The American-Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) recognized their pineapple operations in Costa Rica, with the Social Responsibility in Action Award in the Employees Category for their project "Information and Wellbeing Centers." AmCham distinguished this project as the overall Grand Winner among over 40 submittals in the chamber’s Corporate Social Responsibility event. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the award and the first year when a Grand Winner was selected among all proposals.

Peru’s participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai culminates in a Gold Award

Peru’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai culminated with a major win at Expo 2020 Dubai: Peru was awarded Gold for Self-Built Pavilion in Category B (between 1,750 and 2,500 M2). This top prize rewarded the "Timeless Peru" concept, a synthesis of historical and diverse richness, reported the Commission for the Promotion of Exports and Tourism, PROMPERÚ.

New report: Cyber threat rises as criminals and state actors collaborate

FS-ISAC, the global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services, announced the findings of its annual Global Intelligence Office report, Navigating Cyber 2022. The report found that the rapid digitization of the financial services sector has led to a rise in global cyber threats in 2021, specifically the acceleration of high-profile cyber-attacks targeting third-party suppliers and critical zero-day vulnerabilities. This led FS-ISAC to increase its Regional Cyber Threat Levels an unprecedented three times in 2021.