The Inventors Working to Solve the COVID-19 Plastic Waste Problem

By Emma Batha LONDON, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From surgical masks and gloves to disposable hospital gowns and aprons, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating a mountain of plastic medical waste that is polluting the land and sea — alarming doctors and environmentalists alike. One young entrepreneur in Mexico hasContinue Reading

Nordic Enterprises Moving Forward with SAP S/4HANA Initiatives to Meet Challenges of COVID-19

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprises in the Nordics are addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by adopting cloud services and reworking their IT strategies and technology roadmaps, according to a new report published today by Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm. The 2021 ISGContinue Reading

The Intersections of Environment, Health, and COVID-19 in Africa

Environmental conditions are intimately connected with human health outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought this into sharp focus. Some countries have plentiful data about their populations to inform resource distribution and policy making. Across the continent of Africa, however, comprehensive data on human health and environmental indicators is generally lackingContinue Reading

Inventors tackle COVID-19 plastic waste mountain

Appalled by the tons of plastic trash generated by the pandemic, entrepreneurs are developing reusable PPE and turning single-use masks into everything from bricks to toolboxes By Emma Batha LONDON, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From surgical masks and gloves to disposable hospital gowns and aprons, the COVID-19 pandemicContinue Reading

COVID-19 pandemic transforms trade ecosystem for women

When COVID-19 lockdowns started and borders closed in March 2020, Euphrosine saw her sales of avocado oil plummet in Rwanda. So she created an online shop on her company’s website to continue selling her products. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on livelihoods, businesses and trade in Least Developed CountriesContinue Reading

Liquid Avatar Commends Ontario's Vaccination Efforts and Updates the Liquid Avatar Verifiable Credentials Ecosystem to Support Digital COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Records

Toronto, Canada – TheNewswire – July 19, 2021 – Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CNSX:LQID.CN) (OTCQB:LQAVF) (FRA:4T51) (“Liquid Avatar Technologies” or the “Company”), a global blockchain, digital identity, and fintech solutions company today acknowledges recent media reports on the status of the Ontario government’s decision-making process for issuing a digital COVID-19Continue Reading

Where's All This Waste Going? The Environmental Impact of Vaccinations in the Time of COVID-19

Immunization administration requires many elements, including vaccine vials, needles, syringes, and adhesive bandages.3 The COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased vigilance over the proper disposal of these materials as well as the necessity of using protective personal equipment (PPE).4 It is important to know the regulations for the proper disposalContinue Reading

Flexible Plastic Packaging Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impacts, Growth and Changes - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Flexible Plastic Packaging Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth and Change” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global flexible plastic packaging market is expected to grow from $143.79 billion in 2020 to $151.92 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7%. ThisContinue Reading

Flexible Plastic Packaging Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impacts, Growth and Changes

DUBLIN, July 16, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Flexible Plastic Packaging Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth and Change” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global flexible plastic packaging market is expected to grow from $143.79 billion in 2020 to $151.92 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)Continue Reading