skip to Main Content

Potatoes could boost water supplies

  • 31 octobre 2010

New technology for extracting water from potatoes is being trialled by food giants PepsiCo, which owns the crisp manufacturer Walkers. They are perfecting a process to capture water released from the potatoes as they are cooked into crisps before using…

More

Dutch pension fund PNO excludes Wal-Mart over labour standards

  • 29 octobre 2010

Pensioenfonds PNO Media, the €3bn industry-wide pension fund for the Dutch media sector, has excluded US supermarket giant Wal-Mart from its investment universe because of labour law violations. “After careful consideration we have decided to add Wal-Mart to the PNO…

More

Pledge of $150m to fight neglected diseases

  • 14 octobre 2010

Six pharmaceutical companies and several governments have pledged more than $150m in medicines and funding over five years to tackle some of the most neglected diseases. The debilitating illnesses — including leprosy, lymphatic filariasis and sleeping sickness — affect 1bn…

More

Une convention collective chez Walmart

  • 7 octobre 2010

Plus de cinq ans après avoir entamé le processus d'accréditation syndicale, les employés du magasin Walmart du Plateau, dans le secteur de Hull de la Ville de Gatineau, ont obtenu une convention collective. Comme dans le cas de la succursale…

More

Plus de dames dans le monde auto ? Renault s’engage

  • 7 octobre 2010

Signer la charte « Les Elles de l’Auto » pour attirer et retenir davantage de femmes Féminiser les équipes en se fixant des objectifs chiffrés, mobiliser le management autour de cet objectif, piloter le taux de féminisation, tels sont les…

More

Ford examine algae benefits as a sustainable biofuel

  • 7 octobre 2010

Car manufacturer Ford are currently working on a new biofuel that will examine algae's suitability as a greener fuel source. Ford scientists are currently testing the suitability of renewable energy sources, such as algae, as potential automotive biofuels in an…

More
Back To Top