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Exploring LGBTQ Identities in India

India’s LGBTQ+ community experiences a multifaceted journey, navigating deep-rooted traditions and continuous legal battles. Fostering Resilience: LGBTQ Inclusion and Mental Health in Corporate and Community Contexts In the corporate sector, LGBTQ inclusion is gaining traction, though progress is uneven. Multinational corporations and forward-thinking Indian companies are increasingly recognizing diversity and inclusion as strategic priorities. Measures such as non-discrimination policies, acknowledgment of same-sex partnerships, and the establishment of LGBTQ employee resource groups mark significant strides towards creating inclusive workplaces. Nevertheless, smaller companies and traditional industries often fall behind, lacking robust policies…

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New DSMZ study provides initial answers to international UN decisions on biodiversity

As negotiations in Nairobi, Kenya under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity“s (CBD) scientific and technical body begin today, researchers from the Department of Science Policy & Internationalisation at the Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH have published a new study whose recommendations will be considered there. The study puts forth new proposals to measure outcomes from benefit-sharing agreements in the context of the ambitious Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KMGBF). In December 2022, the 15th Conference of the Parties to the CBD adopted the KMGBF, which…

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Ecology meets economy: How Farmers Future promotes sustainable growth

In a time when the call for sustainability grows louder, one company stands particularly in the spotlight: Farmers Future. This innovative company unites ecological responsibility with economic opportunities by inviting ordinary people to become part of their sustainable agriculture projects. A Revolutionary Model Farmers Future has developed a business model that transforms traditional agriculture. By incorporating partners into their projects, the company allows for direct participation in organic farming. „Our partners not only benefit from the satisfaction of making a positive contribution to the environment but also from the opportunity…

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EU Commissioner Thierry Breton and GSB Gold Standard Corporation Chairman ot the Board Josip Heit in the fight against online defamation

Users as well as companies and entrepreneurs are confronted with various disturbing and unfiltered content. The EU Commissioner responsible for the European Union, Thierry Breton, has threatened to launch an investigation under the Digital Service Act against social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Google and hosting providers such as GoDaddy. There are now financial incentives on the internet for spreading (fake) news. The aim is usually to achieve a wide reach, to defame people and then blackmail them, regardless of whether the content is true or false.Artificial intelligence (AI)…

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A Green Revelation: Europe’s Battle Against Greenwashing and for Reliable Environmental Information

Greenwashing is no longer a marginal phenomenon, but a global phenomenon that increasingly concerns consumers. Misleading environmental claims that companies or states use to suggest a green image have prompted the European Union to take action (European Green Claims). But how is the EU tackling this issue and what role do companies like Helvezia Pharma & Medical Care AG, which are consciously committed to sustainability, play? The EU is Fighting Against Greenwashing European consumers should no longer be victims of advertising that presents products as environmentally friendly when they are…

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The UNASDG and Neutrino Energy Group: A United Step Towards a Sustainable World

Within the illustrious panorama of scientific discoveries and technological revolutions, there exist innovations that subtly refine what’s known, and those that propel us into uncharted territories. These groundbreaking „Jump Innovations“ stand apart, not by mere enhancements, but by their transformative essence. They don’t just iterate-they disrupt, reimagine, and transcend traditional bounds. Such is the aura surrounding neutrinovoltaic technology, the avant-garde discipline set to embark on a trillion-euro journey into tomorrow. Its potential is further underscored by the strategic alliance between the Neutrino Energy Group and UNASDG, paving the way for…

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Holger Thorsten Schubarts Speech to the G20

Neutrino Energy Group’s Blueprint for Change: How Neutrinovoltaics Could Influence G20 Energy Policies Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed leaders of the world, We stand before you today with a profound sense of hope and excitement as we convene at the 2023 G20 summit in the vibrant city of New Delhi. Our gathering today is not just an assembly of nations but a congregation of visionaries, each of us holding the keys to unlock a brighter and more sustainable future for our planet. Today, I, Holger Thorsten Schubart, the founder and CEO…

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#FreeWebSearch Day

A new action day for freedom of information and democracy: 29 September Open access to online resources is a key factor for freedom of information and democracy. The new #FreeWebSearch Day on 29 September draws attention to this issue worldwide and bundles participatory actions. In the future, 29 September will stand for a free and transparent internet search: The Open Search Foundation (OSF) from Starnberg has set up a website for this new international action day and, together with partners, invites people to advocate a free web. „#FreeWebSearch Day unites…

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Misleading claims about neutral impact of products on climate and environment

Misleading claims about neutral impact of products on climate and environment Promoting products with expressions such as „climate neutral“ has the potential to be misleading and to fall foul of competition law. Such was the verdict of the Landgericht (LG) [Regional Court of] Karlsruhe in a judgment dated July 26, 2023 (case ref.: 13 O 46/22 KfH). Germany“s Unfair Competition Act (UWG) deems business practices misleading that cause a market participant to make a transactional decision that they would otherwise not have made. This includes deceptive statements relating to, among…

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Occupational Safety and Health in the European Union

The European Union has a long history of cooperation on issues of safety and health at the workplace. This collaboration has resulted in a multitude of regulations and measures aimed at reducing work accidents and occupational diseases and improving working conditions throughout the EU while considering ESG guidelines (Environmental, Social, and Governance). The main instruments at the EU level are the Framework Directives on occupational safety and health, which were first adopted in 1989. Max Leber explains that these directives promote a coherent approach to occupational safety and health across…

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