Imran Madden, the Director of Islamic Relief for the United Kingdom, spoke during the Bond Conference session of his concern for the principles of humanity and operating in the United Kingdom as a Muslim NGO. He believes improvement is necessary for the integration of development and humanitarian activities. He feels six years of displacement and war lives can be saved with shelter and food. Additionally, he sees the need for activities including livelihoods and education. He states donations tend to the immediate issues but rehabilitation for the future is required too.
The community groups the Islamic Relief helped establish ten years ago in Pakistan are improving services through negotiations with the local government….
At the end of last year, Unibail-Rodamco SE, a company that Bloomberg calls “Europe’s largest commercial landlord” bought the Australian Westfield Corp for the equivalent of around $16 Billion. Westfield, prior to the acquisition was one of the largest shopping center owners in the world, with locations all over the United States and the United Kingdom. Frank Lowy, who has been the owner for over fifty years, has since handed over the CEO job to his son, Peter Lowy.
Chief Financial Officer of Unibail-Rodamco, Jaap Tonckens said…
“What is blockchain?” was one of the most asked questions by people around the world in January. While a complex mechanism, it is basically a shared public ledger, also called a distributed database, which tracks transactions and ensures that the record of those transactions remains transparent and tamper-proof.
Hurricanes Jose, Irma and Maria were all-natural disasters that caused devastation and death in their aftermath. One of the agencies of the Department of Homeland Security of the United States is FEMA. This agency is responsible for the response and coordination when the state and local authorities in the United States have been overwhelmed by the occurrence of the disasters. The team from ADS, Incorporated had a unique opportunity on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017. They were able to attend a USAR training event of FEMA’s. They provided on-site support and equipment in Virginia Beach.
There are plans and talks underway that could unite two oil and energy giants that are looking to join forces in a new global energy venture according to a recent article on the Boomberg.com website. Miguel Galuccio, an oil executive and CEO with over twenty five years’ experience around the word and the largest energy private equity firm in the world, Riverside Holdings Ltd., under the leadership of founders David Leuschen and Pierre Lapeyre, are the two powerhouses said to be in private talks.