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Archives for November 12, 2020

New data for an electric world: Connected Fleet Management tools from Ford help optimize electric fleets and secure vehicles

Ford is helping commercial fleets and businesses make an easy transition to electric vehicles with new fleet-wide energy monitoring and vehicle management tools available through an easy-to-use app and web-based interface With the new electric vehicle tools, fleet operators can help optimize running costs and uptime by monitoring the performance of individual vehicles using electric […]

Mercedes−Benz will in future only source battery cells with cobalt & lithium from certified mining sites, while significantly reducing cobalt

Mercedes-Benz AG is fulfilling its responsibility as part of the sustainability offensive and is relying on sustainable supply chains for its electric vehicle fleet. Respect and protection of human rights and of the environment have the highest priority. Sourcing of cobalt and lithium exclusively from certified mines makes Mercedes-Benz AG a pioneer for the first […]

Bosch and BASF establish joint venture for digital technologies in the agricultural sector

Farmers to benefit from automated, agronomic digital solutions Accelerated digital innovations foster precision farming, resource efficiencies and sustainability First joint product to be released in Brazil, followed by Europe and North America Reduced need for crop protection products in specific applications depending on local conditions Stuttgart / Cologne, Germany – Bosch and BASF Digital Farming have […]

IMF / Kristalina Georgieva remarks at Paris Peace Forum

The world needs to focus on how to build a greener and more inclusive world after the COVID-19 crisis, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told world leaders at the 2020 Paris Peace Forum Thursday (November 12.) She stressed the importance of scaling-up public investment in as many countries as possible while focusing on climate change […]

Cayman: RCIPS investigating Indecent Assault Report

From RCIPS Nov 12 2020 Shortly after 5:00PM on Wednesday, 11 November, officers were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of an indecent assault at an address in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town, where it was reported that a juvenile girl was indecently assaulted. The suspect left the location prior to […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 12 November 2020 – ONE NEW positive

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 202 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 11 November 2020. One person, a traveller in isolation, was positive.

Pirates Arrrgghhh Coming

The Pirates Really Arrrgghhh Coming This Time! From Pirates Week Festival Pirates Week Flotilla and Party Boat Ahoy ye landlubbers!! Navigate your way to George Town Yacht Club to join the George Town to North Sound/ Rum Point Flotilla. Either BYOB (Bring Your Own Boat) or climb aboard the paaaaaarghty boat and rock your barnacles […]

Cayman Islands Crisis Centre to host upcoming Gala

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre will be hosting a Reggae styled gala Thursday, November 19 2020 at Pappagallos under the theme ‘Get Up Stand Up (Against Domestic Violence)’.  The evening includes a three-course menu with welcome cocktail and wine with dinner. The Crisis Centre is hosting this event to raise funds to support our efforts to provide safe […]

UK announces post-Brexit equivalence for European firms

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The UK Treasury has announced it will grant several equivalence rights to EEA financial firms, amid doubts the EU will reciprocate without the UK including further arrangements in their Brexit plans. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and the HM Treasury outlined a set of equivalence decisions for EU and European Economic Area (EEA) […]

Australian regulator rolls back remuneration overhaul after industry outcry

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR Australia’s prudential regulator has rolled back its plans to radically reshape its remuneration framework, after being told its introduction of a cap on financial measures for variable remuneration was a “blunt instrument” that undermined boards’ roles in setting structures. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)released a revised remuneration standard for consultation […]