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Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Measuring Gender Equality and COVID’s Impact on Women’s Work Environments

Happy International Women’s Day. Three studies that measure gender equality and the pandemic’s impact (both positive and negative) on women’s work environments were recently launched. Gender Balance Index This index,…

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The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

The Announcement of Moody’s Acquiring Cortera Prompts Another Look at this “Community Data” Provider

Last month, Moody’s Corporation announced its intentions to acquire Cortera, a North American credit data supplier. According to the press release, the acquisition will expand its coverage of small and…

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Freightwaves Launches Modern Shipper Highlighting Importance of E-Commerce and On-Demand Delivery

Freightwaves Launches Modern Shipper Highlighting Importance of E-Commerce and On-Demand Delivery

As a nod to the growth of e-commerce and the gig economy over the past year, Freightwaves has launched Modern Shipper, which can be found at www.modernshipper.com. Craig Fuller, founder…

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Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv Offers Free ESG Company Scores and Launches ESG Voice App

Refinitiv announced that its ESG company scores are now available for free and ESG data can now be accessed through the Refinitiv ESG Voice App. The scores are available on…

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S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts Launches APSI 5 Dry Bulk Weighted Index

S&P Global Platts has announced the launch of APSI 5, a new dry bulk weighted average index for Supramax class bulkers. According to the press release: APSI 5 is the…

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World’s Leading Pharma Companies are Ranked on Actions to Improve Access to Medicine in 106 Countries

World’s Leading Pharma Companies are Ranked on Actions to Improve Access to Medicine in 106 Countries

The 2021 Access to Medicine Index, produced by the Access To Medicine Foundation, which was just released, is an independent ranking of 20 of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies on…

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Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Associations are key providers of market and industry information. They provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and are the entities that develop and enforce industry standards, produce certification programs,…

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Jvion Launches AI-Driven COVID Vaccination Prioritization Index

Jvion Launches AI-Driven COVID Vaccination Prioritization Index

Accross the states, there has been widespread reporting on the slow rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations. One problem, according to Reuters, is the challenge of organizing and delivering vaccines to smaller…

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Support for Resilience and Growth: SBA Launches 20 New Women’s Business Centers and a Free Interactive Learning Platform

Support for Resilience and Growth: SBA Launches 20 New Women’s Business Centers and a Free Interactive Learning Platform

Recently the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of 20 new Women’s Business Centers (WBC) and a free digital e-learning platform geared to help women entrepreneurs grow and…

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