G-7 Pledges Put Coal on Notice, Could Boost Climate Aid | Business News

By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Officials from the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced Friday that they will aim to largely end greenhouse gas emissions from their power sectors by 2035, making it highly unlikely that those countries will burn coal for electricity beyond that date. Ministers from the G-7 countries meeting … Read more

Japan to resume tourism in June; only packaged tour for now

Japan to resume tourism in June;  only packaged tour for now

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will open its borders to foreign tourists in June for the first time since imposing tight pandemic travel restrictions about two years ago, but only for package tours for now, the prime minister said Thursday. Beginning June 10, Japan will allow the entry of people on tours with fixed schedules and … Read more

LA County health officials urge workplace safety as COVID-19 spread continues

LA County health officials urge workplace safety as COVID-19 spread continues

New COVID-19 cases on the rise in LA County COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Los Angeles County, health officials say. LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County health officials urged employers Tuesday to use “common sense strategies” to combat COVID-19 in light of the increasing spread of the virus. The urgent came as the … Read more

Startups selected for pitch competition at Summer Fancy Food Show

Startups selected for pitch competition at Summer Fancy Food Show

NEW YORK — Five startup founders will present to a panel of industry judges at a new pitch competition hosted by Naturally New York in partnership with the Specialty Food Association on June 13 during the Summer Fancy Food Show. Participating companies will vie for an opportunity to win prize packages with a total value … Read more

Davos Updates | More Businesses Join Green Tech Partnership | Business News

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The World Economic Forum and leaders of some of the world’s largest businesses are announcing the expansion of a partnership aimed at propelling green technologies. The First Movers Coalition includes businesses that make major purchases around green technologies and down their supply chains. The idea is to send market signals that … Read more

Davos Gathering Overshadowed by Global Economic Worries | Business News

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Soaring inflation. Russia’s war in Ukraine. Squeezed supply chains. The threat of food insecurity around the world. The lingering COVID-19 pandemic. The risks to the global economy are many, and it’s led to an increasingly gloomy view of the months ahead as corporate leaders, government … Read more

NRA 2022 – The trends driving the restaurant industry’s recovery

NRA 2022 – The trends driving the restaurant industry's recovery

CHICAGO – Foodservice food and beverage suppliers showcased the latest innovations at the National Restaurant Show held in Chicago May 21-24. Scattered among long-established Windy City brands, such as Vienna Beef, Eli’s Cheesecake and Grecian Delight, were restaurant operators from around the world sampling products that speak to consumer trends and at the same time … Read more

Beckley Psytech Strengthens Senior Leadership Team With Appointment of Dr. Laura Trespidi as Chief Development Officer | News

Beckley Psytech Strengthens Senior Leadership Team With Appointment of Dr. Laura Trespidi as Chief Development Officer |  News

OXFORD, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 24, 2022– Beckley Psytech, a private company dedicated to addressing neurological and psychiatric disorders through the novel application of psychedelic medicines, has today announced the appointment of Dr. Laura Trespidi as Chief Development Officer. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220523005870/en/ Dr. Laura Trespidi, Chief Development Officer (Photo: … Read more

Davos Updates | Experts Push for Promotion of ‘Blue Foods’ | Business News

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The director of the Center for Oceans Solutions at Stanford University has called for the integration of ‘blue foods’ — a shorthand for fisheries and other aquatic products — into the global food system. “Blue foods are an important part of the food system but generally ignored in global discussions and … Read more