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PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris) have entered into a five-year strategic partnership to co-develop solutions in response to the major social, economic, and environmental challenges that humanity faces. A central aspect of the partnership is the creation of an academic and research chair that aims to foster the …

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Local developers say COVID-19 isn’t keeping companies from moving to the East. But economic developers are making adjustments due to the pandemic and some of those changes may be permanent. Locally these developers are switching from in-person visits and trade shows to virtual ones. It’s not just happening here in the east, …

US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled his economic plan to help the country recover from the after-effects of the coronavirus pandemic, laying great emphasis on clean energy, job creation and investment into new technologies. The President-elect announced on Monday after a video meeting with a select group of nine business and labour leaders, including …

Welcome to POLITICO’s 2020 Transition Playbook, your guide to one of the most consequential transfers of power in American history. ‘I KNOW WE CAN DO THIS’ — President-elect JOE BIDEN promised that his administration could help revive the country’s pandemic-battered economy in remarks in Wilmington, Del. on Monday. But we still don’t know who, exactly, …

Quote Under my Administration, we are no longer beholden to foreign powers or domestic radicals. We are powering our Nation on our own terms. President Donald J. Trump SAFEGUARDING AMERICAN JOBS: President Donald J. Trump will continue to defend the jobs and interests of American workers in energy and other key industries. President Trump is …

By Raffaella Ciccarelli19:58 There are concerns millions of Australians have been left out of the Federal Government’s budget, while others say it’s the “right budget, for the right time”.  Australian Council of Social Services CEO Cassandra Goldie believes the budget has left many unpaid workers “stranded”.  “Millions without paid work have been left stranded in …

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–President Ruth V. Watkins is pleased to announce that the University of Utah has formed the Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center, a centralized office that will drive the U’s expanding efforts for economic engagement for the greater Utah community. The new office builds on the work by the …

Infrastructure projects will be instrumental in post-Covid economic recovery, say US mayors US mayors believe prioritising infrastructure and technology investments are key to driving the post-Covid-19 economic recovery, according to a study conducted by the US Conference of Mayors (USCM), in partnership with Siemens USA, by the Harris Poll. The majority of mayors (89 per …

BONDY, France (AP) — The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare deep disparities across economic and racial lines in France’s health care system. Two recent studies demonstrated how the virus has hit France’s poorest communities and its Africa- and Asia-born populations hardest. Some local officials and a health advocacy group are trying to help, offering medical …

This afternoon while browsing the Vancouver Economic Commission website, I came across something most people are unaware of. That’s the city’s $426-million local “contech” ecosystem. What’s contech, you might ask? It’s the juxtaposition of construction and technology. And it can deliver much cheaper capital projects. The University of Texas Construction Industry Institute states that the adoption …