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Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa Group publishes 25th sustainability report

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Cover story highlights a quarter of a century of commitment to the environment and to sustainabilityFuel efficiency increased by 30 percent since 1994People from 176 nations work in the Lufthansa Grouphelp alliance, the aid organization of the Lufthansa Group, supports 23,000 disadvantaged people worldwide every year Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year on the various activities, programs and advances but also challenges in the area of corporate responsibility, with the title “Balance”. In 2018, the Group identified the key areas for current…

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IMF Lagarde / Trade / US Economy

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The IMF upgraded the growth forecast for the U.S. economy but warned that trade tensions pose a risk to that momentum , Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday (June 6) in Washington. The Fund released its annual economic review of the United States, called an Article 4 consultation showing that economic activity will grow this year and in to 2020. “Our assessment is that the economy will grow this year at about 2.6% percent and next year at around 2 percent. And this represents an increase from our initial growth forecast by point 3 percent so lots of positives and…

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Automobili Lamborghini launches the “Future FAB. Innovation & Transformation Award” dedicated to women under 30

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Automobili Lamborghini has launched a new awards program dedicated to women under 30, reflecting the brand’s consistent commitment to innovation, looking towards the future, and today increasingly committed to supporting younger generations. The project is called “Future FAB. Innovation & Transformation Award”,to be presented in three categories, Technology, Sustainability, and Art, to three young women who share Lamborghini’s philosophies and approach to ideas and thereby enhancing progress in the three different areas. Innovation and transformation are intrinsic to the Lamborghini way of life and are themes running through women’s contribution to society, reflecting Lamborghini’s commitment to creating a sustainable future while…

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7 ALTCOIN PROJECTS TO LOOK OUT FOR – An Article

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Bitcoin and Ethereum are the frontrunners of the global crytocurrency industry, but some of the best altcoins show investment prospects and can be valuable later on. Just like the case of Bitcoin and other major tokens, the biggest benefactors are the early stage investors. Before becoming an early stage investor, there must be strong signs that the particular asset of interest will do well in the long run. The following altcoin projects show these signs and make great additions to any digital currency investment portfolio. 1.DRAGONCHAIN Dragonchain is a scalable hybrid blockchain platform which also functions as an incubator for blockchain-related startups trying to solve real-world…

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TOP 5 CRYPTOCURRENCY PODCASTS TO LOOK INTO – An Article

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Podcasts are a great way to acquire information and learn about any subject, especially for those who don’t have the time or interest to read long articles and books all the time. Also, unlike reading, listening to podcasts allows a person to learn easily while multitasking. Content creators are recognizing this opportunity to get across to their audiences in a better way. According to FastCompany, there are more than 700,000 podcasts available and the number is growing rapidly. Cryptocurrency is a difficult topic to learn about due to how technical it is. It is also difficult to keep up with the blockchain…

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The 20 best songs to listen to while driving

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Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen, tops the list of favorite songs for drivers90% of drivers claim that listening to music while driving provides a sense of well-being, according to a survey by SEAT UKThe key lies in the dopamine that is released in response to a pleasurable stimulus, such as a song we like The top 20 Bohemian Rhapsody, QueenDancing Queen, ABBALivin’ on a Prayer, Bon JoviI’m Gonna Be (500 miles), The ProclaimersEye of the Tiger, SurvivorWalking on Sunshine, Katrina and the WavesWake Me Up Before You Go Go, Wham!Happy, PharrellGirls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cindy LauperI Gotta Feeling, Black Eyed…

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NHL Awards Moved To Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

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LAS VEGAS -- The NHL Awards return to Las Vegas this summer at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the National Hockey League has announced. The 2019 NHL Awards presented by Bridgestone will be held on Wednesday, June 19 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. It marks the first year that the NHL Awards will be held at the resort's sports and entertainment venue and the first time Bridgestone will be the presenting sponsor of the event.  This will be the 11th year of a successful partnership between Las Vegas and the League and the 10th time the NHL will honor…

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Video material and images of the Formula E car at the racetrack

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Following the successful roll-out of the Porsche Formula E car at the test facility in Weissach at the start of March, the project is now taking its next step, testing at the Calafat racetrack in Spain, where preparations for the coming season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship enter their next phase. The latest images and video material are already available. More information on the tests will follow this evening, at the end of the test programme.

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Leather, thread and dye: cars or books?

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At first glance, binding a book and designing a car have little in common. But when creating a car there are times when state of the art technology gives way to handiwork, scissors and sewing machines. And this is where the two processes overlap. Patience and the constant search for piecemeal perfection are the secrets shared by the artisan professions, even though the end result of one weighs over a tonne and the other just half a kilo. This is how these two apparently different skills resemble each other. It all starts with a piece of paper:  This is used to…

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EU sets climate example, balancing jobs and emissions cuts

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Using market forces and tougher regulations, the EU is committed to slashing CO2 emissions and fighting climate change while supporting emissions-cutting innovation that keeps and creates jobs. The EPP Group has successfully promoted that balance in legislation on the Emissions Trading Scheme and setting benchmarks that take into consideration a Member State’s capability to invest.

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