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International Business

Diageo commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Diageo has announced a new ten-year sustainability action plan with a range of 25 bold and ambitious goals that include achieve net zero carbon...

Unilever sets bold new “future foods” ambition

Unilever has announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives within the next five to seven...

Pandemic no setback for Bangladesh’s soaring ship industry

Work is booming at Bangladesh's largest shipyard -- quite literally. It's difficult to hear anything over the cacophony of banging hammers and crackling sparks,...

Nissan’s UK business tough to sustain without Brexit trade deal – COO Gupta

Any final exit by Britain from the European Union that worsens business conditions through increased tariffs would threaten the sustainability of Nissan Motor Co's...

After books and streaming, Amazon launches online pharmacy

After books, clothes, appliances, fresh food and even streaming content, Amazon is branching into one of the last realms it has yet to conquer:...

Vodafone bounces back into first-half net profit

British telecommunications giant Vodafone announced Monday that it rebounded back into profit in the first half of its financial year in a "resilient" performance...

Huge China-backed trade pact to be signed at Southeast Asian summit

Fifteen Asia-Pacific nations are set to sign an enormous free trade deal at an online summit that started Thursday, with the pact seen as...

Pandemic keeps Uber in the red as revenue plunges

Uber on Thursday reported that it lost $1.1 billion in the recently ended quarter as the pandemic walloped its ride-hailing business, while boosting its...

Ant Group’s shock IPO suspension hammers Alibaba shares

China's shock, last–minute decision to suspend the record-breaking IPO of fintech giant Ant Group hammered shares of founder Jack Ma's e-commerce titan Alibaba on...

The Brandfather

By Andy Marino Salman Amin is the relatively new CEO of pladis, the global biscuits and chocolates giant that is parent to McVitie’s and Godiva,...