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Business Economy

Andhra Pradesh tops State Business Reform Action Plan 2019; UP 2nd, Telangana 3rd

New Delhi, Sep 5 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh topped the chart in State Rankings on the basis of State Business Reform Action Plan 2019, while Uttar Pradesh and Telangana secured the second and third place respectively.
The Government on Saturday released the 'State Business Reform Action Plan 2019' ranking which shows how Indian states have fared in enhancing Ease of Doing Business for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
Madhya Pradesh stood at fourth place, Jharkhand-- fifth, Chhattisgarh-- sixth and Himachal Pradesh--seventh.
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Britannia consolidates revenue growth by 11 pc, net profit by 23 pc

19 Oct 2020 | 11:35 PM

Kolkata, Oct 19 (UNI) Britannia Industries Ltd. (BIL), India’s leading Food Company has reported a consolidated revenue growth of 11% for the Quarter at Rs. 3,354 crores.

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Nufarm and CROP ZONE Announce Cooperation to Bring Alternative Weed Control to Major European Markets

19 Oct 2020 | 10:44 PM

AACHEN, Germany, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian crop protection and specialty seed company Nufarm and the German ag-tech startup CROP.ZONE have entered into a cooperation agreement. The collaboration aims for launching Nufarm's and CROP.ZONE's hybrid herbicide solutions across major European markets, starting with the implementation of an early adopters program for the 2021 season in Benelux and Germany from 2021 onwards.

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Nominations invited for 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity

19 Oct 2020 | 10:43 PM

ABU DHABI, UAE, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF) today launched the 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity with a global call for nominations.

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Freeport-McMoRans Steve Higgins Elected as Chairman of the Board of the International Copper Association

19 Oct 2020 | 10:41 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Board of Directors of the International Copper Association (ICA) elected Steve Higgins, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Freeport-McMoRan, as its Chairman of the Board. He will serve in this capacity for two years.

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Private Equity Firms That Are ESG Strong Are Likely to Be the Winners, as Businesses Reset Following the Shocks of 2020, a New Survey by ERM Shows

19 Oct 2020 | 10:40 PM

LONDON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of leading private equity (PE) firms by ERM, a world-leading sustainability consultancy, has found that companies that have embraced environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are now having a distinct advantage in value creation.

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