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Bank Alfalah and British Council Pakistan Operational Alliance Signing Ceremony

Bank Alfalah and British Council Pakistan Operational Alliance Signing Ceremony
A signing ceremony led by Nauman Ansari (CEO Bank Alfalah) and Dr. Jo Beall (Director Education and Society, British Council Executive Board) was held on 5th October 2017 at British Council Library, Karachi. This ceremony marked the formal initiation of an Operational Alliance for CSR Digital Social Spaces and other activities between the British Council Pakistan and Bank Alfalah Ltdincluding the establishment of Digital Social Spaces at selected Bank Alfalahbranches countrywide and the inclusion of British Council-curated libraries at Bank Alfalah Airport Premier Lounges. This partnership reflects both organisations’ commitment to social responsibility, innovative thinking and the use of cutting
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PEPSICO REPORTS PROGRESS AGAINST PWP 2025 GOALS

PEPSICO REPORTS PROGRESS AGAINST PWP 2025 GOALS
PepsiCo reported progress towards its ambitious Performance with Purpose 2025 Agenda sustainability goals, announced last year. The company improved performance against goals in each of the Agenda’s three focus areas – Products, Planet and People – while returning over $7 billion cash to shareholders during the same year. In its latest Sustainability Report, released today, PepsiCo also reasserted its aspiration to deliver sustainable change across the company, its value chain, the food and beverage industry, and the wider world through Performance with Purpose. “Last year, we doubled down on Performance with Purpose, our vision to deliver top-tier financial results over
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FINCA ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ANALYTICS PVT LTD

FINCA ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH ANALYTICAL PVT LTD
FINCA, one of the fastest growing micro finance banks in Pakistan, has selected Analytics (Private) Limited (APL) as a strategic partner to power its journey towards becoming a data-driven organization. This partnership will be enabled by IBM’s analytic platform which consists of market leading business intelligence and data manipulation tools. FINCA takes pride in being an early adopter of technology in Pakistan, and this initiative will enable them in leveraging data to understand customer needs, enhance customer experience, and scale their rapidly growing digital financial services platform “SimSim”, which has recently launched. APL will be working closely with FINCA to
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FFC join hands with Kaus-e-Kaza to support the under privileged population

FFC join hands with Kaus-e-Kaza to support the under privileged population
Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited (FFC) has signed an MoU of strategic partnership with Kaus-e-Kaza Organization (KKO) to help the vulnerable and privileged population . Mou has been signed between the official non-profit organization of FFC, Sona Welfare Foundation (SWF) and a leading NGO in Pakistan, KKO in Rawalpindi. The aim of the strategic partnership is to share expertise, resources and available platforms to reach out to deprived population in remote areas, especially women through skill development, vocational training and other initiatives for poverty alleviation. The MOU was signed by chief operating officer of SWF Brig Abid Mahmud and Executive Coordinator of KKO Dr. Fauzia
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Pfizer signs MoU with Aman Health Care Services

Pfizer signs MoU with Aman Health Care Services
Pfizer Pakistan Limited and Aman Health Care Services signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly conduct a disease awareness on Overactive Bladder, via Aman’s telehealth services, through qualified healthcare professionals (HCPs) over the phone. The signing ceremony was held at the Aman Foundation head office in Karachi, attended by Pfizer Pakistan and Aman Health Care Teams. One of the symptoms of OAB is feeling the urgency to urinate and using the toilet 8 or more times in the day or 1 or more times in the night. This partnership enables patients/general public to call at 9123 number to seek
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PepsiCo Launches Second Edition of Change the Game Challenge

PepsiCo Launches Second Edition of Change the Game Challenge
The Change the Game Challenge, launched by PepsiCo for the first time in 2016, is back. Through the Change the Game Challenge, participants – in teams of two – are asked to solve this year’s business challenge of starting their own health and nutrition business in the food and beverages space and to clarify which health and nutrition business they will start and why. Given the success of last year’s competition, the Change the Game Challenge 2017 has been opened to even more countries than before, including Pakistan, giving millennials in 10 countries the opportunity to sign up. Furqan Ahmed
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blueEX partners with Elahi Group of Companies to excel in the Logistics Market

blueEX partners with Elahi Group of Companies to excel in the Logistics Market
blueEX – the pioneer in eCommerce logistics and facilitation in Pakistan, is now gearing up for the boom in online retail.  As a fully equipped last-mile delivery provider, blueEX is now partnering with the Elahi Group of Companies (EGC) to increase investments in their infrastructure to make major inroads into the logistics industry. Mr. Danish Elahi, CEO of Elahi Group of Companies and Mr. Stirling Cox, have decided to invest in blueEX Logistics and bring their long-serving expertise to the organization. With this partnership, blueEX is poised to becoming a formidable force in the logistics industry utilizing Elahi Group’s expertise
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Jobs for Pakistan’s Generation next

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Pakistan’s recent census 2017 has revealed a staggering population of 210 million and according to the UN population fund report 63% or 132 million are between the ages of 18 and 33. Out of this 69 million are 15 or under and 58 million between 20 to 24. For Pakistan the need for creating and sustaining employment for its pipeline of millennials is turning into a ticking time bomb. The rapid adoption of technology by millennials means that they are more familiar with searching for information online, communicating and networking through social media, they want to move on very quickly,
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LUMS Ranked Among Top 50 In Asia By Qs Graduate Employability Rankings 2018

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The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) stands as the number 1 university in Pakistan. It is among the top 50 in Asia and among the top 250 universities in the world, according to a new ranking of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018. Featuring 495 universities across 65 countries worldwide, this is yet another momentous achievement for LUMS in the league of regional and global rankings. This is helped by the fact that LUMS achieved scores in the following categories: Graduate Employability Rate of 94.3 Employer Reputation of 29.1 Employer-student Connections of 63.9 Alumni Outcomes of 39.5 Overall Score of
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PepsiCo Pakistan signs Women’s Empowerment Principles

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PepsiCo Pakistan signed on to the Women's Empowerment Principles, a joint initiative of UN Women and the UN Global Compact. These Principles provide a set of considerations to help the private sector focus on key elements integral to promoting gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community, through policy and action. "We are so proud to partner with UN Women on the critical issue of women's empowerment in Pakistan," said Mr. Furqan Ahmed Syed, Vice President and General Manager for PepsiCo Pakistan and Afghanistan. "PepsiCo has been a corporate trailblazer when it comes to empowering women – inside and outside the
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