Perhaps the most abused, and overused, phrase in information
technology is “new and improved” or “new features that
increase productivity” or something similar. With Exchange
Server 2007, Microsoft really has every right to make those claims, and many more. Although
Exchange Server is now more than 10 years old, it keeps growing and evolving, partly because
of customer demands and partly because Microsoft continues to push messaging to places it
has yet to go.
In recognition of the importance of establishing gender
equality around the world, the United Nations
Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) was
established as a separate fund within the United
Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1984. At that
time, the General Assembly instructed it to “ensure
women’s involvement with mainstream activities.”3 The
Platform of Action resulting from the 1995 Beijing World
Conference on Women expanded this concept, calling
it “gender mainstreaming”—i.e.
Thus, an overwhelming majority of the funds
garnered from the urban non-retail segment
are short-term investments. Further, this is
not a short-term trend as it has been noticed
over a period of a few years. Therefore, if
the industry wants to change the age profile
of the funds it has at its disposal, it needs to
seriously look at the other investors i.e. retail
investors and high net-worth individuals
(HNIs) in the urban and semi-urban areas.
This will also help fulfil the objectives of
Missing the Target researchers consistently heard of the need for global
actors to coordinate their efforts much more closely in the countries
where they work. The Interagency Task Team on Children and HIV
and AIDS (IATT)
, led by UNICEF and composed of representatives
from UNAIDS co-sponsors, donors, NGOs, academic institutions and
other organisations, is charged with helping coordinate policy and
programming on the country and global level.
There are different types of sanitization for each type of media. We have divided media
sanitization into four categories: disposal, clearing, purging and destroying. Disposal exists
where media are just tossed out with no special disposition given to them. Some media can be
simply disposed if information disclosure would have no impact on organizational mission,
would not result in damage to organizational assets, would not result in financial loss or would
not result in harm to any individuals.
The dimension of the stock price-inflation puzzle that generated the greatest sustained
academic interest, however, was the apparent negative relation between expected inflation and
subsequent stock returns. The explanation that garnered early support was known as the “proxy
hypothesis”. First articulated by Fama (1981), this hypothesis held that (i) a rise in inflation
augurs a decline in real economic activity; and (ii) the stock market anticipates the decline in
corporate earnings associated with this slowdown.
We did not identify any prospective cohort studies, which would be the strongest study
design to assess this question of risk. Consequently, our conclusions are tempered by the limited
available evidence. Based on these data, gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable band seem
to confer minimal if any risk for nutrient problems, as long as maternal nutrition is maintained.
Founded in 1883, the HeC alumni association is one of the largest in France with
more than 45,000 members in 113 countries. it provides a platform for the exchange
of experiences, ideas and information, facilitates entry into the professional world
and accompanies career advancement. Services and events include career guidance,
personal coaching, career fairs and seminars, monthly meetings with business
leaders and an annual international management forum drawing together major
senior business executives, experts and international business personalities.
Proteins synthesized in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) are properly folded
with the assistance of ER chaperones. Malfolded proteins are disposed of
by ER-associated protein degradation (ERAD). When the amount of
unfolded protein exceeds the folding capacity of the ER, human cells acti-vate a defense mechanism called the ER stress response, which induces
expression of ER chaperones and ERAD components and transiently
attenuates protein synthesis to decrease the burden on the ER.
Wastes are materials generated as a result of numerous anthropic activities and should
be disposed to prevent environmental pollution which aff ects human health and contributes
ecosystem degradation. Most of the environmental problems, which we are
dealing with, are a result of improper management of wastes. In particular, fresh water
resources are under serious stress throughout the globe. Water supply and water quality
degradation are global concerns.
Ecological Engineering for Solid Waste Management
Humans generate solid wastes as by-products from all of their activities. Disposing of these solid wastes has become a challenge, especially as population densities have grown.
During my career, some 35 years, there has been a growing realization that
the goal of successful nuclear waste management and the final disposal of
long-lived radionuclides can only be attained by a thorough understanding
of the behavior of key, technogenic radionuclides in the environment. Within
a nuclear reactor, these radionuclides are created by fission, neutron capture
and subsequent beta-decay reactions on actinides, mainly
U, and by
activation nuclear reactions.
Sewage sludge as an uncalled for product of wastewater treatment poses the challenge to
society of disposing of it, but at the same time gives us the opportunity of beneficial use by
closing the cycle of nutrients: sludge derived from agricultural activity must return to soil if
a sustainable and ecologically sound management of these materials is desirable (SEQUI et
al. 2000). At present the major ways of disposing of sewage sludges are deposition, landfill
and incineration, only part of the sludges are used in agriculture. ...
The second half of the book deals with catastrophe avoidance through understanding and controlling chemical processing hazards. The order of the chapters in this section is first) understanding hazards, second) passive catastrophe prevention systems, and third) active protection systems. Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter Chapter 11. Sources of Ignition 12. Electrical Hazards 13. Deflagration and Detonation Flame Arresters 14. Pressure Relief Systems 15. Effluent Disposal Systems 16. Fire Protection 17. Explosion Protection
Today there is not a single aspect of the world that can escape the scrutiny of environmental analysis, and business activities stand at the crux of many issues. Some of the issues that today’s executives need to understand to be environmentally literate include: air, water, and land pollution; the production and disposal of hazardous wastes; solid waste disposal; chemical and nuclear spills and accidents; global warming and the greenhouse effect; ozone depletion; deforestation and desertification; biodiversity, and overpopulation.
This book examines women’s financial activity from the early days of the stock
market in eighteenth-century England and the South Sea Bubble to the mid
twentieth century. The essays demonstrate how many women managed their
own finances despite legal and social restrictions and show that women were
neither helpless, incompetent and risk-averse, nor were they unduly cautious and
conservative. Rather, many women learnt about money and made themselves
effective and engaged managers of the funds at their disposal....
The Fund’s exposure to liquidity risk is concentrated in
the daily cash redemptions of shares. The Fund primarily
invests in securities that are traded in active markets
and can be readily disposed. In addition, the Fund
retains sufficient cash and cash equivalent positions
to maintain liquidity. The Fund may, from time to
time, enter into over-the-counter derivative contracts
or invest in unlisted securities, which are not traded
in an organized market and may be illiquid.
Muñoz Escobar et al. Energy, Sustainability and Society 2011, 1:4 http://www.energsustainsoc.com/content/1/1/4
Potential uses of Elodea nuttallii-harvested biomass
Marcela Muñoz Escobar1*, Maryna Voyevoda2, Christoph Fühner1 and Andreas Zehnsdorf1
Abstract Elodea nuttallii (PLANCH) St. John, an aquatic plant native to North America, shows invasive traits outside of its area of origin. In Europe, the plant has spread rapidly in water bodies. In Germany, the massive occurrence of E. nuttallii restricts recreational activities on lakes.
Any gain or loss from disposal of a segment of a business (product sector), together with
the results of these operations until the date of disposal, are reported separately as
discontinued operations. The financial information of a discontinued segment of business
is excluded from the respective captions in the consolidated financial statements and related
notes. Comparative figures for prior periods are restated accordingly.