Banking and Insurance
Various financial service companies such as Refinitv, VISA, and PayPal have taken initiatives to show their support to the LGBTQ+ community during the pride month. The initiatives include job opportunities, welcoming workspace, safe employee network, and tackling discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community.
The news story talks about various companies in the banking and insurance industry and simultaneously highlights their contributions towards strengthening the economy as well as supporting the communities and front-line health care at a wider level.
Public and private banks have implemented return to work plans for its employees that include the use of masks, sanitisers, revised work timings, and more.
With more and more people engaging in the consumption and creation of creative content across platforms, the opportunities for the startup businesses in the creative industry have been observing a growth in the COVID-19 period. Therefore, it is safe to say that in near future the creative industry can be considered as new hub for startups and startup business ideas.
The ongoing pandemic has brought education technology to the forefront. EdTech startup, Lido Learning to raise $30 Million as a part of its extended Series B funding.
The carbon-negative vodka is made from the air (CO2) and water. The theory from startups turning CO2 into vodka promises to help stem global warming.
Jammu schools constitute a psychological task force in addition to the pre-established counseling services to fight the growing mental health and well-being issues.