Bell steps down as Aristocrat company secretary

first_imgCroker also noted that during his tenure Bell oversaw a number of acquisitions. This included a $500m deal to acquire social gaming provider Plarium in 2017, and the supplier’s $990m deal to acquire Big Fish Games from Churchill Downs Incorporated in 2018. Bell steps down as Aristocrat company secretary After six years in the job, Bell will be succeeded first by Tracey Elkerton while Aristocrat awaits full regulatory approval for his full-time replacement, Kristy Jo, to fill the role. Bell was commended for his legal expertise, and thanked for “playing an instrumental role in many of the M&A transactions that have transformed ASX in recent years” by Aristocrat chief executive Trevor Croker. 10th June 2021 | By Nosa Omoigui Aristocrat recently enjoyed positive half-year results for 2021, generating A$2.23bn (£1.27bn/€1.48bn/$1.80bn) worth of revenue. This was mostly thanks to the success of the supplier’s digital segment, which made up for a decline in machine sales because of the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the land-based gaming industry. Email Address Topics: People People moves Recruitmentcenter_img Tags: ASX People Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX) has confirmed that deputy general counsel and company secretary Richard Bell has resigned from his position. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: Oceania Australialast_img read more

Nation Media Group (NMG.rw) 2011 Presentation

first_imgNation Media Group (NMG.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2011 presentation For more information about Nation Media Group (NMG.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Nation Media Group (NMG.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Nation Media Group (NMG.rw)  2011 presentation Company ProfileNation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with interests in print, broadcasting and digital media. Nation Media Group operates in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Multi-media platforms include newspaper and magazine publications, radio and television broadcasting, and digital marketing publications. Nation Media Group generates and distributes content created to inform, educate and entertain consumers to a multi-cultural audience across East and Central Africa. The media house was founded in 1960 in a turbulent political era by His Highness the Aga Khan and became a voice for African people. Nation Media Group is listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchangelast_img read more

FMBcapital Holdings Plc (FMBCH.mw) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgFMBcapital Holdings Plc (FMBCH.mw) listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about FMBcapital Holdings Plc (FMBCH.mw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the FMBcapital Holdings Plc (FMBCH.mw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: FMBcapital Holdings Plc (FMBCH.mw)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileFMBcapital Holdings (FMBCH) is the Mauritius based holding company for the FMBcapital Group and was listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange in September 2017 following a one for one share swap with First Merchant Bank of Malawi shareholders. FMBCH has banking and finance operations in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is primarily an investment holding company with interests as follows: First Capital Bank, Malawi – 100% (established June 1995)First Capital Bank, Botswana – 38,60% (established July 2008)Capital Bank Mozambique – 70% (acquired June 2013)First Capital Bank, Zambia – 49% (acquired June 2013)First Capital Bank in association with Barclays – 62% (acquired October 2017) Through its subsidiaries, FMBCH offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services to both corporate and retail sectors. The Global Credit Rating Co. has consistently given FMB an annual Long Term Rating of A+ and a Short Term Rating of A1 since 2007. FMBcapital Holdings Plc is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchangelast_img read more

£5k to invest? I’d follow these Warren Buffett tips

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. £5k to invest? I’d follow these Warren Buffett tips If you’ve £5k, or any other amount, to invest, then following Warren Buffett’s advice on money and financial planning may be a sensible decision.Indeed, Buffett is, without doubt, one of the world’s most successful investors. Over the past 70 years, he’s spent decades carefully selecting stocks and buying companies.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…And his strategy is based around a few simple tips that are quite straightforward to follow.Warren Buffett tipsHis first piece of advice is to avoid debt. This is applicable for both personal balance sheets and businesses. The most common reason why firms fail is too much debt. It’s also one of the most common reasons why people get into financial difficulty.Therefore, if you want to improve your financial position, paying off any outstanding debt, or avoiding borrowing altogether, may be the right decision. At the same time, if you’re looking for businesses to invest your hard-earned money, it might be best to avoid companies reliant on borrowing.Invest for successAt the age of 89, Buffett’s been investing for seven-and-a-half decades. He realised pretty early on that the stock market was one of the best ways to build wealth over the long run. So he started investing as a teenager. The rest is history.We can learn a lot from this approach. Over the past 100 years, UK stocks have produced an average return of 5% per annum after inflation. Stocks outperformed every other asset over this time frame.As such, if you’re looking to build your wealth over the long run, it makes sense to follow Buffett and buy stocks. While he picks stocks himself, he also advocates buying an index fund. This may be the best option if you don’t have the time to research lots of individual companies.Hold cashHistory shows that buying stocks at low levels generates the best returns over the long run. Buffett swears by this approach. That’s why he likes to have a lot of cash ready to take advantage of opportunities. Right now, the billionaire investor has about $130bn of cash ready to invest in attractive opportunities.The average investor may not have anywhere near as much money, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from this approach.Having cash on hand ready to take advantage of opportunities and provide a cushion in uncertain times, is very sensible. With that in mind, it may be best to only invest what you can afford and leave several months of cash in a savings account.This would provide dry power to take advantage of attractive investment opportunities if there’s another stock market crash. It would also provide cash to cover living expenses in an economic downturn.The tips from Buffett won’t make you a millionaire overnight, but they could put you on the path to financial freedom in the long run. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Image source: The Motley Fool Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Rupert Hargreaves owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves Rupert Hargreaves | Sunday, 12th July, 2020 | More on: ^FTSE Enter Your Email Address Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge!last_img read more

Comité de Solidaridad con las Personas Desnacionalizadas

first_img Rector Hopkinsville, KY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC [Comité de Solidaridad] Seis semanas después de la ronda de consultas del presidente Danilo Medina a sectores políticos y religiosos y a casi ocho meses de la infausta sentencia 168-13 del Tribunal Constitucional (TC), es tiempo más que suficiente para que se materialice la solución humanitaria y acorde con los principios fundamentales de la Constitución  y el derecho internacional que ha sido reiteradas veces prometida. Por encima de toda consideración está el sufrimiento y daño causado a decenas de miles de personas que tienen suspendidos sus derechos fundamentales.1.- En primer lugar debemos señalar que este Comité de Solidaridad está constituido por más de 500 dominicanos y dominicanas de diversos sectores sociales con el objetivo de contribuir a una solución humana que reivindique los derechos constitucionales y los compromisos de la nación con los preceptos fundamentales del derecho internacional, con ánimo de entendimiento y respeto de la diversidad, no para estimular la confrontación, la exclusión y el odio que algunos tratan de sembrar.2.- En cumplimiento de ese objetivo hemos tocado todas las puertas donde podíamos encontrar interlocutores, desde el presidente de la República y sus más cercanos colaboradores, al presidente del Partido de la Liberación Dominicana, el expresidente de la República Leonel Fernández, hasta el liderazgo político, empresarial, religioso y social. Es relevante que en todos ha habido comprensión sobre la justeza y necesidad de una solución que restituya los derechos conculcados, aunque por diversos caminos. Ello incluye a los dos mayores líderes del partido gobernante y que tiene absoluta mayoría en las cámaras legislativas, y de manera relevante a todos los líderes empresariales y religiosos con los que hemos conversado.3.- Vale precisar que en la reunión que sostuvimos con el doctor Leonel Fernández hace cinco semanas, él nos informó de un consenso que había alcanzado con el presidente Medina para reconocer mediante ley las actas de nacimiento registradas por los oficiales del Estado Civil antes de la sentencia 168-13, lo que revocaría las desnacionalizaciones. Aunque compartiendo los criterios del TC que las ha considerado improcedentes, entiende que no se puede hacer pagar el “error del Estado” a personas que no han intervenido en su materialización.4.- Seguimos sosteniendo que la sentencia viola una docena de preceptos constitucionales y reiteramos nuestra preferencia por una solución dominicana al conflicto originado por la circular 12-07 de la JCE y la sentencia del TC, partiendo del planteamiento del numeral 2 del Artículo 18 de la Constitución que reconoce la ciudadanía a “quienes gocen de la nacionalidad dominicana antes de la entrada en vigencia de esta Constitución”, así como del Artículo 110 de la misma Constitución que ratifica el principio jurídico de la no retroactividad de la ley: “En ningún caso los poderes públicos o la ley podrán afectar la seguridad jurídica derivada de situaciones establecidas conforme a una legislación anterior”.5.- Sin embargo, si somos incapaces de hacer prevalecer los principios constitucionales en torno a los derechos de la nacionalidad de los nacidos en el país antes de la Constitución del 2010 que cambió el marco jurídico al respecto,  tenemos la posibilidad de apelar a una opinión consultiva de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), prevista en el artículo 72 de su reglamento y en el 64 de la Convención Americana de los Derechos Humanos, instrumentos ratificados por el Estado dominicano y que son parte del bloque de constitucionalidad de acuerdo con el artículo 74.3 de la Constitución de la República.6. La prolongación de este grave conflicto solo sirve para que la nación dominicana siga siendo cuestionada en todos los ámbitos del derecho internacional y sigamos recibiendo acusaciones de xenofobia y racismo de organismos y organizaciones, así como de medios de comunicación social de todo el mundo. Esos cuestionamientos, en vez de disminuir como algunos esperaban, han estado en permanece crecimiento con el paso de los meses. Con el agravante de que al final nos espera un dictamen revocatorio y vinculante  de la CIDH  considerado inevitable a la luz de  su jurisprudencia, especialmente por la sentencia del 2005 sobre el caso Yan y Bosico.7.- Como planteamos en comunicado del 29 de noviembre, “La superación de este conflicto, que ha dividido profundamente a la sociedad dominicana, permitirá centrar la atención en la recién presentada propuesta de  “Plan Nacional de Regularización de Extranjeros en Situación Migratoria Irregular”, discutido durante casi dos años. Esta propuesta parece más realista y viable, y supera considerablemente las dos versiones anteriores. La misma  contempla las medidas fundamentales para iniciar el control de la desproporcionada inmigración haitiana. Saludamos este esfuerzo normativo que deberá proseguirse con otros de carácter nacional y bilaterales, al tiempo que reclamamos que no se le contamine pretendiendo ahora aplicarlo a nacionales dominicanos, nacidos en el país, como ocurre en el Párrafo del Artículo 8 del Proyecto.”Superemos definitivamente este diferendo y permitamos que el gobierno concentre toda su atención en los grandes propósitos que presentó al electorado hace dos años.-Santo Domingo, 13 de mayo del 2014.Equipo de CoordinaciónMiguel Ceara Hatton               Carmen Amelia CedeñoJuan Bolívar Díaz                    Mons. Julio César Holguín K.Víctor Víctor                              Wilfredo LozanoEulogia Familia                       Cristóbal RodríguezRev. Mario Serrano                 Ana SelmanGuadalupe Valdez                   Pavel Isa ContrerasRoque Félix                               Sergia GalvanGuillermo Esterlín                   Manuel Robles Featured Events Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate Diocese of Nebraska New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Director of Music Morristown, NJ Comité de Solidaridad con las Personas Desnacionalizadas Tiempo suficiente para hacer justicia Press Release Service Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Submit a Job Listing Rector Washington, DC An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Collierville, TN Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CAcenter_img Featured Jobs & Calls Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Press Release Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Posted May 14, 2014 The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Tampa, FL Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit an Event Listing Rector Albany, NY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Belleville, IL Rector Shreveport, LA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ last_img read more

Tomas Lavanini suspended for a week for diving on tryscorer

first_imgTuesday Mar 1, 2016 Tomas Lavanini suspended for a week for diving on tryscorer Newcomers to Super Rugby, Argentina’s Jaguares, had a good start to the tournament with a 34-33 victory over the Cheetahs. Discipline was an issue though, with a number of yellow cards in their first outing, and this incident involving Los Pumas lock Tomas Lavanini.ADVERTISEMENTAs the Cheetahs scored in a dominant first half, Lavanini dived into the ribs of home centre William Small-Smith for a 24-3 lead.The Argentine second rower was spoken to by referee Stuart Berry and after the attempted conversion, the Cheetahs were awarded a penalty on the halfway line. Incidentally, Cheetahs flyhalf Fred Zeilinga missed both kicks.Lavanini was cited and originally charged with 10.4(a) Punching or striking, but that was amended to 10.4 (g) Dangerous charging. A player must not charge or knock down an opponent carrying the ball without trying to grasp that player.SANZAAR Duty Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC accepted a guilty plea from Lavanini, who has been suspended for one week. In his finding, Mr Hampton ruled the following:“I found the offence to have an entry point in the low end range which starts at a two-week suspension.ADVERTISEMENT“I did not consider there to be any aggravating factors to take into account. I did take the player admitting guilt for the offence into account as a mitigating factor. This entitles the player up to a 50 per cent reduction in sanction which I applied.“This results in a one week suspension being imposed on the player.”You can view the incident above as a loop, and a full video below<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Apartment Blocks in Nanterre / X-TU

first_imgSave this picture!© Luc Boegly+ 30 Share ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/289389/apartment-blocks-in-nanterre-x-tu Clipboard 2012 Architects: X-TU Area Area of this architecture project Acoustics: “COPY” Apartments Year:  Projects Photographs Area:  13 m² Area:  13 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project photographs:  Luc BoeglyPhotographs:  Luc Boegly, center_img CopyApartments•Nanterre, France 2012 Year:  “COPY” France Apartment Blocks in Nanterre / X-TUSave this projectSaveApartment Blocks in Nanterre / X-TU Lasa Developer:EPADESAEconomics:CETHQE:Le Sommer EnvironnementSite Area:2,317 sqmBasement:1,948 sqmNº Of Apartments:164Cost:22.7m Euros + taxArchitect In Charge:Nicolas Desmazières, Anouk LegendreProject Leader:Nicolas JomainCity:NanterreCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Luc BoeglyRecommended ProductsWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroA VERTICAL LANDSCAPEThe inspiration to create this architectural landscape in its urban setting came from the original specifications for the project. Strong vertical fragmentation was another requirement, as was a broken skyline. As requested, the south facade features large six- to ten-metre openings, which are integrated by the vertical fragmentation. The volumes are split vertically by planted breaks. These clean-cut spaces structure the organisation of the ground plan and create a transparency between the terraces and the Promenade des Provinces Françaises.Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyAlong the latter, the carved-up volumes are structured into two levels, one – lower – at the level of one of the local roads and the other – higher – at the level of Avenue des Terrasses. The lower section of the buildings forms a single cohesive structure, unifying the whole and providing a solid basis for the vertical landscape. The verticals are accentuated by the use of contrasting materials for the south facade and the inner surfaces of the breaks.Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyIn fact the south facade has a continuous glazed outer layer that forms a glasshouse in winter and provides ventilation in summer. This glazing turns partially inwards towards the bottom of the facade, initiating the passage from one urban space to the other. The assembled volumes, with their vertical, horizontal and transverse planes, form a landscape that is fragmented to a greater or lesser degree but nevertheless cohesive in its diversity.Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyThe whole seems hewn, sculpted out of one material. The urban silhouette is broken against the background of the sky: each volume is just as high as it needs to be. This is a system born of multiplicity and the recognition of individuality …Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyBackgrounds can be seen through the breaks, illustrating the depth of the block, evoking the next street, telling of other dissected volumes that together create the new urban feel desired by the town planners: a many-faceted, human town that dreams of having a skyline like any major city.Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyFACADES AND MATERIALSThe facades vary according to their orientation and situation. The double skin of the south facade optimises passive solar gain and the overhanging slabs serve the same purpose as awnings, protecting the interior from the sun. This glazed layer – composed of “nako”-type adjustable horizontal slats – unifies the volume of the building. The slatted windows give substance to the facade, like a taut veil drawn across the occupational diversity of these spaces. So everyone can express coherently a clear individuality whilst preserving the general harmony.Save this picture!The double skin transforms the facade into a living space, increasing the usage value of the apartments. A glasshouse in winter, a ventilated space in summer, this will invite occupants to experiment with secondary crops at home as part of a personal environmental initiative. The future inhabitants of these apartments will be pioneers of the new way of living. Towards the bottom of the building, this double skin turns back to become one with the facade, forming a cantilevered volume extending towards the square and accentuating the horizontality of the levels.Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyColoured openings animate this homogenous skin, a manifestation of its substance. Through their free and random arrangement, they symbolically express the diversity of individual lives and paths. Their depth and thickness vary depending on the facade, their usage value residing mainly in their suitability for sunny conditions. Their warm, dynamic hue responds to the red volumes of the neighbouring buildings. They are cheerful and create a strong identity for the building, asserting it as the habitat of the future for the new breed of town dweller. The west, east and north facades are clad in precast concrete lazured to give a clear pearly effect. They contrast subtly with the south facade. The load-bearing shear walls are of silvery concrete.Save this picture!© Luc BoeglyLOGGIAS, TERRACES, AND A NEW WAY OF LIVINGThe new town dwellers of today aspire to the outdoors, the sun and the wind, to getting back in touch with the world of plants and helping in their own way to improve the environment. Loggia-glasshouses increase the surface area of the apartments, allowing them to benefit from free calories in winter and providing protection from the wind. They also provide an opportunity to experiment with genuine individual off-ground crops.Save this picture!The loggias serve as internal / external areas of transition and as such, provide an opportunity to move around from room to room by different routes. They also help to mitigate noise and improve thermal management. Experiments carried out on urban roofs in Cuba serve as the inspiration for green terraces on the seventh floor, which will provide kitchen gardens for apartments with no south-facing facade or loggia. Colourful terraces offer sheltered outdoor areas in hollows in the facades.Project gallerySee allShow less’Emerging Realities’ International Student WorkshopArticles’Urban Sponge’ Competition Entry / Gemawang Swaribathoro + Indra Nugraha + Morian Sa…ArticlesProject locationAddress:NanterreLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/289389/apartment-blocks-in-nanterre-x-tu Clipboard Apartment Blocks in Nanterre / X-TU CopyAbout this officeX-TUOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsNanterreHousingFrancePublished on November 05, 2012Cite: “Apartment Blocks in Nanterre / X-TU” 05 Nov 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Feast of online fun

Howard Lake | 5 October 1999 | News Feast of online fun Save the Children Fund have teamed up with successful UK Web site Lastminute.com to raise funds from a celebrity food book. Fantasy Feast 2000 is a collection of 250 fantasy millennium parties drawn up by people such as Baroness Thatcher and Monica Lewinsky.A different celebrity’s idea is featured every day. The book isn’t launched until 14th October but you can order it via Lastminute.com and save money.Save the Children itself gets extensive space on the promotional page, with details on its current campaign against using children as soldiers. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. read more

Asthma UK highlight true danger of the condition

first_img Howard Lake | 8 February 2008 | News Jenny, a 31 year old with asthma, comments: ‘I developed severe asthma when I was 18. Until then I guess I had the usual view – that somebody with asthma just felt a bit wheezy now and then and needed to use an inhaler. Now I’ve seen it from the other side as I fight for breath each day, frequently being admitted to hospital. Asthma is deadly serious’. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Comedian Bill Bailey has also pledged his support for the campaign and comments, ‘Whether it’s been debilitating, sometimes life-threatening or more commonly just annoying, asthma has been my unwelcome companion for most of my life. Anything which helps people to function and live a normal life with asthma is a Good Thing. I offer my wholehearted support to Asthma UK.’ Asthma UK is launching a media campaign called ‘Don’t Wait’ to highlight the true danger of asthma and raise vital funds to support research into the causes and treatment of the condition which affects 1 in 5 households in the UK.The nation-wide integrated campaign, which launches on Monday 11 February, uses the Don’t Wait message to urge people Don’t Wait to fund research today that could save lives tomorrow and features in national press adverts and inserts, web adverts, direct mail, PR activity and a microsite www.dont-wait.org To make a donation, visit www.dont-wait.org or for further information about Asthma UK, visit our website www.asthma.org.uk. Advertisementcenter_img The campaign, which follows a successful DRTV campaign, aims to make more people aware of how serious asthma can be. In fact more people die each year of asthma than cervical cancer and testicular cancer combined and a shocking 2.6 million people in the UK live on a knife edge because of difficult to control asthma. Sadly, they face frequent hospital visits or can be stuck in their own homes, trapped by breathlessness. Neil Churchill, Asthma UK Chief Executive comments: ‘Asthma UK is one of the UK’s major funders of asthma research, spending more than the Government in this area, yet each year we are unable to support all of the high-quality research proposals we receive due to lack of funds. Tragically every 7 hours a person dies following an asthma attack, but with regular donations Asthma UK can continue to fund vital research projects and bring about the breakthroughs that could save lives.’ Ends Asthma UK highlight true danger of the condition Tagged with: Digital Individual giving About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Marks & Spencer’s raises £2m for Macmillan Cancer Support

first_img  121 total views,  3 views today Howard Lake | 19 January 2016 | News Tagged with: charity of the year corporate Events Macmillan Cancer Support Customers and employees of Marks & Spencer’s raised more than £2 million for Macmillan Cancer Support in 2015. This is nearly £700,000 more than they raised for the charity in 2014.Of 2015’s total, the highest achieved in the partnership so far, £1.6 million derived from M&S’ involvement in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The retailer has supported this event as headline partner for the last six years.The annual fundraising day took place on Friday 25 September 2015, and involved thousands of M&S employees supporting the campaign throughout September. M&S’ Food business took a lead role in the promotion, offering various ways for customers to support Macmillan in the retailer’s cafes and food halls. Marks & Spencer’s raises £2m for Macmillan Cancer Support The final total is expected to be even higher as M&S is continuing to support Macmillan through both its charity Christmas cards and the new ‘Sparks’ loyalty card. Macmillan is one of nine charities that are supported by ‘Sparks’, with a penny from every transaction going to customers’ chosen charity. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2center_img Macmillan is also a recipient of proceeds coming from carrier bag sales in store.Steve Kemp, head of Food Retail at M&S, said:“Each year we are astounded by the efforts of our wonderful teams and customers in getting behind our partnership with Macmillan, and this year our expectations have been exceeded yet again! £2 million is an absolutely fantastic amount to have raised, and we are proud to support the incredible work Macmillan does. More than one in three of us will get cancer in our lifetime and it’s the toughest fight most of us will ever face”. Advertisement Macmillan’s Director of High Value Fundraising, Claire Singlehurst, added:“We are delighted that M&S has raised £2 million for Macmillan in 2015. This is a remarkable achievement and I would like to personally thank all of the generous M&S colleagues and customers who made this possible. Every penny raised will help fund more vital Macmillan professional posts in communities across the UK, to help ensure that no one has to face cancer alone.”Shortlisted for awardThe Macmillan and M&S Partnership has been shortlisted for a Retail Week Award 2016, for Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year. Other M&S fundraisingThe remaining £400,000 was raised through a range of employee fundraising, promotions and events, including a fundraising ball. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  122 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2last_img read more

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