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Toilet tech fair in Delhi shows how to tackle global sanitation woes

Mar 23, 2014

Toilet tech fair in Delhi shows how to tackle global sanitation woes

Scientists who accepted the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's challenge to reinvent the toilet showcased their inventions in the Indian capital Saturday. The primary goal: to sanitise waste, use minimal water or electricity, and produce a usable product at low cost. #ThisisNext #Technology #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #Sanitation #Toilets #Toilet challenge
There will be almost no poor countries by 2035: Bill Gates

Jan 22, 2014

There will be almost no poor countries by 2035: Bill Gates

Bill and Melinda Gates are optimistic about the future for the world's poor and say three myths are hampering progressive efforts to fight disease and poverty. #Poverty #TheySaidIt #Bill Gates #Aid #Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation #poor countries #Melinda Gates
Terrorism a disease that Pakistan will eliminate: Nawaz Sharif

Dec 19, 2013

Terrorism a disease that Pakistan will eliminate: Nawaz Sharif

The Pakistan government will eliminate terrorism, a "disease" that has inflicted society, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said today. #Pakistan #Taliban #Nawaz Sharif #Melinda Gates Foundation #Ahmet Davutoglo #Chris Elias
Microsoft's top three investors push for Gates to step down as chairman

Oct 03, 2013

Microsoft's top three investors push for Gates to step down as chairman

Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, according to people familiar with matter. #United States #China #Apple Inc. #US #Technology #Google Inc. #Microsoft #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #Xbox #Bill Gates #Surface #ValueAct Capital Management
Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

Aug 23, 2013

Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

A USD 5-million project to develop environment friendly toilets in China, which is being funded by Bill Gates, is expected to be replicated in India. #China #USA #Bill Gates #Sanitation #Toilets #Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation #waste disposal

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Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

Aug 22, 2014

Markets, Aging and Solutions

As Procter & Gamble Co. takes new aim at aging Americans by making and marketing products for adults suffering from incontinence , the move confirms one thing: While good public policy can help transform the billion of us over age 60 by 2020 into a s... #Fujitsu #Google Inc. #Procter & Gamble Company #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

Aug 13, 2014

Almost half of government bonds held within State

Almost half of Irish government bonds are now held by institutions inside Ireland, including the main banks and the Central Bank, according to new data. It's a contrast to before the crash when as much as 85pc of Irish bonds were held by investors ab... #Bill Gates #European Central Bank #Moody's #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #John Corrigan
Bill Gates' 'environment-friendly' toilets could come to India next

Aug 16, 2014

Bio Matters: Oklahoma researcher on quest to cure sickle cell disease

By Jim Stafford, For The Oklahoman Late on a Sunday evening in 2009, Robert Broyles, pushed a key on a computer and submitted a grant application to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Then a professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Medi... #Oklahoma #Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation #University of Oklahoma