GE to distribute Indian Startup’s Breast Cancer Device

Recognizing that women in 90% of the developing world don’t have access to early detection of breast cancer, Mumbai-based startup UE Lifesciences developed iBreastExam (iBE), a handheld, mobile connected, and completely wireless device which can detect tumor tissues as small as 1/8  of an inch (3-5 mm) while emitting no harmful radiation. The patented tactile  technology […]

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February 18, 2018   No Comments

India’s Aakar Innovations Creates Compostable Sanitary Pads

Twelve percent of India’s 300 million menstruating women use sanitary napkins during their menstrual cycle. One billion commercially produced disposable sanitary napkins made by companies such as Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson end up in urban sewers, landfills, as well as in rural fields and water bodies in India every month. Because of […]

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February 17, 2018   No Comments

Mondelez, Colgate Upbeat about India in 2018

Reporting significant sales growth in the latest quarter, global companies such as Mondelez, Colgate – Palmolive and Unilever are upbeat about opportunities in India and said the country remains a bright spot. Several companies posted a double digit year-on-year volume growth for the December quarter. “India is very strong, we had a 27 percent growth in […]

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February 17, 2018   No Comments

Nestle India’s Revenue Crosses $1 Billion

Nestle India announced that it had crossed $1 billion  in revenue in 2017, and that the company’s net profit grew 22.3 percent. For the quarter ended December 31, 2017, total sales grew 10.9 percent and the company posted a 60% greater net profit compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. Suresh Narayanan, chairman and […]

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February 17, 2018   No Comments

P&G Champions Gender Equality in India

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Procter & Gamble announced that it will source as much as $30 million from women-owned businesses across India in the coming three years. The move aligns the company’s global commitment to building greater gender equality with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. Working in partnership with WEConnect International in India, a non-profit that […]

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February 17, 2018   No Comments