What do Meghan Markle and fidget spinners have in common?

So what do Meghan Markle and fidget spinners have in common? If you guessed that they are both two of the most searched terms on Google UK in 2017, you are correct. In fact, Meghan Markle, who will wed Prince Harry on 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle, was the top search in the United Kingdom, and the fifth globally. The next person on the top ten searches list for the UK was Tara Palmer-Tomkinson,…

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The Queen’s staff gifted with 1500 Christmas puddings

The Queen’s staff gifted with 1500 Christmas puddings

Earlier this week, The Queen hosted senior members of her staff at the Goring Hotel where she was seen leaving the luncheon. The Palace also revealed that Her Majesty had gifted all of her 1,500 strong staff with Christmas puddings. This tradition was started by her grandfather, King George V. Specifically, these are puddings from Tesco. Each of the Finest Christmas Puddings cost eight pounds. If…

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Scandinavian speakers on CSR at Singapore EU Delegation seminar

Every year the EU Delegation organizes a seminar to highlight the international Human Rights Day that takes place on December 10, under the auspices of the United Nations.

 

Building on past practice, the European Union Delegation to Singapore is organising an annual seminar to mark and raise awareness of Human Rights Day. In 2017 the seminar ‘Business and Human Rights’ held in Singapore focused on Corporate Social Responsibility and government measures to support Human Rights in Asia and Europe.

On Friday the 8th of December Swedish Ambassador H.E. Håkan Jevrell spoke about Sweden’s ambitious policy on CSR and responsible business in a panel discussion on ’CSR Practices in Asia and Europe: Government Measures to Support Business’.

And from Denmark, Mr Mikkel Larsen, Managing Director, Co-Chair of DBS Sustainability Council, DBS Bank attended a panel on ’ Private Sector Perspective: Beyond Philanthropy to Responsible Business Conduct’. Furthermore, Ms Veronica Nilsson, Programme Manager, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung attended the ’Labour Issues in Business Practices: Asia and Beyond’ panel.

Sources: Embassy of Sweden Singapore, EU Delegation to Singapore

The Duchess of Cornwall visits London International Horse Show

The Duchess of Cornwall attended events at the third day of the London International Horse Show Thursday evening. While the Prince of Wales made an appearance at the Kensington Palace staff holiday party, Camilla, a lifelong equestrian appeared to thoroughly enjoy herself at the event held at the Olympia. Camilla gladly stood for a photograph with the Chilean Huasos. She posed alongside a unicorn…

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