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International News on December 27, 2012

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (December 19, 2012 – December 26, 2012)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of December 19, 2012 – December 26, 2012. Business Wire India

Resumption of Infrastructure Projects Boosts the Market for PPE in the GCC, Finds Frost & Sullivan
With a revived and growing construction sector along with rapidly expanding population, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is sparing no efforts to complete with infrastructure-related projects that were slowing down or suspended during the economic downturn Business Wire India

CDNetworks Selects Etisalat’s SmartHub to Enhance Online Shopping
Etisalat has recently formed a regional strategic partnership with CDNetworks through Etisalat’s SmartHub, to allow greater opportunities for e-commerce and online purchases in the UAE. Business Wire India

ELIQUIS® (apixaban) Approved In Japan For The Prevention Of Stroke And Systemic Embolism In Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) has announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved ELIQUIS® (apixaban) for the prevention of ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) Business Wire India

Covidien Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire CV Ingenuity
Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire CV Ingenuity. The companies expect to complete the acquisition in the first calendar quarter of 2013. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Business Wire India

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