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CSD commissioned for a healthcare and medical hazardous waste management project in Egypt
(photo: satellite view of the Nile delta)
CSD was commissioned by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to implement an important project of two large incinerators for healthcare and hospital waste in the region of the Nile Delta in Egypt.
The improvement of the management of hazardous and healthcare waste is a priority for the Egyptian Government. The project in the Dakahleya Governorate should be a model for upgrading similar systems in other Egyptian governorates. It includes infrastructure subprojects as well as all the organization of all the institutional and financial models necessary to operate the waste collection and treatment.
CSD is piloting the project and will work with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Basel) and specialized Egyptian and German partners.
Already present in Latin America and in the Balkans with supporting projects to municipalities to improve waste management, CSD broadens its services to a new region for this specific thematic.
CSD is Swiss students' favorite engineering company
This year again, the «trendence Graduate Barometer» report indicated CSD as being Swiss students' favorite engineering company.
The newspaper «Handelszeitung» points out that there are this time 5100 sudents who evaluated the companies of various fields according to their attractiveness as employers.
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In the category «Swiss Engineering / IT», about 2000 students gave their opinion. CSD is classified at the same level as large multinational companies like Alstom, Bombardier or Accenture.
For the third year in a row, CSD is the first engineering company in the ranking, in front of Emch+Berger
Why do students prefer CSD over other companies ?
- It offers multiple possibilities of professionnal and personal development
- It allows the development of a professionnals' network coming from various engineering fields
- It offers a dynamic workplace and fascinating work
- It allows a great flexibility in the organization of working time as well as attractive conditions
The MOOC on “Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries” is a success !
This first Massive Open Online Course https://www.coursera.org/learn/mswm developed on this theme by EAWAG and EPFL with the collaboration of CSD is a big success.
At the end of the first session in March, 12’861 students were enrolled and 500-1000 new students are signing up every week. About 60% are from low- and middle income countries, and more than 30% are from Latin-America.
Student’s feedback is very good. The course rating is 4.8/5 (Coursera average is 4.5).
The course attracts many professionals (66%). Most participants have a bachelor, master or PhD (80%).
The next session begins on April 4th !
Registrations are open until April 18th : https://www.coursera.org/learn/mswm