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Fellows represent next generation of sustainable apparel leaders focused on reducing water impact

SAN FRANCISCO - Thursday, July 28th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), the global leader in jeanswear, today announced ten socially and environmentally conscious entrepreneurs who were chosen to participate in the LS&Co. Collaboratory, an annual fellowship program aimed at creating a more sustainable apparel industry. More than 100 individuals from ten countries around the world applied for the program, representing a wide range of apparel businesses and ideas.

LS&Co.’s first group of Collaboratory fellows will participate in an exclusive workshop, designed in partnership with the Aspen Institute, where they will create solutions to reduce their water impact in order to advance sustainability in the apparel industry. Held this fall at LS&Co.’s Eureka Innovation Lab, fellows will work alongside LS& ... Read more »

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 Underlying revenue growth +9.1%, Underlying Core EPS +54.2%

OSAKA, Japan - Friday, July 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502):
Strong first quarter results and confidence in Management Guidance


Underlying revenue grew +9.1%, driven by a +15.3% increase of Takeda's Growth Drivers (GI, Oncology, CNS and Emerging Markets). (Reported revenue declined -2.8% to 434.0 billion yen, due to divestments and currency impacts)


Underlying Core Earnings advanced +40.4% (reported operating profit was 152.9 billion yen, up from 49.6 billion yen in Q1, 2015)


Underlying Core Net Profit and EPS were up +54.2% (reported EPS increased to 127 yen, from 31 yen in Q1, 2015)
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