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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 24 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia UAE), under the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has opened registration for the 3rd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award. The award, with total prizes worth USD 1 million, aims to find sustainable and innovative solutions for water scarcity. Suqia has upscaled the award to include new technologies to produce, distribute, store, monitor, desalinate and purify water using renewable energy.

Suqia has added the Innovative Crisis Solutions Award to the three existing categories: Innovative Projects Award, Innovative Individual Award, and Innovative Research and Development Award. This encourages a larger number of research institutions and individuals to participate in the Award.  

The Innovative Crisis Solutions Award is worth USD 20,000 and is allocated for small enterprises, research institutions and NGOs to innovate proje ... Read more »

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 J.P. Morgan offers new service to clients

 

BASEL, Switzerland-Thursday 19 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) today announces that J.P. Morgan has become the first Validation Agent in the Global LEI System.

The Validation Agent Framework, announced by GLEIF in September 2020, enables financial institutions to improve their customer experience, accelerate client lifecycle management and reduce costs by using ‘business-as-usual’ know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) onboarding procedures to facilitate LEI issuance for their clients.

J.P. Morgan and LEI issuer, Business Entity Data B.V. (BED), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), have together issued the first LEI under the new Validation Agent model, via BED’s GMEI Utility service.

J.P. Morgan’s Managing Director, Referen ... Read more »

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• Veltassa® is a well-tolerated1 and effective2 oral calcium potassium binder for the treatment of hyperkalemia supported by 12 month clinical data

• Veltassa® will benefit from Fresenius Kabi’s market-leading nephrology patient access in China alongside Velphoro® and Venofer®

• China shows high prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and heart failure3

 

ST GALLEN, Switzerland & BAD HOMBURG, Germany-Thursday 19 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (VFMCRP) and Fresenius Kabi today announced an agreement to develop, register and distribute Veltassa® for the treatment of hyperkalemia in the People’s Republic of China. Under the agreement, Fresenius Kabi will have the exclusive right to distribute and sell Veltassa® across China.

Stefan Schulze, CEO of Vifor Pharma Group comments, “We are deli ... Read more »

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With a long trajectory in sustainability, and having recently achieved carbon neutral farms, the company is honored at PR Daily’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards taking home the win for Green and Environmental Stewardship


Coral Gables, Florida-Monday 23 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Fresh Del Monte Produce has been honored first place in the Green and Environmental Stewardship category at PR Daily’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. The win is a reflection of the company’s sustainability commitment and recent achievements across its operations.

The highly respected PR Daily awards recognize global corporations that have executed the most successful and impactful CSR campaigns. The awards highlight both the communications surrounding sustainability and the initiative itself. For the Green and Environmental Stewardship category, Fresh Del Monte Produce presented its achievement on carbon neutrality in its tropical ... Read more »

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Expands Real-time Payout into Billions of Bank Accounts to 100 Countries


DENVER-Monday 23 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced it has expanded real-time digital payout capabilities into 100 countries reaching billions of bank accounts.i For decades, Western Union already paid out in minutes into 550,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. The goal to expand real-time payout into bank accounts, wallets and cards was announced at the 2019 Investor Day where the company said it would reach the 100-country milestone in 2020.

Expanding real-time payout capabilityii is a key focus of the Company’s digital growth strategy which centers on growing its industry-leading digital services offered through westernunion.com and digital partnerships. Together, the two growth drivers grew digital revenue 45% year-over-year in t ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Monday 23 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics has won the Climate Risk category in the 2021 Chartis RiskTech100®, the first year this category has appeared. It’s one of 10 awards for Moody’s Analytics to go along with the #2 overall ranking.

The Moody’s Analytics offering helps customers first identify whether they have exposure to climate risk in their portfolios and then quantify the impact of exposure to various climate risk factors.

“Expanding our climate risk capabilities is a top priority and one we have invested significantly in achieving,” said Dr. Jing Zhang, Managing Director and Global Head of Quantitative Research at Moody’s Analytics. “Severe climate events throughout 2020 underscore the importance and urgency for market participants to understand how climate change is already affecting—and will continue to affect—the risk and return of the ... Read more »

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