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LONDON & PARIS-Saturday 6 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, published today a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Ford’s Sustainable Financing Framework. The framework will govern Ford Motor Company and Ford Credit’s future bond issuances to finance environmental and social projects.

“Bonds issued via Ford’s Sustainable Financing Framework will make an Advanced contribution to sustainability, the highest level on our four-point scale,” said Patrick Mispagel, MD – Sustainable Finance at Moody’s ESG Solutions. “By financing clean transportation projects such as the manufacturing of electric vehicles, Ford’s framework will have a positive impact on the company, its supply chain, and the general public, who stand to benefit from a reduction in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.”

In V.E’s opinion, the framework is Aligned with the four co ... Read more »

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Debuting on mobile and MacOS, the latest FarmVille franchise title empowers players to bring their own unique farm to life with endearing characters, lovable animals and unique gameplay features

SAN FRANCISCO-Saturday 6 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced the worldwide launch of FarmVille 3, the exciting new edition of its iconic FarmVille franchise. The agriculture-simulation social game is now officially available to download on iOS and Android devices worldwide, as well as on the Mac M1.

Twelve years – and over 700 million downloads – after the original FarmVille was introduced to the world in 2009, FarmVille 3 is bringing to life a new beautifully crafted world filled with a rich cast of fully animated characters and interactive animals.

Returning to the franchise is the beloved guide Marie, who will welcome back the FarmVille community ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Saturday 6 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., a leading corporate advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced today its second World Series of Innovation (WSI) Challenge in partnership with Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). In its second year partnering with NFTE, Mary Kay is sponsoring the 2021 NFTE World Series of Innovation, a global educational experience that invites young people ages 13-24 to channel their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to find solutions for the biggest challenges facing the world today and help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while fostering an entrepreneurial mindset.

Mary Kay’s World Series of Innovation Challenge encourages young people from around the world to submit innovative solutions to address Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality. Specifically, this challenge asks students to think about ways to promote workplace ... Read more »

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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany -Saturday 6 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sports company PUMA has developed an experimental version of its most iconic sneaker, the SUEDE, to test for a product to make it biodegradable. By doing so, PUMA aims to meet the growing demand for sustainable products for a better future. The RE:SUEDE, which uses the latest technology available today, will be made from more sustainable materials such as Zeology tanned suede, biodegradable TPE and hemp fibres.

The RE:SUEDE experiment is a pilot in circularity, and today’s ultimate expression of the next generation SUEDE – with the ambition to set new standards of sustainability for the iconic shoe. Designed to help address the challenge of waste management in the footwear industry, the RE:SUEDE experiment will allow PUMA to take more responsibility when it comes to tackling the ‘after life’ of its products. The pilot will launch in January 2022, offering 500 se ... Read more »

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Company promotes Emmanuel Richard to run entire Theatre and Gala Lyne to run East Region as part of the Company’s strategic plan to accelerate North America revenue growth and achieve $1B in annual global revenue by 2026

LAS VEGAS-Saturday 6 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced the promotion of two successful North American senior executives, Emmanuel Richard and Gala Lyne, to expanded roles and responsibilities overseeing the Company’s North American Theatre operations. Both executives are seasoned leaders with significant track-records of success that will help achieve the Company’s stated goal of $1 billion in annual global revenue by 2026.

Richard was promoted from group vice president and general manager, North ... Read more »

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Global technology leader develops strategic framework to drive sustainable change across three interconnected pillars:

LONDON-Friday 5 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Connected Planet: Use technology solutions that help protect, restore, and regenerate the natural world, conserving precious natural resources for future generations.
Connected Economy: Use trusted technology to help organizations thrive and make their contributions to a sustainable and more resilient digital future.
Connected Communities: Support diverse, inclusive, and accessible communities where NTT operates to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential.
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Ltd., a global technology and business solutions provider, is today announcing a series of commitments to reduce its carbon footprint and create a connected future that is both more sustainable and inclusive for all. NTT will work to achieve net zero emissions across its operations by 203 ... Read more »

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Landmark COP26 Announcement to Accelerate Development of Critical Decarbonization Technologies

GLASGOW, Scotland-Friday 5 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At COP26, ABS, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) have announced two landmark joint development projects (JDPs) to develop decarbonization technologies to support global sustainability ambitions.

The JDPs address green hydrogen production and offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS), two technologies which will be critical to achieving net zero.

ABS, HHI and KSOE will jointly develop technical guidance for green hydrogen production from offshore platforms as a key first step to the design and construction of a facility by 2025. The guidance will facilitate the development of production facilities providing a vital contribution in the growth of a global green hydrogen economy.

The project will utilize the electrolysis of seawat ... Read more »

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List of 10 Global Winners Includes Leaders, Innovators and Activists Catalyzing Social Impact 

MIAMI-Friday 5 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Elevate Prize Foundation, in collaboration with MIT Solve, announced today the winners of the second annual Elevate Prize, which distributes $5 million across 10 diverse social entrepreneurs working to solve pressing issues around the world. This year’s winners, selected from a pool of over 1,200 applicants, stand out for their innovative approaches to global causes, such as LGBTQIA+ rights, access to health care, social justice reform and sustainability.

Founded in 2019 by Joseph Deitch, The Elevate Prize Foundation aims to “Make Good Famous” by partnering with rising activists and social entrepreneurs and providing them with resources to raise visibility of their work, multiply ... Read more »

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 Hundreds of airlines now have access to the leading Cybersource global payment management platform through the International Air Transport Association’s Financial Gateway



SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 5 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the airline industry works to bring customers back on board, it is simultaneously challenged with protecting passengers, brand and revenue. To expedite takeoff, today Visa’s (NYSE: V) global payment and fraud management platform, Cybersource, announced it has joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Financial Gateway to help airlines streamline commerce and payment efficiencies, manage fraud, maximize revenue and innovate at a faster pace. As part of IATA’s Financial Gateway (IFG), Cybersource’s global capabilities are now available as a pre-integrated, secured digital acceptance tool to IATA’s 290+ airline members.

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SHENZHEN, China-Friday 5 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hytera, the global leading provider of professional and private communications technologies and solutions, has launched its latest Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) radio at CCW2021- the PNC360S, a simple yet powerful radio designed to help business users communicate effortlessly and efficiently.

Business organisations such as retail outlets or hotels are often looking for an economic solution to enable wide-area communications with a low start-up cost. This is exactly what PoC radios provide. PoC delivers PTT services over existing public mobile networks. This allows users to access a nationwide radio network without the need to purchase, operate or maintain any infrastructure.

However, compared with two-way radios, traditional PoC radios suffer from a number of challenges, including unclear audi ... Read more »

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Lenovo delivers record quarter, as strategy continues to drive transformation and sustainable growth, with profitability on track to double in three years

HONG KONG-Friday 5 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced record quarterly results for the Group, with historic highs for both profit and revenue. The company’s operational excellence, innovation, and strong execution underpin the improvements across all key business groups, despite wider industry supply challenges. These, together with the opportunities created by accelerated digitalization, intelligent transformation, and IT upgrades in devices, infrastructure, and applications around the world continue to fuel the Group’s long-term and sustainable profitability increases.

Lenovo’s performance delivered significant year-on-year improvements, with net income growing 65% year-on-year to US$512 million and net income margin impro ... Read more »

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