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LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Friday 10 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced that on December 6, 2021, its Board of Directors appointed a new member, Ms. Dessislava (“Dessi”) Temperley.

Dessi Temperley is a former global public company CFO with more than 25 years of experience across a variety of sectors, working for several blue-chip multinationals. She has a proven track record of delivering strategic change with strong operational leadership resulting in superior financial results, most recently as Group CFO and Executive Board Member of Beiersdorf AG. Prior to this, she held several senior positions at Nestlé. She is also a non-executive member of the Board of Directors for Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Corbion and Cimpress.

André Calantzopoulos, PMI Executive Chairman, commended Temperley on the appointment, and said, “We are pleased to have Dessi Temperley join the P ... Read more »

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Cybercriminals are using MSPs’ own internal tools against them; ransomware damage to exceed $20 billion by end of the year — as per the Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2022

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES-Thursday 9 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today starts its #CyberFit Summit Dubai — the third stop in the Acronis World Tour, an ongoing industry event series dedicated to bringing cyber protection to businesses everywhere. Marking the start of the event, the company has released its annual Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2022, an in-depth review of cybersecurity trends and threats worldwide. The report warns that managed service providers (MSPs) are particularly at risk — having more of their own management tools, such as PSA or RMM, used against them by cybercriminals, and thus are becoming increasingly vulnerable to supply chain attacks. “

Supply-chain attacks on MSPs are particularly ... Read more »

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PMI publishes report detailing history, strategy, challenges, and progress made; ALP’s learnings will support the development of Verité’s upcoming ‘Farm Labor Due Diligence Toolkit’


LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Friday 10 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in recognition of International Day of Human Rights and the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor (2021), Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) publishes its Agricultural Labor Practices: 10-Year Anniversary Report. The report recognizes the company’s decade-long Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) program, which launched in 2011 with the aim to eliminate child labor and to achieve safe and fair working conditions on farms where PMI sources tobacco.

“In marking the 10-year anniversary of our ALP program and the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor, we have developed a comprehensive report to reflect on ... Read more »

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 Only 3% of 4,400 assessed companies have set emissions targets aligned with a 2050 net zero future


London-Thursday 9 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s ESG Solutions today announced the launch of its Temperature Alignment Data, a net zero solution which assesses how companies’ emissions targets align with global temperature benchmarks and their progress in meeting those targets.

“Rising concern about the effects of climate change has increased pressure on investors, companies, and governments to contribute to the energy transition and demonstrate measurable action toward achieving emissions targets,” said Andrew Grant, Vice President – Climate Solutions in Moody’s ESG Solutions Group. “Moody’s ESG Solutions’ Temperature Alignment Data provides greater transparency on whether companies’ net zero commitments are in line with what’s required to keep warming ... Read more »

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COLMAR, France & DALLAS-Wednesday 8 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, is the first carrier in the U.S. to adopt CEFA AMS, an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) application allowing pilots to virtually review flight data on their tablet after landing.

CEFA AMS (Aviation Mobile Services) is the first self-improvement tool allowing individual pilots to access and review the specifics of their flight after landing.

Captain Neil Raaz, Operations Safety Director at American Airlines, says that CEFA AMS is the next step in American’s data-driven approach to relentlessly advance safety. “By choosing CEFA AMS, we are now able to advance the Safety-II approach in a practical way in our operations. This progressive new debriefing capability will help promote a culture of continuous self-improvement and reinforce American’s safety-first mentality into each and every flight.”

& ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 9 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

A successful tasting promotion event was held on 8th December at 7.30 pm in AIRWERKS Café in Dubai, in the frame of the implementation of the EU financed campaign EU BEE HONEY, where consumers had the opportunity to directly taste the promoted European Bee Honey and discover the delicious flavors and superior quality. 

In the EU BEE HONEY, event dishes have been prepared by a talented chef using the European bee honey, produced by the European beekeepers who apply the highest European food safety and quality standards. The dishes aimed to highlight the inherent characteristics of European bee honey because as we know Europe is the most important producer of honey since beekeeping was one of the oldest forms of animal husbandry.

This European financed campaign was represented by 2 participants organizations, the Bulgarian Organic Foods LTD (BOF) Bulgaria as a coordinator and Beekeeping Co ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China-Monday 6 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China’s leading vaping media, Bluehole New Consumption, today published a feature story on recent vaping regulation updates in China.

Here below is the full article in English:

On December 2, 2021, China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration issued the draft rules governing e-cigarettes while the regulator has just released the exposure draft of national standards of e-cigarettes on November 30, 2021. Previously, China announced to bring e-cigarettes under tobacco monopoly law on November 26, hence the legal status of e-cigarettes.

The recent regulation updates have eliminated the uncertainties about the future of Chinese vaping industry, paving the way for the industry’s sustainable development.

According to iiMedia Research Group, the size of Chinese’ e-cigarette market has grown from RMB 550 million (USD 86 million) in 2013 to RMB 8.38 billion ... Read more »

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