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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xpansiv, the premier market-infrastructure platform for environmental commodities, today announced an agreement to acquire Evolution Markets, a leading brokerage firm in global carbon, renewable, and energy markets. The combined entity will benefit from Evolution Markets’ base of more than 2,000 customers, including many of the world’s largest energy firms, corporations, utilities, and financial institutions.

"We’re excited to further leverage our environmental and energy market infrastructure through this acquisition," said Xpansiv President and COO John Melby. “Together, we can more effectively execute on our strategy to scale our global platform. Evolution Markets’ proven team will help drive sales and marketing efforts as we work to bring the benefits of our infrastructure - transparency, scale, and confidence - to rapidly growing environmental markets."

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KnowBe4 Ventures will co-invest in security startups focused on companies that strengthen and support the human layer of cybersecurity

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KnowBe4 Inc (Nasdaq: KNBE), the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has announced the formation of KnowBe4 Ventures, its venture arm focused on the human layer of cybersecurity. Two existing leading cybersecurity venture funds – Elephant and Ten Eleven Ventures -- are partnering with KnowBe4 on the initiative.

According to Verizon in the 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 82% of breaches involved a human element, yet less than three percent of cybersecurity budgets are spent in this area. This spend mismatch is an opportunity for KnowBe4 Ventures to invest in innovative companies that strengthen and support the human layer of cybersecurity.

“Cyber attacks continue to plague organizations in every industry,” said Stu ... Read more »

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SYDNEY & NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, 01. August 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xpansiv, the premier market-infrastructure platform for global carbon and environmental commodities, today completed its acquisition of APX, the leader in registry infrastructure for energy and environmental markets. The acquisition brings together two innovators with the technologies and capabilities to empower markets to scale with liquidity and efficiency.

Xpansiv connects buyers and sellers of environmental commodities and provides market data for voluntary carbon offsets, renewable energy credits (RECs), and low-carbon fuels—all critical elements of decarbonization. Xpansiv’s growing ecosystem supports companies seeking to meet environmental and emissions reduction goals.

Xpansiv and APX are long-term strategic partners, and Xpansiv exchange CBL is fully integrated with leading registries that operate on APX infrastructure. In March 2022, Xpansiv ac ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Friday, 05. August 2022
- The first world company in the food and beverage processing sector -

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (Kirin Holdings) has been approved as the first world company in the food and beverage processing sector with science-based net-zero targets validated by SBTi *2 in July 2022. The Kirin Group’s long-term GHG reduction target , "realizing net-zero*3 GHG*4 emission from the entire value chain by 2050" set forth in the Kirin Group Environmental Vision 2050 was certified as a scientifically based goal consistent with the level of GHG emission reductions required by the Paris Agreement*5 .

Kirin Holdings, with the aim of becoming " A global leader in CSV*6”, have declared our goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2020 under the Kirin Group Environmental Vision 2050 and have formulated a roadmap for achieving the goal, which went into operation in January 2022.

A sense of crisis wa ... Read more »

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