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KAMPALA, Uganda - Saturday, 10. December 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For this year’s 16 Days of Activism, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Africa Bureau urges collective action to turn the tide on gender-based violence (GBV) – especially violence against women and girls – which is essential for reducing new HIV infection rates and promoting retention in care and treatment among this demographic. This timely call-to-action mirrors the campaign’s 2022 global theme: “UNITE! Activism to end violence against women and girls.”

The 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence is an annual global campaign, which runs from November 25 to December 10, to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of GBV, confront discriminatory gender norms, and advocate for better policies and interventions toward eliminating violence against women and girls. A recent joint policy paper by the African Union and UN Women reveals that an estimated one-in ... Read more »

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ATHENS, Greece - Friday, 09. December 2022 AETOSWire 

Launched at the ABS Hellenic Technical Committee, Technology Trends Offers Roadmap to the Next Wave of Maritime Innovation

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Will autonomous vessels dominate the oceans? Can artificial intelligence design an optimized offshore asset? Is nuclear power the ultimate energy source of the future? These are some of the questions facing maritime industry leaders as a wave of new technologies is poised to revolutionize the sector.

ABS recognizes the coming surge of innovations and is charting a course for the future of marine and offshore technologies with a new report, Technology Trends: Exploring the Future of Maritime Innovation. The publication, launched at the ABS Hellenic Technical Committee, offers an executive glimpse into the future of advanced marine and offshore technologies, laying out a vision and timeline for key technological milestones on the journey to net-zero emissions and di ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Saturday, 10. December 2022

The European Commission Approved QDENGA (TAK-003) for Use in Individuals Four Years of Age and Olderi

QDENGA Becomes the Only Dengue Vaccine Approved in the EU for Use in Individuals Regardless of Previous Dengue Exposurei

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that the European Commission (EC) granted marketing authorization for the company’s dengue vaccine QDENGA® (Dengue Tetravalent Vaccine [Live, Attenuated]) (TAK-003) for the prevention of dengue disease in individuals from four years of age in the European Union (EU).i QDENGA should be used in accordance with official recommendations. The approval follows the positive recommendation from the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medi ... Read more »

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CHOLUTECA, Honduras - Thursday, 08. December 2022 AETOSWire 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ESF Seafood announced the transitioning of its shrimp processing plant to renewable energy. The commissioning of the first stage of a solar energy micro-grid is the result of a three year development effort targeted towards reducing ESF Seafoods’ carbon emissions and energy costs. ESF will replace over 60% of its energy needs with electricity from solar during 2023 and have 100% carbon neutral processing by end of 2024.

Gerardo Tome, President ESF Seafood noted, “Harvesting, processing and freezing shrimp in a tropical climate requires a very significant amount of energy. Southern Honduras is an ideal location for capturing solar energy due to the area’s high photovoltaic (PVOUT) rating and we are able to utilize our plant’s roof space for the solar panel installation which reduces the need for additional land usage. A recently approved law for commercial bi-d ... Read more »

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The Trends to Watch for Cocktail Culture in 2023, According to the Annual Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report

The latest Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report spotlights the growing interest in exciting, bold flavors, digital experiences, and new cocktail occasions, all while keeping a mindful approach

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hamilton, Bermuda, December 6, 2022 – Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, releases its fourth annual Bacardi Cocktail Trends Report, forecasting key trends impacting cocktail consumption and the spirits business in 2023. The report is created in collaboration with The Future Laboratory (TFL) and draws from external research and Bacardi-led consumer surveys and bartender insights to share the newfound undertones that will impact everything from tastes and timings to venues and occasions that people anticipate embracing in the coming year.

"As 2023 arrives, we see people adapt to the shifts around them, and ... Read more »

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DALLAS - Friday, 09. December 2022

 


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for corporate sustainability and environmental stewardship, announced the completion of a reforestation project in Madagascar in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and the Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership. The announcement comes as representatives from around the world gather in Montreal at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15) to tackle the world’s biodiversity crisis.

Sustainable forest management is essential to biodiversity conservation. The 42,000-tree project in Southeast Madagascar focused on reversing decades of forest destruction. The forest is home to critically endangered lemurs and other wildlife species found nowhere else on earth. Tree planting efforts were also intended to improve resiliency for the forest and neighboring communities.

The Arbor Da ... Read more »

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ESPOO, Finland - Saturday, 10. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tecnotree is a market leader in 5G digital Business Support Systems (BSS), with AI/ML capabilities and multi-cloud extensibility. Tecnotree’s global footprint with over 90 Telecom customers in 70 countries around the world, supports ecosystems of over 1 billion subscribers. Tecnotree is the first Digital Platform Service provider to be Platinum Badge Certified by TM Forum for Real-world Open API standards. The company also provides B2B2X partner ecosystem and fintech services for monetization beyond connectivity across gaming, healthcare, education, and banking. Tecnotree has been recognized by Gartner for revenue management and monetization as well as for customer experience management solutions and enjoys the position of a leading stock on the Helsinki Nasdaq since 2020.

CognitiveScale (CS) is United States based pioneer in the space of AI Engineering and ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy Vault Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: NRGV) ("Energy Vault" or the “Company”), a leader in sustainable, grid-scale energy storage solutions, today provided the following response to the recent short seller report issued by Bleecker Street Research who has a disclosed economic incentive to negatively influence the Company’s stock price. The report, issued on December 2, 2022, contains factual inaccuracies, mischaracterizations and misinformation. Key statements from the short report are addressed below:

Statement #1:

“440 MWh Deal With A Large Western Public Utility: We Think This Is Cancelled”

The 440MWh project with a large western utility announced by Energy Vault has not been cancelled and in fact Energy Vault intends to publicly announce the specifics of the project while naming the public utility in the coming days. The short seller’s error appears to stem from their confusion of megawatts (MW) ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, 08. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy, and leading advisor on decarbonization to the maritime industry, and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a global leader in providing classification services for marine and offshore companies and assets, have today signed a memorandum of understanding to join their technical and consulting expertise in the maritime and offshore industries, providing joint support to clients’ decarbonization journeys.

ABS has deep knowledge of and experience in the marine and offshore industries, as well as extensive insight into the dynamic sector’s regulatory landscape and a global network of sustainability centers.

BCG offers strategic perspective, change management, and transition design that provide a unique, end-to-end proposition to capture future benefits in the marine and offshore value chain.

Peter Jameson, Partner and Global Lead ... Read more »

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