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Canadian Solar Publishes Its 2020 Sustainability Report

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

GUELPH, ON, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report, which presents the Company's commitments, progress and achievements towards contributing to a better and more sustainable future from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective.

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  • GUELPH, ON, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report, which presents the Company's commitments, progress and achievements towards contributing to a better and more sustainable future from an environmental, social and governance (ESG) perspective.
  • By 2025, Canadian Solar aims to increase the share of its global female workforce to 40% (from 35% in 2020) and its female share in management positions to 30% (from 22% in 2020).
  • Ms. Hanbing Zhang, Chief Sustainability Officer, added, "For Canadian Solar, sustainability is more than just environmental sustainability.
  • Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 in Canada and is one of the world's largest solar technology and renewable energy companies.

Whitecap Resources Inc. Reports Record Production in the Second Quarter, Increases Production Guidance with No Increase to Capital Spending and Releases 2021 ESG Report

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Funds flow per share increased 126% compared to the prior year quarter and 19% compared to the first quarter of 2021.

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  • Funds flow per share increased 126% compared to the prior year quarter and 19% compared to the first quarter of 2021.
  • Second quarter capital spending was moderate due to break-up conditions and the majority of capital spending was to bring the remaining wells drilled during the first quarter on production.
  • Second quarter production of 116,799 boe/d compared to 70,807 boe/d in the prior year quarter, which represents an increase of 65% on an absolute basis and 9% per share.
  • Compared to first quarter production of 95,828 boe/d, it increased 22% on an absolute basis and 3% per share.

BD to Begin Remediation for BD Alaris™ System Software

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:50am

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced the company will begin remediation for the February 4, 2020 BD Alaris™ System1 recall through a new version of software.

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  • Effective today, customers can begin scheduling remediation by contacting the BD Recall Support Center at 1-888-562-6018.
  • In April 2021, BD announced that the company has submitted a 510(k) submission to the FDA for the BD Alaris System, which is intended to bring the regulatory clearance up to date.
  • This submission covers all modifications to the BD Alaris System since its last 510(k) clearance, including updated hardware features as well as software version 12.1.2.
  • This press release contains certain forward-looking statements regarding BD's 510(k) premarket notification to the FDA for the BD Alaris System.

Clarion Safety Systems Expands Safety Sign Collection to Include ISO 7010 Compliant Symbols

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:00am

MILFORD, Pa., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Clarion Safety Systems, a leading manufacturer of safety labels, signs, and tags, has expanded its safety sign offerings to now include standalone ISO 7010-based symbol designs.

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  • MILFORD, Pa., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Clarion Safety Systems, a leading manufacturer of safety labels, signs, and tags, has expanded its safety sign offerings to now include standalone ISO 7010-based symbol designs.
  • Clarion Safety's ISO 7010 symbol safety signs use a colored surround shape (a triangle, circle, or square) to define their overall safety function and to make these messages more easily noticed and recognized.
  • Clarion Safety also offers sign customization services; nearly any component of the sign can be tailored to meet a facility's specifications.
  • Clarion Safety also accepts media inquiries and speaking opportunities related to workplace safety and risk and visual communications best practices.

ShotSpotter Sets Second Quarter 2021 Conference Call for Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. ET

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

ShotSpotter management will host the presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period.

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  • ShotSpotter management will host the presentation, followed by a question-and-answer period.
  • A replay of the call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day through September 10, 2021.
  • ShotSpotter (NASDAQ: SSTI) is a leader in precision policing technology solutions that enable law enforcement to more effectively respond to, investigate and deter crime.
  • ShotSpotter also serves the corporate and college security markets and has been designated a Great Place to Work Company.

CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 9:30pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.

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  • The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.
  • Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
  • CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
  • Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

New Infosec Skills Cyber Range Helps Cyber Pros Upskill, Reskill Hands-On

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 3:00pm

"Cloud-based labs inside the Infosec Skills cyber range help learners put theory into practice with hands-on challenges," said Infosec Institute CEO and founder Jack Koziol.

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  • "Cloud-based labs inside the Infosec Skills cyber range help learners put theory into practice with hands-on challenges," said Infosec Institute CEO and founder Jack Koziol.
  • Labs inside the new Infosec Skills cyber ranges come equipped with clear learning objectives and actionable feedback based on real-time learner inputs.
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    From command line basics to advanced adversarial techniques, Infosec Skills cyber ranges teach cyber teams how to:
    The latest generation of Infosec Skills cyber range launches today with 18 new hands-on labs.
  • Try the new Infosec Skills cyber range for free , or learn more about the latest release here.

A&W Canada Partners with Christine Sinclair for the 13th Annual Burgers to Beat MS Campaign to Help Take On Multiple Sclerosis

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Together, we can make a difference for people, like my mom, who live with MS and whoneed support now!"

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  • Together, we can make a difference for people, like my mom, who live with MS and whoneed support now!"
  • This will be the 13th anniversary, and we want to continue the momentum of raising awareness and important funds for the MS Society."
  • A&W will be donating $2 from every Teen Burger sold on Burgers to Beat MS Day on Thursday, August 19th, to the MS Society.
  • Editor's Note:Your local A&W restaurant, MS Society of Canada chapter and/or other Burgers to Beat MS partners may send you additional details about the campaign.

Toyoda Gosei Develops Driver-side Airbag With New Structure That Improves Driver Safety

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 7:00am

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has developed a driver-side airbag with a new structure that can more safely protect the occupant.

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  • Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has developed a driver-side airbag with a new structure that can more safely protect the occupant.
  • This airbag is used on the new Honda Civic that was launched in North America in June 2021.
  • In order to more safely protect the occupant during angled frontal collisions, the new airbag uses an innovative donut-shaped structure to cradle and hold the head to reduce rotation.
  • *Government car safety programs that show the results of crash tests for individual vehicle models using number of stars for ease of consumer understanding.

IBM Report: Cost of a Data Breach Hits Record High During Pandemic

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:01am

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    Healthcare breach costs surged: Industries that faced huge operational changes during the pandemic (healthcare, retail, hospitality, and consumer manufacturing/distribution) also experienced a substantial increase in data breach costs year over year.
  • Healthcare breaches cost the most by far, at $9.23 million per incident a $2 million increase over the previous year.
  • "Higher data breach costs are yet another added expense for businesses in the wake of rapid technology shifts during the pandemic," said Chris McCurdy, Vice President and General Manager, IBM Security.
  • While certain IT shifts during the pandemic increased data breach costs, organizations who said they did not implement any digital transformation projects in order to modernize their business operations during the pandemic actually incurred higher data breach costs.