Ethics

Prisoner of Conscience: a landmark new report from Grant Liberty

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:36pm

In this report , for the first time Grant Liberty analyse 309 known prisoners of conscience since the 2017 crackdown.

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  • In this report , for the first time Grant Liberty analyse 309 known prisoners of conscience since the 2017 crackdown.
  • Grant Liberty detail the women's rights activists, journalists, activists and others currently in prison.
  • Grant Liberty describes their treatment, and the waves of arrests that have taken place over the last three years.
  • In addition, Grant Liberty discusses those who have died in custody or paid the ultimate price execution for their alleged 'crimes'.

Prisoner of Conscience: a landmark new report from Grant Liberty

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:34pm

In this report , for the first time Grant Liberty analyse 309 known prisoners of conscience since the 2017 crackdown.

Key Points: 
  • In this report , for the first time Grant Liberty analyse 309 known prisoners of conscience since the 2017 crackdown.
  • Grant Liberty detail the women's rights activists, journalists, activists and others currently in prison.
  • Grant Liberty describes their treatment, and the waves of arrests that have taken place over the last three years.
  • In addition, Grant Liberty discusses those who have died in custody or paid the ultimate price execution for their alleged 'crimes'.

Hasbro Advances Major Corporate Social Responsibility Priorities Including Eliminating Plastic in Packaging, Expanding Toy Recycling Program Globally and Furthering Environmental Assessments of Suppliers

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

It also details Hasbros 2019 acquisition of eOne and the opportunities it unlocks for corporate citizenship through storytelling, content responsibility and social engagement.

Key Points: 
  • It also details Hasbros 2019 acquisition of eOne and the opportunities it unlocks for corporate citizenship through storytelling, content responsibility and social engagement.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201124005635/en/
    2019 & 2020 CSR Highlights (Graphic: Business Wire)
    In 2019 and 2020, Hasbro took multiple actions to strengthen its commitment to the environment.
  • Through its global entertainment studio, eOne, Hasbro is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens.
  • Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for all children and all families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy.

Leading Proxy Advisory Firm, Institutional Shareholder Services, Recommends Tessco Shareholders Vote On Barnhill's WHITE Consent Card

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:30pm

Mr. Barnhill believes reasonable shareholders know exactly "why"because the Board is desperate and increasingly convinced that Mr. Barnhill's consent solicitation will succeed.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Barnhill believes reasonable shareholders know exactly "why"because the Board is desperate and increasingly convinced that Mr. Barnhill's consent solicitation will succeed.
  • Mr. Barnhill continues to urge shareholders to support much needed change on the Board by consenting to all proposals on the WHITE consent card today.
  • We urge you to consent to all four proposals on the WHITE consent card and return it in your postage-paid envelope provided prior to December 11, 2020.
  • If you have any questions about the consent solicitation or need assistance executing the WHITE consent card, please contact:

Ameren named Top Company for environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:15pm

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) is among the country's leaders for addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, according to DiversityInc .

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  • ST. LOUIS, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) is among the country's leaders for addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, according to DiversityInc .
  • Factors that determined this inaugural specialty list include human capital metrics, talent and workplace programs and practices, corporate social responsibility and philanthropic programs, supplier diversity programs and practices, and leadership and governance practices.
  • We are honored to be recognized for the work that our co-workers are doing all acrossour company," said Gwen Mizell, vice president of sustainability and electrification at Ameren.
  • Ameren is also included on DiversityInc's 2020 Top Utilities , Top Regional Companies, and Top Companies for Board of Directors lists.

Better Choice’s “Halo® Garden of Vegan®” Named “Best Dog Food” by VegNews

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:34pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company (OTCQB: BTTR) (Better Choice), an animal health and wellness company is proud to announce that Halo Garden of Vegan has been a recipient of prestigious VegNews Veggie Award for Best Dog Food by VegNews.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company (OTCQB: BTTR) (Better Choice), an animal health and wellness company is proud to announce that Halo Garden of Vegan has been a recipient of prestigious VegNews Veggie Award for Best Dog Food by VegNews.
  • Dog moms and dads love Halo Garden of Vegan for dogs with protein sensitivities, if they want to include their dog in their vegan lifestyle, or if they want to combat climate change by reducing their carbon pawprint.
  • In response to Garden of Vegans positive feedback, Halo is also planning to release a second Vegan line, Ocean of Vegan which it anticipates will be featured on Amazon.com and Chewy.com, as well as other outlets .
  • We sell the majority of our dog food, cat food and treats under the Halo and TruDog brands, which are focused, respectively, on providing sustainably sourced kibble and canned food derived from real whole meat, and minimally processed raw-diet dog food and treats.

AppsFlyer Exceeds $200 Million in ARR and Sets Its Sights on Shaping the Future of the Marketing Tech Stack

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

The AppsFlyer platform is rapidly becoming a core component in the most advanced marketing tech stacks.

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  • The AppsFlyer platform is rapidly becoming a core component in the most advanced marketing tech stacks.
  • AppsFlyer has secured more than $300 million in funding since 2011, and has seen tremendous growth since its $210 million series D round, announced earlier this year.
  • The company has recently reached 1,000 employees globally, and now exceeds $200 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR).
  • AppsFlyer has also increased the volume and reach of its corporate social responsibility program, AppsFlyer Cares, impacting dozens of communities and thousands of individuals worldwide.

SAIC Names Bridget Chatman as New Inclusion and Diversity Leader

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:30pm

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC ) announced today that Bridget Chatman was named vice president of Inclusion, Diversity (I&D), and Corporate Social Responsibility effective immediately, reporting to SAIC Chief Human Resources Officer Michelle OHara .

Key Points: 
  • Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC ) announced today that Bridget Chatman was named vice president of Inclusion, Diversity (I&D), and Corporate Social Responsibility effective immediately, reporting to SAIC Chief Human Resources Officer Michelle OHara .
  • Chatman will lead SAICs I&D and corporate social responsibility initiatives, with particular focus on the companys commitment to ensure inclusion remains an intrinsic part of its culture.
  • Chatman joined SAIC in 2011 and most recently was the senior director of Capture Strategy and Business Development for the companys civilian markets portfolio.
  • In 2016, she received the SAIC CEO Award for Continued Customer Excellence for her exceptional mission focus and direct impact on revenue growth.

Sberbank informs about PDMR transaction

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:03pm

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.

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Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
Details of the transaction are in the document attached.

PLAYING FOR CHANGE AND THE UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND ANNOUNCE “PEACE THROUGH MUSIC: A GLOBAL EVENT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE”

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations and GivingTuesday, Playing For Change and UNFPA , the United Nations Population Fund, are thrilled to announce Peace Through Music: A Global Event for Social Justice, produced by Playing For Change and Blackbird Presents , exclusively on Facebook Live on December 1, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • In honor of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations and GivingTuesday, Playing For Change and UNFPA , the United Nations Population Fund, are thrilled to announce Peace Through Music: A Global Event for Social Justice, produced by Playing For Change and Blackbird Presents , exclusively on Facebook Live on December 1, 2020.
  • The global virtual event will inspire people to act for peace, justice and equity, everywhere and for everyone.
  • Peace Through Music: A Global Event for Social Justice will premiere exclusively on Facebook Live on the Playing For Change Facebook Page on GivingTuesday (December 1, 2020 at 12 pm PST / 3 pm EST).
  • Music is a wonderful medium to raise awareness about our collective quest for peace, justice, equality and dignity the noble ideals of the United Nations.