Inclusion

Heads of State, Chief Executive Officers and global leaders commit to accelerate action on the Sustainable Development Goals ahead of COP26

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:21am

Together they committed to drive corporate ambition on climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as business looks to build back better from COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Together they committed to drive corporate ambition on climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as business looks to build back better from COVID-19 pandemic.
  • I am pleased that the new UN Global Compact strategy puts the goal of a green recovery front and centre.
  • It is about jump starting business ambition and action on sustainable development and credible climate action.
  • Our ambition is to accelerate and scale the global collective impact of business by upholding the Ten Principles and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals through accountable companies and ecosystems that enable change.

Matrix Service Company Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:04pm

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq: MTRX), a leading contractor to the energy and industrial markets across North America, today released its inaugural Sustainability Report, focused on the Companys Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments, strategic objectives, and accomplishments.

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  • TULSA, Okla., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq: MTRX), a leading contractor to the energy and industrial markets across North America, today released its inaugural Sustainability Report, focused on the Companys Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments, strategic objectives, and accomplishments.
  • The 2021 Sustainability Report ,which can be accessed on Matrix Service Companys Investor Relations website, is a compilation of the Companys performance in ESG, including the Companys approach to sustainability, environmental stewardship, corporate governance, and our social impact.
  • By following SASB and TCFD, the Company strives to identify, disclose, and communicate sustainability information considered to be materially important to all stakeholders.
  • To learn more about Matrix Service Company, visit matrixservicecompany.com.

Warburg Pincus Welcomes Brian Duffy As Senior Adviser To Its Technology Group

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 7:40pm

LONDON and CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor, today announced the appointment of Brian Duffy as a Senior Adviser in its Technology group. In his role, Brian will work with Warburg Pincus and its portfolio companies to accelerate innovation and digital transformation and to identify and evaluate new investment opportunities in the global technology industry.

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  • LONDON and CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor, today announced the appointment of Brian Duffy as a Senior Adviser in its Technology group.
  • In his role, Brian will work with Warburg Pincus and its portfolio companies to accelerate innovation and digital transformation and to identify and evaluate new investment opportunities in the global technology industry.
  • Brian brings more than 15 years of international experience in the technology industry to the firm, holding several senior leadership positions across a variety of business functions at SAP.
  • Brian Duffy, President of Cloud at SAP said, ''Warburg Pincus has a five-decade history of successfully investing in technology businesses and an exceptional reputation for identifying future market leaders.

Samsara Ranked on LinkedIn's 2021 Top Startups List in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:22pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsara , the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, today has ranked number 15 on LinkedIn's 2021 Top Startups List in the U.S. the leading list of startups that have stood out over the past year based on engagement, ability to attract top talent, job interest, and employment growth.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsara , the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, today has ranked number 15 on LinkedIn's 2021 Top Startups List in the U.S. the leading list of startups that have stood out over the past year based on engagement, ability to attract top talent, job interest, and employment growth.
  • This is Samsara's fourth consecutive year on this list, which highlights the growing companies where Americans want to work now.
  • Over the past six years, Samsara has grown to over 1,400 employees worldwide, spanning the U.S., Europe, Mexico, and Taiwan.
  • The Top Startups list is part of the LinkedIn List franchise, an ongoing editorial series that celebrates professionals and companies making an impact in the professional world.

We Got You/Estamos Contigo - Health, Wellness & Inclusion Campaign by Birk Creative Named a Finalist in Fast Company's 2021 Innovation by Design Awards

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --" We Got You ," the multicultural COVID-19 campaign by Birk Creative, was honored in Fast Company's Innovation by Design Awards for 2021 in the Health, Wellness & Inclusion category.

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --" We Got You ," the multicultural COVID-19 campaign by Birk Creative, was honored in Fast Company's Innovation by Design Awards for 2021 in the Health, Wellness & Inclusion category.
  • The awards, which celebrate a 10th anniversary, can be found in the October 2021 issue of Fast Company magazine.
  • The awards recognize people, teams, and companies that transform businesses, organizations, and society through design.
  • Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions are featured online and in the October issue of Fast Company magazine, on newsstands September 28, 2021.

Contentsquare Names Chip Winslow as Americas Chief Revenue Officer and Orly Lynn as VP Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Contentsquare, the global leader in digital experience analytics, announced today that Chip Winslow and Orly Lynn have joined the company to lead global efforts in revenue growth and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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  • Contentsquare, the global leader in digital experience analytics, announced today that Chip Winslow and Orly Lynn have joined the company to lead global efforts in revenue growth and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Both Chip and Orly bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their respective roles, and will be critical to Contentsquares next phase of growth.
  • Chips hands-on, collaborative but driven leadership style, and focus on customer value will be pivotal to the sales teams success.
  • Most recently, Chip served as the Group Vice President, America's Commercial and Digital Sales at Splunk.

AmeriVet Raises Capital in Support of Veterans, Adds Joseph B. Anderson, Jr., to Board of Directors

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:38pm

"This allows us to consistently meet the needs of our clients and support the veteran community, which is integral to our business plan and our mission."

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  • "This allows us to consistently meet the needs of our clients and support the veteran community, which is integral to our business plan and our mission."
  • In addition, AVI announced that Joseph B. Anderson, Jr., Chairman and CEO of TAG Holdings, LLC , has joined the AVI Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he was one of four African American students in his class.
  • AmeriVet Securities, Inc., is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business broker-dealer that specializes in Capital Markets, Public Finance, Institutional Agency Trading, Loan Sales and Investment Banking.

VERITY NOW Announces Public Policy Powerhouses Beth Brooke and Susan Molinari as Co-Chairs

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:01pm

Brooke and Molinari bring decades of experience fighting for women's safety and equality to VERITY NOW.

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  • Brooke and Molinari bring decades of experience fighting for women's safety and equality to VERITY NOW.
  • "Outdated crash test standards put women at risk every time we get behind the wheel of our cars.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Beth and Susan to VERITY NOW," said Catherine McCullough, a transportation policy expert, and VERITY NOW coalition member.
  • "Together, Beth and Susan are helping create a more equitable and safer future for all.

IGT Congratulates Wendy Montgomery for Induction into Lottery Industry Hall of Fame

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:45am

"Wendy Montgomery is a seasoned lottery executive who uses her expertise to advocate for solutions that drive our customers' growth," said Marco Sala, IGT CEO.

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  • "Wendy Montgomery is a seasoned lottery executive who uses her expertise to advocate for solutions that drive our customers' growth," said Marco Sala, IGT CEO.
  • Her colleagues at IGT applaud her induction into to the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame."
  • "I am incredibly honored to be inducted into the Lottery Industry Hall of Fame among so many of my talented peers," said Montgomery.
  • The Lottery Industry Hall of Famewas founded by PGRIin 2005 as a means of honoring those who have done the most to make the lottery industry the great success that it is today.

SIUE Achieves 8th Consecutive Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:00am

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the 8th consecutive year, a distinct designation achieved by only 10 other universities nationwide.

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  • EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been honored with INSIGHT Into Diversity's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the 8th consecutive year, a distinct designation achieved by only 10 other universities nationwide.
  • "This highly-respected award underscores SIUE's commitment to advancement in areas of equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) and anti-racism," said Chancellor Randy Pembrook.
  • "The HEED Award application has been a model for SIUE to build its equity, diversity and inclusion framework," added Venessa A.
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education today and is well-known for its annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only award recognizing colleges and universities for outstanding diversity and inclusion efforts across their campuses.