Sustainability

Southeastern Grocers Announces Commitment to the Health of Pollinators

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:00pm

Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, announces its commitment to protect the health of the worlds essential pollinator populations and do its part to ensure food security for future generations.

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  • Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Ms, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, announces its commitment to protect the health of the worlds essential pollinator populations and do its part to ensure food security for future generations.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220818005197/en/
    Southeastern Grocers announces its commitment to protect the health of the worlds essential pollinator populations and do its part to ensure food security for future generations.
  • Steve Williams, Vice President of Produce and Floral for Southeastern Grocers, said, At Southeastern Grocers, we are committed to the development of lasting change, especially when it comes to safeguarding the worlds food supply for our future generations.
  • SEGs Pollinator Health Policy commits to engaging with supplier partners to establish clear objectives resulting in healthier environments for pollinators.

Hektar REIT Sustainability & CSR Initiatives Gets Awarded

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:50am

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (Hektar REIT) has been awarded "Company of the Year" under the "Stakeholder and Community Sustainability Engagement Initiatives" category of the Sustainability & CSR Malaysia Awards 2022 held today at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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  • KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (Hektar REIT) has been awarded "Company of the Year" under the "Stakeholder and Community Sustainability Engagement Initiatives" category of the Sustainability & CSR Malaysia Awards 2022 held today at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
  • Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust (Hektar REIT) is Malaysia's first listed retail-focused REIT.
  • The primary objectives of Hektar REIT are to provide unitholders with sustainable dividend income and to achieve a long-term capital appreciation of the REIT.
  • Hektar REIT is managed by Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd and the property manager is Hektar Property Services Sdn Bhd.

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. Appoints Clay Worley as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:38am

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (Bowman) (Nasdaq: BWMN) appointed Clay Worley as executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

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  • Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (Bowman) (Nasdaq: BWMN) appointed Clay Worley as executive vice president and chief human resources officer.
  • Clays knowledge and experience will be invaluable to us as we continue to implement our strategic growth initiative, said Bowman Chief Executive Officer Gary Bowman.
  • Before joining Bowman, Worley worked at NCI, Inc. (now Empower AI) as senior vice president and chief human resources officer.
  • In May 2022, Worley was honored by the Washington Executive Council with its 2022 Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of the Year in the Public & Private Company category.

Metropolitan Commits to Greater Water Reliability, Supply Equity for All Member Agencies

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:14am

Affected agencies include Calleguas Municipal Water District, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Three Valleys Municipal Water District and Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District.

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  • Affected agencies include Calleguas Municipal Water District, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Three Valleys Municipal Water District and Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District.
  • In response to the record drought, Metropolitan has collaborated with its member agencies to develop and apply extraordinary actions aimed at preserving state project water for the communities that need it most.
  • Metropolitan also accelerated its Pure Water Southern California recycled water project to develop a new supply source for the region.
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provides water for 19 million people in six counties.

Digi-Key Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Product Distribution Center Expansion

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:18pm

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, celebrated the ribbon cutting of its Product Distribution Center expansion (PDCe) today, expanding the company's headquarters' footprint by 2.2 million square feet for a combined total of more than 3 million square feet. The new facility allows Digi-Key to pick, pack and ship nearly three times the previous daily average of 27,000 packages to customers in more than 180 countries around the world.

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  • "This is a significant milestone for all Digi-Key employees and our community," said Dave Doherty, president of Digi-Key.
  • "Our new product distribution center expansion will help us continue to deliver excellence to our customers for many years to come.
  • "The state of Minnesota is thrilled to celebrate Digi-Key's growth milestone today," said Steve Grove, commissioner of Minnesota DEED.
  • The product distribution center expansion features two primary conveyor systems to provide redundancy in the case of a breakdown and provide opportunities for future growth.

CNH Industrial: periodic report on the buy-back program

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:30pm

After the purchases announced today and considering those previously executed under the program, the total invested amount is approximately 76,313,878.57 ($79,638,430.76) for a total amount of 6,431,279 common shares purchased.

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  • After the purchases announced today and considering those previously executed under the program, the total invested amount is approximately 76,313,878.57 ($79,638,430.76) for a total amount of 6,431,279 common shares purchased.
  • As of August 12, 2022, the Company held 14,359,812 common shares, net of the common shares already delivered to fulfill its obligations arising from equity incentive plans.
  • CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) is a world-class equipment and services company.
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NRG Energy and Smart Energy Decisions Publish 2022 State of Decarbonization Study

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:37pm

NRG Energy, Inc., in collaboration with Smart Energy Decisions, today published new research that shows reputational risk and cost reduction as top motivators for organizations when considering decarbonization solutions.

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  • NRG Energy, Inc., in collaboration with Smart Energy Decisions, today published new research that shows reputational risk and cost reduction as top motivators for organizations when considering decarbonization solutions.
  • The 2022 State of Decarbonization Study provides insight into the many factors that influence businesses as they look to pursue net-zero.
  • Smart Energy Decisions is the leading information and research platform serving large electric power users.
  • We produce news, analysis, research and events designed to help our community make smart energy decisions.

North American Helium Successfully Brings Third Helium Facility into Production

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:28pm

North American Helium Inc. (NAH or the Company) today announced it has successfully brought its third helium purification facility on production in May with zero operational issues.

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  • North American Helium Inc. (NAH or the Company) today announced it has successfully brought its third helium purification facility on production in May with zero operational issues.
  • North American Helium continues to increase its level of investment in Saskatchewan as we advance exploration and development projects slated for 2023.
  • Our company remains committed to being a trusted partner for the supply of reliable, sustainably produced helium in North America.
  • NAH owns and operates multiple helium purification facilities including Canadas largest facility (Battle Creek), providing reliable, long-term North American supply of this scarce resource to meet growing demand.

IRTH Communications to Sponsor Heal the Bay's "Suits on the Sand" Beach Cleanup

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:49pm

On August 19th 2022, IRTH employees will participate in a private beach cleanup in Venice Beach, CA.

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  • On August 19th 2022, IRTH employees will participate in a private beach cleanup in Venice Beach, CA.
  • "Sustainability has always been a key issue for our agency, which is reflected in our name," said Andrew Haag, Managing Partner of IRTH Communications.
  • In addition to the cleanup initiative, IRTH plans to take actions to reduce carbon emissions and identify recoverable waste to give it a new life through recycling.
  • IRTH Communications provides investor relations, financial communications and strategic consulting services to companies with new technologies, processes, products and services within their respective industries.

Kuwait-based Packaging Manufacturer Caesar Pac Targets Expansion with Investment in Region’s 1st EFI Nozomi 14000 LED Digital Press

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 7:26pm

The investment in the Nozomi 14000 LED is set to play a pivotal role in Caesar Pacs growth plans, enabling the business to expand its client base to customers requiring smaller order quantities.

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  • The investment in the Nozomi 14000 LED is set to play a pivotal role in Caesar Pacs growth plans, enabling the business to expand its client base to customers requiring smaller order quantities.
  • The Nozomi 14000 LED delivers up to 35% lower energy consumption than flexo printing, with virtually no VOC emissions.
  • Caesar Pac is proud to be a pioneer in the country as the first adopter of the high-speed single-pass digital corrugated press.
  • EFI is really excited to be working with and supporting Caesar Pac with the Nozomi 14000 LED, the first single-pass inkjet corrugated board printer in Kuwait.