Corporate social responsibility

Cognite Appoints Four Global Leaders to Fuel Market Momentum

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Cognite , a global leader in industrial software, today announced four appointments to lead the company’s scaling efforts for its next stage of growth.

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  • Cognite , a global leader in industrial software, today announced four appointments to lead the company’s scaling efforts for its next stage of growth.
  • These leaders held roles of increasing responsibility at Red Hat, Microsoft, Amazon, PTC, and Aker Solutions.
  • I'm pleased to welcome these leaders with diverse, global experiences, including deep technical skill sets and tenures at Fortune 500 companies.
  • Her expertise is building and balancing global companies while incorporating local realities, and she will play a key role in energizing Cognite’s global workforce.

UDR Named to Newsweek’s 2023 List of America’s Most Responsible Companies

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Monday, January 9, 2023

UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), a leading multifamily real estate investment trust and GRESB 5 Star rated company for its sustainability leadership, announced today that it has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek.

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  • UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), a leading multifamily real estate investment trust and GRESB 5 Star rated company for its sustainability leadership, announced today that it has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek.
  • “We are honored that Newsweek has recognized UDR as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies for the second consecutive year,” said Tom Toomey, UDR’s Chairman and CEO.
  • The final list recognizes the top 500 most responsible companies in the United States, spanning 14 industries, and can be accessed online at https://www.newsweek.com/rankings/americas-most-responsible-companies-2023 .
  • Additional details on UDR’s corporate responsibility efforts, goals, and measurable ESG targets and outcomes can be found in the Company’s annual ESG Report and on its ESG website .

Jaguar Freight Announces the Upcoming Launch of Its Carbon Footprint Tracking Platform for Businesses Seeking to Go Green

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Valley Stream, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - December 20, 2022) - New York-based Freight Architect™ and NVOCC, Jaguar Freight , announce the upcoming launch of their carbon footprint tracking platform.

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  • Valley Stream, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - December 20, 2022) - New York-based Freight Architect™ and NVOCC, Jaguar Freight , announce the upcoming launch of their carbon footprint tracking platform.
  • The new platform will focus on helping companies track their emissions properly and reduce their carbon footprint effectively.
  • The freight transport sector accounted for 7.2Gt of carbon dioxide emissions (roughly 21 percent of the global total) in recent years.
  • Therefore, Jaguar Freight intends to provide its tracking service across all modes of transportation including, road, air, and maritime services.

CNH Industrial’s straw management solution in India

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

Working in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, CNH Industrial chose the village of Kallar Majri in the Punjab area of India to pilot its straw management technique in the year 2016.

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  • Working in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, CNH Industrial chose the village of Kallar Majri in the Punjab area of India to pilot its straw management technique in the year 2016.
  • They explain the challenges that they had to overcome to adopt the straw management technique and share their hopes that others will follow their example.
  • The straw management technique pioneered here is testimony to how CNH Industrial stands with the world’s farmers, making agriculture more sustainable and profitable.
  • For more information and the latest financial and sustainability reports visit: cnhindustrial.com
    For news from CNH Industrial and its Brands visit: media.cnhindustrial.com

Kymera Appoints Ellen Chiniara, J.D., as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kymera Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: KYMR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing targeted protein degradation (TPD) to deliver novel small molecule protein degrader medicines, today announced the appointment of Ellen Chiniara, J.D., as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary.

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  • WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kymera Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: KYMR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company advancing targeted protein degradation (TPD) to deliver novel small molecule protein degrader medicines, today announced the appointment of Ellen Chiniara, J.D., as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary.
  • Ms. Chiniara joins Kymera with extensive experience overseeing legal activities at biopharmaceutical companies ranging from the discovery phase through commercialization.
  • Ms. Chiniara will lead Kymera’s legal, governance, and intellectual property functions as a member of the Company’s senior management team.
  • She graduated magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr College and earned her Juris Doctor from Stanford University School of Law.

John R. Lewis Legacy Institute Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Congressman John Lewis

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

The event will be hosted by award-winning anchor Jennifer Bellamy of 11Alive and will honor individuals who embody the highest values of Congressman John R. Lewis and represent his legacy of leadership.

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  • The event will be hosted by award-winning anchor Jennifer Bellamy of 11Alive and will honor individuals who embody the highest values of Congressman John R. Lewis and represent his legacy of leadership.
  • Themed "The Legacy Continues," the event will bring together business and community leaders from Troy, Alabama, to Atlanta, Georgia, in celebration and memory of Congressman John R. Lewis.
  • More importantly, we remain committed to continuing his work," shares Henry Lewis, Congressman Lewis' youngest brother.
  • Jerrick Lewis, Executive Director of the John R. Lewis Legacy Institute, continues, "From his humble beginnings in Troy, Alabama, to the halls of Congress, to the streets of Atlanta as Georgia's 5th Congressional District Representative, Congressman Lewis touched so many lives.

Fortinet Named to 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

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Monday, December 19, 2022

Today, we are proud to be recognized in Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices as it is a testament to our ongoing sustainability efforts and our dedication to building a more sustainable future for all.”

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  • Today, we are proud to be recognized in Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices as it is a testament to our ongoing sustainability efforts and our dedication to building a more sustainable future for all.”
    Fortinet ® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has been named to the 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and DJSI North America for the first time, ranking among the global top sustainable companies in the software and services industry.
  • This milestone underscores the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainability practices and ability to deliver impact through its Corporate Social Responsibility approach.
  • The DJSI Indices are a widely recognized standard for measuring corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) progress across industries.
  • Learn more about Fortinet’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and how Fortinet is working towards building a safer and more sustainable future.

RGA Announces Charitable Grants in Honor of Its 50th Anniversary

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Monday, January 2, 2023

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) today announced that it has pledged $500,000 to 50 global charitable organizations in honor of the company’s 50th anniversary.

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  • Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) today announced that it has pledged $500,000 to 50 global charitable organizations in honor of the company’s 50th anniversary.
  • “This year, we celebrate 50 years since our founding,” said Anna Manning, President and Chief Executive Officer, RGA.
  • In addition to grants, RGA employees will be engaging with many of the 50 organizations being supported, and we will share these inspiring stories.
  • Follow RGA social media channels to hear more about these charitable causes and the impacts they are making in communities around the world.

US Foods Provides Nearly $13 Million in Donations for 2022 Hunger-Relief Efforts

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Since 2007, the company has donated more than 165 million pounds of food and supplies to aid community hunger-relief efforts.

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  • Since 2007, the company has donated more than 165 million pounds of food and supplies to aid community hunger-relief efforts.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221228005337/en/
    US Foods 2022 Community Giving Infographic.
  • “Feeding America is grateful for US Foods’ generosity,” said Lauren Biedron, vice president, corporate partnerships at Feeding America.
  • To learn more about US Foods and its corporate giving initiatives, visit the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report at www.usfoods.com/csr .

Pat Tillman Foundation announces the Tillman Leadership Institute

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) today announced the Tillman Leadership Institute (TLI), a strategic pilot program that provides leadership development programs and executive coaching to corporations, student athletes, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. TLI will be led by Colleen Reaney, former director of Loyola University Chicago's executive education program.

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  • Headed by education expert Colleen Reaney, TLI to bring Tillman Scholars' leadership lessons to corporations, universities, NPOs, and government agencies
    CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) today announced the Tillman Leadership Institute (TLI), a strategic pilot program that provides leadership development programs and executive coaching to corporations, student athletes, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.
  • The institute will offer programs to three audiences: high potential early to mid-career professionals, executive leadership, and student athletes, as well as customized leadership and management training.
  • "By empowering Tillman Scholars to share their hard-earned leadership lessons with organizations throughout the country, we continue to carry on Pat Tillman's legacy of action and service."
  • These sessions will be facilitated by a Tillman Scholar matched to the cohort, based on their professional and leadership experiences.