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PENSION FUND COALITION FOR INCLUSIVE CAPITALISM RELEASES RESOURCE TO FOCUS INVESTMENTS ON LONG-TERM VALUE CREATION

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 5:01am

The Pension Fund Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism has developed model ESG impact contract language for use in asset owner agreements signed with asset managers, encompassing a range of approaches to pension fund investments in public and private equity markets.

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  • The Pension Fund Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism has developed model ESG impact contract language for use in asset owner agreements signed with asset managers, encompassing a range of approaches to pension fund investments in public and private equity markets.
  • The Pension Fund Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, co-chaired by Theresa Whitmarsh and Hiro Mizuno, collaborated with public pension fund managers and legal advisors to provide pension funds and other asset owners a guide for structuring ESG impact provisions in investment agreements.
  • On May 18 at 12 p.m. EDT, the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism will cohost a virtual event with CFA Society New York and CFA Society Seattle to discuss the work of the Pension Fund Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism.
  • Speakers will include pension fund managers and thought leaders, including Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism founder Lynn Forester de Rothschild and Pension Fund Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism co-chairs Theresa Whitmarsh and Hiro Mizuno.

HSA Group: urgent solutions needed to avert food import shortages and further humanitarian crisis in Yemen

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 4:00am

DUBAI, UAE, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Group - Yemen's largest company and the country's leading wheat importer - has issued a stark warning that time is running out to avert a potentially catastrophic famine from spreading across Yemen, as a result of unprecedented disruption to global wheat supplies generated by the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine.

Key Points: 
  • Without urgent action, the latest developments have the potential to push Yemen's ongoing food security crisis to the point of no return.
  • Global wheat prices have recently reached a 14-year high, which is already having massive consequences for suppliers and manufacturers across the world.
  • Yemen is facing the prospect of food affordability and global supply chain challenges on a scale not seen before.
  • Yemen is suffering a grave food security crisis and the threat of extreme hunger and life-threatening malnutrition in Yemen has deteriorated further this year.

HSA Group: urgent solutions needed to avert food import shortages and further humanitarian crisis in Yemen

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 4:00am

DUBAI, UAE, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Group - Yemen's largest company and the country's leading wheat importer - has issued a stark warning that time is running out to avert a potentially catastrophic famine from spreading across Yemen, as a result of unprecedented disruption to global wheat supplies generated by the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine.

Key Points: 
  • Without urgent action, the latest developments have the potential to push Yemen's ongoing food security crisis to the point of no return.
  • Global wheat prices have recently reached a 14-year high, which is already having massive consequences for suppliers and manufacturers across the world.
  • Yemen is facing the prospect of food affordability and global supply chain challenges on a scale not seen before.
  • Yemen is suffering a grave food security crisis and the threat of extreme hunger and life-threatening malnutrition in Yemen has deteriorated further this year.

TJI Achieves a Successful Leap to International Market

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:43am

Meanwhile, operating profit increased by 38.2% to HK$476.7 million, with operating profit margin improving by 1.7 percentage points to 20.9%.

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  • Meanwhile, operating profit increased by 38.2% to HK$476.7 million, with operating profit margin improving by 1.7 percentage points to 20.9%.
  • It also made swift decisions regarding restaurant operating hours, renovation projects and restaurant opening schedule by re-assessing the market needs.
  • While the past year has been a bumpy ride, TJI has demonstrated resilience and agility in face of unanticipated situations.
  • As market activities have started picking up again in Japan, TJI will keep expanding its network healthily to capture the market momentum with the robust support of its controlling shareholder, Toridoll Holdings Corporation.

ADL Says Buffalo Shooter Latest in A Long Line of White Supremacist Terrorists Who Embraced Racist, Antisemitic "Great Replacement Theory"

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 2:54am

In his manifesto, the killer wrote he was advocating for a "real war" of Gentiles versus Jews.

Key Points: 
  • In his manifesto, the killer wrote he was advocating for a "real war" of Gentiles versus Jews.
  • Make no mistake: This is the same hateful antisemitic bile that inspired the shooters in Pittsburgh, Poway, El Paso and Charleston.
  • "This was yet another predicable attack by an avowed white supremacist who imbibed hateful conspiracy theories online and then turned to violent action, this time targeting mostly Black victims.
  • More must be done now to push back against the racist and antisemitic violence propounded by the far right.

APPLE CEO TIM COOK CHALLENGES GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY GRADUATES: "WHATEVER YOU DO, LEAD WITH YOUR VALUES"

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 5:30pm

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Gallaudet University celebrated the achievements of over 400 undergraduate and graduate students as they received their degrees during the University's 152nd Commencement ceremony in the Field House on the school's Washington, D.C. campus. Gallaudet is the only university in the world where deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing students live and learn bilingually in American Sign Language and English. To view both ceremonies please visit: Graduate Commencement Ceremony and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. 

Key Points: 
  • Gallaudet is the only university in the world where deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing students live and learn bilingually in American Sign Language and English.
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook, the leader of one of the world's most innovative companies, delivered the keynote address .
  • "Gallaudet has prepared you for a lifetime of discovery," said Cook.
  • The university enrolls over 1,600 students in more than 40 undergraduate majors and many master's and doctoral programs.

CSI Gives Back Hosts Nostalgic Aviation-Themed Gala For 2022

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CSI Gives Back, the charitable giving division of CSI Companies, held its third annual gala benefiting children and local initiatives in the Jacksonville community. The 1950s aviation-themed event occurred on April 30th, 2022, at Generations in Aviation Marco Hangar located at Jacksonville Executive Craig Airport.

Key Points: 
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CSI Gives Back, the charitable giving division of CSI Companies, held its third annual gala benefiting children and local initiatives in the Jacksonville community.
  • CSI Gives Back Director, Becky Lowry kicked off dinner and shared the importance of the night.
  • On Jan. 9, 2019, The CSI Companies established CSI Gives Back, its charitable giving division, as a dedicated 501(c)(3) organization.
  • In 2020, CSI Gives Back raised more than $40,000 in support of local organizations and continues to expand its efforts across Duval County each year.

FAT BRANDS DEADLINE ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against FAT Brands, Inc. and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 2:00am

Investors have until May 17, 2022 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Key Points: 
  • Investors have until May 17, 2022 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.
  • The class action focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors.
  • FAT Brands is the subject of a report published by the Los Angeles Times on February 19, 2022.
  • On this news, FAT Brands' stock fell $2.42, or 22.9%, to close at $8.14 per share on February 22, 2022, thereby injuring investors.

FAT BRANDS DEADLINE ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors that a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against FAT Brands, Inc. and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

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Saturday, May 14, 2022 - 2:00am

Investors have until May 17, 2022 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Key Points: 
  • Investors have until May 17, 2022 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.
  • The class action focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors.
  • FAT Brands is the subject of a report published by the Los Angeles Times on February 19, 2022.
  • On this news, FAT Brands' stock fell $2.42, or 22.9%, to close at $8.14 per share on February 22, 2022, thereby injuring investors.

BB creatif Launches New NFT Series, VICE, on May 13 During Mental Health Awareness Month

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 11:05pm

NEW YORK, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BB creatif launches its latest NFT series, VICE, on May 13, highlighting the nine personalities through still/moving images of its co-founder, artist and actress Bianca Van Damme. The announcement during Mental Health Awareness Month brings attention to the challenges many face, like Van Damme, who has bipolar disorder. She is donating 9.99% of VICE sales to the Child Mind Institute.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BB creatif launches its latest NFT series, VICE, on May 13, highlighting the nine personalities through still/moving images of its co-founder, artist and actress Bianca Van Damme.
  • The announcement during Mental Health Awareness Month brings attention to the challenges many face, like Van Damme, who has bipolar disorder.
  • The daughter of action star Jean Claude Van Damme found solace in her mental health journey through art.
  • The change from piece to piece in VICE sums up the mental health journey for BB, as some works were created during highs and others lows.