Motivation

Fujitsu SX Survey reveals key success factors for sustainability

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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

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    The survey reveals priorities that link sustainability with business growth, identifying a group of organizations that balance business growth and SX progress (11% of the total), which Fujitsu has dubbed "Change Makers."
  • Fujitsu can support customers in their transformation through its Fujitsu Uvance portfolio of digital services and Uvance Wayfinders business and technology consulting.
  • The survey bears out that these services can help customers advance to become net positive and help bring about a more sustainable world.
  • Survey methodolgy: Questionnaire survey of 600 CxOs in companies and organizations with annual revenues that sit above $500 million.

Nissan and Mitsubishi Corporation agree to explore new business in next-generation-mobility and energy-related services utilizing EVs

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Monday, March 18, 2024

Nissan and MC have also been undertaking various initiatives to solve these challenges.

Key Points: 
  • Nissan and MC have also been undertaking various initiatives to solve these challenges.
  • Nissan's initiatives include mobility services in Namie Town, Fukushima Prefecture, and autonomous driving tests in the Yokohama Minato Mirai District to achieve free movement for more people.
  • Additionally, Nissan is developing energy management systems by utilizing EV battery storage and charging/discharging functions in combination with renewable energy.
  • Leveraging their respective expertise and knowledge, both companies aim to jointly commercialize next-generation mobility services and energy-related services utilizing EVs, starting in Japan.

WeAre8 scales transformational ad-experience across USA's biggest publishers

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Leveraging WeAre8 and Public Good's technology, data and AI-for-Good contextual targeting, brands can run targeted video campaigns at scale using the 'Golden 8 ad unit' across high quality publishers.

Key Points: 
  • Leveraging WeAre8 and Public Good's technology, data and AI-for-Good contextual targeting, brands can run targeted video campaigns at scale using the 'Golden 8 ad unit' across high quality publishers.
  • With significant attention rates, click through rates, and powerful targeting, WeAre8's offers brands transformational results and now with Public Good, scale through world class publishers.
  • Zoe Kalar, WeAre8 Founder & Global CEO, stated, "Our collaboration is the start of transformational change in our industry.
  • Since 2022, WeAre8 and Public Good have redirected more than US$11,000,000 back to people, communities and charities through their transformational advertising models.

EQS-News: Stabilus SE closes Q2 FY2024 with a slight increase in revenue

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Friday, May 10, 2024

Group revenue in the second quarter of FY2024 increased by 0.9% to €313.5 million compared to the same quarter of the previous year (Q2 FY2023: €310.6 million).

Key Points: 
  • Group revenue in the second quarter of FY2024 increased by 0.9% to €313.5 million compared to the same quarter of the previous year (Q2 FY2023: €310.6 million).
  • From the beginning of the third quarter of 2024, DESTACO will thus contribute to the Stabilus Group's revenue and earnings.
  • In the EMEA region, revenue increased by 0.2% to €137.5 million in Q2 FY2024 (Q2 FY2023: €137.2 million).
  • Adjusted operating profit (adjusted EBIT[1]) decreased by 4.7% to €38.9 million in Q2 FY2024 (Q2 FY2023: €40.8 million).

Noom Adds Muscle Defense™ to Its GLP-1 Companion Program to Help Prevent Muscle-Mass Loss While Taking GLP-1s

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

NEW YORK, May 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Noom, the leading digital healthcare company committed to chronic disease prevention and empowering people to live better and healthier lives, launches Noom Move, an on-demand fitness offering, including Muscle Defense™, a curated movement program for those taking GLP-1 medications. In a cutting-edge collaboration with FitOn, the move directly integrates FitOn’s extensive library of fitness programming into the Noom app, making exercise available to all Noom members as they build healthy habits.

Key Points: 
  • In a cutting-edge collaboration with FitOn, the move directly integrates FitOn’s extensive library of fitness programming into the Noom app, making exercise available to all Noom members as they build healthy habits.
  • “Powerful weight-loss meds need a powerful companion,” said Geoff Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Noom.
  • “Muscle mass must be retained to avoid conditions like sarcopenic obesity down the road.
  • Noom Move makes habit-building even easier.”
    Noom Move is now available to all Noom members, including Noom Med and GLP-1 Companion members, supporting medically assisted weight loss to prevent lean muscle mass loss.

EY Announces Gene Sheridan of Navitas Semiconductor as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Los Angeles Award Finalist

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

LOS ANGELES, May 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Gene Sheridan, CEO and co-founder of Navitas Semiconductor (Nasdaq:NVTS) was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Los Angeles Award finalist.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, May 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Gene Sheridan, CEO and co-founder of Navitas Semiconductor (Nasdaq:NVTS) was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Los Angeles Award finalist.
  • Now in its 38th year, ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year’ is the preeminent competitive business award for audacious leaders who disrupt markets, revolutionize sectors and have a transformational impact on lives.
  • Over the past four decades, the program has recognized daring entrepreneurs with big ideas and bold actions that reshape our world.
  • In Greater Los Angeles, sponsors also include Edelman, Cooley, Los Angeles Business Journal, Vaco, ADP, and Rutan & Tucker.

ON Partners Champions Soft Skills and Human Engagement in AI-Enhanced Executive Search

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

“We can’t over science the intuition in retained executive search,” said Bryan Buck, Partner at ON Partners.

Key Points: 
  • “We can’t over science the intuition in retained executive search,” said Bryan Buck, Partner at ON Partners.
  • “While there’s a significant influx of AI investment in HR technology today, we’re still in the early innings of effectively applying AI to executive recruitment.
  • As a result, four in five HR professionals are placing a stronger focus on soft skills, which is an aspect that generative AI does not address.
  • “However, there is no substitute for human engagement, and we believe human interaction is key to understanding when a leader fits the organization.

Ultimate Medical Academy Awarded Mental Health America Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health

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Monday, May 6, 2024

Tampa, Fla, May 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) has been awarded the 2024 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health from Mental Health America (MHA).

Key Points: 
  • Tampa, Fla, May 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) has been awarded the 2024 Platinum Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health from Mental Health America (MHA).
  • This recognition reflects UMA’s commitment to workplace culture, benefits, compliance and wellness programs tailored to support mental health.
  • In addition, UMA provides their team members certified instructor led mental health first aid training from the National Council on Mental Wellbeing.
  • Learn more about MHA and the Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health at mhanational.org/bestemployers.

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Shareholder Urges Board of Directors to Take Action to Enhance Shareholder Value

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

With CEO and director Peter Greenleaf at the helm, the Board has struggled to implement successful strategies to enhance market penetration and shareholder value.

Key Points: 
  • With CEO and director Peter Greenleaf at the helm, the Board has struggled to implement successful strategies to enhance market penetration and shareholder value.
  • I believe that the composition of the Board and the excessive number of directors sitting on it are holding Aurinia back from achieving its full potential.
  • The Board currently has an excessive number of directors who lack relevant skills and much-needed objectivity, compromising its efficiency and effectiveness.
  • By remaining on the Board, Dr. Foster has betrayed MKT Capital – and is being financially rewarded by Aurinia for doing so.

Parts Town Unlimited Advances to 43rd Position on Crain’s Chicago Business’ Largest Privately Held Companies List

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Parts Town Unlimited, the parent company of Parts Town , a global leader in the high-tech distribution of OEM foodservice equipment parts, residential appliance parts, HVAC parts, consumer electronic parts, and related products, has been ranked as the 43rd largest privately held company in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business, an increase of nine positions compared to 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Parts Town Unlimited, the parent company of Parts Town , a global leader in the high-tech distribution of OEM foodservice equipment parts, residential appliance parts, HVAC parts, consumer electronic parts, and related products, has been ranked as the 43rd largest privately held company in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business, an increase of nine positions compared to 2022.
  • The Largest Privately Held Companies list recognizes companies in the Chicago area and ranks them by annual revenue and team member growth.
  • Parts Town Unlimited has been featured on Crain’s Largest Privately Held Companies list several times, demonstrating the company’s continuous drive for improvement and growth.
  • The Crain’s Largest Privately Held Companies list selects and ranks honorees by comparing revenues and full-time team member statistics year over year.