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Upfield announces commitments to reduce world hunger by supporting smallholder farmers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:00am

As part of this commitment, Upfield has become a signatory of the Zero Hunger Pledge, led by the Global Alliance for Improve Nutrition (GAIN).

Key Points: 
  • As part of this commitment, Upfield has become a signatory of the Zero Hunger Pledge, led by the Global Alliance for Improve Nutrition (GAIN).
  • As part of its pledge commitments, Upfield is investing in two projects in rural Kenya focusing on the peanut and canola (rapeseed) supply chains.
  • These projects support the ambition of the Zero Hunger Pledge; to eradicate world hunger by 2030.
  • The project has grown from 500 farmers in 2015 to 7,500 farmers today and is still expanding.

Lufax Releases First ESG Report Highlighting Commitment to Inclusive Finance

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:07am

The report highlights the Company's long-term commitment to inclusive finance, improving access to financial services for small and micro business owners, alleviating rural poverty, supporting the real economy and other societal benefits through FinTech innovations.

Key Points: 
  • The report highlights the Company's long-term commitment to inclusive finance, improving access to financial services for small and micro business owners, alleviating rural poverty, supporting the real economy and other societal benefits through FinTech innovations.
  • "In this report, we present our sustainability achievements and express our determination to developing long-term value," said Guangheng Ji, Chairman of Lufax Holding.
  • We will bolster inclusive finance, support the wider economy, fulfil our corporate responsibilities and create our own sustainability path."
  • As of 2020, Lufax has helped more than 1.24 million small and micro businesses and provided inclusive finance for 2.76 million people.

SHAREHOLDER INVESTIGATION: Halper Sadeh LLP Investigates GSKY, FIBK, SBKK, CLDB; Shareholders are Encouraged to Contact the Firm

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00am

If you are a GreenSky shareholder, click here to learn more about your rights and options .

Key Points: 
  • If you are a GreenSky shareholder, click here to learn more about your rights and options .
  • Halper Sadeh LLP may seek increased consideration, additional disclosures and information concerning the proposed transaction, or other relief and benefits on behalf of shareholders.
  • Shareholders are encouraged to contact the firm free of charge to discuss their legal rights and options.
  • Halper Sadeh LLP represents investors all over the world who have fallen victim to securities fraud and corporate misconduct.

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMCB) Announces Retirement of Chief Credit Officer

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00pm

The Chief Credit Officer position will be filled by Jay J. Colombini, one of the Banks two current Executive Vice President and Wholesale Banking Division Managers.

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  • The Chief Credit Officer position will be filled by Jay J. Colombini, one of the Banks two current Executive Vice President and Wholesale Banking Division Managers.
  • Jay Colombini brings to this new position 36 years of industry credit administration experience, including 28 years at Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, traded on the OTCQX under the symbol FMCB, is the parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California, also known as F&M Bank.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bancorp has paid dividends for 86 consecutive years and we have increased dividends for 56 consecutive years.

Animal Agriculture Accepts Challenge to Be Climate Change Solution while Delivering Global Nutrition Needs

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

Today, more than 20 global leaders from one of the worlds largest industries, animal agriculture, announced their intention to address the interconnected and urgent challenges of climate change and hunger.

Key Points: 
  • Today, more than 20 global leaders from one of the worlds largest industries, animal agriculture, announced their intention to address the interconnected and urgent challenges of climate change and hunger.
  • Signatories represent global meat, milk, fish and egg production demonstrating their potential impact in addressing climate change and hunger.
  • This pledge follows on the heels of the September 14 event, Sustainable Solutions for Zero Hunger by 2030: A Vision for Animal Agriculture Forum .
  • While all industries have their part to play, animal agriculture is uniquely positioned to make change now.

Organic Trade Association, Arizona State University join forces on future of organic

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:58pm

The Organic Farmers Association is co-hosting one of the workshops, which will be geared exclusively for organic farmers and farmer organizations.

Key Points: 
  • The Organic Farmers Association is co-hosting one of the workshops, which will be geared exclusively for organic farmers and farmer organizations.
  • Organic Farmers Association is excited to partner with the Organic Trade Association in co-hosting a national conversation with organic farmers on these topics, says Kate Mendenhall, Executive Director of Organic Farmers Association.
  • The Organic Farmers Association (OFA) is a membership-based agricultural association for domestic certified organic farmers and their supporters.
  • The mission of the Organic Farmers Association is to provide a strong and unified national voice for domestic certified organic producers.

Global Plastic Pallets Markets, 2021-2028 by Material (HDPE, PP, LDPE), Type (Nestable, Stackable, Rackable), & End-use (Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:36pm

The global plastic pallets market size is expected to reach USD 10.4 billion by 2028.

Key Points: 
  • The global plastic pallets market size is expected to reach USD 10.4 billion by 2028.
  • Plastic pallets are typically made from robust materials, including polypropylene (PP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and are primarily intended for multiple trips rather than a single trip.
  • Plastic pallets can be easily cleaned with high-pressure jet spray and demand minimal maintenance, unlike wooden pallets.
  • Plastic pallets are expensive compared to wooden skids; thus, their theft or misplacing increases the overall cost of material handling or product transportation.

$120,000 Awarded to Fund Six Sustainability and Clean Energy Projects from Young Business Leaders

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:39pm

This is the fourth year of the annual fellowship, which awards six young business leaders $20,000 each to execute projects that advance sustainability and clean energy and environmental policies in America.

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  • This is the fourth year of the annual fellowship, which awards six young business leaders $20,000 each to execute projects that advance sustainability and clean energy and environmental policies in America.
  • "We're counting on young people like these fellows to help lead the way."
  • And one way is by helping foster the vision and big ideas of young entrepreneurs like these six fellows."
  • In addition to support for their projects, fellows also receive mentorship from E2 members across the country and membership into E2's Emerging Leaders program.

Pray.com Launches 'Pray for Rain' Campaign to Support Small Family Farms Impacted by Historic Western Droughts

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:15pm

At the core of this program, Pray.com is launching a fundraising drive to support CAFF's California Family Farmers Emergency Fund.

Key Points: 
  • At the core of this program, Pray.com is launching a fundraising drive to support CAFF's California Family Farmers Emergency Fund.
  • Given the unprecedented western heat waves and droughts, small farms are bearing the brunt of this crisis.
  • Since 1978, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) has been dedicated to creating more resilient family farms, communities and ecosystems.
  • Our programs address current problems and challenges in food and farming systems, creating more resilient family farms, communities, and ecosystems.

PERDUE® THANKSNUGGETS™ Are Back - and Now Available in Select Retail Stores Nationwide

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Now for the first time ever, the white breast meat with sweet potato-seasoned breading turkey nuggets are available in retail grocery stores nationwide so everyone can get their hands on them this holiday season.

Key Points: 
  • Now for the first time ever, the white breast meat with sweet potato-seasoned breading turkey nuggets are available in retail grocery stores nationwide so everyone can get their hands on them this holiday season.
  • "Now, thanks to our retail partners, consumers can find PERDUE THANKSNUGGETS in stores nationwide this year so they can conveniently purchase and enjoy the best flavors of Thanksgiving in one bite."
  • package is now available in select stores across the country, including Walmart, Sam's Club, Kroger, ShopRite, and many others.
  • To learn more about PERDUE THANKSNUGGETS, please visit Perdue.com , and follow @PerdueChicken on Instagram , Twitter and Facebook .