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Bairong Inc. Releases Inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report for 2020

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:04am

BEIJING, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bairong Inc ("Bairong", 6608.HK), a leading independent AI-powered technology platform in China, has officially released its inaugural 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report ("the Report").

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  • BEIJING, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bairong Inc ("Bairong", 6608.HK), a leading independent AI-powered technology platform in China, has officially released its inaugural 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report ("the Report").
  • The Report outlines Bairong's initiatives and investments across six sections: Corporate Governance, Technological Innovation, Customer Service, Talent Development, Green Development, and Giving Back to Society.
  • Committed to the concept of "Technology for Good," the Report highlights Bairong's significant investment in technology innovation in 2020.
  • With a commitment to enhancing its positive influence on society, the 2020 ESG Report underscores the role Bairong plays in social responsibility.

Leading Independent Proxy Advisor, Glass Lewis, Recommends Inter Pipeline Shareholders Vote AGAINST the Pembina Transaction

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:21am

IPL shareholders should vote AGAINST the Alternative Transaction well in advance of IPLs July 27, 2021 proxy voting deadline.

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  • IPL shareholders should vote AGAINST the Alternative Transaction well in advance of IPLs July 27, 2021 proxy voting deadline.
  • Laurel Hill Advisory Group has also been engaged to act as Brookfield Infrastructures strategic communications advisor and proxy solicitation and information agent.
  • We are focused on assets that have contracted and regulated revenues that generate predictable and stable cash flows.
  • The total cost of these proxy solicitation services is up to approximately $100,000, plus reasonable out of-pocket expenses.

Grand City Properties S.A.: Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:09pm

For legal persons: full name including legal form as provided for in the

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  • For legal persons: full name including legal form as provided for in the
    register where it is incorporated, if applicable.
  • 2 For persons discharging managerial responsibilities: the position occupied within the issuer, emission allowances market participant/auction platform/auctioneer/auction monitor should be indicated, e.g.
  • An indication that the notification concerns a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities;
    Name and position of the relevant person discharging managerial responsibilities.
  • 3 Indication that this is an initial notification or an amendment to prior notifications.

Pipefy Earns Three 2021 Comparably Awards for Best CEOs for Diversity, Best CEOs for Women and Best Company for Career Growth

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:05pm

Pipefy was also recognized in the Best CEOs for Women and Best Company, Career Growth categories.

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  • Pipefy was also recognized in the Best CEOs for Women and Best Company, Career Growth categories.
  • We are delighted that our employees have ranked Pipefy so highly with Comparably, said Alessio Aliono, Founder and CEO at Pipefy.
  • Pipefy recently announced leader positions in G2s Summer 2021 Best Business Process Management Software and Best Workflow Management Software grids.
  • Share this on social: @Pipefy wins @comparably 2021 awards in Best CEOs for Diversity, Best CEOs for Women and Best Company, Career Growth categories.

New Chief Financial Officer Joins Convoso Leadership Team

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 5:40pm

LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Convoso , developer and provider of contact center software solutions, announced the appointment this week of Edward Chung as Chief Financial Officer, a key addition to the leadership team at the Company.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Convoso , developer and provider of contact center software solutions, announced the appointment this week of Edward Chung as Chief Financial Officer, a key addition to the leadership team at the Company.
  • Ed brings years of leadership experience advising on and managing the financial operations of corporate technology companies.
  • "We're really looking forward to the value Ed is going to bring to Convoso," Nima Hakimi, CEO & Co-Founder of Convoso, said.
  • As the new CFO of Convoso, Ed Chung said, "I've led finance ops and provided strategy thought leadership to many teams.

ESG study: Canadians rate their employers highly for social leadership

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 11:00am

However, the reviews are much more mixed when it comes to environmental and climate performance, according to the Argyle Public Relationships Index , a new Leger survey that asked North American workers to rate their employers performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

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  • However, the reviews are much more mixed when it comes to environmental and climate performance, according to the Argyle Public Relationships Index , a new Leger survey that asked North American workers to rate their employers performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
  • They clearly believe organizations are making progress on social and governance issues but still have work to do to reduce their impact on climate change.
  • The study also reveals that Americans believe more strongly in their employers ESG performance than Canadians do, with 76 percent rating their organization highly on social performance, 75 percent on governance and 64 percent on environmental performance.
  • Using Argyles six research-tested dimensions of a healthy relationship, Canadians also give their employers strong marks on their efforts to build relationships with key publics:
    On these criteria, too, Americans had slightly stronger relationships with their employers than Canadians.

New “Through the Lens” Podcast From Kroll Explores Issues Impacting Good Governance and Transparency

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Kroll, the worlds leading provider of digital products and services related to governance, risk and transparency, has launched Through the Lens, a podcast series featuring conversations with experts from around the world on issues related to truth, governance, transparency, fairness, integrity and ethics.

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  • Kroll, the worlds leading provider of digital products and services related to governance, risk and transparency, has launched Through the Lens, a podcast series featuring conversations with experts from around the world on issues related to truth, governance, transparency, fairness, integrity and ethics.
  • Through the Lens guests range from CEOs and board directors to general counsels and other executives across industries and geographies.
  • In each episode, Kroll professionals bring on a guest to discuss the biggest governance challenges facing their business or industry.
  • Kroll is the worlds premier provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk and transparency.

Highlights - Adding Gender-Based Violence as new ‘eurocrime’ - final vote - 14.06.2021 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 8:01pm

This legislative initiative requests the Commission to propose a Council decision to consider gender-based violence as an area of crime that meets the criteria established under Article 83(1) TFEU.

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This legislative initiative requests the Commission to propose a Council decision to consider gender-based violence as an area of crime that meets the criteria established under Article 83(1) TFEU.

401 amendments have been tabled to the draft report and the co-rapporteurs have proposed 42 compromise amendments.

Fraser Institute News Release: When provincial and state populations exceed 9.5 million, government spending and taxes tend to increase; implications for Ontario, California and New York

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 10:00am

Government spending and taxes, and labour market flexibility, or what has been referred to as economic freedom is linked high levels of prosperity, economic growth and overall well-being, said Professor Russell Sobel, senior fellow at the Fraser Institute and author of The Determinants of Subnational Economic Freedom.

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  • Government spending and taxes, and labour market flexibility, or what has been referred to as economic freedom is linked high levels of prosperity, economic growth and overall well-being, said Professor Russell Sobel, senior fellow at the Fraser Institute and author of The Determinants of Subnational Economic Freedom.
  • The study finds that subnational economic freedom for states and provinces, including in Canada and the U.S., are negatively related with population at levels above a size of roughly 9.5 million people.
  • Economic freedom rises with population initially, attains a maximum (roughly 9.5 million), then begins to decline as population grows larger.
  • Simply put, being too large is a disadvantage in terms of achieving high levels of economic freedom, said Sobel.

3 Ways Companies Gain a Competitive Edge with Data Governance

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 1:35pm

HOBOKEN, N.J., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and data governance expert , explains three ways companies gain a competitive edge with data governance in a new article.

Key Points: 
  • HOBOKEN, N.J., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and data governance expert , explains three ways companies gain a competitive edge with data governance in a new article.
  • "Successful businesses find their competitive edge with data governance."
  • Below are a few excerpts from the article, " 3 Ways Companies Gain a Competitive Edge with Data Governance ."
  • "While some business leaders pride themselves on running their companies by gut instinct, wiser executives look to data.