Socially responsible investing

ProAmpac Emphasizes Sustainable Innovations at Pack Expo 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:03pm

Adam Grose states, Offering recyclable solutions today provides the industry with commercially available options to advance their sustainable product development objectives.

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  • Adam Grose states, Offering recyclable solutions today provides the industry with commercially available options to advance their sustainable product development objectives.
  • ProAmpac is committed to serving the world's brand owners with the most advanced materials while also making sure these materials run at-rate on existing filling and converting equipment.
  • Considered a market first, the RecycAll Freshpack sandwich skillet is an all-fiber sandwich pack with a window.
  • ProAmpacs approach to sustainability ProActive Sustainability provides innovative sustainable flexible packaging products to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals.

ProAmpac Launches QUADFLEX® Recyclable Flat Bottom Pouch Technology

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:23pm

ProAmpac , the leader in flexible packaging and material science, announces their latest addition to the ProActive Sustainability platform, QUADFLEX Recyclable .

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  • ProAmpac , the leader in flexible packaging and material science, announces their latest addition to the ProActive Sustainability platform, QUADFLEX Recyclable .
  • QUADFELX Recyclable is available in either a side gusseted with flat or pinched bottom stand up pouch.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210922005701/en/
    QUADFLEX Recyclable utilizes ProAmpac's R-2000 recyclable laminated mono polyethylene providing the marketplace a sustainable alternative to multi-material laminates.
  • We invite attendees of Petfood Forum 2021 to visit the ProAmpac booth (#534) to see QUADFLEX Recyclable in person for the first time.

DGAP-News: Tübingen-based healthcare investor SHS joins UN investor initiative PRI for responsible investing

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:07pm

Finally, SHS partner DrAndr Zimmermann uses an SHS portfolio company as an example:

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  • Finally, SHS partner DrAndr Zimmermann uses an SHS portfolio company as an example:
    "An exemplary example of responsible investing is our investment in phenox GmbH in Bochum.
  • PRI CEO Fiona Reynolds comments: "We are very pleased to welcome SHS as a signatory to the PRI.
  • About SHS Gesellschaft fr Beteiligungsmanagement mbH:
    "Building European Healthcare Champions" is the guiding principle of the Tbingen-based sector investor SHS.
  • The investment company is committed to the principle of Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and is a member of PRI, an investor initiative launched by the UN Environment Programme.

S&P Global joins the Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance, part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:01am

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --S&P Global has today announced that it is a founding member of the newly launched Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance (NZFSPA) .

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --S&P Global has today announced that it is a founding member of the newly launched Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance (NZFSPA) .
  • The newly launched alliance joins the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), part of the UN Race to Zero campaign.
  • Doug Peterson, CEO of S&P Global, said: "The global economic transition to net zero will be realized through a truly collaborative and aligned approach.
  • I am delighted that S&P Global is joining the Net Zero Financial Services Provider Alliance, part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero to support our common goal of a resilient and sustainable future.

Pembroke Expands Its Range of Solutions with the Launch of the Canadian All Cap Pooled Fund

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:00pm

MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -Pembroke is proud to announce the launch of a new product: the Pembroke Canadian All Cap Pooled Fund.

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  • MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ -Pembroke is proud to announce the launch of a new product: the Pembroke Canadian All Cap Pooled Fund.
  • The Pembroke Canadian All Cap Pooled Fund selects 25 to 35 companies with a market capitalization of more than $3billion.
  • The Canadian All Cap Pooled Fund joins other Pembroke funds, including the International Growth Fund, the Corporate Bond Fund and the Canadian Balanced Fund, three mutual funds with five-star ratings from Morningstar.
  • The Canadian All Cap Fund is offered as a pooled fund and a segregated fund.

Palladium Equity Partners Invests in Envoy Global, a Tech-Enabled Employment Based Immigration Services Provider

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 12:48pm

Catalyst Investors and General Catalyst will both retain minority equity stakes in Envoy and continue to support the Company going forward.

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  • Catalyst Investors and General Catalyst will both retain minority equity stakes in Envoy and continue to support the Company going forward.
  • Founded in 1998, Envoy is a global immigration services provider with an international footprint, working across offices in APAC, EMEA and the Americas.
  • U.S. legal services are provided by two U.S. law firms -- Global Immigration Associates, PC and Corporate Immigration Partners, LLP.
  • All U.S. legal and global immigration services are fully integrated with the Envoy Platform for a seamless customer experience.

WM Partners Closes Second Fund Exceeding Its Initial $400 Million Target

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

WM Partners' previous fund, HPH I, closed with $307 million in commitments in 2017 and was fully liquidated in 2018 for $700 million.

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  • WM Partners' previous fund, HPH I, closed with $307 million in commitments in 2017 and was fully liquidated in 2018 for $700 million.
  • Jose Minski, Co-Founder of WM Partners, said: "We are very grateful for the support HPH II received from existing and first-time investors.
  • Based in Aventura, FL, WM Partners is a middle-market private equity firm specializing in buyout investments in the health and wellness sector.
  • WM Partners is certified as a diverse-owned firm by the National Association of Investment Companies and a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.

Valicor Environmental Services Acquires EnviroSolids

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Valicor Environmental Services (Valicor), North Americas largest provider of non-hazardous wastewater treatment services, today announced it has acquired EnviroSolids, LLC (EnviroSolids) and its affiliated companies.

Key Points: 
  • Valicor Environmental Services (Valicor), North Americas largest provider of non-hazardous wastewater treatment services, today announced it has acquired EnviroSolids, LLC (EnviroSolids) and its affiliated companies.
  • The EnviroSolids team brings to Valicor a firm commitment to sustainability-focused waste treatment, disposal and recycling services.
  • With the addition of the EnviroSolids business to our leading platform, Valicor strengthens its commitment to environmentally responsible services as we serve both new and existing customers.
  • Valicors acquisition strategy focuses on acquiring CWT facilities and other providers of environmental services, including solidification, waste-to-energy, product destruction and related services.

ProAmpac Features RecycAll Freshpack Sandwich Pack at Food-to-Go LUNCH! 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:30am

2021 attendees to visit Stand D 50 for the industry debut of RecycAll Freshpack.

Key Points: 
  • 2021 attendees to visit Stand D 50 for the industry debut of RecycAll Freshpack.
  • A market first, the RecycAll Freshpack sandwich skillet is an all-fiber sandwich skillet with a window, considered plastic-free in the United Kingdom and Europe.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210916005287/en/
    A Market First: The ProAmpac RecycAll Freshpack sandwich skillet is an all-fiber sandwich skillet with a window, considered plastic-free in the United Kingdom and Europe.
  • 2021 event will be the hands-on introduction of the ProAmpac RecycAll Freshpack, offering food-to-go industry members a chance to examine and learn more about the window sandwich wedge cellulose container that provides much easier recycling for consumers.

Launch of Oxitope Pharma, a biopharmaceutical start-up dedicated to the discovery and development of antibody-based medicines for the treatment of diseases caused by oxidative stress

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:00am

Based on a body of research spanning over 40 years published in a range of high profiles scientific papers authored by Profs.

Key Points: 
  • Based on a body of research spanning over 40 years published in a range of high profiles scientific papers authored by Profs.
  • Witztum and Tsimikas, Oxitope is dedicated to the discovery and development of medicines that prevent, halt, or reverse acute and chronic diseases driven by inflammation and cell death as a result of oxidative stress.
  • Founded in 2020, Oxitope Pharma B.V. is a Dutch biopharmaceutical start-up dedicated to the discovery and development of medicines for the treatment of inflammatory, fibrotic and cardiovascular diseases caused by oxidative stress.
  • Forbion operates a joint venture with BGV, the manager of seed and early-stage funds, especially focused on Benelux and Germany.