ESG

Valvoline Establishes ESG and Equality Council to Support Continued Progress on Sustainabilty, DE&I and Governance Matters

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The Council will be overseen by Valvolines Board of Directors through its Governance & Nominating Committee, and led by Julie ODaniel, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Valvoline.

Key Points: 
  • The Council will be overseen by Valvolines Board of Directors through its Governance & Nominating Committee, and led by Julie ODaniel, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Valvoline.
  • Valvoline director Carol H. Kruse, the former Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at ESPN and Cambia Health Solutions, will be joining the Council, as will other senior executives of Valvoline.
  • The Council will enhance these initiatives with corporate governance practices and will work closely with Valvolines employee-driven DEI Council to deepen the Companys commitment to an inclusive culture for all.
  • "We are pleased that Valvoline has formed this goal-oriented and disclosure-focused Council to engender a more inclusive workplace.

ICL Pioneers Sustainable Citrus Fruit Preservation with FruitMag

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Friday, December 2, 2022

ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, has announced the launch of FruitMag, a sustainable and superior solution for post-harvest citrus fruit treatment.

Key Points: 
  • ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, has announced the launch of FruitMag, a sustainable and superior solution for post-harvest citrus fruit treatment.
  • This innovative offering is mineral-based and fungicide free, unlike the products currently used by the global citrus fruit industry.
  • With FruitMag one of a series of solutions designed by ICL to address sustainability challenges ICL has made it possible to reduce product loss, with greater efficacy and in a more sustainable manner.
  • ICL shares are dual listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL).

MSCI Uplifted GTJAl's ESG Rating, Stating That Its Corporate Governance Leads Global Peers

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.

Key Points: 
  • SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.
  • MSCI stated that the Company's improved responsible investment practices and the strengthened ethics policies are the primary drivers of the upgrade.
  • In the assessment of the overall strengths of GTJAI, MSCI stated that the Company leads global peers in corporate governance and in business ethics framework.
  • High ESG ratings reflect stronger business management and corporate governance.

MSCI Uplifted GTJAl's ESG Rating, Stating That Its Corporate Governance Leads Global Peers

Retrieved on: 
Friday, December 2, 2022

SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.

Key Points: 
  • SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.
  • MSCI stated that the Company's improved responsible investment practices and the strengthened ethics policies are the primary drivers of the upgrade.
  • In the assessment of the overall strengths of GTJAI, MSCI stated that the Company leads global peers in corporate governance and in business ethics framework.
  • High ESG ratings reflect stronger business management and corporate governance.

L.B. Foster Company Announces the Appointment of Janet Lee to its Board of Directors and the Retirements of Suzanne B. Rowland and Robert S. Purgason

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Friday, December 2, 2022

From 2010 to 2017, Ms. Lee was Vice President, Legal and Intellectual Property for HERE Technologies North America, a privately-held location and mapping company owned by BMW, Audi and Daimler.

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  • From 2010 to 2017, Ms. Lee was Vice President, Legal and Intellectual Property for HERE Technologies North America, a privately-held location and mapping company owned by BMW, Audi and Daimler.
  • Foster Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented on the appointment, The board is excited to have Janet join the company.
  • Foster Company is a global solutions provider of engineered, manufactured products and services that builds and supports infrastructure.
  • The Company cautions readers that various factors could cause the actual results of the Company to differ materially from those indicated by forward-looking statements.

GRC to Exhibit at Gartner’s IT Infrastructure Conference and Lead Data Center Liquid Immersion Cooling Discussion

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Friday, December 2, 2022

GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), the leader in immersion cooling for data centers, announced today that GRCs CRO, Jim Weynand will lead a discussion titled Data Center Sustainability is a Team Sport, which will highlight the benefits of data center immersion cooling during the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022 at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.

Key Points: 
  • GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), the leader in immersion cooling for data centers, announced today that GRCs CRO, Jim Weynand will lead a discussion titled Data Center Sustainability is a Team Sport, which will highlight the benefits of data center immersion cooling during the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference 2022 at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.
  • The 20-minute Exhibit Showcase will highlight how air-cooled data centers simply cannot meet the demands of todays high-powered processors and high-density deployments.
  • Participants will learn about liquid immersion cooling solutions that meet the computing demands of today and tomorrow, and help enterprises address the sustainability, energy use, and the cost of running a data center.
  • We are thrilled to share the stage at this Gartner conference to educate users on the sustainability and budget benefits of using liquid immersion cooling solutions to cool their data centers.

JTC has been named "Fund Administration Challenger of the Year"

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- At a ceremony in New York City on November 17th, 2022, JTC was named "Fund Administration Challenger of the Year" by the Global Custodian Industry Leaders Awards. The award recognizes firms that have significantly increased their international presence and are seen to be on a successful growth trajectory.

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- At a ceremony in New York City on November 17th, 2022, JTC was named "Fund Administration Challenger of the Year" by the Global Custodian Industry Leaders Awards.
  • Sponsored by Global Custodian, the leading magazine covering the international securities services business, the Global Custodian Industry Leaders awards honor the fund services community and recognize outstanding performers from Global Custodian's Prime Brokerage, Hedge Fund Administration (HFA), Private Equity Fund Administration (PEFA), Mutual Fund Administration (MFA) and Exchange Traded Fund Administration (ETFA) surveys.
  • By offering specialized technology-based solutions to the greater market, JTC provides unprecedented support and scalability for clients of all sizes.
  • JTC is a publicly listed, global professional services business with deep expertise in fund, corporate and private client services.

JetBlue and Fidelis New Energy Sign Agreement for 92 Million Gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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Friday, December 2, 2022

JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) and Fidelis New Energy, LLC (Fidelis) today announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide JetBlue at least 92 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Fidelis Grn Fuels GigaSystem at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana.

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  • JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) and Fidelis New Energy, LLC (Fidelis) today announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide JetBlue at least 92 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Fidelis Grn Fuels GigaSystem at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana.
  • JetBlue is proud of our work to champion a more sustainable aviation industry and fly regularly using SAF today.
  • Carbon Negative SAF accelerates the goals of aviation industry participants genuinely committed to decarbonization like JetBlue in a pragmatic and timely manner.
  • Bengt Jarlsjo, Fidelis Co-Founder and COO added, The aviation industry continues to increase its demand for SAF with JetBlue leading the way.

Whistic Integrates the 2023 Shared Assessments (SIG) Questionnaire into Vendor Security Network

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Whistic , the leading vendor security network for both buyers and sellers, today announced the release of the Shared Assessments 2023 Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Questionnaire for users of the Whistic Assess and Whistic Profile product offerings.

Key Points: 
  • Whistic , the leading vendor security network for both buyers and sellers, today announced the release of the Shared Assessments 2023 Standardized Information Gathering (SIG) Questionnaire for users of the Whistic Assess and Whistic Profile product offerings.
  • Whistic is a proud partner of Shared Assessments, which has become a trusted source for third party risk assurance, said Whistic CEO Nick Sorensen.
  • Located in the heart of the Silicon Slopes in Utah, Whistic is the network for assessing, publishing, and sharing vendor security information.
  • The Whistic Vendor Security Network accelerates the vendor assessment process by enabling businesses to access and evaluate a vendors Whistic Profile and create trusted connections that last well beyond the initial assessment.

As CEOs Grapple with Which ESG Issues to Focus On, They Should Prioritize Where Their Companies Can Make the Biggest Impact

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The report also notes that CEOs should work with their boards to ensure that ESG is appropriately integrated into their companies' strategies and goals.

Key Points: 
  • The report also notes that CEOs should work with their boards to ensure that ESG is appropriately integrated into their companies' strategies and goals.
  • It tends to focus on importance to stakeholders, rather than on the company's impact on the natural environment and society.
  • High impact, variable control: While this area offers companies the greatest opportunity for impact, they have only variable levels of control.
  • CEOs can help to achieve this by:
    Educating the board on ESG issues that tie to the firm's main risks and opportunities.