Policy

Outten & Golden LLP and Youth Represent: Criminal History Hiring Discrimination Lawsuit Against Walmart Is Expanded

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:06pm

In collaboration with legal advocacy nonprofit Youth Represent, Outten & Golden filed a 19-page complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Key Points: 
  • In collaboration with legal advocacy nonprofit Youth Represent, Outten & Golden filed a 19-page complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
  • After a six-month internship with a Walmart subsidiary and with her supervisor's encouragement, Ms. Ramos applied for an entry-level position at Walmart.
  • The company formally offered her a position shortly after her interview, and Ms. Ramos consented to a third-party criminal history screening.
  • Outten & Golden LLP focuses on advising and representing individuals in employment, partnership, and related workplace matters both domestically and internationally.

Careful Policy Design Could Unlock Massive Rooftop Solar Market Around the World

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:59pm

These deployments will unlock major decarbonization benefits, but policy and tariff design will be critical to enable them.

Key Points: 
  • These deployments will unlock major decarbonization benefits, but policy and tariff design will be critical to enable them.
  • In Australia, for example, the payback period for households investing in solar has been favorable, at less than 10 years, since 2013.
  • As a result, adoption has already taken off, with more than 2.5 gigawatts of residential solar added in 2020 alone.
  • Policy designs should account for the fact that solar costs will continue to fall over time, and moderate support to reflect these changing dynamics.

Virginia Recognizes Clean Energy Week 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:39pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 2021as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has issued a proclamation recognizing this weekSeptember 20-24, 2021as Clean Energy Week in the state in conjunction with the fifth annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) .
  • "Thank you, Governor Northam for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing Virginia's economic and energy needs through your Clean Energy Week proclamation," said Heather Reams, chair of NCEW and executive director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES).
  • "As we mark National Clean Energy Week, we celebrate these efforts and renew our commitment to a clean energy future."
  • National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), described by POLITICO as "a veritable who's who of the Clean Energy World," is an annual awareness week to recognize the value of clean energy including abundant job opportunities, economic growth, energy independence, consumer choice, lower energy prices, and a cleaner environment.

Louisiana Nonprofits Band Together with Ambitious Goal of Raising $500,000 for Hurricane Recovery Fund

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:18pm

Two Louisiana nonprofits dedicated to advocating for and supporting Louisianas youngest residents, Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC) and Agenda for Children , are working together to raise funds in support of hurricane recovery efforts.

Key Points: 
  • Two Louisiana nonprofits dedicated to advocating for and supporting Louisianas youngest residents, Louisiana Policy Institute for Children (LPIC) and Agenda for Children , are working together to raise funds in support of hurricane recovery efforts.
  • In partnership with Agenda for Children, we launched The Hurricane Ida Recovery Fund for Louisiana Child Care Providers (Hurricane Ida Recovery Fund) to quickly and efficiently work to solve this problem.
  • The Hurricane Ida Recovery Fund has an ambitious goal of raising $500,000.
  • Those looking to support the Hurricane Ida Recovery Fund can learn more and donate directly through the donation portal on LPICs website .

Delivering Good to Honor Tanger Outlets with Impact Award at November 3 Event

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:33pm

Tanger Outlets is being recognized with Delivering Good's Impact Award for assistance the company provides to local communities and its specific support of Delivering Good's national mission.

Key Points: 
  • Tanger Outlets is being recognized with Delivering Good's Impact Award for assistance the company provides to local communities and its specific support of Delivering Good's national mission.
  • This year Tanger Outlets supported Delivering Good's back-to-school event in Washington DC with corporate funding, and by helping a local mom and her son with a shopping spree at Washington, D.C. Metro Area's upscale Tanger Outlets National Harbor.
  • "It is truly a special honor to receive Delivering Good's annual Impact Award," said Stephen Yalof, CEO and President of Tanger Outlets.
  • In addition to the Impact Award, Delivering Good is recognizing the Ralph Lauren Corporation with the Lifetime Achievement Award for the many philanthropic endeavors it has supported through the years, as well as the company's direct support for Delivering Good.

Statement from the Board of Directors: The Black AIDS Institute Announces Interim CEO

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:20pm

In addition, she is the Chair of the Board of Directors for TransCanWork based in Los Angeles.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, she is the Chair of the Board of Directors for TransCanWork based in Los Angeles.
  • Ms. Newman has a wealth of knowledge in non-profit management, budget and finance, and human resources and operations.
  • We're excited that she has agreed to serve as our Interim CEO as we continue implementing our transition plan to find a permanent, innovative executive staff leader.
  • And thank you for continuing to support BAI and our entire staff across our networks.

Paul Misener, Amazon VP for Global Innovation Policy and Communications, and Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association, CEO & President, to Keynote Inaugural Accelerate 2022 Event

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:20pm

I look forward to learning from others at the event and to sharing Amazon's perspective on technology and innovation."

Key Points: 
  • I look forward to learning from others at the event and to sharing Amazon's perspective on technology and innovation."
  • Investors, entrepreneurs, and innovation experts will attend this year's event along with startup companies who compete for cash prizes.
  • In addition to the business competition, Accelerate 2022 will showcase student projects that are focused on smart and connected cities.
  • The event showcases the best and brightest businesses to investors in order to foster engagement and economic growth.

The American Alcohol-Free Spirits Association (AAFSA) Facilitates International Non-Alcoholic Spirits Producers to Sell in the United States

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:36pm

First in the industry to cater exclusively to alcohol-free spirits industry members and assist foreign producers interested in selling their non-alcoholic spirits in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • Its primary goal is to smoothly introduce an extensive selection of non-alcoholic spirits from around the world in the American markets.
  • While the demand for alcohol-free spirits in the United States grows driven by health trends, a potential market demand arises for various quality alcohol-free spirits.
  • To enter the United States Market, one must comply with the high-quality standards set by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Alcohol-free spirits producers, brand owners, suppliers, and retailers from all over the world are all welcome to join.

Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development Announces Second Annual Inclusive Community Development Awards

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:40pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development (CDICD), managed by National Disability Institute (NDI), announced today its Second Annual Inclusive Community Development Awards Program.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development (CDICD), managed by National Disability Institute (NDI), announced today its Second Annual Inclusive Community Development Awards Program.
  • Focus areas include: workforce development, affordable and accessible housing, small business development, financial literacy and counseling, adaptive technology, digital literacy and digital access.
  • Launched in 2019, the Center is focused on the importance of inclusive community development activities.
  • To learn more about the Center for Disability-Inclusive Community Development and its work, visit www.cdicd.org .

Exploring Mining Podcast - Management of Colombian Miner O2Gold Discuss Drill Results

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Addressing the mine's production potential, Mateo Hernandez explained the company's options given factors such as its large land package.

Key Points: 
  • Addressing the mine's production potential, Mateo Hernandez explained the company's options given factors such as its large land package.
  • Owing to its being in Colombia, O2Gold, Inc. anticipates more regular updates than its North American counterparts, according to Lalinde.
  • "We had these first results, in twelve days I believe, so we expect to have all additional results on this two week timeline," he said.
  • Disclosure: (TSXV: OTGO) is a paid monthly featured mining stock on Investorideas.com Contact management and IR of each company directly regarding specific questions.