ACT

Calling Local Nonprofits to Attend Free Breakfast Q&A Event to Learn More About $500,000 Accelerating Change Together Grant

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Together they are funding a $500,000, three-year transformation grant called Accelerating Change Together, or simply the ACT Grant.

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  • Together they are funding a $500,000, three-year transformation grant called Accelerating Change Together, or simply the ACT Grant.
  • The ACT Grant partners are excited to host a breakfast panel discussion on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at The Mariners' Museum and Park in Newport News.
  • The intent of the event is to answer questions about the ACT Grant process and application form.
  • Local nonprofits are invited to attend this free event.

ACT Expo’s Largest Event Yet Brings Together Commercial Transportation Industry

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Attendees will gain invaluable insights from executives representing some of the world's largest fleets, vehicle manufacturers, and industry suppliers, offering diverse perspectives and unparalleled expertise on the most important issues facing the commercial fleet sector today.

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  • Attendees will gain invaluable insights from executives representing some of the world's largest fleets, vehicle manufacturers, and industry suppliers, offering diverse perspectives and unparalleled expertise on the most important issues facing the commercial fleet sector today.
  • Fleet managers can find more than 200 low- and zero-emission commercial vehicles to meet their economic and environmental sustainability needs.
  • Plus, attendees can get behind the wheel of the newest advanced trucks, buses, and vans at the Ride & Drive event.
  • ACT Expo is supported by presenting sponsors Daimler Truck North America, Penske Transportation Solutions, and Shell.

Helping save lives: 2,300 teachers received the Opioid Overdose Response Training to teach high school students how to react when facing a suspected opioid overdose

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

As a result, 2,300 teachers from 830 high schools in Canada are now equipped to teach their students in how to respond to a suspected opioid overdose.

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  • As a result, 2,300 teachers from 830 high schools in Canada are now equipped to teach their students in how to respond to a suspected opioid overdose.
  • The ACT Foundation received a contribution from Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) from January 2021 to March 2024.
  • ACT’s response to this crisis provides high school teachers with the tools to add the Opioid Overdose Response Training to the current CPR training, enhancing students’ lifesaving toolbox.
  • Recognizing a suspected opioid overdose and knowing how to respond can help save lives,” says Dr. Michael Austin, ACT’s National Medical Director.

Aduro Clean Technologies Selected to Present at Chemelot Circular Hub Event in the Netherlands

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Thursday, May 9, 2024

The Chemelot Circular Hub (CCH) is a leading example of industrial collaboration and innovation in sustainable chemistry.

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  • The Chemelot Circular Hub (CCH) is a leading example of industrial collaboration and innovation in sustainable chemistry.
  • Located in the Limburg region, it encompasses the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, the Chemelot Industrial Park, and Brightsite.
  • Strategically positioned in the Netherlands, CCH aims to become a European leader in circular chemistry by 2030 and climate-neutral by 2050.
  • Out of 130 companies located at the Brightlands Campus, Aduro is one of four companies invited to present to the delegation.

REE Automotive Continues to Expand Full by-Wire EV Offering at ACT Expo 2024

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

LAS VEGAS, May 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- REE Automotive Ltd. (Nasdaq: REE), an automotive technology company and provider of full by-wire electric trucks and platforms, today announced it will attend ACT Expo 2024 in Las Vegas May 20-23, 2024. For the first time, the company will showcase its software-driven, clean sheet approach to modular electric vehicles (EVs) including the revolutionary REEcorner®, the P7-S stripped chassis, and a full vehicle built on the P7-C chassis cab with a bespoke upfit. ACT Expo attendees will see firsthand the wide range of application potential through three different variations of REE’s groundbreaking technology and will be able to get behind the wheel of the P7-C electric truck for a ride and drive experiencing firsthand the advantages of the REEcorner® full by wire technology.

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  • LAS VEGAS, May 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- REE Automotive Ltd. (Nasdaq: REE), an automotive technology company and provider of full by-wire electric trucks and platforms, today announced it will attend ACT Expo 2024 in Las Vegas May 20-23, 2024.
  • “At our core, we are an automotive technology company shaking up the industry with our disruptive x-by-wire technology,” said Daniel Barel, CEO and co-founder of REE Automotive.
  • “By showcasing our REEcorner, stripped chassis and full vehicle solution, we are able to properly demonstrate our mantra of ‘complete not compete’.
  • To learn more about REE Automotive’s patented technology and unique value proposition that position the company to break new ground in e-mobility, visit www.ree.auto .

Foster Counseling and Therapy Announces Specialized Anxiety and OCD Services in Lake in the Hills

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Foster Counseling and Therapy is proud to announce its specialized services for anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in the Lake in the Hills community.

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  • Foster Counseling and Therapy is proud to announce its specialized services for anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in the Lake in the Hills community.
  • Recognized for an inclusive and comprehensive approach, the clinic features a team of highly educated and extensively trained specialists in OCD and Anxiety Therapy .
  • The clinic’s tailored services cater to a broad spectrum of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety, panic disorders, phobias, and OCD.
  • Community members seeking help are encouraged to contact Foster Counseling and Therapy to discover how these specialized services can significantly improve their mental health and well-being.

4 Gen Logistics Advances Sustainable Goods Movement with 41 Volvo VNR Electric Trucks

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Monday, May 6, 2024

Volvo Financial Services provided funding support for 4 Gen Logistics’ scaled Volvo VNR Electric fleet.

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  • Volvo Financial Services provided funding support for 4 Gen Logistics’ scaled Volvo VNR Electric fleet.
  • “We're excited to collaborate with our dealer partner, TEC Equipment, to support the 4 Gen Logistics team in optimizing the benefits of their Volvo VNR Electric trucks.”
    With two driver shifts daily, 4 Gen Logistics’ Volvo VNR Electric fleet logs up to 240 miles per shift.
  • The dealerships will help 4 Gen Logistics maximize uptime for their Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo Gold Contract, a premier service offering for the Volvo VNR Electric model that provides a turn-key solution to provide customers with operational peace of mind with electric vehicles.
  • To learn more about Volvo Trucks North America and the Volvo VNR Electric, visit the company website .

Cemex Tops Industry in 2024 Climate and Energy Benchmark

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Cemex has been recognized as the industry’s top-scoring company in the World Benchmarking Alliance’s 2024 Climate and Energy Benchmark.

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  • Cemex has been recognized as the industry’s top-scoring company in the World Benchmarking Alliance’s 2024 Climate and Energy Benchmark.
  • This recognition demonstrates Cemex’s commitment to transitioning to a lower-carbon cement industry, with the aim of becoming a net-zero CO2 company by 2050.
  • Cemex achieved the highest score in the overall cement ranking after the WBA assessed the company’s climate performance using industry specific Accelerate Climate Transition (ACT) methodologies, as well as social and just transition indicators.
  • “We are proud to achieve the highest score in the 2024 Climate and Energy Benchmark ranking, demonstrating Cemex’s leadership in climate action and social impact,” said Fernando A. González, CEO of Cemex.

Clarion Partners Real Estate Income Fund Inc. Announces Funds from Operations

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Clarion Partners Real Estate Income Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) has announced funds from operations (“FFO”), adjusted funds from operations and funds available for distribution for the period of January 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024.

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  • Clarion Partners Real Estate Income Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) has announced funds from operations (“FFO”), adjusted funds from operations and funds available for distribution for the period of January 1, 2024 to March 31, 2024.
  • FFO is a standard real estate investment trust (“REIT”) industry metric defined by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”).
  • The Fund also believes that adjusted FFO (“AFFO”) is a meaningful non-GAAP supplemental disclosure of its operating results.
  • The Fund’s investment manager, Franklin Templeton Fund Adviser, LLC (formerly known as Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC), is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (“Franklin Resources”) and the Fund’s investment subadviser, Clarion Partners, LLC (“Clarion Partners”), is an indirect, majority-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources.

Eaton Receives 2024 Automotive News PACEpilot Recognition for Its 4-Speed Electrified Vehicle Transmission

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Monday, May 6, 2024

Intelligent power management company Eaton’s heavy-duty 4-speed electrified vehicle (EV) transmission was named a 2024 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch at an awards ceremony on April 29.

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  • Intelligent power management company Eaton’s heavy-duty 4-speed electrified vehicle (EV) transmission was named a 2024 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch at an awards ceremony on April 29.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240506431002/en/
    Members of Eaton’s heavy-duty 4-speed electrified vehicle (EV) transmission team are, left to right, Scott Adams, Julie Marshaus, Justin Hopkins and Mark Kramer.
  • The compact 4-speed transmission for heavy-duty applications is designed to improve system efficiency, enabling longer vehicle range and battery life.
  • Eaton earned an Automotive News PACEpilot recognition following an extensive review by an independent panel of judges including a comprehensive written application and a virtual pitch session.