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Rubicon Organics Announces the Appointment of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and Grants RSUs

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Friday, February 16, 2024

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubicon Organics Inc. (TSXV: ROMJ) (OTCQX: ROMJF) (“Rubicon Organics” or the “Company”), a licensed producer focused on cultivating and selling organic certified, premium cannabis, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and grants restricted share units (“RSUs”).

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rubicon Organics Inc. (TSXV: ROMJ) (OTCQX: ROMJF) (“Rubicon Organics” or the “Company”), a licensed producer focused on cultivating and selling organic certified, premium cannabis, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and grants restricted share units (“RSUs”).
  • The board of directors of the Company (the “Board”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Brodie as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately.
  • This appointment comes after the Board completed a search and evaluation of both internal and external candidates to lead the Company.
  • Together, we will embark on an exciting journey as we navigate the next phase of Rubicon’s evolution,” said Margaret Brodie, CEO.

The collapse of The Body Shop shows that ‘ethical’ branding is not a free pass to commercial success

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

A success story for almost 50 years, The Body Shop started out as a small enterprise in a UK seaside town – Brighton.

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  • A success story for almost 50 years, The Body Shop started out as a small enterprise in a UK seaside town – Brighton.
  • A selling point which once made The Body Shop stand out can lose its sparkle when it does not evolve in line with changing market conditions and consumer expectations.
  • Claiming to be ethical has now become a popular approach for a wide range of modern businesses.
  • The Body Shop’s demise illustrates the adverse consequences of not adapting or innovating its ethical branding.

FIRST LOOK FOR CHARITY FUNDRAISER AT THE 2024 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW RAISES $2.8 MILLION FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Auto Show raised more than $2.8 million benefiting 18 local charities at the First Look for Charity gala.

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  • CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Auto Show raised more than $2.8 million benefiting 18 local charities at the First Look for Charity gala.
  • The Chicago Auto Show raised more than $2.8 million benefiting 18 local charities at the First Look for Charity gala.
  • First Look for Charity provides attendees with an exclusive viewing of the Chicago Auto Show a day before it opens to the public.
  • The 2024 Chicago Auto Show runs from Feb. 10-19, opening daily at 10 a.m. For more information, please visit FirstLookforCharity.org .

CanadaHelps Achieves Major Milestone, Surpassing $3 Billion Raised in Support of Canadian Charities

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

“This milestone is a true testament of our decades-long investment to make online giving seamless and connect Canadians with their favourite charities.

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  • “This milestone is a true testament of our decades-long investment to make online giving seamless and connect Canadians with their favourite charities.
  • It also highlights the critical role charities across Canada and around the world play in our communities.
  • “More than 30,000 charities rely on CanadaHelps for accessible and affordable fundraising technology to raise critical funds for their cause,” said Chang.
  • “As a leader in Canada’s charitable sector, CanadaHelps facilitates nearly half a billion dollars in donations each year from close to one million Canadians.

PATTISON Outdoor Open to Applications for 2024’s Elevating Voices Grant

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PATTISON Outdoor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee is proud to announce a call for submissions from not-for-profit organizations for a second year of the Elevating Voices Grant program after a successful launch in 2023. With the same mission of assisting not-for-profit organizations working with marginalized groups, PATTISON’s DEI Committee is looking forward to another year of amplifying diverse voices throughout Canada. Up to $1 million of media value will be awarded to selected charities and organizations with a mandate for diversity, equity and inclusion. This will help raise the profile and awareness of these organizations to help further their initiatives in various communities across all regions at a local and national level.

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  • Pictured above: Royal Bank Plaza Digital Wall, featuring an advertisement for The Forum, an Elevating Voices Grant recipient
    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PATTISON Outdoor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee is proud to announce a call for submissions from not-for-profit organizations for a second year of the Elevating Voices Grant program after a successful launch in 2023.
  • With the same mission of assisting not-for-profit organizations working with marginalized groups, PATTISON’s DEI Committee is looking forward to another year of amplifying diverse voices throughout Canada.
  • Up to $1 million of media value will be awarded to selected charities and organizations with a mandate for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • In 2023, the Elevating Voices Grant assisted seven organizations with their OOH campaigns; comprised of three national partners and four regional partners.

Eat a Sub: Be a Valerie Fund Hero

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

The Valerie Fund is joining forces with over 130 Jersey Mike’s Subs across the entire state of New Jersey for the 14th Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to support local charities.

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  • The Valerie Fund is joining forces with over 130 Jersey Mike’s Subs across the entire state of New Jersey for the 14th Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to support local charities.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240214308898/en/
    The Month of Giving campaign will culminate with Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 27, when local Jersey Mike’s restaurants will give 100 percent of the day’s sales – not just profit – to The Valerie Fund.
  • “We are deeply honored and immensely grateful to be chosen again as Jersey Mike's charity partner for their Month of Giving campaign.
  • Since Month of Giving began in 2011, Jersey Mike’s has raised more than $88 million for local charities.

Hard Rock Heals Foundation to Award $250,000 in Grants to 50 Local Charities Serving Hard Rock International Communities Around the World

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Heals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hard Rock International, today announced it will contribute a total of $250,000 this year to 50 local charitable organizations around the world, made in $5,000 grants.

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  • HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Heals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hard Rock International, today announced it will contribute a total of $250,000 this year to 50 local charitable organizations around the world, made in $5,000 grants.
  • The program is part of the brand's commitment to improving the lives and resiliency of the local communities in which Hard Rock operates.
  • "Since 2016, Hard Rock Heals Foundation has proudly supported hundreds of programs to give back to people in need in the communities we serve," said Jon Lucas, President of Hard Rock Heals Foundation and Chief Operating Officer of Hard Rock International.
  • To see the full list of grant winners, and for more information on Hard Rock Heals Foundation, visit https://www.hardrock.com/heals-foundation.aspx .

Monster Energy "Beat The Beast" Call of Duty Tournament Donates $100k to Charity

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

CORONA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Monster Energy is delighted to announce the recipient charities of its $100,000 'Beat The Beast' tournament. The Call of Duty competition, live-streamed on Twitch, brought together gaming enthusiasts and top-notch streamers for a charitable cause.

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  • "We're thrilled with the success of the Monster Energy "Beat the Beast" Call of Duty charity tournament; it was a high-octane spectacle of epic battles and meaningful contributions," said Monster CMO, Dan McHugh.
  • We believe that gaming has the power to make a positive change, and this tournament is a testament to that belief."
  • This initiative underscores Monster Energy's dedication to making a positive impact in the world by combining the love for gaming with charitable giving.
  • Stay tuned for more updates from Monster Energy.

Kraft Heinz Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Adjusted EBITDA increased 5.1 percent versus the year-ago period to $6.3 billion, primarily driven by higher pricing and efficiency gains.

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  • Adjusted EBITDA increased 5.1 percent versus the year-ago period to $6.3 billion, primarily driven by higher pricing and efficiency gains.
  • Diluted EPS was $2.31, up 20.9 percent versus the prior year period, primarily driven by the net income/(loss) factors discussed above.
  • Adjusted EPS was $2.98, up 7.2 percent versus the prior year period, primarily driven by higher results of ongoing operations and lower interest expense.
  • A pre-recorded management discussion of The Kraft Heinz Company's fourth quarter and full year 2023 earnings is available at ir.kraftheinzcompany.com.

Satellite Data Services Market worth $20.9 billion by 2028 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Overcoming these challenges while capitalizing on the growing demand for satellite data services will be crucial for sustaining market growth and fostering innovation in the years ahead.

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  • Overcoming these challenges while capitalizing on the growing demand for satellite data services will be crucial for sustaining market growth and fostering innovation in the years ahead.
  • Based on the vertical, the Defense & Security segment is estimated to lead the Satellite Data Services Market from 2023 to 2028.
  • In 2023, the commercial segment is anticipated to dominate the Satellite Data Services market, holding the largest market share.
  • This includes high-resolution imaging sensors, small satellite constellations, and data analytics platforms, driving the growth of satellite data services in the region.