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Elastrin Therapeutics Announces Newly Formed Scientific Advisory Board

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:40am

Elastrin Therapeutics Inc., a privately held biotechnology company leveraging a platform technology to develop therapeutics that render calcified tissue and organs supple again, announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board.

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  • Elastrin Therapeutics Inc., a privately held biotechnology company leveraging a platform technology to develop therapeutics that render calcified tissue and organs supple again, announced the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board.
  • We are fortunate to work with such an amazing group of medical scientists, cardiovascular experts and pharma executives on our Scientific Advisory Board, said Dr. Matthias Breugelmans, CEO of Elastrin Therapeutics.
  • Elastrin is a prime example of what Kizoo is looking for in its investments: Not delaying an age-related disease but reversing it, said Patrick Burgermeister, Partner at Kizoo Technology Capital and member of Elastrin Therapeutics Board of Directors.
  • Elastrin Therapeutics Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of:
    Prof. Charles O'Neill, MD: Dr. ONeill has had an active basic and clinical research program in vascular calcification for the past 20 years and has published over 45 articles on this subject.

Frost & Sullivan and TERI's Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2021 Honor Companies Embedding Sustainability with Economic Value Creation

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 9:23am

MUMBAI, India, Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th edition of Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)'s Sustainability 4.0 Awards took place virtually on Jan. 12, 2022. The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community. This year's awards were presented to 19 companies across six major categories: Sustainable Corporate of the Year Award, Sustainable Factory of the Year Award, Safety Excellence Award, Leaders Award, Challengers Award, and the Jury Special Mention Award.

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  • The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community.
  • The Sustainability 4.0 Awards program highlights the need for linkages between an organization's strategy, governance and financial performance and the social, environmental, and economic context within which it operates.
  • For over six decades, Frost & Sullivan has helped build sustainable growth strategies for Fortune 1000 companies, governments, and investors.
  • The TERI Council for Business Sustainability serves as the interface for its research work to be connected to the corporate world.

Frost & Sullivan and TERI's Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2021 Honor Companies Embedding Sustainability with Economic Value Creation

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 9:12am

MUMBAI, India, Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th edition of Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)'s Sustainability 4.0 Awards took place virtually on Jan. 12, 2022. The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community. This year's awards were presented to 19 companies across six major categories: Sustainable Corporate of the Year Award, Sustainable Factory of the Year Award, Safety Excellence Award, Leaders Award, Challengers Award, and the Jury Special Mention Award.

Key Points: 
  • The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community.
  • The Sustainability 4.0 Awards program highlights the need for linkages between an organization's strategy, governance and financial performance and the social, environmental, and economic context within which it operates.
  • For over six decades, Frost & Sullivan has helped build sustainable growth strategies for Fortune 1000 companies, governments, and investors.
  • The TERI Council for Business Sustainability serves as the interface for its research work to be connected to the corporate world.

VietinBank – The Leading Bank in Foreign Exchange Online Services in Vietnam

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 2:00am

HANOI, Vietnam, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VietinBank has launched FX Online 24/7 service, which allows customers to access foreign exchange (FX) services anytime, anywhere on transaction platforms such as VietinBank eFAST and VietinBank iPay.

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  • HANOI, Vietnam, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VietinBank has launched FX Online 24/7 service, which allows customers to access foreign exchange (FX) services anytime, anywhere on transaction platforms such as VietinBank eFAST and VietinBank iPay.
  • Favorably positioned with these platforms, VietinBank is viewed as an industry leader in providing FX Online services in Vietnam.
  • When customers use VietinBank eFAST and VietinBank iPay, they can get advanced FX Online customer experience, and save time with less touching.
  • VietinBank is providing preferential offers to corporate customers when they use Customers sell Foreign Currency Online 24/7 service on VietinBank eFAST platform.

BHP Group Orders Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery Locomotives

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Sunday, January 16, 2022 - 5:00pm

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced an order from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) for two FLXdrive battery locomotives.

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  • Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) announced an order from BHP Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) for two FLXdrive battery locomotives.
  • BHP will receive the newest version of the FLXdrive battery-electric locomotives in 2023 with an energy capacity of 7 megawatt hours (MWh).
  • BHP is among the industry leaders in this region who are demonstrating their commitment to addressing climate change by investing in transformative technologies like the FLXdrive battery locomotive.
  • The FLXdrive battery locomotive is part of Wabtecs initiative to develop the next generation of zero-emission locomotives.

U.S. Bancorp Announces Series J Preferred Stock Semi-Annual Dividend

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 10:00pm

The Board of Directors of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) has declared a regular semi-annual dividend on the Series J Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock of U.S. Bancorp.

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  • The Board of Directors of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) has declared a regular semi-annual dividend on the Series J Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock of U.S. Bancorp.
  • The regular semi-annual dividend of $662.500 per share (equivalent $26.500000 per depository share) on the Series J Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock of U.S. Bancorp, payable April 15, 2022, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 2022.
  • U.S. Bancorp, with nearly 70,000 employees and $567 billion in assets as of September 30, 2021, is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association.
  • The Minneapolis-based company serves millions of customers locally, nationally and globally through a diversified mix of businesses: Consumer and Business Banking; Payment Services; Corporate & Commercial Banking; and Wealth Management and Investment Services.

Zuora Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 9:15pm

Zuora, Inc. (NYSE: ZUO), the leading cloud-based subscription management platform provider, today announced the appointment of two new independent board directors.

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  • Zuora, Inc. (NYSE: ZUO), the leading cloud-based subscription management platform provider, today announced the appointment of two new independent board directors.
  • I look forward to joining the Zuora Board of Directors as the company continues to help enterprise customers uncover new ways of doing business that result in stronger customer relationships.
  • I am pleased to join the Zuora Board of Directors at a moment when the Subscription Economy is rapidly evolving, forcing businesses to rethink new ways of doing business.
  • Zuora, Subscribed, Subscription Economy, Powering the Subscription Economy, and Subscription Economy Index are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zuora, Inc. Third party trademarks mentioned above are owned by their respective companies.

Alcoa Appoints Two Members to Its Executive Leadership Team

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 7:10pm

Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) today announced the appointment of a Chief Commercial Officer and a Chief Strategy Officer to its Executive Leadership Team.

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  • Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA) today announced the appointment of a Chief Commercial Officer and a Chief Strategy Officer to its Executive Leadership Team.
  • Kelly Thomas, 52, will join Alcoa on February 14, 2022, as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.
  • Both Bacchi and Thomas will report directly to Alcoa President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Harvey.
  • As previously announced, Alcoa Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Tim Reyes has announced his retirement from the Company, effective February 1, 2022.

Wilmington Trust Expands Wealth Management Team; New Advisors Extend Reach Across Delaware Region

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 7:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Wilmington Trust today announced it has expanded its Delaware Wealth Management team with the hiring of Senior Investment Advisor Albert (A.J.)

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Wilmington Trust today announced it has expanded its Delaware Wealth Management team with the hiring of Senior Investment Advisor Albert (A.J.)
  • and Claire to the team contributes significantly to the overall growth plan across our footprint," said Meg Rafalli, head of Family Wealth for Wilmington Trust.
  • He previously worked at Wilmington Trust from 20102016 before becoming a portfolio manager at Glenmede Trust in 2016.
  • (WTNA), Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc. (WTIA), Wilmington Funds Management Corporation (WFMC), and Wilmington Trust Investment Management, LLC (WTIM).

Corporate World’s Embrace of ESG Yields Strong 2021 for Benchmark Digital Partners, Promises Continued Growth in 2022

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 1:01pm

Benchmark Digital Partners ( Benchmark ), a leading provider of cloud-based Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), enters 2022 with new momentum following a strong 2021.

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  • Benchmark Digital Partners ( Benchmark ), a leading provider of cloud-based Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), enters 2022 with new momentum following a strong 2021.
  • Benchmark attributes the momentum to business executives and investment funds around the world prioritizing transparent, measurable, and responsible corporate citizenship and sustainability.
  • And were proud to share that, as a result, Benchmark has significantly expanded its subscriber group for the Benchmark ESG solutions platform in 2021 and even more notably retained 92% of its subscribers since 2020.
  • Benchmark ESG enables companies to implement robust cross-functional Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) digital solutions locally, globally and across diverse operating profiles.