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The 2nd Annual MedTech Color Pitch Competition Applications Are Now Open

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:43pm

The MedTech Color Pitch Competition grooms and mentors seed-stage Black and Brown medical technology startups.

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  • The MedTech Color Pitch Competition grooms and mentors seed-stage Black and Brown medical technology startups.
  • The MedTech Color Pitch Competition invites companies founded by a Black or Brown individual seeking to raise equity rounds in 2022 of $250k to $3M to apply.
  • MedTech Color will invest $100K - $250K to the top three companies with cash and in-kind services.
  • MedTech Color is a 501(c)3 organization that builds a cohesive community of leaders of color in MedTech, increases the number of underrepresented executives who enter and stay in the industry, and drives thought leadership.

Nation's Mayors Announce New Climate Initiative with Wells Fargo

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:23pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced a new climate initiative and partnership with Wells Fargo to educate mayors and business leaders on the best practices to address and reduce the impacts of climate change in their communities.

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  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) announced a new climate initiative and partnership with Wells Fargo to educate mayors and business leaders on the best practices to address and reduce the impacts of climate change in their communities.
  • Wells Fargo is proud to partner with the U.S. Conference of Mayors in advancing community resiliency and an equitable, inclusive transition to a low-carbon future."
  • The events will feature two virtual discussions on de-carbonization and climate resilience and two in person forums in regions with key climate challenges.
  • Each will convene mayors, city staff, subject matter experts, nonprofits leaders, and Wells Fargo representatives.

Kinetic GPO Selects Amazon Business to Provide Fast and Efficient Shipping Services to Organizations Across Canada

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 4:05pm

This agreement allows Kinetic GPO's members across Canada to experience fast, efficient and convenient shipping options on hundreds of millions of products across categories like office, IT, janitorial, food service and professional medical supplies.

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  • This agreement allows Kinetic GPO's members across Canada to experience fast, efficient and convenient shipping options on hundreds of millions of products across categories like office, IT, janitorial, food service and professional medical supplies.
  • In addition, Amazon Business helps public entities achieve their goal of allocating more of their spending to small, diverse and local sellers.
  • "We're excited to be working with Kinetic GPO," said Nick Georgijev, country manager for Amazon Business Canada.
  • "Amazon Business delivers the buying experience Kinetic GPO members want, and we are pleased to provide a contract vehicle for this extensive nationwide online marketplace.

The First Custom Tesla Rental Company Brought To Miami by Try-A-Tesla

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 5:25pm

Detroit, Michigan--(Newsfile Corp. - January 18, 2022) - Try-A-Tesla announces the first custom Tesla Rental Company.

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  • Detroit, Michigan--(Newsfile Corp. - January 18, 2022) - Try-A-Tesla announces the first custom Tesla Rental Company.
  • The company provides a new take on high-end vehicle rentals, putting it on the cutting edge of the business model.
  • There's no denying the Tesla is sexy, and not just because of its ecofriendly street cred.
  • To find out more about renting a Tesla from one of the most knowledgeable high-end rental facilities in the Miami area, contact Try-a-Tesla Custom Tesla Rentals at (785) TES-LAAA (937-5222.)

Holcim launches first sustainability-linked bonds in Swiss franc market

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:25pm

Holcim successfully issued two sustainability-linked bonds in the Swiss franc market, with climate action at the heart of its financing strategy.

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  • Holcim successfully issued two sustainability-linked bonds in the Swiss franc market, with climate action at the heart of its financing strategy.
  • Graldine Picaud, Holcim CFO: 'We are proud to be the first company to launch a sustainability-linked bond on the Swiss franc market.
  • The bond attracted new ESG investors, demonstrating their confidence in Holcim's financial strength, strategy and ability to deliver our sustainability targets.'
  • This transaction was the third access to the Swiss public bond market over the last 10 months, allowing the company to raise CHF 1.1 billion in total.

Indiana Pacer Chris Duarte Joins ZICO Rising as Athletic Partner

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 1:15pm

SEAL BEACH, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZICO Rising today announced Indiana Pacer Chris Duarte has partnered with the premium coconut water brand as a ZICO Athlete.

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  • SEAL BEACH, Calif., Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ZICO Rising today announced Indiana Pacer Chris Duarte has partnered with the premium coconut water brand as a ZICO Athlete.
  • Duarte will help ZICO fulfill its mission to educate consumers about the benefits of coconut water and the importance of everyday hydration with authentic content, consumer sweepstakes and more.
  • From the first conversation we had with Chris, we knew he was a perfect fit for ZICO.
  • With five electrolytes, as much potassium as a banana and low acidity, ZICO Rising provides a natural, refreshing way to hydrate, replenish and renew.

Aggreko Introduces New Ultra-Low Emissions Package for Energy Transition

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

Tailored to fit any project situation, the Ultra-Low Emissions Package is designed to meet strict federal air quality restrictions for faster deployment and long-term use while significantly reducing environmental impact.

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  • Tailored to fit any project situation, the Ultra-Low Emissions Package is designed to meet strict federal air quality restrictions for faster deployment and long-term use while significantly reducing environmental impact.
  • Now available to all sectors, but especially designed for oil and gas, mining, and utilities, the Ultra-Low Emissions Package is just one way Aggreko is working with its customers to lead the energy transition.
  • Founded in Scotland in 1962, Aggreko has grown from a small local business to a global energy pioneer, employing more than 6,000 people.
  • We recognize our position as partners in the energy transition and are constantly evolving our products to provide better solutions no matter the sector.

Atlas Awarded $5 Million Environmental Services Contract With ConocoPhillips Company

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 12:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATCX) (Atlas or the Company), a leading Infrastructure and Environmental solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $5 million contract to provide environmental services to ConocoPhillips (COP).

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATCX) (Atlas or the Company), a leading Infrastructure and Environmental solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $5 million contract to provide environmental services to ConocoPhillips (COP).
  • Services include the assessment and remediation of petroleum-oil impacted soil and groundwater associated with historical oilfield activity in the western region of the United States.
  • Atlas strong partnership, coupled with a quality safety program, led to the award of the contract with COP.
  • Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Atlas is a leading provider of Infrastructure and Environmental Solutions.

Enphase Energy Expands Battery Storage in Illinois

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world's leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, today announced that Enphase installers in Illinois have seen increased deployments of Enphase Energy Systems, powered by IQ Microinverters and IQ Batteries, as Illinois continues its commitment to clean energy.

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  • FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world's leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, today announced that Enphase installers in Illinois have seen increased deployments of Enphase Energy Systems, powered by IQ Microinverters and IQ Batteries, as Illinois continues its commitment to clean energy.
  • Illinois recently approved the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act , which includes a commitment to 100% clean energy by 2050 and funding to support renewable energy and energy storage deployments.
  • Illinois is projected to rapidly expand its residential storage capacity, with deployments expected to triple in 2022 and to grow 30-fold over the next six years, according to the most recent U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report from the Energy Storage Association and Wood Mackenzie.
  • We are encouraged by Illinois commitment to accelerating the clean energy transition, said Dave Ranhoff, chief commercial officer at Enphase Energy.

Plenty Appoints Agritech Veteran Arama Kukutai to Chief Executive Officer

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 12:01pm

Plenty Unlimited Inc. , an indoor, vertical farming technology company that can grow clean produce year round, anywhere in the world, today announced the appointment of Arama Kukutai as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • Plenty Unlimited Inc. , an indoor, vertical farming technology company that can grow clean produce year round, anywhere in the world, today announced the appointment of Arama Kukutai as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Matt Barnard, co-founder and former CEO, will continue to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board.
  • Kukutai has been an investor in Plenty and a part of Plentys Board of Directors since September 2016.
  • Prior to his work with Plenty and Finistere, Kukutai served as executive chairman of PKW Farms, a successfully diversified investment entity involved in dairy farming and aquaculture activities in New Zealand, Asia and Australia.