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SOL Global Investments Corp. Acquires Stock of Atmofizer Technologies Inc. to Increase Holding To 10.00%

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Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 12:19am

This news release, and the early warning report filed in connection with the Transaction, was filed late due to administrative error.

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  • This news release, and the early warning report filed in connection with the Transaction, was filed late due to administrative error.
  • Since the date of the Transaction, SOL Global has continued to trade securities of ATMO in the ordinary course on the CSE.
  • As of the date hereof, SOL Global holds approximately 9.0% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares on a non-diluted basis.
  • About SOL Global Investments Corp.
    SOL Global is a diversified investment and private equity holding company engaged in the small and mid-cap sectors.

Poll Shows Newark Voter Support for Charter Schools Remains Strong During Pandemic, but Shows Large Decline in Those Who Think Education is on Right Track

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

60 percent of Newark voters have a favorable opinion of the city's charter schools.

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  • 60 percent of Newark voters have a favorable opinion of the city's charter schools.
  • Also by a two-to-one margin, voters believe charter schools help - not harm - public education in the city.
  • Support for public charter schools extends across political divisions - more than 60 percent of both Democrats and Republicans support the city's charter schools.
  • The poll comes after years of growing enrollment at the city's charter schools that occurred as part of a citywide improvement strategy.

Report Cards to Rate 50 States & DC on Top Traffic Safety Laws to Curb Historic Rise in Roadway Deaths

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:00pm

Deaths on U.S. roadways are skyrocketing with more than 20,000 people killed during the first six months of 2021, the most during this period since 2006. This accounts for a nearly 20 percent rise in deaths over the same period in 2020 -- the largest such spike ever recorded in the U.S. (Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

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  • Advocates will also release a new public opinion poll on leading roadway safety concerns.
  • The 2022 Roadmap Report will:
    Rate each state and DC as green, yellow or red, based on the number of optimal traffic safety laws enacted,
    Identify Best & Worst states, and
    Recommend specific legislative actions each state should take during the 2022 legislative session to close lethal loopholes in their traffic safety laws and reverse the deadly trend of rising traffic deaths.
  • Deaths on U.S. roadways are skyrocketing with more than 20,000 people killed during the first six months of 2021, the most during this period since 2006.
  • Bill Bronrott, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, +1 2022704415, BRONROTT@GMAIL.COM
    Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, 301-442-2249, pdaniels@saferoads.org

Campbell Named One of America’s Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 3:00pm

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was named one of Americas Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC, its media partner.

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  • Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) was named one of Americas Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC, its media partner.
  • Campbell ranked #77 overall and performed particularly well in the areas of community development and transparent consumer communicationsearning top marks on both metrics.
  • We are honored to again be recognized as one of Americas Most JUST companies, said Mark Clouse, Campbells President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Campbell was also included on multiple indices including the FTSE4Good Index, the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and the MSCI Index Series.

SKF Technologies Critical in Helping Automakers Accelerate Electric Vehicle Development & Production

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 1:00pm

The company's commitment to and expertise in the rapidly evolving market puts it at the leading edge of development for EV manufacturing.

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  • The company's commitment to and expertise in the rapidly evolving market puts it at the leading edge of development for EV manufacturing.
  • Automakers in North America choose SKF bearings as critical components in their electric drivetrains with more than 70% of all battery electric vehicles produced in the US featuring SKF powertrain bearings.
  • "Electric vehicle power transmission may be mechanically simpler than their combustion-transmission counterparts, but building an efficient, reliable and enjoyable electric drivetrain is extremely challenging," said Zimmermann.
  • In addition to product development work, the SKF North American Technical Center in Plymouth, Michigan, also supportscar makers in application-specific engineering.

Cigna Recognized as One of America's Best Corporate Citizens For the Third Time by JUST Capital and CNBC

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 10:26pm

Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve.

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  • Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve.
  • Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health.
  • Cigna maintains sales capability in over 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has over 190 million customer relationships around the world.
  • To learn more about Cigna, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com .

Eastman Named One of America’s Most Just Companies by JUST Capital, CNBC

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 7:46pm

The JUST 100 is the only ranking that honors companies doing right by all their stakeholders as defined by the American public.

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  • The JUST 100 is the only ranking that honors companies doing right by all their stakeholders as defined by the American public.
  • We are deeply honored to be recognized as one of Americas Most JUST Companies and to be named alongside so many notable and reputable companies, said Board Chair and CEO Mark Costa.
  • Its very gratifying to know that the issues that matter most to Americans are the same as those that matter most to us at Eastman.
  • This selection of companies draws from the Russell 1000 Index, which represents over 90% of the U.S. stock market value.

Whirlpool Corporation named one of America's most JUST companies for 2022

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 5:00pm

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) has been recognized as one of America's Most JUST Companies in the annual rankings published today by CNBC and JUST Capital.

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  • BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) has been recognized as one of America's Most JUST Companies in the annual rankings published today by CNBC and JUST Capital.
  • The company ranked number one in the Household Goods and Apparel industry and in the top 150 of companies overall.
  • In 2021, the company was named to Newsweek's 2022 Ranking of America's Most Responsible Companies , Dow Jones 2021 Sustainability Indices , and Forbes' 2021 List of 'World's Best Employers' .
  • Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

AVANGRID Named One of America’s Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC for Second Consecutive Year

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 3:18pm

This is the companys second consecutive year appearing on the list.

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  • This is the companys second consecutive year appearing on the list.
  • AVANGRID is ranked second within the utility industry for its commitment to the environment and communities it serves.
  • Additionally, AVANGRID is ranked fifth within the utility industry for its overall commitment to customers, ranking first in the industry in transparent communications with customers and beneficial products.
  • About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States.

Vistra Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and Media Partner CNBC

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 3:15pm

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --JUST Capital, along with its media partner CNBC, today released the annual JUST 100, the only comprehensive ranking of ESG and stakeholder performance.

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  • IRVING, Texas, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --JUST Capital, along with its media partner CNBC, today released the annual JUST 100, the only comprehensive ranking of ESG and stakeholder performance.
  • Vistra was named one of America's Most JUST Companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.
  • "We're honored to be recognized by JUST Capital as one of America's Most JUST Companies.
  • "Being featured in the JUST 100 confirms our belief that when we do right by our communities, customers, team members, and investors, we deliver long-term success."