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NFWF Announces $3.9 Million in Grants to Support Conservation Practices on Agricultural Lands

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

Awarded under NFWFs Conservation Partners Program , the grants will generate $5.1 million in matching contributions to achieve a total conservation impact of $9 million.

Key Points: 
  • Awarded under NFWFs Conservation Partners Program , the grants will generate $5.1 million in matching contributions to achieve a total conservation impact of $9 million.
  • The program supports efforts to accelerate the adoption of conservation practices and regenerative agriculture principles on private working lands.
  • This work enhances wildlife habitat, soil health, water quality and carbon storage while providing important social and economic benefits to agricultural producers.
  • Since 2011, the Conservation Partners Program has awarded 232 grants worth more than $44 million and leveraged an additional $82 million in matching contributions, generating a total conservation investment of more than $126million.

Advertising Industry Doubles Down on Commitments to Combat Online Hate Speech

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:30pm

The goal is to combat online hate speech through education and action.

Key Points: 
  • The goal is to combat online hate speech through education and action.
  • This includes responsible social media dialog and behaviors and using social platforms' tools for reporting online hate speech incidents.
  • "More than 80% of Americans feel responsible for being part of the solution to tackle online hate speech.
  • In partnership with the ANA, #EngageResponsibly advances this vital GARM work to improve brand safety on the critical issue of online hate speech.

Fobi Launches Connected Retail Commerce Solution At Industry’s Premier Event For Convenience, Grocers and CPG Brands

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 11:00am

The Fobi connected retail commerce solution will support real-time POS data connectivity across all banners and channels, in-store, online and mobile to provide retailers and CPG manufacturers with the ability to deliver automated and personalized marketing at scale.

Key Points: 
  • The Fobi connected retail commerce solution will support real-time POS data connectivity across all banners and channels, in-store, online and mobile to provide retailers and CPG manufacturers with the ability to deliver automated and personalized marketing at scale.
  • Fobi will now enable manufacturer brands to gain unparalleled access to rich analytics and in-store data, including real-time shopper behaviors, campaign activation, and product performance.
  • Fobi will empower brands to deliver exclusive, highly personalized targeted offers right at the POS, driving customer journeys across all retail channels.
  • Personalized Marketing will now build exciting connections between retailers, CPG brands, and their customers to propel the retail industry and Fobi to new heights and expectations.

Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program Reaches 50-School Milestone

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 7:30pm

Launched in 2019, the Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program addresses food insecurity within local communities by providing thousands of students and their families with extra food assistance to ensure that kids don't have to go to school hungry.

Key Points: 
  • Launched in 2019, the Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program addresses food insecurity within local communities by providing thousands of students and their families with extra food assistance to ensure that kids don't have to go to school hungry.
  • The Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program was established to help limit barriers impacting students ability to succeed in the classroom.
  • Ranging from pre-K through college, Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program partners receive gift cards and food items to stock their shelves.
  • The Stop & Shop School Food Pantry Program is featured in Stop & Shops latest TV spot Supplies .

Three Billion and Counting: Pensa’s AI System Recognizes Products on Retail Shelves with 98 Percent Accuracy

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:30pm

Pensas ability to visually recognize products in real-world store environments is a dramatic improvement over simple, traditional image matching using still photos resulting in more than 98 percent accuracy and dramatically lower cost than traditional approaches to shelf data.

Key Points: 
  • Pensas ability to visually recognize products in real-world store environments is a dramatic improvement over simple, traditional image matching using still photos resulting in more than 98 percent accuracy and dramatically lower cost than traditional approaches to shelf data.
  • Pensas automated perception system, powered by artificial intelligence and computer vision, delivers the industrys most accurate source of truth about real-time shelf analytics at scale.
  • The data helps both retailers and CPG brands minimize stockouts, optimize product planning and increase revenue in a highly competitive and volatile marketplace.
  • Pensas self-starting system can be deployed in store with no setup, and doesnt require reference images or planograms upfront.

Red Light Holland Engages Marketing Veteran and Brand Strategist, Ridley Doolittle, as Advisor to Advisory Board

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:15pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 14, 2021) - Red Light Holland Corp. (CSE: TRIP) ("Red Light Holland" or the "Company"), an Ontario-based corporation engaged in the production, growth and sale of a premium brand of magic truffles is pleased to announce that it has engaged Ridley Doolittle, to serve as an advisor ("Advisor") to its Advisory Board.

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - September 14, 2021) - Red Light Holland Corp. (CSE: TRIP) ("Red Light Holland" or the "Company"), an Ontario-based corporation engaged in the production, growth and sale of a premium brand of magic truffles is pleased to announce that it has engaged Ridley Doolittle, to serve as an advisor ("Advisor") to its Advisory Board.
  • "Ridley is someone I've personally worked with in the past when he was with Bacardi.
  • I believe he'll instantly be a tremendous asset to the Red Light Holland team as he immediately helps contribute to exploring future product offerings, marketing exposure and reach focused on increasing sales of our Red Light Holland consumer packaged goods.
  • We're pleased to have someone with his marketing know-how and work ethic," said Todd Shapiro, CEO of Red Light Holland
    "I am honoured to join this incredible team," added Ridley Doolittle.

Feeding America's MealConnect Coordinates 3 Billion Pounds of Rescued Food, Expands Capabilities for Farmers

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:50pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Feeding America announced today that MealConnect, its food donation platform, has facilitated 3 billion pounds of food rescued since its launch in 2014.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Feeding America announced today that MealConnect, its food donation platform, has facilitated 3 billion pounds of food rescued since its launch in 2014.
  • MealConnect serves more than 10,700 nonprofits that benefit from the program's rescued food.
  • "We've reached this remarkable milestone in rescuing more than 3 billion pounds of food through MealConnect, which will continue to grow as the platform's technology evolves.
  • The MealConnect app is also available for free download in both the iOS App and Google Play stores.

DaVita's Pamela Arway, Johnson & Johnson, Xcel Energy and ACCD's Clint Allen Honored with 2021 Board Leadership Awards

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:41pm

The awards will be presented live, online during Corporate Board Member's annual Boardroom Summit, Sept. 23, followed by a panel discussion with Arway, Anne Mulcahy, lead director, Johnson & Johnson and Ben Fowke, executive chairman, Xcel Energy.

Key Points: 
  • The awards will be presented live, online during Corporate Board Member's annual Boardroom Summit, Sept. 23, followed by a panel discussion with Arway, Anne Mulcahy, lead director, Johnson & Johnson and Ben Fowke, executive chairman, Xcel Energy.
  • "This year's Board Leadership Awards showcase the very best in corporate governance at a time when great examples matter more than ever before."
  • Corporate Board Member, a division of Chief Executive Group, has been the market leader in board education for 20 years.
  • Corporate Board Member further extends its thought leadership through online resources, webinars, timely research, conferences and peer-driven roundtables.

Bubbling Up or Fizzing Out? New Behavioral Research Study Gives Insight Into Hard Seltzer's Future

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:32pm

The study found that adding CBD boosted demand by 12% on average, while enhancing the drinks with kombucha lowered demand by an average of 6%.

Key Points: 
  • The study found that adding CBD boosted demand by 12% on average, while enhancing the drinks with kombucha lowered demand by an average of 6%.
  • The study also confirmed that White Claw leads the crowded category in overall willingness to pay, with 35% higher average demand than its competitors.
  • To download more comprehensive results from the Hard Seltzer study or for more information about Veylinx, visit info.veylinx.com/hard-seltzer-research .
  • Veylinx's unique research methodology is trusted by the world's most innovative consumer goods companies, including P&G, Unilever, Pepsico, Nestl, General Mills, Reckitt and Kimberly-Clark.

General Mills’ Box Tops for Education Surprises Local Teachers to Kick Off the New School Year

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

General Mills Box Tops for Education program is partnering with retailers this year to offer new ways for guests to earn cash for schools in need so that teachers dont have to fill this gap alone.

Key Points: 
  • General Mills Box Tops for Education program is partnering with retailers this year to offer new ways for guests to earn cash for schools in need so that teachers dont have to fill this gap alone.
  • This commitment supports Box Tops journey to advance equity in education.
  • This event is driven by Box Tops goal of enhancing equity in education starting in the Minneapolis community.
  • America's K-8 schools have earned more than $940 million through the Box Tops for Education program since it was founded by General Mills in 1996.