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Vornado Continues its Leadership in ESG Earning Top GRESB Ratings and Receiving NAREIT’s Leader in the Light Award

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

In GRESB, scored an A for its ESG public reporting.

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  • In GRESB, scored an A for its ESG public reporting.
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) respected Leader in the Light Award for sustainability for diversified REITs for the 12th time.
  • NAREITs annualLeader in the Light Awardshonor NAREIT member companies that have demonstrated superior and sustained ESG practices.
  • Risk Factors" in Part I of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021.

Paris Baguette Continues To Dominate the Bakery Franchise Industry; New Bakery Café Set to Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, on November 27th

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Friday, November 25, 2022

CINCINNATI, Nov. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Paris Baguette, the bakery café concept with 4,000 units worldwide, including 100 in the United States, has seen significant growth in the first half of 2022. After a strong first half of the year, with a total of 22 new cafés opened in 2022, the brand is continuing its expansion with the opening of a new bakery café at 100 West Fourth Street in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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  • CINCINNATI, Nov. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Paris Baguette, the bakery caf concept with 4,000 units worldwide, including 100 in the United States, has seen significant growth in the first half of 2022.
  • Unlike many bakery concepts, which have shifted to soups, salads and pre-made bakery items, Paris Baguette continues to offer a wide range of products produced in the caf daily.
  • Paris Baguette is targeting several markets in 2022 and aims to sign 150 franchise agreements and open 32 units.
  • Paris Baguette is a bakery caf franchise with more than 4,000 units across the globe.

HCLTech launches learning series to transform employees into sustainability champions

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Friday, November 18, 2022

HCLTech, a global technology company, announced that it has launched the HCLTech Sustainability School and its first comprehensive climate literacy learning series.

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  • HCLTech, a global technology company, announced that it has launched the HCLTech Sustainability School and its first comprehensive climate literacy learning series.
  • The series, developed by Axa Climate, has been designed to raise awareness of the impact of climate change among HCLTechs 220,000+ employees.
  • The HCLTech Sustainability School aims to build sustainability champions amongst its employees across the globe.
  • Our people can be our biggest champions on sustainability and this learning series will provide them with practical tools so they can be agents of change within the company and their own communities, says Santhosh Jayaram, Global Head, Sustainability, HCLTech.

DEXLEVO at AMWC JAPAN: a Successful Debut

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Friday, November 18, 2022

DEXLEVO, a company specializing in beauty medical devices, attended the Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC Japan) held for the first time in Japan.

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  • DEXLEVO, a company specializing in beauty medical devices, attended the Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC Japan) held for the first time in Japan.
  • AMWC congress was launched this year in Japan to activate the East Asian market with Japan as an aesthetic medicine and anti-aging hub.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221118005133/en/
    Dr.Mario giving a lecture about GOURI at AMWC Japan 2022 (Photo: Business Wire)
    DEXLEVO participated as a sponsor and exhibitor at AMWC Japan, which was held in Tokyo on November 5-6th.
  • At AMWC Awards held in Monaco last April, DEXLEVO won the Best Injectables Collagen Inducer award.

GMO Announces Initial Net Zero Asset Targets

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo LLC (GMO), a global investment manager, has released its initial net zero targets and transition plan.

Key Points: 
  • Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo LLC (GMO), a global investment manager, has released its initial net zero targets and transition plan.
  • In October 2021, GMO became a signatory of the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative (NZAM) and committed to reducing GMO investment portfolios net emissions to zero by 2050 or sooner, in line with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
  • GMO believes that climate change poses critical risks for the companies and countries in which it invests and that the net zero pledge will help to improve long-term investment outcomes for GMO clients.
  • GMO efforts to meet these goals will include growing the proportion of GMO investments in companies that have put in place science-based targets in line with net zero, engaging with issuers on net zero targets, refining its measurement capabilities to go beyond Scope 1 and 2 emissions to include Scope 3, developing new climate and net zero-aligned strategies, and partnering with the Grantham Foundation on climate solutions.

COP27: Leading Technology Companies Launch “Ethereum Climate Platform” Initiative to Address Ethereum’s Former Proof of Work Carbon Emissions

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221117005708/en/
    COP27: Leading Technology Companies Launch Ethereum Climate Platform Initiative to Address Ethereums Former Proof of Work Carbon Emissions (Photo: Business Wire)
    The commitment of the Platform is to redress and counteract the Ethereum-based carbon footprint dating back to the networks launch in 2015.
  • The Ethereum Climate Platform is an important cross collaborative initiative to tackle the climate crisis.
  • The Ethereum Climate Platform addresses this need and makes Ethereum the first of many use cases to demonstrate how the world can benefit from this Platform.
  • Wael Aburida, co-founder and CFO of W3BCLOUD: W3BCLOUD is honored to be among the founding members of the Ethereum Climate Platform (ECP).

TUT Fitness partners with Olympic and World Champion sprinter, Andre De Grasse, to bring affordable micro gym training to the world

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

I am looking forward to working with the TUT team, to make functional fitness training more convenient and affordable for everyone."

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  • I am looking forward to working with the TUT team, to make functional fitness training more convenient and affordable for everyone."
  • "Andre's slight but powerful stature mirrors the design of our high performance and affordable micro gym products.
  • I am a big fan of supporting Canadian brands and admire TUT's commitment to making fitness training more affordable and accessible".
  • If you are a fitness professional click here to learn more about TUT Fitness Athlete Affiliate Program: https://tutfitnessgroup.com/affiliate-program/

Open FIESTA alum Nael Hailemariam brings Shenzhen speed to Ethiopia

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- "No matter where you are, the culture of Shenzhen is a part of you," said entrepreneur Nael Hailemariam from Ethiopia who completed Open FIESTA's Internet+Innovation Design program in 2021 at Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS).

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- "No matter where you are, the culture of Shenzhen is a part of you," said entrepreneur Nael Hailemariam from Ethiopia who completed Open FIESTA's Internet+Innovation Design program in 2021 at Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS).
  • In 2018, Nael entered Open FIESTA to study Internet+Innovation Design, which is a master's program oriented to advanced interdisciplinary fields in information technology and innovative design.
  • While at Open FIESTA, Nael took advantage of opportunities to combine his background in engineering with management and leadership.
  • "Shenzhen speed is also part of the value of our company," said Nael.

Some good news for persons with disabilities from COP27: Governments still have much to do to achieve disability inclusion in climate action

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Monday, November 21, 2022

GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "We suffer climate change the most but are the least included in climate decisions," said a person with disabilities participating in COP27.

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  • The main decision as well as the action plan for climate empowerment included references to people with disabilities for the first time.
  • The work plan for the Action on Climate Empowerment mandates States to include people with disabilities.
  • The only topic in the negotiations where there has been progress on disability inclusion focused on action for climate empowerment.
  • "We call on governments, mainstream environmental organizations and climate advocates to prioritize disability inclusion in their work, and help us deliver on this shared vision."

Statement - Minister Guilbeault's statement on Canada's position and achievements on climate change at COP27

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Monday, November 21, 2022

"The process has been challenging with many difficult points in the negotiation along the way.

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  • "The process has been challenging with many difficult points in the negotiation along the way.
  • Canada reiterated our commitment to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2023, two years earlier than the G20 commitment.
  • Canada will continue to reinforce the importance of a rights-based approach to climate action around the world.
  • "COP27 has shown us that the world can achieve progress even during very challenging times.