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McCormick & Company Receives SBTi Validation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 1:00pm

The Company achieved its 2025 greenhouse gas commitments four years early for scope 1 and 2, and recently raised the ambition of its goals to reduce absolute scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 42% by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • The Company achieved its 2025 greenhouse gas commitments four years early for scope 1 and 2, and recently raised the ambition of its goals to reduce absolute scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 42% by 2030.
  • "McCormick is delivering against our ambitious Purpose-led Performance agenda using science-based targets to reduce our impact on the planet we all share.
  • We believe in leveraging science to achieve all of our greenhouse gas emission reduction goals as well as our Net Zero by 2050 commitment."
  • To learn more, visit www.mccormickcorporation.com or follow McCormick & Company on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Micron join forces for more sustainable gas solutions in the semiconductor industry

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:00am

Alternative etchant gas from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in practical testing at Micron

Key Points: 
  • Alternative etchant gas from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in practical testing at Micron
    DARMSTADT, Germany, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, and Micron Technology, Inc., an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions, join forces to develop gas solutions with a low global warming potential (GWP).
  • The goal: new, more sustainable gas solutions are to be introduced permanently into production in the future.
  • Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Micron look back on a long-standing, trusted business relationship.
  • Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has committed to lowering its absolute direct (Scope 1) and indirect (Scope 2) greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030.

Clarity AI Named a Leader in ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics Report by Independent Research Firm

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:00pm

Clarity AI announced today that they have been named a leader in The Forrester New Wave: ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics, Q3 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Clarity AI announced today that they have been named a leader in The Forrester New Wave: ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics, Q3 2022.
  • Forresters take on Clarity AI includes the following:
    Offers strong analytics and user presentation capabilities.
  • A total of nine providers were evaluated in The Forrester New Wave: ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics report.
  • Among the nine, the Forrester report cites that Clarity AI has the highest strategy score.

H2 Clipper Congratulates Its Global Strategic Advisor Ángel Gurría on New Prestigious Role as President of the Paris Peace Forum

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 11:07am

According to a June 15, 2022 press release , Gurra was elected by unanimous vote for a three-year term effective March 2023.

Key Points: 
  • According to a June 15, 2022 press release , Gurra was elected by unanimous vote for a three-year term effective March 2023.
  • As President, Gurra will support the transformative phase of the Paris Peace Forum as it expands beyond an annual event to a permanent platform launching and incubating multi-actor initiatives and supporting innovative global governance projects selected since 2018.
  • H2 Clipper founder and CEO Rinaldo Brutoco said, We congratulate ngel on this latest achievement, capping an incredible career in global public service.
  • H2 Clipper recently completed the research and concept design phases on its disruptive modern airships using the Dassault Systmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

Aneka Jaringan and Samaiden Join Forces to Tap Solar PV Potential in Indonesia

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:00am

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Key Points: 
  • Chow Pui Hee [L-R]
    This JV provides Samaiden access to the Indonesian market and allows Aneka Jaringan which already has a presence in Indonesia via its subsidiary, PT Aneka Jaringan Indonesia, to add to its value chain in a fast-growing segment.
  • Aneka Jaringan together with its subsidiary, PT Aneka and Samaiden will hold 45% and 50% stake respectively in the JV company.
  • "Indonesia presents great potential in an area of Samaiden's expertise - RE, in particular solar PV systems.
  • Its subsidiary, PT Aneka, based in Jakarta, is the first regional office of Aneka Jaringan Group, and has proven steadfast growth since its establishment in 2014.

DSM sets new climate targets to accelerate route to net-zero

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 6:01am

DSM has submitted its plans for review by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Key Points: 
  • DSM has submitted its plans for review by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
  • DSM was one of the first companies to have science-based targets that are independently validated and to tie them to executive remuneration.
  • Geraldine Matchett and Dimitri de Vreeze Co-CEOs Royal DSM, comment: "The ramifications of climate inaction have been inescapable again in recent weeks.
  • DSM is already a CDP Climate Leader and was awarded an A score for its climate change disclosure.

Kao joins The Climate Pledge - a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:01pm

TOKYO and CINCINNATI, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Underlining its global commitment to reduce its carbon emissions to be net-zero by 2040, Kao signed The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by online retailer Amazon and environmental advocacy group Global Optimism.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO and CINCINNATI, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Underlining its global commitment to reduce its carbon emissions to be net-zero by 2040, Kao signed The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by online retailer Amazon and environmental advocacy group Global Optimism.
  • Included in these pillars are 19 key leadership actions, which include decarbonization and the development of clean and environmentally safe products.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Kao to The Climate Pledge," said Sally Fouts, Global Lead of The Climate Pledge at Amazon.
  • The Climate Pledge was co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism in 2019.

Gildan Publishes its 18ᵗʰ Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 3:42pm

2021 was characterized by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and geo-political and climate uncertainty.

Key Points: 
  • 2021 was characterized by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and geo-political and climate uncertainty.
  • Despite these global challenges, Gildan continued its leadership in responsible apparel manufacturing and closed-off the year with strong ESG performance and further progress against its strategic initiatives.
  • The report is available here and key highlights can be found below:
    In 2021, Gildan continued to make investments in systems, technologies, and initiatives towards reducing its carbon footprint and improving water efficiency.
  • Gildan owns and operates vertically integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean, North America, and Bangladesh.

Dril-Quip, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:15pm

Consolidated revenue for the second quarter of 2022 was $94.0 million, up $10.8 million from the first quarter of 2022 and up $13.2 million compared to the second quarter of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Consolidated revenue for the second quarter of 2022 was $94.0 million, up $10.8 million from the first quarter of 2022 and up $13.2 million compared to the second quarter of 2021.
  • Gross operating margin for the second quarter of 2022 was 25.9%, an increase from 23.0% in the first quarter of 2022 and an increase from 23.8% in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses for the second quarter of 2022 were $22.5 million, an increase of $0.1 million compared to the first quarter of 2022 and a decrease of $7.1 million compared to the second quarter of 2021.
  • Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of 2022 was up $6.7 million compared to the second quarter of 2021.

CarMax Releases 2022 Responsibility Report

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 6:14pm

RICHMOND, Virginia, July 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CarMax , Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nations largest buyer and seller of used cars, announced the release of its 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report .

Key Points: 
  • RICHMOND, Virginia, July 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CarMax , Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nations largest buyer and seller of used cars, announced the release of its 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report .
  • During the fiscal year ended February 28, 2022, CarMax sold approximately 924,000 used vehicles and 706,000 wholesale vehicles at its auctions.
  • In addition, CarMax Auto Finance originated more than $9 billion in receivables during fiscal 2022, adding to its nearly $16 billion portfolio.
  • Learn more in the 2022 Responsibility Report .