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Peru Will Focus on Its Biological and Cultural Megadiversity at Expo 2020 Dubai

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:32pm

Of the 200 Peruvian companies expected to be present, more than eighty percent will be MSEs and SMEs.

Key Points: 
  • Of the 200 Peruvian companies expected to be present, more than eighty percent will be MSEs and SMEs.
  • Perus participation will be aligned with the three pillars of the Expo 2020 Dubai: Opportunity, Sustainability, and Mobility.
  • Besides, cultural activities, dance and music from each of the regions will be presented by the regional governments.
  • Enjoy the experience of Expo 2020 Dubai registering here: https://media.expo2020dubai.com/ .

DCPSC annual report shows leadership in achieving District’s clean energy goals

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:01pm

Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (Commission) today released its Annual Report highlighting the Commissions role in achieving the Districts climate change commitments and 100% renewable energy goal for 2032.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (Commission) today released its Annual Report highlighting the Commissions role in achieving the Districts climate change commitments and 100% renewable energy goal for 2032.
  • The Commission reported a significant growth in renewable energy generator applications, reflecting the Commissions aggressive efforts to streamline the application process.
  • The Commission also launched the DC Power Connect website , where residents and businesses can compare and shop for energy suppliers.
  • The 2020 Annual Report is available on the Commissions website.

TUI AG: Release of a capital market information

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:05pm

The purchase of shares was performed via the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Xetra trading) by a credit institution retained by TUI AG.

Key Points: 
  • The purchase of shares was performed via the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Xetra trading) by a credit institution retained by TUI AG.
  • The total number of TUI AG shares in issue less the total number of treasury shares is 1,099,076,463.
  • The treasury shares will now be transferred to employees of TUI Group participating in the employee share participation program "oneShare".
  • 2(2), (3) Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2016/1052 and UK Listing Rule 12.4.6, is available on TUI AG's website at https://www.tuigroup.com/en-en/investors/share/employee-share-participat....

New Poll Released by the Future of Tech Commission Finds Strong Bi-Partisan Support for Comprehensive Federal Technology Policy

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:12pm

Americans demonstrated grave concerns that tech companies can reach too far into their lives, and expressed strong bipartisan support for government action. The survey finds that nine in ten voters across party lines support 'privacy by default' and that eighty percent of American voters overall -- 83% of Democrats and 78% of Republicans -- believe the federal government "needs to do everything it can to curb the influence of big tech companies that have grown too powerful and now use our data to reach too far into our lives."

Key Points: 
  • Americans demonstrated grave concerns that tech companies can reach too far into their lives, and expressed strong bipartisan support for government action.
  • The Future of Tech Commission is an independent and bipartisan working group of civic leaders who are developing a comprehensive, inclusive tech policy agenda for the nation.
  • The survey finds that voters feel like they don't know how to protect their personal data and privacy on the internet today.
  • Roughly 9 in 10 parents support expanding privacy protections for children, and 85% support making schools online "privacy zones."

TUI AG: Release of a capital market information

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:31pm

The Shares bought back shall be transferred to employees of TUI Group participating in the employee share participation program "oneShare".

Key Points: 
  • The Shares bought back shall be transferred to employees of TUI Group participating in the employee share participation program "oneShare".
  • The shares purchased shall be transferred to the employees participating in "oneShare" immediately after the completion of the buyback.
  • The buyback is to be carried out at the best price and in the best interest of TUI AG.
  • Furthermore, TUI AG will report on the buyback on a regular basis under https://www.tuigroup.com/en-en/investors/share/employee-share-participat....

NuScale Power Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Getka and UNIMOT to Explore SMR Deployment in Poland

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:00pm

NuScale Power, Getka Group (Getka) and UNIMOT S.A. (UNIMOT) announced today the three companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with business purposes including to explore the deployment of NuScales small modular reactor (SMR) technology as a coal repurposing solution for existing coal-fired power plants in Poland.

Key Points: 
  • NuScale Power, Getka Group (Getka) and UNIMOT S.A. (UNIMOT) announced today the three companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with business purposes including to explore the deployment of NuScales small modular reactor (SMR) technology as a coal repurposing solution for existing coal-fired power plants in Poland.
  • This agreement demonstrates the value of international partnership and collaboration in utilizing NuScales SMR technology to repurpose coal plants across the country.
  • NuScale is excited to partner with Getka and UNIMOT on the potential deployment of NuScale Power plants in Poland, said John Hopkins, Chairman and CEO of NuScale Power.
  • The partnership between these three companies demonstrates the versatility and value of NuScales SMR technology for a variety of applications.

FirstEnergy Honored by Women's Business Enterprise Center for Supplier Diversity Programs

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:48pm

FirstEnergy's Supplier Diversity Program provides opportunities in a competitive environment to small, woman-owned; minority-owned; HUBZone; veteran-owned; and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

Key Points: 
  • FirstEnergy's Supplier Diversity Program provides opportunities in a competitive environment to small, woman-owned; minority-owned; HUBZone; veteran-owned; and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.
  • It serves as just one part of the company's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, a FirstEnergy core value.
  • In 2020, FirstEnergy spent $482 million with diverse suppliers, or about 16% of the company's total supplier expenditures.
  • The award is the latest recognition of FirstEnergy's leading diversity and inclusion and supplier diversity programs.

A New International Commission of Experts Finds the Global Fight Against Smoking Has Stalled

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:35pm

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global efforts to end smoking have stalled and require a drastic overhaul to prevent one billion people from dying in this century, according to a new report by five leading experts, members of the International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global efforts to end smoking have stalled and require a drastic overhaul to prevent one billion people from dying in this century, according to a new report by five leading experts, members of the International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking.
  • The Commission wasestablished to recommend a set of actions to accelerate an end to adult smoking and other toxic tobacco use.
  • Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, the Commission includes representatives from India, Indonesia, South Africa, and the UK.
  • By tying the best science to intelligent public policy, the scourge of smoking can be eliminated."

SEC Charges Puerto Rican Company and Managing Members with Fraud

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:27pm

According to the SEC's complaint, the offering, which was not registered with the Commission, was part of a fraudulent scheme that raised approximately $2.7 million.

Key Points: 
  • According to the SEC's complaint, the offering, which was not registered with the Commission, was part of a fraudulent scheme that raised approximately $2.7 million.
  • Subsequent to the provision of these materials, Portalatin allegedly signed contracts with investors when he knew that they had been misled.
  • The SEC seeks permanent injunctions, disgorgement of allegedly ill-gotten gains plus interest, and civil penalties against Back to Green, Jimnez, and Portalatin.
  • The SEC appreciates the assistance of Puerto Rico's Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions.

Changing Dynamics Pre-IPO and Going Public on the Agenda for the SEC's Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:06pm

Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - September 21, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission's Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee will meet virtually on Monday, Sept. 27 to explore the changing dynamics for pre-IPO companies raising capital and the pathways those companies take to becoming public.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - September 21, 2021) - The Securities and Exchange Commission's Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee will meet virtually on Monday, Sept. 27 to explore the changing dynamics for pre-IPO companies raising capital and the pathways those companies take to becoming public.
  • The committee will discuss how these investors are changing the dynamics of pre-IPO capital raising and the effects on timing to go public.
  • The full agenda for the meeting is available online, along with other meeting materials on the committee's webpage .
  • Additional information on the committee, including its members, is available on the committee webpage .