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#Thankyou: NPO One Life launches the first Vienna International Pride Awards

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

VIENNA, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to say "Thank You": on International Thank You Day - January 11, 2023, Vienna-based NPO, One Life, announces the launch of  the Vienna International Pride Awards, a new annual campaign and event to thank and recognize the vital world of LGBTIQ+ equality heroes around the world.

Key Points: 
  • VIENNA, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to say "Thank You": on International Thank You Day - January 11, 2023, Vienna-based NPO, One Life, announces the launch of  the Vienna International Pride Awards, a new annual campaign and event to thank and recognize the vital world of LGBTIQ+ equality heroes around the world.
  • The Vienna International Pride Awards shines a light on those who are doing incredible work around the world for the advancement of LGBTIQ+ equality, inclusion, and rights.
  • The idea for the International Pride Awards came from Tony Gregory, an award-winning television director.
  • John Amaechi, one of the most high profile gay athletes and an Ambassador for the Vienna International Pride Awards, commented, "I am delighted to support the Vienna International Pride Awards.

#Thankyou: NPO One Life launches the first Vienna International Pride Awards

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

VIENNA, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to say "Thank You": on International Thank You Day - January 11, 2023, Vienna-based NPO, One Life, announces the launch of  the Vienna International Pride Awards, a new annual campaign and event to thank and recognize the vital world of LGBTIQ+ equality heroes around the world.

Key Points: 
  • VIENNA, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to say "Thank You": on International Thank You Day - January 11, 2023, Vienna-based NPO, One Life, announces the launch of  the Vienna International Pride Awards, a new annual campaign and event to thank and recognize the vital world of LGBTIQ+ equality heroes around the world.
  • The Vienna International Pride Awards shines a light on those who are doing incredible work around the world for the advancement of LGBTIQ+ equality, inclusion, and rights.
  • The idea for the International Pride Awards came from Tony Gregory, an award-winning television director.
  • John Amaechi, one of the most high profile gay athletes and an Ambassador for the Vienna International Pride Awards, commented, "I am delighted to support the Vienna International Pride Awards.

SinoHytec Announces Proposed Listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Offer Price Between HK$60 and HK$76 per H Share, Raise up to HK$1,540.7 million

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

The Hong Kong Public Offering will commence at 9 a.m., December 29, 2022 (Thursday), and close at 12:00 noon on January 5, 2023 (Thursday).

Key Points: 
  • The Hong Kong Public Offering will commence at 9 a.m., December 29, 2022 (Thursday), and close at 12:00 noon on January 5, 2023 (Thursday).
  • Dealings in the shares of SinoHytec on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is expected to commence on January 12, 2023 (Thursday), with the stock code 2402 and in board lots of 50 Offer Shares each.
  • Established in 2012, the company is a pioneer in the R&D and commercialization of fuel cell systems in China and started batch production in 2016.
  • As of December 20, 2022, the company's fuel cell systems have powered over 2,800 fuel cell vehicles on the road in China.

CGTN AMERICA: "Global Action Initiative: How China Is Promoting a More Sustainable World"

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Friday, December 16, 2022

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CGTN AMERICA releases "Global Action Initiative: How China Is Promoting a More Sustainable World"

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  • In that context, the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) assume critical importance.
  • The SDG is a key priority for China which has invested heavily in poverty alleviation, quality education, protecting biodiversity and green development.
  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CGTN AMERICA releases "Global Action Initiative: How China Is Promoting a More Sustainable World"
    2022 has been a tumultuous year.
  • The SDG is a key priority for China which has invested heavily in poverty alleviation, quality education, protecting biodiversity and green development.

Statement by the Honourable Steven Guilbeault on the opening of the high-level segment of COP15

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

"At COP15 here in Montral, there are several key issues we need to land to reach an ambitious global biodiversity framework.

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  • "At COP15 here in Montral, there are several key issues we need to land to reach an ambitious global biodiversity framework.
  • "Canada is urging the world to take a good look at what the science says we need to put in place before it is too late.
  • We need clear targets and actions that address the key direct drivers of global biodiversity loss.
  • And to do that, the framework needs to address both of the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.

GHIT Fund Secures US$20 Million Pledge From Wellcome over 5 Years

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Monday, December 5, 2022

TOKYO, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund announced today that it has secured a pledge from global charitablefoundation Wellcome for GHIT Fund's third five-year plan, GHIT 3.0 (from FY2023 to FY 2027*1) of US$20 million (approximately 2.7 billion yen*2)over five years.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund announced today that it has secured a pledge from global charitablefoundation Wellcome for GHIT Fund's third five-year plan, GHIT 3.0 (from FY2023 to FY 2027*1) of US$20 million (approximately 2.7 billion yen*2)over five years.
  • "We are incredibly grateful for Wellcome's commitment to the GHIT Fund.
  • The GHIT fund addresses this enduring gap by investing in product R&D and by leveraging scientific expertise and product development capabilities in Japan."
  • Wellcome is proud to be supporting the GHIT Fund whose work will help us develop lifesaving vaccines, treatments and tests for people everywhere."

Enerjisa Enerji, UNDP, and Sabanci University United their Powers to Create a Green Destination Model in Kucukkoy

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Following 18 months of works and TL 10 million of investment, Kucukkoy sets an example in sustainable tourism.

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  • Again thanks to the renewable energy systems, ~90,000 kg of carbon emissions were avoided.
  • Green destination standards in different countries were examined and the ones that may be adapted to Kkky were determined.
  • tr.undp.org
    Located in Ayvalk Kkky, SABANCI UNIVERSITY CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP aims to raise individuals focused on developing solutions to sustainable development problems.
  • The science and technology training provided at Kkky Creative Technologies Workshop are primarily benefitted by women and children from 8 to 15.

NANCY BAKER CAHILL & SOPHIA THE ROBOT: STONE SPEAKS

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

MIAMI and DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Borderless Capital is pleased to announce a historic collaboration between the artist Nancy Baker Cahill and Sophia the Robot on a monumental new AR artwork to launch during Art Basel Miami Beach 2022 and the Decipher 2022 Conference in Dubai, November 28 - 30, 2022. The artwork will be listed for sale on Aorist starting Tuesday, November 29, and the sale will close on Sunday, December 4.

Key Points: 
  • STONE SPEAKSis narrative augmented reality (AR) artwork inspired by conversations between artist Nancy Baker Cahill and Sophia the Robot, Hanson Robotics' latest human-like robot, who was first activated in 2016.
  • In the spirit of Baker Cahill's previous monumental AR works, such as Mushroom Cloud and CORPUS, STONE SPEAKS appears overheadas a massive particle field representing the elements silicon and carbon.
  • The 1/1 NFT of this unique Augmented Reality artwork created between Baker Cahill and Sophia, will be available for sale through Aorist starting Tuesday, November 29.
  • Nancy Baker Cahill is an award-winning new media artist who examines systemic power, selfhood, and embodied consciousness through drawing and shared immersive space.

NANCY BAKER CAHILL & SOPHIA THE ROBOT: STONE SPEAKS

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

MIAMI and DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Borderless Capital is pleased to announce a historic collaboration between the artist Nancy Baker Cahill and Sophia the Robot on a monumental new AR artwork to launch during Art Basel Miami Beach 2022 and the Decipher 2022 Conference in Dubai, November 28 - 30, 2022. The artwork will be listed for sale on Aorist starting Tuesday, November 29, and the sale will close on Sunday, December 4.

Key Points: 
  • STONE SPEAKSis narrative augmented reality (AR) artwork inspired by conversations between artist Nancy Baker Cahill and Sophia the Robot, Hanson Robotics' latest human-like robot, who was first activated in 2016.
  • In the spirit of Baker Cahill's previous monumental AR works, such as Mushroom Cloud and CORPUS, STONE SPEAKS appears overheadas a massive particle field representing the elements silicon and carbon.
  • The 1/1 NFT of this unique Augmented Reality artwork created between Baker Cahill and Sophia, will be available for sale through Aorist starting Tuesday, November 29.
  • Nancy Baker Cahill is an award-winning new media artist who examines systemic power, selfhood, and embodied consciousness through drawing and shared immersive space.

CRDC GLOBAL AND PA CONSULTING - WORKING TOGETHER TO REGENERATE PLASTIC WASTE INTO A CARBON CAPTURE AGGREGATE FOR THE GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

LONDON and NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CRDC Global Limited (CRDC Global) , today confirmed that it is actively working with PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy that's bringing ingenuity to life, to support the commercialization of its new patent pending RESIN8 Carbon Capture aggregate.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON and NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CRDC Global Limited (CRDC Global) , today confirmed that it is actively working with PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy that's bringing ingenuity to life, to support the commercialization of its new patent pending RESIN8 Carbon Capture aggregate.
  • CRDC Global is a disruptive and innovative building materials company that creates appreciating value from the world's plastic waste.
  • CRDC's groundbreaking new technology, RESIN8 Carbon Capture, is a synthetic lightweight aggregate which absorbs CO2 and simulates natural construction sand.
  • Donald Thomson, CEO of CRDC Global, said; "We are an impact driven company with the goal of solving our current plastic waste dilemma while lowering global carbon levels.