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A group of journalists from HT investigates the impact of Fukushima's controversial plan to dump water into the ocean

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

A group of international journalists led by Global Think Agency investigates and analyzes the impact of the controversial plan to discharge water from Fukushima into the sea.

Key Points: 
  • A group of international journalists led by Global Think Agency investigates and analyzes the impact of the controversial plan to discharge water from Fukushima into the sea.
  • It is currently unknown how the long-lived radioactive isotopes contained in the contaminated water will interact with marine biology, this situation is "unprecedented".
  • Tepco is also accused of irresponsibly delaying the cooling of the reactors with salt water because it was going to ruin them beyond repair.
  • HT is a global agency specializing in developing documentary, research and entertainment content.

Big business still ‘not ready’ for climate transformation, says ex-head of ESG at Deloitte in conversation with Chris Caldwell of United Renewables

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

As head of ESG and Climate Change at the big four consultancy group until 2021, Baker worked closely with a number of the worlds biggest firms on their ESG and sustainability strategy and reporting.

Key Points: 
  • As head of ESG and Climate Change at the big four consultancy group until 2021, Baker worked closely with a number of the worlds biggest firms on their ESG and sustainability strategy and reporting.
  • With the exception of a few smaller businesses, most fail to own [their impact] and bring it into the heart of the business model.
  • Caldwell himself has been a vocal advocate for big business to do more to combat climate change, drawing on his decades of experience running a sustainability-focused company and as host of the sustainable business podcast Conversations on Climate .
  • Conversations on Climate brings world-leading thinkers from business and academia together to share their expertise on the subject of climate change.

QBE North America and Leading Cities Select the 2022 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge Winner

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  The 2022 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge, hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE North America, concluded today with the City Solution of the Year award and grand prize winnings of $100,000 presented to Automedi. Automedi is the world's first decentralized circular microeconomy converting plastic waste into community products at the actual point of use. By capturing waste when it is discarded and turning it into functional products, Automedi is committed to shaping new standards of care through health science innovation and paving the way to a more sustainable future.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The 2022 QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge ,hosted by Leading Cities in partnership with QBE North America , concluded today with the City Solution of the Year award and grand prize winnings of $100,000 presented to Automedi .
  • The $100,000 award was presented following a one-week intensive boot camp and panel evaluation from representatives of the QBE North America Board, Code for America, QBE Ventures and the National League of Cities.
  • "Thank you to QBE North America for its inspiring leadership and focus on resilience and for once again supporting this challenge.
  • Part of QBE Insurance Group Limited, QBE North America reported gross written premiums in 2021 of $6.29 billion.

Community & membership app 'The Regular' launches in DC

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regular announced today the launch of The Regular App and The Regular for Business.

Key Points: 
  • Salesforce and Greenpeace alums are behind the latest app connecting DC communities and small businesses through memberships, discounts, and tech.
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regular announced today the launch of The Regular App and The Regular for Business.
  • The Regular for Business lets businesses create or list memberships on The Regular App to attract repeat customers.
  • We're out there multiple nights a week hosting karaoke, bingo, and more in DC, LA, Baltimore, filling up empty nights with community and customers."

Urgent call for governments to adopt Antarctic wildlife protection measures

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Sunday, October 23, 2022

The accelerating climate emergency is having significantimpacts on the region and the many species that live and breed there.

Key Points: 
  • The accelerating climate emergency is having significantimpacts on the region and the many species that live and breed there.
  • "Although small, krill play an outsize role in the functioning and health of Antarctica.
  • "Highly concentrated industrial krill fishing is having an impact in the Antarctic.
  • Emerging research is revealing that Antarctic krill play an important role in the global carbon cycle and their worth in the ecosystem is valuable not only to wildlife, but also humanity.

EQS-News: Record: Over 7,500 participants from 140 countries at Europe's largest compliance conference / Novartis AG honored with 'ECEC Award 2022'

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

- this question was the theme of the virtual European Compliance & Ethics Conference (ECEC), hosted by EQS Group AG for the third time.

Key Points: 
  • - this question was the theme of the virtual European Compliance & Ethics Conference (ECEC), hosted by EQS Group AG for the third time.
  • The largest industry meeting in Europe once again impressively demonstrated that compliance, ethics and ESG are no longer niche topics.
  • In the live voting, ECEC participants chose Novartis AG, which narrowly beat TV Austria in the final.
  • 13.10.2022 CET/CEST Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by EQS News - a service of EQS Group AG.

Greenpeace's South Korean Climate Leader Inspires Youth to Continue to Rise up for Climate Justice in Net Zero Interview

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Monday, October 3, 2022

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Studies have shown that youth can increase the older generations' level of concern about critical global issues. Parents and government leaders are paying more attention to what their children think about the world's most pressing issue - climate change. Climate change spawned a generation of youth activists, and South Korean youth are no different. In the latest Net Zero production, Youth Climate Activist Cherry Sung interviews Greenpeace's Climate and Energy Campaigner Justin Jeong, who is leading a climate suffrage project to ensure the South Korean government responds rapidly to the climate crisis. How important is the role of youth in raising awareness to get South Korea's Green New Deal realized?

Key Points: 
  • Parents and government leaders are paying more attention to what their children think about the world's most pressing issue - climate change.
  • Climate change spawned a generation of youth activists, and South Korean youth are no different.
  • In the latest Net Zero production, Youth Climate Activist Cherry Sung interviews Greenpeace's Climate and Energy Campaigner Justin Jeong, who is leading a climate suffrage project to ensure the South Korean government responds rapidly to the climate crisis.
  • How important is the role of youth in raising awareness to get South Korea's Green New Deal realized?

NPO-Academy USA to Launch Courses and Seminars in Non-Profit Management in 2023

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

"We want to offer our target group the best possible training and further education on the market. To meet this high standard, our team of lecturers and trainers is made up of independent and qualified experts from science and practice. The learning success of the individual, the realizable benefits for the individual as well as the organization and satisfaction of our participants are at the center of our activities." -- NPO-Academy CEO Dr. Helmut Huetter

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the competition within the non-profit sector increases as each organization scrambles to secure the funding they need.
  • The courses and seminars cover the following topics: Controlling/Accounting, Fundraising, Culture, Management/Leadership, Marketing, Organization, Public Relations, Human Resources, Law, and Corporate Governance.
  • Those who subscribe to the NPO-Academy Newsletter by June 30, 2023 will also receive a 5% discount voucher on any course of seminar completed during 2023.
  • Over the next decade NPO-Academy expanded to Germany and Switzerland and since 2017, NPO-Academy has been holding courses in English for an international audience.

Climate groups to bitcoin: Cut the pollution, and the B.S.

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As ethereum, the world's second largest cryptocurrency, dramatically cuts its climate pollution, environmental groups have intensified pressure on bitcoin to meet or beat ethereum's environmental performance. Ethereum's long-awaited "merge" to a proof of stake consensus mechanism uses 99.95 percent less energy, leaving bitcoin as the largest cryptocurrency using the outmoded high-energy proof of work consensus mechanism. 

Key Points: 
  • Ethereum has shown it's possible to switch to an energy-efficient protocol with far less climate, air and water pollution.
  • Bitcoin has become the outlier, defiantly refusing to accept its climate responsibility," said Michael Brune, director of the "Change the Code, Not the Climate" campaign.
  • President Biden signed an executive order in March that highlighted the connection between cryptocurrency mining and the climate crisis.
  • "If ethereum can change its code to cut air pollution and climate disruption, why can't bitcoin?

Animation Market to Receive USD 481,998.66 Billion Globally with CAGR Growth of 5.3% by 2029, Industry Shares, Size, Trends, Demand and Revenue Analysis

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Monday, September 12, 2022

Thus, the rising trend of animated films and daily soaps, acts as a major driver for the growth of the global animation market.

Key Points: 
  • Thus, the rising trend of animated films and daily soaps, acts as a major driver for the growth of the global animation market.
  • The rise of OTT has positively influenced the animation industry with a growth in viewership especially for children's content.
  • Thus, the worldwide animation industry is growing day by day which promotes the growth of the global animation market and acts as a driver for the growth of the market.
  • The huge number of smartphone users worldwide that impacts the adoption of animated content through smartphones which drives the market growth.