Private sector

Avalon GloboCare Appoints Lourdes Felix, CEO of a Premier Addiction Treatment Company, to its Board of Directors

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Lourdes Felix is an entrepreneur and corporate finance executive with 30 years of combined experience in capital markets, public accounting and in the private sector.

Key Points: 
  • Lourdes Felix is an entrepreneur and corporate finance executive with 30 years of combined experience in capital markets, public accounting and in the private sector.
  • She presently serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Director of BioCorRx Inc. (OTCQB: BICX), a leader in addiction treatment solutions and related disorders.
  • Along with other executives of the company, Ms. Felix restructured and expanded the business model to position it for long term growth in the addiction treatment space and drug development.
  • “We are excited to have Lourdes join our board,” stated David Jin, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Avalon GloboCare.

Anew Climate Commits Up to $640 Million to Terra Global to Accelerate Climate Finance for Nature-Based Solutions

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anew Climate, LLC ("Anew Climate" or "Anew"), a leading climate solutions company, has committed up to $640 million to Terra Global Capital, LLC ("Terra Global" or the "Company"), a woman-led global leader in developing and financing nature-based climate solutions to produce positive social and environmental impacts.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anew Climate, LLC ("Anew Climate" or "Anew"), a leading climate solutions company, has committed up to $640 million to Terra Global Capital, LLC ("Terra Global" or the "Company"), a woman-led global leader in developing and financing nature-based climate solutions to produce positive social and environmental impacts.
  • The TB-NBS Pool aims to produce significant climate change mitigation benefits on up to 20 million hectares of improved forest and managed land and seeks to direct additional private sector climate finance funds to host countries.
  • Anew's commitment, along with capital from other investors, will be channeled to REDD+ and other sustainable landscape programs.
  • We believe that Anew's partnership with Terra can create greater opportunities to scale our social and environmental impact."

New West Public Affairs celebrates 10-year anniversary, announces national expansion

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Monday, January 9, 2023

TORONTO, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of its 10-year anniversary as a company, New West Public Affairs has announced a national expansion.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of its 10-year anniversary as a company, New West Public Affairs has announced a national expansion.
  • Monte Solberg in 2013, New West began as a Calgary-based consulting firm with a unique approach to government relations.
  • “I couldn't be prouder of the team and the success we've had for our clients over this last ten years,” says Solberg, CEO of New West Public Affairs.
  • He has successfully created public affairs solutions for numerous high-profile brands both as a consultant and as an in-house professional in the private, public, and tech sectors.

Donovan & Bank Foundation Announces New Board of Advisors

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Monday, January 9, 2023

They also help Special Operators cope with the physiological and psychological wear and tear of a life in the Special Forces.

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  • They also help Special Operators cope with the physiological and psychological wear and tear of a life in the Special Forces.
  • The new Board of Advisors promises to bring expertise and networks to amplify and accelerate the Foundation's ever-growing impact.
  • The Board of Advisors represents a wide spectrum of expertise from across the Nation:
    Jon Loew, President and CEO of Big Media Holdings.
  • According to Jon Loew, the Board President, the focus of the Board of Advisors for the next 12 months will be fundraising.

Convergent Energy and Power Releases 2022 Sustainability and Impact Report

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent), a leading provider of energy storage solutions in North America, today announced the publication of its 2022 Sustainability and Impact Report .

Key Points: 
  • Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent), a leading provider of energy storage solutions in North America, today announced the publication of its 2022 Sustainability and Impact Report .
  • I’m proud of the progress we’ve made and excited for the path we have charted in our 2022 Sustainability and Impact Report,” said Johannes Rittershausen, Convergent’s CEO.
  • As of February 2022, Sustainalytics rated Convergent as the ninth lowest risk out of the 676 companies they rated within the utilities sector.
  • Over 50% of the energy storage systems Convergent originated in the past 24 months include solar PV.

G-P Selected as a Member of the World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- G-P (Globalization Partners), the leading Global Employment Platform™ that makes it fast, simple, and compliant for companies to hire anyone, anywhere, announced that G-P has been selected as a member of the prestigious World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community. As part of this recognition, Nicole Sahin, founder and executive chair, has been invited to present at the WEF Annual Meeting 2023 next week.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- G-P (Globalization Partners) , the leading Global Employment Platform™ that makes it fast, simple, and compliant for companies to hire anyone, anywhere, announced that G-P has been selected as a member of the prestigious World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community.
  • As a member of the WEF Global Innovators, G-P is part of a select group of the world's most promising start-ups and scale-ups with cutting-edge business models that are operating with new technologies.
  • The group represents, informs, and influences public and private sector decision-makers by contributing new ideas, perspectives and innovations that address the most pressing long-term global concerns.
  • Sahin's session is part of the Centre for the New Economy and Society (CNES), a vital part of the Global Innovators Community.

G-P Selected as a Member of the World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- G-P (Globalization Partners), the leading Global Employment Platform™ that makes it fast, simple, and compliant for companies to hire anyone, anywhere, announced that G-P has been selected as a member of the prestigious World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community. As part of this recognition, Nicole Sahin, founder and executive chair, has been invited to present at the WEF Annual Meeting 2023 next week.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- G-P (Globalization Partners) , the leading Global Employment Platform™ that makes it fast, simple, and compliant for companies to hire anyone, anywhere, announced that G-P has been selected as a member of the prestigious World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community.
  • As a member of the WEF Global Innovators, G-P is part of a select group of the world's most promising start-ups and scale-ups with cutting-edge business models that are operating with new technologies.
  • The group represents, informs, and influences public and private sector decision-makers by contributing new ideas, perspectives and innovations that address the most pressing long-term global concerns.
  • Sahin's session is part of the Centre for the New Economy and Society (CNES), a vital part of the Global Innovators Community.

Declaration of North America (DNA)

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

North America shares a unique history and culture that emphasizes innovation, equitable development, and mutually beneficial trade to create inclusive economic opportunities for the benefit of our people.

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  • North America shares a unique history and culture that emphasizes innovation, equitable development, and mutually beneficial trade to create inclusive economic opportunities for the benefit of our people.
  • The three countries of North America each made ambitious commitments under the Los Angeles Declaration, particularly regarding regular pathways, including working together to advance labour mobility in North America and have been delivering on these commitments.
  • Trilateral health cooperation will focus on launching an updated North American Plan for Animal and Pandemic Influenza (NAPAPI) to improve prevention, preparedness, agility, and to provide rapid response to health emergencies in North America.
  • Security cooperation will continue to abide by our common understanding that respect for human rights and the rule of law contribute to a more secure North America.

Blackbird.AI Launches Next Generation of their Constellation Platform providing Unparalleled Narrative & Risk Comprehension for global organizations

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Blackbird.AI, a global leader in narrative and risk intelligence, today launched the next generation of their Constellation Platform. Constellation is the world's first risk analytics platform for conversational and social media data that has the necessary high fidelity signals required to make sense of platform manipulation, bots and harmful narratives that have made it very difficult for organizations to drive confident strategic decisions from social data as the information ecosystem has become more polluted and noisy.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Blackbird.AI, a global leader in narrative and risk intelligence, today launched the next generation of their Constellation Platform.
  • This next generation of Blackbird's Constellation Platform enables unparalleled narrative comprehension to users, decoding emergent threats through the rapid deployment of Blackbird's novel and proprietary technology, to enable understanding and mitigation of novel info-cyberattacks.
  • Organizations that deploy the Constellation Platform now have the most up-to-date capabilities they need to detect influence operations, while deploying proactive countermeasures in a timely fashion.
  • "We're pleased to provide the next generation of our Constellation Platform to give our customers the advantages they need in the increasingly unpredictable and volatile information ecosystem.

FileCloud Launches Industry first Zero Trust File Sharing℠

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Zero Trust File Sharing in FileCloud will enable users to collaborate securely, not just with other employees, but also with external partners, vendors, and clients.

Key Points: 
  • Zero Trust File Sharing in FileCloud will enable users to collaborate securely, not just with other employees, but also with external partners, vendors, and clients.
  • "With FileCloud's Zero Trust File Sharing, an enterprise can implement secure file sharing throughout their network as part of a larger Zero Trust strategy," Anis Abdul, CTO, at FileCloud said.
  • Authorized users accessing the data with the Zero Trust password will also be limited in their ability to modify or manipulate the data inside the Zero Trust folder.
  • Zero Trust File Sharing creates a user-driven, hyper-secure, file-sharing container that extends collaboration beyond an organization's IT perimeter as part of a comprehensive Zero Trust strategy.