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Last Chance for Animals Teams Up With Moby to Release "Super Cow" PSA on World Vegetarian Day

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Told in gripping stop-motionanimation and featuring music by Moby, "Super Cow" follows the journey of a dairy cow named Daisy and her daring escape from slaughter.

Key Points: 
  • Told in gripping stop-motionanimation and featuring music by Moby, "Super Cow" follows the journey of a dairy cow named Daisy and her daring escape from slaughter.
  • The short film is being released to coincide with World Vegetarian Day, which is celebrated internationally every October 1, but the hope is that Daisy's story will reach a wider audience beyond the animal rights community.
  • ABOUT LAST CHANCE FOR ANIMALS:
    LCA is an international non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating animal exploitation through education, investigations, legislation, and public awareness campaigns.
  • LCA's educational and public outreach programs have empowered the public to make positive changes for animals in their communities.

The LYCRA Company Announces Collaboration With Qore® to Use QIRA® for Next Generation Bio-derived LYCRA® Fiber at Scale

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220928005020/en/
    The LYCRA Company signs an agreement with Qore LLC to enable large-scale production of bio-derived spandex.
  • The first renewable LYCRA fiber made with QIRA will be produced at The LYCRA Companys Tuas, Singapore manufacturing site in 2024.
  • For additional information on renewable LYCRA fiber, The LYCRA Company and Qore invite interested parties to contact The LYCRA Company sales representatives.
  • The LYCRA Company owns leading consumer and trade brands: LYCRA, LYCRA HyFit, LYCRA T400, COOLMAX, THERMOLITE, ELASPAN, SUPPLEX, and TACTEL.

New research shows potential of Syngenta's Enogen corn to pay financial and sustainability dividends for dairy industry

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

DOWNERS GROVE, III., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta Seeds unveiled new research today quantifying the benefits of using Enogen corn for livestock feed in dairy operations.

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  • DOWNERS GROVE, III., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta Seeds unveiled new research today quantifying the benefits of using Enogen corn for livestock feed in dairy operations.
  • Knowing that Enogen can result in a win-win for them raises its ceiling as a solution for dairy producers across North America."
  • Enogen corn contains an efficient alpha amylase enzyme that converts starch to usable sugars quickly, delivering more available energy to dairy cows while being easily digestible.
  • When fed to dairy cattle as silage, Enogen corn can increase feed efficiency for dairy farmers by about 5%2, which is highly significant when factoring in the millions of dairy cows in just the U.S. alone.

CarbonCure Launches Environmental Product Declaration Service for Concrete Producers

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CarbonCure Technologies , the global leader in carbon dioxide removal technologies for the concrete industry, today announced the launch of its environmental product declaration service, CarbonCure Express EPD.

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  • CarbonCure Technologies , the global leader in carbon dioxide removal technologies for the concrete industry, today announced the launch of its environmental product declaration service, CarbonCure Express EPD.
  • CarbonCure Express EPD leverages real-time concrete plant data to automate and streamline product-specific environmental product declaration (EPD) generation.
  • The new EPD service is CarbonCures latest offering in its platform of solutions and services for low carbon concrete manufacturing.
  • Using CarbonCure Express EPD, concrete producers can easily and cost-effectively create EPDs for their concrete products without disrupting plant operations.

Makersite Announces Sustainability Analytics Partnership With Autodesk

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Makersite , a world leader in bringing sustainability and cost insights into the early stage design process for the worlds leading brands, today announced partnering with Autodesk , the leader in product design software.

Key Points: 
  • Makersite , a world leader in bringing sustainability and cost insights into the early stage design process for the worlds leading brands, today announced partnering with Autodesk , the leader in product design software.
  • The new partnership combines Makersites environmental impact and cost data with Autodesk Fusion 360s product design data.
  • Its Autodesks intent to make designing for sustainability easily accessible, and ultimately intuitive, to product designers, said Zo Bezpalko, Autodesk Senior Design and Manufacturing Sustainability Manager.
  • Autodesk will hold its premier annual conference for product designers and manufacturers, Autodesk University, in New Orleans September 27-29, 2022.

Opus Genetics Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Global Ophthalmology Leader Dr. Adrienne Graves

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opus Genetics, a patient-first gene therapy company developing treatments for inherited retinal diseases, today announced the appointment of Adrienne Graves, Ph.D., to its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opus Genetics, a patient-first gene therapy company developing treatments for inherited retinal diseases, today announced the appointment of Adrienne Graves, Ph.D., to its board of directors.
  • Dr. Graves is the former CEO of Santen Inc., where she was responsible for growing the companys global presence and advancing multiple ophthalmic products through development to approval and commercialization.
  • Her nearly three decades of experience as a global executive and board member in the ophthalmology industry will be invaluable to Opus clinical and development efforts.
  • Opus Genetics is a groundbreaking gene therapy company for inherited retinal diseases with a unique model and purpose.

Pure Storage Extends Leadership in Sustainability, Helping Customers Make Significant Strides on Their Environmental Journey

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers the world's most advanced data storage technology and services, today announced advancements in its sustainability efforts, helping customers dramatically reduce their energy use and environmental footprint.

Key Points: 
  • Sustainability has been a part of Pure Storage's DNA from its inception as a disruptive innovator in the storage industry.
  • As sustainability and energy savings become increasingly critical to organizations around the globe, Pure is continuing to invest in helping customers achieve their environmental and energy reduction goals.
  • The new Pure1 Sustainability Assessment gives customers visibility on their environmental impact and proactively suggests optimization opportunities.
  • Customers can monitor power consumption efficiency for an entire fleet, by data center site, or at the individual array.

Mitsubishi Motors' New Generation ASX for Europe Premieres Online

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

TOKYO, Sept 21, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that Mitsubishi Motors Europe B.V., Mitsubishi Motors' subsidiary in Europe, premiered the new generation ASX for European market at an online event.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 21, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that Mitsubishi Motors Europe B.V., Mitsubishi Motors' subsidiary in Europe, premiered the new generation ASX for European market at an online event.
  • ASX (RVR or Outlander Sport in some markets), a compact SUV, is one of Mitsubishi Motors' core models which was introduced to Europe in 2010.
  • The model will be manufactured at Renault's Valladolid plant in Spain and will be in Mitsubishi Motors' showrooms in select European markets from March 2023.
  • The new generation ASX features a wide range of powertrain options to match today's varying needs in Europe.

Perfect Day Deepens Investment in Enterprise Biology Business with New Brand Identity, nth Bio, and Announces Partnership with Onego Bio

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Today, global biotechnology leader Perfect Day announces the new brand identity of its enterprise biology business nth Bio and its first publicly-announced partner, Onego Bio, Ltd.

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  • Today, global biotechnology leader Perfect Day announces the new brand identity of its enterprise biology business nth Bio and its first publicly-announced partner, Onego Bio, Ltd.
  • Onego Bio aims to use a breakthrough technology to commercialize animal-free ovalbumin, the most abundant egg white protein, with precision fermentation.
  • The Onego Bio team stands to meet that demand in a way that preserves the future of our planet.
  • We are excited to have the opportunity to work with Perfect Day to follow in their footsteps with our own Onego Bio products, said Maija Itkonen, CEO of Onego Bio.

DGAP-News: ​​​​​​​Analysis by Fraunhofer Institute confirms enormous CO2 reductions for Pyrum’s pyrolysis process compared to conventional recycling processes for end-of-life tyres

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

By comparison, the current recycling mix in Germany achieves savings of 561 kg CO2 eq.

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  • By comparison, the current recycling mix in Germany achieves savings of 561 kg CO2 eq.
  • Pascal Klein, CEO of Pyrum Innovations AG: "The enormous CO2 savings of our method surprised even us to this extent.
  • The results of the Life Cycle Assessment show us once again that our pyrolysis technology is the leading method for recycling end-of-life tyres.
  • However, the Pyrums pyrolysis process including the use of waste heat exceeds the savings by 187 kg CO2 -eq.