Economic impact analysis

ALLY Energy™ Names Finalists for 6th Annual GRIT Awards and Best Energy Workplaces

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Friday, September 23, 2022

HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --  ALLY Energy is proud to announce the 6th Annual GRIT Awards and Best Energy Workplaces will be held on October 26, 2022, at The Bell Tower on 34th Street in Houston, Texas and online with thousands expected. The awards are regarded by many as the most prestigious, significant recognition in the energy industry worldwide. Nominations are open to the public. The shortlisted finalists include 75 leaders, 21 teams, and 15 companies with representation across the globe in oil and gas, power and utilities, wind, solar, hydrogen, nuclear, climate tech startups, and academia. To learn more, register or sponsor the GRIT Awards, visit here.

Key Points: 
  • The awards are regarded by many as the most prestigious, significant recognition in the energy industry worldwide.
  • "This year's GRIT Awards and Best Energy Workplaces finalists are a diverse cohort of game-changing entrepreneurs, gritty leaders, collaborative teams, and companies committed to combatting climate change.
  • The energy workforce is doing great things to transform our energy ecosystem and we're excited to spotlight exceptional talent and culture," said Katie Mehnert, Founder and CEO of ALLY Energy.
  • ALLY Energy is committed to a fair and equitable process and in 2022 launched advanced bias-reduction technology to assess candidates more equitably.

U.S. Produce Industry Economic Impact Study Shows Return to Pre-Covid Employment, Wages

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Friday, September 23, 2022

The findings highlight that the industry plays a significant economic role in each state, adding $339.4 billion to the national output in 2022.

Key Points: 
  • The findings highlight that the industry plays a significant economic role in each state, adding $339.4 billion to the national output in 2022.
  • In addition, federal, state, and local taxes generated by the industry, and the spin-off industry sales their activity generates, total $43.7 billion per year.
  • Examining total employment in detail shows over 600,000 jobs, or 54 percent of the industry, are workers in the production sector.
  • This report shows the impact of delayed labor reform on the workforce, which will continue to impact consumers at foodservice and in grocery stores."

Fraser Institute News Release: Alberta experienced largest economic decline during pandemic’s first year, Quebec saw sharpest employment decline

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The Atlantic provinces and British Columbia, on the other hand, were hit less hard with real GDP declines of between 3 per cent and 4 per cent.

Key Points: 
  • The Atlantic provinces and British Columbia, on the other hand, were hit less hard with real GDP declines of between 3 per cent and 4 per cent.
  • and Ontario experienced the biggest economic rebounds, with real GDP growing more than six per cent respectively followed by Alberta and Saskatchewan (more than 5 per cent).
  • On the employment front, during the first few months of the pandemic (January 2020 to April 2020), Quebec experienced the largest drop in employment levels at approximately 19 per cent.
  • The economic costs of COVID will likely be long-lasting as Canada struggles to fully recover, Di Matteo said.

WTTC reveals new data signaling the recovery of international travel to the U.S.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

DALLAS, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New data released today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its partner ForwardKeys on international flight booking trends, reveals the long-awaited recovery of international traveler spending in the U.S. is finally underway.

Key Points: 
  • Simpson continued: "This finding echoes our previous study showing the U.S. lagging other countries in international visitors, resulting in a slower-than-expected recovery of international tourism revenue."
  • But more international travel is key to ensuring the pace and scale of full recovery."
  • The World Travel & Tourism Council ( WTTC ) represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector.
  • ForwardKeys is a world-leading provider of travel trends and insights, with the most comprehensive air ticketing data in the industry.

Radiology Information Systems Industry Trends and Opportunity Assessment, 2022-2027, by Type, Deployment Mode, Component, and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

The "Radiology Information Systems Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Radiology Information Systems Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global radiology information systems market is expected to register a CAGR of nearly 7.3% during the forecast period, 2022-2027.
  • This is likely to have affected the demand for radiology information systems as they are used to analyze data from radiology units.
  • The increasing incidence rate of chronic diseases like cancer is driving the demand for radiology information systems in the market.

New Study: Proposed Change to Commission Structure Threatens Equitable Access to Housing

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Monday, July 11, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS, July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study has found that requiring prospective homebuyers to pay real estate agents directly out of pocket would significantly suppress home buying opportunities for large segments of the population. "Be Careful What You Ask For: The Economic Impact of Changing the Structure of Real Estate Agent Fees," illustrates how the changes would most significantly affect Black, Hispanic/Latino, first-time, and low- and middle-income buyers. The independent study was requisitioned by HomeServices of America as part of the company's ongoing efforts to support equity in home buying.

Key Points: 
  • Given the possible negative impact to homebuyers, HomeServices of America requisitioned an independent study to evaluate its concerns about the proposed change.
  • "Changing the current compensation structure could affect potential buyers' ability to qualify for a mortgage and purchase a home," said lead author Schnare.
  • Key study findings regarding decoupling commissions include:
    The greatest harm would be to first-time, low-income, middle-income and racially underrepresented buyers.
  • A significant segment of the housing market would likely be negatively affected by decoupling commissions.

unitQ Launches New Tool Enabling Organizations to Determine Impact of Fixing Product Quality Issues to Reduce Churn, Enhance Brand Loyalty

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Impact Analysis is a first-of-its-kind tool utilizing machine learning enabling organizations to surface critical product quality issues and determine the impact of fixing them.

Key Points: 
  • Impact Analysis is a first-of-its-kind tool utilizing machine learning enabling organizations to surface critical product quality issues and determine the impact of fixing them.
  • The Impact Analysis tool is cross-functionally built to work across different teams from support, to product, to engineering and marketing.
  • In addition, Impact Analysis calculates how much an organization's unitQ Score and Internal unitQ Score could be boosted by fixing customer-surfaced issues.
  • A unitQ Score allows companies to measure product quality against other organizations in the same industry with Apple App Store and the Google Play Store reviews.

Pacific Institute Launches Water and Climate Equity Strategy for United States

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Oakland, California July 11, 2022 The Pacific Institute, a global nonpartisan water think tank working to catalyze the transformation to water resilience by 2030, today launched its new Water and Climate Equity strategy.

Key Points: 
  • Oakland, California July 11, 2022 The Pacific Institute, a global nonpartisan water think tank working to catalyze the transformation to water resilience by 2030, today launched its new Water and Climate Equity strategy.
  • Millions of people in the United States still lack access to clean water, lack basic plumbing, or rely on water systems with safety violations.
  • The Pacific Institute focuses its water research in three areas: nature-based solutions, water efficiency and reuse, and water and climate equity.
  • The Water and Climate Equity strategy may be expanded beyond the United States during future years, building on the Pacific Institutes global water research and partnerships.

Global Pandemic Spreads Already Limited Local Government Cyber Defense Capabilities Even Thinner

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

TAMPA BAY, Fla., May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced the release of an updated version of The Economic Impact of Cyber Attacks on Municipalities report.

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, the new report revealed that ransomware is still the preferred method of cyber attacks against municipalities and continues to be a leading consequence of social engineering.
  • "Ransomware attacks continue to plague state and local governments on an all too regular basis," said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4.
  • As the world continues to change and work through the COVID-19 pandemic, the time to act and prepare for potential cyber attacks is now".
  • Tens of thousands of organizations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilize their end users as the last line of defense.

KraneShares Lists Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility ESG Screened UCITS ETF (Ticker: KARS) on the London Stock Exchange

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Thursday, May 26, 2022

"We are pleased to launch our flagship electric vehicle & future mobility ETF, KARS, for UCITS investors," said Dr. Xiaolin Chen Head of International at KraneShares.

Key Points: 
  • "We are pleased to launch our flagship electric vehicle & future mobility ETF, KARS, for UCITS investors," said Dr. Xiaolin Chen Head of International at KraneShares.
  • We believe global electric vehicle adoption will be a multi-decade secular investment opportunity that UCITS investors can now access through our KARS UCITS ETF."
  • "We are in the early phase of a multi-decade global mega-trend with electric vehicle and future mobility adoption," said Jonathan Krane, CEO of KraneShares.
  • For more information on the KraneShares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility ESG Screened UCITS ETF visit: kraneshares.eu/karsln
    Krane Funds Advisors, LLC is the investment manager for KraneShares ETFs.