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Jenise Terrell wins the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:34pm

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, is proud to announce Jenise Terrell as the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award.

Key Points: 
  • MILWAUKEE, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, is proud to announce Jenise Terrell as the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award.
  • The award recognizes Ms. Terrell, Vice President of Programs, for her outstanding service and lifelong commitment to civic engagement.
  • AmeriCorps is a federal agency that brings people together to tackle the country's most pressing challenges through national service and volunteering.The annual Excellence in AmeriCorps awards are given to honor inspiring and impactful national service across the country.
  • Ms. Terrell started her journey in service as an AmeriCorps apprentice herself in 1997.

Allied Corp Provides Results of Recent Third Party Audit Confirming Production Costs and Optimization of Production

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:55am

("Allied" or the Company) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to announce the results of a third party audit that was conducted at the Allied Colombian Campus.

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  • ("Allied" or the Company) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to announce the results of a third party audit that was conducted at the Allied Colombian Campus.
  • The focus of the audit was Allieds cost of production, inventory control and optimization of its production approach.
  • On September 15th, 2021, Allied had third party auditors visit the Allied Colombian Campus.
  • Supporting the harvest output with a third party audit we believe speaks to the teams regulatory and operational achievements.

New Report Demonstrates Growing Importance of Accurate and Efficient Sales Tax Compliance for Manufacturers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

Today, the Manufacturers Alliance Foundation and Sovos released "The Changing Landscape for Sales and Use Tax Strategies," a new report that shows the extent to which tax compliance challenges are driving increasingly sophisticated process changes for manufacturers.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Manufacturers Alliance Foundation and Sovos released "The Changing Landscape for Sales and Use Tax Strategies," a new report that shows the extent to which tax compliance challenges are driving increasingly sophisticated process changes for manufacturers.
  • "With over 12,000 sales tax jurisdictions with their own rates and each state having different rules, the 2018 case really increased the need for more effective, streamlined compliance for tax departments," Manufacturers Alliance spokesperson Marie Lee observed.
  • The new joint research by Sovos and the Manufacturers Alliance Foundation assessed the implications of this new pressure on manufacturers.
  • Business strategy and technology change add considerable complexity to sales and use tax compliance - Overall, 44% of executives reported that changes in business strategy (for example, M&A) added significant complexity to the tax compliance process.

Lilt Hires National Security Veteran Dana Linnet as General Manager and Vice President, Public Sector

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lilt, the modern language service and technology provider, today announced it has hired Dana Linnet as General Manager and Vice President, Public Sector.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lilt, the modern language service and technology provider, today announced it has hired Dana Linnet as General Manager and Vice President, Public Sector.
  • In her new role, Dana will lead and grow the Lilt government practice, bringing the Lilt Platform and translation services to public sector customers.
  • As demand for our translation technology and services continues to increase within the public sector, we decided to hire a senior executive to scale this business unit," said Lilt CEO Spence Green.
  • "We are excited for Dana to lead the next chapter of our public sector organization."

Recognizing Accountability For Gender Equality

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Against a global landscape where it will take 257 years to achieve economic equality and where 90% of all Heads of State and Fortune 500 CEOs are male, global leaders from across business, non-profit and academia are standing up and today joining UN Women's new HeForShe Alliance: a unique group of ambitious leaders determined to accelerate progress towards gender equality.

Key Points: 
  • ET: https://bit.ly/2XMu9L9
    At today's online HeForShe Summit, the launch of the HeForShe Alliance signifies the beginning of a new era with a commitment to action following in the footsteps of the Generation Equality Forum earlier this summer.
  • "I am delighted to welcome this new cohort of HeForShe Champions that we hope will reach new audiences on issues that are increasingly critical to gender equality.
  • UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
  • Created by UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that invites men and boys as allies for a more equal world.

Digital Therapeutics Alliance announces new Resource Partner Program to Accelerate Access and Impact of Digital Therapeutics for Patients Worldwide

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

As member organizations complete clinical trials, receive regulatory clearance, and enter new markets, DTA's Resource Partner Program will support the burgeoning industry during a critical stage.

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  • As member organizations complete clinical trials, receive regulatory clearance, and enter new markets, DTA's Resource Partner Program will support the burgeoning industry during a critical stage.
  • DTA Resource Partners are rigorously screened and vetted in order to collaborate with members of the Alliance.
  • It's what this industry needs, and more importantly, what our patients deserve," said Jim Lang, Chief Executive Officer of EVERSANA.
  • For more information on the DTA or details regarding the Resource Partners Program please visit dtxalliance.org.

Recognizing Accountability For Gender Equality

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Against a global landscape where it will take 257 years to achieve economic equality and where 90% of all Heads of State and Fortune 500 CEOs are male, global leaders from across business, non-profit and academia are standing up and today joining UN Women's new HeForShe Alliance: a unique group of ambitious leaders determined to accelerate progress towards gender equality.

Key Points: 
  • ET: https://bit.ly/2XMu9L9
    At today's online HeForShe Summit, the launch of the HeForShe Alliance signifies the beginning of a new era with a commitment to action following in the footsteps of the Generation Equality Forum earlier this summer.
  • "I am delighted to welcome this new cohort of HeForShe Champions that we hope will reach new audiences on issues that are increasingly critical to gender equality.
  • UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
  • Created by UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that invites men and boys as allies for a more equal world.

DFC and Citi Risk Management Solution Helps Gavi Strengthen the Foundations of the COVAX Facility

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), in conjunction with Citi, today announced it is providing a risk management solution to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), to mitigate risk and overcome financial hurdles with governments that are funding COVID-19 vaccine purchases through the COVAX Facility.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), in conjunction with Citi, today announced it is providing a risk management solution to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi), to mitigate risk and overcome financial hurdles with governments that are funding COVID-19 vaccine purchases through the COVAX Facility.
  • The risk management solution provided by the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation will strengthen COVAXs ability to pursue that mission, and we are grateful to DFC, the U.S. government and Citi for that important support.
  • Citis Export & Agency Finance acted as the sole financial advisor throughout the stages of establishing the political risk insurance framework for Gavi.
  • Linklaters LLP provided legal counsel to Gavi on the DFC risk management solution.

15 John Hancock wholesalers recognized as 2021 Advisor Allies by National Association of Plan Advisors

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

BOSTON, MA, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) recently announced its Top 100 Advisor Allies for 2021, an annual list of the top 100 Defined Contribution (DC) Wholesalers, as selected by retirement plan advisors.

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  • BOSTON, MA, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) recently announced its Top 100 Advisor Allies for 2021, an annual list of the top 100 Defined Contribution (DC) Wholesalers, as selected by retirement plan advisors.
  • John Hancock Retirement and John Hancock Investment Management collectively represent 15 spots on the top 100 Advisor Allies list this year and five of these wholesalers were recognized as Top 10 Allies in their respective categories.
  • For the third year in a row, John Hancock Retirement and John Hancock Investment Management wholesalers represented the most Advisor Allies on NAPA's list.
  • John Hancock wholesalers listed among NAPA's 2021 Top 100 Advisor Allies:
    For more information on John Hancock Retirement, please click here .

Prostate Cancer Impact Alliance Seeks to Improve Patient Outcomes through Collaboration

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Prostate Cancer Impact Alliance (PCIA) has brought together a formidable and diverse group of researchers, patient advocacy groups, physicians and health professionals within the prostate cancer community in a dedicated effort to advance education about, research into, and access to high quality care for men with prostate cancer.

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  • BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Prostate Cancer Impact Alliance (PCIA) has brought together a formidable and diverse group of researchers, patient advocacy groups, physicians and health professionals within the prostate cancer community in a dedicated effort to advance education about, research into, and access to high quality care for men with prostate cancer.
  • According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American men.In 2021, an estimated 248,530 men will be newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, a nearly 30 percent increase over 2020 statistics.
  • "Members of the PCIA share a bold vision and by joining forces we intend to scale our network, improve health outcomes and make a profound impact on the prostate cancer community, including the millions of men living with the disease."
  • Prostate Cancer Impact Alliance is a collection of diverse stakeholders within the prostate cancer community working together toward increased awareness and access for prostate cancer treatments.