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Northwestern Mutual Strengthens Milwaukee's Cultural Scene with Nearly $3 Million in Grants

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual is committed to helping the company's hometown of Milwaukee flourish as a great place to live, work and visit. Recently named as one of the best places to travel in 2023, Milwaukee and its cultural scene are on an upward trajectory. Today, Northwestern Mutual announced nearly $3 million in grants to help sustain Milwaukee's growth and support the city's leading destinations.

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  • Recently named as one of the best places to travel in 2023, Milwaukee and its cultural scene are on an upward trajectory.
  • Today, Northwestern Mutual announced nearly $3 millionin grants to help sustain Milwaukee's growth and support the city's leading destinations.
  • "Milwaukee is a great city, and Northwestern Mutual is proud to play a role in ensuring these culturally enriching experiences and organizations are here to stay."
  • Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries.

AgroAmerica, for the Third Consecutive Year, Ranks in the Top Ten of SPOTT’s ESG Ranking

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

The results were published by the renowned Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit SPOTT- www.spott.org

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  • The results were published by the renowned Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit SPOTT- www.spott.org
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    AgroAmerica is a world-class agro-industrial corporation dedicated to providing worldwide customers with sustainable, quality food of highest international standards.
  • "Through the SPOTT assessment, we demonstrate our commitment to purpose-driven and effective ESG management for the benefit of our stakeholders and the planet.
  • The diligence and dedication of our employees have allowed us to achieve great results.

69% average decline in wildlife populations since 1970, says new WWF report

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean have fared worst, with an average decline of 94%.

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  • Populations in Latin America and the Caribbean have fared worst, with an average decline of 94%.
  • These plunges in wildlife populations can have dire consequences for our health and economies, says Rebecca Shaw, global chief scientist of WWF.
  • When wildlife populations decline to this degree, it means dramatic changes are impacting their habitats and the food and water they rely on.
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    The 2022 global Living Planet Index (LPI) shows an average 69% decline in monitored vertebrate wildlife populations.

WWF’s Living Planet Report reveals a devastating 69% drop in wildlife populations on average in less than a lifetime

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Toronto, Oct. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monitored wildlife populations mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have seen a devastating 69 per cent drop on average since 1970 according to WWFs Living Planet Report (LPR) 2022.

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  • Toronto, Oct. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monitored wildlife populations mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have seen a devastating 69 per cent drop on average since 1970 according to WWFs Living Planet Report (LPR) 2022.
  • In fact, the Living Planet Report Canada 2020 showed that species of global conservation concern assessed as threatened on the IUCN Red List declined in Canada by 42%, on average, from 19702016.
  • The biggest declines globally were seen in monitored freshwater populations, which have fallen by an average of 83 per cent.
  • Habitat loss and barriers to migration routes are responsible for about half of the threats to monitored migratory fish species.

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s International Conservation Center Earns American Humane Certified™ Seal for Exceptional Animal Welfare

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Humane , the countrys first national humane organization and the worlds largest certifier of animal welfare practices, today announced that Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquariums International Conservation Center has earned the American Humane Certified seal, demonstrating the exceptional welfare and treatment provided to animals in its care.

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  • WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Humane , the countrys first national humane organization and the worlds largest certifier of animal welfare practices, today announced that Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquariums International Conservation Center has earned the American Humane Certified seal, demonstrating the exceptional welfare and treatment provided to animals in its care.
  • The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has been an American Humane certified facility since 2016.
  • The Zoological Society of Pittsburgh owns and operates the International Conservation Center (ICC) and the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
  • The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is American Humane Conservation-certified, a member of American Humane, and accredited by the Zoological Association of America.

Kohl’s Reinforces Commitment to Milwaukee Hometown Partners With More Than $2 Million in Donations

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Monday, July 18, 2022

This renewal includes five hometown partners that help advance BIPOC communities, making progress against the companys commitment to give $20 million in support of diverse communities by 2025.

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  • This renewal includes five hometown partners that help advance BIPOC communities, making progress against the companys commitment to give $20 million in support of diverse communities by 2025.
  • With these commitments, Kohls will continue its partnerships with Acts Housing, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, Employ Milwaukee, Greater Milwaukee Urban League, Milwaukee Art Museum, Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin, Safe & Sound, and Zoological Society of Milwaukee.
  • Kohls hometown partners touch a wide range of social causes, which continue to be a priority for our community.
  • To learn more about Kohls commitment to local partners in the Milwaukee community, visit Corporate.Kohls.com .

AgroAmerica Ranks Among World’s Top 5 Most Sustainable Companies and Reaches 92% of PRI Expectations Score

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

The SPOTT platform promotes the transparency of companies by disclosing their policies, practices, and commitments related to ESG issues.

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  • The SPOTT platform promotes the transparency of companies by disclosing their policies, practices, and commitments related to ESG issues.
  • Investors can use this to assess companies against the expectations set out in the Investor Expectation Statement on Sustainable Palm Oil.
  • AgroAmerica is and will continue to be an agent of change for the regeneration and restoration of our planet and the well-being of its people.
  • SPOTT Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit is a free, online platform supporting sustainable commodity production and trade.

R.E.A. Holdings plc: Trading update

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Thursday, January 27, 2022

High levels of rainfall not only inhibit evacuation of FFB but also delay road upkeep programmes thereby exacerbating evacuation problems.

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  • High levels of rainfall not only inhibit evacuation of FFB but also delay road upkeep programmes thereby exacerbating evacuation problems.
  • The average selling price for the group's CPKO, on the same basis, was $1,157 per tonne (2020: $615 per tonne).
  • The group's vaccination programme accelerated through the year, with over 12,000 doses administered to employees and their families during 2021.
  • The group will aim to enhance returns from the agricultural operations by the resumption of extension planting and increased operational efficiency.

Teamsters Local 727 Files Unfair Labor Practice And Grievance Against Chicago Zoological Society Demanding Reinstatement Of Furloughed Members

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Monday, April 6, 2020

CHICAGO, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Since the onset of COVID-19 in the United States, many have referred to the Teamsters Local 727 members employed by the Chicago Zoological Society at the Brookfield Zoo as hidden heroes.

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  • CHICAGO, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Since the onset of COVID-19 in the United States, many have referred to the Teamsters Local 727 members employed by the Chicago Zoological Society at the Brookfield Zoo as hidden heroes.
  • Brookfield Zoo has never been just a jobit is a home for animals and workers, alike," said John Coli Jr, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727.
  • "The union is doing anything and everything we can to think of to get our furloughed Teamsters Local 727 members back to work as soon as possible.
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    SOURCE Teamsters Local Union 727, Park Ridge, Illinois

Kohl’s Donates $1.5 Million to Zoological Society of Milwaukee

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Kohls (NYSE: KSS) today announced a donation of $1.5 million over three years to the Zoological Society of Milwaukee to continue the Kohls Wild Theater (KWT) program at the Milwaukee County Zoo .

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  • Kohls (NYSE: KSS) today announced a donation of $1.5 million over three years to the Zoological Society of Milwaukee to continue the Kohls Wild Theater (KWT) program at the Milwaukee County Zoo .
  • Kohls Wild Theater performs for children and their families not only at the Milwaukee County Zoo but also at schools, festivals, and community events.
  • Kohls is happy to be continuing its partnership with the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.
  • Kohls Wild Theater strengthens and enhances our conservation education mission, providing a powerful avenue to serve and engage our community, said Jodi Gibson, Zoological Society of Milwaukee president and CEO.