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K92 Mining Publishes Latest Sustainability Report Outlining Significant Achievements in ESG

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:30am

This is K92s second annual sustainability report, outlining the environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and performance of the Company.

Key Points: 
  • This is K92s second annual sustainability report, outlining the environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and performance of the Company.
  • The report also marks another significant improvement in disclosure and is in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Metals and Mining Standard.
  • The 2020 Sustainability Report is available on the K92 website at the following link: https://k92mining.com/responsible-mining/
    95% of workforce PNG Nationals with priority hiring from local communities.
  • We have also improved the disclosure contained in the report to become our first sustainability report outlining ESG practices and performance in accordance with the SASB Metals and Mining standard.

MSP Recovery Announces Several New Partnerships

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:38pm

Since the business combination announcement in July, MSP Recovery has continued to evolve and has entered into new partnerships and created new platforms.

Key Points: 
  • Since the business combination announcement in July, MSP Recovery has continued to evolve and has entered into new partnerships and created new platforms.
  • MSP Recoverys claims recovery portfolio continues to expand as we have secured more claims from new and existing clients since announcing the business combination with Lionheart in July, said MSP Recovery Founder and CEO, John H. Ruiz.
  • These additional claims and expanded capabilities through new partnerships are a testament to the innovations MSP Recovery continues to pioneer.
  • MSP Recovery is proud to partner with Tokenology, combining Tokenologys blockchain-centric financial technology with MSP Recoverys strong data analytics platform.

Schneider Electric Accelerates and Expands Global Sustainability Consulting Business

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 5:29pm

Schneider Electric , the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and recognized by the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index as the worlds most sustainable corporation in 2021, has announced the acceleration of its global sustainability consulting business to meet the increasing demand of organizations making meaningful progress on their energy transition and decarbonization goals.

Key Points: 
  • Schneider Electric , the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and recognized by the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index as the worlds most sustainable corporation in 2021, has announced the acceleration of its global sustainability consulting business to meet the increasing demand of organizations making meaningful progress on their energy transition and decarbonization goals.
  • The accelerated growth in consulting will supplement the companys 10-year track record of success in energy and sustainability services.
  • Schneider Electric is already one of the largest energy managers in the world by volume, managing, on average, more than USD$30B in global energy spend every year on behalf of its customers.
  • By growing our consulting business, we can help our clients accelerate this momentum, said Schneider Electric consulting group president Susan Uthayakumar.

Away Announces Annual Designer Collaboration Series

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the global lifestyle brand Away announced an annual designer collaboration series, a first-of-its-kind collaboration program for the brand.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the global lifestyle brand Away announced an annual designer collaboration series, a first-of-its-kind collaboration program for the brand.
  • The collaboration with Liang, Adeola, and Choi, launching Thursday, October 14, marks the first cohort of Away's designer collaboration program, an initiative that will continue as a multi-year series.
  • "Away's designer collaboration series is an exciting new chapter for our brand which I'm thrilled to introduce to our global community of travelers, as well as to the dedicated fans of Sandy, Tia, and Ji.
  • This is an exciting start to our annual collaboration program and eager to see how future iterations come together!"

Justin Sun Acquired NFTs of Digital Zones for $2 Million

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:02pm

In tandem with the NFT, Mitchell F. Chan also wrote a detailed bluebook for his Digital Zones, and its limited hard copies will also be available.

Key Points: 
  • In tandem with the NFT, Mitchell F. Chan also wrote a detailed bluebook for his Digital Zones, and its limited hard copies will also be available.
  • The blue book details the history of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital assets, and their relationship with Yves Klein's artworks.
  • Digital Zones, short for Digital Zones of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility, is a limited edition NFT issued by artist Mitchell F. Chan in August, 2017.
  • Chan produced eight series of Digital Zones, containing 101 NFTs in total, with ten for each series from Series 1 to Series 7 and 31 for Series 0.

MSP Recovery and Palantir Partner to Transform Connectivity Across the U.S. Healthcare System

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 11:30am

MSP Recovery, LLC (MSP or MSP Recovery), a Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and secondary payer reimbursement recovery leader today announced the formation of a partnership to transform legal, data, and healthcare delivery into one united ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • MSP Recovery, LLC (MSP or MSP Recovery), a Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and secondary payer reimbursement recovery leader today announced the formation of a partnership to transform legal, data, and healthcare delivery into one united ecosystem.
  • MSP will provide the detailed underlying legal, data and healthcare knowledge, utilizing Palantir Foundry as the foundation of the data ecosystem.
  • The U.S. healthcare system has the most knowledgeable and qualified doctors and healthcare practitioners, says MSP Recovery Founder and CEO, John H. Ruiz.
  • MSP Recovery has built deep expertise in the complexities of the United States healthcare system and MSP is using that expertise to disrupt the antiquated healthcare reimbursement system.

Firmenich Reports Robust FY 2021 Sustainability Performance

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

The pandemic and recent climate events show we need to keep on turbocharging our leadership across the ESG spectrum," said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO Firmenich.

Key Points: 
  • The pandemic and recent climate events show we need to keep on turbocharging our leadership across the ESG spectrum," said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO Firmenich.
  • Embracing Nature: In 2021, Firmenich became the first company in the world to achieve full verified Biodiversity Risk Management (ABS).
  • The Firmenich ESG Report 2021 is aligned with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the SASB Materiality Map and is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) standards.
  • Firmenich had an annual turnover of 4.3 billion Swiss Francs at end June 2021.

Firmenich Reports Robust FY 2021 Sustainability Performance

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

GENEVA, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, today releases its annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, detailing the Group's robust ESG performance in Fiscal Year 2021. Building on its leadership in Responsible Business, Firmenich has stepped up progress towards its ground-breaking 2025 ESG goals across three key areas: climate, nature and people.

Key Points: 
  • The pandemic and recent climate events show we need to keep on turbocharging our leadership across the ESG spectrum," said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO Firmenich.
  • Embracing Nature: In 2021, Firmenich became the first company in the world to achieve full verified Biodiversity Risk Management (ABS).
  • The Firmenich ESG Report 2021 is aligned with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the SASB Materiality Map and is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) standards.
  • Firmenich had an annual turnover of 4.3 billion Swiss Francs at end June 2021.

ICMM makes landmark climate commitment to net zero by 2050 or sooner

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 8:00am

The High-Level Climate Action Champions encourage members to strive to set the most ambitious science-based targets possible in line with the criteria of the Race to Zero campaign."

Key Points: 
  • The High-Level Climate Action Champions encourage members to strive to set the most ambitious science-based targets possible in line with the criteria of the Race to Zero campaign."
  • Thesecommitmentsare additional to and have been incorporated into an update ofICMM's Climate Change Position Statement which had several pre-existing commitments on performance and disclosure.
  • Action on climate change is an integral part of ICMM's Mining Principles , representing the comprehensive commitment toaresponsible miningand metals industry.
  • ICMM is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry.

ICMM makes landmark climate commitment to net zero by 2050 or sooner

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 8:00am

The High-Level Climate Action Champions encourage members to strive to set the most ambitious science-based targets possible in line with the criteria of the Race to Zero campaign."

Key Points: 
  • The High-Level Climate Action Champions encourage members to strive to set the most ambitious science-based targets possible in line with the criteria of the Race to Zero campaign."
  • Thesecommitmentsare additional to and have been incorporated into an update ofICMM's Climate Change Position Statement which had several pre-existing commitments on performance and disclosure.
  • Action on climate change is an integral part of ICMM's Mining Principles , representing the comprehensive commitment toaresponsible miningand metals industry.
  • ICMM is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry.