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New Research From BRITA and WDC Warns Plastic Pollution is Jeopardising Sea's Crucial Role in Fighting Climate Change

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:40pm

The report, launched to mark World CleanUp Day, also reveals that plastic not only pollutes our ocean, affecting more whale and dolphin species with every year, but it also exacerbates climate change.

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  • The report, launched to mark World CleanUp Day, also reveals that plastic not only pollutes our ocean, affecting more whale and dolphin species with every year, but it also exacerbates climate change.
  • And while plastic waste has long been a problem, production of plastic waste has increased worldwide during the pandemic, meaning urgent action is needed to stem the tide.
  • Rebecca Widdowson, Marketing Director of BRITA UK, said: "Single-use plastics are having a detrimental impact on our ocean, with severe repercussions for whales and dolphins and also climate change.
  • BRITA UK and WDC are urging consumers to help save whales and dolphins from increased plastic pollution whilst ensuring nature's carbon absorbing machine, the ocean, can continue to thrive.

Western Digital’s Ambitious Carbon Reduction Goals Approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) , has approved its greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, which are in line with the Paris Agreement and SBTi criteria and requirements.

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  • Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) , has approved its greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, which are in line with the Paris Agreement and SBTi criteria and requirements.
  • Science-based targets are emissions reduction goals in line with what the latest climate science says is needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.
  • "We congratulate Western Digital on setting science-based targets consistent with limiting warming to 1.5C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement," said Alberto Carrillo Pineda, Managing Director, Science Based Targets at CDP, one of the Science Based Targets initiative partners.
  • "By setting ambitious science-based targets grounded in climate science, Western Digital is taking action to prevent the most damaging effects of climate change."

Aaron's & NFL Legend Deliver Dream Homes To Two Single Moms

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 9:15pm

Aaron's collaborated with WDC on the two surprises, which marked the 193rd and 194th home celebrations for the organization.

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  • Aaron's collaborated with WDC on the two surprises, which marked the 193rd and 194th home celebrations for the organization.
  • "Homes for the Holidays" rewards single parents who are actively working to achieve first-time homeownership by alleviating additional financial burdens that can come with establishing a new home.
  • Upon entering their new dream home, one of Cieara's youngest children exclaimed, "I want to stay here forever!"
  • Since 1997, "Homes for the Holidays" has rewarded 194 single parents nationwide who have achieved first-time homeownership.

Western Digital Reimagines the Hard Drive

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 4:55pm

At the companys HDD Reimagine event today, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) introduced a new flash-enhanced drive architecture that breaks traditional boundaries of storage.

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  • At the companys HDD Reimagine event today, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) introduced a new flash-enhanced drive architecture that breaks traditional boundaries of storage.
  • Setting a new industry milestone, Western Digital has shipped samples of new nine-disk, 20TB ePMR flash-enhanced drives with OptiNAND technology to select customers.
  • Western Digital has a history of hard drive architecture innovations, such as when HGST (now part of Western Digital) first hermetically sealed and shipped helium HDDs in 2013, said Ed Burns, research director for hard disk drives at IDC.
  • As the only company manufacturing both flash and HDDs, Western Digital can uniquely leverage their in-house capabilities to extend the areal density curve of ePMR drives for generations to come, helping customers meet the growing demands of a digital economy.

Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale Names Six Top Interior Designers for September Jackson Hole Designer Show House Including Max Humphrey Custom Porch Space

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 6:00am

Constructed in the middle of the 28,000-square-foot showroom, the eclectic and artful house features six life-size spaces exclusively designed for the WDC Exhibit + Sale.

Key Points: 
  • Constructed in the middle of the 28,000-square-foot showroom, the eclectic and artful house features six life-size spaces exclusively designed for the WDC Exhibit + Sale.
  • The Designer Show House at the Western Design Conference Exhibit & Sale is sponsored by Deanna Briggs , Jackson Hole Sotheby's International Realty.
  • About the Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale:
    The annual Western Design Exhibit + Sale is a four-day, multimillion-dollar event that brings together craftspeople, collectors, interior designers, architects, and fashion designers with a love of the West.
  • The Western Design Exhibit + Sale moved to Jackson Hole in 2007, where Executive Director Allison Merritt continues the strong commitment to Western arts in Wyoming while expanding the reach of the show.

Western Digital to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 11:00pm

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced management participation in the upcoming investor conference:

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  • Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced management participation in the upcoming investor conference:
    The virtual presentation will be available as a live webcast, accessible through Western Digitals Investor Relations website at investor.wdc.com .
  • Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive.
  • Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk, and WD brands.
  • 2021 Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates.

Western Digital Announces Virtual Investor Event to Showcase the Benefits of Developing Flash and Hard Drive Technology on July 15, 2021

Friday, July 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) will host a virtual investor event on Thursday, July 15 beginning at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) will host a virtual investor event on Thursday, July 15 beginning at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m.
  • The presentation will be hosted by Dr. Siva Sivaram, President of Technology and Strategy.
  • Registration for the live webcast will be accessible through Western Digitals Investor Relations website at investor.wdc.com .
  • Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions deliver the possibilities of data.

Western Digital Appoints Dr. Thomas Caulfield and Miyuki Suzuki to Its Board of Directors

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 1:45pm

Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that Dr. Thomas (Tom) Caulfield and Miyuki Suzuki have been appointed to its board of directors effective July 6, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that Dr. Thomas (Tom) Caulfield and Miyuki Suzuki have been appointed to its board of directors effective July 6, 2021.
  • Both Tom and Miyuki have strong track records of professional success and deep subject-matter expertise that will add valuable perspective to Western Digital.
  • Western Digital data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk and WD brands.
  • Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, G-Technology, SanDisk, and WD are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries.

Western Digital to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:39am

b'Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced management participation in the upcoming investor conferences:\nJ.P.

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  • b'Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced management participation in the upcoming investor conferences:\nJ.P.
  • Morgan 49th Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference\nThe virtual presentations will be available as a live webcast, accessible through Western Digital\xe2\x80\x99s Investor Relations website at investor.wdc.com .
  • An archived replay will be accessible through the website shortly after the conclusion of each presentation.\nWestern Digital creates environments for data to thrive.
  • Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital\xc2\xae, G-Technology\xe2\x84\xa2, SanDisk\xc2\xae, and WD\xc2\xae brands.\n\xc2\xa9 2021 Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates.

Western Digital Receives 2020 Pro Patria Award for Exemplary Support of Guard and Reserve Employees

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b"Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today it has received the 2020 Pro Patria Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program.

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  • b"Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today it has received the 2020 Pro Patria Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense program.
  • The highest-level honor bestowed by the California ESGR state committee, the award recognizes employers that demonstrate steadfast and exemplary support to National Guard and Reserve employees.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital\xc2\xae, G-Technology\xe2\x84\xa2, SanDisk\xc2\xae, and WD\xc2\xae brands.\n\xc2\xa9 2021 Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates.
  • All rights reserved.\nWestern Digital and the Western Digital logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries.