Organizations

Falcon.io Announces It Will Provide Free Services to Global Health Organizations, Following an Initiative Led by Messenger

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

"As is common in any crisis, people are using digital channels like Messenger to stay connected and get information from trusted health authorities that are on the front lines fighting this global pandemic," Messenger said in a statement announcing the initiative .

Key Points: 
  • "As is common in any crisis, people are using digital channels like Messenger to stay connected and get information from trusted health authorities that are on the front lines fighting this global pandemic," Messenger said in a statement announcing the initiative .
  • Our developer partners have offered to provide their services free of charge to these organizations during this crisis."
  • Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.
  • For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud, visit www.cision.com and follow Cision on Twitter @Cision.

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation Issues Stockholder Letter

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (NASDAQ: OCSL) (Oaktree Specialty Lending, OCSL or we), a specialty finance company, today issued a letter to its stockholders providing a business update amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • LOS ANGELES, CA, March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (NASDAQ: OCSL) (Oaktree Specialty Lending, OCSL or we), a specialty finance company, today issued a letter to its stockholders providing a business update amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • We want to assure you that Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), OCSLs investment adviser, has taken several measures to keep its employees safe and business functions operational.
  • Oaktree has implemented its business continuity plans and has successfully transitioned into a virtual company with nearly all its employees working remotely around the world.
  • As a result, Oaktree believes it remains well-positioned to safely and effectively manage OCSL and its other managed funds and accounts.

Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation Issues Shareholder Letter

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSI) is a specialty finance company dedicated to providing customized capital solutions for middle-market companies in both the syndicated and private placement markets.

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  • Oaktree Strategic Income Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSI) is a specialty finance company dedicated to providing customized capital solutions for middle-market companies in both the syndicated and private placement markets.
  • OCSI is regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and is managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. For additional information, please visit Oaktree Strategic Income's website at www.oaktreestrategicincome.com .
  • Some of the statements in this press release constitute forward-looking statements because they relate to future events or OCSIs future performance or financial condition.
  • In addition, words such as anticipate, believe, expect, seek, plan, should, estimate, project and intend indicate forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements include these words.

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation Commits Global Support to Aid Communities, Individuals and Associates Impacted by COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:30pm

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable giving organization focused on supporting health-related causes that enrich the global community, has committed $1 million to support communities, individuals and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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  • The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable giving organization focused on supporting health-related causes that enrich the global community, has committed $1 million to support communities, individuals and nonprofits impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • The Foundation also recognizes that nonprofit organizations, like many industries, will face unprecedented challenges in the coming days and months.
  • As the philanthropic arm of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, the Foundation is aligned in its mission to support efficient and safe access to pharmaceutical care around the globe.
  • The AmerisourceBergen Foundation is an independent not-for-profit charitable giving organization established by AmerisourceBergen Corporation to support health-related causes that enrich that global community.

Budweiser Canada Will Redirect a Portion of Sports Investments to Support Those on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Through the Canadian Red Cross

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:00am

Exploring a potential role in training for essential frontline personnel (community workers) on the use of masks, gloves and gowns.

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  • Exploring a potential role in training for essential frontline personnel (community workers) on the use of masks, gloves and gowns.
  • "This generous gift from Budweiser Canada will help the Canadian Red Cross continue its vital work in supporting those most vulnerable during these very challenging times."
  • Here in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster.
  • As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and throughout the world.

Unifor salutes workers for delivering Canadian customer service in a crisis

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:59am

"Unifor members across the country are stepping into new roles and taking customer service calls, keeping Canadians connected."

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  • "Unifor members across the country are stepping into new roles and taking customer service calls, keeping Canadians connected."
  • Several overseas call centres are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing customer service calls back to Canada.
  • Since the closure of international call centres, Unifor members in several different certifications have retrained to take customer service calls at home.
  • "Unifor members are ready to serve business and residential clients through the crisis and in the future," said Renaud Gagn, Unifor Quebec Director.

Falcon.io Announces It Will Provide Free Services to Global Health Organizations, Following an Initiative Led by Messenger

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 8:00am

"As is common in any crisis, people are using digital channels like Messenger to stay connected and get information from trusted health authorities that are on the front lines fighting this global pandemic," Messenger said in a statement announcing the initiative .

Key Points: 
  • "As is common in any crisis, people are using digital channels like Messenger to stay connected and get information from trusted health authorities that are on the front lines fighting this global pandemic," Messenger said in a statement announcing the initiative .
  • Our developer partners have offered to provide their services free of charge to these organizations during this crisis."
  • Cision Ltd. is a leading global provider of earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals.
  • For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud, visit www.cision.com and follow Cision on Twitter @Cision.

Press release - COVID-19: Parliament approves crucial EU support measures

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00am

These measures are meant to channel 37 billion from available EU funds as soon as possible to citizens, regions and countries hit the hardest by the Coronavirus pandemic.

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  • These measures are meant to channel 37 billion from available EU funds as soon as possible to citizens, regions and countries hit the hardest by the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • The funds will be directed towards healthcare systems, SMEs, labour markets and other vulnerable parts of EU member states economies.
  • The measures will make up to 800 million available for European countries in 2020.
  • The adopted measures will enter into force once published in the Official Journal of the European Union in the coming days.

World Services Group (WSG) Launches Global COVID-19 Legal Task Force & Resource Center

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:52pm

HOUSTON, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- World Services Group (WSG) has launched a global COVID-19 Legal Task Force and Resource Center that provides the latest global legal news and analysis on the many conditions impacting businesses during this critical and changing time.

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  • HOUSTON, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- World Services Group (WSG) has launched a global COVID-19 Legal Task Force and Resource Center that provides the latest global legal news and analysis on the many conditions impacting businesses during this critical and changing time.
  • The COVID-19 Legal Task Force and Resource Center houses information and analysis on the implications the COVID-19 pandemic may cause as the world navigates this unprecedented situation.
  • WSG Global COVID-19 Task Force: A global list of local expert task forces working around the clock to analyze the legal impact on the industry due to the pandemic.
  • "WSG has developed the COVID-19 Legal Task Force and Resource Center to offer a powerful global resource of expert news and analysis of legal impacts for businesses and their clients across the globe.

Getty Foundation and American Council of Learned Societies Announce 2020 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Art History

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 7:00pm

NEW YORK, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Getty Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) are pleased to announce 10 new recipients of Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art.

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  • NEW YORK, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Getty Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) are pleased to announce 10 new recipients of Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art.
  • Since 2018, the program has awarded fellowships to outstanding early-career art historians whose projects stand to make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history.
  • "In the face of current global challenges, the Getty Foundation is proud to maintain funding for art historical research by emerging scholars in the field," said Joan Weinstein, director of the Getty Foundation.
  • Caroline Lillian Schopp , University Assistant, Universitt Wien, Austria, In-Action: The Vienna Group, Viennese Actionism, and the Passivities of Performance Art.