Public affairs

InnoEX returns with twofold increase in the number of exhibiting countries and regions

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Friday, March 22, 2024

Through this approach, InnoEX promotes comprehensive cross-regional and cross-industry cooperation, aiming to enhance local I&T capabilities.

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  • Through this approach, InnoEX promotes comprehensive cross-regional and cross-industry cooperation, aiming to enhance local I&T capabilities.
  • As a founding event of the Business of Innovation and Technology Week (BITWeek), driven by the Hong Kong SAR Government and HKTDC, this year's InnoEX will bring together exhibitors from 13 countries and regions, doubling the number from last year.
  • Participating exhibitors will come from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Canada, France, India, Poland, Thailand, the United Kingdom and other locations.
  • The Smart Hong Kong Pavilion, organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), drew crowds at the previous InnoEX and returns this year.

Ontario Road Builders’ Association announces new Senior Director, Public Affairs

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Mississauga, ON, April 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) welcomes Steven Crombie as Senior, Director, Public Affairs today.

Key Points: 
  • Mississauga, ON, April 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) welcomes Steven Crombie as Senior, Director, Public Affairs today.
  • “I am grateful to have him on the team as we continue charting a new path for the Association.”
    Steven is a seasoned public affairs professional with industry association and government experience.
  • “I am excited to join the Association at a pivotal time for the transportation infrastructure industry in Ontario,” said Crombie.
  • The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) is the voice of the transportation infrastructure sector in Ontario.

North Highland Welcomes Monesia Taylor Brown

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Monday, April 8, 2024

North Highland , the leading change and transformation consultancy, is pleased to welcome Monesia “Mone” Taylor Brown as vice president of Government Relations.

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  • North Highland , the leading change and transformation consultancy, is pleased to welcome Monesia “Mone” Taylor Brown as vice president of Government Relations.
  • Based in Tallahassee, Fla., Brown will lead the firm’s Government Relations strategy while driving growth for its Public Sector industry.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240408072703/en/
    North Highland welcomes Monesia Taylor Brown as vice president of Government Relations.
  • Most recently, she served as director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Walmart Inc.
    “We are thrilled to welcome Mone to the team,” said Wayne Messina, managing director and Public Sector Lead for North Highland.

UK’s Largest BID Operator Primera Teams Up with ARHT for Holographic Showcase of London at Prestigious MIPIM Conference

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Monday, March 18, 2024

MIPIM, the premier event in real estate, attracted a global audience, offering cities and nations a stage to present their investment propositions.

Key Points: 
  • MIPIM, the premier event in real estate, attracted a global audience, offering cities and nations a stage to present their investment propositions.
  • Leading up to the MIPIM conference, ARHT supported Primera in capturing approximately thirty influential personalities as holograms, each from one of the 12 central London neighborhoods Primera represents, reflecting London's diverse creative and economic vitality.
  • The Minister for London's speech, encapsulated via ARHT’s proprietary CAPSULE technology, was the centerpiece of Primera’s reception at the Cannes event on Wednesday evening, March 12.
  • Minister Hands remarked, “For decades, London has been at the forefront of innovation.

Understand the Risk of Pests and Proper Prevention Measures this National Pest Management Month

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Monday, April 1, 2024

April is National Pest Management Month (NPMM), an annual observance recognized by Chase’s Calendar of Events highlighting the vital role pest control plays in protecting public health, food and property from the threats posed by pests.

Key Points: 
  • April is National Pest Management Month (NPMM), an annual observance recognized by Chase’s Calendar of Events highlighting the vital role pest control plays in protecting public health, food and property from the threats posed by pests.
  • This April, the National Pest Management Association ( NPMA ) is dedicated to educating consumers about the risks associated with pests and emphasizing the critical role of proper pest control.
  • “If you suspect a pest infestation, be proactive in your prevention and call a pest control professional,” says Fredericks.
  • Pest control is not a do-it-yourself task, for more expert prevention tips and to find a licensed pest control professional, visit www.PestWorld.org .

PAX Announces Industry-Leading Sustainability Initiatives to Fight Global Plastic Waste Crisis

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

PAX , a leading global cannabis brand, today announced a new program to reduce plastic waste.

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  • PAX , a leading global cannabis brand, today announced a new program to reduce plastic waste.
  • Through a partnership with rePurpose Global , the world’s leading Plastic Action Platform, PAX has become the first brand in the cannabis space to achieve Plastic Negative certification across all existing product lines.
  • This certification includes PAX MINI and PLUS, PAX ERA and 1G pods, and PAX Gummies, and means that for every product sold, twice as much plastic waste is removed from nature.
  • PAX is committed to making a positive impact through PEACE BY PAX, its purpose-driven platform supporting social reform, safe access, and sustainability.

Vista Outdoor Foundation Donates $208,000 to Four Nonprofits

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Monday, March 18, 2024

The Vista Outdoor Foundation (the “Foundation”), the philanthropic partner of Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), today announced the donation of $208,000 to four nonprofit organizations, concluding a multi-year grant commitment.

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  • The Vista Outdoor Foundation (the “Foundation”), the philanthropic partner of Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), today announced the donation of $208,000 to four nonprofit organizations, concluding a multi-year grant commitment.
  • Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation: The Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation teaches outdoor education and promotes and funds conservation of wildlife worldwide.
  • The donations mark the final contributions from the Vista Outdoor Foundation.
  • “For the last several years, the Vista Outdoor Foundation has supported more than a dozen nonprofits through our robust grant program,” said Fred Ferguson, Chairman of the Vista Outdoor Foundation and Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for Vista Outdoor’s Revelyst segment.

IGC Pharma (IGC): Healthcare Leader Terry Lierman Joins Board to Advance Alzheimer’s Pipeline

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

IGC Pharma, Inc. (“IGC Pharma,” “IGC,” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: IGC) today announced that it has appointed Terry Lierman as an independent director to its board of directors.

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  • IGC Pharma, Inc. (“IGC Pharma,” “IGC,” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: IGC) today announced that it has appointed Terry Lierman as an independent director to its board of directors.
  • Terry founded the Children’s Research Institute, one of America's top children’s research programs, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), and the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS).
  • Ram Mukunda, CEO of IGC Pharma, commented, “With his track record of execution and extensive experience in health care, Mr. Lierman will undoubtedly bring invaluable insights and strategic guidance to IGC Pharma.
  • I look forward to collaborating with the talented team at IGC Pharma to drive forward the mission of bringing transformative therapies to patients in need.”

transcosmos received a certificate of appreciation for its donation to Sapporo city using the corporate version of furusato nozei, Japan's hometown tax donation program

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

TOKYO, April 3, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. hereby announces that the company has donated to Sapporo city using the corporate version of Furusato Nozei, a Japanese hometown tax donation program. On March 18, 2024, transcosmos received a certificate of appreciation from the city at the ceremony held at the Sapporo city office.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, April 3, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- transcosmos inc. hereby announces that the company has donated to Sapporo city using the corporate version of Furusato Nozei, a Japanese hometown tax donation program.
  • On March 18, 2024, transcosmos received a certificate of appreciation from the city at the ceremony held at the Sapporo city office.
  • Left: Satoshi Takayama, Corporate Executive Officer, Division Manager of Government Relations & Public Affairs, transcosmos
    transcosmos entered into Sapporo city in 1980.
  • The corporate version of furusato nozei is Japan's hometown tax donation system launched in the fiscal year 2016.

The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) Secures Major Win for Wooden Pallet Manufacturers in New EU Packaging Regulation

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- NWPCA today announced a significant victory for wooden pallet manufacturers worldwide following the finalization of the European Union's (EU) Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR).

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- NWPCA today announced a significant victory for wooden pallet manufacturers worldwide following the finalization of the European Union's (EU) Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR).
  • NWPCA's successful advocacy efforts secured an exemption from the regulation's reuse requirements for wooden pallets entering and leaving the EU under load.
  • The PPWR aims to tackle the pressing issue of packaging waste by introducing rules for all packaging placed on the EU market.
  • Jason Ortega, Vice President of Public Affairs at NWPCA, stated, "This exemption is a clear win for wooden pallet manufacturers globally.