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Intesa Sanpaolo: fourth Energy Report presented at EU Parliament

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Friday, December 2, 2022

BRUSSELS, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The fourth 'MED & Italian Energy Report' was presented yesterday, December 1, at the European Parliament.

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  • BRUSSELS, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The fourth 'MED & Italian Energy Report' was presented yesterday, December 1, at the European Parliament.
  • This year's report is entitled 'Alternative fuels: a strategic option for the Euro-Mediterranean area?'
  • After introductory speeches by the three MEPs and the Head of European Regulatory and Public Affairs at Intesa Sanpaolo, Francesca Passamonti, the 2022 Report was presented by Massimo Deandreis, General Manager of SRM, and Ettore Bompard, Director of the [email protected] Energy Center, Politecnico di Torino.
  • The report findings were discussed among the speakers: representatives of Italian and European institutions, international trade associations, the energy industry and energy-related infrastructures.

Business of IP Asia Forum sheds light on Global IP business opportunities

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Friday, December 2, 2022

HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Intellectual property (IP) authorities and business leaders from across the world gathered to discuss trends, paradigm shifts and opportunities in the IP market at the two-day Business of IP Asia (BIP Asia) Forum, which concluded today.

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  • HONG KONG, Dec 2, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Intellectual property (IP) authorities and business leaders from across the world gathered to discuss trends, paradigm shifts and opportunities in the IP market at the two-day Business of IP Asia (BIP Asia) Forum, which concluded today.
  • At the inaugural Policy Dialogue - Aspiration to Action: Co-creating a Resilient and Sustainable IP Ecosystem, a forum highlight, international IP experts exchanged valuable insights on enhancing the sustainability of the global IP ecosystem.
  • The BIP Asia Forum's "Global Tech Summit" addressed the "Industrial Metaverse: Propelling Re-industrialisation in Hong Kong" topic.
  • Business of IP Asia Forum website: https://bipasia.hktdc.com/en/
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

The Weber Shandwick Collective Launches Business & Society Futures to Advise Clients Across Business Strategy, Stakeholder Expectations and Societal Impact

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Weber Shandwick Collective (TWSC) launched Business & Society Futures, comprised of the Collective's advisory brands, Powell Tate, United Minds, KRC Research and Weber Shandwick's Corporate Affairs, Public Affairs and Social Impact & Sustainability practices. The agency network also announced the creation of The Collective Senior Advisors, a new group of outside senior advisors who will counsel clients on leadership positioning, organizational effectiveness, policy and regulatory complexity, positive societal impact and value creation for all stakeholders. 

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  • - The Collective Senior Advisors, a new group of external senior advisors from business, government, civil society and academia joins Business & Society Futures to advise clients on business strategy, stakeholder insights and leadership positioning
    - New research finds that CEOs & C-suite leaders believe societal issues and stakeholder expectations are now directly connected to commercial performance.
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Weber Shandwick Collective (TWSC) launched Business & Society Futures, comprised of the Collective's advisory brands, Powell Tate, United Minds, KRC Research and Weber Shandwick's Corporate Affairs, Public Affairs and Social Impact & Sustainability practices.
  • "The formation of Business & Society Futures and the addition of The Collective Senior Advisors enables us to more seamlessly and nimbly provide clients a range of expertise and capabilities related to their company's business performance, stakeholder expectations and societal impact."
  • Business & Society Futures will be led by Chris Deri, Weber Shandwick's Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and President of TWSC's C-suite Advisory Business.

5WPR Co-CEO Dara A. Busch Wins Bronze Stevie Award in 19th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run worldwide.

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  • The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run worldwide.
  • The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards.
  • Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
  • Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations.

Invenergy Names Clean Energy Expert Kelly Speakes-Backman Executive Vice President Public Affairs

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy, the leading privately-held developer, owner, and operator of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that Kelly Speakes-Backman has been named Executive Vice President, Public Affairs where she will lead communications, government affairs, and marketing activities. Speakes-Backman joins Invenergy after serving as Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy. She will start her new role on December 5, 2022.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy, the leading privately-held developer, owner, and operator of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that Kelly Speakes-Backman has been named Executive Vice President, Public Affairs where she will lead communications, government affairs, and marketing activities.
  • Speakes-Backman joins Invenergy after serving as Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy.
  • A nationally recognized thought leader in the renewable energy industry, Speakes-Backman previously served as the first Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Storage Association, where she led policy, external relations, and industry leadership efforts for the organization.
  • Invenergy and its affiliated companies develop, own, and operate large-scale renewable and other clean energy generation and storage facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

The 23rd Hong Kong Forum gathered 100 global business leaders from Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide to explore the latest opportunities in Hong Kong

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Forum, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), serves as the annual flagship event of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW).

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  • The Forum, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), serves as the annual flagship event of the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide (FHKBAW).
  • The two-day event, which concluded yesterday, welcomed more than 180 participants, including 100 global business leaders, in-person.
  • Mark Staublin, President of Hong Kong Business Association of the Midwest mentioned "This is my first visit to Hong Kong after two years.
  • With the help of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), these Associations formed the Federation of Hong Kong Business Associations Worldwide in November 2000.

Wallbox Appoints Myriam Lhermurier Boublil as Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer and Javier Riaño as Its New Chief Marketing Officer

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221201005548/en/
    Myriam Lhermurier Boublil, appointed Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer for Wallbox (Photo: Business Wire)
    The company strengthens its corporate structure through the creation of a new communications and public affairs team, which will be led by Myriam Lhermurier Boublil.
  • As Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer, Myriam will lead a growing team, already well established in Spain and the United States.
  • The company reinforces its commercial growth potential with the hiring of Javier Riao, who joins Wallbox as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Enric Asuncin, CEO and co-founder of Wallbox said: We are very pleased that Myriam and Javier have joined the Wallbox team.

Hannah Bourgeois Selected to Serve as a Board Member for the Public Relations Society of America's Public Affairs and Government Section

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannah Bourgeois, ADA Compliance Marketing Associate for Conceptual Communications , has been selected to serve as a Board Member for the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Public Affairs and Government Section (PAG).

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  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannah Bourgeois, ADA Compliance Marketing Associate for Conceptual Communications , has been selected to serve as a Board Member for the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Public Affairs and Government Section (PAG).
  • "I was incredibly honored to be nominated and look forward to serving in a leadership role for the PAG Section," said Hannah Bourgeois.
  • Based in downtown Fort Lauderdale, with a satellite office in Connecticut, Conceptual Communications is a full-service marketing and public relations firm.
  • With its fee-for-service model and transparent approach, Conceptual Communications was recently named the 2018 Agency of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter.

5WPR Selected as Agency of Record for LeanIX

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 5WPR , one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., announces today it has been selected as the public relations Agency of Record for leading SaaS solutions platform, LeanIX .

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 5WPR , one of the largest independently-owned PR firms in the U.S., announces today it has been selected as the public relations Agency of Record for leading SaaS solutions platform, LeanIX .
  • "LeanIX is a powerful force within the SaaS space, and we are delighted to guide their media correspondence," said 5WPR CEO,Matthew Caiola .
  • Offering SaaS for Enterprise Architecture Management, SaaS Management, and Value Stream Management, LeanIX helps organizations make sound decisions and accelerate transformation journeys.
  • 5W Public Relations is a full-service PR agency in NYC known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas.

Getaround Extends Get2ThePolls Voting Promotion to Metro Atlanta For Georgia Runoff Election

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Getaround , the world's first connected carsharing marketplace, announced today an extension of its Get2ThePolls initiative for the Georgia runoff election.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Getaround , the world's first connected carsharing marketplace, announced today an extension of its Get2ThePolls initiative for the Georgia runoff election.
  • Designed to provide transportation alternatives to go to the polls or drop off a ballot for the general election, Getaround has expanded Get2ThePolls to cover the Georgia runoff election, which includes the contest between Democratic U.S.
  • Getaround cars and trucks are easily accessible throughout the Atlanta Metro area, and can be unlocked using only a smartphone.
  • Offering a 100% digital experience, Getaround makes sharing cars and trucks simple through its proprietary cloud and in-car Connect technology.