Council

Okanagan Indigenous Business Leader Chosen as 2022 CCAB Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 11:30am

Kelowna, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce business leader, Robert Louie, as the 2022 recipient of the annual Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award.

Key Points: 
  • Kelowna, Jan. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce business leader, Robert Louie, as the 2022 recipient of the annual Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • CCABs Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a First Nations, Inuit, or Mtis person whose business leadership has made a substantive contribution to the economic and social well-being of Indigenous people.
  • "I am honoured, grateful and appreciative to receive the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Lifetime Achievement Award, said Robert Louie.
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented by ESS Support Services, a division of Compass Canada, to Indigenous business leaders who have built full and rich careers.

Frost & Sullivan and TERI's Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2021 Honor Companies Embedding Sustainability with Economic Value Creation

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 9:23am

MUMBAI, India, Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th edition of Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)'s Sustainability 4.0 Awards took place virtually on Jan. 12, 2022. The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community. This year's awards were presented to 19 companies across six major categories: Sustainable Corporate of the Year Award, Sustainable Factory of the Year Award, Safety Excellence Award, Leaders Award, Challengers Award, and the Jury Special Mention Award.

Key Points: 
  • The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community.
  • The Sustainability 4.0 Awards program highlights the need for linkages between an organization's strategy, governance and financial performance and the social, environmental, and economic context within which it operates.
  • For over six decades, Frost & Sullivan has helped build sustainable growth strategies for Fortune 1000 companies, governments, and investors.
  • The TERI Council for Business Sustainability serves as the interface for its research work to be connected to the corporate world.

Frost & Sullivan and TERI's Sustainability 4.0 Awards 2021 Honor Companies Embedding Sustainability with Economic Value Creation

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 9:12am

MUMBAI, India, Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th edition of Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)'s Sustainability 4.0 Awards took place virtually on Jan. 12, 2022. The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community. This year's awards were presented to 19 companies across six major categories: Sustainable Corporate of the Year Award, Sustainable Factory of the Year Award, Safety Excellence Award, Leaders Award, Challengers Award, and the Jury Special Mention Award.

Key Points: 
  • The awards recognized companies embedding sustainability with economic value creation, thereby creating value for all stakeholders, building a safer environment, and ensuring a stronger community.
  • The Sustainability 4.0 Awards program highlights the need for linkages between an organization's strategy, governance and financial performance and the social, environmental, and economic context within which it operates.
  • For over six decades, Frost & Sullivan has helped build sustainable growth strategies for Fortune 1000 companies, governments, and investors.
  • The TERI Council for Business Sustainability serves as the interface for its research work to be connected to the corporate world.

EQS-News: Nordea Bank Abp: Transaction in Own Shares

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 8:02am

The repurchase of own shares in public trading is executed in accordance with Regulation No.

Key Points: 
  • The repurchase of own shares in public trading is executed in accordance with Regulation No.
  • 596/2014 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 April 2014 (MAR) and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052.
  • After the disclosed transactions, Nordea holds 33,706,107 treasury shares for capital optimisation purposes and 7,112,244 treasury shares for remuneration purposes.
  • On behalf of Nordea Bank Abp,
    This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange.

BREAKING: CAIR Condemns Hostage-Taking at Texas Synagogue, Working with Local Community Leaders to Learn More and Provide Assistance

Retrieved on: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 11:10pm

SEE: Colleyville synagogue held hostage during livestreamed service; police negotiating with man

Key Points: 
  • SEE: Colleyville synagogue held hostage during livestreamed service; police negotiating with man
    In a statement,CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchellsaid:
    "We strongly condemn the hostage-taking at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas.
  • This latest antisemitic attack at a house of worship is an unacceptable act of evil.
  • We stand in solidarity with the Jewish community, and we pray that law enforcement authorities are able to swiftly and safely free the hostages.
  • We are in contact with local community leaders to learn more and provide any assistance that we can."

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Reaffirms its Commitment to Health and Safety, Announces the Opt-In of its Three Brands to CDC’s COVID-19 Program for Cruise Ships Operating in U.S. Waters

Retrieved on: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 9:05pm

Waters (the Program), the agencys voluntary COVID-19 risk mitigation program for foreign-flagged cruise ships operating in U.S. waters.

Key Points: 
  • Waters (the Program), the agencys voluntary COVID-19 risk mitigation program for foreign-flagged cruise ships operating in U.S. waters.
  • About Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) is a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands.
  • With a combined fleet of 28 ships with nearly 60,000 berths, these brands offer itineraries to more than 490 destinations worldwide.
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. established its SailSAFE health and safety program in response to the unique challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic to protect guests, crew and communities visited.

DGAP-News: 468 SPAC II SE: 468 SPAC II completes €210 million private placement

Retrieved on: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 8:02pm

The Securities of the Company have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act.

Key Points: 
  • The Securities of the Company have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act.
  • The listing of the Securities will be made solely by the means of, and on the basis of, a securities prospectus.
  • ), or (iii) persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as "Relevant Persons").
  • The Company accepts no liability whatsoever in respect of the achievement of such forward-looking statements and assumptions.

Mohawk Turtle Clan Twins Recognized for Entrepreneurial Indigenous Enterprise by CCAB

Retrieved on: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 4:15pm

The twin sisters and Mohawk turtle clan women are co-founders of Sapling & Flint; a jewellery manufacturer specializing in gold and sterling silver.

Key Points: 
  • The twin sisters and Mohawk turtle clan women are co-founders of Sapling & Flint; a jewellery manufacturer specializing in gold and sterling silver.
  • By using ecommerce to create arts-based jobs for themselves and their community, they have helped raise the profile of national Indigenous art.
  • Sapling & Flint was founded in 2017 to create conversation pieces that share the story of Turtle Island.
  • In 2020, they were recognized for lobbying for equitable access to internet and opportunity in Indigenous communities and were bestowed with the Athlohsa Peace Award.

EQS-News: Nordea Bank Abp: Transaction in Own Shares

Retrieved on: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 8:02am

The repurchase of own shares in public trading is executed in accordance with Regulation No.

Key Points: 
  • The repurchase of own shares in public trading is executed in accordance with Regulation No.
  • 596/2014 of the European Parliament and Council of 16 April 2014 (MAR) and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052.
  • After the disclosed transactions, Nordea holds 32,685,788 treasury shares for capital optimisation purposes and 7,112,244 treasury shares for remuneration purposes.
  • On behalf of Nordea Bank Abp,
    This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange.

The Government of The Republic of Vanuatu Announce Major Changes to Their Citizenship by Investment Programme

Retrieved on: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 6:28am

TheInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)has acknowledged the importance of its Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, noting that the income from theProgramme equatesto close to50% of thecountry'srevenue.

Key Points: 
  • TheInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)has acknowledged the importance of its Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme, noting that the income from theProgramme equatesto close to50% of thecountry'srevenue.
  • In line with thenation'sobjective, the governmenthas formally finalised the engagement with its first international due diligence service provider, UK agency, FACT UK.
  • "We takethesafety and security of all nationsvery seriously andwill notcompromiseonsecurity checks of applicants looking to gain citizenship in Vanuatu.
  • Vanuatu has a long-standing relationship with the Council of Europe, having participated since 2011 in some fifteen regional, international, and national capacity building activities.