GRA

Emera Inc. Subsidiary Nova Scotia Power Reaches Settlement Agreement on General Rate Application, Including Fuel and Non-fuel Rates for 2023 and 2024

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).

Key Points: 
  • Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).
  • If approved by the UARB, the settlement will implement Bill 212, the provincially legislated cap on non-fuel rates for 2023 and 2024.
  • Nova Scotia Power Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company.
  • Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across Nova Scotia.

OTG's JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark Airport Locations Become Certified Green Restaurants®

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Monday, November 21, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- OTG Management, the hospitality group that is transforming the airport experience across the country, announced all their JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark locations earned the prestigious Certified Green Restaurant® sustainability certification by the Green Restaurant Association, a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants become more environmentally sustainable since 1990. Over the course of one and a half months, OTG worked with the Green Restaurant Association to transform their locations to join the green dining movement.

Key Points: 
  • The 86 locations became Certified Green Restaurants in record time due to OTG's swift desire to take action on this important change.
  • "I applaud OTG Management for their quick action to become Certified Green Restaurants," said Michael Oshman, CEO and founder of the Green Restaurant Association.
  • In my 32 years of leading the Green Restaurant Association, I don't think I have seen 86 locations achieve certification so quickly.
  • The Green Restaurant Association is a national non-profit organization that provides the only official Certified Green Restaurantsmark in the country.

Dairy Sector Reports Progress on Global Pathways to Dairy Net Zero Climate Initiative at COP27

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Friday, November 11, 2022

FAO reports that during the period from 2005 2015, the global dairy sectors emission intensity declined by 11%.

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  • FAO reports that during the period from 2005 2015, the global dairy sectors emission intensity declined by 11%.
  • To help facilitate and accelerate these efforts, the global dairy sector, the Global Methane Pledge, FAO and others have invited 10 developing dairy countries to join P2DNZ as early adopters.
  • Pathways to Dairy Net Zero is a vibrant, growing movement, the first of its kind in the world.
  • Partners include: Global Dairy Platform, International Dairy Federation, Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform, International Livestock Research Institute, Dairy Sustainability Framework and IFCN Dairy Research Network.

Kroll Names Giles Derry President of the Governance and Risk Advisory Practice

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Kroll , the leading independent provider of risk and financial advisory solutions, today announced the appointment of Giles Derry as President of the Governance and Risk Advisory (GRA) practice based in London.

Key Points: 
  • Kroll , the leading independent provider of risk and financial advisory solutions, today announced the appointment of Giles Derry as President of the Governance and Risk Advisory (GRA) practice based in London.
  • Under Giles leadership, the Governance and Risk Advisory practice will continue to protect our clients and their value and continue its reputation as the trusted advisor in all aspects of risk.
  • Giles Derry, President of Krolls Governance and Risk Advisory practice commented:
    Our goal is to help identify and address the risks that are most impactful to our clients, and we will expand our portfolio of capabilities in the process.
  • I look forward to this next chapter and enhancing how the Governance and Risk Advisory practice operates and delivers for clients.

UMF Corporation Calls for Nominations for Fourth Annual National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the fourth annual 2022 Guest Room Attendant (GRA) Excellence Award, sponsored by UMF Corporation. The award recognizes the invaluable contributions of GRAs – hotel housekeepers – who ensure safe guest and employee environments in hotels and lodges across the country. In an industry that is still feeling the pandemic's aftershocks, the GRA Excellence Award acknowledges the housekeeping heroes who have shown up day after day to clean and disinfect guest rooms and common areas. Nominations are open through Dec. 31, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the fourth annual 2022 Guest Room Attendant (GRA) Excellence Award , sponsored by UMF Corporation .
  • The award recognizes the invaluable contributions of GRAs hotel housekeepers who ensure safe guest and employee environments in hotels and lodges across the country.
  • The National GRA Excellence Award acknowledges the hardworking hotel housekeepers who ensure the safety, satisfaction, and loyalty of guests and employees, alike."
  • The 2022 GRA Excellence Award is an ideal way to honor the hotel housekeeper who deserves recognition."

Melbourne's Moissanite Engagement Rings Launches Custom Jewellery Design Service

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Moissanite Engagement Rings has launched custom engagement ring design services through their online store. Domestic customers in Australia and international customers can design their ideal engagement ring with a rare and durable moissanite stone.

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  • Fitzroy, Australia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 15, 2022) - As the jewellery industry shifts towards more ethical and eco-friendly practices, Moissanite Engagement Rings announces its custom design service which includes lab grown moissanite stone in lieu of an earth mined diamond.
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    The latest launch offers customers a more affordable and conflict-free alternative to traditional diamond engagement rings.
  • Lab grown Moissanite stones share many properties of earth mined diamonds, such as high durability, brilliance, and colour, making them a popular alternative to diamonds in engagement rings.
  • The new service by Moissanite Engagement Rings allows customers to choose the different elements of their rings, working with the jewellers to create the perfect piece for their engagement.

UMF Corporation Names Mabel Castro as National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award Recipient

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Thursday, May 26, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- UMF Corporation today announced that Mabel Castro, guest room attendant (GRA) at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, has earned the company's third annual Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award. UMF established the GRA Excellence Award in 2020 to acknowledge the crucial role GRAs play in ensuring hotel guest safety, satisfaction, and loyalty in the COVID-19 era.

Key Points: 
  • NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- UMF Corporation today announced that Mabel Castro, guest room attendant (GRA) at the Chicago Marriott Downtown, has earned the company's third annual Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award .
  • UMF established the GRA Excellence Award in 2020 to acknowledge the crucial role GRAs play in ensuring hotel guest safety, satisfaction, and loyalty in the COVID-19 era.
  • "She consistently exceeds our guests' expectations, exuding positive energy, remembering our return guests, and creating personal connections with them.
  • Our guests often specifically request Mabel as their GRA because of these connections and her impeccable attention to detail.

Green Cleaning Company Showcases a New Generation of Clean

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

BOSTON , May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- 53% of cleaning products contain ingredients that can harm lungs. This can create an environment where indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. That's where green chemistry pioneers Annihilare are taking an advanced green clean approach to cleaning restaurants in a safe and effective way. 

Key Points: 
  • All Annihilare's Certified Green Products are made from water, salt, and electricity.
  • We applaud Annihilare for producing these Certified Green Products that are safe to use anywhere and lower restaurants' environmental impact," says Michael Oshman, CEO and Founder of the Green Restaurant Association.
  • Annihilare's products can earn a restaurant 4 GreenPoints towards becoming a Certified Green Restaurant.
  • The Green Restaurant Association is a national non-profit organization that provides the only official Certified Green Restaurants mark in the country.

Colabor Announces the Acquisition of Le Groupe Resto-Achats

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Monday, April 4, 2022

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, April 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colabor Group Inc. (TSX: GCL) (Colabor or the Company) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Le Groupe Resto-Achats inc. and its subsidiaries (GRA) as of April 4, 2022.

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  • BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec, April 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colabor Group Inc. (TSX: GCL) (Colabor or the Company) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Le Groupe Resto-Achats inc. and its subsidiaries (GRA) as of April 4, 2022.
  • We are extremely pleased to welcome the GRA team in the Colabor family, said Louis Frenette, President and CEO of Colabor.
  • The GRA team is proud to work with Colabor to accelerate the growth and success of our business and employees.
  • Le Groupe Resto-Achats inc. is aimed at independent family-friendly restaurants, pubs, breweries, caterers and seniors residences in the greater Qubec city area.

UMF Corporation Calls for Nominations for Third Annual National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award

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Monday, March 14, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the third annual 2021 Guest Room Attendant (GRA) Excellence Award, sponsored by UMF Corporation. The award recognizes the invaluable contributions of GRAs, who ensure a safe guest and employee environment in hotels and lodges across the country. During another trying year that included new variants and near-constant industry disruptions, GRAs bravely served as the first line of defense in cleaning and disinfecting guest rooms and common areas in hotels. Nominations are open through April 30, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the third annual 2021 Guest Room Attendant (GRA) Excellence Award, sponsored by UMF Corporation .
  • The award recognizes the invaluable contributions of GRAs, who ensure a safe guest and employee environment in hotels and lodges across the country.
  • We established the National GRA Excellence Award to acknowledge the hospitality housekeeping departments that have worked tirelessly to ensure guest safety, satisfaction, and loyalty."
  • We are honored to celebrate them with our third annual GRA Excellence Award for 2021."