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Valvoline Establishes ESG and Equality Council to Support Continued Progress on Sustainabilty, DE&I and Governance Matters

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The Council will be overseen by Valvolines Board of Directors through its Governance & Nominating Committee, and led by Julie ODaniel, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Valvoline.

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  • The Council will be overseen by Valvolines Board of Directors through its Governance & Nominating Committee, and led by Julie ODaniel, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Valvoline.
  • Valvoline director Carol H. Kruse, the former Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at ESPN and Cambia Health Solutions, will be joining the Council, as will other senior executives of Valvoline.
  • The Council will enhance these initiatives with corporate governance practices and will work closely with Valvolines employee-driven DEI Council to deepen the Companys commitment to an inclusive culture for all.
  • "We are pleased that Valvoline has formed this goal-oriented and disclosure-focused Council to engender a more inclusive workplace.

MSCI Uplifted GTJAl's ESG Rating, Stating That Its Corporate Governance Leads Global Peers

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.

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  • SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.
  • MSCI stated that the Company's improved responsible investment practices and the strengthened ethics policies are the primary drivers of the upgrade.
  • In the assessment of the overall strengths of GTJAI, MSCI stated that the Company leads global peers in corporate governance and in business ethics framework.
  • High ESG ratings reflect stronger business management and corporate governance.

MSCI Uplifted GTJAl's ESG Rating, Stating That Its Corporate Governance Leads Global Peers

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.

Key Points: 
  • SHANGHAI, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On 25 November, 2022, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), an international authoritative indexing organization, released the latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating.
  • MSCI stated that the Company's improved responsible investment practices and the strengthened ethics policies are the primary drivers of the upgrade.
  • In the assessment of the overall strengths of GTJAI, MSCI stated that the Company leads global peers in corporate governance and in business ethics framework.
  • High ESG ratings reflect stronger business management and corporate governance.

COPHAN - International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we claim the dignity and well-being of people with disabilities

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Friday, December 2, 2022

It aims to promote understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

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  • It aims to promote understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.
  • According to the Canadian Survey on Disability (CIS2017), approximately 1,053,350 Quebecers aged 15 and over have at least one disability.
  • Failure to comply with this article takes away the right to dignity and well-being of persons with disabilities.
  • Unfortunately, many other priorities have overtaken the issue of persons with disabilities in Quebec in recent years to the detriment of their dignity and well-being.

Matt Edmondson and Format Games launch a campaign to save the name Karen from extinction

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As creator of the board game 'Karen', TV Presenter, Radio DJ and game inventor Matt Edmondson, is on a mission with his company Format Games to save the name from mass extinction by paying up to 100 people to change their name by deed poll to you guessed it Karen.

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  • As creator of the board game 'Karen', TV Presenter, Radio DJ and game inventor Matt Edmondson, is on a mission with his company Format Games to save the name from mass extinction by paying up to 100 people to change their name by deed poll to you guessed it Karen.
  • One successful applicant will also receive a lifetime's supply of Format Games games.
  • Radio DJ Matt Edmondson and his brother-in-law, businessman Laurence Emmett founded Format Games, an indie game label distributed by Asmodee.
  • Format Games gave great success with their games releases so far including the popular Ansagrams, Noggin and Egg Slam.

The Banker magazine names Scotiabank Canada's Bank of the Year and gives global recognition to ScotiaRISE with the 2022 Banking in the Community Award

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Friday, December 2, 2022

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2022 /CNW/ - Scotiabank announced today that it has been named Bank of the Year in Canada by The Banker magazine and has also received The Banker's global award for Banking in the Community.

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  • TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2022 /CNW/ - Scotiabank announced today that it has been named Bank of the Year in Canada by The Banker magazine and has also received The Banker's global award for Banking in the Community.
  • We are also exceedingly proud that our ScotiaRISE program has been recognized for the real and positive impact it is having on the communities we serve.
  • Notable highlights from this year's recognition include:
    The launch and expansion of the Scene+ loyalty program, which brings together SCENE and Scotia Rewards.
  • To date, ScotiaRISE has supported more than 200 community partners and provided more than $60 million in community investments globally.

CAE to Participate in Discussion on Essential Skills for Success at Guadalajara International Book Fair

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Friday, December 2, 2022

They will also address the objective of equal access to quality higher education and the importance of assessing essential skills in order to help ensure academic and career success.

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  • They will also address the objective of equal access to quality higher education and the importance of assessing essential skills in order to help ensure academic and career success.
  • CAE appreciates the opportunity to join other global education leaders at the Guadalajara International Book Fair to share these important findings.
  • Higher education institutions must recognize the importance of developing and fostering students essential skills as a critically important part of a quality education.
  • Since 2002, CAE has developed performance-based and custom assessments that authentically measure students essential academic and career skills.

Ribbon Appoints Dan Redington as EVP, Sales AMERICAS

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Friday, December 2, 2022

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications technology and IP Optical networking to many of the world's largest service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, today announced that Dan Redington has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales for the Americas region, reporting to Ribbon's Chief Executive Officer and President, Bruce McClelland. Dan will succeed Steven Bruny who will retire in early 2023.

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  • "I am very excited to be joining Ribbon at this stage of the company's transformation," said Mr. Redington.
  • Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally.
  • Any forward-looking statements represent Ribbon Communications' views only as of the date on which such statement is made and should not be relied upon as representing Ribbon Communications' views as of any subsequent date.
  • While Ribbon Communications may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Ribbon Communications specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

Ribbon Appoints Dan Redington as EVP, Sales AMERICAS

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Friday, December 2, 2022

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications technology and IP Optical networking to many of the world's largest service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, today announced that Dan Redington has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales for the Americas region, reporting to Ribbon's Chief Executive Officer and President, Bruce McClelland. Dan will succeed Steven Bruny who will retire in early 2023.

Key Points: 
  • "I am very excited to be joining Ribbon at this stage of the company's transformation," said Mr. Redington.
  • Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally.
  • Any forward-looking statements represent Ribbon Communications' views only as of the date on which such statement is made and should not be relied upon as representing Ribbon Communications' views as of any subsequent date.
  • While Ribbon Communications may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Ribbon Communications specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

Fossil-fuel lobbyists at COP27 prove that ESG executives must pay more attention to governance, declares climate commentator Chris Caldwell of United Renewables

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DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors are not yet being treated with equal weight by business, which is holding back progress on climate change, announced cleantech entrepreneur Chris Caldwell in an article published today (‘The wobbly stool of ESG: what does governance have to do with climate change anyway?’).

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  • This is despite fossil firms historic track records of opposing strong climate action and funding climate denial.
  • Chris Caldwell, founder and CEO of green energy firm United Renewables , made his analysis as host of the environmental podcast Conversations on Climate , following an interview with an ESG executive at a FTSE 100 firm.
  • Conversations on Climate brings world-leading thinkers from business and academia together to share their expertise on the subject of climate change.
  • Previous guests include Sir Andrew Likierman , Julio Dal Poz , Professor Jean-Pierre Benot , Professor Ioannou and Tara Schmidt .