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Stewart Investors joins Responsible Minerals Initiative Investor Network as founding member

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Stewart Investors, an active, long-only equity specialist focused on sustainable investing since 2005, today announced it has become a founding member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) Investor Network.

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Stewart Investors, an active, long-only equity specialist focused on sustainable investing since 2005, today announced it has become a founding member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) Investor Network.
  • We look forward to working with the RMI Investor Network as an inaugural member and encourage others to join us in this important initiative."
  • "The RMI is very pleased to welcome Stewart Investors as the first company to join the newly formed RMI Investor Network," said Jennifer Peyser, Executive Director of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI).
  • This collaboration with the RMI Investor Network follows Stewart Investors' long-term commitment to promote sustainable development and engagement on conflict minerals in the semiconductor supply chain.

Equality by Design: A Model for Managing Discriminatory Risks of AI

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

has partnered with the Equal Rights Trust (ERT) , an organization whose mission is to advance equality through law around the world.

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  • has partnered with the Equal Rights Trust (ERT) , an organization whose mission is to advance equality through law around the world.
  • As part of this collaboration, Mary Kay Inc. supported new research focused on understanding and addressing the discriminatory impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) and its impacts on gender equality, and the development of a new “equality by design approach.”
    This press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240215911706/en/
    “Our collaboration with Equal Rights Trust underscores our dedication to ensuring that technological advancements, especially in AI, champion gender equality.
  • Read Jim Fitzgerald’s article titled Equality by Design: A Model for Managing Discriminatory Risks of AI here .

TMC Announces Personnel Changes in Senior Management

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

On March 1, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) intends to make the following personnel changes in senior management based on the structure revision of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

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  • On March 1, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) intends to make the following personnel changes in senior management based on the structure revision of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
    Toyota City, Japan, Feb 14, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - On March 1, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) intends to make the following personnel changes in senior management based on the structure revision of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
    Toyota Motor Corporation works to develop and manufacture innovative, safe and high-quality products and services that create happiness by providing mobility for all.
  • We believe that true achievement comes from supporting our customers, partners, employees, and the communities in which we operate.
  • Since our founding over 80 years ago in 1937, we have applied our Guiding Principles in pursuit of a safer, greener and more inclusive society.
  • Today, as we transform into a mobility company developing connected, automated, shared and electrified technologies, we also remain true to our Guiding Principles and many of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals to help realize an ever-better world, where everyone is free to move.

Piero Cipollone: Modernising finance: the role of central bank money

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

The paper demonstrates how agreement-level data can be used to study drivers of aggregate negotiated wage growth, as well as monitor the breadth of wage increases and account for time-varying factors such as one-off payments, when assessing wage pressures.

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  • The paper demonstrates how agreement-level data can be used to study drivers of aggregate negotiated wage growth, as well as monitor the breadth of wage increases and account for time-varying factors such as one-off payments, when assessing wage pressures.
  • Lastly, the paper shows that the new indicators can provide reliable signals about current and future developments of wage pressures in the euro area while also serving as important cross-checking tools for negotiated wage growth forecasts.

MHI Concludes Nissay Positive Impact Finance Agreement

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Friday, February 9, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 9, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded a Nissay Positive Impact Finance (Note1) agreement with Nippon Life Insurance Company (Nippon Life) (contract amount: JPY 6.0 billion yen).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Feb 9, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded a Nissay Positive Impact Finance (Note1) agreement with Nippon Life Insurance Company (Nippon Life) (contract amount: JPY 6.0 billion yen).
  • Positive Impact Finance (PIF) is a loan intended to provide continuous support for corporate activities while comprehensively analyzing and evaluating the impacts (both positive and negative) that those activities have on the environment, society, and the economy, based on the Principles for Positive Impact Finance and implementation guidelines formulated by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).
  • The Principles for Positive Impact Finance, formulated by the UNEP FI in January 2017, is a financial framework for achieving SDGs.
  • (1) Nissay Positive Impact Finance is ESG-themed investment provided by Nippon Life.

AtScale Releases Keynote Lineup, Full Agenda and Registration for 2024 Semantic Layer Summit

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

AtScale , the leading provider of semantic layer solutions for analytics and generative AI, today announced the keynote line up for its Semantic Layer Summit .

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  • AtScale , the leading provider of semantic layer solutions for analytics and generative AI, today announced the keynote line up for its Semantic Layer Summit .
  • This event marks the third-annual Summit, drawing over 8,000 registrants and featuring speakers from across the industry.
  • Attendees can expect to hear from top industry experts, researchers, and practitioners as they share best practices and personal experiences.
  • Semantic Layer Summit’s featured keynote delivered by AtScale’s co-founder and CTO David P. Mariani and AtScale’s Head of Product, Elif Tutuk, will explore important new innovations in semantic layer platforms as it relates to the concepts of composable semantic modeling, decentralized data product innovation, and ecosystem integration.

$10 million Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Olympiad Prize appoints advisory committee members

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

LONDON, Feb. 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- XTX Markets' newly created Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Olympiad Prize ('AIMO Prize') is a $10mn challenge fund designed to spur the creation of a publicly shared AI model capable of winning a gold medal in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

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  • Fields Medallists Timothy Gowers and Terence Tao appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Olympiad Prize, alongside Po-Shen Loh, Dan Roberts and Geoff Smith.
  • The AIMO Advisory Committee will support the development of the AIMO Prize, including advising on appropriate protocols and technical aspects, and designing the various competitions and prizes.
  • It will be important to experiment with multiple approaches to this goal, and to benchmark the performance of each of them.
  • Eoghan Flanagan, Director of the AIMO Prize, commented:
    "We are delighted to welcome such esteemed members of the mathematical community to the advisory committee of the AIMO Prize.

$10 million Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Olympiad Prize appoints advisory committee members

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

LONDON, Feb. 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- XTX Markets' newly created Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Olympiad Prize ('AIMO Prize') is a $10mn challenge fund designed to spur the creation of a publicly shared AI model capable of winning a gold medal in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

Key Points: 
  • Fields Medallists Timothy Gowers and Terence Tao appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Olympiad Prize, alongside Po-Shen Loh, Dan Roberts and Geoff Smith.
  • The AIMO Advisory Committee will support the development of the AIMO Prize, including advising on appropriate protocols and technical aspects, and designing the various competitions and prizes.
  • It will be important to experiment with multiple approaches to this goal, and to benchmark the performance of each of them.
  • Eoghan Flanagan, Director of the AIMO Prize, commented:
    "We are delighted to welcome such esteemed members of the mathematical community to the advisory committee of the AIMO Prize.

The Eurosystem policy response to developments in retail payments

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Retail payments are undergoing profound changes that are reshaping the European payments landscape.

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  • Retail payments are undergoing profound changes that are reshaping the European payments landscape.
  • The retail payments ecosystem and consumers’ attitudes and preferences are evolving and influencing one another.

DUOS Announces Appointment of Three Industry Veterans to its Inaugural Advisory Board

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

DUOS, a digital health company empowering older adults to live independently and attain the highest level of health in partnership with health plans, today announced the formation of its inaugural Advisory Board with the appointment of three esteemed healthcare industry executives.

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  • DUOS, a digital health company empowering older adults to live independently and attain the highest level of health in partnership with health plans, today announced the formation of its inaugural Advisory Board with the appointment of three esteemed healthcare industry executives.
  • The introduction of the Advisory Board aligns with DUOS’ commitment to supporting growth initiatives and advancing innovative approaches to delivering solutions that are tailored to the evolving needs of health plans and their valued members.
  • Toth is a highly experienced industry leader in healthcare and financial services, holding CLU and ChFC designations since the 1990s.
  • “As we bring these distinguished leaders into DUOS as part of our newly formed Advisory Board, we all recognize the significant opportunities within our industry,” said Jenn Kerfoot , Chief Strategy & Growth Officer at DUOS.