State-owned enterprise

Time to Act: Promoting Women and Youth Leadership for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00am

It is a reminder for gender equality, to amplify girls' voices meaningfully, and to support their presence and leadership.

Key Points: 
  • It is a reminder for gender equality, to amplify girls' voices meaningfully, and to support their presence and leadership.
  • Women's effective participation and leadership have been recognized by UN Women reports to improve productivity, enhance ecosystem conservation, and create more sustainable systems.
  • We believe that promoting women and youth leadership can significantly contribute to the development of a country.
  • Next year, Indonesia will be trusted to host the G20 Summit, which will focus on three pillars: promoting productivity, increasing resilience and stability, and ensuring sustainable and inclusive growth.

BC Housing Receives the Canadian Public Relations Society's 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 12:55am

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.
  • This year's Don Rennie Memorial Award was one of 10 Major and Special awards presented at the virtual conference.
  • Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit association of professionals dedicated to the practice, management and teaching of public relations and communications.
  • Cision is the exclusive distribution partner of the Canadian Public Relations Society - National.

Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Provides up to $40 Million Guarantee to Support Eight Indigenous Communities in Financing of Northern Courier Pipeline System

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) is proud to announce that it has provided up to a $40 Million loan guarantee to support eight Indigenous Communities in the Wood Buffalo Region, to finance a 14.25 per cent ownership interest in the Northern Courier Pipeline System (NCP System) including the Pipeline and associated storage facilities.

Key Points: 
  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) is proud to announce that it has provided up to a $40 Million loan guarantee to support eight Indigenous Communities in the Wood Buffalo Region, to finance a 14.25 per cent ownership interest in the Northern Courier Pipeline System (NCP System) including the Pipeline and associated storage facilities.
  • The NCP System consists of 90 kilometers of bitumen and diluent pipeline connecting the Fort Hills Oil Sands project in Northern Alberta with Suncors facilities in Fort McMurray.
  • Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief, Allan Adam said, The Northern Courier Pipeline opportunity represents an example of what is possible when Industry and Indigenous communities collaborate on Economic Reconciliation.
  • Investment in the energy sector is a clear path for indigenous communities to finally realize economic reconciliation.

All political parties must promise to overhaul Canada's archaic access to information system

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 3:30pm

"Canadians' right to know is so frequently poorly-served by our crumbling federal access to information system," said CAJ president Brent Jolly.

Key Points: 
  • "Canadians' right to know is so frequently poorly-served by our crumbling federal access to information system," said CAJ president Brent Jolly.
  • The most recent example of the dysfunction of Canada's ineffective access to information system was chronicled in a damning story by journalist Ian Young in the South China Morning Post last week.
  • A review of the electoral platforms of all federal parties reveals only the Conservative Party of Canada and the Green Party of Canada make any explicit reference to the federal Access to Information Act.
  • During the 2015 election campaign, Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party ran on a platform that promised to make "government information more accessible."

NuScale Power Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Energoatom to Explore SMR Deployment in Ukraine

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 12:00am

NuScale Power and the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (Energoatom) announced today the two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the deployment of NuScale Power plants in Ukraine.

Key Points: 
  • NuScale Power and the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (Energoatom) announced today the two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the deployment of NuScale Power plants in Ukraine.
  • NuScale is excited to partner with Energoatom on the potential deployment of a NuScale Power plant in Ukraine, said John Hopkins, Chairman and CEO of NuScale Power.
  • Energoatom is pleased to establish a cooperation with NuScale Power, a U.S. vendor of small modular reactors.
  • The majority investor in NuScale is Fluor Corporation, a global engineering, procurement, and construction company with a 70-year history in commercial nuclear power.

Energoatom And Westinghouse Advance Clean Energy Throughout Central And Eastern Europe

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:48pm

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company and Energoatom, the state-owned nuclear utility of Ukraine, have signed an exclusive agreement to bring Westinghouse AP1000® reactors to multiple sites in Ukraine. The signing of the historic agreement took place at the Department of Energy Headquarters in Washington, DC, and was witnessed by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky, the honorable Jennifer Granholm, the United States Secretary of Energy, and the Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko.

Key Points: 
  • Energoatom has selected Westinghouse AP1000 technology for their long-term goals to develop new nuclear power plants in Ukraine.
  • The exclusive agreement solidifies Westinghouse and Energoatom to pursue the AP1000 reactor projects and help the country reach its de-carbonization goals utilizing clean, reliable, and cost-effective nuclear energy.
  • Westinghouse AP1000 technology is the only Generation III+ reactor technology licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and in several countries in Europe and Asia.
  • The State Enterprise "National Nuclear Energy Generating Company "Energoatom" was established in October 1996.

Energoatom And Westinghouse Advance Clean Energy Throughout Central And Eastern Europe

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 5:29pm

Energoatom has selected Westinghouse AP1000 technology for their long-term goals to develop new nuclear power plants in Ukraine.

Key Points: 
  • Energoatom has selected Westinghouse AP1000 technology for their long-term goals to develop new nuclear power plants in Ukraine.
  • The exclusive agreement solidifies Westinghouse and Energoatom to pursue the AP1000 reactor projects and help the country reach its de-carbonization goals utilizing clean, reliable, and cost-effective nuclear energy.
  • Westinghouse AP1000 technology is the only Generation III+ reactor technology licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and in several countries in Europe and Asia.
  • The State Enterprise "National Nuclear Energy Generating Company "Energoatom" was established in October 1996.

Government of Canada to require vaccination of federal workforce and federally regulated transportation sector

Friday, August 13, 2021 - 7:19pm

The Government of Canada today announced its intent to require vaccination as early as the end of September across the federal public service.

Key Points: 
  • The Government of Canada today announced its intent to require vaccination as early as the end of September across the federal public service.
  • The government will engage with key stakeholders, including bargaining agents and transportation sector operators as we plan for the implementation of these initiatives.
  • Further, the Government of Canada expects that Crown Corporations and other employers in the federally regulated sector will also require vaccination for their employees.
  • With the federal public service, there are approximately 19,000 employers and 1,235,000 employees (8% of all workers in Canada).

South Africa State-Owned Enterprises Report 2021 with Profiles of 24 Public Entities Including Transnet, Eskom, South African Airways and Denel - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 4:09pm

The "State-Owned Enterprises in South Africa 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "State-Owned Enterprises in South Africa 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report focuses on South Africa's major state-owned entities and includes information on the major enterprises, their performance and the factors that influence them including the pandemic, economic factors, their debt and performance levels and leadership issues.
  • There are profiles of 24 public entities which include major SOEs such as Transnet, Eskom, South African Airways and Denel, and other entities under state ownership and control such as the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Independent Development Trust.
  • The ongoing financial and operational crises faced by a number of major state-owned enterprises (SOEs) casts doubt on their practicality and survival.