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 AstraZeneca and Bob Harper Unveil the Survivors Have Heart Second Chance Portraits to Change the Face of Heart Attack Survivorship

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:17pm

Today, AstraZeneca, in continued partnership with Bob Harper host of The Biggest Loser, best-selling author and heart attack survivor announced the unveiling of the Survivors Have Heart Second Chance Portraits, a series of photographs that highlight the stories, strength and diverse experiences of heart attack survivors from around the country.

Key Points: 
  • Today, AstraZeneca, in continued partnership with Bob Harper host of The Biggest Loser, best-selling author and heart attack survivor announced the unveiling of the Survivors Have Heart Second Chance Portraits, a series of photographs that highlight the stories, strength and diverse experiences of heart attack survivors from around the country.
  • Captured by Bob Harper, an avid photographer himself, these portraits challenge traditional perceptions of heart attack survivorship and celebrate second chances as part of Survivors Have Heart , a national community-building movement powered by stories of heart attack survivors and their loved ones.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005771/en/
    Embarking on a new phase of their post-heart attack journey, the five survivors featured in the Survivors Have Heart Second Chance Portraits will be trained to mentor new heart attack survivors and bring education and disease awareness to their local communities.
  • Survivors Have Heart is a national movement that uses the power of patient stories to engage heart attack survivors and their loved ones, while supporting those who may be at risk of another heart attack.

Lathrop GPM Launches Increasing Diversity in Franchising Speaker Series

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:33pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lathrop GPM will launch its Increasing Diversity in Franchising speaker series on October 28, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lathrop GPM will launch its Increasing Diversity in Franchising speaker series on October 28, 2021.
  • The educational and thought-provoking program is designed to increase ownership in franchising by underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as both franchisees and franchisors.
  • Lathrop GPM's Increasing Diversity in Franchising'sflagship eventwill be virtual on Thursday, October 28 (12 noon ET; 11 am CT; 10 am MT; 9 am PT).
  • Serving franchise clients is a priority for Lathrop GPM; many of the firm's attorneys who practice in other areas of business law also are experienced in advising and representing franchisors.

C Spire Business hosting free Alabama technology, networking event today

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:05pm

HOOVER, Ala., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --C Spire Business is hosting a free, major technology conference and networking event today for Alabama business and tech executives where experts will share the latest industry trends and innovations in information technology and cybersecurity across a wide range of industry sectors.

Key Points: 
  • HOOVER, Ala., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --C Spire Business is hosting a free, major technology conference and networking event today for Alabama business and tech executives where experts will share the latest industry trends and innovations in information technology and cybersecurity across a wide range of industry sectors.
  • The event is hosted by C Spire Business, a division of C Spire, and includes sponsorships from technology partners Cisco, Dell Technologies, Citrix, Fortinet, Veeam, Zerto and many others.
  • C Spire Business is a division of C Spire, a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides world-class, customer-inspired Gigabit consumer Internet access as well as a full suite of dedicated Internet, IP Voice, data, cloud and managed services for businesses.
  • This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news .For more information about C Spire Business, visit www.cspire.com/business or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspirebusiness or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspirebusiness .

Theta Lake Introduces Integrated Security and Compliance Archiving for Webex by Cisco

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Theta Lake , a leader in modern collaboration security and compliance solutions, today announced its latest partnership enhancements with Webex by Cisco .

Key Points: 
  • Theta Lake , a leader in modern collaboration security and compliance solutions, today announced its latest partnership enhancements with Webex by Cisco .
  • Along with these new capabilities, Theta Lake is offering a free version of Theta Lakes Archiving, Security, and Compliance Suite to Webex customers.
  • Since Theta Lake was added as a Cisco Solutions Plus partner in 2020 , and became available for sale by Cisco sales teams and Cisco partners, Global 500 customers in financial services, government, and other industries across Canada, Europe, and the United States have purchased and deployed Theta Lake compliance and security capabilities for Webex.
  • Theta Lake is designed and integrated with Webex to solve this by enabling Webex implementations with compliance for industry regulations such as SEC 17a-4, MiFID II, FINRA, and GDPR.

Omnicom Media Group, National Minority Suppliers Development Council Partner To Advance Certification For Diverse Content Creators

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

"Our goal in partnering with the NMSDC - the gold standard for minority-owned certification - is to build the industry's only database of certified creators, enabling a new media channel for diverse investment," says OMG North America CEO Scott Hagedorn, who notes that this is the latest example of OMG collaborating with a D&I partner to create an investment environment that is both favorable for diverse media owners, and aligned to marketers performance needs. "Earlier this year we partnered with a minority-owned SSP and others to enable the launch of more than 150 private marketplaces that helped diverse publishers gain a greater share of spend. Working with the NMSDC, we're raising the bar, moving beyond curating diverse inventory to creating it -- an influencer marketing channel that will give diverse creators more opportunities to strategically and effectively partner with our clients."

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Media Group (OMG) the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) and the National Minority Suppliers Development Council (NMSDC), America's most influential and successful minority business development organization, are entering into a first-of-its-kind partnership to help content creators of diverse backgrounds earn the NMSDC's minority business enterprise (MBE) certification a designation that that will help level the playing field for diverse creators by elevating them in the media selection process.
  • Working with the NMSDC, we're raising the bar, moving beyond curating diverse inventory to creatingit --an influencer marketing channel that will give diverse creators more opportunities to strategically and effectively partner with our clients."
  • "Our partnership with Omnicom Media Group allows us to expand our reach to a new category of minority business owners - the young entrepreneurs who are re-defining media."
  • OMG has set a goal of sponsoringNMSDC certification for 500 diverse creators by the end of 2022.

Deloitte collaborates with UpLink on Impact Report highlighting progress addressing global challenges; selected for 2021 Salesforce Partner Innovation Award

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

"The challenges of today's society cannot be solved by a single organization," says Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO.

Key Points: 
  • "The challenges of today's society cannot be solved by a single organization," says Punit Renjen, Deloitte Global CEO.
  • "Through UpLink, Deloitte is able to identify social entrepreneurs working to solve matters in their local communities and achieving incredible results.
  • UpLink has hosted 27 innovation challenges this past year, surfacing more than 2,500 innovations from 38 different countries.
  • 1 World Economic Forum UpLink, 2020-2021 Impact Report , 2021, p. 20
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TriLite raises €8 million to enable augmented vision for consumer eyewear

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

In addition to its market-leading hardware, TriLite has invested heavily in innovative software, which makes it simple for developers to adopt its solutions.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to its market-leading hardware, TriLite has invested heavily in innovative software, which makes it simple for developers to adopt its solutions.
  • Through this platform, TriLite combines its own manufacturability expertise with industry-leading partners to secure a successful production ramp for end-customers.
  • TriLite designs and builds the world's smallest projection displays and ensures that everyone can enjoy augmented vision as lightweight as the eyewear of today.
  • TriLite enables its customers to accelerate the availability of leading-edge display solutions for mass market Augmented Reality applications.

S&P 500 companies continuing to improve board diversity, 2021 Spencer Stuart U.S. Board Index Finds

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

The 2021 U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index found that companies are heeding calls from shareholders and other stakeholders for increased boardroom diversity, including gender, age, race/ethnicity and professional background.

Key Points: 
  • The 2021 U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index found that companies are heeding calls from shareholders and other stakeholders for increased boardroom diversity, including gender, age, race/ethnicity and professional background.
  • Many boards expanded their size in order to achieve greater diversity," said Julie Hembrock Daum, who leads Spencer Stuart's North American Board Practice.
  • The Spencer Stuart Board Index reflects data up until May 13, 2021, the most up-to-date analysis available in the market.
  • The findings included in the 2021 U.S. Spencer Stuart Board Index are based on the S&P 500 as of May 13, 2021 and proxy statements filed between May 28, 2020 and May 13, 2021.

In Wake of COVID-19, Americans More Divided on Desire to Marry and Have Children, According to New Survey

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:01am

When it comes to class, the findings are more complex, with childbearing trends among the poor becoming closer to those of more educated and affluent Americans."

Key Points: 
  • When it comes to class, the findings are more complex, with childbearing trends among the poor becoming closer to those of more educated and affluent Americans."
  • It sought to answer three questions: Will marriage and fertility fall further in the wake of the pandemic?
  • Are Americans likely to turn toward family formation in response to the loneliness from pandemic lockdowns?
  • The desire to marry increased nine percentage points overall among higher-income Americans vs. 4% for middle-income and 2% among lower-income Americans.

Breathe Better Kentucky: New Campaign by KMA, KFMC and Anthem Foundation Focuses on Lung Health Issues, Disparities Amid COVID-19

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:26pm

Thats why the Kentucky Medical Association, the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care, and the Anthem Foundation are launching Breathe Better Kentucky, a year-long, multimedia public health campaign that aims to educate all Kentuckians on lung health issues and encourage visiting with a physician to discuss specific concerns.

Key Points: 
  • Thats why the Kentucky Medical Association, the Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care, and the Anthem Foundation are launching Breathe Better Kentucky, a year-long, multimedia public health campaign that aims to educate all Kentuckians on lung health issues and encourage visiting with a physician to discuss specific concerns.
  • will speak with researchers, experts, advocates, and survivors who reveal eye-opening information that challenges basic assumptions about lung health.
  • Were excited about the opportunity to work with the Anthem Foundation to shed more light on lung health through the Breath Better Kentucky campaign, said KMA President and pulmonologist Neal Moser, M.D.
  • Its time to Breathe Better, Kentucky, and make improving our lung health a priority this year, said Dr. Moser.