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FRIXION, THE FIRST AND ONLY STEM PEN, LAUNCHES THE "FRIXION FOR GOOD" CAMPAIGN SUPPORTING GIRLS WHO CODE

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 3:55pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This back-to-school season, Pilot Corporation of America (Pilot Pen) and its line of erasable FriXion pens – the first and only pens to earn STEM Authenticated™ status from STEM.org – is excited to announce its "FriXion for Good" campaign. The campaign is inspired by the science that powers thermo-sensitive, erasable FriXion, and is designed to benefit STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) students and supports STEM education.

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  • The campaign is inspired by the science that powers thermo-sensitive, erasable FriXion, and is designed to benefit STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) students and supports STEM education.
  • Pilot is also encouraging consumers to join the movement and help generate "FriXion for Good" by writing and erasing with FriXion.
  • "At Pilot, we are passionate about STEM education, and are proud to be able to help empower STEM students.
  • Since launching in 2012, Girls Who Code has reached 450,000 girls through our in-person programming and we have nearly 90,000 college-aged alumni.

Xcel Energy Announces Transportation Vision to Power All Vehicles With Carbon-Free Energy By 2050

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 5:10pm

Xcel Energy today announced a new transportation vision that drives toward providing the infrastructure and energy to run all vehicles in its service area on carbon-free electricity or other clean energy by 2050.

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  • Xcel Energy today announced a new transportation vision that drives toward providing the infrastructure and energy to run all vehicles in its service area on carbon-free electricity or other clean energy by 2050.
  • Xcel Energy is making incredible progress and has already reduced power sector carbon emissions by 50% since 2005, said Bob Frenzel, chairman, president, and CEO of Xcel Energy.
  • Xcel Energys zero-carbon transportation vision for 2050 includes:
    Providing the fueling infrastructure and energy system to run all vehicles in its service area on carbon-free electricity or other clean energy.
  • Xcel Energy was the first in the industry to set ambitious greenhouse gas goals across all the ways its customers use energy: electricity, heating and transportation.

Degree® Deodorant Signs 18 Additional Diverse & Standout Student Athletes to its 2nd Annual NIL 'Breaking Limits Team' While Searching for More

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:43pm

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the first major brands to work with college athletes when new NIL rules went into effect last year, Degree® Deodorant set a precedent for brands entering the NIL space by taking a more thoughtful approach to partnerships with college athletes.

Key Points: 
  • The selection process begins on August 2, 2022, and concludes on August 17, 2022.
  • Degree will review the entries and select individuals who will receive an offer to join the 2022-2023 #BreakingLimits Team roster.
  • This search of athletes follows the Degree #BreakingLimits inaugural Team in the 2021-2022 academic school year comprised of 23 standout student athletes on and off the court/field/pool.
  • The inaugural class will use their social platforms and voices to help find additional athletes for year two with just as inspiring stories of their own.

National Movement to Turn Food Waste Into Renewable Energy Gains Momentum

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:15pm

The Alliance, founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America aims to avoid or eliminate food waste first and repurpose what cant be eliminated into renewable energy via farm-based anaerobic digesters.

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  • The Alliance, founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America aims to avoid or eliminate food waste first and repurpose what cant be eliminated into renewable energy via farm-based anaerobic digesters.
  • Chobani, headquartered in New York, is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people.
  • Theyre combining food waste with cow waste and theyre gathering all this methane and theyre generating power.
  • Vanguard Renewables, based in Wellesley, Massachusetts, is a national leader in developing food and dairy waste-to-renewable energy projects.

W.S. Badger Company and Local Non-Profits Celebrate Hawai’i Island Ban on Toxic Sunscreens

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 6:00pm

The new law, which goes into effect in Hawaii County on December 1, 2022, does not impact the sale of mineral sunscreens that contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide.

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  • The new law, which goes into effect in Hawaii County on December 1, 2022, does not impact the sale of mineral sunscreens that contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide.
  • Hawaii County follows Maui County in banning the sale of chemical (non-mineral) sunscreens except as prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider.
  • Maui County Councilmember Kelly Takaya King said: I am delighted that Hawaii Island has followed Maui Countys lead in protecting its coral reef and marine environment.
  • The Kohala Centers Kahaluu Bay Education Center (KBEC) on Hawaii Island educates the public about sunscreens and corals and swaps mineral sunscreens for chemical ones to protect the corals.

SIJ AMERICAS EXPANDS INVENTORY WITH NEW CHICAGO-BASED MILL DEPOT WAREHOUSE

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 5:34pm

SIJ Americas expands inventory with new Chicago based mill depot warehouse.

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  • SIJ Americas expands inventory with new Chicago based mill depot warehouse.
  • As the North American distribution arm of the SIJ Group, SIJ Americas stocks forged plate and long products made at the SIJ Metal Ravne mill location and quarto plates made at the SIJ Acroni mill location.
  • SIJ Americas is the North American distribution arm for SIJ Group- a leading producer of stainless and tool products.
  • Headquartered in Red Bank, New Jersey, SIJ Americas also retains a mill depot warehouse in Romeoville, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

6th Annual ConV2X Telehealth 2022 Event Announced

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:39pm

North Miami, Florida , Aug 1, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The acclaimed annual telehealth event catalyzes C-suite global market executives driving the transformation of telehealth, data science, and edge technologies and includes healthcare leadership & breakthrough technology providers to inspire and guide informed decision making to successfully navigate a new digital health era.

Key Points: 
  • North Miami, Florida , Aug 1, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The acclaimed annual telehealth event catalyzes C-suite global market executives driving the transformation of telehealth, data science, and edge technologies and includes healthcare leadership & breakthrough technology providers to inspire and guide informed decision making to successfully navigate a new digital health era.
  • The full day event will present keynotes, panel discussions, and unparalleled business and research network opportunities.
  • The audience includes top multidisciplinary global leaders from platform providers, health systems, payors, universities, government, NGO, consultants, think tanks, clinicians, pharmaceutical & medical device manufacturers, VCs/Investors, students and startups.

Project Canary Accelerates Climate Change Action with Hire of Elizabeth Stolpe, Key Voice in U.S. and International Government Affairs

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 3:00pm

Elizabeth Stolpe has been named Vice President U.S. and International Government Affairs.

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  • Elizabeth Stolpe has been named Vice President U.S. and International Government Affairs.
  • The company has been a constructive voice in driving market solutions to climate change.
  • The addition of Stolpe will bolster the companys role in emission measurement and climate change advocacy both nationally and internationally.
  • Project Canary is a SaaS-based data analytics company focused on accurate corporate climate ESG data for emission-intensive industrial companies.

ConV2X Blockchain in Healthcare 2022 Event Announced

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 12:00am

AUSTIN, TX, July 28, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Partners in Digital Health has announced the acclaimed ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) Blockchain in Healthcare 2022, will be held on site and in person, at the Central Public Library, Thursday, September 15, in Austin, TX, USA.

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  • AUSTIN, TX, July 28, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Partners in Digital Health has announced the acclaimed ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) Blockchain in Healthcare 2022, will be held on site and in person, at the Central Public Library, Thursday, September 15, in Austin, TX, USA.
  • The blockchain event is the premier destination community driving the transformation of healthcare with blockchain and edge technologies.
  • The theme for the 2022 program is "Blockchain in Healthcare Today and Tomorrow" (https://conv2xsymposium.com).
  • The full day event presents panel discussions, keynotes, meet the speakers and startup forum, a virtual blockchain scientific track, and exhibition gallery.

Certiport Names 2022 Adobe Certified Professional World Champion from United States

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 9:35pm

SALT LAKE CITY, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Certiport Names 2022 Adobe Certified Professional World Champion from the United States of America. Second place goes to Brazil and Third place to United Kingdom in a digital design competition that attracted over 238,000 competitors

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  • The winners of the 2022 Adobe Certified Professional World Championship have been announced by Certiport, the leading provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners.
  • SALT LAKE CITY, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Certiport Names 2022 Adobe Certified Professional World Champion from the United States of America.
  • Next year, Certiport will host the 2023 Adobe Certified Professional World Championship in Orlando, Florida from July 30-August 2, 2023.
  • "Certiport" is a registered trademark of NCS Pearson, Inc. in the United States and other countries.