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Hitachi Recognized as 'A List' on Climate Change for the Third Consecutive Year

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

This is the third consecutive year that Hitachi has been selected for the A List in the areas of Climate Change.

Key Points: 
  • This is the third consecutive year that Hitachi has been selected for the A List in the areas of Climate Change.
  • Hitachi has established long-term environmental targets in its Hitachi Environmental Innovation 2050.
  • Additionally, to promote sustainable management, Hitachi amended its executive compensation system*, expanding the ratio of sustainability evaluation in the compensation.
  • *News Release on April 25, 2023 "Hitachi Amends Executive Compensation System, Further Strengthening Links Between Corporate Value and Compensation" www.hitachi.com/New/cnews/month/2023/04/230425b.html

Kao Rated Triple-A for Climate Change, Water Security, and Forests for Fourth Consecutive Year by CDP

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Kao, a leading manufacturer of personal care, household, and cosmetics products, received the highest triple-A score for its sustainability initiatives involving climate change, forests, and water security.

Key Points: 
  • Kao, a leading manufacturer of personal care, household, and cosmetics products, received the highest triple-A score for its sustainability initiatives involving climate change, forests, and water security.
  • More than 21,000 firms were evaluated for the ‘A List’, with only 10 selected for inclusion across the three categories.
  • Kao has now been included in the Climate Change ‘A List’ for the fifth time, the Forests ‘A List’ for the fourth time, and the Water Security ‘A List’ for the seventh time.
  • In the forests area, Kao has created a “Palm Oil Dashboard” on its website, which provides information on its palm oil procurement activities.

Allē by Allergan Aesthetics is the Leading Aesthetics Loyalty Rewards Program in the U.S.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company (NYSE: ABBV), announced the results of a consumer survey designed to examine the value proposition of Allē, Allergan Aesthetics loyalty rewards program. The survey of Allē Members who have been treated in the past twelve months affirmed Allē's position as the leading aesthetics loyalty rewards program in the country, with a ninety-two percent satisfaction rate reported by survey respondents1*.

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company (NYSE: ABBV), announced the results of a consumer survey designed to examine the value proposition of Allē, Allergan Aesthetics loyalty rewards program.
  • From its inception, Allē has disrupted the aesthetics industry by offering the most robust rewards program in the category.
  • That's why Allē is the first and only aesthetics loyalty rewards program to give its users points on more than 40 brands, products, and treatments at their Allē provider—even those that are not Allē brands.
  • For providers looking to engage with Allē for Business, please contact your local Allergan Aesthetics Business Development Manager.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES POINTS FOR A PURPOSE HOLIDAY PROMOTION FOR RAPID REWARDS MEMBERS

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Friday, December 1, 2023

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced the Points for a Purpose Holiday Promotion offering Rapid Rewards® Members a special incentive to increase their giving impact by donating to select nonprofits starting Dec. 1, 2023, and running through Dec. 14, 2023. This promotion allows Customers to donate cash to one of the airline's nonprofit partners while earning points—Customers can earn 10 Rapid Rewards points for every dollar* donated, and Southwest® will match the number of points in the nonprofit's account.

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  • Donate $25 or more to select nonprofit organizations, earn 10 Rapid Rewards points per dollar, and Southwest Airlines will match the number of points in the nonprofit's account
    DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced the Points for a Purpose Holiday Promotion offering Rapid Rewards® Members a special incentive to increase their giving impact by donating to select nonprofits starting Dec. 1, 2023, and running through Dec. 14, 2023.
  • This promotion allows Customers to donate cash to one of the airline's nonprofit partners while earning points—Customers can earn 10 Rapid Rewards points for every dollar* donated, and Southwest® will match the number of points in the nonprofit's account.
  • "We know our Customers love the Rapid Rewards Program and the holidays are a great time to put purpose behind giving."
  • Points will be reflected in your Rapid Rewards account within 45 days after a donation has been made.

Progress Helps Organizations Unlock the Full Potential of IT Infrastructure Management with WhatsUp Gold

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

BURLINGTON, Mass., June 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progress (Nasdaq: PRGS), the trusted provider of application development and infrastructure software, today announced the release of Progress® WhatsUp Gold® 2023.0, its award-winning IT infrastructure monitoring software. Progress expands the powerful, built-in infrastructure discovery and monitoring power of WhatsUp Gold IT infrastructure monitoring system to provide wider access to network data across the organization, helping NetOps establish clearer, faster communications and reinforcing the value of IT.​

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  • Latest release of Progress WhatsUp Gold provides organizations with advanced configuration management, configurable NOC views and improved reporting capabilities for better insight into their IT infrastructure
    BURLINGTON, Mass., June 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progress (Nasdaq: PRGS), the trusted provider of application development and infrastructure software, today announced the release of Progress® WhatsUp Gold® 2023.0 , its award-winning IT infrastructure monitoring software.
  • Using WhatsUp Gold, organizations rely on a powerful combination of out-of-the-box functionality, intuitive workflows and system integrations to manage complexity and quickly find and fix network infrastructure problems.
  • WhatsUp Gold monitors everything connected to the IT infrastructure and displays it in one interactive and intuitive mapping interface.
  • Administrators can deploy WhatsUp Gold to help monitor, measure and resolve infrastructure issues as well as track application performance and network traffic.

CHEMISTRY EARNS COVETED SPOT ON AD AGE'S 2023 A-LIST

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Tuesday, March 14, 2023

PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent, full-service advertising agency Chemistry announced that it has been recognized on Ad Age's 2023 A-List. Ad Age, a leading advertising, marketing, and media industry publication, released its annual A-List this week. Since 2007, Ad Age has recognized the top advertising agencies on the A-List for the creative work, innovation, and culture they contribute to the industry. This significant honor comes on the heels of Chemistry being named a finalist for Campaign US' 2023 Independent Agency of the Year (the winner will be announced the week of March 20) and being listed on the 2022 shortlist for Adweek's Midsize Agency of the Year.

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent, full-service advertising agency Chemistry announced that it has been recognized on Ad Age's 2023 A-List .
  • Chemistry was also recognized for its unfailing commitment to diversity – across the agency, in its work, and in its culture.
  • This includes the growth of Chemistry Cultura, which specializes in marketing targeted to the many different Hispanic cultures in the US.
  • The Ad Age article honoring the agency highlights several of the outstanding campaigns that solidified the agency's place on the A-List.

Kyocera Introduces Plastic-Free Retail Packaging for Ceramic Knives & Kitchenware

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kyocera, a leader in ceramic cutlery since 1984, will introduce 100% plastic-free packaging for its line of ceramic knives and kitchen tools during the U.S. Natural Products Expo West 2023 in Anaheim, Calif., March 9-11, 2023 (Booth 3425, Hall D). The new packaging is part of Kyocera's global sustainability commitment, and will reduce the company's total plastics use by more than 20 tons per year — a CO2 reduction impact equal to more than 570,000 trees — from packaging ceramic knives and kitchen products alone.*

Key Points: 
  • When redesigning the ceramic knife and kitchen tools packaging to eliminate plastic, sustainability and safety were key priorities.
  • The colorful new packaging emphasizes whole-foods cooking and the key benefits of using ceramic knives for easy meal preparation — including new pictograms highlighting "hand-sharpened blades", "dishwasher safe", "lightweight" and "extremely sharp".
  • Developing innovative and sustainable ceramic tools for the home has been important to Kyocera since it entered the ceramic consumer products market in 1984.
  • Kyocera's first Bio-Series eco-friendly knives were introduced in 2021 with 100% recyclable packaging, and handles made with a bio-derived material (sugarcane).

DENSO Receives Highest Rating from CDP in "Climate Change" and "Water Security"

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

DENSO also promotes initiatives in the 3 areas of "Monozukuri (manufacturing)," "Mobility Products," and "Energy Use" to realize a carbon-neutral society.

Key Points: 
  • DENSO also promotes initiatives in the 3 areas of "Monozukuri (manufacturing)," "Mobility Products," and "Energy Use" to realize a carbon-neutral society.
  • DENSO aims to achieve sustainable business growth and expansion and contribute to addressing ever-increasing environmental issues.
  • DENSO remains committed to enhancing its corporate value and contributing to the realization of a sustainable society through sustainability management.
  • (2) DENSO has been selected for the following 3 Green Innovation Fund projects.

DENSO Receives Highest Rating from CDP in "Climate Change" and "Water Security"

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

This is the first time DENSO has been selected for the "A-List" in the area of "Climate Change" and the second consecutive time in the area of "Water Security."

Key Points: 
  • This is the first time DENSO has been selected for the "A-List" in the area of "Climate Change" and the second consecutive time in the area of "Water Security."
  • DENSO also promotes initiatives in the 3 areas of "Monozukuri (manufacturing)," "Mobility Products," and "Energy Use" to realize a carbon-neutral society.
  • DENSO believes that its multifaceted efforts have contributed to its selection for the "A-List."
  • DENSO remains committed to enhancing its corporate value and contributing to the realization of a sustainable society through sustainability management.

Firmenich recognized for global environmental leadership with fifth CDP triple "A"

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

GENEVA, Dec. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, has been awarded a fifth consecutive triple "A" by CDP for the Group's global leadership in transparency and action on climate change, water security and forestry protection. CDP today placed Firmenich among 12 companies that achieved a triple "A" listing in 2022, out of nearly 15,000 that were scored based on data they submitted to CDP. The Group is one of only two companies worldwide that have achieved at least five consecutive triple "A" ratings.

Key Points: 
  • CDP today placed Firmenich among 12 companies that achieved a triple "A" listing in 2022, out of nearly 15,000that were scored based on data they submitted to CDP.
  • CDP's annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency.
  • "For the fifth year in a row, CDP has recognized our global leadership in environmental performance with a triple 'A' rating," Gilbert Ghostine, CEO of Firmenich, said.
  • Neil McFarlane, Senior VP Global Quality, Health, Safety & Environment, Firmenich, said: "At Firmenich, we strive to be proactive in our approach to the climate crisis.