Friends of the Earth

Dah Sing Bank and Friends of the Earth (HK) Jointly Present Retail and E-Commerce ESG Forum for SMEs

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

HONG KONG, Sept 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The second industry forum (the "Forum") under the SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme ("the Programme") took place today under the joint auspices of Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") and Friends of the Earth (HK) ("FoE HK").

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  • HONG KONG, Sept 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The second industry forum (the "Forum") under the SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme ("the Programme") took place today under the joint auspices of Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") and Friends of the Earth (HK) ("FoE HK").
  • Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dah Sing Banking Group Limited (HKG:2356) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • In addition to its Hong Kong banking operations, Dah Sing Bank also has wholly-owned subsidiaries including Dah Sing Bank (China) Limited, Banco Comercial de Macau, S.A., and OK Finance Limited.
  • Dah Sing Bank and Friends of the Earth (HK) Jointly Present:
    Industry Forums / Programme Application Opens: 27 June 2022 / 21 September 2022
    Online Questionnaire Completion & Supporting Documents Submission: Until 31 December 2022 / Until 28 February 2023

House Committee Advances Child Nutrition Legislation

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor advanced the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act (H.R.

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  • Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor advanced the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act (H.R.
  • This comprehensive reauthorization of federal child nutrition programs includes vital provisions to expand plant-based school meals and increase equity by removing barriers that prevent children from accessing nondairy milk.
  • The Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act now advances for further consideration by the House of Representatives.
  • This visionary legislation recognizes the importance of investing in the health of our children and the planet they will inherit.

University of Phoenix Faculty to Participate in Harbinger's EdTech PowerHour Panel Discussion

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Wednesday, July 13, 2022

University of Phoenix College of Education and College of Business and Information Technology faculty Charity Jennings, Ed.D., MIS, MAEd, will participate in the Future of Education (FoE) panel during Harbinger's EdTech PowerHour this Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 8:00 am PST.

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  • University of Phoenix College of Education and College of Business and Information Technology faculty Charity Jennings, Ed.D., MIS, MAEd, will participate in the Future of Education (FoE) panel during Harbinger's EdTech PowerHour this Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 8:00 am PST.
  • The panel, Future of Education (FoE): Connecting the Dots between Education and Employment will be held in a virtual discussion format.
  • Jennings is a faculty member teaching in the College of Education and in the College of Business and Information Technology at University of Phoenix.
  • University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.

Dah Sing Bank and Friends of the Earth (HK) Jointly Present Property and Construction Industry ESG Forum for SMEs

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Monday, June 27, 2022

HONG KONG, June 27, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The first industry forum ("the Forum") under the "SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme" ("the Programme") took place today under the joint auspices of Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") and Friends of the Earth (HK) ("FoE HK").

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, June 27, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - The first industry forum ("the Forum") under the "SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme" ("the Programme") took place today under the joint auspices of Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") and Friends of the Earth (HK) ("FoE HK").
  • ESG implementation may become one of the ways for SMEs to overcome adversity in a down market.
  • Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dah Sing Banking Group Limited (HKG:2356) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • In addition to its Hong Kong banking operations, Dah Sing Bank also has wholly-owned subsidiaries including Dah Sing Bank (China) Limited, Banco Comercial de Macau, S.A., and OK Finance Limited.

Dah Sing Bank and Friends of the Earth (HK) Jointly Present: The SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

HONG KONG, June 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") and Friends of the Earth (HK) have jointly launched the "SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme" ("the Programme") today.

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  • HONG KONG, June 8, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") and Friends of the Earth (HK) have jointly launched the "SME ESG Best Practices Recognition Programme" ("the Programme") today.
  • The Programme encourages SMEs to adopt best practices in environmental, social and governance (ESG), enhancing their competitiveness while achieving sustainable development.
  • Ms. Phoebe Wong, Deputy Chief Executive, Senior Executive Director, Group Head of Personal Banking of Dah Sing Bank, said, "Our Bank is committed to supporting SMEs.
  • Dah Sing Bank, Limited ("Dah Sing Bank") is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dah Sing Banking Group Limited (HKG:2356) which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

DGAP-News: African Energy Chamber: African Energy Week October Dates Set in Stone with Exploration for Energy and Energy Poverty on Agenda

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Friday, April 1, 2022

AEW 2022 represents Africa's premier energy event and remains committed to African energy, African people and Africa's economic development.

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  • AEW 2022 represents Africa's premier energy event and remains committed to African energy, African people and Africa's economic development.
  • Representing the continent's premier energy event - and the conference of choice for Africa's energy ministers- African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 remains committed to African oil, gas and energy, driving its strong pro-African agenda in 2022 and beyond.
  • Last year, AOW made the decision to go to Dubai, taking the discussion on African energy out of Africa and away from African stakeholders.
  • AEW 2022 unites African energy stakeholders with investors and international partners to drive industry growth and development and promote Africa as the destination for energy investments.

The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act Is Reintroduced in California to Protect Our Forests & Endangered Species

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Monday, February 14, 2022

Tropical forests cover roughly seven percent of the Earth's surface but harbor close to half of all species on Earth.

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  • Tropical forests cover roughly seven percent of the Earth's surface but harbor close to half of all species on Earth.
  • "We will lose vital species such as endangered orangutans, tigers, and rhinos if we do not take meaningful action to end the destruction of our rainforests.
  • The Deforestation-Free Procurement Act will help to aid in the protection of critical habitat thus preserving species and forests for future generations."
  • "California's Deforestation-Free Procurement Act is a visionary but pragmatic approach to stemming the crisis at the root, and it needs all of our support."

The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act Moves to Governor Gavin Newsom's Desk for Signature; Help Peace 4 Animals Ensure the Bill Becomes Law

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Authored by California Assemblymember Ash Kalra, this important bill is currently on the desk of Governor Gavin Newsom awaiting his signature by October 10th.

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  • Authored by California Assemblymember Ash Kalra, this important bill is currently on the desk of Governor Gavin Newsom awaiting his signature by October 10th.
  • stated Katie Cleary, Founder and President of Peace 4 Animals, whose non-profit is a co-sponsor of The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, and World Animal News.
  • We are very hopeful that this important bill will be signed into law by the Governor of California."
  • The California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act is co-sponsored by Peace 4 Animals, along with Friends of the Earth, and Social Compassion in Legislation.

Investors Support California Act to Protect Forests Introduced Today

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The Act would leverage Californias purchasing power to mandate No Deforestation policies and practices at companies that do business with the state of California.

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  • The Act would leverage Californias purchasing power to mandate No Deforestation policies and practices at companies that do business with the state of California.
  • Forests play a crucial role in mitigating climate change; currently deforestation is the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.
  • The California Deforestation Free Procurement Act as introduced today is co-authored by Senator Ben Allen, Assemblymember Richard Bloom, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, and Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes.
  • Seeing this community get behind the California Deforestation Free Procurement Act should send a signal that defunding deforestation is good business.