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Security Industry Association to Present Elaine Palome With 2021 SIA Progress Award

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:30pm

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Elaine Palome director of human resources at Axis Communications and a member of Axis' Americas Management team as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Progress Award , an honor presented by SIA's Women in Security Forum (WISF) celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry.

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  • SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Elaine Palome director of human resources at Axis Communications and a member of Axis' Americas Management team as the 2021 recipient of the SIA Progress Award , an honor presented by SIA's Women in Security Forum (WISF) celebrating individuals who pave the way to success for women in the security industry.
  • SIA will present Palome with the award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, during the 2021 SIA Honors cocktail reception.
  • "SIA is thrilled to honor Elaine Palome with the 2021 SIA Progress Award," said SIA CEO Don Erickson.
  • At SIA Honors 2021, in addition to presenting the SIA Progress Award, SIA will also honor industry leaders with the George R. Lippert Memorial Award and SIA Insightful Practitioner Award .

Stanislav Ioudenitch of Park International Center for Music at Park University is Nominated by Steinway Piano Gallery of Kansas City for Steinway Teacher Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

STEINWAY PIANO GALLERY OF KANSAS CITY is proud to be the only exclusive STEINWAY Authorized showroom serving the Kansas City, Wichita, Topeka, and the greater Kansas and western Missouri areas.

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  • STEINWAY PIANO GALLERY OF KANSAS CITY is proud to be the only exclusive STEINWAY Authorized showroom serving the Kansas City, Wichita, Topeka, and the greater Kansas and western Missouri areas.
  • Residents of the greater Kansas and western Missouri areas can experience premium quality and support for all of their piano needs.
  • "We are very proud to work with the talented music educators inducted this fall into the Steinway & Sons Teacher Hall of Fame.
  • Steinway Piano Gallery of Kansas City is proud to carry out Steinway's uncompromising standard for sound, touch, beauty, and investment value.

Global Superstar Armando Christian Perez (Pitbull) Joins Forces with Top Phone Grip Maker, SpiiderGriip®, As Advisor and Strategic Partner

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:21pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiiderGriip today announces its affiliation with Global Superstar Armando Christian Prez (Pitbull).

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  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiiderGriip today announces its affiliation with Global Superstar Armando Christian Prez (Pitbull).
  • The partnership brings Armando on as a strategic partner and advisor for SpiiderGriip, a company that has seen continued growth and success in the phone grip category since launching in late 2019.
  • Armando Christian Perez is a GRAMMY-winning independent international superstar, education advocate, business entrepreneur and motivational speaker.
  • Pitbull invites disruption on a global scale as a GRAMMY-winning independent international superstar, education advocate, business entrepreneur and motivational speaker.

CSX Honors 71 Customers with 27th Annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 9:00pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) has recognized 71 customers with the companys annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.

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  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) has recognized 71 customers with the companys annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.
  • The CSX Chemical Safety Excellence Awards recognize customers who, like CSX, are relentlessly committed to protecting employees and communities across our rail network, said Kevin Boone, CSX executive vice president of Sales and Marketing.
  • The Chemical Safety Excellence Award is presented to customers who have shipped at least 600 carloads of hazardous materials on CSX during the year without release due to controllable factors.
  • Special recognition was given to three customers Cargill, Kemira and CHS for achieving 10 consecutive years without a release.

Women's World Banking Announces Fintech Innovation Challenge Winners

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 5:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Women's World Banking announced today Boost Capital and People's Pension Trust as the winners of its Third Annual Fintech Innovation Challenge, part of the organization's Making Finance Work for Women Thought Leadership Series.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Women's World Banking announced today Boost Capital and People's Pension Trust as the winners of its Third Annual Fintech Innovation Challenge, part of the organization's Making Finance Work for Women Thought Leadership Series.
  • Both companies clearly demonstrate the game-changing potential of fintechs to advance women's economic empowerment on a broader scale," said Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women's World Banking.
  • "The Fintech Innovation Challenge has established itself globally as a key platform for attracting equity-minded innovators and encouraging bold solutions to financial exclusion for women.
  • The winners of the Female Founder Award will receive a 1:1 marketing and PR strategy consult with Anthemis , a leading fintech investment platform.

Women's World Banking Announces Fintech Innovation Challenge Winners

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 5:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's World Banking announced today Boost Capital and People's Pension Trust as the winners of its Third Annual Fintech Innovation Challenge, part of the organization's Making Finance Work for Women Thought Leadership Series. Each year, the Challenge provides a global stage for fintechs to present innovative solutions and business models that help build economic security and prosperity for unbanked, underserved women. This year's competition culminated in a live virtual event to honor both recipients and get a deeper look into their fintech solutions, as well as hear from guest speakers to discuss the role of financial technology in the future of women's economic empowerment.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Women's World Banking announced today Boost Capital and People's Pension Trust as the winners of its Third Annual Fintech Innovation Challenge, part of the organization's Making Finance Work for Women Thought Leadership Series.
  • Both companies clearly demonstrate the game-changing potential of fintechs to advance women's economic empowerment on a broader scale," said Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women's World Banking.
  • "The Fintech Innovation Challenge has established itself globally as a key platform for attracting equity-minded innovators and encouraging bold solutions to financial exclusion for women.
  • The winners of the Female Founder Award will receive a 1:1 marketing and PR strategy consult with Anthemis , a leading fintech investment platform.

HARTING Names Heilind Electronics 2020 North American Broadline Distributor of the Year

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 4:00pm

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Heilind Electronics , a leading distributor of electronic components and authorized global distributor for HARTING, has been honored with the manufacturer's 2020 North American Broadline Distributor of the Year award.

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  • WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Heilind Electronics , a leading distributor of electronic components and authorized global distributor for HARTING, has been honored with the manufacturer's 2020 North American Broadline Distributor of the Year award.
  • During the four years of our partnership, Heilind has earned this award both in 2018 and again in 2020," said Jon DeSouza, president and CEO of HARTING Americas.
  • "It is such an honor and huge distinction to be recognized as HARTING's North American Broadline Distributor of the Year for a second year.
  • These awards are a true testament to the dedication and efforts of the entire Heilind team," said Alan Clapp, Sr. Vice President, Heilind Electronics.

The Smithers Quality Assessments Division Achieves Market Leading Position with Boeings Scorecard Results

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:09pm

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, is pleased to announce that the Smithers Quality Assessments Division has achieved a market leading position amongst Certification Bodies (CBs) with the most recently reported Boeing's CB Report Card.

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  • AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, is pleased to announce that the Smithers Quality Assessments Division has achieved a market leading position amongst Certification Bodies (CBs) with the most recently reported Boeing's CB Report Card.
  • "Smithers Quality Assessments division has remained committed to working with our partners at Boeing to continually drive their important supplier performance inputs into our regular assessment activities.
  • We are proud of the commitment of our back office team, Auditors and Clients in helping us achieve these marketing leading results," says Aaron Troschinetz, General Manager, North America, Smithers Quality Assessments Division.
  • Jeanette Preston, President of Smithers Quality Assessments Division, also serves as the sole CB focal for the Americas Aerospace scheme.

TeamViewer Partners with Google Cloud to Deliver Enterprise Augmented Reality Solutions on Google Glass

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamViewer , a leading global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, today announced a new partnership with Google Cloud to bring its augmented reality (AR) solutions to Google Cloud.

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  • TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamViewer , a leading global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, today announced a new partnership with Google Cloud to bring its augmented reality (AR) solutions to Google Cloud.
  • Through this partnership, TeamViewer and Google Cloud are co-developing and co-marketing enterprise AR solutions built on Google Cloud to better serve customer needs.
  • "We are excited to introduce this first solution with Google Cloud as retailers and grocers struggle to adjust to omnichannel shopping trends.
  • "As a Google Cloud partner, we are now developing solutions to improve both the front and back-end of retail operations as a first step.

COP26 Warning: World’s Listed Companies to Cause a Temperature Rise Of 3°C

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:15am

The Paris Agreement climate targets are increasingly out of reach as the worlds publicly listed companies will cause global temperatures to rise by 3C, according to the latest MSCI Net-Zero Tracker .

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  • The Paris Agreement climate targets are increasingly out of reach as the worlds publicly listed companies will cause global temperatures to rise by 3C, according to the latest MSCI Net-Zero Tracker .
  • The rapidly shrinking timeframe is being driven by the significant rise in greenhouse gas emissions from public companies as global economic activity rebounds.
  • The Net-Zero Tracker also finds that less than half of listed companies are aligned with a 2C temperature rise.
  • However, from 2016 to 2020, less than a quarter of the worlds publicly listed companies managed this feat.