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International Summit -- World Leaders From Dozens of Countries are Gathering from August 11-15, 2022, to Address Paths to Global Peace

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 5:02pm

World leaders from dozens of countries are gathering from August 11-15, 2022, to address paths to global peace, with a special emphasis on Africa, the Asia Pacific Region and reconciliation between North and South Korea.

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  • World leaders from dozens of countries are gathering from August 11-15, 2022, to address paths to global peace, with a special emphasis on Africa, the Asia Pacific Region and reconciliation between North and South Korea.
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  • In addition to UPF International Chair Dr. Thomas G. Walsh, the summits dozens of speakers will include Sheikh Mansour Diouf, Senegal; Hon.
  • The August 11-15 events will have in-person speakers and participants, as well as a large global audience who will join digitally via a high-tech hybrid format.

PreciTaste Raises $24M Series A to Redefine Foodservice Operations with Vision AI Technology

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PreciTaste, a Vision AI platform and industry leader in operational optimization, has raised $24 million in Series A to continue its mission to become the standard for digital food AI management in fast casual and QSR kitchens. Developed to maximize efficiency, enhance customer experience, and reduce food waste, the largest food chains apply PreciTaste to combat the industry's labor, quality, and sustainability challenges.

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  • PreciTaste adapts to each operation by observing crews, then generates AI agents through data to assist them live onsite.
  • With 1,500+ food AI systems deployed since, PreciTaste has evolved with a proprietary offline-first AIOS operating system and TasteOS Cloud-based reporting platform.
  • With $24 million in Series A growth funding,PreciTaste is fast-tracking deployments of its proprietary Vision AI technology protected by 40+ patents, whichoptimizes operations, leading to labor efficiency, sales growth, and sustainability.
  • Series A is led by Melitas Ventures and Cleveland Avenue , and includes Enlightened Hospitality Investments (EHI) and Monogram Capital Partners .

World Leaders from Dozens of Countries are Gathering -- International Summit in South Korea, August 11-15, 2022, to Address Paths to Global Peace

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 3:54pm

World leaders from dozens of countries are gathering from August 11-15, 2022, to address paths to global peace, with a special emphasis on Africa, the Asia Pacific Region and reconciliation between North and South Korea.

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  • World leaders from dozens of countries are gathering from August 11-15, 2022, to address paths to global peace, with a special emphasis on Africa, the Asia Pacific Region and reconciliation between North and South Korea.
  • Hon.
  • In addition to UPF International Chair Dr. Thomas G. Walsh, the summits dozens of speakers will include Sheikh Mansour Diouf, Senegal; Hon.
  • The August 11-15 events will have in-person speakers and participants, as well as a large global audience who will join digitally via a high-tech hybrid format.

Dataminr Named to the 2022 Forbes Cloud 100

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dataminr, the leading real-time information discovery platform, today announced that it has been named to the Forbes 2022 Cloud 100 list, the definitive ranking of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.

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  • For the sixth consecutive year, Dataminr ranks among the world's top private companies powered by cloud computing
    NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Dataminr, the leading real-time information discovery platform, today announced that it has been named to the Forbes 2022 Cloud 100 list, the definitive ranking of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures .
  • For the seventh straight year, the Cloud 100 reviews submissions from hundreds of cloud startups and private companies each year.
  • "The companies of the Cloud 100 list represent the best and brightest emerging companies in the cloud sector," said Alex Konrad, senior editor at Forbes.
  • "Despite the market correction in 2022, our confidence in the cloud economy continues to growtoday over 70% of the 2022 Cloud 100 Honorees have reached or exceeded $100 million in annual recurring revenue making them cloud Centaurs.

Contact Center Growth Opportunities under the ESG Umbrella, 2022 Research Report

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:45pm

DUBLIN, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Sustainability and Circularity Matters - Contact Center Growth Opportunities under the ESG Umbrella" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Sustainability and Circularity Matters - Contact Center Growth Opportunities under the ESG Umbrella" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This growth opportunity study examines Sustainability Design Goals (SDGs) efforts and actions solution providers in the contact centers industry have taken as part of broader ESG plans.
  • It details existing ESG table stake efforts and highlights a few providers excelling in making an impact on SDGs.
  • Increasingly, contact center (CC) suppliers are publishing environmental, societal, and governance (ESG) reports detailing internal progress on the United Nations' Sustainability Design Goals (SDGs) and promoting these to customers and supply chain partners.

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announces the Norwegian Refugee Council as the 2022 Recipient of the $2.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 1:00pm

As the worlds largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit, the Hilton Humanitarian Prize recognizes extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering.

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  • As the worlds largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit, the Hilton Humanitarian Prize recognizes extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering.
  • To date, the Hilton Foundation has awarded more than $41 million to recipients of the Prize.
  • The Jurys selection of the Norwegian Refugee Council as the recipient of the 2022 Hilton Humanitarian Prize recognizes the importance of advocating for displaced people as they build a new future.
  • Filipo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said: I congratulate the Norwegian Refugee Council on winning this years Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

PFU America, Inc. Awarded TIPS Contract to Provide Fujitsu Document Scanners to State and Local Municipalities

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:00pm

As the leading provider of enterprise-quality document imaging scanners, PFU America, Inc. will provide Fujitsus fi series and ScanSnap series to state and local municipalities to support and drive their digital transformation, sustainability, and efficiency goals.

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  • As the leading provider of enterprise-quality document imaging scanners, PFU America, Inc. will provide Fujitsus fi series and ScanSnap series to state and local municipalities to support and drive their digital transformation, sustainability, and efficiency goals.
  • With the TIPS contract, municipalities and government agencies can now expedite the purchase of document imaging solutions at more competitive, discounted prices in order to rapidly improve the efficiency of their workflows.
  • Being awarded a TIPS contract will enable state and local governments and educational facilities to deploy our high quality, industry-leading document imaging scanners in a seamless and timely manner, without the need for an RFP, said Daisuke Kutsuwada, President & CEO, PFU America, Inc.
  • *Source: Keypoint Intelligence, Document Imaging Scanner Shipment Tracking, Worldwide, Jan. 2021 - Jun.2021, Segment (All)
    Copyright 2022 PFU America, Inc., a Fujitsu company (PAI).

Guidehouse Insights Estimates Global Market for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS) Will Grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 37% Through 2031

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 10:15am

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Guidehouse Insights analyzes the global market for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS). The capacity and spending estimates in the report are segmented by region and carbon capture technology stage, and span from 2022-2031. Capture costs by point source types are also charted. The report utilizes Guidehouse Insights' forthcoming Global CCUS Project Tracker.

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  • BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Guidehouse Insights analyzes the global market for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS).
  • The capacity and spending estimates in the report are segmented by region and carbon capture technology stage, and span from 2022-2031.
  • According to a new report from Guidehouse Insights, global CCUS capacity is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.3%, from 46.5 Mtpa in 2022 to 804.2 Mtpa in 2031.
  • Guidehouse Insights, the dedicated market intelligence arm of Guidehouse, provides research, data, and benchmarking services for today's rapidly changing and highly regulated industries.

Heliogen and Dimensional Energy Announce First-of-its-Kind Collaboration to Produce Carbon-Free Sustainable Aviation Fuel from Concentrated Sunlight and Green Hydrogen

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:15pm

This first-of-its-kind collaboration aims to create a reserve of jet fuel created from sunlight and air to enable the rapid decarbonization of the aviation industry.

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  • This first-of-its-kind collaboration aims to create a reserve of jet fuel created from sunlight and air to enable the rapid decarbonization of the aviation industry.
  • As part of the collaboration between Heliogen and Dimensional Energy, the LOI includes a goal of building a fully integrated ~1 barrel per day drop-in ready SAF demonstration.
  • As previously announced, Dimensional Energy has signed a commercial agreement to supply United Airlines with 300 million gallons of SAF over 20 years.
  • This collaboration with Heliogen represents a key development in our vision of a world free from fossil fuel dependency, said Jason Salfi, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dimensional Energy.

Earthmoving Global Market Report 2022: Rising Urban Population Generating Higher Demand for Better Infrastructure and Driving Sector Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 1:14pm

The earthmoving market consists of sales of earthmoving machinery by entities (organizations, sole traders, or partnerships) that are engaged in manufacturing earthmoving machinery.

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  • The earthmoving market consists of sales of earthmoving machinery by entities (organizations, sole traders, or partnerships) that are engaged in manufacturing earthmoving machinery.
  • The rising urban population generating higher demand for better infrastructure is expected to propel the earthmoving market over the coming years.
  • This four-fold growth creates a need for more infrastructure, increased urban developments, and more building activities to accommodate people.
  • Thus, the high cost of equipment is expected to further limit the growth of the earthmoving market during the forecast period.