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Yogiraj Siddhanath to Teach Peace to Worldwide Audiences | Webinar on the 23rd January, 2022

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Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 8:00am

Renowned kriya yoga grandmaster, author, and spiritual leader Yogiraj SatGurunath Siddhanath, however, practices world peace today.

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  • Renowned kriya yoga grandmaster, author, and spiritual leader Yogiraj SatGurunath Siddhanath, however, practices world peace today.
  • Yogiraj has a unique view of world peace and he's sharing this as a practice with audiences across the world, through his books and an upcoming international webinar.
  • Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath taught the concept of world peace for more than five decades.
  • At the core, his message is and has been one of "Earth peace through self peace."

TELUS International’s Digital First Responders Contribute To Making the Internet Safer for All

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 10:57pm

We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Rattrie to our dedicated and globally diverse Wellness Team, said Jeff Puritt, president and CEO, TELUS International.

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  • We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Rattrie to our dedicated and globally diverse Wellness Team, said Jeff Puritt, president and CEO, TELUS International.
  • Content moderators and the companies that perform this important and valuable work play a critical role in ensuring safer digital spaces and more reliable online experiences in todays age.
  • This is why content moderators, whom we respectfully refer to as digital first responders are at the core of what we do.
  • TELUS International (NYSE & TSX: TIXT) designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions to enhance the customer experience (CX) for global and disruptive brands.

Patented DatavaultⓇ Technology Enables Metaverse Art Gallery And Mints Featured Artists NFTs At Inaugural World Art Forum In Egypt

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:28pm

The patented Datavaultplatform mints NFTs of participating artists in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through art in Egypt and the world.

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  • The patented Datavaultplatform mints NFTs of participating artists in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through art in Egypt and the world.
  • The World Art Forum will take place in Cairo, Egypt at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization from January 15-19, 2022.
  • Through NFT art, Datavaultcan effortlessly repurpose art to reduce, reuse, and recycle materials via our patented technology.
  • Datavaultdemonstrated its patented crypto technology creating NFTs from original works of featured artists from around the world, as digital art for purchase.

Whirlpool Corp. Celebrates 2021 Achievements in Social and Environmental Sustainability

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 1:00pm

Highlights from Whirlpool Corp's 2021 community-based projects include:

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  • Highlights from Whirlpool Corp's 2021 community-based projects include:
    Whirlpool brand brought the Care Counts Laundry Program to Benton Harbor Area Schools and announced its first global expansion into Colombia.
  • Whirlpool Corp. appliance donations aided the Southwest Michigan community in their mission to support those in need.
  • To minimize its climate impact, reduce its carbon footprint, and be a leader in environmental sustainability, Whirlpool Corp. executed several actions in 2021, including:
    Committed to achieving Net Z ero emissions in its plants and operations around the world by 2030.
  • Issued its inaugural $300 million sustainability bond to finance social and environmental projects across the organization.

Parachute Announces Sustainability Commitments; Aims to Become Carbon Neutral by Earth Day 2022

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 1:01pm

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220114005118/en/
    Parachute has announced new, measurable goals that deepen the company's commitment to people and planet.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    At Parachute, we have always put a focus on sustainability, and we take pride in offering premium quality, long-lasting and responsibly-made products that our customers can feel good about.
  • Parachutes new commitments are comprised of short-term and long-term goals that focus on improving operations, sourcing, supply chain and brand offerings.
  • Become certified carbon neutral by April 22, 2022, Earth Day, by measuring and offsetting the companys entire footprint with verified carbon credits.

E.U. Parliament Reacts to New Investigation by Ian Urbina & The Outlaw Ocean Project

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 6:00am

The Outlaw Ocean Project, a journalism non-profit directed by award-winning investigative reporter Ian Urbina , partnered with the New Yorker to publish the 10,000-word story.

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  • The Outlaw Ocean Project, a journalism non-profit directed by award-winning investigative reporter Ian Urbina , partnered with the New Yorker to publish the 10,000-word story.
  • About The Outlaw Ocean Project:
    The Outlaw Ocean Project is a journalism non-profit that produces investigative stories about human rights and environmental concerns on the two thirds of the planet covered by water.
  • Investigative reporter Ian Urbina founded the organization after spending years at sea reporting stories about lawlessness at sea for the Times, and later for The Outlaw Ocean book, published in 2019.
  • Part of what The Outlaw Ocean Project and Ian Urbina seek to do is not just produce polished narrative investigative journalism but also convert that journalism into new forms in order to reach new audiences.

Focusing on the Protection of Wetlands in Coastal Areas, the World Coastal Forum was Held in Yancheng

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 4:58am

YANCHENG, China, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Coastal Forum was held in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province January 10-11, both online and offline.

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  • YANCHENG, China, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Coastal Forum was held in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province January 10-11, both online and offline.
  • With the theme of "Harmonious Coexistence: To Build a Community of Life for Human and Nature", the protection of coastal wetlands was thoroughly discussed to build a global ecological civilization, according to the organizing committee of the World Coastal Forum.
  • In response to the call of the international community, the Chinese government has taken the lead in hosting the World Coastal Forum to share successful experiences with relevant parties in the international community and promote joint protection actions.
  • At the same time, China has been appreciated for the efforts in the field of international cooperation in environmental protection.

Focusing on the Protection of Wetlands in Coastal Areas, the World Coastal Forum was Held in Yancheng

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 3:45am

YANCHENG, China, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Coastal Forum was held in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province January 10-11, both online and offline.

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  • YANCHENG, China, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Coastal Forum was held in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province January 10-11, both online and offline.
  • With the theme of "Harmonious Coexistence: To Build a Community of Life for Human and Nature", the protection of coastal wetlands was thoroughly discussed to build a global ecological civilization, according to the organizing committee of the World Coastal Forum.
  • In response to the call of the international community, the Chinese government has taken the lead in hosting the World Coastal Forum to share successful experiences with relevant parties in the international community and promote joint protection actions.
  • At the same time, China has been appreciated for the efforts in the field of international cooperation in environmental protection.

Ericsson, Voi and Arkessa Recognized for "Smart City Deployment Innovation" in 6th Annual IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 6:10pm

Arkessa provides global IoT connectivity and management to Voi's e-scooter fleets worldwide, enabling micromobility in urban areas.

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  • Arkessa provides global IoT connectivity and management to Voi's e-scooter fleets worldwide, enabling micromobility in urban areas.
  • Voi is enhancing the rider experience while also enabling digital value creation for a whole ecosystem around e-scooters.
  • "We are grateful to IoT Breakthrough for this award and equally as grateful to our partners and fellow winners: Arkessa and Voi.
  • The IoT Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of IoT companies and products in categories including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Smart City, Consumer IoT and more.

Rosario Dawson To Host The 2022 International Peace Honors Presented By PeaceTech Lab

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 1:18pm

PeaceTech Lab (PTL), the award-winning non-profit organization founded by the United States Institute of Peace , announced today that renowned actor and activist Rosario Dawson will host the 2022 International Peace Honors .

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  • PeaceTech Lab (PTL), the award-winning non-profit organization founded by the United States Institute of Peace , announced today that renowned actor and activist Rosario Dawson will host the 2022 International Peace Honors .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220113005355/en/
    Rosario Dawson, Host, 2022 International Peace Honors (Photo: Business Wire)
    It is a privilege to host what is sure to be an inspirational, edifying and exciting ceremony that focuses on honoring the work of some of the leading agents of positive change and peacebuilding on a worldwide scale, affirms Dawson.
  • The International Peace Honors is a celebration of compassion, peacetech, and innovation-- something our host Rosario Dawson embodies as a change-maker in her own right.
  • Were thrilled to have such a talented and multifaceted leader as Rosario Dawson be the host of this years IPH.