NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid growing expectations from regulators and investors, a new report reveals a stark gap between the climate disclosures of large and small companies. Indeed, larger firms disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at 2.5 times the rate of smaller firms. Produced by The Conference Board in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles and ESG data analytics firm ESGAUGE, Sustainability Disclosure Practices 2022 Edition: Getting Off the Sidelines examines corporate disclosure and performance data of US publicly traded companies, including the Russell 3000, S&P 500, and S&P MidCap 400. The report is accompanied by an online dashboard to analyze and create reports on the data by index, sector, and company size.
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JOEL MACHEN JOINS SPIDEROAK FEDERAL AS VP OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT FOR ZERO-TRUST HYBRID SPACE SECURITY SOLUTIONS
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SpiderOak Mission Systems, the leader in providing space cybersecurity software products and solutions for civilian, military, and commercial space operations, is pleased to announce that industry veteran Joel Machen has joined the company as Vice President of Program Management for the company's Zero-Trust hybrid space security solutions.
Silicon Valley's Springline Unveils Robust Restaurant Line Up, Impressive Office Tenants, and Hotel-like Residences
MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Presidio Bay Ventures ("Presidio Bay"), a leading California-based commercial real estate investment firm, reveals an impressive tenant portfolio that will take center stage at Springline, a 6.4-acre mixed-used development in Menlo Park, California this year. Situated in the heart of the Peninsula just steps from the Cal Train station, Springline is a connected community of modern office space, hospitality-focused residences, and must-visit restaurants …
BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for ASIFA-Hollywood announced today that its 49th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year's best in the field of animation will move to a virtual format instead of a live ceremony that was originally set for Saturday, February 26. Reasons for the change are due primarily to the growing concern over the rapid spread of the Omicron variant. The Annies will stream live on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 7 p.m. PT. The link for …
MEDFORD, N.J., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Publishing, Inc., the independent publisher of The New York Times bestseller Boardwalk Empire, announced the publication of Perdita Buchan's latest novel, Florilla: A Pinelands Romance. Granddaughter of "The Pinelands Witch," daughter of the self-styled Wizard of the Pines, and with powers of her own, eleven-year-old Florilla Munion finds herself abandoned deep in the New Jersey Pinelands. Rescued by the itinerant Dr. Peace, she is taken to …
Blue Shield of California Expands Mental Health Support with Addition of Ginger on Wellvolution Platform
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Shield of California today announced that its health plan members who are enrolled in the Wellvolution program now have access to Ginger's on-demand, personalized mental health support that can be accessed on their smartphone. Ginger is an on-demand mental health platform that can help individuals manage anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and other mental-health challenges. The service provides eligible Blue Shield members easy access to confidential, text-based mental health coaching and self-guided activities anytime, any day at no additional cost. In addition, members have access to video therapy and psychiatry sessions with Ginger's highly trained providers.1
BOSTON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In the pancreas, insulin-producing beta cells are clustered with other hormone-producing endocrine cells and surrounded by pancreatic exocrine cells that secrete digestive enzymes. Joslin Diabetes Center researchers now have shown how one form of the rare inherited disease known as mature onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is driven by mutated digestive enzymes generated in pancreatic exocrine cells that are then taken up by neighboring insulin-secreting …
YIWU, China, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Yiwugo.com, the official website of the Yiwu Commodity Market, which is the largest commodity wholesale market in the world, held the 2021 Award Ceremony for Yiwugo Top Ten Vendors at Yiwu Marriott Hotel on January 19. The ceremony, which was held online and offline simultaneously, allowed both domestic and overseas buyers to participate through livestreaming and offered them opportunities to locate outstanding suppliers in the new year. Nicole …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As credit card bills roll in this month, consumers are shocked at just how much they charged over the holiday season. The average person spent a staggering $1,249 on the holidays, according to a report by CNBC, and much of that cost landed on credit cards. Unfortunately, high balances also mean higher payments. So how do consumers who are already dealing with record inflation pay off record holiday credit card debt?
MADISON, Wis., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Fetch Rewards, America's No. 1 rewards app, today announced that it will invest more than $1 million to open a new office facility and customer-support hub in Birmingham, Ala. The project, which will create 200 new full-time jobs in the area, reflects the company's rapid growth as it continues to scale its technology and employee headcount in service of its mission to build the world's rewards platform.
LONDON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastmarkets has partnered with Singapore Exchange to launch energy-metal derivatives contracts. Expected to launch in H1 2022, these new contracts will support the demand for energy metals used in the production of electric vehicle (EV) batteries with Asia playing a pivotal role as a major producer and consumer in the battery value chain. The suite of commodities contracts will include four battery raw materials – cobalt metal, cobalt hydroxide, lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide. With the global EV market on a rapid growth trajectory, prices for battery raw materials have been on the rise. These derivative contracts will facilitate market participants to manage price risk exposures to energy metals crucial to battery production.
Bitcoin Infrastructure Company Voltage Announces $6 Million Seed Round led by Trammell Venture Partners, with Craft, GV, and Additional Investors
WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltage, a leading bitcoin infrastructure company, has closed a $6 Million Seed Round. This funding round was led by Trammell Venture Partners with participation by Craft Ventures, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Stillmark, Cavalry Asset Management, Strategic Cyber Ventures, Fulgur Ventures, Tenzing.vc, and others. This Seed funding will be used to fuel Voltage's next phase of growth and hiring. We will be hiring for VP of Engineering, Senior Frontend Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Backend Engineer, Operations Manager, and Business Development. The focus will be on the continual development of enterprise-grade Bitcoin and Lightning infrastructure helping to accelerate the growth of Bitcoin's scaling layers.
GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the many challenges of 2021, GAC MOTOR saw increasing sales figures and multiple areas of expansion. Much of this was due to GAC MOTOR's strong network of global distributors: partnered dealerships that work to bring GAC MOTOR vehicles to new markets and consumers around the world. The GAC MOTOR International Distributor Conference 2022 was held on January 18 and honored some of the company's most outstanding distributor partners.
CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's foremost American pioneer in premium, Halal hand-cut meat and poultry products, Crescent Foods, announced a strategic partnership with Texas-based retailer, H-E-B. The program includes a wide variety of fresh, Halal hand-cut chicken, beef, and lamb products as well as breaded, frozen offerings. Now available in select Houston, Texas locations, the program is expected to quickly expand throughout Texas.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Terranea Resort invites guests to indulge this Valentine's Day with a coastal retreat situated on the 102-acre oasis of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Take aim with Cupid's arrow during couple's archery lessons, enjoy award-winning al fresco dining, reconnect with a secluded retreat in the resort's luxury accommodations, rejuvenate with restorative wellness at The Spa, or choose from an alluring array of gifts and experiences to create a …
CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AArete, a global management and technology consulting firm, has officially welcomed Dana Dolan as Vice President of Marketing and Communications and Priya Iragavarapu as Vice President, Center of Data Excellence (CODE). "Dana and Priya bring with them invaluable experience in their respective fields. I am excited to bring them both on as leaders at AArete," said Loren Trimble, CEO of AArete. Trimble noted, "They fortify AArete by providing specialized subject matter expertise in marketing and data analytics, respectively."
CHANTILLY, Va., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Corbett Technology Solutions, Inc. ("CTSI"), a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners ("Wind Point"), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Systems Electronics, Inc. ("Systems Electronics" or the "Company"), a communications, safety, and security systems integrator providing turnkey design, installation, and support across healthcare, education, and corporate clients.
Solidarity HealthShare Announces Recipients of Annual Founder and Innovator Awards in the Fight for Pro-Life Healthcare
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, just before the annual March for Life, health sharing ministry Solidarity HealthShare (SHS) announced the recipients of its Founder and Innovator Awards, which each year honor leaders in the fight for pro-life healthcare. The healthcare industry is on the frontlines in the battle to protect the unborn, and this year's winners model effective leadership in their respective work. The recipient of the 2022 Innovator Award, which highlights …
The Washington, D.C. Auto Show and Washington Area Hyundai Dealers Team up to Support Georgetown Lombardi and Children's National Hospital Through "Hands On Hope" Contest
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Area Hyundai Dealers, The Washington, D.C. Auto Show, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Children's National Hospital come together annually to fight pediatric cancer through the Hyundai Hands On Hope Contest at The Washington, D.C. Auto Show. In 2019, the longstanding "Hands On" contest at The Washington, D.C. Auto Show took a turn decidedly for the better – the contest would still award a winner a brand new Hyundai, …
NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based jewelry brand MONTSERRAT New York launches their newest collection, Valentine's Day Zodiac Collection showcasing the twelve zodiac signs. "I wanted this year's Valentine's Collection to feature timeless designs that brought our customers value that would last a lifetime, and beyond for future generations. In bringing together the aspect of personalization through zodiacs and the sustainability factor of our lab-grown diamonds, we're excited to be offering these elevated styles that will stand the test of time." Carolina Cordón-Bouzán, Co-Founder & Creative Director