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Pascal Biosciences Engages CFN Media to Build New Investor Audience – News Press Release

Pascal Biosciences Engages CFN Media to Build New Investor Audience Posted on: 19 Jun 18 SEATTLE, June 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, today announced that Pascal Biosciences, Inc. (TSX-V:PAS) has engaged CFN Media to conduct a 3-month investor and market visibility program to begin on June 19, 2018. “Pascal Biosciences, a Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA-based biotechnology company, has discovered that certain cannabinoids…

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YourCause Launches Transparent Giving Badge to Inform Users and Recognize Employers for Maximizing Their Social Impact – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

PLANO, Texas, Jun. 05 /CSRwire/ – YourCause, LLC introduces the Transparent Giving badge, an industry-first initiative recognizing companies committed to maximizing the impact of their employees’ charitable contributions. Participating companies use the YourCause platform to offer a transparent giving model through which their employee giving programs benefit from complete payment transparency. These companies cover all software platform and domestic payment processing fees on behalf of the employee, ensuring the maximum possible impact of each employee dollar donated.  YourCause estimates that…

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Taproot Foundation Appoints Lindsay Firestone Gruber as President and CEO – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 04 /CSRwire/ –  The Taproot Foundation Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Lindsay Firestone Gruber as the organization’s new President and CEO. Gruber has been on staff with Taproot for 14 years and has served as the organization’s Chief Program Officer since 2016. “Lindsay is one of the top experts and champions of pro bono service in the world,” says Taproot founder Aaron Hurst. “She’s spent her entire career focused on building this movement. I know that…

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Avaaz Targeting Chevron Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Disaster on Eve of Shareholder Meeting; 700,000 Sign Petition – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, May 29 /CSRwire/ – Avaaz, the world’s largest on-line activist political network, has targeted Chevron with a “Justice for Amazon Chernobyl” campaign designed to force company CEO Mike Wirth to pay the $12 billion Ecuador pollution liability that has caused a wave of cancer and continues to decimate Indigenous groups in Ecuador’s rainforest. Since Avaaz took up the issue a few days ago, more than 700,000 people around the world have signed a petition in support of the Indigenous groups…

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Chevron Constructing “Fortress of Deceit” to Hide $12b Pollution Liability on Eve of Shareholder Meeting – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

Major Test for CEO Mike Wirth As Ecuador Case Heads to Canada Supreme Court for Second Time SAN RAMON, Calif. , May 29 /CSRwire/ – With pressure mounting from shareholders and the world’s leading on-line activist group over a $12b Ecuador pollution disaster, Chevron’s management team is trying to erect a “fortress of lies and deceit” in advance of the company’s annual meeting Wednesday to distract from a failed litigation strategy that poses major financial risk to company shareholders, according to an…

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Michigan analysis makes the business case for racial equity in new report released by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum – News Press Release

Michigan analysis makes the business case for racial equity in new report released by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum W.K. Kellogg FoundationPosted on: 29 May 18 Michigan analysis makes the business case for racial equity in new report released by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum PR Newswire BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 29, 2018 BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A study released today by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Altarum concludes that economic growth in Michigan could…

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Assessment of Independence of Candidates for Membership in Supervisory Council of JSC Olainfarm – News Press Release

Assessment of Independence of Candidates for Membership in Supervisory Council of JSC Olainfarm Posted on: 27 May 18 Assessment of Independence of Candidates for Membership in Supervisory Council of JSC Olainfarm   Assessment of independence of Candidates for Membership in Supervisory Council of JSC Olainfarm according to Annex III “Independence Criteria of Council Members” (hereinafter referred to as “Criteria”)  to Principles of Corporate Governance and Recommendations on Their Implementation adopted by AS Nasdaq OMX Riga in 2010: Signe Baldere –…

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Novartis successfully completes acquisition of AveXis, Inc. – News Press Release

The digital press release with multimedia content can be accessed here:  Basel, May 15, 2018 – Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS) (“Novartis”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of AveXis, Inc. (“AveXis”) through the consummation of a merger of its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Novartis AM Merger Corporation (“Merger Sub”), with and into AveXis without a vote of the AveXis stockholders in accordance with Section 251(h) of the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”). In the merger, each share of…

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New 2018 CSR Customizable Planner Available for Complimentary Download – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

ANDOVER, Mass., May 01 /CSRwire/ – CyberGrants, corporate social responsibility and grantmaking software providers released a new, customizable CSR planner for download. Based in Google Drive, this planner is meant to help track and organize CSR initiatives for organizations of all sizes in 2018. The customizable planner includes daily, weekly, and monthly observations as well as resources and reminders for CSR planning. The planner also includes: Built-in Checklists: Each checklist is editable so organizers can include any company-specific…

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Print newsletter Rail Business Intelligence closes after 23 years as subscriptions fall in face of digital disruption – Press Gazette

Print newsletter Rail Business Intelligence, owned by Railway Gazette Group, has stopped publishing after 23 years and 554 issues. The fortnightly missive for people in the railway industry was first published as Rail Privatisation News in 1995 at a time when British Rail was first changing into private hands. Its aim at launch was “to provide those involved in the privatisation of British Rail with timely inside information” on what was then a new sector by drawing on knowledge from…

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Astellas Pharma Canada Scores a “Hat Trick” as a Great Place to Work® – News Press Release

Astellas Pharma Canada Scores a “Hat Trick” as a Great Place to Work® Astellas Pharma Canada,Inc.Posted on: 26 Apr 18 Astellas Pharma Canada Scores a “Hat Trick” as a Great Place to Work® Canada NewsWire MARKHAM, ON, April 26, 2018 For the third consecutive year, Astellas makes the Best Workplace in Canada list, ranking 21st, along with Best in Large and Multinational Workplace, and a Best Workplace for Women in Canada MARKHAM, ON, April 26, 2018…

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Med-X, Inc. Completes Merger Acquisition Agreement Capturing Multiple Revenue Streams – News Press Release

Med-X, Inc. Completes Merger Acquisition Agreement Capturing Multiple Revenue Streams Med-XPosted on: 22 Apr 18 LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Med-X, Inc. (“Med-X”) and Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (“PSH”) today announced that they have completed the merger and acquisition agreement (“Agreement”) announced in December 2017.  Via the Agreement, Med-X, an ancillary cannabis company and a leader in cannabis media and the cultivation services arena, has combined with PSH, a global green pest control service and products company and…

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BIOLASE Board Of Directors Asks Chairman Jonathan T. Lord, M.D. To Take On Expanded Leadership Role And Explore Strategic Options – News Press Release

BIOLASE Board Of Directors Asks Chairman Jonathan T. Lord, M.D. To Take On Expanded Leadership Role And Explore Strategic Options BIOLASE,Inc.Posted on: 11 Apr 18 BIOLASE Board Of Directors Asks Chairman Jonathan T. Lord, M.D. To Take On Expanded Leadership Role And Explore Strategic Options NAMES CURRENT CFO JOHN R. BEAVER AS INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER PR Newswire IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2018 IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIOL), the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor…

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French rail workers press ahead with strike | News

Travellers were bracing Saturday for two more days of severe disruptions to train services across France, as unions vowed to pursue their strike over plans to overhaul the debt-laden rail operator SNCF. The standoff had already caused chaos for the network’s 4.5 million daily passengers this past week as unions kicked off three months of rolling stoppages, when workers will strike for two days out of every five. The proposed reforms are among the most ambitious of President Emmanuel Macron’s…

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Key Trumpisms from Trump’s Tuesday Press Comments – Talking Points Memo

Here are key statements from the President just moments ago in the White House on Russia, the Border, Amazon and China (selections from White House pool report) … On Russia … “Ideally we want to be able to get along with Russia.” “Probably nobody’s been tougher to Russia than Donald Trump.” “If we got along with Russia, that would be a good thing not a bad thing.” “And just about everybody agrees with that, except very stupid people.” “We’re now exporting…

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Atelier Swarovski Promotes Conscious Luxury with New Fine Jewelry Collection Made Using Fairtrade Gold – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

BASEL, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ – Atelier Swarovski reaffirms its commitment to conscious luxury with its latest fine jewelry collection, launched at Baselworld (March 22 – 27). Made with Swarovski Created Diamonds and Fairtrade Gold, the collection puts sustainability center-stage. The new Atelier Swarovski Fine Jewelry collection marks the first time the brand has worked with Fairtrade Gold. The 18-karat white gold has been sourced from the Minera Limata Limitada co-operative in Peru through the Fairtrade system, which aims to promote…

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