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LONDON - Tuesday, 18. June 2024 AETOSWire

New 2030 social and environmental targets set for ofi’s global operations which span ~50 countries, building on the existing product-specific strategies for cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts, and spices.
Strong focus on supply chain excellence to enhance supplier engagement, mitigate supply chain risks, and give customers more rigorous, verifiable data for sustainability decision-making and reporting.
Impact will be achieved in partnership with farmers, governments, civil society and ofi’s customers, backed by clear action plans and methodologies outlined by ofi.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ofi, a leading supplier of naturally good food and beverage ingredients, today unveiled a new sustainability strategy – ‘Choices for Change’ and ambitious 2030 targets.

Global food brands and retailers are facing growing consumer demand for sustainable products, with increasing weather related ... Read more »

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 MIAMI - Wednesday, 19. June 2024 AETOSWire

Company’s platform evolution combines proprietary technology to enable faster, smarter supply chains at lower total cost

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX:KXS), a global leader in end-to-end supply chain orchestration, today introduced the Kinaxis Maestro™ platform, the only AI-infused supply chain orchestration platform with a powerful combination of proprietary computational technologies and techniques that provides full transparency and agility across the entire supply chain — from multi-year strategic planning to last-mile delivery. An evolution of the company’s flagship platform, RapidResponse, Maestro incorporates new, modern AI technologies to help teams move faster and smarter to master the complexities of today’s modern supply chains.

The Maestro platform comprises three layers: a supply chain data fabric connecting internal and external data sources into a single so ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 18. June 2024

Abhijit Dubey becomes CEO for NTT DATA’s business outside Japan to lead the company through its next phase of growth

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT DATA, a global leader in business and technology services, today announces the appointment of Abhijit Dubey as Chief Executive Officer of its business outside Japan. The news follows the finalization of the merger between NTT DATA and NTT Ltd., forming a $30+ billion global powerhouse under the NTT DATA name. Previously, Dubey served as CEO of NTT Ltd.

Dubey will lead 150,000 employees worldwide as they accelerate NTT DATA’s growth and continue to responsibly innovate and deliver business and technology consulting, data and artificial intelligence, industry solutions, cloud, cybersecurity, and managed services for applications, infrastructure, and connectivity. NTT DATA has already expanded its international footprint to approximately $18 billion and has the world’s sixth ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Tuesday, 18. June 2024

Favorable Findings from the Longest Public Clinical Study in CIDP Support HYQVIA as an Effective Long-Term Treatment Option for Maintaining Stable Disease Course in CIDP
ADVANCE Clinical Program Reflects Takeda’s Commitment to Continued Research on the Role of Immunoglobulin (IG) Therapy for Patients with Rare Neuroimmunological Disorders

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced data from the Phase 3 ADVANCE-CIDP 3 clinical trial, a long-term extension study evaluating the safety and efficacy of HYQVIA® [Immune Globulin Infusion 10% (Human) with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase] in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). Results showed favorable long-term safety and tolerability of HYQVIA, and a low relapse rate, supporting its use as maintenance treatment for CIDP. These findings will be presented in a poster session on ... Read more »

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Tuesday, 18. June 2024 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Carestream Health recently secured an agreement with Distribuidora Diagnostica Medica SAC (DMD), a leading distributor of radiology solutions in Peru, to convert the latter’s customers and install base to Carestream products. Additionally, under the terms of the agreement, DMD will become an exclusive Carestream distributor in the region.

As part of the deal, DMD purchased 80 DryView printers, which together have a projected print volume of more than 60,000 square feet in 2024 and over 100,000 square feet in 2025 and beyond.

“We are excited to be joining forces with a strong organization like DMD,” said Miguel Nieto, Carestream’s Director of the Americas Region & General Manager of LATAM Consumables Business. “Not only are they one of the leading providers in Peru, but they have a strong track record of taking care of their customers.”

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 New Risk and AI (RAI™) Certificate is designed to help professionals understand and manage the risks associated with AI


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) announced the launch of a new certificate program centered on the risks associated with the use of AI.

Developed by a committee of world-leading AI experts and senior risk practitioners, GARP’s Risk and AI (RAI) Program will offer a historical perspective on the evolution of AI and machine learning methodologies as well as comprehensive coverage of AI tools and techniques, AI risks and risk factors, responsible and ethical AI, and governance frameworks for ensuring AI is deployed responsibly within organizations.

Registration for the RAI Program officially opens August 1, 2024, with Exams beginning in November. GARP will host a webcast on Wednesday, July 10, featuring a discussion with RAI advisory committee members on the va ... Read more »

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Thales and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) have signed a new partnership agreement in the field of generative artificial intelligence (AI).
The Thales AI research teams at cortAIx, the Group’s AI accelerator for mission-critical systems, will work with the CEA teams to deliver sovereign trusted AI solutions.
Through this three-year renewable partnership, Thales will provide its AI expertise and deep knowledge of the defence and security sectors, while the CEA will contribute its know-how in multimodal generative AI (based on text, images, audio, electromagnetic signals, structured data and other inputs) to accelerate the integration of AI into solutions for Thales customers with critical mission requirements.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- To create trusted generative AI solutions, Thales’s cortAIx Lab, the most powerful integrated laboratory for critical AI in Europe, and the CEA, which is one of the world’s ... Read more »

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SYDNEY & NEW YORK - Monday, 17. June 2024 AETOSWire Print 

Nearly 70% believe creative will become more important in the next year
More than 36% believe they are under investing in creative talent
30% recently moved work in-house, and 31% expect to do so in the next year

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canva, the world’s only all-in-one visual communication platform, and MMA Global, the leading global trade association for marketers, today released joint research on the value of creative output, tech stack saturation and navigating talent wars.

Canva and the MMA surveyed nearly 100 CMOs and senior marketers in decision-making roles from the U.S. and the U.K, and found that in today’s hyper competitive brand world, more than three-quarters (77%) believe creative output — encompassing all elements of campaigns and content — is more crucial now than eve ... Read more »

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The massive dragon caps off the weeklong “House of the Dragon” takeover at the Observatory

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A 270-foot-long dragon has landed in the center of New York City – atop the iconic Empire State Building (ESB). In partnership with Max, ESB has acknowledged that Vhagar the Dragon has coiled herself around its mast just as ESB and Max cap off their weeklong “House of the Dragon” takeover.

The best views of Vhagar are in Manhattan from the south of ESB, and unique selfie moments are available from ESB itself where she scans for prey with her huge head extended over the southern deck of ESB’s 86th Floor Observatory. ESB’s lights have been set so fans can witness a series of dynamic light shows which feature the dragon against schemes of gold, green, and red.

“Just after the Empire State Building pledged its allegiance to the King, Vhagar descended upon the heart of New York City and has claimed the mast o ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Monday, 17. June 2024 AETOSWire 

SKYLINE Study in Dravet Syndrome Narrowly Missed its Primary Endpoint of Reduction in Convulsive Seizure Frequency and Showed Clinically Meaningful and Nominally Significant Effects in Multiple Key Secondary Efficacy Endpoints
SKYWAY Study in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Missed its Primary Endpoint of Reduction in Major Motor Drop Seizures
Soticlestat Showed a Consistent and Favorable Safety and Tolerability Profile in Both Studies
Takeda Will Move Forward to Discuss the Totality of the Data with Regulatory Authorities

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced topline data from its SKYLINE and SKYWAY studies.

SKYLINE (TAK-935-3001) was a multicenter, randomized, double-blind Phase 3 study that evaluated soticlestat (TAK-935) plus standard of care versus placebo plus standard of care in patients with refractory Dravet syndrome (DS).1 Soticl ... Read more »

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