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RABAT, Morocco-Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The National Observatory of Child Rights (ONDE) will host the 16th edition of the National Congress on Child Rights from November 20th till the 23rd in Marrakech.

This year’s edition will be an opportunity to assess the situation of child protection since the Kingdom’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and will be marked by the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the CRC.

The National Congress on Child Rights is a major national and international event, combining retrospective and prospective approach. More than 3000 participants are expected in Marrakech, including Senior government figures, UN executives, Civil Society and Private Sector members, as well as Children leaders. Young members of the Child Parliament will also join this event and will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Moroccan Child Parliament creation.

This interna ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


His Excellency  Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Tolerance, IIT, officially opened on Thursday the second day of the second World Tolerance Summit (WTS), held this year under the theme ‘Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World'. Over 3,000 participants from over 100 countries and 70 speakers from around the world took part in the summit, organized by the International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), part of the M ... Read more »

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Survey shows seventy-seven percent of corporate directors believe shareholder interests and interests of employees, local communities and the general public are of similar significance

NEW YORK-Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a new report released today, Diligent Institute and the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University found that board directors consider both shareholder and stakeholder needs when making strategic decisions – reinforcing a stakeholder movement that embraces modern governance. The report, “Stakeholders Take Center Stage: Director Views on Priorities and Society,” includes responses and interviews with nearly 200 directors of public and private corporations globally. According to the survey, a vast majority of corporate directors (89%) believe it is important or very important for their company to consider the interests of non-shareholder stakeholders – such as employees, local ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China -Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- China’s No. 1 technology show – the 21st China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF2019) – opened at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on November 13, and will run till November 17.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191113005440/en/

Themed on "Invigorating the Greater Bay Area through Opening-up and Innovation," CHTF2019 is expected to attract more than 3,300 exhibitors from home and abroad, as well as over 500,000 visitors coming from over 100 countries and regions.

This year, CHTF arranged 5 key routes for visitors: The Greater Bay route, 5G route, smart manufacturing route, gadget route and the investment potential route. The event will cover every sector of the hi-tech industry including artificial intelligence, smart home, smart manufacturing, Internet of Things, smart driving ... Read more »

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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.-Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- True Religion Apparel, Inc., announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Michael Buckley as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Buckley was previously President of True Religion Apparel from 2006 to 2010. He will be responsible for developing and implementing the future vision and roadmap for True Religion. Mr. Buckley will report to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Michael Buckley is a leading retail and consumer products executive with over 30 years’ successful industry experience both domestically and internationally in growing brands and creating value. He most recently was Chief Executive Officer of Differential Brands Group (renamed Centric Brands upon the acquisition of Global Brands Group) a NASDAQ publicly traded company. Differential owned the brands Hudson Jeans, Robert Graham and Swims. Prior to Differential, from 2011-2016 he wa ... Read more »

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MOUNT LAUREL, N.J.-Thursday 14 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PMC Group N.A., Inc. ("PMC") and Lanxess Organometallics GmbH are pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement whereby PMC’s European subsidiary will acquire the organotin specialties product line (the “Business”) from Lanxess. The transaction is scheduled to close by year end, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Business includes Lanxess’ global organotin catalyst, organotin specialties and intermediates product lines. The transaction includes a toll manufacturing agreement under which Lanxess will continue to manufacture certain products post-closing for PMC at its Bergkamen, Germany organometallics manufacturing facility.

Mr. Debtosh Chakrabarti, President of PMC said, “This acquisition represents PMC’s continuing commitment to the organotin industry and is synergistic to our existing organometallics and cat ... Read more »

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