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 ‘The End of Football’ is Manchester City and Xylem’s latest effort to educate one billion people globally about urgent water challenges

 

RYE BROOK, N.Y-Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Manchester City stars Sergio Agüero, Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling all feature in an emotive new short film that aims to bring home the reality of the global water crisis to football fans across the world. Released on World Conservation Day, ‘The End of Football’ is the latest campaign by global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL) and Manchester City, to drive awareness of escalating water challenges among the Club’s huge fan base.

For many football fans the reality of living with extreme water scarcity is now just one generation away. The latest UN data estimates that almost 5 billion people globally could be living in areas of water scarcity by 20501. The UK Environmental Protection Agency ... Read more »

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MUNICH & NAIROBI, Kenya-Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, deployed its first solar farm in Kenya for Menengai Farmers Ltd tea farm in Tigoni.

For the first 20 years of its operations, Menengai Farmers Ltd successfully grew tea without any large electrical demands. However, in the mid-80’s, weather patterns in Tigoni changed requiring the installation of an irrigation system. As the tea farm and irrigation system have grown, so have Menengai Farmer Ltd’s energy needs, putting a strain on their operational budget.

Menengai Farmers Ltd turned to REDAVIA for a cost-efficient solution. REDAVIA provides solar energy under a flexible lease contract, enabling Menengai Farmers Ltd to reduce costs and increase their operational flexibility.

Designed for maximum ease, REDAVIA’s contract also includes installation, mainte ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has established new environmental sustainability commitments and progress milestones, including plans for expanding its carbon neutrality and procuring 100% renewable electricity, as well as target goals for reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

“Contributing to an environmentally sustainable global future is a key business objective for Moody’s,” said Mark Kaye, Chief Financial Officer of Moody’s Corporation. “We are proud of the work we’ve done to enhance our environmental sustainability and will continue to expand and enhance our efforts to integrate best practices throughout our business, using science-based targets.”

Moody’s new environmental sustainability milestones and targets are as follows:

Carbon neutrality

Moody’s achieved carbon neutrality for th ... Read more »

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2,500+ Locations of the Philippines Largest Microfinancial Services Company, Cebuana Lhuillier, To Offer Western Union Money Transfer Services

 

DENVER & MANILA-Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union (NYSE:WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Cebuana Lhuillier, the largest and long-tenured microfinancial service provider in the Philippines, have come together to enable customers in the Philippines to send and receive Western Union money transfers.

The significant collaboration with Cebuana Lhuillier adds 2,500 more locations to Western Union’s global network and will provide greater access to customers in the world’s fourth largest remittance receiving country. Money transfer customers accessing Cebuana Lhuillier’s nationwide branch network will be able to send or receive money via Western Union’s global network in more than 200 countries a ... Read more »

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 Accreditation enables organization to provide domain registration and management services to local and global companies doing business in China

WILMINGTON, Del.-Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CSC, a world leader in business, legal, tax, and domain security, today announced it’s the first foreign-owned domain registrar accredited by the Shanghai Communications Administration, through the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MIIT). This accreditation attests to CSC’s ability to provide approved services to both local and global companies doing business in China.

On November 1, 2017, MIIT’s revised “Internet Domain Name Regulation” took effect to better protect the rights and interests of internet users, and to ensure a secure and stable operation of the domain name system in China. MIIT requires that every website on a domestic server obtains an int ... Read more »

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 The gold standard for outbound campaign management and compliance

 

WESTFORD, Mass.-Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Aspect announced the general availability of Aspect® Unified IP® and Advanced List Management™ 7.4 SP1, the latest release of its comprehensive, omnichannel customer engagement platform for managing experiences across service, collections and sales. This upgrade provides major enhancements in usability to deliver a modern user experience, making it easier to use for agents, managers and administrators use. The 7.4 SP1 release also builds upon Aspect’s outbound market leadership by adding new capabilities to help customers operate outbound contact centers efficiently, effectively and in compliance with national, regional and local regulations.

“Aspect Unified IP is the premier inbound and outbound enterprise contact center solution available in the market, and has been fo ... Read more »

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 New Tool Will Help Public Health Organizations Use Census Data to Fight Pandemic

 

REDLANDS, Calif.-Wednesday 29 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced it has collaborated with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to create the UNFPA COVID-19 Population Vulnerability Dashboard. This new interactive tool will provide public health workers, policy makers, and the general public with access to useful information on populations vulnerable to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in order to target preparedness and response and to help save lives.

The dashboard highlights population vulnerabilities at the national and subnational levels, using data from the latest Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) census samples for 94 countries. It identifies populations at older ages, including those living alone, and includes risk factors for COVID-19 transmission such as r ... Read more »

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