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SEATTLE -Friday 28 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

    This order marks the largest electric vehicle commitment for Mercedes-Benz Vans to date
    The electric vehicles from this order will begin making deliveries to customers in 2020, helping to save thousands of metric tons of carbon
    The Climate Pledge, co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism, is a commitment to reach net zero carbon by 2040—ten years ahead of the Paris Agreement

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced it is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year. Amazon and Mercedes-Benz share a commitment to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and Mercedes-Benz also announced today it has joined The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to be net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement goal of 2050.

“We ... Read more »

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The new company will provide capital and advisory services to empower the digital asset mining ecosystem


DCG commits to $100 million investment in Foundry through 2021

NEW YORK-Friday 28 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Digital Currency Group (DCG), a global enterprise that builds, buys, and invests in blockchain companies, today announced a new wholly-owned subsidiary: Foundry. Quietly formed in 2019, Foundry offers institutional expertise, capital, and market intelligence to digital asset miners and manufacturers, providing them with the resources to build, maintain, and secure decentralized networks. Mike Colyer, a former Core Scientific executive, was tapped to be Foundry’s Chief Executive Officer.

Foundry was created to meet the institutional demand for improved capital access, market efficiency, and transparency in the bitcoin mining industry. The company currently offers three services for the mining ecosystem: equipmen ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 28 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global has entered into a Collaboration Agreement with the law firm Ali Gailoub and Samia El Hashmi in Sudan. The addition of the Khartoum-based firm establishes Andersen Global’s presence in the country and continues the organization’s expansion on the continent.

Founded in 1987 and led by Office Managing Partner Samia El Hashmi, the firm focuses on corporate law, litigation and other business transactions. Additionally, Ali Gailoub and Samia El Hashmi’s specific areas of expertise include administrative law, antitrust and trade, aviation, banking, tax, business formation and general corporate and business law. The full-service firm operates with two Partners and 10 attorneys who offer a broad range of services tailored to their clients and provide legal consultancy services to individuals and businesses as well as advice to diplomatic missions and embassies in Sudan and ... Read more »

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A Human-Centric measurement for comparing cities around the world

TORONTO-Friday 28 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CitiIQ (http://www.citiiq.com) has applied its novel measurement standard to 1,170 global cities as an important step toward measuring the 4,000 cities of the world with a population over 100,000.

The 1,170 cities include those with populations greater than 500,000, the world’s country capitals, and the state capitals of Brazil, India China and the USA.

“Increasingly, the health and wellbeing of people depend upon the effectiveness of their city,” says Don Simmonds, Chief Executive Officer of CitiIQ. “Municipal leaders face immense challenges and benefit greatly when comprehensive, comparable data is available to guide their decisions.”

Most cities struggle to translate disparate data into actions that can make life better for their citizens. The CitiIQ measurement system is an objective ... Read more »

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