Daily Archives: June 29, 2020

Funders join forces to advance a global economy that works for people and the planet.

Their Response & Vision Fund launches today to support community-led and civil society organizations, workers’ rights groups and social movements that work with those most impacted by the economic fallout of Covid-19. New York, NY, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Constellation Brands Announces Comprehensive Effort in Advancing Social Justice and Eliminating Systemic Racism

Commits to invest $100 million over 10 years in Black and minority-owned businesses to improve representation in the beverage alcohol industry Contributes $1 million to Equal Justice Initiative in support of their mission in challenging racial and economic injustice in

Philips expands its remote clinical collaboration offering based on the Reacts platform

June 29, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it is expanding its remote clinical collaboration and virtual training offerings across its portfolio, building on the IIT*

Novavax Expands Executive Leadership and Announces Key Promotions

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of Ben Machielse as Executive Vice President, CMC, with responsibility for overseeing Novavax’ manufacturing,

DHL Aviation to Standardize Electronic Communication for Air Freight Transportation with Descartes’ Global Air Messaging Gateway

WATERLOO, Ontario, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Brussels-based DHL Aviation has selected Descartes’ Global Air Messaging Gateway as its preferred platform to standardize

IFG Unveils Creative Names, Logos for New Line of Table Grape Varieties Designed to Capture Marketer Interest and Consumer Taste Buds

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Fruit Genetics (IFG), the renowned and innovative fruit  breeder that changed the way consumers and retailers think of grapes, is adding six new varieties that are poised to further disrupt the

National Yoga Festival involves 2,000 practitioners

 2,000 yogis from 49 Yoga clubs of 24 cities and provinces attended the opening ceremony of the 2020 National Yoga Festival in Thanh Hoa province on Sunday.  Addressing the event, Dr. G.B Harisa, First Secretary and Director of the Sagoami

More Vietnamese citizens brought home from Europe

    280 Vietnamese citizens were repatriated from France and other European countries on Sunday and Monday.  The flights were arranged by the Vietnamese Embassy in France, Vietnam Airlines, and French authorities. The passengers included children, students whose schools have closed,

Gunmen attack Pakistani stock exchange

  Gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in the city of Karachi on Monday killing two guards and a policeman before security forces killed all four of the attackers, police said.  The police chief in Pakistan’s biggest city and financial

More than 10 million people contract COVID-19

  As of Monday, the world had recorded more than 10 million COVID-19 infections, with over 500,000 deaths, according to worldometers.info. Two thirds of the cases were in America and Europe. The US continues to be the world’s epicenter with more