Day: 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) — A new fund to advance fair global economic responses to COVID-19 launched today. The Response […]

Worst Virus Fears Realized in Poor, War-Torn Countries

  CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – For months, experts have warned of a potential nightmare scenario: After overwhelming health systems in some of the world’s wealthiest regions, the coronavirus gains a foothold in poor or war-torn countries ill-equipped to contain it and sweeps through the population. Now some of those fears are being realized. In […]

COVID-19 Spreading in US Too Fast to Control, CDC Expert Says

The novel coronavirus is spreading too fast and across too many places in the United States to bring it under control, a top expert said Monday as some states set records for new cases every day. “We have way too much virus across the country for that right now, so it’s very discouraging,” Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease […]

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 the U.S. Commits to advancing company policies and practices, providing training for employees to eliminate […]

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* (Innovative Imaging Technologies) Reacts collaborative platform. Leveraging innovative technologies, such as augmented reality, for remote […]

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, process technology, quality and regulatory functions. The Company also announced several leadership promotions: John J. Trizzino […]

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 electronic messaging with its global customer base, including major freight-forwarding organizations, other airlines, postal service […]

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 produce industry and lead the table grape world with unique shapes and flavors that consumers […]

Unryo Recognized as a Leader for Application Modernization and Observability as Code by Enterprise Management Associates

MONTREAL, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Unryo, a leader in monitoring and analytics, announces today it has been identified by the EMA analyst firm as one of the top three vendors in its enterprise software product, for monitoring, scalability, and continuous optimization of application performance, infrastructure health, and digital user experience management across data […]