Tag: Spotlight

Trane Technologies Takes the Stage at Climate Week NYC 2020 to Spotlight Solutions for Healthier and More Efficient Indoor Environments


Today, at Climate Week NYC 2020, Dave Regnery, president and chief operating officer of Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), will highlight how the company is accelerating solutions for healthy and efficient buildings during the panel session Smart Buildings: How Tech Can Enable Productive, Healthy and Net-Zero Buildings. Regnery joins other industry and government leaders from around the world who are taking part in the week-long event, which is being broadcast through an interactive virtual platform this year.


During the live panel, he will spotlight Trane Technologies’ recent launch of the Center for Healthy and Efficient Spaces, advancements in connected controls, and how the company will meet its bold 2030 Sustainability Commitments.


“As a climate innovator, we are providing solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in HVAC while also facing a global pandemic that has put greater emphasis on safe and healthy indoor spaces,” said Regnery. “Climate Week is

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Small Business Spotlight: Mathnasium | WHEC.com

Ali owns and operates the local franchise of Mathnasium in Henrietta, which provides math tutoring services to children from kindergarten to 12th grade.

“Mathnasium is essentially a math learning center that focuses on helping kids to either catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math, Ali said.

A teacher by profession, Ali and her husband were looking to start a business. And Ali wanted it to be in the education field. They opened Mathnasium in 2010 — long before COVID-19 came around. Once the coronavirus shut down schools in March, Ali says she saw a spike in business.

“With the shutdown, schools of course, were unable to keep up and kind of keep up the same level of instruction that they would normally keep up when they would be in person. So there was definitely some level of learning loss, so a lot of families recognized that and they

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Intuit TurboTax Brings Latino Self-employed and Small Businesses Into the Spotlight to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

TurboTax announces partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of e-commerce and launches #Unidos4LatinoBiz campaign to support Latino owned business owners

In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, TurboTax®, the nation’s leading online tax preparation service from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced today two initiatives designed to financially empower Latino self-employed and small businesses during COVID-19, a partnership with Hispanic Chamber of E-commerce (HISCEC) and the launch of #Unidos4LatinoBiz, a give back social campaign.

According to the 2019 State of Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI), Latino-owned businesses employ more than 3 million people and have grown 34% over the past decade, compared to a 1% growth for businesses in the U.S. overall. This represents an important segment for the economy and Intuit is committed to supporting their growth and celebrating their ability to adapt during this crisis.

“The challenges brought on this year as a result of COVID-19 have not left any community untouched.

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Small Business Spotlight: BK Yoga Club

Owners: Paris Alexandra and Alicia Ferguson
Established: February 2019
Based in: Brooklyn, NY
Link to website: https://www.bkyogaclub.com/

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Since early 2020, people across the world have had to adjust to a “new normal” brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. For many, self-care has become a top priority.

Here in Brooklyn, BK Yoga Club is on a mission to help New Yorkers find their “home away from home” during these times of uncertainty.

After opening their studio in Feb 2019, co-owners Paris Alexandra and Alicia Ferguson have joined the movement of reshaping what a yogi ‘should’ look like by opening up a studio that is body positive and inclusive.

BK Yoga Club Founders: Ferguson (left) Alexandra (right)

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BK Yoga Club Founders: Ferguson (left) Alexandra (right)

“We are firm believers that yoga is for everybody — people want to see themselves represented in yoga and that comes with

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Spotlight: Business Council Brief, September 2020 [Free Read]

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A message from Terry Banez, CEO of the Greater Williamsburg Business Council

Terry Banez, CEO of the Greater Williamsburg Business Council

August was a busy month for the Greater Williamsburg Business Council.

We launched our brand new website, which features our COVID-19 Recovery Center and an interactive Community Calendar.

We also partnered with the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association, the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and York County to offer a free printable “Masks Required” sign to support our local businesses.

As we press forward through the COVID-19 pandemic, health has been a top priority.

We have recently partnered with William & Mary to support the Healthy Together Community Commitment, which sets the standard for living, learning, and working on campus and in the community. We encourage everyone to make the commitment with us!

The Business Council’s Health Committee selected Master Police Officer Ben Woodhouse as the recipient of the

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Biometric payment cards enter the spotlight as European spending habits shift

Biometric cards have garnered more attention in recent times through various trials, but the coronavirus pandemic looks set to accelerate their adoption with a series of major card issuers beginning to roll out the technology.

In France, BNP Paribas is preparing to make 10,000 to 15,000 biometric cards available for the first time this fall, in partnership with Visa and Swedish fintech Fingerprint Cards, which integrates fingerprint sensor technology into a payment smart card. Crédit Agricole is following suit, with plans in place to launch biometric cards at three regional banks by the end of 2020.

“We see momentum in the market,” said Michel Roig, senior vice president of business line payments and access at Fingerprint Cards. “To date, 21 dual-interface biometric payment card market trials have been conducted in the world, and the feedback has in general been very good. People find biometric cards to be convenient, secure and

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Business Analytics Market to Watch: Spotlight on Cloudability, Adobe, Tableau Software

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Sep 07, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
HTF MI Analyst have added a new research study on Title COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Business Analytics Industry Market Report-Development Trends, Threats, Opportunities and Competitive Landscape in 2020 with detailed information of Product Types [, On-Premises, On-Cloud & Hybrid], Applications [BFSI, Energy and Power, Education, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment & Others] & Key Players Such as Cloudability Inc., Adobe, Tableau Software Inc., Oracle Corporation, Infor, SAP SE, PanTerra Networks Inc., Densify Inc., Mixpanel Inc., SAS Institute Inc., International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Teradata Corporation & Google LLC etc. The Study provides in-depth comprehensive analysis for regional segments that covers North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Rest of World with Global Outlook and includes Clear Market definitions, classifications, manufacturing processes, cost structures, development policies and plans. The facts

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