Tag: Efforts

Trump’s Attack on Diversity Training Stifles Racial Reconciliation Efforts

Ron House, the president of John A. Logan College, did not respond to a request for comment.

The reaction has been driven, in part, by the severity of the penalties. Violation of the executive order by contractors carries the risk of debarment or blacklisting from government contracts, which could put some companies out of business.

The Labor Department has already rolled out a hotline for tips about noncompliance. The department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs will also require that federal contractors and subcontractors send in for review the content of diversity and inclusion training programs as well as their duration and expense.

Legal experts say they have never seen such demands. The executive order’s definition of “divisive concepts” is exceedingly broad, and the meaning of “scapegoating,” which is banned in the order, makes little sense, said Scott Hommer, the co-chairman of the

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LONGi joined Climate Week NYC 2020 in global efforts to achieve a net-zero world

XI’AN, China, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This year, as a new member of the RE100 initiative, LONGi, the world leading solar technology company headquartered in Xi’an, China, joined the 2020 New York City Climate Week for the first time. LONGi is also amongst a roster of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power that is nominated for this year’s RE100 Leadership Awards.

LONGi Founder and President Li Zhenguo was invited to speak at the opening ceremony of the year’s most influential international climate change event. As the only business leader representing a Chinese company and major PV manufacturer Mr. Li shared his vision on how solar technology is helping the world address climate change and reiterated LONGi’s commitment to making clean energy more affordable and accessible with progressive technology and cost reductions.

Mr. Li was also invited to a panel discussion: “Future-fit Business Strategies

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Pogue joins MSU College of Business fundraising efforts

Contact: Amy Cagle

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Lilly Pogue (Photo by Beth Wynn)

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Lilly Pogue is the new assistant director of development for the College of Business and its Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy at Mississippi State University. She begins her new role this month.

A native of Galesburg, Illinois, Pogue earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from the University of Missouri in 2017. While there, she held two internships within the university’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, one being with the Alumni Association. Most recently, Pogue spent three years as a development specialist for the Muscular Dystrophy Association national office in Chicago, Illinois.

Jack McCarty, the MSU Foundation’s executive director of development, said Pogue “brings fresh ideas and enthusiasm to flourish in her new role at Mississippi State as assistant major gift fundraiser for the business college.”

Pogue joins Stephen Lack, a veteran fundraiser who is the

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Media Central Delivers Substantial Revenue Growth from Enhanced Programmatic Advertising Efforts

Company surpasses 2019 annual programmatic revenue in five months by introducing new digital strategies and technologies to its flagship publications

  • Proprietary marketing technology automating the capture of behavioral data to improve user experience, increase traffic and enhance advertiser solutions drives increased programmatic revenue
  • Annual programmatic revenue grows by 191%1
  • From April 2020 to August 2020 the Company produced more programmatic advertising sales than the entire previous year2
  • Average monthly revenue from last five months is 372% higher than the previous five months3

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / September 17, 2020 / Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE:FLYY)(FSE:3AT) (“MediaCentral” or the “Company”) today announced impressive revenue growth from aggregated programmatic advertising across the Company’s flagship publications NOW Magazine (“NOW”) and the Georgia Straight (“Straight). Year-over-year the Company has seen its annual programmatic revenue rise by 191%1.

Since acquiring NOW in November 2019, and the Straight

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Successfully Pivot Your Marketing Efforts Digitally With These 10 Master Courses

Every business needs a web presence. But if your business isn’t the most tech-savvy or can’t afford a digital marketing team, you may be missing out on significant revenue opportunities. Not knowing how to do something shouldn’t hold an entrepreneur back, especially when you can learn almost anything online.

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For instance, you can learn digital marketing in the Digital Marketing Foundations 101 Bundle right now.


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This 10-course bundle includes nearly 50 hours of training in some of today’s most important digital marketing tools and technologies. The bundle is led by Boot Camp Digital, an institute that specializes in training small to large businesses in marketing, sales, and more. Their CEO, Krista Neher, is a bestselling author of six books, an international speaker, and a recognized digital marketing expert who has worked with companies like Google, P&G, General Mills, and Nike.

These courses will break down

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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Increases Green Efforts with Direct Energy Business and Liberty Power

ISELIN, N.J., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC Water) has chosen Direct Energy Business for a second time as they progress in their green energy efforts.  This agreement is managed by the Direct Energy Renewable Services group, which is a specialized team within Direct Energy Business created to focus on renewable and sustainable energy solutions for customers.

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After a year-long RFP process, Direct Energy Business has been chosen as WSSC Water’s renewable retail electric service provider.  To accommodate WSSC Water’s internal greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan (GHG emissions), Direct Energy Business has entered into a transaction to purchase energy and Renewable Energy Certificates associated with such energy from Sandy Ridge Wind, a 50MW wind generation facility located in Blair and Centre Counties, Pennsylvania and owned by Liberty Power (“Sandy Ridge“). That purchase will be integrated

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George Clinical Adds CRO Business Development and Operations Veteran to Lead Efforts in China

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — George Clinical, a global scientifically-backed clinical research organization, has expanded the organization’s team in China with the addition of Dr. Zhenfei Yin in the role of Country Head and Regional Head of Project Operations.  Zhenfei will be responsible for leading operations teams across China.

Zhenfei brings nearly a decade and a half of substantiative industry experience leading clinical operations, project management, and business development teams across the CRO and pharmaceutical sectors including experience in electronic data capture trials. Zhenfei, fluent in English and Chinese, obtained his degree in Clinical Medicine from Shanxi Medical University and also holds a Master’s Degree in Surgery from Peking University.

“Dr Zhenfei Yin is an experienced and well respected leader in the CRO industry in China and we are very excited to welcome him to George Clinical.  With him at its helm, I am confident

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