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AHMEDABAD, India, Nov. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Oizom is proud to announce its latеst achiеvеmеnt: thе Dustroid Air Quality Monitor has successfully obtainеd thе MCERTS cеrtification. This significant accomplishmеnt, awardеd by CSA Group (Sira) on bеhalf of thе Environmеnt Agеncy (EA), highlights Dustroid's adhеrеncе to the stringent MCERTS Pеrformancе Standards for Indicativе Ambiеnt Particulatе Monitors. MCERTS Certified: Dustroid by Oizom MCERTS cеrtification rеprеsеnts a major milеstonе, adding a layеr of crеdibility and trust to Dustroid's capabilities in air quality monitoring. MCERTS sеts a comprehensive framework for еvaluating thе pеrformancе of monitoring еquipmеnt for air, land, and watеr еmissions. Achieving this certification means that Dustroid meets and exceeds thе high standards for data quality required for accurate ambient air monitoring. Dustroid is еxcеllеnt in mеasuring particulatе mattеr, notably PM2.5 and PM10, with rеmarkablе accuracy. This makes it an essential air quality dust monitor for tracking pollution еvеnts in sеctors with high dust еmissions likе construction sitеs, mining arеas, and dеmolition zonеs. Its accuratе and rеal-timе data collеction is proven to be vital for maintaining еnvironmеntal compliancе and protеcting public health. Kruti Davda, Oizom's Environmеntal Lеad, sharеd hеr insights, "Dustroid's MCERTS cеrtification is morе than an achiеvеmеnt; it's a commitment to еxcеllеncе. It ensures that industriеs rеlying on us for air quality monitoring can do so with complеtе confidеncе, knowing that thеy arе compliant with еnvironmеntal rеgulations." This cеrtification not only еnhancеs Dustroid's rеputation in thе rеgulatory markеt but also positions it as an accrеditеd, cost-effective solution for accurate and reliable data collection. This is crucial for making informеd decisions in rеgulatory contеxts, making Dustroid a preferred choice for industries bound by strict еnvironmеntal standards. With advanced technology and thе MCERTS cеrtification, Dustroid solidifiеs its status as a front-runnеr in air quality monitoring. It stands as a symbol of rеliability and accuracy, providing comprеhеnsivе air quality monitoring solutions across various sеctors. About Oizom: Oizom is an innovative technology company specialising in environmental monitoring solutions. The company is renowned for its advanced air quality monitoring systems, which are designed to track a wide range of environmental parameters accurately. Oizom's solutions are pivotal in providing air quality management data, helping mitigate pollution, and enhancing public health. For mеdia inquiriеs and furthеr information, plеasе contact: Jainam Mеhta - CBO at Oizomhello@oizom.com
The appointment will drive service excellence across all aspect of operations and reinforce TLB as the provider of choice among customers and partnersSINGAPORE and HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 28 November 2023 - Transamerica Life (Bermuda) Ltd. (TLB) today announced that Mr. Brian Chui has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his new role, Mr. Chui will assume leadership over Operations, covering New Business, Underwriting, Customer Service and Claims. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Chui was most recently Chief Risk Officer at TLB, a role he had held since 2019. He joined Aegon Asia in 2007 and was promoted to the role of Head of Risk at TLB in 2011. With more than 15 years spent at TLB leading risk management and various functions, Mr. Chui has unrivalled experience and expertise across all aspects of operations, and has been pivotal in driving key transitional projects and initiatives. "Brian is a proven leader at TLB who understands our business impeccably and will be instrumental in reinforcing our strategic goal of being the provider of choice among our customers and business partners," said Chirag Rathod, CEO of TLB. "I am confident that Brian is poised to drive service excellence across all aspects of operations and deliver on our promise of safeguarding generations of wealth." Mr. Andy Wong relinquished the Chief Operating and Transformation Officer role on 17 November, 2023. TLB is a leading life insurance company specialised in serving high net worth (HNW) and ultra HNW (UHNW) individuals. With its established expertise in wealth accumulation and protection serving multiple HNW markets worldwide, TLB has extensive experience in handling large sums assured and complex cases to support legacy and business planning for its customers. Hashtag: #TransamericaLifeBermudaThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.Transamerica Life BermudaTransamerica Life (Bermuda) Ltd. (TLB) is a recognised leading HNW life insurance provider with extensive expertise in all aspects of HNW wealth protection, including handling large sums assured and complex cases supporting legacy and business planning. Transamerica has been in Asia for over 90 years and has been a pioneer in managing universal life portfolios for over 40 years. TLB was awarded an "Outstanding Responsible Insurer (2021)" award and a "Best-in-Class (2021)" award for its Universal Life Alpha product at the 12th Benchmark Wealth Management Awards in Hong Kong. TLB is part of the Aegon Group, an international financial services group that unites a diverse range of businesses that, together, help millions of people around the world live their best lives by offering a broad mix of investment, protection, and retirement solutions. Further information about TLB is available here: www.transamericalifebermuda.com AegonAegon is an international financial services holding company. Aegon's ambition is to build leading businesses that offer their customers investment, protection, and retirement solutions. Its portfolio of businesses includes fully owned subsidiaries in the US, UK, and a global asset manager. In addition, Aegon has partnerships in Spain & Portugal, Brazil, and China, which create value by combining strong local partners with Aegon's international expertise. In the Netherlands, Aegon generates value via a strategic shareholding in a market leading insurance and pensions company. Aegon's purpose of helping people live their best lives runs through all its activities. As a leading global investor and employer, Aegon seeks to have a positive impact by addressing critical environmental and societal issues, with a focus on climate change and inclusion & diversity. Aegon is headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands, and listed on Euronext Amsterdam and the New York Stock Exchange. More information can be found at aegon.com
HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 28 November 2023 - The Kriya Lightning Foundation will be hosting events aimed at promoting mental and emotional wellness within the community. On December 10th 2023, the Kriya Lightning Foundation will be collaborating with Aether Living and Soho House for a complimentary workshop open to the public. This event will introduce participants to the meditative techniques of Open Awareness and Emotional Release, offering a transformative path toward inner peace and personal growth. This complimentary workshop aims to equip participants with invaluable tools to navigate life's challenges, reduce stress, and cultivate emotional well-being. The Kriya Lightning Foundation will be hosting a special happiness-themed workshop for Christmas, on the 23rd of December 2023. Held at Eaton Hotel, this 3-hour workshop will be led by the founders and head facilitators of the non-profit, Ariel Lee and Chris Tracy. Through guided exercises and emotional release techniques, participants will have the opportunity to let go of emotional blocks that hinder their ability to experience greater happiness. This workshop is complimentary and open to anyone interested in exploring and enhancing their happiness. On the 1st of January 2024, the Kriya Lightning Foundation will be joining hands with AIA Vitality Hub to bring the New Year's Day Event: New Beginnings. Through guided instruction, participants will learn step-by-step techniques to achieve mental peace and clarity in this 90-minute workshop. Free and open to all, this event is an opportunity to embrace new beginnings and set a positive tone for 2024. Hashtag: #KriyaLightningFoundationThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.About The Kriya Lightning FoundationThe Kriya Lightning Foundation is a Hong Kong-based NGO dedicated to helping people around the world. What started off as two people figuring out how to deal with stress and emotional discomfort 10 years ago evolved into a journey to share discoveries of original techniques such as Open Awareness, to help others find peace and happiness within themselves. Kriya Lightning Foundation offers practical methods to train the mind and body to let go of attachments and resistances through meditative techniques. The techniques offered are a culmination of 10 years of refinement, designed with goals to help increase clarity and meet emotional challenges, with proven results from testimonials from their global community. Giving To the Community Helping others is something that has been at the very core of the Kriya Lightning Foundation from the very beginning. Everyone, regardless of background and financial situation, has the right to be happy. As an NGO dedicated to improving mental wellness, all workshops offered are free of charge and accessible to all. For more information about the Kriya Lightning Foundation, please visit https://www.kriyalightning.org/
17 global companies have been awarded the Sustainable Markets Initiative's 2023 Terra Carta Seal The Terra Carta Seal recognises global companies which are actively leading the charge to create a climate and Nature-positive future. Winners were selected by a panel of global experts from the environmental, business, political and philanthropic worlds. Designed by Sir Jony Ive, the Terra Carta Seal embodies the vision and ambition of His Majesty King Charles III and the Terra Carta, as a recovery plan for Nature, People and Planet. LONDON, Nov. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Markets Initiative today announced its 2023 Terra Carta Seal winners. The Seal recognises global companies which are actively leading the charge to create a climate and Nature-positive future. The Terra Carta Seal is awarded to companies which have demonstrated the success of a high-impact, large scale company-wide project, initiative or strategy which aligns with one or more of the Sustainable Markets Initiative's ten Terra Carta Articles. The Articles underpin the Terra Carta, the Sustainable Markets Initiative's guiding mandate which provides a roadmap and framework to accelerate the transition to an ambitious and sustainable future, placing Nature, People and Planet at the heart of global value creation. The 17 2023 Terra Carta Seal winners span multiple geographies and industries, and include: Airbus Carbon Clean CDPQ DLA Piper EY Haier Smart Home Hitachi LanzaTech Novartis OrangePing An Bank Pollination ReNew Robertson Siemens Energy Soneva Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Jennifer Jordan-Saifi, CEO, Sustainable Markets Initiative, said: "The Sustainable Markets Initiative's Terra Carta Seal recognises those companies which are taking great strides in delivering real-world outcomes. As we stand on the eve of COP28, public, private sector and philanthropic actors will come together at the inaugural Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum to bridge the gap between ambition and action. It is examples exemplified by the 2023 Terra Carta Seal winners that are helping to inspire and lead the way." The Terra Carta Seal was launched in 2021 at COP26 by His Majesty King Charles III when he was the Prince of Wales. Since its inception, the Sustainable Markets Initiative has awarded its coveted Seal to just 83 companies globally. For the first time this year, the judging process involved independent, external partners Verdantix and the Expert Review Panel, who worked together to assess the eligibility and impact of each nominated project against recognised global sustainability criteria. This year's cohort of winners impressed the judges with the breadth and scope of their projects, which included pioneering use of hydrogen and engineering-based initiatives to support carbon emission reductions, to the development of new frameworks to support the distribution of private capital, at scale, into transition-related infrastructure across the African continent. David Metcalfe, CEO, Verdantix, said: "We are privileged to work with the Sustainable Markets Initiative, contributing our expertise in independent evaluation to the judging process. We take great pride in being an integral part of this esteemed global initiative, alongside a distinguished and diverse panel of experts. Together, we are dedicated to acknowledging and applauding the companies who lead the way in demonstrating their commitment to creating a sustainable future." The Terra Carta Seal was designed by Sir Jony Ive and his creative team at LoveFrom. The design, with its host of natural references including oak leaves, fern, magnolia and honeybees and intricate patterns both in nature and in the arts, creates a visual celebration which reflects the power of, and reverence for, nature that is at the heart of the Terra Carta. Media Contact: Ortega Pittman, Communications Manager Sustainable Markets Initiative SecretariatPhone: 610-805-4347Email: firstname.lastname@example.org About the Terra Carta Seal Sir Jony Ive and his creative team at LoveFrom created a physical and animated seal engineered with paper that is both simple and beautifully crafted. The design combines a host of natural references including oak leaves, fern, magnolia and honeybees and intricate patterns both in nature and in the arts, creating a visual celebration which reflects the power of and reverence for nature that is at the heart of the Terra Carta. Read more: https://www.sustainable-markets.org/terra-carta-seal/intro/ About the Sustainable Markets Initiative Founded by His Majesty King Charles III in 2020, as Prince of Wales, the Sustainable Markets Initiative has become the world's 'go-to' private sector organisation on transition. Launched in 2021, the Terra Carta serves as the Sustainable Markets Initiative's mandate with a focus on accelerating positive results for Nature, People and Planet through real economy action. Read more: www.sustainable-markets.org About Verdantix Verdantix is the essential thought leader for world-enhancing innovation. It supports changemakers with its proprietary data, unique expertise, and executive networks. Its impactful analysis is delivered via a digital platform, consulting engagements and in-person events to thousands of decision-makers in more than 100 countries. From offices in London, New York, and Boston, the Verdantix research team applies the principles of rigour, accuracy, and curiosity to help its globally distributed clients solve their most complex challenges. verdantix.com About LoveFrom and Sir Jony Ive: Sir Jony Ive KBE is a designer. He joined Apple in 1992. As chief design officer, Jony was responsible for all hardware, user interface and packaging design, as well as the major architectural projects Apple Park and Apple retail stores. He led the design team for more than two decades, creating the iMac, PowerBook, MacBook, iBook, iPod, iPhone, iPad, AppleWatch, AirPods and HomePod. Co-founder Steve Jobs referred to Jony as his creative partner. He holds more than 14,000 patents worldwide, uniquely spanning both software and hardware design. Jony currently serves as chancellor of the Royal College of Art, is frequently voted one of Britain's most culturally influential figures. In 2019, Jony gathered the creative collective LoveFrom, which includes designers, architects, musicians, filmmakers, writers, engineers, and artists. The combined experience, achievement and recognition of these creatives is without precedent. The collective has been working quietly together since 2019, announcing multi-year collaborations with Airbnb and Ferrari. It has studios in San Francisco and London. lovefrom.com
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- LotusFlare announced a strategic technology relationship with T-Mobile to deliver additional business and technical capabilities to T-Mobile wholesale customers using LotusFlare Digital Network Operator® Cloud (DNO™ Cloud). LotusFlare DNO Cloud is a fully digital platform providing products and services to help companies operate their businesses efficiently. LotusFlare DNO Cloud is a micro-services-based, cloud-native commerce platform designed from the ground up to take advantage of best-in-class, web-scale technologies. LotusFlare will develop a solution for T-Mobile to simplify the creation and operation of wireless services for consumer or enterprise brands. T-Mobile's solution, developed by LotusFlare, and leveraging LotusFlare DNO Cloud, will power new customers, driving increased loyalty and engagement of their end-users while creating additional revenue streams. "LotusFlare is a key collaborator in T-Mobile's efforts to expand our industry-leading wholesale services and bring a fresh perspective to the space," said Dan Thygesen, Senior Vice President of T-Mobile Wholesale and head of T-Mobile's growing wholesale business. "Given their dedication to innovation and cloud-native technology, we are thrilled to team with LotusFlare and bring more solutions to our customers." "We are delighted to be selected by T-Mobile Wholesale as a strategic technology collaborator. LotusFlare DNO Cloud will help T-Mobile accelerate its market-leading position," said Sam Gadodia, CEO and Co-Founder of LotusFlare. "LotusFlare is thankful for its relationship with T-Mobile and looks forward to helping T-Mobile continue to simplify technology and simplify customer experience." About LotusFlare LotusFlare's mission is to design, build and continuously advance a digital commerce and monetization platform that simplifies technology and customer experience to deliver valuable outcomes to enterprises. LotusFlare serves Telekom Austria Group (A1), T-Mobile, Globe Telecom, CelcomDigi, Singtel, GOMO, Digicel, re:do and other leading CSPs. Learn more at lotusflare.com. LotusFlare News: https://lotusflare.com/news/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lotusflare Twitter: https://twitter.com/lotus_flare
SHANGHAI, Nov. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) will significantly extend its offering in China and across Asia by doubling down on its investments in China and scaling up its Performance Improvement (PI) team in Asia. This move underscores A&M's commitment to delivering world-class services and solutions to clients amidst the region's dynamic and growing business landscape. A&M is pleased to announce the appointment of three new mainland China-based Managing Directors: Chang Shu, Lin Zhu, and Han Tang, as well as two new Senior Directors: Silver Chen and Daniel Yao. These appointments bolster A&M's lines of service in strategy, M&A and digital transformation, while extending its integrated platform to help clients capitalize on cross-border trade and investment opportunities across the broader Asia Pacific region and beyond. Additionally, the joining of the new team members furthers A&M's expertise in fast-growing sectors including auto, advanced manufacturing and healthcare. The enlarged PI team in China marks the latest milestone of A&M's strategic growth plan following its early 2023 expansion of the Global Transaction Advisory Group (TAG) in China and its other recent expansions in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. A&M North Asia has tripled the number of professionals since 2020. "The ongoing shifts in Asia, whether economic, technological, or geopolitical, are creating change and pressure at a level not seen for decades. This presents a unique opportunity for us to support our clients in effectively navigating these challenges," said James Dubow, Managing Director, Head of A&M North Asia. "Our expansion in China exemplifies A&M's dedication to leading the way in delivering value-driven solutions that empower businesses to succeed and grow, even in the face of uncertainties." As already one of the largest trading partners to many major global economies, China's cross-border trade with other countries continues to increase. Outbound investment from China is also expected to grow. All these factors are driving demand for supply chain management, alongside A&M's other PI service lines, for international companies and Chinese corporations operating globally. "As China and other Asian countries enter a next economic cycle of quality growth, businesses need to reposition themselves to improve efficiencies, innovation and ultimately, returns. In addition, China's determination to achieve its carbon neutrality goal, under the new development model, is creating significant market demand for green transformation and manufacturing upgrading. A&M's operational heritage best positions us to help clients in China and regionally unlock their full potential to maximize revenue and drive change," said How Jit Lim, Managing Director and Leader of PI in China. "We recognize that expanding our presence in China and across Asia furthers our ability to be at the forefront of delivering value-driven solutions. Our growing footprint and capabilities across the region underscore our commitment to the region and to providing comprehensive PI solutions that meet clients' evolving needs," said Mr. Dubow. "We maintain a long-term perspective and think in terms of decades, not just years. We believe now is the ideal time to attract talent and foster growth." About Alvarez & Marsal Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. When conventional approaches are not enough to create transformation and drive change, clients seek our deep expertise and ability to deliver practical solutions to their unique problems. With over 8.000 people across six continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, leverage A&M's restructuring heritage to help companies act decisively, catapult growth and accelerate results. We are experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities with a shared commitment to telling clients what is really needed for turning change into a strategic business asset, managing risk and unlocking value at every stage of growth.