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How a Carbon Tax Can Help Address Climate Change


As the United States’ fiscal challenges deepen and climate change worsens globally, the need to identify pro-growth solutions is a priority of policymakers. Alex Flint, executive director of the Alliance for Market Solutions (AMS), this week participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss how a carbon tax can both address climate change and grow the economy. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: For decades, the U.S. government has sought to curb carbon pollution and mandate energy efficiency standards through a host of regulations and tax subsidies. Today, conservatives and economists alike recognize that taxes are more efficient than regulations. Using a carbon tax to reduce carbon pollution costs the economy less than achieving the same result through regulation. A carbon tax can raise revenue—which a regulation or a suite of regulations cannot do—and can be used to reduce other, more distortionary taxes, which hinder economic growth, like the income tax. The result is a more efficient tax system that, while raising the same amount of revenue, allows the economy to grow faster, making it easier for the federal government to meet its fiscal obligations while reaching their climate goals. Congress is currently debating a carbon border adjustment mechanism, which would impose a fee on imports from countries with lower environmental standards and could serve a lynchpin for a domestic carbon pricing policy. For more information about a carbon tax and AMS, visit About Alliance for Market Solutions AMS is a nonprofit educational organization of conservative leaders addressing two of America’s most pressing challenges: the need to reduce carbon pollution and grow the economy. We respect climate change science and support replacing regulations with a revenue-neutral carbon tax—policy that would efficiently protect the environment and deregulate and grow the economy. AMS engages directly with influential conservatives, including policymakers, to cultivate support for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. We also conduct research that demonstrates the viability and benefits of a carbon tax. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

May 26, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Purple Garden Psychic Reading Services Brings Advice Seekers To Professional Psychics Online

Blue Ribbon Group

Purple Garden psychics' app makes it simple to see the various types of readings they provide by selecting "category" from the main menu. Purple Garden uses these categories to categorize and prioritize the readings they want to feature. We believe this is a little deceptive. Is there something happening here? Many of the psychic readers' bios will disclose that they are also skilled at other forms of readings, such as palm and tarot readings. After completing the profile, you must submit sample video call readings. Purple Garden will notify the psychic whether or not they have been chosen. An adviser is responsible for ensuring that the information in their web profile is valid and that the content accurately reflects their qualifications. Purple Garden is part of the Purple Ocean and Bitwine Psychics physics network. They feature a simple and user-friendly mobile phone application that allows for a pleasant browsing experience. Purple Garden offers live psychic readings or psychic conversation, while Purple Ocean offers sample video readings that answer one or two quick questions. It's simple to find psychics, read their ratings, add funds, and interact with them from your phone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This smartphone app allows you to contact a psychic whenever you need one. At first appearance, the site appears to be simple to navigate, making it a wonderful place to start dipping your toes into online reading. Continue reading to learn more about the Purple Garden app and see if it lives up to our initial thoughts. Psychics interested in becoming Purple Garden readers must first download the Purple Ocean app (the sister site to Purple Garden). Advisors must create a profile on the app and include their legal name, address, and phone number for identification. To get compensated for services provided, they must also share PayPal account information. All advisors must include a real photo of themselves (no icons or illustrations) on their profiles, an introductory video, and a description of their services. Purple Garden psychics must submit a video tarot reading as a test to be employed. There is no simple screening mechanism beyond that, and Purple Garden admits that accuracy cannot be assured. Relationship and career predictions are more therapeutic than psychic, but as their star ratings and reviews indicate, each psychic reader is an expert in their profession. They are trained and will be able to assist you in determining whether you should take a step in either direction or whether nothing will change. Additionally, dream interpretation can be extremely beneficial. If you've had a particularly restless night's sleep or believe your subconscious is attempting to communicate with you, you can get a lot of support. Purple Garden is an American company. Thus, angel insights is another area where they thrive. The United States is statistically the country that believes the most in angels, and these readings can be very useful if you want to communicate with a spirit from the other side. For instance, if you recently lost someone close to you. Ghosts are also included, which is convenient. Some real-time counselors can help individuals locate the correct online psychic reader on the platform. People often have difficulty finding online psychic readers or are unsure which reading to choose. Purple Garden is the only website offering real-time service to keep users engaged with their offerings. Clients can also obtain some free beginning minutes to have a real-time experience and gauge the quality of the service before paying in full. This establishes trust between the company and the customer. The AI improves your search results and suggests various tarot card readers based on your search results. Although many cheap psychics also train in 'helping' professions such as counseling or a love therapist, relationship coaching may be a fancy name for a 'love psychic.' In some way, the psychics in this area will all specialize in love and relationship issues. So, it's worth looking through this area because each relationship coach may have a distinct set of talents. We believe this is a ruse to conceal some deficiency, but we're unsure. Purple Garden psychics have extensive reader profiles that include information about their background, credentials, reviews, and services provided. The advisor's 5-star rating is displayed at the top of the profile, a video introduction, the number of Purple Garden readings completed, the year joined, and the number of positive or negative evaluations. The adviser then displays the costs for the various services they provide, thorough information about their unique services, an "about me" section, and the types of readings they provide. Finally, there are client reviews of the advisor at the bottom. Palm readings are a one-of-a-kind service that not many online psychic sites can offer because many don't offer online psychic readings. A psychic can't read your palm without seeing your hands. Take advantage of a palm reading to learn about your life's plans and where you're headed. Purple Garden's user interface is simple and intuitive. You won't waste any time figuring out how to utilize the app since it's that straightforward. As a result, you'll have more time to browse and converse with the psychics. Although we believe it is pretty basic, it has untapped potential. However, the entire application is well-designed, tidy, and simple. Purple Garden's developers have thought of everything you might need to help you make an informed selection about which psychic to choose. Leelah said, "This was my first time using this app, and it featured some excellent psychic readings. I sincerely hope that everything they say is correct. Thank you for your consideration. It's tough for me to think that everything you've stated will come true with the surety that I'm frightened to wish for, but I take comfort in your words and keep you updated on what happens." Jennifer said, "I believe some of the readers were perceptive but did not provide concrete answers to help me with my problem; yet, am I overthinking things? I wish there were no sad or joyful faces. I'm happy with the responses I received. Maybe it wasn't $75, but I'm not going to fight it. No need to get defensive because I meant to make a joyful expression! I also mentioned that I was overthinking things. This was a decent review. So please remain calm and refrain from attacking. Was it worth $75? I can confidently say that I would do it again." Hazel said, "Excellent reading!! Some Purple Garden readers have a heavy accent, making it difficult to understand them, but I could tell they were aware of my situation if I listened attentively (with only the names, birthdays, and questions). They noticed things I didn't tell them about. I'm hoping that what they say comes true! Many thanks" Sonam Magan said, "The reading was fantastic. Thank you for the reader's reassurance and comfort in my worrying condition. In return, I send all the readers blessings and love. Their readings are always spot on. I've had multiple conversations with different psychic readers, and They are almost always correct about what's going on in my life. They had a keen sense of what was going on in the relationship. With current energy, They were dead on. It gives me faith in their reader's forecasts." Amanda said, "The psychic readers at Purple Garden were aware of the issue at work. Unfortunately, that company did not perform as expected. However, another company contacted me within a few days. As a result, their overall judgment was correct, but not the corporation. I informed their readers about a position I had applied for and some other correspondence, and I assumed I would not be hired. They said they would contact me within a day or two and that I would be hired. In less than 48 hours, another company contacted me and informed me that they would contact me with an offer. Although the readings are not always as detailed as the actual firm or position, they did pick up on the fact that I will be approached for work, and she was correct!" Elise Ann said, "Excellent reading! I appreciate it when card readers tell you what cards they will get. The readers were incredibly instructive and soothing. I even had a few questions, which the readers responded to, making them excellent advisors. I highly recommend Purple Garden." Purple Garden is the newest mobile psychic reading platform on the street, allowing you to interact with psychics directly from your phone, anytime, and from anywhere — true psychic convenience. Purple Garden has an uncountable number of psychics in each category (8 in total), so you'll always have plenty of options. The most important thing to remember about Purple Garden is that it is built and optimized for mobile devices while you may use the platform on a desktop. It's simple and free to get started; you need an email address and a password. You can use your laptop or mobile device to log in once you've registered an account. Contact Details Riya Tyagi

May 26, 2022 07:53 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Dukkantek creates a digital ecosystem for SMB retail sector as it rapidly expands across MENA


In less than six months since securing a $5.2m funding round, store management platform DukkanTek has expanded from UAE where it is headquartered into Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. This takes their presence to 7 countries as they seek opportunities in North Africa. Dukkantek was founded in January 2021 by Ali Al Sayegh, Sanad Yaghi and Shadi Joulani. It has already attracted more than 5,000+ customers for its suite of services empowering traditional merchants with end-to-end digital technology that improves all business processes. Dukkantek believes that traditional merchants and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) remain the backbone of the global economy, and their transactions should be digitized to keep pace with market developments. And to this end they platform provides: Cloud POS: The Cloud POS is a Point-of-Sales system that can be accessed online, from anywhere. It allows businesses to keep track of transactions & sales, calculate VAT, generate reports and calculate profit margin. Inventory Management: The Cloud IM is an online software that helps businesses track, manage & organize the inventory. It allows users to keep track of stock, measure stock value, manage fast-moving products and generate reports for analysis. Payment Options: The platform offers a variety of payment options including cash, card payments or credit payments. Reports can be generated to track payments. E-Commerce: The e-commerce functionality allows stores to sell their goods online or through an app. One of its features includes live inventory, as it’s linked to the IM & POS software. Another feature is that stores can choose what items to put online and their corresponding prices. Moreover, it sends push notifications to customers. Companion App: The companion app is a mobile application that helps manage the store online. Its features include: Automated Inventory Reconciliation, live store data, linked to IM & POS, ability to track daily sales on the dashboard, ability to review all transactions, and track cash movements and payment methods. Dukkantek co-founder Sanad Yaghi commented: “For too long SMB store owners have been left on the margins of the tech shift. We are serving the unmet need observed in these businesses with the adoption and usage of comprehensive online shopping technologies. It’s a severely underserved market and we are trying to get to as many people as possible. Our growth is testament to our efforts in empowering traditional merchants to thrive in a digital world with premium end-to-end technology.” The UAE has one of the most vibrant and attractive startup ecosystems in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Dukkantek provides a one stop shop for local community retail stores, supermarkets, small grocers, service shops and dark stores who are seeking to use the latest technology to serve their customers. The coronavirus pandemic hastened digital adoption in the MENA region, leading to an increase in online shopping, in particular. The region's e-commerce market is expected to reach $49 billion in 2025, up almost 55 per cent from 2021, a report by EZDubai, an e-commerce zone in Dubai, and Euromonitor International showed earlier this year. The UAE’s e-commerce market alone is forecast to grow 60 per cent to more than $8bn by 2025 from 2021. Community retailers in the UAE without a digital presence, who were unable to accept online payments during the pandemic, were severely affected due to the drop in customer footfall. About Dukkantek Founded in January 2021, Dukkantek is the UAE’s first and only revolutionary store management platform that enables traditional merchants to compete equally in an evolving digital world, and further empower their retail capacity. Redefining the conventional way of managing tasks and sales, the innovative platform aims to strengthen local community stores and power digital transformations with end-to-end technology that enhances and streamlines all business processes, enabling them to compete with dark stores and delivery players. Dukkantek is the technology partner for all local community stores in the region. For more information please visit Contact Details Dukkantek Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 Company Website

May 26, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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- The iFXExpo will be the first event this year in which the company will participate to present its new brand - The brand will be exhibiting all its services and products at booth 161 - FinancialMarkets. media continues being part of FXStreet financial group, and operates as its exclusive media agency. - The aim of this new agency is to offer the best-in-class services, whilst increasing the business opportunities of their clients across a wider publisher and financial institutions network. FinancialMarkets. media is the new independent media agency specializing in the financial markets that was launched in February 2022 and is managed by the former FXStreet Marketing and Traders team. With the aim of introducing and presenting the new brand to the markets, the company will participate in several exhibitions and workshops throughout this year, and the iFXExpo in Limassol- Cyprus, the world’s first and largest financial Fintech B2B exhibition, is the first on the 2022 calendar. The launching of FinancialMarkets. media was prompted by the growth of the company’s network of publishers in the last years, demanding specialization in order to keep on offering top-notch services to all its already existing clients. With the decision more focus can be placed on expanding its reach in the market reaching more institutions and publishers for the Forex, Cryptos, Stock and Commodities markets, as well as banks and hedge funds. “ FinancialMarkets. media continues to be part of the FXStreet group, and it operates as its exclusive media agency. However, we are an independent media agency inside the group. The aim of this FXStreet spin-off business is to offer the best-in-class services, whilst increasing the business opportunities to our clients, where all parties will have more options on where to invest their budget, more advertising placements to accommodate the different business models, needs and marketing objectives”. Sergi López Tomàs, previous CMO to and now CEO at FinancialMarkets. media, commented. About their presence at the Cyprus iFXExpo this coming June, Mr López Tomàs also commented, “w e are committed to participating in all these types of events and exhibitions, as we aim to expand our reach to new audiences by introducing all of our media services and marketing solutions to new markets and businesses, aiming to not only to help them to execute profitable investments but will also maximize them ”. In the same way, the company also emphasizes the importance of human relations and honesty in all their business transactions. “ Our daily work is to continue guiding financial institutions and publishers in an honest way so that our clients can invest in the right media according to their needs and budgets. Participating in these kinds of face-to-face events allows us to be closer to our clients and partners and boost this human interaction that we think should never be lost in business and it is critical to creating trustworthy, solid and long-term relationships '' added Carolina Bracale, Marketing and Communications Manager of FinancialMarkets. media. After all, more than 20 years of success in online advertising for the finance market, are not in vain. The team of experts of FinancialMarkets. media know the market, granting better pricing and campaign management control, always taking care of both, clients and publishers. “Programmatic advertising is OK but it still fails to understand the needs of the players and that is where my team makes a big difference. We are humans behind the machines who happen to be experts in Marketing and Trading the markets.”, concluded Sergi López Tomàs. The company will be exhibiting all its services and products at the iFXExpo in Limassol, Cyprus at booth 161. To know more about Financial Markets. media visit the new website: Contact Details Financial Markets Media Carolina Olenka

May 25, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shareholder Activist Confronts Big Tech Companies at Annual Meetings

National Legal & Policy Center

Today, Paul Chesser, Director of the National Legal and Policy Center’s Corporate Integrity Project, is presenting remarks at the Amazon, Twitter, and Meta annual meetings to support shareholder resolutions that the ethics group filed with the companies. Chesser’s remarks at the meetings today will focus on the shareholder resolutions NLPC filed targeting the ‘woke’ corporations’ lobbying activity and charitable donations. NLPC seeks more transparency, urging companies to protect shareholder interests by staying out of politics. NLPC has filed dozens of shareholder resolutions and appeared at the annual meetings of Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, Coca-Cola, and more. Additional resolutions are scheduled to be presented at the meetings for McDonald’s, Walmart, Alphabet, General Motors, and others. “Big-Tech leaders act like they know what is best for everyone and assume power by censoring information or supporting causes that are contrary to shareholder interests,” Chesser explained. “Corporate leaders cave to progressive political activists and support ‘woke’ causes that must be disclosed, but moreover, eventually put to an end.” In support of the Twitter shareholder proposal, Chesser plans to say that, “…Twitter wasted more than $1.7 million in 2021 on advocacy lobbying, tripling what it spent six years earlier. Twitter is all about ideology, not free speech, or profit. It is no wonder so many Twitter employees are terrified that Elon Musk is buying the company and plans to turn their lying, progressive playground into a true free-speech platform…” In remarks at the Amazon meeting, Chesser will point out that “Amazon's transparency about its charitable donations is vague at best, and opaque at worst.” He will share how Amazon funded the unaccountable, wild-spending Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation at Chairman Jeff Bezos’s direction. “While many of us in middle America saw right through it, Princeton-educated Jeff Bezos fell for the con hook, line and sinker,” Chesser will say. At the Meta meeting Chesser plans to compare Facebook shareholders to mother of a rebellious teenager. “Unfortunately, Mr. Zuckerberg, currently obsessed with virtual reality while shareholder value tanks, is the equivalent of that teenager. And with the equivalent of well over 50 percent of voting shares, this teenager can do whatever the heck he wants. Shareholders are the helpless Mom,” Chesser plans to say. Chesser will point out Zuckerberg’s hypocrisy by censoring scientific truths about climate change alarmism, throttling of the Hunter Biden laptop story, and keeping COVID-19 information off the platform. “The Big Tech leaders were bamboozled by the BLM scammers and Hunter Biden protectionists. They refuse to admit they were wrong, and must be held accountable,” Chesser said. “Twitter, Amazon, Meta, and others in corporate America stand in stark contrast to the economic interests of the American people. Corporate leaders must be stopped from undermining the very systems that created the wealth they enjoy today.” All of Paul Chesser’s remarks at the three meetings will be posted at this afternoon. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or Please visit Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 Company Website

May 25, 2022 11:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Provana Partners with The iA Institute to Address Needs of Credit & Collections Industry


The iA Institute, publisher of insideARM, the premier publication for the credit & collections industry, and Provana, provider of the industry’s first unified platform for compliance and performance management, today announced a broad partnership to enhance the support both firms deliver to industry participants. As part of the partnership, Provana is making significant investments into iA Institute programs, including Research Assistant, Innovation Council, Consumer Relations Consortium, and Women in Consumer Finance, with a goal of bringing additional value to its members and expanding the membership. “Provana is a predominant industry player in credit and collections when it comes to its breadth and depth of products and global delivery model for businesses operating in these markets,” said Stephanie Eidelman, CEO of The iA Institute. “We are pleased to collaborate with the Provana team to extend the charter of our programs and better serve industry players.” “The iA Institute is a leading voice in the consumer finance market, especially pertaining to the regulatory hurdles of the full debt lifecycle,” said Sandeep Bhargava, CEO of Provana. “This partnership reinforces our mission to become a one-stop compliance and performance solution, providing digital capabilities, global delivery and thought leadership that raises the bar of competition in a way that benefits consumer finance industry participants.” There are a number of ways The iA Institute and Provana plan to create value for the industry. One way in particular is through the Research Assistant program, which provides a forum for compliance practitioners to solve challenges together as a peer group. The group not only includes practical compliance tools and regular analysis, but it also develops meaningful peer-built content based on tangible experience, which Provana will make available to subscribers though its own compliance management platform. “We look forward to taking an active part in the forums managed by The iA Institute,” said Britney Schaeffer, Director of Content Programs at Provana. “Provana has a rich heritage of thought leadership in solving compliance and performance issues for credit & collections businesses. We believe we can bring valuable new thinking to the Innovation Council and to compliance-related discussions.” “With Provana’s knowledgebase of industry processes and data, we anticipate Provana’s contribution in our Research Assistant program to help our subscribers a great deal,” said Aaron Steinberg, Chief Growth Officer of The iA Institute. “Provana brings a passion for leadership that puts women at the decision-making table, which means they will also have a lot to contribute in the Women in Consumer Finance forum.” Overall, the goal of the partnership is not only to create value for current iA Institute and Provana subscribers, but to deliver that same value to a broader base of industry constituents, including banks, fintechs, specialty finance players, and other enterprises that provide financing of their products and services to consumers. Many longtime industry participants have expressed positive sentiment about the partnership and its long-term implications for the consumer finance industry. “I have worked productively with both organizations for multiple years,” said Marian Sangalang, Vice President at The Bureaus, Inc. “With the changes in the regulatory and economic environment around our industry, I can think of no better time for these key players in our space to take their collaboration to the next level.” “The consumer finance industry is long overdue for a partnership of this nature,” said LaDonna Bohling, Chief Compliance Officer at Contract Callers, Inc.. “The lines between traditional creditors, their collections networks, and new tech-first creditors are blurring in the eyes of industry regulators. A thoughtful collaboration between two leading content and tech providers will help our industry raise the game for everyone involved.” About The iA Institute The iA Institute is a media company that specializes in providing context, insight, and practical information to the complex debt industry. With its long history as an innovator, the company has grown from its inception as a publisher of a daily newsletter to one that influences the industry at the highest level. Our initiatives bring a range of stakeholders to the table in a candid environment to inform, to build a culture of compliance, to address industry challenges, and to make profitable connections. Our initiatives cover three areas: Legal & Compliance, Strategy & Tech, and Women & Diversity. Learn more at About Provana Provana’s interaction management and compliance solutions are the first of their kind, providing effortless control over process-intensive operations. Available for consumer lending, legal, ARM, insurance and other industries that handle heavily regulated consumer interactions. Provana technology is based on over a decade of business process management, AI, RPA, regulatory compliance and secure data operation experience. Solutions include speech analytics, a compliance suite, omnichannel payments, legal tech, and business analytics, comprising a one stop digital transformation platform for small and medium enterprises. Provana is backed by a NYC-based Fintech PE, with a presence across the US and in India. Learn more at Contact Details Britney Schaeffer +1 469-774-2409 The iA Institute Aaron Steinberg Company Website

May 25, 2022 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Senior leaders at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos revamp approach to increasing incomes for smallholder farming families

IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative

Equitable distribution of value and risk represents an opportunity for business to not only improve livelihoods among smallholder farming households, but ensure reliable, resilient supply chains. Today, a group of senior leaders from business, governments, civil society, and financial institutions gathered at a side event to the World Economic Forum in Davos to explore ways to overcome barriers and enable more efficient value distribution in favor of smallholder farmers. An efficient and sustainable value chain is one that assures fair distribution of value and risk. Currently, smallholder farming households often shoulder the greatest burden of risk in supply chains, from volatile prices to the effects of climate change. This burden represents a serious threat to livelihoods and market stability. The COVID pandemic and global conflict only exacerbate the problem, increasing the income gap even further. “Our goal is value chains where risk is shared, and farmers can maintain a viable business that supports a living income. For too long our market has focused on value extraction. Now we need to reorient ourselves to value creation from the first link in the supply chain all the way to the consumer,” said Daan Wensing, CEO of IDH - the Sustainable Trade Initiative, at the side event. “If we don’t train our focus across the entire supply chain, it will eventually collapse.” The side event, Accelerating Change Through a Global Coalition on Living Income, was co-hosted by IDH - the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) and Wageningen University (WUR). Participants included Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands in her role as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), executives from Nestlé, JBS, Unilever, Standard Chartered Bank, senior representatives from the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and more. Her Majesty Queen Máxima emphasized that this meeting was extremely timely. As the highest risk is placed on those who can least afford it, the smallholder farmers all over the world. Financial Inclusion is not enough: ‘We should not only increase the living income of the smallholder farmer, but also build their resilience’. Facilitators challenged the group to consider how their trade systems could be overhauled to distribute risk and value more equitably in their value chains. They explored the barriers to system transformation at the individual and organizational level. This meeting is part of a longer journey, co-developed by IDH, WUR and others, to design a multi-stakeholder framework for action. This framework will inspire pathways for improvement for farmers and businesses, including concrete interventions and points of collaboration. The multi-stakeholder framework on living incomes will rely on a shared understanding of the challenges and opportunities for improving incomes. The scale and scope of the problem with value distribution is so large that no single actor or intervention can fully address it. The framework can help clarify the roles and responsibilities for finding solutions that include the perspectives of a wide swath of stakeholders, from the private and public sectors to farmer representatives, the financial sector and civil society. The multi-stakeholder framework for action is part of IDH’s Living Income Roadmap, which contains a range of steps, guidance questions, and data-driven tools to help companies, governments, investors, and civil society organizations close living income gaps. The follow up of this event will take place on 14th of June, during the Living Income Summit in Amsterdam. About IDH: IDH-the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) restores flourishing markets with better jobs, better incomes and a better environment. When IDH is successful, companies rebalance the relationships between the workers they employ, the customers they serve and the planet that serves us all. IDH achieves this by creating public-private partnerships, and by using data to design, test and invest in more sustainable ways of doing business. Headquartered in the Netherlands, IDH has over 290 employees globally, operating in 20 landscapes and 12 commodities and sourcing regions with over 1000 public and private partners. In 13 years of operation, IDH has generated over 390 M EUR in private sector investment and support for new business models that create positive impact for people and planet. IDH’s work is made possible because of the funding and trust of multiple European governments and private foundations, including the Governments of Netherlands, Denmark, and Switzerland. For more information, go to or follow @IDHTrade on Twitter and LinkedIn. Contact Details IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative Gillian Evans +31 6 42287488 Company Website

May 25, 2022 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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EnvisionWell® Announces B Corp Certification


Envisi on2b Well® Inc., DBA EnvisionWell®, is a mission-driven Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that provides unique healthcare solutions in the workplace and the community at large. This passionate group of innovators is striving to advance Social Health Empowerment® and health equity through their digital health and wellness platform, community events, multi-cultural health programs, and the EnvisionWell® app, an all-in-one, whole-person consumer mobile wellness app. Today, we are pleased to announce that EnvisionWell® is a certified B Corporation (B Corp). Empowering WELLth for Humankind ® The B Corp certification process is administered by the nonprofit, B Lab, and measures a company’s social and environmental impact. To become a certified B Corporation, companies must meet rigorous standards of “performance, accountability, and transparency on factors from employee benefits and charitable giving to supply chain practices and input materials.” Tammy Williams, founder and CEO of EnvisionWell®, has long been focused on finding a solution for the gaps in both corporate wellness and public health. Attaining B Corp certification is a prestigious achievement and helps to further the company’s commitment to social responsibility and Empowering WELLth for Humankind®. “We believe that everyone deserves an equal shot at a healthy, joyful life. As a certified B Corp, we are committed to Social Health Empowerment® and health equity. We are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives and the communities that we touch. As we continue to grow and evolve as a company, our goal is to deepen our impact and widen our reach, so that we can help more and more people live sustainably healthier lives.‌” About EnvisionWell® Recognizing that everybody is different and every BODY is different, EnvisionWell® delivers technology, health initiatives, products, and services with diversity, inclusion, and equity in mind.‌ As a certified B Corp, accountability, transparency, and purpose play an essential role in driving this philosophy. With every service, technology, and solution they offer, EnvisionWell® looks to build a bridge from the societal conditions that hold people back to more empowered, healthier living. Following the tenets of their proprietary engagement model—Knowledge, Support, Access and Autonomy (or KSAA®), the four foundational elements of Social Health Empowerement®—EnvisionWell® takes a unified, personalized, whole-person approach to assessing and improving health and wellness outcomes. EnvisionWell® is the digital front door to your own personal and professional health and wellness ecosystem. In addition to customized corporate wellness solutions, EnvisionWell® also partners with schools and educational institutions, healthcare providers, and community-based organizations to increase engagement, improve outcomes, and advance a stronger and healthier future for all. 360° Well-Being® The EnvisionWell® app offers a personalized health profile in one centralized location that fits in the palm of your hand. In 30 seconds, using just the camera in their phone, users receive contactless vitals such as blood pressure, heart attack risk, stress index, and more. They can easily track their workouts, water intake, and food to help them better understand their progress and areas for improvement. They can also join challenges, read relevant articles, listen to podcasts and other edutainment, and join discussion groups across all 10 Pillars of 360° Well-Being®. The EnvisionWell® app for consumers is free to download and use as part of the company’s commitment to health equity and Social Health Empowerment®. Congratulations to EnvisionWell® for achieving B Corp certification! Contact Details EnvisionWell® Helena Duzenski +1 844-473-4748 Company Website

May 25, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Global Affairs Canada Arranges High Level Meetings for Volatus at CANSEC 2022

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company") announces high-level meetings with military attaches from LATAM and Europe during CANSEC 2022. Several visiting delegations, including Lieutenant General Carlos Chávez Cateriano, Chief of Staff for the Peruvian Air Force, have requested meetings with Volatus during Canada’s largest global defence and security event being hosted at the EY Center in Ottawa on June 1-2, 2022. "We are honoured to have Lieutenant General Cateriano visit us at CANSEC as Peru and other sovereign entities look to add high-end military ISR and ISTAR drones to their capabilities" said Glen Lynch, Volatus CEO. "The Global Affairs Canada team has done an outstanding job helping us expand our business globally." During the show, Volatus will showcase a wide range of products including its mobile command vehicles, cargo & resupply drones, packable ISR drones, versatile land and sea ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) and long-range surveillance drones. In addition, the company will debut its Task Force ISR service—a fully equipped team of Veteran UAV operators deployable globally to provide ISR services in times of crisis or natural disaster. The company will be showcasing products and services at CANSEC 2022 in Booths #801, #1911 and #3036. About Volatus Aerospace: Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout Canada, the United States, and Latin America. Operating a vast pilot network, Volatus serves commercial and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, and design, manufacturing, and R&D. Through its subsidiary Volatus Aviation, Volatus carries on the business of aircraft management, charter sales, and cargo services using piloted, remotely piloted, and autonomous aircraft. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Forward-Looking Statement This news release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of the Corporation with respect to future business activities and operating performance. 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Investors are cautioned that forward-looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflects expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Forward-looking information reflects the Corporation’s current beliefs and is based on information currently available to it and on assumptions it believes to be not unreasonable in light of all of the circumstances. In some instances, material factors or assumptions are discussed in this news release in connection with statements containing forward-looking information. Such material factors and assumptions include, but are not limited to: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Corporation; meeting the continued listing requirements of the TSXV; and anticipated and unanticipated costs and other factors referenced in this news release and the Circular, including, but not limited to, those set forth in the Circular under the caption “Risk Factors”. Although the Corporation has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this news release and, other than as required by law, the Corporation disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Source: Volatus Aerospace Corp. TSXV: VOL Contact Details Volatus Aerospace Corp. Rob Walker +1 514-447-7986 Company Website

May 25, 2022 07:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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