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Better Planet: Going Beyond Net Zero by 2035

Kohler Co.

For more than a decade, we’ve been committed to a goal of net zero greenhouse gas across operations and zero waste to landfill by 2035. Since 2016 we’re deepening that commitment through our Design for Environment (DfE) program by carefully considering the full life cycle impacts of our products and processes. In 2020, we completed over 4 times more DfE projects than in 2019 and saw more DfE projects completed in 2020 alone than in all previous years combined since DfE work began in 2016. We are focusing on designing efficiencies across all four stages of the life cycle: Suppliers, Kohler Operations, Consumer Use, and End of Use. Our goal is to design a product or process that is more environmentally favorable, using outcome-based standards recognized by the scientific community: Reduce greenhouse gas Steward healthy watersheds Reduce waste by using resources more efficiently Invest in safer materials Drawing on the passionate energy of associates, Design for Environment thinking will help us surpass our 2035 goals. It is our pledge to rethink the way we approach design. It is our path to a better planet. By joining together to reduce our environmental impact across the full life cycle of our products, processes, and experiences, we can help design a path forward for future generations and make it easy for our consumers to make environmentally friendly choices. Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Scope Our manufacturing processes inherently require energy, which translates to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We measure carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide emissions using the GHG Protocol and consider the following: Scope 1 - fuel that we consume in manufacturing Scope 2 - fuel used by our energy providers to produce the energy we consume Innovation in Water Efficiency Committed to Conservation: The 50L Home - Today, 14 of 20 of the world’s largest cities experience water scarcity, and two-thirds of the global population is projected to live in water-stressed areas by 2025. As part of our commitment to water conservation, we cofounded the 50L Home, a coalition of global companies and NGOs reimagining people’s relationship with water. The goal of this coalition is to drive innovation in residential water use to reduce water consumption to 50L/person/day. Our vision is to develop 50L Home solutions without compromising an amazing consumer experience. Using learnings from pilot homes in various locations, the 50L Home seeks to advance solutions that address water and energy effi ciency and inform a path to global scale. For more information, please visit 50Lhome.org. 2020 WaterSense® Award Winner - In 2020, Kohler was the proud recipient of our sixth WaterSense Sustained Excellence award. Created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the WaterSense program promotes the development and use of watereffi cient products, homes, and processes. In 2008, we were honored with the fi rst WaterSense Manufacturing Partner of the Year Award and for 11 years we’ve been honored moving from Manufacturing Partner of the Year to the Sustained Excellence Partner Award. Throughout this time, our KOHLER WaterSense-labeled toilets, showerheads, and faucets have been a catalyst in driving awareness and helping our customers and partners reduce water consumption. Read more in Kohler's 2020 Believing in Better Metrics Report View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from Kohler Co. on 3blmedia.com

November 24, 2021 09:02 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Practitioner Video Testimony: 5 CPOs Answer: “Why Sustainable Procurement?”

EcoVadis

Five CPO's, Executives and Procurement professionals answer the question, "Why Sustainable Procurement?" and how investing in a sustainable supply chain has impacted their businesses for the better. View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from EcoVadis on 3blmedia.com

November 24, 2021 09:01 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Why Don Hamilton Lives a Fully Charged Life

Duke Energy

by Jason Lockard You won’t find any gas cans in Donald Hamilton’s garage at his home in Surf City, N.C. From an electric lawnmower to a Tesla Model 3, he is committed to electrification. As Duke Energy’s North Carolina electric transportation manager supporting EV adoption and electrification infrastructure projects, he’s made a career out of this commitment. “I have geothermal heat pumps at my house – they’re 30% more efficient than an air-source product,” Hamilton said. “I have all-electric yard tools, I have an electric lawnmower, I have an electric chainsaw, I have an electric leaf blower, I have an electric weed eater, I have an electric pole saw. I recycle, so, yes, I like the concept of sustainability, and I like the concept of taking care of the environment.” He has a level two EV charger (which has a 240-volt electric supply, like an electric clothes dryer) at his house good for “95% of my charging needs, the same as most people.” Hamilton’s appreciation for all things electric began at an early age. “When I was 12 years old, my very first job was to take the golf carts from the country club, clean them out, get all the beer cans out of them, take them to the cart barn and plug them in,” he said. “So, I got a first taste of battery technology in the ’70s.” Hamilton, the son of a Navy airplane mechanic, spent much of his childhood in Europe, primarily in Italy and Spain. His fascination with mechanics and technology had its roots not just in his father’s work, but out of his parents’ unusual hobby – drag racing. That led Hamilton to pursue a career as an engineer. In his 27 years in the utility industry, Hamilton developed an understanding of the technology and systems needed for power. Electric vehicles have existed since the 19th century, with more widespread adoption occurring as early as the 1910s. The early popularity was not due to environmental benefits, cost or speed but accessibility. Hand-crank starters deterred buyers of internal combustion as electric vehicles were more convenient, Hamilton said. “Detroit Electric sold all the way up until 1942. They sold battery-operated electric vehicles, and they didn’t go far, but you didn’t need to go far back then,” he said. “When the electric starter became more popular, that changed it and increased accessibility to driving, leading to a decline in EV sales.” Education is one of Hamilton’s goals in his work and life. He uses his long-range, dual-motor Tesla Model 3 as an educational tool. “He has volunteered a substantial amount of time in educating everyone from students to engineers on the virtues and intricacies of owning and operating an EV,” said Duke Energy account executive Alvin Etheredge. “He has organized and provided countless numbers of presentations, car riding and driving events.” By showing people EV technology and explaining its benefits, Hamilton said he can help reduce consumers’ anxiety about mileage range and increase understanding. He said he includes insights he learned as an EV owner himself. “He practices what he preaches,” said Tesla store leader Hayley Black, “volunteers to educate the general public and is continually pushing within his company to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” Passenger vehicles, he said, aren’t the only segment that benefits from electrification. Duke Energy promotes converting vehicle fleets and school buses to electric. Duke Energy will cover part of the cost of 15 electric  school buses in North Carolina  to gather data. “We’re trying to get electric school buses out in the market and help them by putting in the infrastructure,” Hamilton said. Duke Energy’s subsidiary  eTransEnergy  works with companies and local governments to transition their fleets, like school buses, to electric. The transition, Hamilton said, is a revolution. "It’s a whole change in technology that has never been seen before," he said, "and it’s wide scale and will have an impact across the world.” To get there, Hamilton focuses on education and a better charging infrastructure. “One of Don’s mottos is ‘Always Be Charging,’” Etheredge said. “I would amend this motto to ‘Always be Reading and Learning.’” Duke Energy’s electrification plans Duke Energy’s approved plans call for 260 EV chargers across North Carolina, including 40 direct current fast chargers along interstate highways, 80 level two chargers at multifamily residences and 160 in public spaces like parks and libraries. The company also has  Park & Plug infrastructure programs  in other states it serves, including Florida, where it has installed nearly 600 chargers; Indiana, where it plans to install chargers at 17 locations; and South Carolina, where it plans 30 locations. More infrastructure and programs are pending as the company expands offerings for customers, such as revenue credits to behind-the-meter infrastructure and charger rentals. As part of the company’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, the company is converting its nearly 4,000 light-duty vehicles to electric and 50% of its 6,000 fleet of medium-duty, heavy-duty and off-road vehicles to EVs, plug-in hybrids or other zero-carbon alternatives  by 2030. Learn more about Duke Energy’s  electric vehicle programs. View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from Duke Energy on 3blmedia.com

November 24, 2021 08:46 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Jennie-O Partners With YouTube Star and Philanthropist MrBeast to Give Away 10,000 Turkeys

Hormel Foods Corporation

WILLMAR, Minn., November 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Jennie-O Turkey Store, one of the largest and most beloved turkey brands in the world, teamed up with MrBeast, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, and his 501c3 organization, Beast Philanthropy, to make this Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for those in need. While the event officially started at noon, miles of cars filled with families from the Greenville, N.C., community were already lined up at dawn to ensure they received one of 10,000 free Jennie-O® turkeys. With a value of $266,000, this was the single largest donation in the company’s 80-year history and equates to 120,000 servings of turkey. The Nov. 7 event took place at the Pitt County Fairgrounds and drew almost 700 volunteers, including local police officers and football players, lacrosse players and sorority members from East Carolina University, as well as elected officials and other community members. Elektro Dance Academy, a high-energy, high-caliber dance academy founded by four original Elektrolytes members (winners of MTV's America's Best Dance Crew Season 7), taught the Jennie-O Turkey Dance to volunteers and onsite police officers. For more information and photography from the event, visit www.Jennieo.com/MrBeast. Because it wouldn’t be a MrBeast event without a challenge, Darren Margolias, Beast Philanthropy executive director and MrBeast channel regular, competed with former Food Network Chopped champion, Chef Kenneth Temple, on the best-looking turkey plate. MrBeast’s video of the event can be viewed at Beast Philanthropy’s YouTube channel here. With more than 100 million subscribers on his combined channels, MrBeast, also known as Jimmy Donaldson, is a Greenville native and one of the world’s largest YouTube stars. Known for stunts such as giving away $1 million and adopting every animal in a shelter, MrBeast has focused on philanthropy from his earliest days online. He created Beast Philanthropy exactly a year ago, and the channel donates 100 percent of its advertising revenue, brand deals and merchandise sales. “Jennie-O is thrilled to partner with MrBeast, who shares our commitment to giving back to the community,” said Nicole Behne, vice president of marketing at Jennie-O. “Every family should be able to enjoy a delicious Jennie-O® turkey on Thanksgiving, and we’re honored to be able to provide for thousands of families in need.” "We fed thousands of families with this event, and none of this would have happened without Jennie-O,” Donaldson said. “It's incredible seeing brands joining Beast Philanthropy's mission to tackle food insecurity. Literally tens of thousands of people are going to have a free turkey on their table because of our distribution, and that's awesome." Hormel Foods, the parent company of Jennie-O, also contributed to the event with product donations, including SKIPPY® peanut butter and Hormel® Pepperoni Stix. For more information about Jennie-O® turkey products, including recipes, nutritional information and where to buy, visit JennieO.com or follow the brand on social media at Facebook.com/JennieOTurkey, Instagram.com/JennieO and Twitter.com/JennieO. ABOUT JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE, INC. Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc., based in Willmar, Minn., is one of the largest and most beloved turkey brands in the world. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL ), Jennie-O Turkey Store offers an array of more than 1,500 high quality fresh, frozen, refrigerated and deli turkey products that are distributed throughout the United States and 27 countries worldwide. JennieO.com ABOUT MRBEAST MrBeast is one of the most popular YouTube celebrities, with more than 75 million subscribers. The 23-year-old breakout star is famous for his videos in which he gives away large amounts of cash to unsuspecting recipients. MrBeast is also the creative genius behind several other viral video stunts, including "I Spent 50 Hours Buried Alive," "Last to Leave $800,000 Island Keeps It," and "Planting 20,000,000 Trees.” His brand representation includes the online coupon app Honey and analytics software startup Quid. For more information, go to: Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. # # # View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from Hormel Foods Corporation on 3blmedia.com

November 24, 2021 08:01 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Renforth Completes Trenching Program at Victoria West, Exposing Continuous Nickel, Cobalt, Copper and Zinc Over the Entire 275m Stripped

Renforth Resources Inc.

November 24, 2021 - TheNewswire - Renforth Resources Inc. (C NSX: RFR. CN ) (OTC: RFHRF) (FSE:9RR ) (“Renforth” or the “Company”) is pleased to share the success of our stripping program on our Victoria West Battery Metals system where we exposed nickel, cobalt, copper and zinc over the entire ~275m which was trenched, located between mineralized drill holes from our recently announced 2.2km drilled strike length, with each of those holes intersecting battery metals. “We are quite happy with the visual and XRF results from the field, Victoria West is proving to be a very interesting site, currently stretching over ~5kms, containing nickel and cobalt needed for energy storage, copper required to build EVs and zinc, a new addition to the US critical minerals list. The big question is what happens to the mineralization as we go east, along the remaining ~15kms of the magnetic anomaly associated with the nickel and cobalt, before we reach the Colonie site, at the very eastern end. 2022 will tell us whether, or how big, Victoria West grows” states Nicole Brewster, President and CEO of Renforth. Program Summary   Trenching at Surimeau was completed in early November. The main part of the trench is approximately 275 meters in length and oriented roughly east-west. East and West crosscuts were excavated at both ends of the main trench and are oriented roughly North-South. The western crosscut follows a drill trail from the 2021 Winter-Spring drilling program and is about 200 meters in length. The eastern crosscut is about 150 meters in length. A total of 53 channels were cut through all of the trenching, varying in length from 2 to 42 meters. A grand total of 704 samples were taken, 25 grab samples and 24 blanks. The mineralized main shear zone is present and exposed along the entire length of the main trench, trending west-south-west. Notable mineralization is also present within an alteration package along the north side of the main shear along the entire exposed length of it in the trench.   The Huston discovery, ~18km NW of Victoria West and within the Surimeau District Property, where Renforth previously announced a discovery grab sample with an assay of 1.9% Ni, 1.38% Cu, 1170ppm Co and 4 g/t Ag, within a strongly foliated diorite with patchy oxidation on the weathered surface was revisited. Management considers this grab sample a new discovery; however, a grab sample is selected by the geologist and may not be representative of the property as a whole. In order to learn more about this discovery the exposed diorite was revisited, and the outcrop was exposed manually to create an approximate 25m 2 area. A total of 6 channels were cut and 19 additional samples were taken. Samples taken from both areas have been delivered to the lab for assay, results will be released when available.   Current Surimeau District Activities   The following are currently ongoing:   1 – Assay results from the beginning of the trenching/channeling at Victoria West have begun to be received, they will be released at once upon receipt of all the results 2 – The latest drone video shot during the program has been uploaded the Renforth’s YouTube channel 3 – Detailed drone photography is being stitched together and will aid in digitizing mapping done of the stripped area 4 – Planning has begun for an EM/Mag survey at Victoria West over a portion, or the entire, ~20km magnetic anomaly. This survey will “see” the sulphides, which are commonly connected in ribbons and stringers, giving us greater detail on the structure. 5 – Drill core sample material is being selected for additional assaying to determine what degree of platinum group element mineralization is present. The only testing for platinum and palladium carried out to date was on the initial surface prospecting samples taken from the Colonie, LaLonde and Victoria West areas in June 2020 which gave positive assay results, demonstrating these metals are present at each location.   Current Parbec Gold Deposit Activities   The following are currently ongoing;   1 – Our deposit model on sections is being updated by our geologists with the results from the >15,000m of drilling completed earlier this year. 2 – This process is highlighting additional sampling which needs to be carried out. As we have previously stated it is difficult to visually assess the presence of gold in Parbec drill core, with rare exception. This leads to areas not being sampled, which we now know need to be sampled based on recent results. We will do the additional sampling as soon as possible. If this sampling results in gold results it will positively impact our deposit model. 3 – Renforth is pursuing a structural study on Parbec, this sort of work has not been done to date.  Given the obvious similarities with the structural setting of Parbec and Canadian Malartic (though Malartic is larger), the exploration team feels that shareholders will be best served at this time by efforts to identify the controls on gold mineralization, especially the higher grade “magnetic diorite” mineralization. Historically the East Malartic and Barnat deposits, now part of Canadian Malartic and located ~6.5 km along strike on the Cadillac Break, indicate a close association with magnetic diorite, feldspar porphyries, shear zones and gold trends. Structurally, gold deposits in this environment are controlled by strike slip faults and shear zones which follow varied strikes and dips. Mineralized volumes have been described by various authors as lozenge lenses not always attached to main structures, the gold mineralization is sulfides poor and contained in quartz-carbonate filled fracture systems. 1   Technical disclosure in this press release has been reviewed and approved by Francis R. Newton P.Geo (OGQ#2129), a “qualified person” pursuant to NI 43-101.   1 excerpted from an internal memo “SUMMARY: The Parbec Project, Malartic: Signature and Targeting”, Martin Demers P.Geo (OGQ#770), a “qualified person” pursuant to NI 43-101.   For further information please contact: Renforth Resources Inc. Nicole Brewster President and Chief Executive Officer C:416-818-1393   E: nicole@renforthresources.com #Unit 1B – 955 Brock Road, Pickering ON L1W 2X9   Follow Renforth on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram!   About Renforth Renforth wholly owns the ~260 km 2 Surimeau District Property, which hosts numerous areas of polymetallic and gold mineralization, each with various levels of exploration, as well as a significant amount of unexplored ground. Victoria West has been drilled over a strike length of 2.2km, within a 5km long mineralized structure, proving nickel, copper, zinc and cobalt mineralization, in the western end of a 20km magnetic anomaly. The Huston target, during initial reconnaissance, resulted in a grab sample grading 1.9% Ni, 1.38% Cu, 1170 ppm Co and 4 g/t Ag. In addition to this the Lalonde, Surimau and Colonie Targets are all polymetallic mineralized occurrences which, along with various gold showings, comprise the areas of potential of this NSR free property.   In addition to the Surimeau District battery metals property Renforth wholly owns the Parbec Gold deposit, a surface gold deposit contiguous to the Canadian Malartic Mine property in Malartic, Quebec. In 2020/21 Renforth completed 15,569m of drilling which successfully twinned certain historic holes, filled in gaps in the resource model with newly discovered gold mineralization and extended mineralization deeper. Based upon the success of this significant drill program the Company considers the spring 2020 MRE, with a resource estimate of 104,000 indicated ounces of gold at a grade of 1.78 g/t Au and 177,000 inferred ounces of gold at a grade of 1.78 g/t Au to be out of date. With the new data gained Renforth will undertake to complete the first ever structural study of the mineralization at Parbec, as well as additional total metallic assay work in order to better contextualize the nugget effect on the gold mineralization.   Renforth also holds the Malartic West property, the site of a copper/silver discovery, and Nixon-Bartleman, west of Timmins Ontario, with gold present on surface over a strike length of ~500m.     No securities regulatory authority has approved or disapproved of the contents of this news release.   Forward Looking Statements   This news release contains forward-looking statements and information under applicable securities laws.  All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are forward looking. Forward-looking statements are frequently identified by such words as ‘may’, ‘will’, ‘plan’, ‘expect’, ‘believe’, ‘anticipate’, ‘estimate’, ‘intend’ and similar words referring to future events and results. Such statements and information are based on the current opinions and expectations of management. All forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, fluctuating commodity prices, the risks of obtaining necessary approvals, licenses and permits and the availability of financing, as described in more detail in the Company’s securities filings available at www.sedar.com. Actual events or results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements and the reader is cautioned against placing undue reliance thereon. Forward-looking information speaks only as of the date on which it is provided and the Company assumes no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law.

November 24, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Bacardi Outlines How It Is Doing the Right Thing for the Planet

Bacardi Limited

HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Since it was founded in 1862, family-owned Bacardi has always ensured that while making exceptional spirits, which are enjoyed around the world, it does so responsibly. Today, the world’s largest privately held company published its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Corporate Responsibility Report outlining its commitments to its employees, customers, suppliers, consumers, and communities. Bacardi invests in Corporate Responsibility (CR) initiatives that set goals for a safer, brighter, and greener future for all. The FY21 report, titled ‘The Way We Serve,’ outlines the progress Bacardi is making in four priority areas: Good Futures focuses on initiatives that create a more inclusive workplace for Bacardi employees and supports the communities in which they are located. Safety is always the number one priority at Bacardi. In FY21, the company achieved a Lost Time Accident (LTA) rate of 0.8, ahead of its target to ensure less than one LTA per million hours worked by 2023. An unwavering dedication to being both a good employer and a good citizen has also led to the company being Great Place to Work Certified™ in six of its key markets in FY21. Good Choices encompasses responsible marketing initiatives, including the work Bacardi is doing to promote mindful drinking and its efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm. As digital commerce becomes a significant channel for the industry, Bacardi, as part of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), has teamed up with online retailers and delivery platforms across six continents to commit to robust global standards for alcohol sale and delivery online. Bacardi is also creating choices for the growing number of mindful drinkers, with a no-alcohol and low alcohol (NoLo) portfolio that offers both high quality and delicious taste. Good Footprint focuses on actions to reduce the company’s environmental impact. Bacardi invests heavily in doing the right thing for the planet. Its focus on programs to reduce water consumption in its operations delivered a 9.2% reduction in FY21, a significant step towards the 25% cut Bacardi aims to deliver by 2025. It is also on track to eliminate plastic in its point-of-sale materials and secondary packaging by 2023 and be 100% plastic free by 2030. Good Sources emphasizes responsible sourcing, with Bacardi setting a target of sustainably sourcing 100% of its key raw materials by 2025. Bacardi has made substantial headway with sugarcane for BACARDÍ® rum sourced from Bonsucro-certified suppliers and BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® on track to be the first major gin brand with 100% sustainably sourced botanicals by the end of 2021. “Bacardi has not been in business for close to 160 years by chance,” says Mahesh Madhavan, CEO of Bacardi Limited. “As a family-owned company, we are constantly investing in the future to ensure that we achieve sustainable growth while caring for our consumers, our employees, our business partners, and the communities where we operate. We know that it’s only by looking ahead to future generations that we can make the right calls today.” To read more about the Good Spirited initiatives from Bacardi, download the complete FY21 Corporate Responsibility Report, which encompasses April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021, at https://www.bacardilimited.com/corporate-responsibility/. About Bacardi Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, produces and markets internationally recognized spirits and wines. The Bacardi Limited brand portfolio comprises more than 200 brands and labels, including BACARDÍ® rum, GREY GOOSE® vodka, PATRÓN® tequila, DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch whisky, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin, MARTINI® vermouth and sparkling wines, CAZADORES® 100% blue agave tequila, and other leading and emerging brands including WILLIAM LAWSON’S® Scotch whisky, ST-GERMAIN® elderflower liqueur, and ERISTOFF® vodka. Founded nearly 160 years ago in Santiago de Cuba, family-owned Bacardi Limited currently employs more than 7,000, operates production facilities in 10 countries, and sells its brands in more than 170 countries. Bacardi Limited refers to the Bacardi group of companies, including Bacardi International Limited. Visit www.bacardilimited.com or follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Media Contact Andrew Carney, acarney@bacardi.com Karuna Advani, kadvani@bacardi.com Enjoy Responsibly. View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from Bacardi Limited on 3blmedia.com

November 24, 2021 07:01 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Preventing Holiday Health Humbugs

YourUpdateTV

A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/TOMbYDy-ncg It’s easy to forget about personal well-being during this season of holiday gifting and get-togethers. However, there are ways to help maintain your health while eating and getting enough rest during the holidays and wintertime. MONITOR REST & SLEEP TIME: Getting enough rest tops Wellington’s list of things to do as we move into the colder winter months. When you consistently get less than seven hours of sleep a night, it can affect your overall health and well-being. In fact, a recent survey from Tranquility found that more than half of Americans say stress or anxiety is a barrier to sleep. Wellington adds now is the time to prioritize rest and relaxation so that you stay on top of your self-care, especially during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. The wellness lifestyle contributor suggests going to bed and waking up at the same time every day, avoiding screens before bedtime, and adding weighted blankets to your routine. Wellington noted that weighted blankets can help improve sleep quality, since they use deep calming pressure to help users relax, fall asleep and wake more well rested. One recommended brand is Tranquility, America’s No. 1 selling weighted blanket. “These blankets make the perfect gift for anyone on your holiday list and come in a range of weights and styles, including snuggly options, like soft Sherpa, and a stylish chunky knit,” says Wellington. Tranquility weighted blankets can be found in-store and online at Walmart, Target and Sam’s Club this holiday season. Walmart.com https://www.walmart.com/search?q=tranquility%20weighted%20blanket Target.com https://www.target.com/b/tranquility/-/N-95azj SamsClub.com https://www.samsclub.com/s/tranquility%20weighted%20blanket Instagram: @ tranquilitybedding Hashtags: #TranquilityWeightedBlankets “SWAP OUT” FOR HEALTHIER OPTIONS: Wellington’s winter wellness tips include a focus on diet, including portion control, moderation, and substituting less caloric foods for others. She says “swap outs” are a great way to eliminate a less healthy item by replacing it with a healthier alternative. Another brand the wellness contributor supports is Mighty Sesame Company. She likes their no mess squeezable, convenient, ready-to-use bottles of tahini condiments, which come in a variety of flavors, including Harissa, Whole Seed and Organic. She prefers to swap out ketchup, peanut butter, or creamy dressings for the tahini options. She highlights that the brand makes their tahini from nutrient dense Ethiopian sesame seeds. The tahini varieties are loaded with protein and calcium, while being organic, vegan, gluten and dairy-free, kosher, and halal. Wellington adds that this makes the brand’s tahini a healthy alternative to butter or mayonnaise. For more information, go to mightysesame.com. www.mightysesame.com Instagram: @ mightysesameco Facebook: @ mightysesame Twitter: @ mightysesame MAKE ROOM OF SUPPLEMENTS: One of Wellington’s winter wellness tips is geared towards children. She says take advantage of the season and get outdoors, adding, “Now is not the time to hideout inside.” Instead, she suggests being active while getting sunshine, saying, “It helps with your health and mood.” Additionally, she encourages the entire family to eat a rainbow of produce. Orange and yellows, like carrots and oranges, aid in heart health, while helping prevent colds. Reds, like tomatoes and strawberries help support memory. Blues, like blueberries, eggplant, and purple potatoes help prevent cancer. However, the wellness contributor admits that kids sometimes have nutritional gaps. In this case, she turns to supplements. For quality you can trust, Wellington likes KAL Dinosaurs gummies supplements to help support a child’s natural development. The brand’s KAL Vitamin D Rex, is a Vitamin D supplement that comes in tasty flavors like mango and strawberry. She says it’s a great option for healthy bones and a strong immune system. Additionally, the brand’s KAL Sleep-a-Saurus supplement has 1 milligram of melatonin to support a healthy sleep cycle. Scientific studies find melatonin can help children fall asleep. For more information, including other trusted and lifelong wellness solutions, go to The Vitamin Shoppe stores and vitaminshoppe.com. Instagram: @ VitaminShoppe @ KALvitamins Facebook: @ thevitaminshoppe @ kalvits MAINTAIN A HEALTHY BODY WEIGHT: Weight management can be a struggle during the holiday season. For that reason, Wellington highlights a few ways to maintain a healthy body weight with her winter wellness tips. “Exercise is key to keeping a healthy weight,” says Wellington, “You might want to change it up because of the weather, but I always recommend spending time outdoors — science shows that it is beneficial to a positive mindset and healthy body. You can hike, bike, or take a walk in your neighborhood,” says Wellington, “20 to 30 minutes is a good goal,” she adds. The wellness contributor also says devices can be helpful to keep you motivated. A new product that stands out to Welllington is the Sportneer Smart Scale. The scale can help people know more about their body and be more intentional with their workout routines. The scale measures beyond numeric weight and captures 14 unique metrics including muscle mass, body fat, water weight and more with high accuracy that is comparable to professional body composition scales used by fitness and health experts. Wellington points out that the smart scale helps users understand where weight loss or gain comes from, adding “Understanding the body composition metrics can help users develop a customized approach to weight management, whether trying to lose weight, shed body fat, or build muscle in one area of the body.” The smart scale pairs with the Sportneer mobile app, allowing users to access a health report right from their phone. Wellington loves that she is able to store unlimited profiles, so the whole family can keep track on their health and wellness journey. For more information, go to sportneer.com. Official website link: https://bit.ly/3DosLy0 Amazon link: https://amzn.to/3CoA1Ze Discount: 35% off Original Price: $69.90 Price after discount: $45.40 Code: TERRAW35 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sportneerofficial/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sportneer/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiJq4OH8cJ0tcMkZ1JvnM7Q About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 23, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Hi-Tech Holiday Gift Guide for 2021

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/zjUnQ2hCLeM Despite supply chain issues, consumers are eager to shop and spend close to 135-billion dollars on gear and tech gadgets this holiday season. Tech Expert, Stephanie Humphrey has compiled a list of some of her favorite must-have hi-tech holiday gift picks in time for this year’s holiday shopping season. STAY CONNECTED: Families with children have been particularly challenged over the past two years with regards to staying connected with remote friends and family members. Humphrey says, “The families that talk and play together — stay together!” This year, one of her must-have technology gifts is the Amazon Glow. The new interactive projector and video calling device helps keep families close. The tech lover says, “Kids and remote family members are connected on a video call, while playing and interacting with the same fun games, books, drawing, and more. All that fun is projected from Glow for kids to interact with, and it shows up on a tablet for grownups.” The Glow makes it easy to get creative with lots of colors, stickers, pencils and brushes. Humphrey highlights “the awesome scanning feature.” She says kids can scan in toys or art and turn them into digital stickers to draw with — again, all done at the same time. Additionally, Glow comes with a wide selection of games, like a fun twist on charades, checkers, card games, tic tac toe, and more that are fun for all ages. There are also unique games, like Tangram Bits, that use physical pieces to solve puzzles, and it’s also a game kids can play side-by-side if they aren’t connected with someone on a video call. Humphrey added that the Amazon Glow can help children learn to read. “We know how much fun it is to read together, and friends and family members can join in the experience. “Remote grand parents can read with their grand kids. You can actually turn the pages together and put a digital spotlight on the page to help kids focus.” For more, search for “Amazon Glow” on amazon.com or via the Amazon app. https://www.amazon.com/Introducing-Amazon-Interactive-Projector-Togetherness/dp/B09DWNZQYM Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amazonglow/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmazonGlow GIVE A BOOST: One trend that surfaced during the pandemic has been in transportation. The nation saw an increase in bike ridership, and Humphrey says there is a lot of excitement in the world of cycling tech. Over the past year-and-a-half people have been changing their daily routines and behaviors. Many have turned to bikes instead of mass transit. However, the tech expert points out that, “Many of us are also biking for leisure and exercise.” For that reason, e-bikes have made it onto Humphrey’s hi-tech holiday gift list. “Everyone has fond memories of their Huffy Bikes,” Humphrey said, noting how the brand expanded its product line to include e-bikes and e-scooters. Both offer a superior riding experience with an e-powered boost to ride further and easily climb inclines or hills. The Huffy Oslo e-bike has a compact, folding frame with a telescopic seatpost and handlebars. Ideal for the everyday rider, commuter and camping enthusiast looking for a convenient ride with a speed boost. The brand’s catalogue also includes The Everett+ E-cruiser bike and Transic+ E-mountain bike which offer traditional bicycle frames while also providing an electric boost for all levels of biking experience. E-bikes are not the only craze these days, Humphrey points out how e-scooters are also favorites this season, saying, “they’re perfect for that last leg of your journey.” The Huffy H350 and H300 scooters are both folding, ideal for storing in tight spaces and the H350 even comes with a seat for more support. For more, go to huffybikes.com. https://www.huffybikes.com/electric/ Instagram: @HuffyBicycles Facebook: @HuffyBicycles Twitter: @HuffyBicycles PRIORITIZE SECURITY: It’s important to keep safety top of mind during the hectic holiday season, especially during holiday festivities and visits from loved ones. Humphrey says home security should be a priority now and throughout the entire year. The tech and lifestyle expert says, “It’s a wonderful time of year to celebrate, but don’t let your guard down,” adding, “With family reunions to plan and stockings to be stuffed, the last thing you want to worry about this season is whether your home is properly protected.” Another technology gadget making her 2021 gifting list is from the brand SimpliSafe. The Essentials Kit and the Video Doorbell Pro protects homes and loved ones inside it with award-winning technology. SimpliSafe provides whole-home protection against everything from intruders to fires, water damage and more. Humphrey says the products’ DIY installation makes it easy to secure the home inside and out in under an hour, without the need of professionals or intimidating tools. The hi-tech gift item allows people to arm their homes, monitor gift deliveries, or say hello to carolers even while away via an easy-to-use app. Find out more at simplisafe.com. www.simplisafe.com Instagram: @SimpliSafe Facebook: @SimpliSafe Twitter: @SimpliSafe STAY SMART: The final brand making Humphrey’s hi-tech holiday gift list includes a device to make homes smarter. She highlights how homes are getting smarter, and it often begins with a smart garage.” The myQ Smart Garage Control lets people link an existing garage door opener to its app, allowing them to control, secure, and monitor their home’s busiest entryway from a smartphone. Humphrey urges shoppers to think about it, saying, “Friends and family will never have to worry if they left the garage door open. They can get alerts, and/or check the status of the door from anywhere with the app.” Additionally, it works with Amazon Key for convenient In-Garage Delivery of Amazon packages and groceries. The technology expert says the price point of $30 is great and makes the device a perfect stocking stuffer. You can find out more at myQ.com www.myQ.com Instagram: @ myqconnect Facebook: @ myqconnect Twitter: @ myqconnect Hashtags: #myQconnected #InGarageDelivery #AmazonKey About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content. It includes separate channels for Health and Wellness, Lifestyle, Media and Entertainment, Money and Finance, Social Responsibility, Sports and Technology Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

November 23, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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On a sunny Tuesday afternoon at  SB’21 San Diego, a standing-room-only lunch session packed with women from all corners of business delved into the evolving nature of sustainable leadership — a collaborative, more empathetic style of leadership that is emerging to meet the moment. “Diversity brings new perspectives, fresh ideas and better innovation,” said Julia Luscher, VP of marketing for  Tetra Pak. “At Tetra Pak, we are 100 percent supportive of women in the food and beverage industry, but we continue to see gender gaps. So, it is our responsibility to make sure that we try to bridge those gaps fairly but ethically.” Continue reading View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from Tetra Pak on 3blmedia.com

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