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Brunswick Exploration Announces $2.64 Million Non-Brokered Private Placements

MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brunswick Exploration Inc. (“Brunswickor the “Corporation”) (TSX-V : BRW) is pleased to announce non-brokered private placements of up to $2.64 million, consisting of (i) 5,000,000 units of the Corporation (each, a “Unit“) at a price of $0.22 per Unit, for gross proceeds of up to $1.1 million and (ii) 7,000,000 Canadian flow-through shares of the Corporation (the “FT Shares”), at a price of $0.22 per FT Share, for gross proceeds of up to $1.54 million (collectively, the “Offerings“).

Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Corporation (each, a “Common Share“) and one-half of one common share purchase warrant of the Corporation (each whole warrant, a “Warrant“). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.28 for a 24-month period following the closing date of the Offerings.

The net proceeds from the Offerings will be used for the exploration of newly acquired New Brunswick properties ($1.54 million), as well as general corporate purposes ($1.1 million).

The Offerings are available to accredited investors and existing shareholders of the Corporation, subject to certain limitations outlined below, to ensure all shareholders may have the opportunity to participate.

The Offerings are expected to close on or about December 18, 2020 or such other date as the Corporation may determine. The Offerings are conditional upon receipt of all required regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities to be issued under the Offerings will have a hold period of four months and one day from the closing date of the Offerings, in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Additional information for existing shareholders relying on the Existing Shareholder Exemption

Shareholders of record of the Corporation as at November 17, 2020 (the “Record Date”), who are not accredited investors, are eligible to participate in the Offerings under the “Existing Shareholder Exemption”, available under Canadian securities laws. The Existing Shareholder Exemption limits a shareholder to a maximum investment of $15,000 in a 12-month period from the date of closing of the Offerings, unless the shareholder has obtained advice regarding the suitability of the investment and, if the shareholder is resident in a jurisdiction of Canada, that advice has been obtained from a person that is registered as an investment dealer in the jurisdiction. Any person who becomes a shareholder of the Corporation after the Record Date is not permitted to participate in the Offering using the Existing Shareholder Exemption, however other exemptions may still be available to them. Non-Accredited shareholders who became shareholders after the Record Date should consult their professional advisors when completing their subscription form to ensure that they use the correct exemption. The Corporation confirms there is no material fact or material change relating to the Corporation that has not been generally disclosed.

The Offerings are subject to a minimum subscription of $2,000. Subscriptions received from existing shareholders relying on this exemption will be treated on a first come first serve basis. In the event of an oversubscription to the Offerings, the Corporation may seek TSX-V approval for such oversubscription or may allocate Units or FT Shares on a pro-rata basis amongst all subscribers qualifying under all available exemptions.

Any investor or existing shareholders should contact the Corporation no later than November 25, 2020 if they have any questions or have an interest in participating in the Offerings.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act“) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.

About Brunswick

Brunswick is a Montreal-based mineral exploration corporation listed on the TSX-V under symbol BRW. It has put its African assets for sale and is now focused on exploration and development of gold and base metal properties in Eastern Canada. Its short-term focus will be exploration for base metals in the Chibougamau region of Quebec and the Bathurst Camp in northern New Brunswick.

Investor Relations/information:

Mr. Killian Charles, President (kcharles@brwexplo.ca).

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. Forward-looking information involves risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events, results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking information include, but are not limited to, capital and operating costs varying significantly from estimates; the preliminary nature of metallurgical test results; delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required governmental, environmental or other project approvals; uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future; changes in equity markets; inflation; fluctuations in commodity prices; delays in the development of projects; the other risks involved in the mineral exploration and development industry; and those risks set out in the Corporation’s public documents filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although the Corporation believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking information in this news release are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information, which only applies as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed time frames or at all. The Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law.

General Fusion commissions world-renowned architect AL_A to design Fusion Demonstration Plant

The Fusion Demonstration Plant at night

Globally recognized architecture firm AL_A will lead the design of General Fusion’s facility.

New partnership to reimagine industrial power plant design

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, General Fusion announced a partnership with globally recognized architecture firm AL_A to assist in the design of its Fusion Demonstration Plant (FDP). The FDP is the company’s project to showcase fusion energy’s game-changing potential for mitigating climate change. AL_A is providing the creative leadership to imagine and develop a first-of-its-kind facility for the FDP that is open, transparent, and inspiring.

General Fusion’s FDP will introduce the world to the company’s unique Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) technology, a practical approach that maximizes the use of existing industrial technologies to create a faster path to fusion energy. Once operational, the FDP will demonstrate MTF technology under power plant-relevant conditions.

AL_A founder and Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete will lead the design of the FDP facility to display the promise of fusion by integrating science with nature. The company’s fusion machine will sit at the heart of the building, visible to visitors. Environmental designs will include educational corridors with informative displays that capture visitors’ imaginations as they contemplate a clean energy future.

“It will be a building that is not only highly efficient but one that also expresses the technological optimism of fusion to solve the energy problems of the world,” said Amanda Levete, founder and principal of AL_A. “The facility will project a confident message to the public about the extraordinary potential of this technology.”

A look inside the Fusion Demonstration Plant

General Fusion’s facility will introduce the world to the company’s unique Magnetized Target Fusion technology – a practical approach to fusion energy.

“The company’s Fusion Demonstration Plant is not only an opportunity to showcase our technology, but also to share the promise of a greener tomorrow. It will invite the world in to experience the transformative potential of fusion energy,” said CEO Christofer Mowry. “Together with our visionary partners, we are working to change the relationship between energy and society.”

With the AL_A partnership, General Fusion is pushing the boundaries of industrial design, creating a facility that invites a social connection between consumers and power providers previously unexperienced in the energy sector. Key project partners also include the internationally recognized engineering and construction firm Hatch.

About General Fusion
General Fusion is pursuing the fastest and most practical path to commercial fusion energy and is based in Vancouver, Canada, with locations in Washington D.C., and London, U.K. The company was established in 2002 and is funded by a global syndicate of leading energy venture capital firms, industry leaders, and technology pioneers. Learn more at www.generalfusion.com.

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Philips World COPD Day survey reveals care challenges, telehealth adoption, and increased global awareness surrounding respiratory health

November 17, 2020

Survey confirms COVID-19 pandemic impacted ability of COPD patients and informal caregivers to receive and administer care, but brought increased awareness to the disease

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced findings from its first ever World COPD Day survey ahead of the awareness day on November 18. Philips surveyed more than 4,000 adults in China, India, Russia and the U.S. to gather insights on global awareness of respiratory conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced overall perceptions of respiratory health. Findings reveal that while the pandemic created unique challenges for the COPD community, it also increased the general population’s awareness for the condition and encouraged alternative care options, such as telehealth.

According to the Center for Disease Control, adults with COPD are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19 [1]. Philips survey shows that while action to improve respiratory health to combat the respiratory virus is on the rise for all respondents, significant differences exist between how COPD and non-COPD populations seek care.

“Due to the nature of the COVID-19 virus, respiratory health has become a daily conversation across the globe,” said Huiling Zhang, Head of Medical Office for Connected Care at Philips. “Despite impacting millions of people around the world, COPD isn’t talked about as often as other chronic conditions like heart disease. We conducted this survey to shed light on the unique burdens and stresses that COPD patients face every day, intensified during this time. The survey results show that more than ever, respiratory health – and taking action to improve it – is a priority, but that the impacts of the pandemic have been especially felt by the COPD community who already experience respiratory insufficiency.”

COPD patients facing care challenges throughout COVID-19
For those living with COPD, the pandemic impacted the care they required and received. 56% of COPD patients report COVID-19 has made it difficult for them to get COPD treatment, 58% report that managing their COPD during the pandemic has been completely overwhelming, and 68% report they worry much more than they used to about their chronic condition because of the pandemic. COVID-19 also presented challenges for informal caregivers of COPD patients, with 79% specifically citing the pandemic as the factor that influenced the amount of care they provided to the COPD patient.

Emphasis on respiratory health, virtual care options increases
With concern growing around in-person care, willingness for telehealth visits has been on the rise since the onset of the pandemic. Particularly for wellness visits (56% to 62%), regular check-ins for a chronic health issue (57% to 64%), and to discuss a new health issue (57% to 63%). This increase was surprisingly more prevalent among the non-COPD population, with 55% willing to use telehealth to receive treatment for a chronic health issue before COVID-19, now up to 62%. Additionally, COPD patients looked for better ways to manage their condition because of COVID-19 (75%), such as diet, exercise, or purchasing air filtration systems.

COPD awareness rising amid knowledge gaps
While COVID-19 may have exacerbated individual concerns for the nearly 65 million people [2] currently living with COPD, it also brought increased awareness for the chronic condition across the globe. Nearly three in five people report being more familiar with COPD now compared to prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, which may be directly linked with increased education around respiratory illnesses due to the nature of COVID-19. Prior to the pandemic, 52% of respondents reported being familiar with COPD; that number is now up to 72%.

Philips’ broad portfolio of connected solutions and services is designed to address the needs of patients with chronic respiratory conditions like COPD and enable providers and physicians to more effectively manage patient care. For additional survey findings and data, or to learn more about how Philips is working to increase awareness this World COPD Day, please visit: Philips.com/WorldCOPDDay.

[1] https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html
[2] https://www.healthline.com/health/copd/facts-statistics-infographic#:~:text=More%20than%2065%20million%20people,over%20the%20next%2050%20years

About the Survey
This survey was conducted online by KJT Group, Inc. on behalf of Philips from October 8-17, 2020 among 4,001 adults ages 18 and older in 4 countries (China.: n=1,000; India: n=1,000; Russia: n=1,001; and the U.S.: n=1,000). The survey was web-based and self-administered in the primary language(s) of each country. These were non-probability samples and thus a margin of error cannot be accurately estimated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables, please contact Meredith Amoroso at meredith.amoroso@philips.com.

For further information, please contact:
Meredith Amoroso
Philips Global Press Office
Tel: +1 724-584-8991
E-mail: meredith.amoroso@philips.com

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and well-being, and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2019 sales of EUR 19.5 billion and employs approximately 81,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.


COVID-19 is a ‘wake-up command’ to address Africa’s challenges – Tony Blair

Tony Blair and Dr Akinwumi Adesina

His Excellency the Rt Hon Tony Blair, Executive Chairman of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, delivering the 2020 Kofi Annan Eminent Speakers’ Lecture at a virtual event organized by the African Development Institute.

  • We have the same problems but what we also have is vastly increased urgency – Blair
  • Agriculture offers Africa its best opportunity for industrialization…the key is how does Africa raise productivity, develop the integrated technology in rural areas? – Adesina

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s development landscape, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday in a lecture organized by the African Development Institute in Abidjan.

“We have the same problems but what we also have is vastly increased urgency…not so much a wake-up call but a wake-up command,” Blair said.

The former UK prime minister addressed a virtual audience on the topic Building Back Better in Post COVID-19 Africa: The Role of Technology and Governance, as part of the Kofi A. Annan Lecture Series. The series, launched by the African Development Bank’s African Development Institute in 2006, has covered a range of African and global development topics, including economics, finance, regional integration, human development and the environment. The lectures have been a forum for eminent persons to share policy insights on development challenges in Africa.

Over 4,500 delegates from across the globe including Government Officials, Governors and Executive Directors of the Bank Group, the Bank’s Senior Management, and leading experts and heads of institutions tuned in to the lecture.

In opening remarks, Rabah Arezki, Chief Economist and Vice President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management of the Bank described the task ahead as “vast and challenging.”

Blair, in his first ever virtual lecture, outlined three aspects which in his words would make a big difference to Africa: investing in industrialization, accelerating technological innovations, and building capacity for institutions to get things done. “There are components to the Bank’s High 5 priorities. All of those things which define the challenges that Africa has – all of those are now given added urgency by Covid and its impact,” Blair said.

To build back better, West Africa, for instance, could capitalize on its rich source of cotton for garment production and the textile industry. Elsewhere on the continent, Africa was already leading in the digital technology space which can be scaled up.

“Around the world you are seeing governments use technology effectively…I know this is a great ambition of the African Development Bank. This is critical,” Blair said.

Blaire highlighted the four Ps of government delivery – prioritization, policy, personnel and performance management. On prioritization, Mr. Blair called on African governments to identify and focus on their comparative advantages, …, and focus on delivery…focus on key transformative projects and manage expectations.

“In the end … only Africa can do it… we are partners in Africa’s story…in Africa’s progress,” Blair said.

Blair’s speech was followed by a conversation with Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina, who said the lecture series brought global and national perspectives to the development issues discussed.

“We need to constantly push the frontiers of dialogue in the public sphere,” Adesina said. “Nothing is more topical today than the challenges posed by COVID-19. The pandemic has upended economic growth.” Mr. Adesina noted.

Agreeing with Mr. Blair about the importance of the culture of delivery, Adesina said agriculture offered Africa its best opportunity for industrialization. “The key is: how does Africa raise productivity in agriculture…how does it develop the integrated infrastructure in those rural areas…that will allow the creation of new economic sources of prosperity out of what it has?” Adesina asked.

Although the Bank’s Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative had allowed it to reach millions of farmers with agricultural technology and is boosting yields in wheat, there is still the need to scale up. “We have a lot of pilots…The name of the game is scale,” Adesina said.

Adesina cited other key interventions by the Bank, including a $10 billion COVID-19 Response Facility to provide budget support to African countries and its innovative $3 billion COVID-19 social bond, to save livelihoods.

After retiring from office, Blair launched the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, which works on some of the most difficult challenges in the world today, primarily in three areas: supporting governments to deliver effectively for their people, working for peace in the Middle East, and countering extremism.

Speaking after the seminar, Prof. Kevin Urama, Senior Director of the ADI said the priorities are well mapped out for Africa to build back better. The African Development Institute (ADI) has been at the forefront of accelerating capacity development, technical assistance and policy dialogue on the continent.

Contact: Amba Mpoke-Bigg, African Development Bank, Communication and External Relations Department, African Development Bank, email: a.mpoke-bigg@afdb.org

African Development Institute Global Community of Practice, email: adigcop@afdb.org

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Lumissil introduces a Family of Industry-Leading Capacitive-Touch Sense Controllers

IS31SE5117 & IS31SE5118 provide State-of-the-art Sigma Delta Cap-Touch Technology with Shield Drive Moisture Control and very low Power Consumption

Lumissil introduces a Family of Industry-Leading Capacitive-Touch Sense Controllers

IS31SE5117 & IS31SE5118 provide State-of-the-art Sigma Delta Cap-Touch Technology with Shield Drive Moisture Control and very low Power Consumption

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LUMISSIL MICROSYSTEMS, a Division of ISSI, today announced a new family of capacitive touch sensor controllers consisting of IS31SE5117 & IS31SE5118 which simplify the replacement of mechanical buttons in a variety of applications such as home appliances, IoT devices, instrumentation and control panels and liquid level measurement devices. To enable easy prototyping and rapid implementation into any product the software package comes complete with a standard code and calibration GUI.

“The new family of touch sensor controllers integrate a proprietary sigma delta enhanced dual-slope charge sharing capacitance touch technology with up to 24 bit precision to provide high sensitivity and low noise performance,” said Ven Shan, VP of Marketing at Lumissil Microsystems. “Such performance is necessary where users wear gloves or surfaces have thick glass or air gaps as in home appliances. In addition, they consume very low average power and include an auto calibration feature that compensates for temperature and humidity changes and any false touch activation providing a superior value point for our customers.”

Both products are supplied as a turn-key product with a standard code. Applicable for variety of cap-touch sensors interfaces (button, wheel, slider and proximity) and materials (glass, plastics, wood etc.).

The development packages include documentation, evaluation boards and calibration GUIs that include a configuration tool. The calibration GUI enables simple device configuration in one flow for calibrating capacitive touch sensors, configuring GPIO ports and saving configuration directly to a file or target device’s flash, with no programing required. A GPIO can also be configured to output melody using on-chip melody/tone generator. Product debugging support is also available from ISSI’s application engineers.

Key features and benefits

  • Capacitive touch sensors: IS31SE5117 –15 sensors; IS31SE5118 – 11 sensors.
  • Differential Dual-slope charge sharing – up to 24-bit precision count.
  • Best in class Liquid Tolerance – Shield Driver available for all device Cap-touch sensors.
  • Individual sensors calibration & sensitivity thresholds; Auto-calibration included.
  • Available multiple-button-press and press-and-hold functionality.
  • Low Average power consumption – 5μA Quiescent current with Wake-on-touch feature.
  • 400kHz fast-mode I²C interface to host controller.
  • Invert or Toggle GPIO outputs by touch-sensors by configuration.
  • Melody/Tone output options.
  • Easy to use GUI required to calibrate and configure device for production.

Packaging and Availability

IS31SE5117 is available in 24 pin QFN-24 package and IS31SE5118 in 16 pin TSSOP-16 package. They operate from 2.7V to 5.5V over a temperature range of -40°C to +105°C. Samples can be ordered through Lumissil’s global sales team and worldwide distribution partners.

The IS31SE5117-QFLS3-TR is available and priced at $0.43 in quantities of 10,000.

The IS31SE5118-SALS3-TR is available and priced at $0.42 in quantities of 10,000.

About Lumissil

Lumissil is the analog/mixed-signal product division of ISSI, a fabless semiconductor company that designs and markets high performance integrated circuits for the following key markets: (I) automotive, (ii) communications, (iii) industrial/medical, and (iv) digital consumer. Lumissil’s primary products are LED drivers for low to mid-power RGB color mixing and high power lighting applications. Other products include audio, sensor, high speed wired communications, optical networking ICs and Application-specific microcontrollers. ISSI/Lumissil is headquartered in Silicon Valley with worldwide offices in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, China, Europe, Hong Kong, India, and Korea. Visit our web site at http://www.lumissil.com/

About Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (ISSI)

ISSI is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets high performance SRAM, DRAM, Flash memory (including NOR flash, NAND flash and managed NAND solutions (eMMC)), and Analog/Mixed-signal integrated circuits. ISSI provides high-quality semiconductor products and has been a committed long-term supplier to its customers. ISSI is headquartered in Silicon Valley with worldwide offices in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, China, Europe, Hong Kong, India, and Korea. Visit our web site at http://www.issi.com/

Ven Shan Lior Broner
P: 408-969-4622 P: 408-969-5128
vshan@lumissil.com lbroner@lumissil.com

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Toga Limited’s Yippi App Offers Entertainers A Venue to Showcase Their Talent During The Pandemic

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia., Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Since June 2020, Toga Limited (OTC:TOGL) has offered entertainers a venue to showcase their talent and earn income during the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a joint statement by the International Labor Office (ILO), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and World Health Organization (WHO), the COVID-19 outbreak has led to nearly half of the world’s 3.3 billion global workforce becoming at risk of losing their livelihood. Among those that have been impacted by the pandemic are performers and entertainers, whose ‘live shows’ have been postponed or cancelled. Such entertainers have been left jobless and without an income.

In line with its social responsibility initiative, Toga Limited’s social messaging app, “Yippi,” offers its users a number of global exclusive online concerts. These concerts featured emerging and established talents performing live on Yippi.

These live streaming concerts, which are exclusively available to Yippi users worldwide, also enable influencers and performing artists to campaign for the day. While performing, entertainers can earn “Yipps” from their supporters and fans, through Yippi’s tipping feature, that allows a Yippi user to tip the entertainer, with the Company retaining a percentage of the revenue generated from the tips.

“Yippi is a global platform for livestream concerts and shows,” said Toga Limited’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Michael Toh Kok Soon. “This is an excellent opportunity to engage our Yippi users, and to meet their entertainment needs. We want to help create better experiences for them while supporting performers facing financial difficulty and hardship due to the pandemic.”

“We welcome performers to use Yippi as their performance venue, and at the same time earn a living, until live entertainment venues and events are back in operation.”

From 28th November 2020, Performers will be performing their own global exclusive online concerts on Yippi.

Additionally, during November and December 2020, Yippi has introduced a new live stream event called “Sunday Gigs” where “mystery” performers will perform live from their location at 20:30 (GMT+8) every Sunday.

Alexander D. Henderson
TOGA LIMITED, 515 S. Flower Street, 18th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071
(949) 333-1603

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact (including, but not limited to, statements to the effect that Toga Limited or its management (the “Company”) “anticipates,” “plans,” “estimates,” “expects,” or “believes,” or the negative of these terms and other similar expressions) should be considered forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s guidance, outlook, growth, opportunities and long-term strategy. These statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations as of the date of this release. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic; the Company’s ability to execute on its long-term strategy; the Company’s ability to successfully compete in its intensely competitive industry; the Company’s ability to manage its growth; the Company’s ability to maintain or improve its operating margins; the Company’s ability to identify and react to trends in consumer preferences; product supply disruptions; general economic conditions; accounting standard changes; and other factors as set forth from time to time in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including, without limitation, the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The Company intends for these forward-looking statements to speak only as of the time of this Press Release and does not undertake to update or revise them as more information becomes available, except as required by law.

NH Industrial named leader once again in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices


Sustainability Leader Dow Jones

With a winning score of 89/100 the Company is confirmed as the Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices for the tenth consecutive year.

London, November 17, 2020

CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is the leader in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment Industry Group in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe, for the tenth consecutive year.

The DJSI World and DJSI Europe Indices are among the most prestigious sustainability-focused equity indices. Inclusion in these indices is exclusively for companies that are judged as exemplary in terms of their governance and economic, environmental and social performance. The DJSI World evaluation process invited 86 companies to participate in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment industry category, 13 of which were admitted to the index this year. For the DJSI Europe Index, 30 companies were invited to participate and 8 were admitted. All companies selected for consideration in the indices are evaluated by SAM, now a part of S&P Global.

“As responsible corporate citizens, we always bear in mind that our actions are reflected on our planet and the society, so we are proud to see that our dedication to be sustainable has once again resulted in us being named as Industry leader. This result confirms that we are on the right path, which calls for us to continue to improve, powering sustainable transformation,” commented Chair and Acting Chief Executive Officer, Suzanne Heywood.

In April of this year, CNH Industrial released its 2019 Sustainability Report along with the magazine A Sustainable Year, a publication for general audiences.

As of October 31, 2020, CNH Industrial was awarded ISS ESG Prime status, included in the 72 A-listers of the CDP Water Security program and in the following indexes: MSCI ESG Leaders Indexes1, ECPI Global Agriculture Liquid, ECPI World ESG Equity, ECPI Global Developed ESG Best-in-Class, ECPI Euro ESG Equity, Euronext Vigeo Europe 120, STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Environmental Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Social Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Governance Leaders Index, STOXX Global ESG Impact Index, STOXX, Global Low Carbon Footprint Index, STOXX Global Reported Low Carbon Index2, Refinitiv Diversity & Inclusion Index, and Integrated Governance Index (IGI).

Additional information on Sustainability at CNH Industrial:

The 2019 Sustainability Report:

A Sustainable Year:

Additional information on the DJSI:

(1) The use by CNH Industrial of any MSCI ESG Research LLC or its affiliates (“MSCI”) data, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement, recommendation, or promotion of CNH Industrial by MSCI. MSCI services and data are the property of MSCI or its information providers, and are provided ‘as-is’ and without warranty. MSCI names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI.
(2) Those listed are the main global STOXX indexes in which CNH Industrial is included.

CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) is a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence. Each of the individual brands belonging to the Company is a major international force in its specific industrial sector: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and Steyr for tractors and agricultural machinery; Case and New Holland Construction for earth moving equipment; Iveco for commercial vehicles; Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus for buses and coaches; Iveco Astra for quarry and construction vehicles; Magirus for firefighting vehicles; Iveco Defence Vehicles for defence and civil protection; and FPT Industrial for engines and transmissions. More information can be found on the corporate website: www.cnhindustrial.com

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