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e2log Announces Attendance and LIVE Roundtable Discussion on Global Logistics and Orchestration Platforms at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2022

e2log to attend Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2022 with Founder & CEO Adolph Colaco leading a session on the latest technology innovation in global logistics.

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HOUSTON, June 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — e2log is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 2022, in Orlando, Florida, from June 6-8. This is the first year e2log will attend the event, engaging with customers and attendees at booth #508.

At the conference on Wednesday, June 8 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT, e2log’s Founder & CEO, Adolph Colaco, will moderate a roundtable discussion on “Global Logistics and Orchestration Platforms – Beyond Visibility Platforms and Transportation Management Systems.”

Adolph will be joined by Dennis Mottola, a seasoned executive from the project logistics space, who has spent the majority of his career at Bechtel, and Shanaka Fernando, Managing Director at GAC Group, a global logistics service provider, plus other industry-leading cargo owners and shippers who will be attending the event.

Participants will discuss why visibility platforms and conventional Transportation Management Systems (TMS) aren’t enough in today’s challenging supply chain environment. Given the unique nature of international logistics, which involves all types of cargo, moving via all modes of transportation, anywhere in the world via logistics service providers and networks that have disparate tech capabilities, orchestration platforms are the newest entrants that are transforming the international logistics technology landscape.

Major global cargo owners and shippers are leveraging this technology to gain better transparency, visibility and control of their supply chains while achieving a high degree of process efficiency, automation, compliance and cost savings. This roundtable discussion will provide industry insights and real-life customer examples of the same.

“After more than 25 years as a hands-on supply chain professional, I founded e2log to address the day-to-day challenges that logisticians face in the process of moving freight internationally. I firmly believe that easy-to-deploy and simple-to-use technology, which has been thoughtfully built to solve real-world problems and deliver a high degree of process efficiency and automation, will transform international logistics and revolutionize global supply chains, providing a winning edge for those organizations that adapt quickly,” said Colaco.

“I’m excited to be showcasing our orchestration platform for global logistics to the Gartner client base and am looking forward to welcoming new customers to e2log, joining the likes of Fluor, Noble Drilling, ACWA Power, New Fortress Energy, Shelf Drilling and several others.”

Learn more about digitalizing global logistics while attending the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™:

About the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ 
Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™ delivers the must-have insights, strategies, and frameworks for CSCOs and supply chain leaders to drive impact within their organizations. Supply chain leaders will gather to gain a strategic view of the trends disrupting their business and the insights and frameworks they can use to prepare for disruption, enable digital transformation, and build sustainability as a competitive advantage.

About e2log
e2log is the most advanced platform for global logistics, bringing together order lifecycle orchestration, global transportation management and visibility onto a single unified platform. e2log’s radically different approach to logistics planning, procurement, and execution, coupled with its end-to-end collaboration tools and powerful real-time data analytics, which includes carbon footprint reporting, empowers shippers to finally take back control of their supply chains. e2log is reimagining global logistics by unifying shippers, logistics providers, and data to help the world’s smartest companies deliver composable and responsive supply chains.
www.e2log.com

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Director Global Marketing
zoe.gaylard@e2log.com
www.e2log.com 

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The Celebrations of June 2nd, at the Italian Embassy

This year again in attendance, after two years of limitations imposed by the pandemic

Ambassador of Italy to the United States Mariangela Zappia on Thursday, June 02, 2022 in Washington.

Ambassador of Italy to the United States Mariangela Zappia on Thursday, June 02, 2022 in Washington.

WASHINGTON, June 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It is the values of the Constitution, born from the referendum held 76 years ago, which require Italy to take sides with Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. This was recalled by the Italian ambassador to Washington, Mariangela Zappia, in the speech delivered in front of the approximately one thousand participants in the celebrations of June 2nd, at the Italian embassy. In quoting the words of the head of state, Sergio Mattarella – “The Italian Republic is firmly committed to finding ways out of the conflict that lead to the withdrawal of the occupying troops and the reconstruction of Ukraine,” – Ambassador Zappia stressed that the Italians are “alongside Ukraine and work for peace”. This commitment, “We owe it to the Ukrainians, but we also owe it to ourselves,” because “being alongside Ukraine means protecting the ideals of freedom and democracy that we have steadfastly pursued for over 70 years”. Zappia then underlined the strong, special and exemplary relationship that binds Italy and the United States, since the foundation of the Republic.

The words of Ambassador Zappia, preceded by the national anthems performed by the Italian-Brazilian singer Gaia, were followed by those of the Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, Karen Donfried, who thanked Italy for its role as a “valued” NATO ally and EU partner. The United States and Italy, Donfried said, recalling Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s recent visit to the White House and the “excellent” meeting with President Joe Biden, are “alongside Ukraine” and “defending freedom” in the face of Russian aggression. And Italy, Donfried said, responded with “great generosity and determination in this moment of crisis”.

The celebrations for June 2 this year were again in attendance, after two years of limitations imposed by the pandemic. In addition to underlining the link between Rome and Washington, the celebrations for the birth of the Italian Republic were also an opportunity to showcase the best of Made in Italy. This year the focus was on sustainability, innovation, creativity and culture. The gardens and the large hall of the embassy were a showcase ​not only for the most celebrated products of Italian agri-food industry in the USA, but also for  three iconic Lamborghinis, forming the Italian Tricolore. Guests were also able to admire an electric Fiat 500, an electric Vespa and Bianchi electric bicycles.

Made in Italy mobility was also represented by the newly launched airline ITA, as well as by Enel X columns for charging electric vehicles and by an Eni stand in which the group’s commitment to sustainability and energy transition was enhanced. Amazon Italy was also present this year, together with four Italian SMEs, whose products are available on the group’s platform in the USA.

For more information:
LaPresse SpA Communication and Press Office Director
Barbara Sanicola barbara.sanicola@lapresse.it

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Constellation Brands to Report First Quarter Fiscal 2023 Financial Results; Host Conference Call June 30, 2022

VICTOR, N.Y., June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today it will report financial results for its first quarter ended May 31, 2022, on Thursday, June 30, 2022, before the open of the U.S. markets. A conference call to discuss the financial results and outlook will be hosted by President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Newlands, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Garth Hankinson, at 10:30 a.m. EDT, June 30, 2022.

The conference call can be accessed by dialing +1-877-407-9121 and entering conference identification number 13730234, beginning at 10:20 a.m. EDT. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available on the company’s website at ir.cbrands.com under the News & Events section. When the call begins, financial information discussed on the conference call, and a reconciliation of reported (GAAP) financial measures with comparable or non-GAAP financial measures, will also be available on the company’s website under the Financial History section. For anyone unable to participate in the conference call, a replay will be available on the company’s website.

ABOUT CONSTELLATION BRANDS
At Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), our mission is to build brands that people love because we believe sharing a toast, unwinding after a day, celebrating milestones, and helping people connect, are Worth Reaching For. It’s worth our dedication, hard work, and the bold calculated risks we take to deliver more for our consumers, trade partners, shareholders, and communities in which we live and work. It’s what has made us one of the fastest-growing large CPG companies in the U.S. at retail, and it drives our pursuit to deliver what’s next.

Today, we are a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine, and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, and Italy. Every day, people reach for our high-end, iconic imported beer brands such as Corona Extra, Corona Light, Corona Premier, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, and Pacifico, our fine wine and craft spirits brands, including The Prisoner Wine Company, Robert Mondavi Winery, Casa Noble Tequila, and High West Whiskey, and our premium wine brands such as Meiomi, and Kim Crawford.

But we won’t stop here. Our visionary leadership team and passionate employees from barrel room to boardroom are reaching for the next level, to explore the boundaries of the beverage alcohol industry and beyond. Join us in discovering what’s Worth Reaching For.

To learn more, follow us on Twitter @cbrands and visit www.cbrands.com.

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Mike McGrew 773-251-4934 / michael.mcgrew@cbrands.com Patty Yahn-Urlaub 585-678-7483 / patty.yahn-urlaub@cbrands.com
Amy Martin 585-678-7141 / amy.martin@cbrands.com

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Great Start for the Festival of Economics in Trento

THE FESTIVAL OF ECONOMICS IN TRENTO

THE FESTIVAL OF ECONOMICS IN TRENTO

TRENTO, Italy, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Festive atmosphere during the Festival of Economics, which started this morning with great participation, especially among young people.

Organised by the Autonomous Province of Trento, through Trentino Marketing and the Gruppo 24 ORE in collaboration with the University of Trento and the Municipality of Trento, the Trento Festival of Economics is now in its 17th edition.

The rooms were full of people at Palazzo Geremia to attend the dialogue between Ambassador Giampiero Massolo (President of ISPI and Atlantia) and Giuseppe De Bellis, Director of Sky TG24, as well as at Palazzo della Regione to see the acclaimed Tawakkul Karman, Nobel Peace Prize winner, the activist born in 1979 in Yemen, President of the Foundation that bears her name and founder of Journalists without Chains in 2005. And then at the Sala della Cooperazione for the meeting ‘Art 45, Constitution and Cooperatives: an indissoluble bond’, the Filarmonica where many people listened to Giovanni Tria.

In the afternoon, the Opening Ceremony of the event was held, opened by the dialogue between writer Silvia Avallone and Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, who then gave the speech “For a new philosophy of development, between ethics and spirituality”.

On the occasion of the opening at 7.30 pm, there will be a concert by the Violin Museum Foundation of Cremona where the public will listen to the sound of a Stradivari violin played by violinist Clarissa Bevilacqua accompanied by pianist Yu Nitahara, thanks to the collaboration of the Antonio Stradivari Violin Museum Foundation.

The first day will end with two appointments of the Fuori Festival, the original and innovative programme of meetings with ‘educational’ and ‘engagement’ activities dedicated to children and students and with infotainment appointments for families and the broader public: at 8 pm the live show of the Radio 24 journalist and presenter expert on international current affairs and conflicts Giampaolo Musumeci in ‘Nessun luogo è lontano‘ (No place is far away) and at 9 pm the musical show of the Ciappter Ileven with ‘Antologia del serpente corallo’ (Anthology of the coral snake), a collection of the stories of swindlers, swindled people and swindlers told in their programme on Radio 24.

For more information:
LaPresse SpA Communication and Press Office Director
Barbara Sanicola barbara.sanicola@lapresse.it

Festival dell’Economia di Trento
+39 0461 497930
web www.festivaleconomia.it
mail ufficiostampa@festivaleconomia.it

SustainableIT.org Announces New Leadership Amid Official Launch

Global IT sustainability nonprofit to be led by former IDC VP, names new board members from multiple Fortune 500 companies

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Nasdaq congratulates Delphix on its launch of SustainableIT.org

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SustainableIT.org, the new nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing global sustainability through technology leadership, today announced its new executive director and additional board members, following its successful inaugural board meeting May 24 in New York.

SustainableIT.org is proud to name Kath Marston as its Executive Director and General Manager. Marston brings leadership development experience gained from serving as Group Vice President, Client Experience/Operations for IDC’s CIO Executive Council, having overseen a community of leading Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and top technologists across global organizations.

“I am extremely excited to lead this powerful agenda. Technology leaders can have a critical impact on global sustainability efforts, and our commitment to galvanizing these leaders to act is vital for the prosperity of businesses, humanity, and the entire planet,” Marston said.

Additionally, SustainableIT.org voted in seven members to its board of directors. Composed of influential CIOs, CTOs, and other CXOs from around the world.

SustainableIT.org’s newest board members are:

They join existing board members:

On June 8th, SustainableIT.org will host its European launch in Paris to raise awareness and drive critical mandates forward at a global scale. Its next board meeting and executive summit will be held at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, on August 15th where multiple SustainableIT.org board members will accept CIO 100 Awards shortly thereafter.

Companies are increasingly committing to maximizing sustainability within their operations, and most companies will have developed a roadmap and formally pledged to make sustainability a corporate-wide goal by 2025*, according to research from IDC. They will fulfill these pledges by using the latest tools and software to monitor and reduce power consumption, which makes a set of sustainability standards for the IT field all the more urgent to establish.

By uniting IT leaders and experts from around the world to define best practices and standard metrics for the United Nations’ three pillars of sustainability, SustainableIT.org is committed to driving transparency and progress toward a sustainable future.

“Our objective is to expand global awareness through a dedicated community of worldwide thought leaders, create education and positive awareness actions, measurable improvement in terms of sustainability management and improvement across technology executives,” Marston said. “Our passion is to inspire and make a better world for the next generation and generations to come.”

About SustainableIT.org

SustainableIT.org is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing global sustainability through technology leadership. Our mission is to define sustainable transformation programs by industry, author best practices and frameworks, set standards and certifications, provide education and training, and raise awareness for environmental and societal programs that make our organizations and the world sustainable for generations to come. Follow us on LinkedIn.

Delphix formed SustainableIT.org as a nonstock and nonprofit organization alongside CIOs from leading organizations around the world. SustainableIT.org is initially funded by Delphix (as founder and technical advisor) and by revenue generated from underwriters, alliances partnerships, event sponsorships and other program sponsors, such as research partners. Delphix support will be governed by a Business Management Agreement between Delphix and SustainableIT.org.

Source: *IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Sustainability 2022 Predictions – Oct. 2021

Contact:
Kathryn Alissa Marston
Executive Director and General Manager, SustainableIT.org
Phone: 1 (508) 808-3080
Email: Kathryn.Marston@sustainableIT.org

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Two-year-old among 800 participants of AKM Terengganu fun ride

KUALA NERUS, June 3 (Bernama) — Inspired by the courage of ‘Awang Kenit’, a two-year-old boy decided to join his family in a fun ride held in conjunction with the Aspirasi Keluarga Malaysia (AKM) Terengganu programme here today.

With a blue helmet and chocolate biscuit in hand, Muhammad Syafi Adwa Muhammad Syariffudin, 2, was tucked safely in his baby seat on his father’s bike, relishing in the delight of the crowd as they crossed the finish line.

Muhammad Syafi Adwa was among the 800 riders who joined the 25-kilometre (km) ride that began and ended at the Terengganu Motor Circuit at the Terengganu Sports Complex here.

His father, Muhamad Syariffudin Awang, 31, said his son was unafraid of such activities, including cycling, and in fact, loved it even though he was still young. This has led to his son being the youngest participant in several other rides in the past.

“My whole family is into cycling, so I have brought him along since he was eight months old, and he loved it. Whatever cycling programme, almost all of us will sign up for it,” he told Bernama here today.

Muhamad Syariffudin, an employee at the Terengganu Sports Complex, and wife, Nur Syuhada Mokhtar, 31, are really active in sports and always bring their child along for such activities.

The boy’s grandfather, Mokhtar Che Mat, 64, was also a participant and has been into cycling for the past five years.

“Age is no obstacle to cycle and my interest bloomed when the younger ones showed an interest,” he said.

Meanwhile, private sector employee, Rosham Mat Ramli, 39, said he was excited about the programme as it was his first ride event.

The programme, he shared, provided him with a new experience and showed him that this could actually be his hobby as the memory of cycling together for 25 km was a very great experience.

The participants of the ride were bursting with excitement during the flag off, which was attended by Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin and Chief Secretary to the Government, Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali.

The event had two categories, a 25 km ride and a 13 km ride, and took riders through several locations around the town including the Kristal Mosque Bridge and Pantai Batu Buruk before ending at the finish line at the Terengganu Motor Circuit.

2021 South East Asian (SEA) Games gold medallists Zulfikri Zulkifli (mountain bike cyclist), Ahmad Syazrin Awang Ilah (national BMX racer) and Nur Aiman Mohd Zariff (professional cyclist) were also present at the event.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

PT3 abolishment: Empowerment of school-based assessment can allay parents’ concerns

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) — The School-based Assessment (PBS) which contains three components namely Classroom-based Assessment (PBD), Physical, Sports and Curricular Activities Assessment (PAJSK) and Psychometric Assessment (PPsi) should be strengthened and empowered to ease parents’ concerns over the abolition of the Form Three Assessment (PT3) examination.

National Union of the Teaching Profession of Malaysia (NUTP) president Aminuddin Awang said the abolition of PT3 was the right move, otherwise, schools would only focus on the teaching system to train students to answer exam questions.

However, he said, many parents have also expressed their worry over the methods or assessments that could be used to evaluate students’ academic proficiency following the abolishment.

“The Ministry of Education (MoE) needs to examine the PBD system to convince parents and to ensure that its implementation at the primary level can be truly trusted,” he told Bernama when contacted today.

Senior Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin announced that the MoE decided to do away with PT3 which was introduced in 2014 beginning this year and that it would empower the PBS.

Meanwhile, the Parent Action Group for Education Association (PAGE) chairman Datin Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim said with the abolition of PT3, the culture of learning merely to sit for examinations has been addressed.

“The question now is to what extent can teaching through interventions be effective and what are the next plans to persuade parents that students who are lagging will get the attention they deserve and then reach the set benchmarks,” she said.

MIC vice president Datuk T. Murugiah suggested the MOE reconsider the decision to abolish PT3, noting that they need to ensure students’ ability and determination to learn can be assessed fairly using a balanced assessment method for the sake of their future.

Meanwhile, Morni Wong Abdullah @ Wong Kheng Hing, 45, who is a secondary school teacher in Semporna, Sabah expressed his worry that students would not have something that they could be proud of when they finish schooling apart from only relying on the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination results to further their academic pursuit.

He said without the PT3 exam students might get too comfortable as the only major public examination now is the SPM, as the Primary Six Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) centralised examination was also abolished last year, which might cause them to pay less attention to monthly tests.

“When the time comes to sit for the entrance examination to fully residential schools (SBP) or Mara Junior Science Colleges (MRSM), they will not be very effective because they have missed lessons for so long,” he said.

A civil servant, Habsah Ismail, 43, opined that the PT3 abolishment posed a new challenge to parents and teachers, noting that to allow students to master classroom learning, all parties must be involved.

“I have a child who is studying in a fully-residential school in Kelantan and of course I expect teachers to be the main guide in assessing the abilities, and skills of our children as well as making assessments,” she said.

The abolishment surely brought relief to students but it does not mean they will not be assessed from time to time, she said, adding that students should aim at going to universities.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency