Investors expect steel sector to secure its future with action on climate change

A global network of more than 250 institutional investors, representing assets worth over $30 trillion1, has set out expectations of the actions the steel sector needs to take to safeguard its future in the face of climate change. The report published today suggests that steel companies must significantly scale up investment in technologies that will enable them to decarbonise operations in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.  Produced by the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), the report – Investor Expectations of Steel Companies – is written…

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Barnardo’s reacts to National Crime Agency’s report on County Lines

Intervening early must be a priority to help children turn away from gangs, Barnardo’s says in response to the National Crime Agency’s report on County Lines. Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan said:   Our frontline services are identifying an emerging, shocking trend of child criminal exploitation, particularly through so called ‘county lines’ activity, where children are coerced or manipulated by organised gangs. They may be forced to carry weapons and drugs, go missing from home and are found in other parts of the country and subjected to violence and sexual…

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Walmart Commits Funds to Feeding America, the Coast Guard Foundation and the United Way to Assist Those Affected by the Government Shutdown

Walmart committed $300,000 to support Feeding America’s Shutdown Response Fund, the United Way’s United for U.S. Fund and the Coast Guard Foundation, providing much-needed assistance to each of these organizations that are all experiencing an increase in demand for their services, particularly in areas hardest hit by the government shutdown. “As the government shutdown continues, many impacted workers have turned to support organizations to help put meals on tables, pay utility bills and even cover healthcare costs,” said Dan Bartlett, executive vice president of corporate affairs for Walmart. “While our…

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Akron Children’s celebrates the wonders of childhood

18 years. 6,570 days. 157,680 hours. Childhood is both fleeting and finite – a million moments big and small, from heroic first steps to awkward first crushes and countless other milestones along the way to independence.  In the weeks ahead, Akron Children’s Hospital will launch, “More childhood, please,” a new brand campaign focusing on preserving, protecting and enriching the special time that is childhood. The multi-year, multi-platform effort will feature real home videos that capture the simple, everyday moments of childhood, as well as some heart-tugging ones documented within the…

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New phase of national NHS recruitment campaign launched

The third phase of the national We Are the NHS campaign has been launched, to encourage applications for existing job vacancies for both clinical and non-clinical roles. This phase of the campaign will highlight the range of interesting roles available across the NHS and specifically highlight IT and administrative roles and how they work closely with clinical colleagues. The campaign is run jointly by NHS England, the Department of Health and Social Care, Health Education England and NHS Improvement, and aims to help support and enhance local recruitment activity. There…

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