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Jun 17, 2019, 09:10 ET S&P Global Ratings Publishes its First ESG Evaluation

NEW YORK, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global Ratings announced today that it published its first ESG Evaluation, a new assessment of how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors could affect an entity's long term sustainability. The ESG Evaluation provides a cross-sector, forward looking, qualitative, and data-driven opinion of an entity's ESG performance and preparedness for...

Jun 17, 2019, 09:04 ET Consider Pets When Preparing for a Natural Disaster

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recommends that pet owners prepare now for the potential for catastrophic flooding and make sure...

Jun 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Brazil Just Got Easier to Visit: Tourist Visa Waived

SEATTLE, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Explorations: There's good news for U.S. travelers heading to Brazil: starting June 17, 2019, you'll no longer need a visa to visit. The Brazilian...

Jun 17, 2019, 09:00 ET PSEG Holds One of Lowest Carbon Emissions Rates Among Largest U.S. Power Producers

NEWARK, N.J., June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG has one of the lowest carbon emissions rates of the nation's largest power producers, according to a new analysis released today. PSEG is the 17th...

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Apr 15, 2019, 16:35 ET Bill Weld Announces Candidacy For President Of The United States of America

BOSTON, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Governor Bill Weld announced his candidacy to run for President of the United States of America in the Republican Primary. "Ours is a nation built on...

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