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Looking Beyond ESG Integration With the Matthews Asia ESG Fund

Uncovering investment opportunities with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the world’s fastest-growing region.
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by Vivek Tanneeru, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia 

In Asia, ESG investing encompasses large, transformational changes. It focuses on companies that can potentially deliver profits and growth from improving the quality of life across the region. Within this context, Matthews Asia launched the Matthews Asia ESG Fund more than four years ago. Managed by Vivek Tanneeru, the Fund seeks to capitalize on the growth of the region by investing with an ESG lens.

The IVECO Plant in Sete Lagoas, Brazil Achieves Silver Level Designation in World Class Manufacturing

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The IVECO commercial vehicles manufacturing facility in Sete Lagoas, Brazil, has attained silver status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program.

Helping Save Lives for a Quarter of a Century: 25 Years of Magirus Articulated Turntable Ladders

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In 1994, the specialist firefighting company introduced the first turntable ladder with an articulated arm – a paradigm shift in turntable ladders – and one which has, quite literally, helped save numerous lives over that period. Magirus is celebrating the anniversary with an exhibition in front of the Ulm Minster in Germany, and a limited special edition of 25 articulated ladders.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Technical Training Programs Prepares Indigenous Papuans for Careers in Mining

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October 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Hiring talent from regions where Freeport-McMoRan operates allows the company to incorporate local cultures and knowledge into its business systems while supporting local economies.

The company has created tailored training programs to help reach this objective.

10 Years on: 74 Walk Friendly Communities Recognized through Road Safety Program Sponsored by FedEx

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C., August 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The Walk Friendly Communities program (WFC) recognized three U.S. cities for their commitment to prioritize pedestrians and create safe, comfortable and inviting places to walk. The Walk Friendly Community designations include a Platinum-level designation for Portland, Oregon, only the fourth community to receive that honor. Both Burlington, Vermont, and Bellevue, Washington, were recognized as Silver-level Walk Friendly Communities.

Advancing the Safety and Efficiency of Autonomous Technology With SARA, the Sikorsky MATRIX Test Helicopter

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For the last five decades, Lockheed Martin has developed unmanned and autonomous systems that improve the safety and efficiency of humanitarian aid, first response and other civil, commercial and military operations.

Recently, engineers in the company’s Sikorsky business helped develop a drop-in, kit-based system that will enable the users of military and commercial helicopters to safely, reliably and affordably operate their aircraft autonomously.

Using Virtual Reality to Design Better, Safer Products

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Lockheed Martin is home to one of the largest virtual reality (VR) laboratories of its kind in the world – the Collaborative Human Immersive Laboratory (CHIL) in Denver – where Lockheed Martin product-design and manufacturing teams test and validate products and manufacturing processes virtually before ever physically building a thing. 

Their goal? Reduce operator fatigue and discomfort, while maximizing safety and productivity. 

The Heart of Summer Calls for Heart-Healthy Grilling Tips

Chefs from Aramark Offer Simple Tips to Make Your End-of-Summer Grilling Healthier and More Delicious
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With vegetable gardens in full bloom, and the heat keeping us out of the kitchen, August is grill season at its peak. We tapped the culinary expertise of our Aramark certified chefs to create a list of proven summer tips to make healthier and more plant-forward meals that will have your guests asking for more. Check out these ideas, and read the press release.

Creating Flavor on the Grill:

BAE Systems Publishes 2018 Annual Report and Corporate Responsibility Summary

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May 16, 2019 - At BAE Systems we are proud of what we do and how we do it – from developing innovative products and services and investing in our people and future workforce, to giving our customers the best possible service. We report on our Corporate Responsibility (CR) performance in our Annual Report with more detail in our CR Summary.

Facility Response Plan Exceptions & Alternatives

Providing Context for Determining If Sensitive Resources Are Present and What Comes Next
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A Facility Response Plan (FRP) is required if a facility stores over 1 million gallons of oil (petroleum and vegetable). However, there are exceptions for facilities where it can be demonstrated that a catastrophic release would not impact a sensitive resource as defined by 40 CFR 112.

Read our blog about how you can use modeling to determine an impact and thereby develop a more cost-effective response, no matter what type of plan your facility implements.

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