Innovative Universities: The WURI Ranking 2021

Keynote speech by Dong-Sung Cho, , former president of Incheon National University and the 2nd president of Hanseatic League of Universities (1) / Original attached

Release of rankings by Hwy-Chang Moon, Chairman of the Institute for Policy and Strategy on National Competitiveness and Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University (1) / Original attached

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The World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) ranking 2021 was presented at 3 pm (CET)/10 pm (KST), on June 10, 2021, in both Switzerland and South Korea.

SEODAEMUN-GU, SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA ​, June 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) ranking 2021 was presented at 3 pm (CET)/10 pm (KST), on June 10, 2021, in both Switzerland and South Korea.

This ranking for innovative universities is designed to highlight and appreciate the efforts of universities to produce a future workforce aligning with the growing demands among entrepreneurs in contemporary society.

This innovative universities ranking is organized by the Institute for Policy and Strategy on National Competitiveness (IPSNC) and sponsored by four organizations: Hanseatic League of Universities (HLU) in the Netherlands; the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS) in Seoul, South Korea; UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in Geneva, Switzerland; Tailor Institute of Franklin University (FUS) in Lugano, Switzerland.

This event announced the top 100 universities for the WURI ranking, “Global Top 100.” Alongside there was also the unveiling of the top 50 universities in each of the five criteria: Industrial Application, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Ethical Value, Student Mobility and Openness, and Crisis Management. What is special about the WURI ranking is that it adds a new criterion every year. This year, the new criterion, is Crisis Management, which evaluates to what extent universities are effectively and flexibly coping with the external disruption such as the COVID-19 global pandemic and technology breakthroughs (e.g., Artificial Intelligence).

For the “Global Top 100,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University ranked in first and second place, respectively. The next places were taken by Minerva School at Keck Graduate Institute (3rd), Arizona State University (4th), and Hanze University of Applied Sciences (5th). Ecole 42 was also ranked in the Top 10.

Looking at the regional distribution of the “Global Top 100,” 33 universities were from North America, 33 from Asia, 25 from Europe, 7 from Oceania, and 2 from Africa and South America each. Speaking of the country distributions, there were 32 US, 9 Korean, 7 Australian, and 6 Chinese universities.

As there are many innovative cases presented by these universities, other than those ranked in “Global Top 100,” they also present the universities in the rank between 101-200 and 201-300 without indicating their rank. Next year, they plan to announce 300 innovative universities and 500 for the following year.

In the criterion of Industrial Application, Minerva School was ranked in first place, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2nd), California Institute of Technology (3rd), Stanford University (4th), and Arizona State University (5th). In this category, universities from the United States took all Top 5 spots.

In the criterion of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Hanze University of Applied Sciences was ranked first, followed by Aalto University (2nd), Simon Fraser University (3rd), Princeton University (4th), and Deggendorf Institute of Technology (5th). In this category, European universities showed a strong performance.

In Ethical Value, Ecole 42 was ranked first, followed by the University of Pennsylvania (2nd), Harvard University (3rd), Florida State University (4th), and Franklin University Switzerland (5th). In this category, universities from the US and Europe dominated the Top 5.

In Student Mobility and Openness, Boston University ranked first, followed by the National University of Singapore (2nd), Seoul National University (3rd), Peking University (4th), and the University of Copenhagen (5th); the performance of Asian Universities was distinguished in this category.

In Crisis Management, Burapha University took first place, followed by the Abdullah Gül University (2nd), Florida Gulf Coast University (3rd), Franklin University Switzerland (4th), and Belgorod State National Research University (5th). The universities from developing countries particularly showed strong performance in this category.

In the criterion of Industrial Application, Minerva School was ranked in first place, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2nd), California Institute of Technology (3rd), Stanford University (4th), and Arizona State University (5th). In this category, universities from the United States took all Top 5 spots.

In the criterion of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Hanze University of Applied Sciences was ranked first, followed by Aalto University (2nd), Simon Fraser University (3rd), Princeton University (4th), and Deggendorf Institute of Technology (5th). In this category, European universities showed a strong performance.

In Ethical Value, Ecole 42 was ranked first, followed by the University of Pennsylvania (2nd), Harvard University (3rd), Florida State University (4th), and Franklin University Switzerland (5th). In this category, universities from the US and Europe dominated the Top 5.

In Student Mobility and Openness, Boston University ranked first, followed by the National University of Singapore (2nd), Seoul National University (3rd), Peking University (4th), and the University of Copenhagen (5th); the performance of Asian Universities was distinguished in this category.

In Crisis Management, Burapha University took first place, followed by the Abdullah Gül University (2nd), Florida Gulf Coast University (3rd), Franklin University Switzerland (4th), and Belgorod State National Research University (5th). The universities from developing countries particularly showed strong performance in this category.

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Seeking Candidates for the First NIKKEI ASIA AWARD

The new NIKKEI ASIA AWARD will be given annually to an individual or a group from or living in Asia and responsible for "innovation originating in Asia.”

Supporting "Innovation from Asia" That Will Change Asia and the World

TOKYO, JAPAN, June 14, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Nikkei Inc., Japan’s largest media group and publisher of The Nikkei, has announced the inauguration of the NIKKEI ASIA AWARD. This award project is intended to promote the transformation of Asia and the world, as well as to support the realization of a free and prosperous economic society. Nomination of candidates for the first award will be accepted on the official website until Monday, August 2, 2021.

Selection will be conducted once a year from among those involved in fields such as business, research, technological development and social/artistic activities. An individual or a group responsible for such an activity is selected as the winner annually. Nikkei will commend individuals or groups by selecting leaders in "innovation originating in Asia" from an "Asian perspective," based on diverse values. The prize is five million yen.

The expression “innovation from Asia” refers to any novel and innovative activities that originate in Asia and are led by people from or living1 in Asia2. Such innovation should help to create a free and prosperous society through revitalization of the region and improvement of human life.

In order to reflect the diverse perspectives of Asia, Nikkei has established the Advisory Board for the NIKKEI ASIA AWARD, consisting of about ten experts from Asian countries, including Japan. Nikkei appoints experts from national and regional organizations with shared values such as a commitment to democracy, liberalism and the market economy.

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An open call for nominations will be issued on the official website once a year. Self-nominations are not accepted.
・Nomination of candidates for the first year will be accepted until Monday, August 2, 2021.
・The first winner(s) will be announced in December 2021.

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates MUST meet the following conditions:
・Candidates must be nominated by others. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
・Candidates must be from or living1 in Asia2.
・Candidates must be contributors to Asian-based activities that have originated in Asia.

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1: Japanese individuals and groups consisting only of Japanese citizens are not eligible.
2: With reference to the NIKKEI ASIA AWARD, the following regions are considered to constitute "Asia:"
・East Asia (Korean Peninsula, China, etc.)
・Southeast Asia (ASEAN member countries, etc.)
・Southwest Asia (countries of the Indian subcontinent)
・Independent nations in the Asia-Pacific region

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Sahara Foundation unveils STRP to combat climate change, boost employment

Sahara Group’s Pearl Uzokwe, Kola Adesina, Ivie Imasogie-Adigun and Seyi Ojurongbe at the launch of the Sahara Regenerator Technical Program (STRP) designed to combat climate change and boost employment

Sahara Foundation has launched its inaugural Sahara Regenerator Technical Program (STRP) to promote capacity building among youths in Edo, Lagos and Rivers.

The program comes at a crucial time where a gap exists in the technical skills needed to implement efforts aimed at providing clean energy through solar and bridging Nigeria's significant metering gap”

— Pearl Uzokwe, Director, Governance and Sustainability, Sahara Group

LAGOS, NIGERIA, June 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Sahara Foundation, the corporate citizenship vehicle of energy conglomerate, Sahara Group, has launched its inaugural Sahara Regenerator Technical Program (STRP) to promote capacity building among youths in Edo, Lagos and Rivers.

STRP will give beneficiaries a platform to develop technical skills in the installation and maintenance of meter and solar systems to enhance energy access, combat climate change and promote economic development in Nigeria.

With unemployment rate standing at 33.3% as of Q4 2020 and anticipated to hit 35% this year, experts say Nigeria needs to provide ample entrepreneurial opportunities for its teeming youth population.

Targeted at 120 youths with informal/minimal education, the project is also expected to help empower beneficiaries with resources to build sustainable businesses and ultimately become employers of labour.

Sahara Foundation will partner with leading African academy, the Energy Training Centre (ETC) and the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) to implement STRP.

According to Pearl Uzokwe, Director, Governance and Sustainability, Sahara Group, “the regenerator program comes at a crucial time where a gap exists in the technical skills needed to implement efforts aimed at providing clean energy through solar and bridging Nigeria's significant metering gap. We are delighted at the opportunity to mould the next group of entrepreneurs in the power sector in line with Sahara Group’s vision to promote green energy and environmental sustainability.”

In 2020, Sahara Foundation revised its focus areas to two key pillars for all interventions going forward: Access to Energy and Promoting Sustainable Environments in alignment with our Group’s core vision.
Participants will develop competencies in the installation of single and three phase meters in residential and small commercial premises. The Solar PV Installation Technician program will train individuals to provide excellent service for residential and small commercial solar installations.

According to ETC’s Managing Director, Ibiene Okeleke, “ETC is excited to partner with Sahara Foundation in building capacity in their communities through these two programmes. The project will drive inclusive growth, poverty reduction through job creation and support the global energy transition mandate to provide cleaner forms of energy and aggressively reduce carbon emissions. We are proud to be associated with Sahara Foundation on this mission.”

Lande Abudu, REAN’s Executive Secretary stated that “having long recognised the importance of capacity building towards achieving universal access to energy, it is fitting that we combine efforts to enhance skills development in Nigeria. At REAN, we recognise the importance of collaborations and partnerships to reach shared goals. We are excited to work with Sahara Foundation and look forward to the positive outcomes that will certainly result from the programme.”

Applications for STRP will be open from June 11, 2021, to June 25, 2021 and can be submitted online or picked up and submitted at Sahara Group’s offices in the designated states. Interested participants can also visit www.ujanahub.com/strp and Sahara Foundation’s social media handle @iamsaharafdn for more information.

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Celebrating Both NJ Girl InaMinute and Aunt SuBlue Dancing for Good

The Sweetest Kid Community Gig use your creative dancing talent to help support local cause #talentforgood #gigforkids #wedanceforgood www.WeDanceforGood.org

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Staffing agency, Recruiting for Good generates proceeds to fund gigs for talented kids #hiretalent #makepositiveimpact www.RecruitingforGood.com

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Aunts creates fun finger dance video, and Recruiting for Good donates $20 to a NJ Food Pantry. And $10 Donut Gift Card for girl who inspired participation.

InaMinute thank you for inspiring your Aunt SuBlue Who Made a Positive Impact!”

— Carlos Cymerman, Fun Advocate+Founder, Recruiting for Good

SANTA MONICA, CA, UNITED STATES, June 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Recruiting for Good (R4G) is a staffing agency helping companies find talented professionals and generating proceeds to make a positive impact.

Recruiting for Good sponsors We Dance for Good, a sweet kid community gig to create fun fulfilling experiences, make a positive impact, and help raise raise money for local pantry.

Kids can inspire women in their community to participate!

According to Carlos Cymerman, Recruiting for Good Founder, "InaMinute thank you for inspiring your Aunt SuBlue Who Made a Positive Impact!"

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We Dance for Good is inspired by Middle School Girl, The BookWorm (her nickname); she is a talented multi-dimensional creative phenom participating in Girls Design Tomorrow Venture, We Use Our Voice for Good. The purpose of the kid community gig, We Dance for Good, is to create a fun fulfilling experience for kids, to make a positive impact, and to help raise money for a local NJ Food pantry. www.WeDanceforGood.org

Kids that participate in We Dance for Good (finger dance video) between June 1st and June 15th, earn opportunity to pay forward the experience to their nanas; so they can dance too. Nanas that participate between June 15th and July 1st (will earn a $20 donation for local pantry paid by Recruiting for Good); and a $10 donut gift card for their grand kids (who invited them to participate). To learn more visit www.NanaCanDance.com

Love to help kids and dining out? Now you can do both. Simply participate in Recruiting for Good's referral program. Refer a company hiring professional staff to earn a $2500 dining gift card and enjoy Good Food in The Hood. And with your help, we can sponsor more sweet gigs for kids to make a positive impact. Visit www.TheGoodieFoodieClub.com

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Seeders Capital is Creating Zero Pollution Zones for Egypt’s Vision 2030 Sustainability Strategy

Presenting at the Cairo Construction Hub on June 10, Seeders Capital Leads the Fight for Climate Change with New Innovative Models

CAIRO, EGYPT, June 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Climate change has been at the forefront of global discussions and initiatives for decades, with an emphasis on the impact of air quality. Pollution is damaging the air we breathe, the food we consume, and the well-being of the planet we inhabit. Holding firm to the belief that clean air and water are human rights, Seeders Capital has developed innovative solutions to create zero pollution zones through strategic partnerships with environmentally conscious corporations within the US, Asia, and Europe. Presenting these new methods at the Cairo Construction Hub on June 10, Seeders Capital is partnering with like-minded change-makers to follow Egypt’s Vision 2030 Sustainability Strategy and EU Action Plan towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil.

The World Health Organization reports that air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health risk. The average person spends 90% of their lifetime indoors, taking between 18,000-20,000 breaths per day. Each precious breath represents the potential to catch something detrimental. Complications from air pollution include anything from the common cold to viruses, to cancer, heart failure, dementia , stroke, cognitive impairment, depression, asthma, and more.

In Egypt, around 80,000 deaths per annum and can be attributed to air pollution alone. Combine poor air quality with unclean water, waste, and energy and misfortune is soon to follow. By focusing on the four main pillars of pollution: air, water, energy, and waste; Seeders Capital has masterfully cultivated a multi-pronged approach to tackle climate change from various angles.

Seeders Capital represents the cultivation of streamlined solutions towards creating clean air, water, waste, and energy zones trusted by world leaders including JLL, Accenture, Schipol Airport Amsterdam, the Swiss Government, Stella McCartney, and BNP Paribas. Spearheading this movement for CleanAirZones in Egypt is the Commercial International Bank CIB, Egypt’s leading private bank, named EuroMoney’s top regional bank in 2017, who understand the impact pollution has on the wellbeing of Egypt’s citizens. CIB conducted a proof of concept project, comparing indoor air quality before and after Seeders Capital solution implementation, and the results were astounding.

Seeders Capital is also creating CleanEnergyZones (CEZ) and ZeroWasteZones through the implementation of processes to convert waste to energy, compost, or gray water on-site, resulting in self-sufficient locations. This circular economy model follows the examples set forth from nature, the output of one process becomes the input of another, to become the very definition of sustainability. For decades, Egypt has struggled with waste management, following practices that are not sustainable or rewarding, and exceed 70% of total budget for waste management due to collection and transportation. Seeders Capital’s on-site model ensures that transforming waste into resources is optimized.

By creating ZeroWasteZones, Seeders Capital is championing zero vehicle emissions, green energy, and minimized landfilling through maximized recycling. Seeders Capital will soon implement CleanWaterZones (CWZ), to ensure that water is free from viruses and bacteria, to make society more equitable, and help bring Egypt’s Vision 2030 to fruition.

To learn more about Seeders Capital and partnership opportunities, please visit: www.seederscapital.com

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Seeders Capital exists to create a healthier and more sustainable way of living. Founded on the principle that the ability to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and consume healthy organic foods are all human rights that are worth striving for, Seeders Capital is committed to creating zero pollution and zero waste zones. Founded in 2019 by Emad Hefny, Seeders Capital is currently present in Egypt, the UK, and Spain, where Seeders Capital was selected by Suez to implement air quality models. Championing the adoption of a circular economy, Seeders Capital seeks to cultivate social and economic transformation to make the world climate-neutral and protect its shrinking resources. Using innovative technologies, Seeders Capital creates CleanAirZones, ZeroWasteZones, CleanEnergyZones, and CleanWaterZones following the 3 main pillars of sustainability; People, Planet, Profit. Seeders Capital acts in an advisory or consultative capacity to help companies, institutions and local/national authorities understand their responsibilities and the opportunities that exist when they are delivering construction and regeneration projects.

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MakerBot presenta el nuevo Sistema de Filtración HEPA Inteligente Clean Air

“Estamos comprometidos a ser de clase mundial en la seguridad a medida que avanzamos en el uso de la impresión 3D en todo el mundo”,”

— Nadav Goshen, CEO de MakerBot

ESTADO DE MéXICO, ESTADO DE MéXICO, MEXICO, June 12, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — MakerBot, una empresa de Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), presentó hoy su nuevo sistema de filtración inteligente Clean Air. El nuevo sistema es parte de los esfuerzos continuos de MakerBot para desarrollar y ofrecer soluciones de impresión 3D que respaldan las prácticas de seguridad, sostenibilidad y cumplimiento de la industria.

El sistema MakerBot Clean Air™ es un sistema de filtración HEPA de control inteligente para las impresoras 3D MakerBot METHOD® y MakerBot METHOD X®. El sistema MakerBot Clean Air incluye un filtro HEPA diseñado para filtrar partículas ultrafinas durante el proceso de impresión. Las pruebas internas en MakerBot muestran que el sistema MakerBot Clean Air elimina hasta el 95% de las partículas ultrafinas en comparación con la impresión sin el accesorio. El sistema se integra a la perfección en el flujo de trabajo intuitivo de METHOD al controlar automáticamente la tapa HEPA y tener en cuenta las condiciones ambientales, la temperatura de la cámara y el material del modelo.

Las impresoras 3D METHOD, METHOD X y SKETCH™ ya vienen equipadas con varias características de seguridad. Cada impresora cuenta con cámaras de producción cerradas, lo que evitará que los usuarios puedan tocar las piezas o el extrusor al imprimir. METHOD se detendrá automáticamente durante el proceso de impresión cuando se abra la puerta de su cámara térmica. SKETCH también cuenta con un filtro de partículas integrado diseñado para una impresión más segura en entornos escolares.

“Estamos comprometidos a ser de clase mundial en la seguridad a medida que avanzamos en el uso de la impresión 3D en todo el mundo”, dijo Nadav Goshen, CEO de MakerBot. “Desde el cumplimiento de las certificaciones de la industria hasta la entrega de soluciones de impresión 3D que respaldan la seguridad, nuestro objetivo siempre es superar los estándares más altos de la industria global”.

El sistema MakerBot Clean Air ya está disponible. Para obtener más información, visite www.makerbot.com/method.

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MakerBot, una empresa filial de Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), es líder global en la industria de la impresión 3D. La empresa ayuda a los innovadores y negocios de hoy a crear, y a las instituciones educativas del futuro. Fundada en 2009 en Brooklyn (Nueva York), MakerBot pretende redefinir los estándares de la impresión en 3D en términos de fiabilidad, accesibilidad, precisión y facilidad de uso. Gracias a esta dedicación, MakerBot cuenta con una base de instalaciones en la industria además de gestionar Thingiverse, la mayor comunidad de impresión 3D del mundo. Creemos que la innovación está dentro de cada uno de nosotros; por eso creamos las herramientas de impresión en 3D que dan sentido a sus ideas. Descubra la innovación con la impresión en 3D de MakerBot.

Para más información acerca de MakerBot, visite makerbot.com, el blog de MakerBot, Twitter LinkedIn o Facebook. Stratasys (empresa matriz de MakerBot) se reserva el derecho a utilizar cualquiera de las mencionadas plataformas de redes sociales, incluidos los sitios web de la empresa, para compartir información material y de carácter no público conforme a la regla FD (Fair Disclosure) de la SEC. En la medida en que resulte necesaria y conforme a lo exigido por la ley, Stratasys incluirá también esta información en sus documentos de carácter público.
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Sahara Group urges WTO to promote equitable trade, access to energy

Kola Adesina, Executive Director, Sahara Group

Sahara Group has said the World Trade Organisation (WTO) needs to galvanise the support of various stakeholders to promote equitable global trade relations

Africa still suffers from the twin challenge of access versus affordability of electricity. We all need each other to solve the global challenges we face as individual countries and the world.”

— Kola Adesina, Executive Director, Sahara Group

LAGOS, NIGERIA, June 12, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ —
Kola Adesina, Executive Director, Sahara Group has said the World Trade Organisation (WTO) needs to galvanise the interest and support of various stakeholders to promote equitable global trade relations and energy access in Africa where almost 600 million live without electricity.

Adesina who spoke on ‘Redirecting the World Trade Organisation’ at the virtual 2021 Horasis Global Meeting said deploying multilateral engagements would help circumvent the status quo that has made global trade relations “somewhat lopsided.” Horasis is one of the foremost annual meetings of the world’s leading decision makers from business, government and civil society.

“The WTO must ensure that multilateralism guides its decision making. The countries of the world are not all on same pedestal, there should be consideration for the poor countries. The WTO should create a system where countries come together to create a united front to handle the issues the world is facing,” he said.

Adesina explained that multilateral strategies would create “elastic solutions” that can be adapted with respect to the unique challenges and opportunities across global trade blocs. He argued that while sustainability should be the ultimate driver of development, concessions need to be in place to effectively manage the current challenges of less developed continents.

He stated: “Africa still suffers from the twin challenge of access versus affordability of electricity. We all need each other to solve the global challenges we face as individual countries and the world. A strong commitment is needed to maintain open and free trade; to keep open borders and to help the poorest countries, particularly least developed countries, survive the economic shock created by the Covid-19 pandemic.”

Speaking on access to power in Africa, Adesina said the WTO should explore collaborating with the various stakeholders to accelerate the pace of technology needed to make alternative power cheaper and more accessible to the consumers.

Africa is home to 17% of the world’s population, but accounts for just 4% of global power supply investment. On a per capita basis, power supply investment in Africa ranks among the lowest in the world and lack of energy costs the continent over $110billion annually.

“The Environmental Impact Analysis of conventional power sources should be the focal point of conversations with African Presidents as well as key political and business leaders to ensure their support and agree a collective and sustainable solution template,” Adesina said.

The Horasis session noted that with protectionism gaining steam globally, the WTO would need to reinforce its influence on stabilizing global trade negotiations. Experts expect that the WTO, under the leadership of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will spearhead effective reforms that would make the organization play a strategic role in promoting equity and transparency in the quest for global sustainable development

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Fixed Wellness, A Leading Manufacturer of Organic, Made in USA CBD Oils, Experiences Rapid Growth Across the USA Markets

FLORIDA, USA, June 12, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — A proud family-owned business, Fixed Wellness oils have been acclaimed as “the best organic CBD oils made in the United States” for their organic, gluten-free, and triple-tested quality.

Fixed Wellness, a family-run business focused on health, wellness, and well-being, has announced a new addition to their collection of full-spectrum CBD oils. The new addition of 2000mg Full-Spectrum and 500mg Pet Full-Spectrum joins the expansive line of Fixed Wellness CBD oils. Available with or without THC, Fixed Wellness products are actively making a difference in lives nationwide, and proving to be one of the best and most affordable, all-natural wellness products on the market.

Committed to its mission of providing only the best products for health and wellness to market, Fixed Wellness’ CBD oils are 100 percent organic and manufactured domestically in the United States. All products are gluten-free and friendly for vegan as well as paleo consumers and all-natural with no genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and no artificial ingredients. Every organic tincture is created using state-of-the-art extraction process to maximize the natural presence of cannabinoids such as CBG, CBN, CBC, THCA, and CBDA, while being repeatedly tested through vigorous laboratory processes to ensure premium quality and made available to consumers at the market’s most affordable prices.

“Fixed Wellness is committed to retailing healthy products that make a difference in the lives of people and pets,” remarked Paul Manno, President of Fixed Wellness. “We have experienced rapid growth across the United States, and we are excited to continue touching lives to better people and communities through our commitment to customer service and education.”

As part of its focus on health, wellness, and well-being, Fixed Wellness continues to strategic partnerships with like-minded entities, including retail stores, healing centers, and medical offices, to make full-spectrum oils readily available. Private label services and other opportunities are available to partner clients.

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Grenada Building & Loan Association (GBLA) signs with Smart Solution for its Universa Premier Digital Core Banking Suite

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Universa’s flexible, feature rich and cost-effective suite of products continues to bring fintech to the Caribbean

AURORA, ON, CANADA, June 11, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Smart Solution is excited to announce that we have expanded our presence in the Caribbean, with a signing of the Grenada Building and Loan Association (GBLA) to convert to Smart Solution’s Universa Premier Digital Core Banking Platform. GBLA, serving clients both in Grenada and further afield, is in the primary business of providing mortgages and loans to local customers, as well as to those interested in acquiring property on the island of Grenada. In order to meet the growing technological challenges, this switch from its legacy platform will enable GBLA to significantly enhance the overall services it provides to its members by taking advantage of the innovative digital capabilities within the Universa platform.

“The role and function of the Association have always been to provide housing facilities to Grenadians, particularly those in the middle- and lower-income brackets. Smart Solution’s Universa platform will be instrumental in realizing our vision and simultaneously aid us in incorporating those cutting-edge solutions needed in order to sustain a secure, technologically advanced and favourable financial environment for our members.” said John Miller, Executive Director of the Grenada Building and Loan Association said.

“We are proud to welcome GBLA and expand our presence in the Caribbean market, helping financial institutions who have chosen Smart Solution as their digital transformation partner for our robust technology platform, track record and expertise. Our focus is in continuously improving our solutions to maintain our strong value proposition and expand our offerings in this increasingly innovative field. We are eager to assist GBLA in realizing its vision and are assured that the flexibility and adaptive functionality of Universa will provide the perfect solution to drive GBLA’s initiative to its successful achievement,” said Iean Tait, President and CEO of Smart Solution.

About the Grenada Building and Loan Association (GBLA)

The Grenada Building and Loan Association was founded 96 years ago in November of 1925. From its small beginning, the Association has grown steadily over the years. Funding for activities and projects are generated from sale of Shares, Deposits and Investment in local legal mortgages. In the interim, it has also reached out beyond its borders to international investors and parties interested in acquiring homesteads to settle in Grenada. Today, GBLA boasts some 4,000 shareholders, 2,500 members and $50M in assets.

About Smart Solution

For over 35 years, Smart Solution and its group of companies has provided innovative core banking systems and financial management solutions to Credit Unions, Banks, Trusts and other financial organisations worldwide. Smart Solution supports a diverse client base, including some of the top Credit Unions and innovative financial institutions in Canada, Central America and the Caribbean. It prides itself in its attention to detail and in its team of qualified experts focused on providing exceptional service and support. Its strengths lie in its efficiency, its expertise, and its constant focus on innovation and rapid functionality improvements.

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Time for Summer Travel Seat Sitters is keeping your surrounds safe LET’S FACE IT – IT’S A GERMY WORLD

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It's safe to travel again —Using Seat Sitters to keep area safe.


“At Seat Sitters we are proud to be an environmentally conscious green company and have gone to great lengths to create a reusable and recyclable products that reduces waste.”

— Gina Hoensheid, Founder, Seat Sitter

WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI, UNITED STATES, June 11, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ —
It's safe to travel again — well, almost. COVID-19 cases are falling and people are starting to talk about vacations. Optimism about travel is hitting record highs. And just try to say "travel" without prefacing it with "pent-up demand."

When it comes to travel, How do you travel safely this Summer? Traveling during a pandemic is a little different than typical summer travel. People need to be creative and flexible in their planning and how they pack safety items.

What started out as an idea to help keep Seat Sitter, Founder, Gina Hoensheid's family as free from germs as possible has evolved into something greater than her wildest dreams: a company helping many families across the world to keep themselves healthier and in less contact with germs on a daily basis. Gina Hoensheid came up with the idea of Seat Sitters, long before Covid-19 simply because as her growing family traveled, someone was always getting sick. Now this entrepreneur says in the past year she has seen many “like” businesses come to the market. Hoensheid sees the market expanding because families want to stay safe but stands strongly in the belief of the quality and care of the product Seat Sitters has created. The company's stylish lifestyle and travel kits are lightweight and easy to carry and use no matter where individuals want to take them.

“At Seat Sitters we are proud to be an environmentally conscious green company and have gone to great lengths to create a reusable and recyclable products that reduces waste, states Hoensheid. “Our company is not just about us; we are about doing our part to make the planet cleaner and healthier for generations to come.”

Hoensheid first launched Seat Sitters in 2018 as something you would take on an airplane. Customers can use the travel kits on a bus, airplane, in a waiting room, spa or salon, restaurants, in a movie theatre, or on an Uber ride. Seat Sitters are designed to give the power back to the consumer to keep themselves and their space clean and healthy wherever they are going and that doesn’t always mean getting on an airplane as we once thought when we first developed the product. 

More recently Seat Sitters has introduced the Healthy Lifestyle Kit. The difference between these kits is the “Nut Free” sticker in the travel kit and the gloves in the lifestyle kit. Consumers can purchase the Healthy Travel Kit or Healthy Lifestyle Kit at Bed Bath & Beyond, Walmart, Amazon, Brookstone and the Seat Sitters website at seatsitters.com

Available in adult and kid editions, Seat Sitters are lightweight seat covers that protect against allergies, and germs. Each cover is made from eco-friendly, machine-washable fabric. The kit Includes: 1 Seat Cover, 2 disposable tray table covers (with adhesive, to stay in place during flight), 2 Face Masks, 10 Pack Antibacterial Wipes, 1 0.5 fl oz Hand Sanitizer, 1 "No-Nut" Sticker.

Not only does the company work towards making travel safe for customers, but the founder, Gina Hoensheid and the Seat Sitter Team, which is small and mighty, also gives back to multiple charities and her community. Some of the charities that the founder has contributed to include: Miracle Flights, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, FARE, Granting Grace Foundation for Childhood Cancer, Girl Scouts, Make A Wish, The Pink Fund, and The Rainbow Connection.

About Seat Sitters: On a mission to make airplane travel cleaner and healthier, entrepreneur Gina Hoensheid created the Seat Sitters kit out of a necessity for germ and illness-free airplane travel for her husband and children during vacations. The brand was featured on ABC World News Now, Forbes.com, The Boston Globe, Inc.com, Yahoo Finance, Travel and Leisure, Womens’ World, The Detroit Free Press and MSN to name a few. This patent-pending kit was also named to the Amazon.com “Choice List.” Seat Sitters also prides itself on being a charitable organization. Giving back is not just a choice, it’s a mandate for the company.

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