Gupshup acquires leading RCS platform, Dotgo

Gupshup acquires Dotgo

Gupshup acquires Dotgo

Acquisition propels Gupshup into global leadership in RCS solidifying its IP-based conversational messaging platform and accelerating growth in Africa

With the addition of RCS, Gupshup will undoubtedly be the strongest IP messaging company, and thus helps us accelerate our mission”

— Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick, co-founder and CEO of Dotgo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Gupshup, the leader in conversational messaging, today announced that it has acquired New Jersey based Dotgo. Dotgo is the global industry leader in RCS business messaging (RBM), with award-winning technologies such as the RichOTP®, RichSMS™, Bot Store®, and Dotgo MaaP (Messaging as a Platform) that foster the growth of RCS Business Messaging. A strong partner of Google, Mavenir, Synchronoss, Vodafone, and Orange, Dotgo manages RBM in several markets, and operates the world’s largest RBM Hub with global connectivity to RCS users across the world. Dotgo is uniquely positioned to help brands integrate, with simple APIs, the RCS channel into their customer communications, whether for sales, support, services, or other business processes.

Dotgo, powered by a founding team with a rich history of tech innovation, is a Cohort 6 graduate of the IIT Startups accelerator. Dotgo grew rapidly in 2021 as RCS gained traction in North America, Europe, India, Brazil, and Nigeria. Dotgo’s MaaP, offered in partnership with, and pre-integrated with, Google Jibe platform, has been selected to operate RCS business messaging at several mobile network operators. Dotgo has been a leading contributor at the Mobile Ecosystem Forum and GSMA in defining standards and processes for RCS Business Messaging.

Dotgo will significantly strengthen Gupshup’s conversational messaging platform that enables businesses and developers to build rich customer experiences. Gupshup also plans to leverage Dotgo’s strong experience and presence in Africa to expand there.

“Conversational experiences are becoming the key to business-customer interactions, and the RCS messaging channel is a critical enabler,” said Beerud Sheth, co-founder and CEO, Gupshup. “Dotgo’s product innovation, market traction and thought leadership in the RCS ecosystem is truly impressive. Together, we’ll be able to offer a broader range of conversational messaging solutions to businesses and developers. We are excited to welcome them to the Gupshup family.”

Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick, co-founder and CEO of Dotgo said “RCS business messaging is destined to change the way businesses communicate with their customers. We started Dotgo to create APIs that make it easy for brands and other players in the ecosystem to adopt RCS, while taking care of and hiding all the backend complexity from our customers. With the addition of RCS, Gupshup will undoubtedly be the strongest IP messaging company, and thus helps us accelerate our mission.”

Johanna Kollar, Partnerships Lead, Communication Products, Google said “We congratulate Dotgo and Gupshup on this acquisition. We have worked closely with Dotgo and are very impressed by the quality of their products and services. We look forward to growing our relationship as the Dotgo team becomes a part of Gupshup.”

“The Dotgo team members were visionaries in recognizing the potential of RCS at a time when it had little adoption. We congratulate them on building industry leading products that are being adopted by customers across the world, just as RCS is taking off. Their bet proved prescient and combining with an exceptional company like Gupshup will create a far stronger value proposition in the market”, said Naren Gupta, Managing Director, Nexus Venture Partners.

RCS will be a key messaging channel in Gupshup’s Conversational Messaging Platform, supplementing 30 other messaging channels available to customers via Gupshup’s Single API for messaging. RCS, a part of the 5G standard, is the next generation of SMS that includes pictures, audio, video, and presence, combined with enhanced security and encryption. RCS messages are delivered to native messaging apps such as Google Messages and Samsung Messages on Android phones. RCS Business Messaging uses the rich and interactive features of RCS to enable branded and secure business messaging. RCS is available globally with over 600M monthly active users, including about 20% of India’s smartphone users.

About Dotgo

Dotgo®, a global leader in RCS, is building the APIs and cloud platforms needed in a world where every business must have a presence inside messaging apps, just as they have web sites and smartphone apps. Dotgo’s APIs and services enable brands and developers to build conversational experiences that transform customer interactions, and help mobile operators to launch, manage, and monetize RCS business messaging. Dotgo is the provider of the Dotgo Bot Store®, world’s first and largest directory of RCS and WhatsApp bots, Dotgo MaaP, RichOTP®, RichSMS™, and the RBM Hub. Dotgo is a Google partner, a WhatsApp Business Solution Provider, and a member of the Mobile Ecosystem Forum. For more information, visit www.dotgo.com. Bot Store, Dotgo, and RichOTP are registered trademarks of Dotgo Systems Inc. in USA and other jurisdictions.

About Gupshup

Gupshup enables better customer engagement through conversational messaging. Gupshup is the leading conversational messaging platform, powering over 6 billion messages per month. Across verticals, thousands of large and small businesses in emerging markets use Gupshup to build conversational experiences across marketing, sales and support. Gupshup's carrier-grade platform provides a single messaging API for 30+ channels, a rich conversational experience-building tool kit for any use case and a network of emerging market partnerships across messaging channels, device manufacturers, ISVs and operators. With Gupshup, businesses have made conversations an integral part of their customer engagement success. Gupshup is present in India, LATAM, South East Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Africa and the United States. Visit www.gupshup.io. Converse with the Gupshup bot.

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Delaware US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate Has Endorsed Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste to Ensure a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma Receives the Best Possible Compensation Results-Don't Settle for Less

We have endorsed, and we recommend attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste to ensure a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in Delaware receives the best possible compensation results.”

— Delaware US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate

WILMINGTON , DELAWARE , USA, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Delaware US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We have endorsed, and we recommend attorney Erik Karst of the law firm of Karst von Oiste to make certain a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma in Delaware receives the best possible compensation results. Frequently a mesothelioma compensation settlement for a Navy Veteran with this rare cancer might be in the millions of dollars and the claim does not involve suing the navy. As attorney Erik Karst is always happy to discuss at 800-714-0303-mesothelioma compensation is based on the specifics of how, where and when a Navy Veteran was exposed to asbestos.

"If we had one vital tip for a Navy Veteran with recently diagnosed mesothelioma anywhere in the nation and or their family it would be get organized about the specifics of how in the navy the asbestos exposure occurred. Attorney Erik Karst of Karst von Oiste can be incredibly helpful in this process because he has so much experience working with Navy Veterans who have mesothelioma in the development of a listing of their specific asbestos exposures. This information it vitally important because it becomes the basis of their mesothelioma compensation claim as attorney Erik Karst is always happy to discuss at 800-714-0303." www.karstvonoiste.com/

The Delaware US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate offers their free services to US Navy Veterans with mesothelioma in Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Middletown, Smyrna, Milford, Seaford or anywhere in Delaware. https://Delaware.USNavyMesothelioma.Com

For the best possible treatment options in Connecticut the Connecticut US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate strongly recommends the following heath care facility with the offer to help a diagnosed Veteran, or their family get to the right physicians at this hospital. Christiana Care: https://christianacare.org/services/cancer/.

About one third of all US citizens diagnosed with mesothelioma each year are Veterans of the US Navy. Before a Navy Veteran with mesothelioma or their family retain the services of a lawyer or law firm, they are urged to call the US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate anytime at 800-714-0303. https://USNavyMesothelioma.Com

The states with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. www.karstvonoiste.com/

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma

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Lawsuit Alleges Link Between the Use of the Herbicide Paraquat and Parkinson’s Disease

Announcement by the Law Offices of Timothy L. Miles of Paraquat Investigation Over Use of Paraquat and the Development of Parkinson's Disease

Nationally Recognized and Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. MIles

 Announcement by the Law Offices of Timothy L. Miles of Paraquat Investigation Over Use of Paraquat and the Development of Parkinson's Disease

Nationally Recognized Attorney Timothy L. Miles Launces Paraquat Investigation; Miles Alleges Paraquat Linkded to Parkinson’s Disease

Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

I would urge anyone exposed to Paraquat who subsequentley developed Parkinson's to contact our office for a Free Case Evaluation.”

— Paraquat Attorney Timothy L. Miles

HENDERSONVILLE, TN, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — A class action lawsuit was filed against the makers of paraquat dichloride, also known as paraquat methosulfate (“Paraquat”), alleging that the weed killer led to them developing Parkinson’s disease. The case is styled Adams v. Syngenta Crop Protection LLC et al., Case Number: 3:21-pq-00614 (Judge Rosenstengel) and is pending in the Northern District of Illinois.

If you suffer from Parkinson’s and believe you were exposed to Paraquat as a farmer or licensed pesticide applicator, click here to participate.

Plaintiffs Allege a Link Between Paraquat and Parkinson’s Disease

According to the complaint, Paraquat is a chemical herbicide or weed killer, that’s highly toxic and used all over the world. Research shows that paraquat exposure is dangerous, even at low levels that’s why many countries started to stop the use of it. Studies show that there is a link between Paraquat and Parkinson’s disease. Paraquat creates oxidative stress that kills dopamine-producing neurons. According to the complaint., “Paraquat is one of only a handful of toxins that scientists use to produce animal models of Parkinson’s disease.”

Scientists have long known that paraquat, often referred to as Gramoxone, is acutely toxic. Paraquat is so toxic, in fact, that a single sip of the herbicide can kill an adult. But in recent years, evidence has accumulated showing that repeated exposure to paraquat in low doses may be linked to the development of Parkinson’s disease. According to one study, exposure to paraquat increases the risk of Parkinson’s by 150 percent.

More than 60 countries have banned the use of paraquat. However, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has done little to restrict its use, despite growing health concerns and legal challenges over the herbicide’s connection to Parkinson’s. Syngenta, the main producer of paraquat, denies that there is a definitive link between paraquat and Parkinson’s. The herbicide paraquat has been used on crops in the United States since the 1960s

The complaint further alleges: “Syngenta has long misrepresented and denied the harmful side effects of its Paraquat-based product.” Plaintiff Adams’ husband was a certified paraquat applicator. Both of them routinely sprayed paraquat products. She developed Parkinson’s disease after more than 15 years of paraquat exposure by pesticide drift, direct exposure and drinking water contamination.

Who Is at Risk of Developing Parkinson’s from Paraquat Exposure?

Farmers and agricultural workers who work directly with and around paraquat are at the greatest risk of being exposed to paraquat. Exposure risks are not limited to people involved in agriculture, though. Evidence also suggests that paraquat can drift from the application site to nearby communities. Thus, people living in agricultural areas may be exposed to paraquat that is applied to crops. Paraquat may contaminate ground or well water and even contaminate fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains that are sold to the public.

The Law Offices of Timothy L. Miles Urges Individuals Exposed to Paraquat and Developed Parkinson’s to Contact the Firm

If you suffer from Parkinson’s and believe you were exposed to Paraquat as a farmer or licensed pesticide applicator, contact Timothy L. Miles, Esquire, at (855) TIM-MLAW (855-846-6529), or by email to tmiles@timmileslaw.com or click here to participate. If you inquire by email please include your mailing address, telephone number, and email.

About Timothy L. Miles

Timothy L. Miles is a nationally recognized shareholder, employee rights and personal injury attorney raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Earlier this year, Mr. Miles was recognized as a 2021 Top Ranked Lawyer; 2021 Top Rated Litigator; and a 2021 Elite Lawyer of The South by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM, his third consecutive year to receive each award. Mr. Miles also maintains the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, their highest rating for both legal ability and ethics. Mr. Miles is a member of the prestigious Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association, a superb rated attorney by Avvo, a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America (2019) and recognized as a Distinguished Lawyer, Recognizing Excellence in Securities Law, by Lawyers of Distinction (2019). Awards: Top Rated Litigator by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM (2019-2021); Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM (2019-2021); Elite Lawyer of The South by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM (2019-2021); Member of the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association (2017-2021); AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubble® (2014-2021); PRR AV Preeminent Rating on Lawyers.com (2018-2021); The Top-Rated Lawyer in Litigation™ for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability (Martindale-Hubble® 2015); Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America (2019); Distinguished Lawyer, Recognizing Excellence in Securities Law, by Lawyers of Distinction (2019-2021); Superb Rated Attorney (Avvo); Avvo Top Rated Lawyer for (Avvo 2017-2020). Mr. Miles has authored numerous publications advocating for shareholdings including most recently: Free Portfolio Monitoring Services Offered by Plaintiff Securities Firms Provides Significant Benefits to Investors (Timothy L. Miles, Dec. 3, 2019).

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Conformal Coatings Market- Electrification of the Automotive Industry to Open Pathways to Lucrative Opportunities

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According to Fact.MR, conformal coatings for printed circuit board sales expanded at a CAGR of around 2% from 2016 to 2020.

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Bolstering Electronics Production to Uphold Demand for Conformal Coatings

Exponential growth in electronics production is a vital factor driving the growth of conformal coatings market for PCBs. Technological breakthroughs in addition to the burgeoning demand for consumer electronics are some of the vital factors bolstering the growth of conformal coatings market for PCBs. Introduction of the novel and innovative electronic products in automotive, industrial, and consumer categories is another key reason behind the burgeoning demand for electronic components.

Owing to the growing demand for electronics, numerous companies are venturing into the market creating intense competition. Intensifying competition among different companies in the electronics market is promoting manufacturers seek for processes which are affordable and maintains performance efficiency in products. Printed circuit boards form an integral part of electronic products and their performance is vital to the durability and functioning of different products.

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Conformal coatings protect PCBs from dust, moisture, humidity, and extreme temperatures, thus ensuring the durability of electronic products. With competition on the rise, electronics manufacturers are increasingly seeking conformal coatings to enhance the quality of their products and consolidate their footing in the market.

Conformal coating manufacturers are increasingly marketing their products as ways to enhance the performance of PCBs. For instance, Dymax, a leading company operating in the conformal coatings market for PCBs launched a line of UV-cured conformable coatings claiming the product can enhance the performance of PCBs while aiding in the reduction of costs and maximization of profits.

Electrification of the Automotive Industry to Open Pathways to Lucrative Opportunities

Growing consumer concerns about the environment and stringent government regulations are some of the vital factors driving the demand for electrification of the automotive industry. With evolving technology providing the platform for the process, the automotive industry is gradually transitioning towards the manufacturing of electric bikes and cars.

Consequently, the transition is likely to bolster demand for PCBs in the automotive industry which, in turn, is expected to contribute significantly to the growth of conformal coatings market for PCBs.

Additionally, digitalization is gradually changing the face of automotive entertainment, control, and passenger comfort causing the integration of an increasing number of electronic components in automobiles to meet the growing consumer expectations. The factors are fuelling the demand for PCBs with higher-performance efficiency and durability in the automotive industry and are hence driving the proliferation of conformal coatings market for PCBs.

Demand for High-performance PCBs in Aerospace and Defense Industries

Printed circuit boards used in aerospace, military, and other defense operations are subjected to extreme temperatures, harsh conditions, higher currents and voltages while offering superior operations. Thus, the demand for conformal coatings for PCBs is estimated to burgeon in aerospace and defense applications with numerous countries focusing on developing sophisticated defense systems.

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Cracking and Delamination of Conformal Coatings from PCB Surface Could Dent Market Growth

PCBs often experience delamination which is the separation of the coatings from the surface of the circuit boards. The process occurs when poor adhesion and compatibility between coatings and printed circuit boards results in the contamination of the board which can significantly hamper its durability.

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Green Globe Recertifies Marriott The Westin & Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain

Marriott The Westin & Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain

Both The Westin & Le Méridien have invested in high-technology solutions to improve operational efficiency, in particular the reduction of energy consumption.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Green Globe has recertified two Marriott properties in Manama, Bahrain – Marriott The Westin City Centre Bahrain and Marriott Le Méridien City Centre Bahrain.

Located in City Centre Bahrain, the country’s most popular retail and leisure destination, The Westin offers beautifully appointed guest rooms and six distinct dining venues. While at Le Méridien, guests are invited to unlock a series of rewarding discoveries amid timeless decor that pays homage to the hotel's Parisian heritage and culture.

Both The Westin & Le Méridien have invested in high-technology solutions to improve operational efficiency, in particular the reduction of energy consumption.

Wind Turbines
Wind turbines have been installed at the two hotels in the past year. At The Westin, 10 wind turbines generating 3 KW each were installed. Electricity generated from these 10 turbines is enough to power all 24-hour lighting systems in front of house areas. Ongoing installation and testing were also undertaken at Le Méridien with another 10 wind turbines that generate the same amount of electricity used to light corridors and public areas.

New Hot Water Heat Pump System
Hot water was previously provided by a boiler that heats water to produce saturated steam. Modifications have been made and new heat pump technology installed which greatly reduces carbon emissions compared to the old diesel boilers. Since changing to the new heat pumps, a total cost savings of 91.27% has already been made in a period of one month alone. Hot water produced using conventional boilers and steam was $5840.74 USD in comparison to $509.94 USD using the new heat pumps.

Energy Reduction Strategy For HVAC
Updates to other existing equipment has also taken place to reduce electricity consumption used for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC). The hotels made modifications to electrical systems to suit the installation of nine separate variable frequency drive (VFD) starter panels. New VFD starter panels were installed for Fresh Air Handling Units (AHU /FAHU) and Kitchen Extract Fan (KEF) motors. In addition, there was the replacement of an existing motorized OPEN/CLOSE fresh air damper actuator with a modulating damper actuator along with additional sensors and damper controller. With these improvements both hotels have much better heat exchange in chilled water coils improving heat exchange, a lower number of air changes and reduced chilled water requirements.

These new innovations have resulted in significant monetary savings for each hotel and ensure a comfortable stay for future guests and families.

About Green Globe Certification
Green Globe is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). For information, please visit www.greenglobe.com

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Green Globe Awards First Certification to Hotel del Parque in Ecuador

Hotel del Parque

Green Globe recently awarded Hotel del Parque its inaugural certification.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Hotel del Parque is situated within a 19-acre tropical, historic park that is part of Guayaquil’s peninsula. The restored 44-room colonial mansion surrounded by rare orchids, endemic trees and protected endangered animals, consistently earns accolades in its quest to be listed among the best eco-friendly hotels in the world. It was built in 1891 by a Guayaquil charity as the first metropolitan hospice constructed to provide shelter for homeless and elderly citizens. The hospice nearly fell to ruins before being rescued from demolition by the Ecuadorian Government. It was then moved board by board to its existing location within Parque Historico and meticulously restored to its heritage state. Today, the boutique hotel remains under local ownership operating as part of the Oro Verde hotels enterprise and as part of Relais & Chateaux.

Green Globe recently awarded Hotel del Parque its inaugural certification. The hotel achieved a very high compliance score of 90%.

"Green Globe Certification confirms that Hotel del Parque is committed to making our property a truly sustainable destination. The Hotel del Parque team will continue working for economic, social, and environmental sustainability," said Francisco Baca General Manager at the hotel.

Mr. Baca champions the sustainability program at the hotel. Here, he details the hotel’s sustainability vision now and into the future.

Children International Foundation Initiatives
Hotel del Parque is committed to the environment with the mission and objective of making the most of natural resources by using them in a sustainable way. We are also committed to supporting the professional and personal development of our team and contributing to the support of environmental education within the community and through the promotion of cultural activities. For example, the Children International Foundation awarded a Certificate of Recognition to Hotel del Parque for collaborating with them in developing initiatives that discover and nurture the potential of young Ecuadorians. By working together, the hotel and Foundation invest time and effort in young lives that will generate lasting changes within themselves and in the long term, their communities.

Environmental Activities
Hotel del Parque provides sustainability training for all staff members, educates guests about living sustainably and aims to communicate the message of responsible actions to members of the public to highlight environmental issues.

Important environmental activities are undertaken by the hotel throughout the year. Every year on Community Day, Hotel del Parque's team members plant trees and voluntarily work in the Parque Histórico Guayaquil botanical gardens. In addition, we celebrate #FoodForChange every year in partnership with @SlowFood International. The aim of this initiative is to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract the rise of fast living, and combat people's dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, and how our food choices affect the world around us.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
We try to maximize the use of recyclable and reusable materials. In line with the Hotel's waste saving strategy, retired towels and linen are donated to a local orphanage and other foundations or establishments for reuse. Furthermore, employees are encouraged to ensure that all waste is disposed of through proper waste management systems. A recycling program is well established in the hotel, and every person is fully aware of the importance of supporting it.

About Green Globe Certification
Green Globe is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). For information, please visit www.greenglobe.com

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Sustain Our Abilities Proclaims October 22 DAY FOR TOMORROW: Climate Action Day

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People living with disabilities and Rehabilitation Providers work together to promote community and individual actions against the climate crisis

Everyone can take action to help limit climate change. By making greener decisions such as not using plastic or eating more plant-based food, we can be part of the solution and influence change.”

— Deborah J. Davis, PUSHLiving

BIRMINGHAM, AL, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The climate crisis has caused massive flooding, wildfires, unprecedented heat waves and powerful storms like Hurricane Ida around the world and has impacted the lives of people on all continents. While we hear about the crises and their immediate impacts, how weather crises change people's lives overnight from ones that are full of activities, events and comforts to ones that are characterized by a struggle for survival. Living for weeks without power, water and without a proper roof overhead in not uncommon. Moreover, we do not focus on how these disasters disproportionately affect people with disabilities who may already struggle on a daily basis. People with disabilities have difficulty entering shelters. People with paralysis may require power for wheelchairs and those with chronic difficulty breathing may require electricity for ventilators. Many people with disabilities need physical assistance on a daily basis and home assistance may not be possible during disasters. Furthermore, weather disasters will become more frequent and extreme over the upcoming years and undoubtedly will also impact our mental health, causing climate anxiety and depression. While the world is working to take action towards limiting carbon emissions at government and international levels, Sustain Our Abilities, a US 501C3 company is working to make sure people realize the need for community and individual actions to transition towards a carbon neutral world and to help people engage in actions.

As one solution, Oct 22, 2021, is proclaimed “Day for Tomorrow.”

Day for Tomorrow is proposed as a time for people to come together in community to conquer the climate crisis. Previously we could predict what would happen with the weather; however now we are plagued by unpredictable severe events. And, when there are disasters, emergency responders cannot get to everyone. By knowing your neighbors you can help each other to achieve safety in an emergency. Just as importantly, to solve the climate crisis people need to work together in community, become knowledgeable and take action to decrease our personal CO2 emissions and live healthier lifestyles.

While none of us have individually created the infrastructure we live in, our lifestyles have a profound effect on our planet. Our choices matter. Much of global greenhouse gas emissions are linked to private households and the energy, food, and transport sectors each contribute a large part to fossil fuel use and carbon dioxide emissions. The good news is, however, that from the amount of electricity, we use, to the choices of food we eat, and the way we travel, we CAN make a difference. Moreover, many choices we can make that are good for the planet are also good for our health.

To preserve a livable climate, greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced to net-zero by 2050. International wide-ranging action needs to be taken by governments and businesses and we must all work to promote this. Still, the transition to a low-carbon world also requires people's actions that we can make on a daily basis — especially in advanced economies.

"Everyone can take action to help limit climate change and take care of our planet. By making greener, healthier decisions such as not using plastic, learning to wear layered clothing rather than artifically changing the temperature in our environments and eating more plant based food, we can be part of the solution and influence change." Deborah Davis

Sustain Our Abilities is providing a number of suggested pledges people can personally make to help conquer the climate crisis. People can take action by choosing one or more pledges on Day for Tomorrow webpage.
Then select the number of days you would like to commit to a day, a week, a month, or indefinitely!
Then SHARE your pledge to encourage others to become aware and join your effort! The first FIFTY pledge shares will get a Day for Tomorrow t-shirt!

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ABOUT:
One billion people around the world live with disabilities & are exceptionally vulnerable to the climate crisis. The mission of Sustain Our Abilities is to bring together people with disabilities & professionals to promote environmental justice, health & quality of life for people with disabilities. Sustain our Abilities is a US 501C3 that acts globally through an international network of professionals and people with the lived experience of disabilities to develop short and long-term solutions both to the climate crisis and to allow people with and without disabilities to sustain their abilities and quality of life. Join us through The Day for Tomorrow by making a pledge and help us come together to save all our tomorrows.

Marcalee Alexander, MD
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Be Good. Earth Saves the Planet Through the Gift of Glide

Smooth Operators know disposable razors aren't doing the planet any favors. Be Good. Earth is disrupting the shaving industry with its eco-razors.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES , September 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Over 2 billion disposable razors end up in a landfill every year, with the average person contributing about 2,000 of them in their lifetime. A standard disposable plastic razor is good for three to 10 shaves before it gets blunt and clogged — then off to the landfill, it goes. Additionally, constantly purchasing new razors means more waste is created from plastic and cardboard packaging.

One small business is trying to changing that.

Be Good. Earth has reinvented the shaving industry through its eco-friendly razors, designed to last for years and years with proper care. With a silky-smooth line of limited edition Metallics, Rose Gold, Chrome, and lovable pastel-colored safety razors, zero waste means making a safety switch that holds enormous benefits for our environment.

Designed to hug curves, Be Good. Earth delivers environmentally kind shaving to a market eager for reinvention. The enterprise has been praised for its ability to produce a world of well-groomed wonders.

Notably, silky smooth shaves with minor irritation or ingrown hairs.

"These safety razors are made out of brass alloy ( brass and zinc). It's a durable material that is also corrosion-resistant. The goal of these razors is to help people make more sustainable switches that are conscious of the earth and the amount of waste we discard every day. The beauty industry is one of the largest in contributing to landfill waste – it's important people educate themselves and make sustainable switches when possible."

While safety razors are not a new invention, through the years, this creative concept was replaced by cheap and disposable plastics.

Common in households in the 1950s, safety razors were once a mainstay. Through industrialization and the need for more affordable and disposable products, plastic razors dominated the shaving industry. This caused much harm to the environment, with discarded razors ending up in our oceans and landfills that do not break down or compost properly.

Be Good. Earth reinvents outdated shaving routines by pulling pages from the past while ushering in a golden age of eco-grooming.

Razors are designed to last for years with proper care and blades are recyclable through sharp object recycling centers. While each city and municipality differs, there are always eco options for proper disposal and recycling of blades.

In addition to Be Good. Earth's innovative safety razors, this bold brand also offers zero waste shaving bars and additional beauty products that keep the environment top of mind.

Make every encounter exceptional through Be Good. Earth's sustainable and sensorial experiences. For more information, visit http://www.begoodearth.com.
@be.good.earth

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California Modulars Helps Resolve California’s Housing Crisis with Governor Gavin Newsom’s New Legislation

Governor Newsom’s Senate Bill 9 will accelerate the building of affordable housing units such as those offered by California Modulars.

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The announcement of California Governor Gavin Newsom’s new legislation aimed at combating the state’s housing crisis by expanding housing production has created a great deal of controversy. Senate Bill 9, also known as the California Housing Opportunity and More Efficiency (HOME) Act, will make it easier to build additional housing in areas zoned only for single family homes. Property owners will be allowed to split a single-family lot into two lots and place up to two units on each, creating the potential for up to four housing units on certain properties that are currently limited to single-family houses.

It is anticipated that the plan will expand housing options for people of all incomes and create more opportunities for homeowners to add units on their existing properties, while preventing the displacement of existing renters and protect historic districts, fire-prone areas and environmental quality.

Leading Northern California ADU manufacturer California Modulars is already receiving calls from homeowners who are interested in the idea of building modular homes on their properties. Renowned for their beautifully modern ADU structures, the company is a pioneer and has a stellar reputation throughout the state.

“When it comes to building an ADU on your lot, we have the smartest solutions available,” says California Modulars CEO Roy Krautstrunk. “Our homes are exceptionally well built, and have been proven to stand the test of time. Not only that, our ADUs are customizable, constructed off-site, and very affordable!”

Krautstrunk adds that Senate Bill 9 can mean big money for property owners:

“You can easily increase your revenue by taking advantage of these new laws. Here, finally is a possible ‘haymaker’ for small property owners to benefit from! Contact us today and we’ll discuss your particular situation.”

For more information, or to get an instant price estimate, visit the company’s website at www.californiamodulars.com.

About the Company
Based in Bay Area & San Diego, California, California Modulars is renowned for its quality, affordable and customizable prefab ADU homes. Priding itself on a long legacy of experience and expertise in the housing industry, the company offers personalized service and plentiful options with innovative features to suit any lifestyle.

Roy Krautstrunk
California Modulars, Inc
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RegScan ESG Monitor Added to Sustainability Suite

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RegScan, Inc., a trusted provider of global compliance solutions for EHS&S professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of the new RegScan ESG Monitor.

WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, September 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — RegScan, Inc., a trusted provider of global compliance solutions for Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability professionals, is pleased to announce the launch of RegScan ESG Monitor. Using the same technology as RegScan’s popular RegTracker service, clients will have access to the latest updates on ESG frameworks and sustainability-related regulatory changes from across the globe.

RegScan clients who already subscribe to self-assessment checklists for GRI Standards, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the UN Global Compact, ISO frameworks related to sustainability, and SASB standards now have another tool to keep them on top of changes to standards in addition to legislative and regulatory updates.

“With so much crossover when it comes to EHS and ESG information, RegScan is uniquely positioned to offer an alert service to keep our clients on top of changes,” said Ned Ertel, President and CEO of RegScan, Inc. “Using our very popular RegTracker service, users will have the latest at their fingertips, whether it’s a regulatory update or a change to one of the standards we cover.”

RegScan Sustainability and ESG Monitor are designed to support EHS&S professionals with sustainability reporting and regulatory challenges – whether the challenge is stakeholder reporting expectations, supporting ESG materiality assessments, or identifying impacts to the environment and local communities where their business operates. Through the RegScan FLEX platform or Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) partners, clients can expect regulatory updates and checklists to stay ahead of the latest changes to sustainability-related regulations and RegScan-covered frameworks. For more information or to schedule a demo, visit: https://www.regscan.com/products/regscan-esg-monitor/

About RegScan

Based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, RegScan has provided compliance solutions for Health, Safety, and Environmental practitioners at Fortune 1000 companies for over 30 years.

RegScan delivers on-demand global EHS compliance and sustainability solutions. RegScan clients have confidence that they have most accurate and up-to-date information available to strengthen compliance and sustainability programs regardless of where in the world they operate. RegScan serves companies and professionals across industries, including Manufacturing, Transportation and Distribution, Logistics, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, and Governments.

Ryan Donahue
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