Friday - September 30, 2022

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. foundations.

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Statement From Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director Of The George W. Bush Institute, On Iran's Lethal Crackdown On Women's Rights Protesters And The Death Of Mahsa Amini
DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 30 (TNStalk) -- The George W. Bush Institute issued the following statement on Sept. 29, 2022:

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Holly Kuzmich, Executive Director of the George W. Bush Institute, issued the following statement on Iran's lethal crackdown on women's rights protesters and the death of Mahsa Amini.

"The George W. Bush Institute condemns the killings of several dozen protesters demonstrating against the heinous death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who fell into a coma after being detained by Iran's 'morality police.' We mourn for Amini, the protesters, and their families.

"The rights to ... Show Full Article

Nemours Children's Health Champions New Bill Created To Address Social Determinants Of Health Affecting Nation's Children
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (TNSgov) -- Nemours Children's Health System issued the following news release on Sept. 29, 2022:

Nemours Children's Health commends the introduction of the comprehensive bipartisan KIDS Health Act, which was introduced today in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by Senators Tom Carper, D-DE, and Dan Sullivan, R-AK; and Representatives Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-DE, and Dr. Michael Burgess, R-TX, would help states and communities rethink the way they care for children and address the non-medical factors that impact physical and mental health.

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Heritage Tech Policy Experts Applaud House Antitrust Package
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (TNStalk) -- The Heritage Foundation issued the following statement on Sept. 29, 2022:

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This week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a package of three antitrust bills that would begin the important work of reining in Big Tech: the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act, Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act, and Foreign Merger Subsidy Disclosure Act. Experts from Heritage's Tech Policy Center--Kara Frederick, director of the center; Will Thibeau, policy analyst; and Jake Denton, research associate--released the following statement ahead of the scheduled ... Show Full Article

Foundation's 2022 Industry Future Council Report Reveals Key Issues And Best Practices For The Changing Workplace
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (TNSres) -- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation issued the following news release:

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (Foundation) releases the 2022 Industry Future Council (IFC) report, "Adapting to Changing Workers and Workplaces," which examines issues and best practices around hybrid work, recruiting, hiring, training, and leadership due to pandemic and related labor market disruptions. The report follows up on last year's comprehensive study, which identified three primary areas of focus for the equipment leasing and finance industry: technology, workforce, ... Show Full Article

CF Foundation Continues Working Toward Equity And Timeliness In Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening (Oct. 16-20)
BETHESDA, Maryland, Sept. 30 (TNSconf) -- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation issued the following news release:

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -- along with external subject matter experts, clinical partners, and parents of children with CF -- has established a newborn screening initiative to assess and improve equity, sensitivity, and timeliness in CF newborn screening to achieve nationwide better (or best) practices and improve health outcomes for all. Foundation leadership will present an abstract of its work on behalf of the committee at the upcoming Association of Public Health Labs Newborn Screening ... Show Full Article

As You Sow Foundation: 47 Largest Carbon-Emitting Companies Fail To Incentivize CEO Pay Based On Climate Performance
BERKELEY, California, Sept. 30 (TNSres) -- As You Sow Foundation issued the following news release on Sept. 29, 2022:

Shareholder representative As You Sow today released "Pay for Climate Performance: Linking CEO Compensation to Emissions Reduction" report finding that, while many companies say they link CEO pay to climate reduction goals, such incentives generally lack meaningful metrics or sufficient compensation to incentivize climate progress.

The report grades 47 of the largest carbon-emitting companies in the U.S. on their use of CEO climate-related pay incentives, and the quality of such ... Show Full Article

$240,000 In Grants Awarded To Black-Led Organizations
SYRACUSE, New York, Sept. 30 -- The Central New York Community Foundation posted the following news release:

Seventeen grants from our Black Equity & Excellence Fund totaling $240,000 were distributed to support Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism.

The Community Foundation recently awarded a fourth round of grants from its Black Equity & Excellence Fund. Grants from the fund support Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism. Seventeen grants were distributed, totaling $240,000:

10 Less received $10,000 to host conferences ... Show Full Article