– With its Palm Positive Plan, Mars radically simplifies its supply chain to deliver deforestation-free palm oil

– Deforestation-free milestone is based on rigorous mapping, management and monitoring

– Progress made possible by a radical simplification of Mars’ supply chain; Mars takes mill count from 1,500 to fewer than 100 by 2021, and is on the path to further halve that in 2022

– Chief Executive Officer Grant Reid says “transformational change” is critical to address “broken” supply chains and to tackle global environmental and social challenges

– Bold approach illustrates step change needed to address massive global challenges and builds on Mars’ $1 billion Sustainable in a Generation Plan

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mars, Incorporated today announced its Palm Positive Plan has delivered a deforestation-free palm oil supply chain, a significant milestone in its efforts to tackle deforestation and advance respect for human rights. It

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ROME (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a warning to Italy over its economic relations with China on Wednesday, and described Chinese mobile telecoms technology as a threat to Italy’s national security and the privacy of its citizens.

“The foreign minister and I had a long conversation about the United States’ concerns at the Chinese Communist Party trying to leverage its economic presence in Italy to serve its own strategic purposes,” Pompeo told a joint news conference with Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio.

“The United States also urges the Italian government to consider carefully the risks to its national security and the privacy of its citizens presented by technology companies with ties to the Chinese Community Party.”

Di Maio said the Italians were aware of U.S. concerns over Chinese 5G technology, and “fully realise the responsibility faced by every country when dealing with security”.

U.S. attention has

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To the Editor:

Recently in Seacoastonline, a former N.H. representative attacked Rep. Debra Altschiller (one of our very best state reps.) over Red Flag legislation and Paid Family & Medical Leave. These attacks, coming from a former rep. who failed to attend 1/4th of their votes, are a misleading smear against the efficacy of our most dedicated local public servant.

Rep. Altschiller has been extremely productive for N.H. During the 2020 session, she was the prime sponsor or co-sponsor of 7 pieces of legislation that made it to the governor’s desk.

Five were signed into law:

HB 508: Included in HB 705, Extending the statute of limitations for civil actions based on a sexual assault

HB 711: Included in HB 1558, Relative to child sexual abuse prevention education and training

HB 1601: Included in HB 705, Removing the exception for married minors from the definition of sexual assault

HB 1599:

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company making work, work better for people, today unveiled the Now Platform® Paris release, to help organizations remain agile and be resilient so they can grow and enhance their productivity during the COVID economy. With ServiceNow workflows, people can work smarter and organizations can realize faster time to value from their technology investments.

The COVID economy has exposed weak links in old value chains, driving a workflow revolution. Organizations that struggle to digitally transform and create great experiences for customers, employees, and partners in this new work environment are being left behind. According to IDC, 45 percent of organizations worldwide are now in economic decline or recession, with 64 percent of organizations worldwide planning to be early adopters of emerging tech.Those organizations that are digital laggards are more inclined to seek out emerging tech as a

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Fifty days before Election Day, Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst’s reelection campaign has launched a new website, The Truth About Theresa, for voters to learn about Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield’s “shady record as a business executive, candidate and extreme liberal.”

The Ernst campaign asserts Greenfield as handpicked by the liberal left “to be a rubber stamp for their radical agenda” that includes extreme environmental regulations, curtailing Second Amendment rights and legalizing taxpayer-funded abortions.

The website includes information on Greenfield’s business leadership record, which no longer is a part of her campaign website. While running Rottlund Homes in Des Moines, the website says, Greenfield tried to use eminent domain to seize land. The company was sued by Polk County homeowners and later evicted from its office in West Des Moines. At Colby Interests, the website says, she signed paperwork displacing local business owners for a foreign-owned grocery chain

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CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SugarCRM Inc., the innovator of time-aware customer experience (CX), today announced the acquisition of Node Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that leverages CRM data and vast external sources to deliver an unparalleled level of predictability across a whole array of different business use cases. The acquisition fuels Sugar’s time-aware CX platform by automatically forecasting expected outcomes and highlighting previously unforeseen challenges and opportunities.

Making sense of data is a perennial issue for companies. Deep learning models are limited by the quality and quantity of input data, which historically has been inaccurate or incomplete in real-life CRM implementations. Node’s deep learning models identify signals with up to 81% greater accuracy than heuristic-based approaches to deliver the tangible benefits of heightened performance and true predictability.

“Sugar has been a fantastic platform at its heart,” said Paul Greenberg, president of the 56 Group and author of CRM

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