Eastman School of Music da University of Rochester Entra para QS World University Rankings

The University of Rochester is a top-tier research institution which has the third highest percentage of international students among all U.S. universities (U.S. News). Guided by its commitment to equity, diversity, and sustainability, the institution embodies its motto: Meliora “ever better”. With seven schools, over 200 academic majors, nearly 12,000 students, six hospitals comprising a leading academic medical center, and the nation’s premier optics institute, it is a hub of excellence.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A Eastman School of Music da University of Rochester entrou para o prestigiado QS World University Rankings de 2024. Classificada em terceiro lugar na América do Norte e em 11º globalmente, Eastman divide o palco com as principais instituições musicais do Reino Unido, França, Rússia, China, Finlândia, Dinamarca e Hungria.

Por mais de um século, a Eastman School of Music tem sido um exemplo de excelência em educação musical e performance. Fundada com base nos seus pilares fundamentais de arte, erudição, liderança e comunidade, a Eastman cultivou um ambiente diversificado onde a música prospera não apenas dentro de nossas salas, mas também reverbera além, enriquecendo vidas e promovendo o engajamento. A escola é conhecida por sua abordagem holística à educação musical, integrando treinamento musical rigoroso com estudos de humanidades, educação de liderança e experiências interdisciplinares. Esse compromisso com a educação abrangente produz diplomados que não são apenas músicos qualificados, mas também indivíduos bem preparados para usar seus talentos para influenciar e inspirar comunidades em todo o mundo.

Dr. Jane Gatewood, the University of Rochester’s Vice Provost for Global Engagement, is aninnovative leader with a 17-year career in global engagement within higher education andexpertise in global research partnerships, academic mobility, and economic development.Dr. Gatewood oversees large cross-functional teams with a global footprint. Her data-drivenand risk management-focused contributions have helped position the university as one of theworld’s top institutions with the largest number of international students. As a Fulbright-Nehru scholar in India, an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the University of London, an instructor at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies, and an editor of the Oxford English Dictionary as well as NAFSA’s Guide to International Partnerships (2020), she has significantly contributed to the global discourse on international education.

O reitor Jamal J. Rossi comentou sobre o ethos da escola e sua recente premiação: “A Eastman School of Music é uma comunidade vibrante onde alguns dos melhores músicos do mundo se reúnem para melhorar uns aos outros. Nossa dedicação de um século aos valores fundamentais da arte, erudição, liderança e comunidade serviu como base com a qual nossos ex-alunos desenvolveram carreiras impactantes em todos os aspectos da música e enriqueceram o mundo com a sua música. Esse reconhecimento pelo QS World Rankings reafirma nosso compromisso e missão de moldar o futuro da música por meio da excelência artística e acadêmica e da liderança inovadora.”

Jane Gatewood, Vice-Reitora de Engajamento Global da University of Rochester, também comentou sobre a importância dessa conquista: “O reconhecimento do QS World Rankings da Eastman School of Music ressalta nosso impacto global e prestígio acadêmico. Este reconhecimento é um testemunho da dedicação do nosso corpo docente e do talento dos nossos alunos, refletindo o nosso papel de liderança na preparação da próxima geração de músicos de categoria global.”

Este ano marca a inclusão inaugural da categoria de música no QS World University Rankings. O ranking QS para escolas de música é derivado de avaliações abrangentes da reputação acadêmica e da reputação do empregador, que contribuem com 80% e 20% para a pontuação total, respectivamente. Critérios como qualidade da pesquisa, parcerias estratégicas, inovação e empregabilidade desempenham papéis fundamentais nesta avaliação.

Jamal J. Rossi is the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.

Para mais informação sobre o ranking de música QS World University, visite: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-subject-rankings/music

Para mais informação sobre a Eastman School of Music da University of Rochester, visite: https://www.esm.rochester.edu/admissions/

Para mais informação sobre matrículas internacionais e colaborações globais, visite: https://www.rochester.edu/global

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Pangea Unveils Annual Sustainability Report

Achieving Excellence in Environmental Stewardship and Ethical Practices

Rochester Hills, MI, June 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pangea, a pioneering force in the automotive leather industry, proudly unveils its annual Sustainability Report, showcasing remarkable achievements in environmental stewardship, ethical business practices, and social responsibility. The report highlights Pangea’s unwavering commitment to driving positive change and creating a sustainable future for generations to come.

This reporting year was an important year for Pangea who not only reduced their carbon footprint, and that of each product, they also introduced a new series of Advanced Leather Products—Ecoda, Terova, Vendura, and Nevila—each boasting distinct characteristics and improvements over standard materials, reinforcing Pangea’s commitment to innovation and quality.

Key Accomplishments Featured in the Report:

  • Gold Standard Accolades: Pangea attained the prestigious Leather Working Group Gold Standard across all leather producing sites globally, underscoring its dedication to responsible leather manufacturing practices.
  • Acclaimed Certifications: Renowned certifications from Supplier Assurance (NQC), Drive Sustainability, EcoVadis, and the Sustainable Leather Foundation (SLF) further validate Pangea’s commitment to sustainability and ethical sourcing.
  • Emissions Reduction: A remarkable 16% reduction in Scope 1+2 emissions compared to the prior year demonstrates Pangea’s dedication to lowering its carbon footprint. This reduction has led to a corporate average decrease from 1.14 kgCO2e/m2 to 0.96 kgCO2e/m2 of finished leather.
  • Energy & Water Conservation: Energy consumption decreased by approximately 5% across the board, while water usage was reduced by over 10%, showcasing Pangea’s proactive efforts in resource conservation.
  • Chemical Management: Nearly 20% of chemicals used comprised natural components or content from renewable sources, emphasizing Pangea’s dedication to safer and more sustainable chemical management practices.
  • Waste Recycling: Pangea recycled nearly 20% more waste than the previous year, demonstrating its commitment to waste reduction and circular economy principles.

Commenting on the release of the report, Pangea’s Sales, Marketing & Design EVP, Tim Brennan, expressed pride in the company’s achievements, stating, “At Pangea, sustainability is not just a goal; it’s a fundamental principle that guides our every action. Our annual Sustainability Report reflects our relentless pursuit of excellence in environmental stewardship, ethical practices, and social responsibility. We remain steadfast in our commitment to becoming the most trusted, sustainable supplier to our customers.”

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University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music Recognized in the QS World University Rankings

University of Rochester
The University of Rochester is a top-tier research institution which has the third highest percentage of international students among all U.S. universities (U.S. News). Guided by its commitment to equity, diversity, and sustainability, the institution embodies its motto: Meliora “ever better”. With seven schools, over 200 academic majors, nearly 12,000 students, six hospitals comprising a leading academic medical center, and the nation’s premier optics institute, it is a hub of excellence.
Dr. Jane Gatewood
Dr. Jane Gatewood, the University of Rochester’s Vice Provost for Global Engagement, is aninnovative leader with a 17-year career in global engagement within higher education andexpertise in global research partnerships, academic mobility, and economic development.Dr. Gatewood oversees large cross-functional teams with a global footprint. Her data-drivenand risk management-focused contributions have helped position the university as one of theworld’s top institutions with the largest number of international students. As a Fulbright-Nehru scholar in India, an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the University of London, an instructor at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies, and an editor of the Oxford English Dictionary as well as NAFSA’s Guide to International Partnerships (2020), she has significantly contributed to the global discourse on international education.
Jama J. Rossi
Jamal J. Rossi is the Joan and Martin Messinger Dean of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.
Eastman School of Music at the University Rochester
Eastman School of Music Wind Ensemble, Kodak Hall in Rochester, New York. The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music has been honored in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2024. Ranked No. 3 in North America and No. 11 globally, Eastman shares the stage with leading music institutions in the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, Finland, Denmark, and Hungary.

For over a century, the Eastman School of Music has been a beacon of excellence in music education and performance. Building from its foundational pillars of artistry, scholarship, leadership, and community, Eastman has cultivated a diverse environment where music thrives not only within our halls but also reverberates beyond, enriching lives and fostering engagement. The school is renowned for its holistic approach to music education, integrating rigorous musical training with humanities studies, leadership education, and interdisciplinary experiences. This commitment to comprehensive education produces graduates who are not only skilled musicians, but also well-rounded individuals prepared to use their talents to influence and inspire communities around the globe.

Dean Jamal J. Rossi commented on the school’s ethos and its recent accolade: “The Eastman School of Music is a vibrant community where some of the best musicians in the world come together to make each other better. Our century-long dedication to the core values of artistry, scholarship, leadership, and community has served as the foundation upon which our alumni have built impactful careers in all aspects of music, and they have enriched the world through their music. This recognition by the QS World Rankings reaffirms our commitment and mission to shape the future of music through artistic and scholarly excellence and innovative leadership.”

Jane Gatewood, Vice Provost for Global Engagement at the University of Rochester, also remarked on the significance of this achievement: “The QS World Rankings’ acknowledgment of the Eastman School of Music underscores our global impact and academic prestige. This recognition is a testament to our faculty’s dedication and our students’ talent, reflecting our leading role in preparing the next generation of world-class musicians.”

This year marks the inaugural inclusion of the music category in the QS World University Rankings. The QS ranking for music schools is derived from comprehensive evaluations of academic reputation and employer reputation, which contribute 80% and 20% to the total score, respectively. Criteria such as research quality, strategic partnerships, innovation, and employability play pivotal roles in this assessment.

For more information on the QS World University rankings for music, please visit: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-subject-rankings/music

For information about the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music, please visit: https://www.esm.rochester.edu/admissions/

To learn more about the international admissions and global collaborations, please visit: https://www.rochester.edu/global

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L’École de musique Eastman de l’Université de Rochester reconnue dans le classement mondial des universités QS

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 03 juin 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — L’École de musique Eastman de l’Université de Rochester a été distinguée dans le prestigieux Classement mondial des universités QS pour 2024. Classée troisième en Amérique du Nord et onzième à l’échelle mondiale, l’École de musique Eastman partage la scène avec des institutions musicales de premier plan au Royaume-Uni, en France, en Russie, en Chine, en Finlande, au Danemark et en Hongrie.

Depuis plus d’un siècle, l’École de musique Eastman est un modèle d’excellence en matière d’éducation et d’interprétation musicales. S’appuyant sur ses piliers fondamentaux que sont l’art, l’érudition, le leadership et la communauté, l’École de musique Eastman a su cultiver un environnement diversifié qui permet à la musique de rayonner non seulement à l’intérieur de nos murs, mais également au-delà, enrichissant l’existence des autres et favorisant l’engagement. L’école est célèbre pour son approche holistique de l’éducation musicale, qui associe une formation musicale rigoureuse à des études en sciences humaines, une formation au leadership et des expériences interdisciplinaires. Cet engagement en faveur d’une éducation complète permet de former des diplômés qui s’avèrent être non seulement des musiciens compétents, mais aussi des personnes bien équilibrées, prêtes à utiliser leurs talents pour influencer et inspirer les communautés du monde entier.

Le doyen Jamal J. Rossi a déclaré à propos de la philosophie de l’école et de sa récente distinction : « L’École de musique Eastman est une communauté dynamique où certains des meilleurs musiciens du monde se réunissent pour se perfectionner au contact des autres. Notre attachement, depuis un siècle, aux valeurs fondamentales de l’art, de l’érudition, du leadership et de la communauté a servi de base à nos anciens élèves pour bâtir des carrières marquantes dans tous les domaines de la musique, enrichissant ainsi le monde grâce à leurs productions. Cette reconnaissance dans le Classement mondial QS confirme notre engagement et notre mission qui sont de façonner l’avenir de la musique grâce à l’excellence artistique et académique et à un leadership innovant ».

Jane Gatewood, vice-rectrice chargée de l’engagement mondial à l’Université de Rochester, a également souligné l’importance de cette performance : « La reconnaissance de l’École de musique Eastman par le Classement mondial QS atteste de son influence au niveau mondial et de son prestige académique. Cette reconnaissance témoigne du dévouement de notre corps professoral et du talent de nos étudiants, et reflète notre rôle de premier plan dans la préparation de la prochaine génération de musiciens de calibre international. »

Cette année est la première année où la catégorie musique est incluse dans le Classement mondial des universités QS. Le Classement QS des écoles de musique est établi à partir d’évaluations complètes de la réputation académique et de la réputation de l’employeur, qui contribuent respectivement à hauteur de 80 % et de 20 % à la note totale. Des critères tels que la qualité de la recherche, les partenariats stratégiques, l’innovation et l’employabilité jouent un rôle primordial dans cette évaluation.

Pour obtenir plus d’informations sur le Classement mondial des universités pour la musique, veuillez consulter : https://www.topuniversities.com/university-subject-rankings/music.

Pour obtenir plus d’informations sur l’École de musique Eastman de l’Université de Rochester, veuillez consulter : https://www.esm.rochester.edu/admissions/

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L’École de musique Eastman de l’Université de Rochester reconnue dans le classement mondial des universités QS

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 03 juin 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — L’École de musique Eastman de l’Université de Rochester a été distinguée dans le prestigieux Classement mondial des universités QS pour 2024. Classée troisième en Amérique du Nord et onzième à l’échelle mondiale, l’École de musique Eastman partage la scène avec des institutions musicales de premier plan au Royaume-Uni, en France, en Russie, en Chine, en Finlande, au Danemark et en Hongrie.

Depuis plus d’un siècle, l’École de musique Eastman est un modèle d’excellence en matière d’éducation et d’interprétation musicales. S’appuyant sur ses piliers fondamentaux que sont l’art, l’érudition, le leadership et la communauté, l’École de musique Eastman a su cultiver un environnement diversifié qui permet à la musique de rayonner non seulement à l’intérieur de nos murs, mais également au-delà, enrichissant l’existence des autres et favorisant l’engagement. L’école est célèbre pour son approche holistique de l’éducation musicale, qui associe une formation musicale rigoureuse à des études en sciences humaines, une formation au leadership et des expériences interdisciplinaires. Cet engagement en faveur d’une éducation complète permet de former des diplômés qui s’avèrent être non seulement des musiciens compétents, mais aussi des personnes bien équilibrées, prêtes à utiliser leurs talents pour influencer et inspirer les communautés du monde entier.

Le doyen Jamal J. Rossi a déclaré à propos de la philosophie de l’école et de sa récente distinction : « L’École de musique Eastman est une communauté dynamique où certains des meilleurs musiciens du monde se réunissent pour se perfectionner au contact des autres. Notre attachement, depuis un siècle, aux valeurs fondamentales de l’art, de l’érudition, du leadership et de la communauté a servi de base à nos anciens élèves pour bâtir des carrières marquantes dans tous les domaines de la musique, enrichissant ainsi le monde grâce à leurs productions. Cette reconnaissance dans le Classement mondial QS confirme notre engagement et notre mission qui sont de façonner l’avenir de la musique grâce à l’excellence artistique et académique et à un leadership innovant ».

Jane Gatewood, vice-rectrice chargée de l’engagement mondial à l’Université de Rochester, a également souligné l’importance de cette performance : « La reconnaissance de l’École de musique Eastman par le Classement mondial QS atteste de son influence au niveau mondial et de son prestige académique. Cette reconnaissance témoigne du dévouement de notre corps professoral et du talent de nos étudiants, et reflète notre rôle de premier plan dans la préparation de la prochaine génération de musiciens de calibre international. »

Cette année est la première année où la catégorie musique est incluse dans le Classement mondial des universités QS. Le Classement QS des écoles de musique est établi à partir d’évaluations complètes de la réputation académique et de la réputation de l’employeur, qui contribuent respectivement à hauteur de 80 % et de 20 % à la note totale. Des critères tels que la qualité de la recherche, les partenariats stratégiques, l’innovation et l’employabilité jouent un rôle primordial dans cette évaluation.

Pour obtenir plus d’informations sur le Classement mondial des universités pour la musique, veuillez consulter : https://www.topuniversities.com/university-subject-rankings/music.

Pour obtenir plus d’informations sur l’École de musique Eastman de l’Université de Rochester, veuillez consulter : https://www.esm.rochester.edu/admissions/

Pour les questions des médias et pour toute information complémentaire, veuillez contacter :

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IXOPAY Appoints Brady Harris as CEO to Drive Global Payments Growth

Following the IXOPAY and TokenEx merger, new leadership strengthens the company’s market position and serves the evolving needs of customers

IXOPAY Appoints Brady Harris as CEO to Drive Global Payments Growth
Brady Harris, CEO of IXOPAY
Following the IXOPAY and TokenEx merger, new leadership strengthens the company’s market position and serves the evolving needs of customers.

TULSA, Okla., June 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, IXOPAY, announced the appointment of industry veteran Brady Harris as its new CEO. His appointment aligns with the recent merger of IXOPAY and TokenEx, highlighting a significant shift in the payments industry towards a multi-processor payment model, which empowers merchants and fintech companies to improve and diversify their payment strategies. The company thanks departing CEO Marc Olesen for his direction and contributions.

Harris, rated a Top 3 nationwide CEO on Glassdoor, brings over 20 years of experience and executive leadership in FinTech, Payments, and SaaS. As CEO of Dwolla, he oversaw the rapid growth of annual payment volumes from $10 billion to $70 billion, while adding 1.5 million new users monthly. Prior to Dwolla, as the President of Payscape, he was instrumental in its merger with Payroc, creating a global full-service payment provider with over 1,000 employees across 13 offices worldwide; the combined entity operating in 46 countries, serving 150,000 businesses.

His expertise in mergers, acquisitions, and scaling companies to successful exits under private equity sponsors is key as IXOPAY positions itself to become the one-stop solution in the payment industry. The merger has created a platform capable of offering omnichannel tokenization, payment orchestration, and card lifecycle management. The merger addresses the need for redundancy, geographic expansion, and fee negotiation capabilities that single-processor systems lack.

“Payments technology is rapidly advancing, and IXOPAY is set to lead this evolution,” Harris stated. “The integration of tokenization and orchestration allows us to offer a platform that not only supports multi-payment processing but also fosters the development of innovative services.”

“Under Brady’s leadership, IXOPAY is poised to set new benchmarks in the payment sector,” said Vik Verma, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Our bold strategy emphasizes scalability, security, and groundbreaking advancements that will redefine what payments can achieve.”

Harris and the IXOPAY team are attending Money 20/20 Europe in Amsterdam this week. They will showcase the expanded offerings following the merger, including advancements in payment orchestration, tokenization, risk management, and card lifecycle management. Join them at the RAI Amsterdam at Booth 8a202 to explore how these developments will shape the future of merchant payments.

For further information, please contact:
Nicholas Mueller
SVP, Marketing
n.mueller@ixopay.com

About IXOPAY
IXOPAY, a TokenEx company, is a leading payment orchestration platform that provides a flexible and independent payment solution to manage all payment services in one place. Following its recent merger with TokenEX, IXOPAY is positioned to expand its services globally, offering enhanced capabilities in payment processing and advanced security measures.

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ISPS Certification: NNPC Ltd. sustains move towards regulatory excellence

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.), has reiterated its commitment to sustain its move towards process improvement, regulatory compliance and performance excellence. This is coming as the NNPC Ltd. bagged the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency's (NIMASA) Compliance Certification on Ship, Port Security. Mr Inuwa Danladi, the Executive Vice President, Business Services, NNPC Ltd. said this while speaking on the recent certification of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code Compliance obtained by the Company, from NIMASA. The ISPS certification, issued in April 2024 and covering all NNPC Ltd. jetties nationwide, is crucial for the Company's business continuity as it prevents potential operational disruptions and financial losses. Danladi on Sunday in a statement issued by Olufemi Soneye, the Chief Corporate Communications Officer, NNPC Ltd. said the certification also granted the Company entry into the Global Integrated Shipping Information Syste m (GISIS). This, he said would enhance its reputation as a safe and reliable business destination and potentially reducing the company's insurance premiums. He listed some of the rigorous processes followed in obtaining the certification to include the upgrading of relevant security facilities at the nation's ports and jetties and the establishment of the ISPS Code Command Centre. He also included the engagement of NIMASA Recognised Security Officer (RSO), who played a crucial role in managing key regulatory processes. 'The development of Port Facility Security Assessment (PFSA); Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP), coupled with the meticulous Verification Inspection Exercise (VIE) from NIMASA. 'It also underscores NNPC's commitment to ensuring adherence to the highest standards of maritime security in the Company's operations. 'This achievement is a testament to our consistent dedication, and we pledge to continue striving towards attaining regulatory excellence in all our operations,'' Danladi said. S ource: News Agency of Nigeria

ISPS Certification: NNPC Ltd. sustains move towards regulatory excellence

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.), has reiterated its commitment to sustain its move towards process improvement, regulatory compliance and performance excellence. This is coming as the NNPC Ltd. bagged the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency's (NIMASA) Compliance Certification on Ship, Port Security. Mr Inuwa Danladi, the Executive Vice President, Business Services, NNPC Ltd. said this while speaking on the recent certification of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code Compliance obtained by the Company, from NIMASA. The ISPS certification, issued in April 2024 and covering all NNPC Ltd. jetties nationwide, is crucial for the Company's business continuity as it prevents potential operational disruptions and financial losses. Danladi on Sunday in a statement issued by Olufemi Soneye, the Chief Corporate Communications Officer, NNPC Ltd. said the certification also granted the Company entry into the Global Integrated Shipping Information Syste m (GISIS). This, he said would enhance its reputation as a safe and reliable business destination and potentially reducing the company's insurance premiums. He listed some of the rigorous processes followed in obtaining the certification to include the upgrading of relevant security facilities at the nation's ports and jetties and the establishment of the ISPS Code Command Centre. He also included the engagement of NIMASA Recognised Security Officer (RSO), who played a crucial role in managing key regulatory processes. 'The development of Port Facility Security Assessment (PFSA); Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP), coupled with the meticulous Verification Inspection Exercise (VIE) from NIMASA. 'It also underscores NNPC's commitment to ensuring adherence to the highest standards of maritime security in the Company's operations. 'This achievement is a testament to our consistent dedication, and we pledge to continue striving towards attaining regulatory excellence in all our operations,'' Danladi said. S ource: News Agency of Nigeria

ISPS Certification: NNPC Ltd. sustains move towards regulatory excellence

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.), has reiterated its commitment to sustain its move towards process improvement, regulatory compliance and performance excellence. This is coming as the NNPC Ltd. bagged the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency's (NIMASA) Compliance Certification on Ship, Port Security. Mr Inuwa Danladi, the Executive Vice President, Business Services, NNPC Ltd. said this while speaking on the recent certification of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code Compliance obtained by the Company, from NIMASA. The ISPS certification, issued in April 2024 and covering all NNPC Ltd. jetties nationwide, is crucial for the Company's business continuity as it prevents potential operational disruptions and financial losses. Danladi on Sunday in a statement issued by Olufemi Soneye, the Chief Corporate Communications Officer, NNPC Ltd. said the certification also granted the Company entry into the Global Integrated Shipping Information Syste m (GISIS). This, he said would enhance its reputation as a safe and reliable business destination and potentially reducing the company's insurance premiums. He listed some of the rigorous processes followed in obtaining the certification to include the upgrading of relevant security facilities at the nation's ports and jetties and the establishment of the ISPS Code Command Centre. He also included the engagement of NIMASA Recognised Security Officer (RSO), who played a crucial role in managing key regulatory processes. 'The development of Port Facility Security Assessment (PFSA); Port Facility Security Plan (PFSP), coupled with the meticulous Verification Inspection Exercise (VIE) from NIMASA. 'It also underscores NNPC's commitment to ensuring adherence to the highest standards of maritime security in the Company's operations. 'This achievement is a testament to our consistent dedication, and we pledge to continue striving towards attaining regulatory excellence in all our operations,'' Danladi said. S ource: News Agency of Nigeria

Angela List of Adamus/Nguvu Resources wins female CEO in mining

Ms. Angela List, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nguvu Mining Limited and Adamus Resources, has been named as the Female CEO of the Year in Ghana's Mining Industry. At the Ghana CEO Summit and Excellence Awards, Ms. List received the recognition for her outstanding leadership, innovation, and commitment to sustainable practices within the mining sector. The theme for the award was; 'Re-igniting Business and Economic Growth: Charting a Path Forward; Economic Diversification and Artificial Intelligence Transformation'. Organized by the CEO Network Ghana, the CEO Summit is a high-profile annual business leadership forum that attracts industry leaders, chief executives, policy makers, and investors. Organisers say the summit was committed to unlocking the country's potential by championing private sector-led growth and leading discussions around innovative public policies and best growth-oriented business practices. Ms. List's vision and dedication had been instrumental in driving Nguvu Mining's growth, expansion and focused on social responsibility and environmental sustainability over the years. The award is therefore a testament to her hard work, passion, and the collective efforts of the entire Nguvu Mining team. Receiving the Award, Ms List ascribed the prestigious award to the staff and management of indigenous Ghanaian companies - Nguvu Mining Ltd and Adamus Resources, for their unwavering support, hard work and commitment over the years. The ceremony provided an avenue for discussion on Ghana and West Africa's economic transformation and the essential role of both private and public sectors as well as recognized individuals who exemplified business excellence, leadership, and vision. The event saw several CEOs, business leaders, and executives in private and public sectors being awarded for their contribution in their respective various fields. Present at the ceremony, were the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, and former President John Dramani Mahama. Source: Ghana News Agency