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Rabobank: Moving Beyond Pioneering Phase to Embed CSR Into the Business Operations
UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Rabobank is going to take a more commercial approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR). "We have now passed the pioneering phase that centred on raising awareness of CSR within our organisation. As Rabobank we are now ready to enter the next phase. The focus at this next level will be on reflecting on our experiences so far and on developing a commercial approach to CSR by formulating and prioritising concrete objectives. The motto is actions speak louder than words." Hans ten Cate, member of the Executive Board, made this statement at the presentation of the Rabobank Group's 2004 Annual Responsibility and Sustainability Report. Rabobank began implementing sustainability as a matter of policy into all its business processes in the mid-1990s. This pioneering phase has been characterised by focussing on projects that directly demonstrate the economic added value of sustainability, such as green financing and sustainable investment. The bank is now entering the next phase that will focus on reflecting on the viability of sustainability and on taking a commercial approach to CSR. Ten Cate: "This assessment will encompass both the commercial approach to sustainable products and services and the application of CSR criteria in the standard service processes. We are now going to ascertain whether there is a genuine demand for sustainable products and services."
GTREX Capital, Inc. Announces Temporary Stock Symbol Change
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GTREX Capital, Inc. (OTCBB:GRXI) today announced that, as a result of the review of its 2003 fiscal year audit stock and the delay in filing its 10-KSB Annual Report for fiscal year 2004, the company's stock will temporarily trade under the symbol (OTCBB:GRXIE). The Company expects to file the 2004 10-KSB with audited financial information for both 2003 and 2004 within one month and resume trading under the symbol GRXI.
VSUS Technologies, Inc.
VSUS Technologies, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger With 1st Alerts, Inc.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- VSUS Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:VSUS) (the "Company"), hereby announces the completion of a merger with 1st Alerts, Inc. ("1st Alerts") on April 14, 2005, pursuant to which 1st Alerts merged with and into First Info Network, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the "Merger"). 1st Alerts cutting edge technology provides up-to-the-minute information over a secure, private intranet, through a combination of push and pull technologies. The Company will continue to trade in North America on the OTCBB under the ticker symbol VSUS.
SmallCap Sentinel: Inflation, Uncertainty Illuminate Need for Financial Planning
IRVINE, Calif., April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SmallCap Sentinel announced today that a report focusing on one company's effort to prepare individuals for long-term financial well-being, has been made available to the public through financial courier StockUpTicks.com. "With inflation spiraling upward and rising fuel costs straining budgets, people are realizing that effective income management and financial planning are necessities," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "Financial service companies like American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), Ideal Financial Solutions (Pink Sheets:IFSL), MetLife Inc. (NYSE:MET), and Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE:PRU) may well find heightened need for their services."
Trend Mining Company
Nuinsco and Trend Mining Company to Extend Athabasca Basin Geophysics With Airborne Survey
DENVER, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trend Mining Company (OTCBB:TRDM) announced today that geophysical surveys at its Diabase Peninsula project on Cree Lake will be extended with airborne surveys by early summer. Geophysical anomalies are being targeted by the current survey in order to define targets for a diamond drilling program contemplated for later this year. The work is being carried out by Nuinsco Resources Limited (TSX:NWI), which holds an option to earn a 50% interest in the project by spending $1 million ($CDN) over three years.
m-Wise Q1 2005: 1,000% Growth in Recognized Revenues Vs Q1 2004
WILMINGTON, Del., April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- m-Wise, Inc. (OTCBB:MWIS), a leading technology provider of mobile content solutions for operators, ASPs and content providers, today disclosed preliminary information of a phenomenal ten-fold growth in its recognized revenues for the first financial quarter of 2005: from approximately $125,000 in the quarter ended March 31, 2004 to approximately $1.2 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2005.