Shares of Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.02 points or -0.10% at $119.04 with 1.11 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $118.89, the shares hit an intraday low of $118.32 and an intraday high of $119.45 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $34.90 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 191.60 million shares.
On September 8, 2016 Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America index, a comprehensive and highly regarded assessment of leading sustainability-driven companies. This is the second consecutive year Ecolab has been named to the North America index, and the company’s third listing since 2012.
“Our inclusion in the 2016 DJSI North America index reflects the commitment of our associates to responsible and sustainable business practices,” said Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr. “We are honored to be recognized for this commitment, which is inherent in our work to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier.”
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on an analysis of financially relevant environmental, social and governance factors. The indices serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios and provide an effective engagement platform for companies seeking to adopt sustainable best practices.
Shares of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.05 points or -0.28% at $17.77 with 1.11 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $17.81, the shares hit an intraday low of $17.74 and an intraday high of $17.90 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3.34 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 185.59 million shares.
On September 21, 2016 Pitney Bowes (PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, announced a new alliance with Lighthouse Computer Services, a leading Northeast Systems Integrator with an expanding Big Data and Analytics practice. The two companies will go to market with customized data solutions designed to help businesses attract and retain valuable customers, improve the efficiency of marketing campaigns, and combat the risks of fraud.
For the past 25 years, Lighthouse Computer Services has been servicing customers on their data management needs. Customers across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, retail, higher education, manufacturing and financial services are challenged with gleaning actionable insights from their data, especially as the amount of data multiplies exponentially each year. Lighthouse has an advanced analytics practice that specializes in the creation of solutions that allow customers to integrate existing data sets into intuitive and visually compelling dashboards and analytics to drive meaningful insights.
Similarly, for the past 30 years, Pitney Bowes has delivered powerful technologies for data management to help companies streamline their customer information management strategies. The company has a full suite of offerings designed to address common data management challenges such as: establishing a trusted single view of a customer across multiple touchpoints, powering accurate and precise location intelligence, and the validation of global address locations.
“We are excited to join forces with Pitney Bowes to implement innovative data management solutions for our clients,” said David Doucette, President of the Analytics Division of Lighthouse. “The sophisticated geocoding and reverse-geocoding technologies, in particular, will enable us to innovate entirely new use cases and solutions. We look forward to building influence with these new location-based capabilities.”
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