THE WEEKLY REVIEW | NOVEMBER 17, 2023
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“A Columbus public company has invested $1.8 million in a locally headquartered nonprofit to expand in-school programming for girls across the country.”
“Bread Financial Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BFH) is helping finance Ruling Our Experiences' mission to implement girl-positive education in all 50 states. Rox (stylized ROX) offers a 20-week program dedicated to teaching girls how to handle challenges, create supportive relationships, navigate social media, manage stress and foster academic and leadership skills.”
“Today it serves more than 500 schools in 30 states.”
“Amazon is investing in three more solar farms in Ohio as it continues to bet on the sun to power its distribution operations and data centers in the state.”
“The farms bring to 21 the number of renewable projects Amazon has backed in the state, including the recently opened Yellowbud Solar Farm near Williamsport along the Ross-Pickaway county line.”
“The 144-megawatt Clearview project will take up about 1,075 acres of the project area that is nearly 1,200 acres in size.”
“Backed by $15 million from Honda, Ohio State University announced on Monday that it will build a new center to advance battery cell research and development meant to also serve as a training hub for students and workers.”
“The project will include the renovation of a 25,000-square-foot facility in Ohio State's innovation district at 1305 Kinnear Rd. It is scheduled to open in April 2025.”
“It will be managed and operated at Ohio State by the Institute for Materials and Manufacturing Research.”