Monthly Archives: November 2015

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH to provide EUR 200,000 from develoPPP.de programme funds to train street vendors in Ivory Coast

Training for female street vendors in Ivory Coast HIV treatment for young children in Namibia COLOGNE, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Companies that implement measures with positive impacts in developing countries can utilise funds for such measures from the German Federal Ministry … Read the full press release

DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH to provide USD 10 million long-term loan to Agrotop S.A. for expanding its cooking oil production in Chile

USD 10 million for new oil mill for Agrotop S.A. Income for approx. 700 farmers Contribution to rural development in southern Chile COLOGNE, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, provides the Chilean agribusiness, Agrotop S.A. (Agrotop), … Read the full press release

SEAT spent a day with elite athlete Emelie Forsberg on her typical training day

Martorell, SPAIN, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — “My life would be nothing without running. I love the sense of freedom it gives me”, admits specialist trailrunner Emelie Forsberg after welcoming us in her quaint wooden house located near Chamonix in the … Read the full press release

Urban mobility: SEAT developed parking finder app relying on data gathered via Barcelona’s iCity platform

30% of Europeans driving in cities are looking for a place to park and spend 20 minutes on average before finding one SEAT has developed an app that indicates where the nearest available street parking is located One challenge for … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society comments on Government’s decision to once again look at the rules around inheriting ISA money

Swindon, England,  30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Andrew Baddeley-Chappell, Nationwide’s Head of Savings Policy: “We welcome the Government’s decision to once again look at the rules around inheriting ISA money because our figures suggest that a large number of people are struggling … Read the full press release

The Minit Group to house the main part of its IT-infrastructure in Interoute’s state-of-the-art colocation data centre in a hybrid IT setup

Outsourcing to Interoute’s secure network and colocation data centre reduces costs and saves time for Mister Minit in-house IT team BRUSSELS, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Minit Group, a European leader in the field of fast repair services including shoes, watches and … Read the full press release

Impax Asset Management Group plc awarded Best Environmental Investment Manager for 2nd consecutive year and Best Specialist Fund Management Group at the Investment Week awards in London

LONDON, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Impax Asset Management Group plc (“Impax” or the “Company”), the AIM quoted investment manager focused on environmental markets and related resource efficiency sectors, has been awarded Best Environmental Investment Manager for the second consecutive year and Best … Read the full press release

Die SBB erstellt seit April 2015 in Wöschnau und Gretzenbach die Zufahrten und Portale für den Eppenbergtunnel

Die SBB erstellt seit April 2015 in Wöschnau und Gretzenbach die Zufahrten und Portale für den Eppenbergtunnel. Der 3 Kilometer lange Tunnel ist das Herzstück des 855-Millionen-Franken-Projekts Vierspurausbau Olten–Aarau. In Wöschnau ist rund die Hälfte der Baugrube, in welcher die … Read the full press release

Deutsche Umwelthilfe: Volkswagen präsentiert Placebo-Lösung für ihre Betrugs-Diesel-Pkw

Deutsche Umwelthilfe hält Plastiksieb-Nachrüstung für nicht ausreichend – Volkswagen und Kraftfahrtbundesamt sollen die angeblich als ausreichend bewertete technische Lösung mit dem ‚Zauberkunststoffsieb‘ im Detail veröffentlichen BERLIN, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen hat am Mittwoch (25.11.2015) eine angeblich bereits vom Kraftfahrtbundesamt … Read the full press release

Sweden to support the areas in Iraq liberated from ISIL and areas in Syria controlled by the opposition

STOCKHOLM, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 November 2015), Sweden is taking a decision on support to the areas in Iraq that have been liberated from ISIL, as well as to areas in Syria controlled by the opposition and in … Read the full press release

Oxford University: Survey of sixth-formers reveal girls significantly less confident about their career prospects than boys

OXFORD, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Research undertaken by Oxford University’s Careers Service shows that girls are significantly less confident about their career prospects than boys, and have very different attitudes to what they seek in a career – attitudes that significantly … Read the full press release

University of Oxford led research: Cleaners and maids from Sri Lanka who work in the Gulf countries denied proper food and rest breaks

OXFORD, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — New research reveals the huge physical and mental health toll suffered by migrant women from poorer Asian countries like Sri Lanka who go to the Gulf countries to work as cleaners and maids. Those interviewed said … Read the full press release

British writer and director Carol Morley awarded 2015 Wellcome Trust Screenwriting Fellowship in partnership with BFI and Film4

The fellowship, worth £30,000 , includes a curated journey into a world of scientific discovery. The award is designed to bring film and science closer together. LONDON, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — British writer and director Carol Morley (The Falling, Dreams … Read the full press release

Arkema with multiple awards and recognitions for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development

COLOMBES, France, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2015 Arkema’s performance and progress in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development have been recognized by several extra-financial rating agencies and rewarded on a number of occasions. These awards highlight … Read the full press release

Europäische Zentralbank: Die neue 20-€-Banknote, fälschungssicherer, die dritte der Europa-Serie, wird heute in Umlauf gebracht

Neue 20-€-Banknote wird heute in Verkehr gegeben Neuer Geldschein ist fälschungssicherer Eurosystem hat Materialien bereitgestellt, um Anpassung von Banknotenbearbeitungsund -prüfgeräten an neuen 20-€-Schein zu erleichtern Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Die neue 20-€-Banknote, die dritte der Europa-Serie, wird heute … Read the full press release

Bundesbank’s Professor Claudia Buch and Andreas Dombret present the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Financial Stability Review 2015

Frankfurt am Main, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Exceptionally low interest rates remain a salient feature of the financial system setting in Germany. They reflect the global low real economic growth and expansionary monetary policy stance. Speaking at a press conference … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes to demonstrate 3DEXPERIENCE universes that transform consumer electronics at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas

Bringing Delightful Consumer Experiences to Life VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that it … Read the full press release

Mammut Sports Group to streamline collection planning and control brand identity with Dassault Systèmes’ “My Collection” solution

3DEXPERIENCE Platform Enhances Product Development and Streamlines Collection Planning of Premium Brand VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) … Read the full press release

ING Bank publishes the outcome of EU wide Transparency Exercise 2015

Amsterdam, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ING Bank notes the announcements made today by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) regarding the information of the 2015 EU-wide Transparency Exercise and fulfilment of the EBA Board of Supervisors’ … Read the full press release

E.ON completes ahead of schedule and under its budget another utility-scale solar project in the United States

Maricopa West completed ahead of schedule and under budget Düsseldorf, 27-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON has completed another utility-scale solar project in the United States. Maricopa West, a 28 megawatt photovoltaic farm in Kern County in southern California, is now fully operational. … Read the full press release

Destatis: 370 000 Erstabsolventen im Tertiärbereich im Jahr 2013

WIESBADEN, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Jahr 2013 erwarben in Deutschland rund 370 000 Personen einen ersten Abschluss im Tertiärbereich. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) weiter mitteilt, waren dies 36 % der alterstypischen Bevölkerung (überwiegend Personen im Alter von 21 bis 29 Jahren). Mit … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce opens its £30m Production Facility extension to its Derby Assembly & Test Facility

DERBY, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce today marked the official opening of its £30m Production Facility extension to its Derby Assembly & Test Facility with a ceremony conducted by Business Secretary Sajid Javid. The 2867m2 extension will increase capacity to assemble Trent … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce’s CEO Warren East’s update on review of operations

DERBY, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce is today presenting the initial findings of Chief Executive Warren East’s review of operations including further details on the actions being taken to improve disclosure and transparency. Highlights include: Initial findings of the review of operations … Read the full press release

Le Groupe BPCE annonce sa participation au Global Fintech Challenge organisé par la société Agorize

PARIS, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Le Groupe BPCE annonce sa participation au Global Fintech Challenge, challenge international d’open innovation organisé par la société Agorize. Ce challenge en ligne se déroulera sur une période de quatre mois au terme de laquelle … Read the full press release

A l’occasion de la Semaine pour l’Emploi des personnes handicapées (SEPH): le Groupe BPCE a réaffirmé son engagement et dresse un bilan des actions engagées

PARIS, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — De nombreuses entreprises du groupe ont fait le choix d’inscrire leur politique Handicap dans le cadre d’accords. C’est le cas des Banques Populaires et des Caisses d’Epargne qui ont renouvelé leurs accords de branche pour … Read the full press release

London Stock Exchange Group’s new platform for public companies, investor relations professionals, institutional investors and brokers goes live

New digital platform for public companies, intermediaries and institutional investors ELITE Connect designed to simplify & lower cost of investor relations Beta testing with selected participants successfully completed Platform now open to accept new participants worldwide LONDON, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Transport for London’s £400m bonds transfer to new green bond segment at London Stock Exchange

Transport for London transfers its recent £400m bond issue to new London Stock Exchange green bond segments Money raised will support TfL’s environmental initiatives Commissioner Mike Brown opens London Stock Exchange trading £3.2bn of green bonds now listed on London … Read the full press release

Leading Chinese companies, banks and advisors at London Stock Exchange Group’s second annual conference in Beijing

Event focuses on the growing financial ties between China and London Ma Jun, Chief Economist, People’s Bank of China, discusses China’s Green finance initiatives Event follows landmark state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to London LONDON, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Team Parker Racing to run two Bentley Continental GT3s in British GT Championship and Blancpain Endurance Series 2016

Bentley announces two-car deal with Team Parker Racing Team Parker Continental GT3s to run in British GT Championship and Blancpain Endurance Series Bentley Team HTP’s season-long contract comes to an end Crewe, UK, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motorsport today announces that … Read the full press release

Prudential unveils online tool for financial advisers and accountants to extract profits from their companies as part of retirement planning activity

Free online tool for financial advisers and accountants Tool launches ahead of changes to dividend taxation in April 2016 Advising corporates, company directors and SMEs seen as a growth area among advisers LONDON, 26-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential has launched … Read the full press release