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SSAB joins Women in Tech initiative to increase the number of women in SSAB’s top management

SSAB has joined the Women in Tech network, coordinated by Technology Industries of Finland. STOCKHOLM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Women in Tech initiative aims at increasing the number of women in the field of technology. Activities in the organization’s network … Read the full press release

University of Bristol marks 25 years of its Master’s programs in Human Geography

BRISTOL, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 2017 marks a quarter century for one of the UK’s leading Master’s programs in Human Geography at the University of Bristol. To celebrate, the School is launching a newly designed information booklet that features the art … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham with Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

BIRMINGHAM, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Birmingham has been awarded a Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Student satisfaction with the quality of teaching and progression of graduates to highly skilled employment or further study were … Read the full press release

GfK awarded the 2017 Innovation Prize at the 52nd Congress of German Market Research in Berlin

NUREMBERG, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK has won the 2017 Innovation Prize awarded by Association of German Market and Social Researchers (BVM). The award recognizes GfK’s innovative approach that allows new product and service concepts to be tested using an analysis … Read the full press release

Amey Investments Managing Director Asif Ghafoor joins the Executive team

OXFORD, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading public service provider Amey today announced that Investments Managing Director Asif Ghafoor is joining the Executive team. Asif joined Amey in 2006 as Finance and Commercial Director, and since then has developed its investments … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe Limited acquires majority stake in Willerby, UK’s leading manufacturer of static holiday homes

LONDON, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe Limited (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today announces its investment in Willerby (or “the Company”), the UK’s leading manufacturer of static holiday homes. Equistone has acquired a majority stake … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric #23 in LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Top Companies List

Ranked at #23 in the Top 25 companies worldwide as the most sought–after places to work by professionals 2nd successive year for such recognition, up 7 places since last year Rueil-Malmaison (France), 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric, the global specialist … Read the full press release

SGS-thinkstep consortium to provide certification services for IFC’s EDGE green building program in Ghana

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consortium of SGS-thinkstep will serve as the sole provider of certification services for the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies) green building program in Ghana. The agreement was signed on … Read the full press release

SGS brings its Internet of Things (IoT) expertise to the ITS-NY exhibition

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS will be at the ITS-NY exhibition on June 15 and 16, 2017. Data analytics solutions and asset health monitoring for the New World Fast-emerging intelligent transportation systems (ITS) are compelling agencies to look at new … Read the full press release

SGS: Health Canada proposed to revise Playpens Regulations

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new regulations would strengthen requirements for playpens to protect infants and young children from potential injury or death. On April 22, 2017, Health Canada proposed to revise Playpens Regulations [1] under Vol. 151, No. 16. … Read the full press release

SGS: Turkey to adopt draft Regulations on food contact materials and article

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Turkey is proposing to adopt draft Regulations on food contact materials and articles. The proposed date of entry into force is Q3 of 2017. In May 2017, the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated two notifications from … Read the full press release

SGS: lupin must be declared as allergen on prepackaged food labeling in Australia and New Zealand

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has added lupin to the required list of allergens that are to be provided on food labels. Effective May 25, 2017 businesses have 12 months to declare lupin as an … Read the full press release

SGS: Hazardous Substance Control (HSC) workshops delivered to Lanier’s major fabric suppliers and production factories in China and Vietnam

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Hazardous Substance Control (HSC) workshops were delivered to some of Lanier’s major fabric suppliers and production factories in China and Vietnam. From product compliance to chemical management, Lanier has partnered with SGS on various … Read the full press release

China: SGS to undertake extractables and leachables (E&L) testing at its Shanghai laboratory

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, a leading bio/pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, today announced that it has significantly increased its capabilities to undertake extractables and leachables (E&L) testing at its Shanghai, China, laboratory. Its investment includes the … Read the full press release

SGS and Transparency-One will enable Mars Food to share details of its rice supply chain from farm to fork

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mars Food has launched revolutionary supply chain solution Transparency-One, with SGS and supported by Blippar, to help the company realize its 2020 ambition of sourcing UNCLE BEN’S® rice from sustainable sources. SGS and Transparency-One, the next … Read the full press release

SGS’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) certificate renewed in France

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In France, SGS’s Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) certificate has been renewed, following a successful audit by the Comité Français d’Accréditation (Cofrac). Issued by the French Interministerial Group for Chemical Products (GIPC) our renewed GLP accreditation includes … Read the full press release

PwC Global Economy Watch: some of the highest levels of uncertainty seen for decades

LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The current political and economic climate has contributed to some of the highest levels of uncertainty seen for decades, say PwC economists in their latest Global Economy Watch. Indeed, in recent years, uncertainty has been … Read the full press release

PwC’s SCOOP platform now available globally on premise and on Cloud via Microsoft Azure

LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC, the world’s leading professional services organization, has combined its expertise in supply chain and analytics to create a platform of analytics applications called SCOOP – supply chain opportunity and optimization platform. SCOOP, launched in pilot … Read the full press release

EQT Mid Market: Australian-based I-MED Radiology Network announces two new acquisitions

STOCKHOLM, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further growth in Australia has been on the I-MED agenda since EQT Mid Market entered as owner. Now, the company takes another big leap forward with two strategic acquisitions. Australian-based I-MED Radiology Network was formed … Read the full press release

Transparency: Royal Dutch Shell’s 2016 report on payments made to governments

Royal Dutch Shell plc has published today details of payments made to governments in 2016 where the company or its subsidiary undertakings (Shell) have upstream operations. the HAGUE, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The report, which details payments in 31 countries, … Read the full press release

Julio Arce appointed member of Schindler Holding AG’s Group Executive Committee responsible for Field Quality and Excellence

EBIKON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors has decided to appoint Julio Arce, currently CEO of Schindler Iberia, as a member of the Group Executive Committee responsible for Field Quality and Excellence. He will succeed Albert Haffert who, after … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study: energy storage set to become a critical element of the energy system

Roland Berger study demonstrates the need for energy storage systems to ensure reliable power supplies from renewable energy sources Dramatic increase in storage capacity anticipated: Total storage costs will fall substantially by 2030 Companies should try out new business models … Read the full press release

New Roland Berger study: German consumer goods industry is still failing to exploit the potential of all the new technologies

New Roland Berger study: Potential of digitization lying untapped in marketing and sales organizations Fully 83 percent of survey participants consider rival firms’ strategies superior to their own 54 percent of respondent companies think their sales team will not meet … Read the full press release

Real estate industry veteran Mark Grinis succeeds Howard Roth as EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader

NEW YORK, U.S.A., 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY is pleased to announce that 30-year real estate industry veteran Mark Grinis has been named the EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader. Grinis previously led Real Estate for Ernst & Young … Read the full press release

EY report on mining and metals companies: Does cutting debt have to mean reducing your ambitions?

Top 50 miners reduce debt by 25% since 2014; and by 17% year-on-year in 2016 Debt-to-equity ratio down to 34% among leading mining companies Caution over balance sheet management could risk compromising future returns LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global mining … Read the full press release

EY to expand the use of drones in inventory observations as part of its digital audit capabilities

EY to use pioneering industry software to improve inventory counts Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be built into the drones to extend capability Information to feed directly into EY Canvas, the EY Assurance global audit digital platform LONDON, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

NTT Communications Corporation to launch API Gateway as a Service to manage authentication and access rights on a unified basis

Connects external-system APIs and accelerates xTech connections  TOKYO, JAPAN, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today that it will launch API* Gateway as a … Read the full press release

World Health & Safety Day: Bouygues Construction to introduce 12 basic rules to achieve zero accidents

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bouygues Construction’s top priority is the health and safety of the teams who work on its construction sites. Aware of its responsibility, Bouygues Construction has decided to go one step further, introducing a standard based on … Read the full press release

ENGIE Appointments: Charlotte Roule CEO China BU; Grzegorz Górski as MD of Centralized Generation Métier

Charlotte Roule as Chief Executive Officer of the China BU. She replaces Jean-Marc Guyot, who retired. Grzegorz Górski as Managing Director of the Centralized Generation Métier. He succeeds Shankar Krishnamoorthy, who was appointed Executive Vice-President last January. La Défense, France, … Read the full press release

Solidaridad: Lestari tea certification set to become the Indonesian domestic standard

UTRETCH, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New goals for the next four years seek to position the Lestari tea certification as the Indonesian domestic standard. The new vision for the programme is also designed to provide guidance for policies that incentivize sustainable … Read the full press release