Aviva announces the launch of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) to help businesses achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

LONDON, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 SEP 2018), Aviva, Index Initiative, and the United Nations Foundation announce the launch of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA), with the aim of helping businesses do more to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals … Read the full press release

Generali becomes the presenting sponsor and will support the international growth of Barcolana

TRIESTE, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Sailing Club Società Velica di Barcola e Grignano (SVBG) and Assicurazioni Generali have signed an agreement to renew their 40-year partnership. Generali will be presenting sponsor and will support the international growth of Barcolana for … Read the full press release

ENGIE an official partner and the exclusive provider of electric charging stations at the Paris Motor Show

Two sites to visit in Paris from 4 to 14 October: the green vehicle test centre at Place de la Concorde and the ENGIE stand at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. For the first time, ENGIE is an official … Read the full press release

BP, Equinor, Total and Shell join forces to create an industry framework for human rights supplier assessments

The HAGUE, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Participating companies recognise the importance of working with suppliers that respect human rights, in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, including the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), … Read the full press release

Volkswagen expects faster and more efficient development processes for new driver assistance systems through virtual validation

Brand expects faster and more efficient development processes through virtual validation Volkswagen experts develop software for simulated environments and driving situations In the long term, test kilometers for validating automated driving could also be completed virtually WOLFSBURG, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Eni’s continued efforts on sustainability recognized as Global Compact LEAD

The Global Compact is a United Nations initiative aimed at mobilizing companies from various industries to work on making business and society more sustainable. NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni has been recognized today as Global Compact … Read the full press release

Eni and UNDP partner to improve access to sustainable energy and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy major Eni SpA and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are joining forces to improve access to sustainable energy and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa.  The partnership is … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU support first Moroccan business under Value Chain and Competitiveness Programme in Morocco

EBRD and EU support first Moroccan business under Value Chain and Competitiveness Programme in Morocco FINTECC programme to optimise the resources of Multisac Company to receive technical assistance through Blue Ribbon programme. LONDON, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Supporting the development of the packaging … Read the full press release

The European Medicines Agency to launch new version of its corporate website

Fresh design and improved features to provide better user experience LONDON, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will launch a new version of its corporate website (www.ema.europa.eu) on 27 September 2018. The new website will have an improved … Read the full press release

Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership meeting to highlight the impact of climate change on migration, the economy and security

BRUSSELS, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MEPs and MPs from EU member states, 18 Asian countries and Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland will debate the environmental challenges that Asia and Europe are facing: sustainable development and the circular economy, … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 17-21 Sept 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian … Read the full press release

Ramboll to present at the New York Climate Week (NYCW)

What exactly does climate change and health have to do with each other? That is one of the many questions that Ramboll will address at the New York Climate Week. COPENHAGEN, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cities are responsible for more … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel now the leader in the Spain’s woodcare segment with the acquisition of Xylazel S.A.

Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) has acquired Xylazel S.A. (Xylazel), a 100% subsidiary of Pharma Mar S.A. (PHM). AMSTERDAM, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this acquisition AkzoNobel strengthens its business and becomes a leader in the decorative paints market in … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals completes the acquisition of South America’s leading producer of ketone peroxides

AMSTERDAM, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has completed its acquisition of Brazil’s Polinox, South America’s leading producer of ketone peroxides, an essential ingredient in the manufacture of polymers. The purchase expands the company’s footprint in South America, establishing … Read the full press release

Barco’s Nexxis the preferred video integration platform for surgical suites now even more connected, flexible and sustainable

Kortrijk, Belgium, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Installed in over 2,000 operating rooms worldwide, Nexxis has become the preferred video integration platform for the surgical suite. The new generation of uncompressed encoders and decoders makes the platform even more connected, flexible and … Read the full press release

ZEISS presents its cross-platform ophthalmic digital portfolio at the ESCRS & EURETINA exhibition

During the combined exhibition of the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and the European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA), ZEISS presents its cross-platform ophthalmic digital portfolio which aids doctors in disease management, allowing them to help their … Read the full press release

Leonardo and Paramount to assess the development of an operative configuration of the M-345 for the African market

Leonardo and the African-based global defence and aerospace company Paramount Group signed a Letter of Intent during “Africa Aerospace & Defence” in Pretoria The M-345, already ordered by Italian Air Force, is the new basic/advanced Trainer of Leonardo ROME, 24-Sep-2018 … Read the full press release

University of York Professor Joann Fletcher opens new exhibition of Egyptian artefacts at the newly refurbished Bolton museum

YORK, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — University of York archaeologist, Professor Joann Fletcher, will open a new exhibition of Egyptian artefacts at the newly refurbished Bolton museum. Visitors to ‘Bolton’s Egypt’ will be able to explore a reproduction of the burial chamber … Read the full press release

New Department of Aerospace, Aeronautics and Geodesy established at the Technical University of Munich

MUNICH, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In response to epoch-making developments in aviation and space flight, the Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder announced the establishment of a new engineering department at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in his government statement … Read the full press release

Good University Guide 2019: University of Warwick ranked 10th overall and 8th for the quality of the research undertaken

COVENTRY, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has once again been named as one of the UK’s top 10 universities in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The 2019 guide ranks Warwick 10th overall and 8th for the … Read the full press release

VDL Bus & Coach extends Citea Electric product range with two new Low Entry variants

Valkenswaard, Netherlands, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — VDL Bus & Coach has extended its Citea Electric product range with two new Low Entry variants, with a length of 12 and 12.9 metres. The Citea SLE Electric benefits from the new generation of … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce launches new V-Engine series

New B33:45 liquid fuel and B36:45 gas V-engine series with 12, 16 and 20 cylinder At 600 KW per cylinder the new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power Perfect fit for hybrid systems with renewable energy sources … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces first UK agreement to deliver MTU hybrid drive system

Hybrid system enables quieter, more fuel efficient and zero-emission train operations After a pilot programme in 2020, Porterbrook plans to offer customers HybridFLEX trains West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Porterbrook, the UK’s largest owner of passenger rolling stock, … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Irish Rail to jointly pioneer the use of MTU hybrid rail drives on the Irish railway network

Memorandum of Understanding for supply of at least nine MTU Hybrid PowerPacks from 2021 Plan to convert entire Class 22000 fleet pending successful trials Fuel savings of up to 33% West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Iarnród Éireann Irish … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces joint deliberations and preparatory measures for the retrofit of Coradia Lint diesel rail vehicles with MTU hybrid drives

Evaluation of service on routes in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Conversion of the entire fleet of 54 vehicles under consideration West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland, Alstom, Nahverkehrsservice Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH (NASA) and Rolls-Royce plan to jointly implement a new hybrid … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to retrofit the entire Alpha Trains railcar fleet to MTU hybrid drive systems

Letter of intent regarding the hybridisation of Talent, Coradia Lint and Desiro vehicles Intention is to retrofit the entire diesel fleet (in excess of 140 vehicles) operated by Alpha Trains West Sussex, England, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce and Alpha Trains … Read the full press release

SEAT marks its entry into the large SUV market with the launch of Tarraco

Tarraco is SEAT’s third SUV and represents the company’s entry into the large SUV market, completing the family line-up, joining the Arona and Ateca The large SUV offers greater flexibility for customers with both 5 and 7-seater options The Tarraco … Read the full press release

Gemalto provides State of Georgia with premium polycarbonate driver’s licenses to reduce document forgery and protect against identity fraud

AUSTIN, TX, USA, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is providing Georgia’s Department of Driver Services (DDS) with a smoother capture and enrollment process along with a secure polycarbonate driver’s license for enhanced identity protection. … Read the full press release

New Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to control whom they share their personal data with – and when

Ubiquitous ‘self-sovereign’ identities streamline customer on-boarding for different digital services Financial institutions offered unique opportunity to pioneer decentralized Digital ID schemes AMSTERDAM, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Who are you, and can you prove it? The new Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to … Read the full press release

Pearson helps former employees stay connected with experts, insights and events in the education industry

NEW YORK, NY, USA, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pearson, the digital learning company, today announced the launch of a global alumni network, helping former employees stay connected with the people and ideas shaping the education industry. While alumni groups are a … Read the full press release