Recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ to support UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team during the 2018 season

BRUSSELS, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As women’s cycling continues to gain momentum, recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ has furthered its investment into the UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second … Read the full press release

Burberry strengthens its e-commerce presence with new global partnership with Farfetch

Global inventory available for first time on Farfetch.com Expands Burberry’s reach to over 150 countries, reinforcing omnichannel leadership LONDON, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces a new global partnership with Farfetch, the leading global technology platform for the fashion industry, to further … Read the full press release

BMT completed aerodynamic shape optimisation studies, wind loading analyses and façade wind pressures assessments for Dubai Creek Tower

Teddington, UK, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT has announced that it has taken Dubai’s next signature structure, ‘Dubai Creek Tower’ to 100% design development. This iconic, megatall building by Emaar Properties, has been designed by world-renowned architect and engineer,  Santiago Calatrava … Read the full press release

ONE Broadband to deploy Nokia’s Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) technology

ONE Broadband’s Home and Enterprise Customers will be able to enjoy seamless high-bandwidth services Nokia will replace legacy Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) -based network with new fiber network to serve the ultra-broadband needs of the customer New … Read the full press release

Nokia launches new service to target security challenges across mobile, IP and fixed networks in the digital transformation era

New Security Risk Index analyzes security gaps across mobile, IP and fixed networks and suggests performance improvements for communication service providers Managed Security Service ensures networks are adequately protected against all threats and provides attack prevention, detection, response and recovery … Read the full press release

Nokia to review the strategic options for its Digital Health business

ESPOO, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokia today announces that it has initiated a review of strategic options for its Digital Health business, which is part of Nokia Technologies. Digital Health’s business portfolio includes consumer and enterprise products, and it manufactures and … Read the full press release

New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented at EHRA 2018 in Barcelona

18 to 20 March in Barcelona, Spain Sophia Antipolis, France, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented and published online for the first time during EHRA 2018, which will be held … Read the full press release

ESC study: Increases of nitric oxides of more than 20 μg/m3 within 24 hours associated with a more than doubled risk of heart attack

Study authors call for more research that could guide EU pollution regulations Sophia Antipolis, France, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rapid increases in pollution may be as harmful to the heart as sustained high levels, according to research published today in the European … Read the full press release

BEWi Group AB to acquire Synbra Holding B.V. from a consortium led by Gilde Buy Out Partners

Etten-Leur, the Netherlands and Solna, Sweden, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BEWi Group AB (“BEWi”) today announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire Synbra Holding B.V. (“Synbra”), a leading manufacturer of particle foam products for thermal (building and construction) and … Read the full press release

Valio to reduce salt and sugar content in its products by 2020

Valio has announced its nutrition agreement for improving the health and wellbeing of consumers. The ambitious targets for reducing salt and sugar content in Valio’s products by 2020 are part of our sustainability programme and continued efforts to improve public … Read the full press release

STOXX Ltd. licensed its iSTOXX® American Century USA Quality Value Index to American Century Investments as an underlying for an exchange-traded fund (ETF)

Zurich, Switzerland/Kansas City, MO, USA, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, licensed its iSTOXX®American Century USA Quality Value Index to American Century … Read the full press release

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has been recognized with the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award for “a contribution to contemporary music that is extraordinary in its individuality, breadth and scope,” as she has managed to seamlessly interweave the … Read the full press release

BBVA: Garanti Bank is the only Turkey company included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Garanti Bank is recognized internationally with its practices in gender equality and once again included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. Through its numerous practices and initiatives for ensuring gender equality within its human resources as well … Read the full press release

Co-op to open a record number of 30 new food stores in London

MANCHESTER, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op is ramping up its investment in London this year, as it prepares to open a record number of 30 new food stores and refresh seven from its current portfolio in the region. The £28million investment forms … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Executive Director José Manuel González-Páramo to chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — José Manuel González-Páramo, BBVA’s Executive Director Responsible for Global Economics, Regulation & Public Affairs, will chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation, a non-profit body set up with the aim of fostering relations between the two … Read the full press release

EBU Director General Noel Curran: Trust levels for public service media, particularly on TV and Radio, are increasing

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On March 4th, Swiss citizens will decide through a public vote whether to abolish the licence fee, previously collected through the company Billag (hence the initiative’s name “NoBillag”). The current Swiss media system is … Read the full press release

Centrica plc rolls out its distributed energy and power proposition in North America

We’re launching our distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the new Centrica Business Solutions banner. WINDSOR, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica plc has today launched its distributed energy and power proposition in North America under the new Centrica Business … Read the full press release

Centrica launches online-only electricity service for SMEs

Centrica ramps up competition by launching its first low cost, online-only electricity product for SMEs WINDSOR, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Centrica has launched British Gas Lite – a new electricity service that supplies smart meters and is entirely online. Centrica identified … Read the full press release

Loughborough researchers to develop a set of national guidelines for internet use in public libraries

Leicestershire, UK, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Loughborough have begun to develop a set of national guidelines for internet use in public libraries and other community spaces. There is currently no standardised criterion for providing, regulating and managing web access. … Read the full press release

Loughborough University awarded record 23 Scholarships to academically gifted students in need of support

Leicestershire, UK, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A record number of scholarships have been awarded this academic year (2017/18) to students that face challenging personal and financial circumstances in order that they can study at Loughborough. Alumni and friends have generously … Read the full press release

Loughborough alumna Chloe Birch secured her spot in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Leicestershire, UK, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough alumna Chloe Birch has secured her spot for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia after a fine 2017. The former Sport and Exercise Science student, who is now based at the National Badminton … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Bank securitised vehicle financing contracts with total volume of around EUR 900 million

Securitised receivables volume amounts to around EUR 900 million  Braunschweig, Germany, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen Bank GmbH has successfully placed its 14th Auto Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) transaction, Driver 14, on the market. The issue securitises vehicle financing contracts and has … Read the full press release

Young environmentalists from Taynuilt Primary School visited SAMS’s Ocean Explorer Centre to learn about the effects of plastic in the marine environment

ARGYLL, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A TEAM of young environmentalists from Taynuilt Primary School visited SAMS to get advice on how to help address the problem of plastic pollution in our seas. The school’s Eco Committee is comprised of students … Read the full press release

Swiss writer Federica de Cesco to talk about the desire for freedom in lecture at the University of St.Gallen

The Swiss writer Federica de Cesco will give a series of four lectures as part of the public programme of the University of St.Gallen. She will talk about the desire for freedom, which has determined the author’s life and is … Read the full press release

McKesson Europe’s first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report: Creating value. Reducing impact

STUTTGART, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McKesson Europe has published its first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report in accordance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines: The company provides insights into its sustainable handling of economic and ecological resources and informs readers … Read the full press release

Medtronic at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 11th International Conference in Vienna, Austria, February 14-17

Medtronic Will Host an Exclusive Symposium on Thursday, February 15 VIENNA, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced its schedule of notable sessions that will be presented at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for … Read the full press release

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … Read the full press release

Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products

Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to always ensuring more transparency for consumers, the Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products. As a pioneer in the field, this commitment perfectly illustrates the group’s … Read the full press release

Indra to install next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus in Australia

The company is designing and installing a next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus, Australia’s largest, to guarantee its sustainability and energy efficiency The microgrid is based on InGrid Active Grid Management (AGM), the IoT platform developed by Indra … Read the full press release

STFC: Marine start-up AutoNaut developed unmanned surface vessel propelled entirely by the waves, with zero carbon emissions

SWINDON, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Advances in ocean monitoring are providing more insights about our seas and environment than ever before, from marine life, to sea temperatures, pollution and weather. However data collection can be expensive – fuel, maintenance and manpower … Read the full press release