Ericsson and Telcaria Collaborate to Enhance Energy Efficiency in 5G Networks

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and Telcaria have joined forces to improve the energy efficiency of 5G networks as part of the ‘6G DAWN’ project overseen by CTTC and funded under Spain’s government initiatives. Focused on optimizing private 5G networks for reduced … Read the full press release

XL Axiata Partners with Ericsson to Deploy Dual-Mode 5G Core, Paving the Way for Enhanced Connectivity in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) XL Axiata collaborates with Ericsson to introduce its dual-mode 5G Core solution, marking a significant advancement in Indonesia’s telecommunications landscape. This innovative technology seamlessly integrates 4G and 5G services into a single, cloud-native core network, ensuring operational efficiency … Read the full press release

Safran Cabin’s CUBE Wins Crystal Cabin Award for Galley Waste Disposal Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Safran Cabin’s groundbreaking galley waste disposal system, the CUBE, earns the prestigious Crystal Cabin Award in the Cabin Systems category for its innovative design and functionality. The CUBE revolutionizes galley waste management with its space-saving features, easy integration, … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Introduces PureBallast 3 Ultra: Next-Level Ballast Water Management System

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval unveils PureBallast 3 Ultra, the latest evolution of its leading ballast water management system (BWMS), set to redefine industry standards with enhanced performance, efficiency, and ease of installation. Building upon two decades of experience, PureBallast 3 … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall and Borussia Dortmund Forge Strategic Partnership to Champion Social Awareness

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall and Borussia Dortmund announce a significant three-year partnership, marking Rheinmetall as a “Champion Partner” to the Bundesliga club. This collaboration aims to leverage wide-reaching advertising space, marketing rights, and event opportunities within the stadium and club grounds, … Read the full press release

Thales’ FlytEDGE Wins 2024 Crystal Cabin Award, Revolutionizing Inflight Entertainment

(IN BRIEF) Thales celebrates another victory at the Crystal Cabin Awards as their innovative FlytEDGE inflight entertainment system takes the spotlight in the IFEC & Digital Services category. Unveiled at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, FlytEDGE introduces a paradigm … Read the full press release

Germany Approves Unrestricted Sales of 100% Renewable Diesel, Neste Celebrates Milestone

(IN BRIEF) Germany’s recent approval of unrestricted sales of 100% renewable diesel, following the DIN EN 15940 fuel standard, marks a significant milestone in the country’s journey towards decarbonizing its transport sector. Neste, a leading producer of renewable fuels, welcomes … Read the full press release

Barclays Warns of Rising Ticket Scams Ahead of Summer Events

(IN BRIEF) Barclays issues a cautionary alert to sports and entertainment enthusiasts as reports of purchase scams, especially in ticketing, surged in July 2023, with men losing an average of £325 and women £156 to ticket scams. The bank’s data … Read the full press release

DHL Renews IATA Certification, Solidifies Leadership in Pharma Air Freight

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding has once again secured certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for excellence in life sciences and healthcare transportation, reinforcing its commitment to maintaining the highest standards in air freight. The renewed CEIV Pharma … Read the full press release

Vodafone Germany Dominates CHIP Broadband Network Test for Second Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) For the second consecutive year, Vodafone Germany has clinched the top spot in CHIP’s broadband network test, as announced by the renowned German technology magazine. The accolade recognizes Vodafone’s outstanding performance in average download speeds, pricing, and overall … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Tiguan Achieves Top 5-Star Safety Rating from Euro NCAP

(IN BRIEF) Euro NCAP, the prestigious European consumer protection program, has granted the new Tiguan its highest safety rating of five stars, solidifying its position as one of the safest vehicles in its class. The third generation of the popular … Read the full press release

EIB Invests €25 Million in Amethis Fund III to Boost African Medium-Sized Enterprises

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB Global) has committed €25 million to Amethis Fund III, signaling a strategic move to bolster medium-sized companies across Africa. Amethis Fund III targets sectors crucial for the continent’s growth, including healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, … Read the full press release

Repsol and Amazon Join Forces for Convenient Returns at Spanish Service Stations

(IN BRIEF) Repsol and Amazon have launched a pioneering returns service in Spain, leveraging Repsol’s extensive service station network. Over 700 Repsol stations already offer customers the convenience of returning Amazon purchases without labels or boxes, with plans for further … Read the full press release

DHL Launches Europe’s First EV Center of Excellence in Italy

(IN BRIEF) DHL introduces Continental Europe’s inaugural EV Center of Excellence for electric mobility in Pozzuolo Martesana, near Milan, Italy. Collaborating with DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation’s Team EV, the center integrates warehousing and freight management from DHL Global Forwarding, … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain Expands Logistics Capacities with New Carbon-Neutral Center in Halle

(IN BRIEF) DHL Supply Chain is bolstering its logistics capabilities with the construction of a new carbon-neutral operated logistics center in Halle (Saale), Germany, adjacent to its existing warehouse. Expected to begin operations in Q4 2024, the state-of-the-art facility will … Read the full press release

Porsche Veteran Frank-Steffen Walliser Assumes CEO Role at Bentley

(IN BRIEF) Frank-Steffen Walliser, a seasoned engineer known for his pivotal role in developing iconic Porsche models like the 918 Spyder, is set to become Chairman and CEO of Bentley starting July 1. Gernot Döllner, Chairman of the Board of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Elevates Connectivity for UEFA EURO 2024™

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom is gearing up German soccer stadiums for top-notch technical performance ahead of UEFA EURO 2024™, installing over 750 new 5G antennas and around 65 kilometers of fiber optics. With a focus on ensuring seamless connectivity for … Read the full press release

T-Systems Welcomes Christian Loefert as New Head of Marketing

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Christian Loefert, with 16 years of experience within the Deutsche Telekom Group, is set to assume the role of Head of Marketing at T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom’s corporate customer division, starting September 1, 2024. Loefert, currently overseeing marketing … Read the full press release

Societe Generale and Envision Join Forces for Green Technology Advancements

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale and Envision have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at driving forward the development of green technologies and optimizing the carbon footprint of businesses in line with global energy transition goals. The collaboration entails Societe … Read the full press release

Aviva Completes £130 Million Deal to Secure Telereal Pension Plan Benefits

(IN BRIEF) Aviva has successfully finalized a £130 million bulk purchase annuity full scheme buy-in with the Trustee of the Telereal Pension Plan, sponsored by Telereal Services Limited. This move will see Aviva insuring defined benefit liabilities for approximately 500 … Read the full press release

Generali Champions Gender Equality and Youth Empowerment through Sailing

(IN BRIEF) In its ongoing commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion, Generali, the presenting sponsor of Barcolana, continues to champion gender equality and youth empowerment in the sailing community. With initiatives like the Generali Women in Sailing Trophy, dedicated to … Read the full press release

Safran Passenger Innovations Unveils RAVE Cloud Services for Next-Gen In-Flight Entertainment

(IN BRIEF) Safran Passenger Innovations has introduced RAVE Cloud Services, a cutting-edge cloud-based platform for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC). Comprising Distribution Services and Edge Cloud Computing Services, RAVE Cloud Services enables rapid and remote content updates to aircraft fleets … Read the full press release

Pirelli Partners with Audi Sport for Exclusive Tyre Kit in Audi RS 4 Avant Edition 25 Years

(IN BRIEF) Pirelli has collaborated with Audi Sport to introduce an exclusive tyre kit for the Audi RS 4 Avant Edition 25 Years. This kit includes the Pirelli P Zero Trofeo RS tyres, equipped with Cyber technology and integrated with … Read the full press release

Neste, Marubeni, and Resonac Collaborate for Renewable Olefins Production

(IN BRIEF) Neste, Marubeni Corporation, and Resonac Corporation have formed a partnership to facilitate the production of renewable olefins and derivatives. Through this agreement, Neste’s renewable feedstock, Neste RE™, will be utilized by Resonac at its Oita Complex in Japan, … Read the full press release

Vietnam Airlines Makes History with First Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flight

(IN BRIEF) Vietnam Airlines achieved a significant milestone by operating its inaugural flight fueled by Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™, becoming Vietnam’s first airline to utilize sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for commercial passenger flights. The Airbus A321, departing from Changi … Read the full press release

Infineon Showcases Cutting-Edge Solutions for Green and Digital Transformation at PCIM Europe 2024

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG is set to unveil its latest semiconductor, software, and tooling solutions at PCIM Europe 2024, focusing on driving decarbonization and digitalization. The showcase will highlight Infineon’s extensive power electronics portfolio, covering silicon (Si), silicon carbide … Read the full press release

Gasum and Equinor Extend LNG Supply Deal for Cleaner Maritime Transport

(IN BRIEF) Gasum and Equinor have entered into a long-term contract for Gasum to supply LNG to Equinor’s dual-fuel chartered fleet of vessels, building on their successful previous collaboration. Gasum’s bunker vessels Coralius, Kairos, and Coral Energy will facilitate bunkering … Read the full press release

Advansia to Lead Development of NRK’s Innovative Oslo Headquarters

(IN BRIEF) Advansia, part of AFRY, has secured an advisory contract with NRK, the Norwegian public broadcaster, to oversee the development of their new headquarters in Oslo. The project aims to create a world-class media house, emphasizing sustainability and fostering … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Expands Presence in German Private Banking Market with HAL Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO announces its agreement with Fosun International to acquire Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe (HAL), a prominent German private bank, positioning Bethmann Bank, ABN AMRO’s private banking arm, as one of the largest providers of banking services for affluent … Read the full press release

Almirall Launches AK Global Day Campaign to Raise Awareness of Actinic Keratosis and Sun Exposure Risks

(IN BRIEF) Almirall’s new data highlights the alarming lack of awareness regarding actinic keratosis (AK), a common precancerous dermatological condition linked to sun exposure, with more than one-third of affected individuals unaware of its causes. The survey, conducted across Spain, … Read the full press release

Ferrero Group Releases 15th Sustainability Report, Showcasing Progress Across Key Pillars

(IN BRIEF) The Ferrero Group unveils its 15th Sustainability Report, highlighting significant advancements in its sustainability journey across key pillars such as environmental protection, responsible ingredient sourcing, promoting responsible consumption, and empowering people. Led by Giovanni Ferrero, the Executive Chairman, … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Launches Interpon A3000: A Sustainable Single-Layer Powder Coating for Motorcycle Manufacturers

(IN BRIEF) AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings business introduces Interpon A3000, its first single-layer powder coating designed specifically for two-wheelers, targeting the Indian market and global expansion. This innovative product offers motorcycle manufacturers improved cost savings, energy efficiency, and sustainability without compromising … Read the full press release

VELUX Group Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Goal with Completion of Agri-PV Solar Park in Spain

(IN BRIEF) The VELUX Group celebrates the completion and full operation of a 54 MWp photovoltaic (PV) solar park in Alhendín, Spain, developed by BayWa r.e. under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). This innovative Agri-PV installation combines renewable energy generation … Read the full press release

Ericsson Maintains Leadership Position in 5G Network Infrastructure Market for Fourth Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) For the fourth consecutive year, Ericsson secures the top ranking in Frost Radar™ 5G Network Infrastructure Market 2024 analysis, underscoring its commitment to innovation and technology leadership in meeting the evolving needs of communications service providers (CSPs). The … Read the full press release

Study Reveals Impact of Land Consolidation on Arthropod Diversity in Rice Fields

(IN BRIEF) A study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, led by researchers from the University of Liverpool in collaboration with colleagues from the Netherlands and China, delves into the effects of land consolidation on arthropod diversity in rice … Read the full press release

sewts: Innovating Robotics in Laundry and Beyond

(IN BRIEF) Munich-based start-up sewts is revolutionizing industrial processes with AI-powered robots adept at handling materials with dynamic shapes, particularly textiles. Founded by graduates of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), sewts initially focused on automating tasks in industrial laundries, … Read the full press release

RWE Ventures into Australian Battery Storage: Limondale BESS to Pave the Way for Renewable Energy Transition

(IN BRIEF) RWE, a leading player in global renewables, has announced its investment decision to construct Australia’s inaugural eight-hour lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) adjacent to its Limondale Solar Farm in New South Wales. With a capacity of over … Read the full press release

Global Study Unveils Barriers to Mental Health Care Access

(IN BRIEF) A recent study commissioned by Boehringer Ingelheim, conducted across eight G20 countries, sheds light on the challenges obstructing access to mental health care worldwide. The analysis reveals pervasive stigma, a shortage of mental health professionals, and inconsistent service … Read the full press release

Logicor Completes Expansion of State-of-the-Art Logistics Hub in Vignate for IMA Eurosicma

(IN BRIEF) On May 28th, 2024, Logicor, a prominent player in European logistics real estate, finalized the refurbishment and expansion of a cutting-edge logistics hub in Vignate (MI), Italy. The newly revamped facility, spanning over 25,000 sqm and owned by … Read the full press release

EIB Boosts Healthcare Infrastructure in Castilla y León with €120 Million Loan

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed €120 million in the first tranche of financing, out of a total of €175 million, to the regional government of Castilla y León in Spain. The loan aims to facilitate the … Read the full press release