London Stock Exchange welcomes listing of the world’s first Indonesian offshore rupiah-denominated bond – Komodo bond

London Stock Exchange welcomes world’s first Komodo bond by an Indonesian State Owned Enterprise to its new International Securities Market Jasa Marga issues IDR 4 trillion bond to fund country’s infrastructure development plans Komodo bonds are Indonesian offshore rupiah-denominated bonds … Read the full press release

DHL Express extends its partnership with AHK Air Hong Kong

DHL will purchase eight A300-600F cargo planes from Air Hong Kong, and lease them back to the carrier Air Hong Kong has provided capacity for DHL Express since 2002; will continue to support rapid growth of DHL in the region … Read the full press release

DHL Freight deploys two FUSO eCanters, electrifying its freight forwarding business

Daimler FUSO eCanter vehicles for local transport in Berlin metropolitan area All-electric trucks for B2B and B2C freight forwarding services BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Freight is electrifying its freight forwarding business with the deployment of two FUSO eCanters … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and EWE to expand its fiber-optic network

Joint venture to invest up to two billion euros Over a million private households to be directly connected to the fiber-optic network Customers will have a free choice of providers BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A major step toward the gigabit society is … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom achieved top marks in 2017 mobile communications tests in Europe

Deutsche Telekom stands for best LTE network quality in Europe Results are proved by independent tests for voice and data quality BONN, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2017 mobile communications tests, Deutsche Telekom achieved top marks – not only in Germany, but also … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking announces appointments within its Global Markets division

PARIS, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) announces the following appointments within its Global Markets division. These appointments will be effective from 1 January 2018. • Yann Garnier is promoted Head of Sales for Global Markets. Yann will … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and The University of Manchester successfully complete first flight trials with unmanned aerial vehicle MAGMA

Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems and The University of Manchester set to change the future of aircraft design with unique flight control technology Together with The University of Manchester, we have successfully completed the first phase … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to provide combat management systems support across Royal Navy platforms

Farnborough, United Kingdom, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems has been contracted by the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) team to ensure the combat management systems, tactical networks and shared infrastructures aboard 38 Royal Navy platforms will … Read the full press release

Generali appoints Jaime Anchustegui Melgarejo to the newly created position of Group Chief Operations & Insurance Officer

ROME, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali, which met today under the chairmanship of Gabriele Galateri di Genola, has approved the creation of the new position of Group Chief Operations & Insurance Officer, as proposed … Read the full press release

Siemens honors 14 researchers as Inventors of the Year 2017

Inventors come from Germany, Denmark, Austria and the U.S. 34 inventions per day in fiscal 2017 MUNICH, 15-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens has honored 14 particularly resourceful researchers as Inventors of the Year 2017. Together, these scientists are responsible for … Read the full press release

New CERN-MEDICIS facility produces its first radioisotopes for medical research to diagnose cancers

GENEVA, 14-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (12 Dec 2017), the new CERN-MEDICIS facility has produced radioisotopes for medical research for the first time. MEDICIS (Medical Isotopes Collected from ISOLDE) aims to provide a wide range of radioisotopes, some of which can … Read the full press release

ŠKODA celebrates the most successful year in its motorsport history with a ŠKODA FABIA limited edition

1.4 TSI petrol engine with 92 kW/125 hp output and seven speed DSG gearbox Sportier steering wheel, new exclusive sports seats and sports suspension for even sportier handling and performance Special design elements and optional green 17” alloy wheels typical … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s “Future Mobility Incubator” start-up scheme winners announced

Experts in charging and battery technology, traffic sensors, automated driving, and mobility insurance selected From innovative idea to market readiness in 200 days Spring programme set to get underway in March 2018 DRESDEN, 14-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen supports innovative business … Read the full press release

Volkswagen begins advance sales of the new Polo GTI

Innovative driver assistance systems and great efficiency make the 200 PS Polo the compact sports car of a new generation First Polo with Front Assist area monitoring system and optionally with fully digital instruments (Active Info Display) Industry specialists Bähr … Read the full press release

Verimi welcomes new partner Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) a market leader for the validation of payment transactions, identification, connectivity and data

Giesecke+Devrient becomes new shareholder Pre-version of product tested in piloting phase Shareholder agreement signed in Berlin BERLIN, 14-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new European identification, registration and data platform Verimi welcomes further support: Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), world market leader for the validation … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes named Virginie Fauvel Chief Transformation Officer and Americas region head

Euler Hermes has appointed Virginie Fauvel, as Chief Transformation Officer as of January 15, 2018, and Head of the Americas region as of April 1, 2018. Once her nomination is approved by the Supervisory Board on February 9, 2018, she … Read the full press release

The BNP Paribas Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation create One Planet Fellowship to support research on climate adaptation in Africa

The BNP Paribas Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, under the patronage of the President of the French Republic launch One Planet Fellowship, a programme leveraging French, African and European expertise to support research on climate adaptation in Africa PARIS, 14-Dec-2017 … Read the full press release

UN Environment and BNP Paribas establish Sustainable Finance Facilities to drive sustainable economic growth in developing countries

UN Environment and BNP Paribas have today signed a milestone agreement at the One Planet Summit to establish Sustainable Finance Facilities, collaborative partnerships aimed at raising development capital to drive sustainable economic growth in emerging countries. UN Environment and BNP Paribas will … Read the full press release

Eni successfully drills Tecoalli 2 well in offshore Mexico boosts hydrocarbon in place estimate for Area 1 to 2.0 billion barrels

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 14-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni successfully drilled the Tecoalli 2 well, in the shallow waters of the Campeche Bay, offshore Mexico. Thanks to the results of this well and the revision of the reservoir models of the … Read the full press release

Eni completes sale of 25 percent indirect interest in Mozambique Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin to ExxonMobil

Eni has completed today the sale of a 25 percent indirect interest in the natural gas-rich Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin to ExxonMobil Development Africa B.V. (“ExxonMobil”). The terms of the sale, agreed in March 2017, include a payment … Read the full press release

Adomik a obtenu la 14e place au classement 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 500 pour la zone EMEA et la 3e place au classement Deloitte 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 pour la France

Après avoir remporté la 2e place au classement de la région Île-de-France, Adomik se voit attribuer la 14e place au classement de la zone EMEA et la 3e place en France Paris, France et New York, NY, le 13 décembre … Read the full press release

Adomik auf Rang 14 der 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 500 EMEA und auf Platz 3 der Deloitte 2017 TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 für Frankreich

Nach dem 2. Platz in der Region Île-de-France erreicht Adomik den 14. Rang im EMEA-Wettbewerb sowie Platz 3 im französischen Wettbewerb Paris (Frankreich) & New York (NY), 13. Dezember 2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fast 500 besteht seit 2001 und … Read the full press release

The European Council extends the European fund for strategic investments (EFSI) with target of half a trillion euros of additional investments

BRUSSELS, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 12 December 2017, the Council extended the European fund for strategic investments (EFSI) with a target of half a trillion euros of additional investments. EFSI is the flagship initiative under the EU’s ‘investment plan for Europe’. “Extending EFSI and … Read the full press release

European Commission steps up support for refugees in the Horn of Africa region with new actions worth €174.4 million

BRUSSELS, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has announced today 13 new actions worth €174.4 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to support refugees and host communities in the Horn of Africa region. At this occasion, Commissioner … Read the full press release

European Commission presented series of initiatives for a modern and clean economy at the One Planet Summit in Paris

PARIS, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two years after the Paris Agreement, the EU is firmly in the lead in fighting climate change. To that end the Commission announced a series of initiatives for a modern and clean economy at the One … Read the full press release

EIB partners with the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement in cities and local governments

LUXEMBOURG, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As announced at One Planet Summit in Paris, the EU Bank is to collaborate with the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) to help cities finance climate action and build greener cities for future generations. The new partnership is … Read the full press release

EBRD joins the global community in stepping up effort to combat climate change at the One Planet climate summit in Paris

Bank and global community stepping up effort to combat climate change LONDON, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) joined other global development organisations in stepping up the momentum for global climate action at the One Planet … Read the full press release

EBRD and Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) launch the Green Cities Climate Finance Accelerator

Supporting city climate projects worth US$ 1.5 billion with Global Covenant of Mayors, EU and Bloomberg LONDON, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has teamed up with a leading group of mayors from around the world to speed up and increase … Read the full press release

New study demonstrates the importance of protecting different seabed landscapes to maintain fish conservation

GLASGOW, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Conservation and fisheries management strategies should take into account seabed landscape in order to maintain fish conservation.  A new study led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde and Marine … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver new stock preparation line for Turkish Albayrak Group’s Varaka paper mill

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Turkish Albayrak Group to deliver a new stock preparation line with a design capacity of 1,000 bdmt/d for its Varaka paper mill in Balikesir, Western Turkey. GRAZ, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release