Daily Archives: 18, October 2012

All BMW Group brands now under one roof at BMW Welt

Personal brand experience a key factor in customer loyalty  Munich, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, on the fifth anniversary of the opening of the BMW Welt, the BMW Group gave the press a sneak preview of its new brand experience. The … Read the full press release

.eu meets the Internet industry in Poland and Sweden

Brussels, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The .eu registry EURid is sponsoring two Internet industry conferences in October to raise awareness of .eu across the European Union – the Secure 2012 Conference in Warsaw, Poland (22-24 October) and Internet Days in Stockholm, … Read the full press release

Achim Schneider neuer Leiter Unternehmenskommunikation

Achim Schneider neuer Leiter Unternehmenskommunikation

Stuttgart, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Zum 1. Januar 2013 übernimmt Achim Schneider (42) den Bereich Unternehmenskommunikation der Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG. Schneider berichtet in seiner neuen Funktion an den Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und Presse, Hans-Gerd Bode, dessen Stellvertreter er sein wird. … Read the full press release

Youth unemployment – our shared concern

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — It is a great pleasure for me to be here with you today and open the EU-CELAC Social Cohesion Forum on my first visit to Latin America and the Caribbean as European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs … Read the full press release

UK: Aviva adds Minifleet and professional indemnity to its online trading platform, Fast Trade

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  As part of its aim to be number one for brokers online, Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, is adding two further products to its online etrading platform, Fast Trade. Minifleet and professional indemnity join Fast Trade’s … Read the full press release

Tesco launches online grocery shopping in Slovakia

Tesco launches online grocery shopping in Slovakia

Tesco has launched its online grocery shopping service for customers in Bratislava and several surrounding towns. 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Almost 1,000 customers per week will be able to order their shopping online and have it delivered directly to their homes.  … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group launches its Customer Disability Programme and commits to provide innovative technology to make banking easier

Launch of sign language and text services for deaf customers Roll-out of talking cash machines Introduction of a specialist colleague helpline to provide expert support for customer-facing staff Improved recording of disabled customer needs Training programme for customer-facing colleagues 18-10-2012 … Read the full press release

The road ahead is green

Not a parking meter: Fast-charging stations on the street are still a rare sight.

The issue of electromobility is attracting more and more interest. For some time now, the automotive industry has not been alone in feeling the heat of this electrifying trend: driven by a growing awareness of environmental issues among the population … Read the full press release

« Ace Manager – The Fifth Set », 5ème édition internationale du jeu en ligne de BNP Paribas, pour les étudiants

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BNP Paribas propose, pour la cinquième année consécutive, « Ace Manager – The Fifth Set », son jeu en ligne destiné à renforcer sa notoriété dans les universités mondiales. Ce jeu international est accessible à tous les … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz fördert den Filmnachwuchs: Werbespot mit der neuen Mercedes-Benz A-Klasse

Mercedes-Benz fördert Deutschlands Filmnachwuchs mit nachhaltigen Maßnahmen. Die Stuttgarter Premiummarke stellte Judith Schöll, der Gewinnerin des FIRST STEPS Award 2011 in der Kategorie „Commercial Award“, ein Produktionsbudget in Höhe von 50.000 Euro zur Verfügung und realisierte gemeinsam mit ihr einen … Read the full press release

Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni meets Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin

Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin and Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni have met to discuss the progress of joint projects between the two companies offshore Russia in the Black Sea and Barents Sea, sanctioned in the strategic cooperation agreement signed on 25 … Read the full press release

EMCDDA INSIGHTS INTO THE SOCIAL REINTEGRATION OF DRUG USERS

Neglecting the social needs of drug users can undermine chances of long-term recovery Lisbon, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Over 1 million drug users in the European Union are estimated to be receiving some form of treatment for their drug problems every year. … Read the full press release

Council conclusions on Iran

3191st FOREIG AFFAIRS Council meeting Luxembourg,  18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Council adopted the following conclusions: 1. “The Council reiterates its serious and deepening concerns over Iran’s nuclear programme and the urgent need for Iran to comply with all its … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Konzern steigert Auslieferungen per September um 9,7 Prozent auf 6,71 Millionen Fahrzeuge*

Einzelmonat September mit 801.000 Auslieferungen und 6,5 Prozent Plus* Konzernvertriebsvorstand Christian Klingler: „Weltweite Auslieferungen weiter gesteigert; Unsicherheiten und Gesamtmarktlage beschäftigen uns intensiv und benötigen volle Aufmerksamkeit“ Wolfsburg, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Der Volkswagen Konzern hat in den ersten drei Quartalen 2012 seine weltweiten Auslieferungen … Read the full press release

Council conclusions on Bosnia and Herzegovina

3191st FOREIG AFFAIRS Council meeting  Luxembourg, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Council adopted the following conclusions: “The Council reiterates its unequivocal support for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s EU perspective as a sovereign and united country enjoying full territorial integrity. It reaffirms its commitment … Read the full press release

UK: Don’t let criminals darken your door as the nights draw in

33% increase in gold and jewellery thefts on Bonfire Night 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s not just ghosts and ghouls that people have to be wary of as the clocks go back, criminals also see it as an opportunity to cause … Read the full press release

ENEL PRESENTA IN ASSOLOMBARDA IL PROGETTO ENEL LAB: IL PRIMO LABORATORIO DI IMPRESA PER LA CLEAN TECHNOLOGY

Il Gruppo investirà 15 milioni di euro nei prossimi tre anni per supportare la crescita di start up italiane e spagnole con progetti innovativi nell’ambito del cleantech.  la raccolta delle candidature sarà attiva on-line fino al 30 novembre. http://lab.enel.com/  A … Read the full press release

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk

Brussels, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “It is with great sadness that the High Representative has … Read the full press release

Council conclusions on Syria

3191st FOREIG AFFAIRS Council meeting Luxembourg, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The Council adopted the following conclusions: “1. The European Union stands by the Syrian people in its courageous struggle for freedom, dignity and democracy. The use of force by the Syrian regime … Read the full press release

Nestlé nine-month sales: 6.1% organic growth, full-year outlook confirmed

Follow today’s events live 08:00 CET Press conference webcast (in English and Mandarin) 09:30 CET Investor call webcast (in English) Full details in Events Sales up 11% to CHF 67.6 billion 6.1% organic growth, 2.9% real internal growth 11.7% organic growth in emerging markets and 2.4% in developed markets … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ inaugure la centrale hydroélectrique d’Estreito (1 087 MW) en présence de Dilma Rousseff, Présidente de la République du Brésil

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — GDF SUEZ, par l’intermédiaire de sa filiale Tractebel Energia, a le plaisir d’annoncer l’inauguration d’une nouvelle centrale hydroélectrique à Estreito au Brésil, d’une capacité de 1 087 MW. Cette centrale a été inaugurée aujourd’hui par la Présidente … Read the full press release

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton upon arrival at the Foreign Affairs Council, Luxembourg, 15 October 2012

Brussels, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Good morning everyone. Just to say first of all that we had an extremely good dinner last evening with Foreign Minister Lavrov, who came to join the Foreign Affairs Council to discuss the bilateral relationship between the European … Read the full press release

Allianz Re challenges the insurance cycle

Thailand showed the impacts of globalization and concentration into industrial parks such as those in Bangkok which led to an immense accumulation of insured values in the area.

With renewal season well underway, Allianz Re keeps its focus on prudent risk assessment and disciplined underwriting. CEO Amer Ahmed looks back at 2011 and the challenges faced by reinsurers in an interview with trade magazine “Reactions”. Munich, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas a reçu le prix TopCom d’or pour sa campagne de communication Parlons Vrai

18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — BNP Paribas a reçu le prix TopCom d’or dans la catégorie campagne de publicité plurimédia pour sa campagne de communication « Parlons Vrai ». Lancée fin 2011, cette campagne originale était basée sur les vraies questions et … Read the full press release

Gemeinsame Erklärung der Werkleitung und des Betriebsrates: Vereinbarung zur S-Klasse Produktion im Mercedes-Benz Werk Sindelfingen getroffen

Flexibilisierung der Arbeitszeiten zur Erfüllung der Kundenwünsche Verhandlungsergebnis stärkt Wettbewerbsfähigkeit des Standorts Werkleiter Dr. Willi Reiss: „Mit dieser Vereinbarung ist uns ein weiterer Schritt in Richtung mehr Flexibilität im Werk Sindelfingen gelungen.“ Gesamtbetriebsratsvorsitzender Erich Klemm: „Wir haben auf dem Verhandlungsweg … Read the full press release

Eni completes sale of 30% minus one share of Snam to Cassa Depositi e Prestiti

The sale was executed upon the occurrence of the conditions precedent, including Antitrust approval. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Eni S.p.A. (“Eni”) has completed the sale of 1,013,619,522 shares of Snam S.p.A. (“Snam”), equal to a 30% … Read the full press release

One year of Task Force for Greece

Brussels, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — One year ago, the Task Force for Greece (TFGR) started its operation of supporting the Greek administration in identifying and providing technical assistance (TA) for the country’s reform process. On 12th October 2011, the TFGR’s first high-level … Read the full press release

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu rejoint le Conseil d’Administration d’AXA

Paris, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Le Conseil d’administration d’AXA, réuni mercredi 10 octobre 2012, a décidé de coopter M. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu en qualité d’administrateur, en remplacement de M. Giuseppe Mussari qui a démissionné en juin 2012. La ratification de cette cooptation sera … Read the full press release

Antonio TAJANI Vicepresidente della Commissione europea, responsabile per l’Industria e l’Imprenditoria Il Vicepresidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani inaugura la Settimana delle PMI e del Mercato unico Vent’anni del mercato interno, Sala della Protomoteca, Campidoglio/Roma 15 October 2012

Il Vicepresidente della Commissione europea Antonio Tajani inaugura la Settimana delle PMI e del Mercato unico Sala della Protomoteca, Campidoglio/Roma, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — INTRODUZIONE Il Nobel attribuito all’Unione europea è un riconoscimento alla pace e alla prosperità realizzata con oltre sessant’anni … Read the full press release

Commission unveils plans to boost audience for culture

Brussels, 18-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission will tomorrow unveil its new plans for putting audiences, as well as artists, at the heart of its new Creative Europe programme for the cultural and creative sectors. Audience development will be a key focus for projects … Read the full press release