Monthly Archives: September 2018

Evonik to merge its Personal Care and Household Care business lines to form a new Care Solutions Business Line

New Care Solutions unit at Evonik creates powerhouse in the personal care and household products markets Care Solutions is formed from existing Personal Care and Household Care business lines Customers to benefit from: Greater innovative power, leaner processes, closer customer … Read the full press release

Continental AG Supervisory Board extends the tenure of CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart to 2024

The Supervisory Board of Continental AG appoints CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart for a further five years, until August 11, 2024 José A. Avila to leave Executive Board as at September 30, 2018, and will take on strategic advisory role for … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp won the Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award in the Built Environment category at the Alliance to Save Energy’s Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards in Washington

The Alliance to Save Energy recognized thyssenkrupp’s MULTI elevator with its Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award in the Built Environment category MULTI, thyssenkrupp’s groundbreaking rope-less and sideways-moving elevator, will enable architects reinvent building design and improve the business case … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Elevator to design and install more than 100 elevator and escalator units for the Hudson Yards development in New York

Up to 40 TWIN elevators, the world’s only elevator system with two independently operating cars in one shaft, will be installed at 50 Hudson Yards, saving significant space and energy while improving travel times. More than 100 elevator and escalator … Read the full press release

Iberdrola: Exhibition highlights the significant contribution made by the Spanish monarchy to the birth of the United States

It will remain open to the public until November 18 The show, which highlights the significant contribution made by the Spanish monarchy to the birth of the United States, is a continuation of the exhibition entitled ‘Recovered Memories. Spain, New … Read the full press release

Iberdrola expects to increase its renewable generation in the United States to around 10,000 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2022

Bilbao, Spain, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, has made some statements to journalist Scott DiSavino from Reuters regarding his attendance at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 being held in New York. Galán said the company expects to spend … Read the full press release

Iberdrola chairman Ignacio Galán participated in the ‘UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018’ in New York

The company has committed itself at the United Nations to supporting and promoting the empowerment of women in society At the UN headquarters, the chairman of Iberdrola participated in the ‘UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018’ which gathers global leaders … Read the full press release

Capgemini won a 2018 Systems Integrator Partner of the Year for Customer Impact award from Pivotal Software

PARIS, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has won a 2018 Systems Integrator Partner of the Year for Customer Impact award from Pivotal Software, Inc. Capgemini was honored with the prestigious award during SpringOne Platform in Washington, D.C for its work … Read the full press release

Capgemini received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related to Rail”

Capgemini recognized for its commitment to creating sustainable solutions for its clients and its ability to execute its climate strategy PARIS, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and the German Armed Forces announce cooperation on Cyber security

Cyber security as a national task Administration interlocks with critical infrastructure operators Joint training and further education of security specialists Regular exchange of information and hospitations arranged BONN, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom and the German Armed Forces will … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom modernises Traveller Information System and mobile app in the Dallas-Fort Worth

New system allows agencies to optimize operations while providing travellers with personalized, real-time traffic and transit information. Vienna, Austria/McLean, VA, USA, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom announces the successful upgrade of the existing Traveller Information System and mobile app to … Read the full press release

FMO closes USD 15 million loan for Bancop to support job creation by productive SMEs in Paraguay

The HAGUE, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FMO has closed a USD 15 million loan for Banco Para la Comercialización y la Producción, Bancop S.A. (“Bancop”) in Paraguay, to support job creation by productive SMEs. Bancop is a member of the … Read the full press release

Covestro recognized as a LEAD company of the United Nations Global Compact

UN honors high engagement of material producer Commitment to ten principles for responsible businesses LEVERKUSEN, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro has been recognized as a LEAD company of the United Nations Global Compact, a global movement of responsible and sustainable corporate … Read the full press release

BayWa and Al Dahra harvest the first premium tomatoes grown in the Emirates

Cultivation in modern climate-controlled greenhouses MUNICH, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two months after planting the first 90,000 seedlings in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, BayWa AG, Munich, and Al Dahra Holding, LLC, Abu Dhabi, have begun harvesting the first 1.5 … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires Crossmatch a biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions leader

STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions. “Crossmatch is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group. The company reinforces our current offering within biometric identity management. … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and Fondazione Cariplo inaugurate the first Italian Circular Economy lab in Milan

The research Hub dedicated to the circular economy based in Milan at Cariplo Factory, was inaugurated in the presence of Ellen MacArthur, Founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, of which Intesa Sanpaolo is the only Financial Services Global Partner Intesa … Read the full press release

Anglo American announces changes to its Board and Committee

LONDON, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (“Anglo American” or “the Company”) announces a number of changes to the roles of its non-executive directors following the decisions of Sir Philip Hampton and Jack Thompson to step down from the Board … Read the full press release

BP and Johnson Matthey’s award-winning Fischer Tropsch technology to support Fulcrum BioEnergy’s production of biojet fuel from municipal waste

BP and Johnson Matthey announce the signing of the first licensing deal for their innovative, award-winning Fischer Tropsch technology This technology will support Fulcrum’s production of biojet fuel from municipal waste LONDON, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and Johnson Matthey … Read the full press release

Bayport Polymers to build a 625,000-ton-per-year polyethylene unit at its production site in Bayport, Texas

Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals Take Final Investment Decision for New Unit PARIS/ VIENNA/ CALGARY, Canada/ BAYPORT, TX, USA, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayport Polymers, LLC (“Bayport Polymers”) – a 50/50 joint venture owned by Total S.A. (“Total”) and Novealis … Read the full press release

Andrea Orcel to succeed José Antonio Álvarez as CEO of Banco Santander Group

Ana Botín: “We are committed to continue executing on the loyalty strategy we announced in October 2015, and accelerating on the digitalization of our businesses as we build an integrated, global and open financial services platform for our customers across … Read the full press release

Barclays launches new digital platform to boost its Corporate Banking operations in Western Europe

European footprint improved through increased investment Digital Corporate Banking platform developed to support multi-country banking More complete range of services available to institutional clients and global corporates Enhanced offering boosted by new hires in Europe LONDON, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays … Read the full press release

London Stock Exchange Group appoints Marshall Bailey OBE and Ruth Wandhöfer as Independent Non-Executive Directors

LONDON, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) today announces that Marshall Bailey OBE and Ruth Wandhöfer will join the Group Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors. Marshall’s appointment is effective immediately and Ruth will join the Board from … Read the full press release

London Stock Exchange Group celebrates Europe’s most dynamic and fastest growing SMEs in its ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe 2018’ report

Report demonstrates vital importance of high-growth small and medium sized companies (SMEs) to future European economic growth, innovation and job creation Report is part of broader LSEG support for European high-growth companies, including leading international growth market AIM and business … Read the full press release

Plus Ultra Líneas Aereas rejects an article published on August 8th

MADRID, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From Plus Ultra Líneas Aereas, we want to reject the article (https://news.europawire.eu/plus-ultra-strongly-denies-the-fraud-allegations-bought-against-them-in-the-english-class-action-lawsuit-17300/eu-press-release/2018/08/08) published on August 8th on this web page. The article was completely false and published without any source verification. The quotes made in … Read the full press release

London Stock Exchange welcomes China Construction Bank listing of US$1 billion Sustainability bond on its International Securities Market

CCB’s $1bn bond becomes the first Sustainability Bond on London Stock Exchange’s International Securities Market Reinforces London’s status as leading international green and sustainable financing centre Enhances LSEG’s position as a strong partner for international Chinese fundraising LONDON, 26-Sep-2018 — … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding connects Europe and China faster than by sea and cheaper than via air freight with new less-than-container load rail service

The demand for rail freight capacity on the “New Silk Road” is continuously increasing.   DHL Global Forwarding grows its rail freight capacity in the Belt and Road network New weekly LCL service between Duisburg and Chengdu to meet increasing … Read the full press release

All-new Bentley Continental GT wins exterior and interior design categories at the German Design Awards

Jury of independent experts award finest Grand Tourer ever built CREWE, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The all-new Bentley Continental GT has won Gold in two key categories of the prestigious German Design Awards – one of the most highly respected design … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Securities Services provides intelligent reporting and fund distribution analytics solution for asset managers

PARIS, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this tailor-made reporting and analytics solution, Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) offers to asset managers an innovative tool for decision support in the fields of distribution strategy of their funds across domiciles. D-View enables asset … Read the full press release

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