Monthly Archives: January 2021

Iberdrola to ensure 70% of its main suppliers worldwide comply with environmental, social and governance objectives by 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to promote ESG criteria to its more than 22,000 suppliers worldwide, from which it makes purchases worth 20 billion euros a year. ESG criteria -environmental, social and … Read the full press release

Sven Gräble appointed new Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG

Sven Gräble will take over as Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Operations at Daimler Truck AG and will thus be responsible for the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Trucks. In this role, he succeeds Gerald Jank, who will retire on January … Read the full press release

Hydro and Northvolt joint venture Hydrovolt starts building Norway’s first recycling plant for electric vehicle batteries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro announces that Hydrovolt, its joint venture with Northvolt, has started constructing the battery recycling plant in Norway. The world’s most technologically advanced plant will have the … Read the full press release

Empa and Coop partner against foodwaste

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa announces collaboration with Coop to develop potential improvements in the supply chain. Vegetables and fruits often have a long way to go on the supermarket shelf. How can quality be intelligently … Read the full press release

NLB certified top employer in Slovenia for the sixth consecutive year

(PRESS RELEASE) LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest banking and financial group in Slovenia NLB announces that it has earned the prestigious Top Employer certificate for the sixth consecutive year. International independent Top Employers Institute has once again awarded … Read the full press release

Stephan Hänseler elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of SIX Terravis Ltd

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SIX Terravis Ltd., the land register interface, announces changes in its Board of Directors. At an Extraordinary General Meeting, Stephan Hänseler, Managing Director of SIX SIS Ltd, was elected Chairman of the Board … Read the full press release

CMA CGM adds Port of Alexandria’s upcoming terminal to its operations in the Mediterranean

Operations will start in 2022 and a capacity of 1.5 million TEUs. A strategic choice for the development of CMA CGM’s port operations in the Mediterranean. (PRESS RELEASE) MARSEILLE, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French container transportation and shipping company CMA … Read the full press release

Telefónica sees its 4th year in row inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

The telecommunications operator remains in the index for the fourth consecutive year and improves its score compared to the previous edition. Telefónica is one of the 10 telcos that are part of an indicator that selects 380 companies from 44 … Read the full press release

Top Employer certification for DHL Supply Chain underlines the Company’s excellent working conditions, even during the global pandemic

Investments in digitalization of training and recruitment proved to be right amid the pandemic Building on standardized solutions, digital skillsets and diversity will be the focus in 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Supply Chain, Deutsche Post … Read the full press release

Milestone: 80,000th Continental GT was handcrafted earlier this week at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, UK

80,000th Continental GT produced at the Home of Bentley in Crewe Three generations produced over the last 18 years Emissions reduction of 48 per cent with a power increase of 27 per cent 17 billion various configurations ensure individuality for … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure to the grid connection at selected gas stations of bp subsidiary in Germany Aral AG

Aral to install more than 100 ultra-fast chargers at 30 gas stations in Germany until end of first quarter 2021; further roll-out planned Siemens to provide intelligent grid connection for growing power demand Cloud connection creates transparency across all locations, … Read the full press release

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI): Enel, Endesa recognised for their gender inclusion initiatives

Enel and its Spanish subsidiary Endesa are among the 380 companies praised by Bloomberg for their commitment and transparency with regards to gender inclusion Enel has scored 17% higher than the average score of the index constituents (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, … Read the full press release

Henkel acknowledges top suppliers for outstanding contributions at The ACI Supplier Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020 in a first virtual supplier event of Henkel Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. For the 14th time, the event took … Read the full press release

Stellantis N.V. subsidiary FCA Italy and Engie EPS form e-Mobility joint venture

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ TURIN, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stellantis N.V. (STLA:EN) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA Italy S.p.A. has signed an agreement with Engie EPS (EPS:EN) to create a Joint Venture in the e-Mobility sector. These agreements, including … Read the full press release

New Ericsson 5G RAN Slicing solution enables service providers deliver 5G services with increased flexibility and versatility

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announces the launch of new 5G network slicing solution for radio access networks (RAN). The new software solution enables communications service providers to deliver … Read the full press release

Donna Thomas Joins Visual Data Media Services as Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas

Visual Data Media Services to Partner with Endeavour Capital for Next Phase of Growth

Industry veteran joins senior leadership team to accelerate Visual Data’s next phase of growth and deliver unparalleled value to customers (PRESS RELEASE) LOS ANGELES, Calif., United States, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Visual Data Media Services, a leading entertainment services company … Read the full press release

Green mobility: Alstom’s hydrogen train Coradia iLint recognised with European Railway Award

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, France, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom announces that its innovative hydrogen train project Coradia iLint has been honoured with European Railway Award 2021. Coradia iLint has been commissioned by Landesnahverkehrsgesellschaft Niedersachsen (LNVG) to test hydrogen as a … Read the full press release

Alstom recognised as a “Top Employer” in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, France, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational rolling stock manufacturer Alstom announces that it has been certified “Top Employer” in Europe, and for the first time in Asia Pacific and North America, with certifications in 14 countries¹. … Read the full press release

UniCredit Group certified as great place to work in all of Europe for the fourth time in a row

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that its exceptional employee offering has been officially certified by Top Employers Institute, reaffirming the Group’s status as a great place to work. The European level Top Employers Certification was awarded … Read the full press release

ZEISS’ new digital microscope for the first time enables all-in-one focus in real time

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces the launch of a new innovative digital microscope ZEISS Visioner 1. Thanks to its Micro-mirror Array Lens System (MALS™), ZEISS Visioner 1, for the first time enables all-in-one focus in real time. … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool awarded grants to create anti-viral surface technologies to break chain of COVID transmission

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that its has joined a consortium to develop new anti-viral technology that will limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) from touching contaminated surfaces in areas such as hospitals, train … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor of Neurosurgery Michael Jenkinson to lead Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England’s Surgical Trials in Liverpool

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that Michael Jenkinson, Professor of Neurosurgery at its Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, has been appointed as the Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England … Read the full press release

Consortium aims at producing hydrogen from wind and solar power in Hamburg

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a leading European energy company aiming at fossil free living within one generation, has announced it is part of a consortium together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Shell and municipal company Wärme … Read the full press release

Symrise Nutrition’s Diana Food recognized for its overall waste reduction strategy with Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021 nomination

Recognition for excellent waste management throughout the business Long history in valorization of side streams and circular economy models Capturing of highly nutritious active plant ingredients (PRESS RELEASE) HOLZMINDEN, Germany, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diana Food, the leader in natural … Read the full press release

Klaus Rehkugler, Mercedes-Benz Vans on what to expect from the motorhome market in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler‘s brand for commercial use and private lifestyle vans, gives a first glimpse into the motorhome year 2021. The company’s new Head of Sales and Marketing Klaus Rehkugler comments on how … Read the full press release

The all-electric BMW i4 ahead of its world premiere: the brand’s first car with sporty DNA for purely electric driving built entirely from scratch

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Group (ETR: BMW), a German multinational company which produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles, has released a video for 1st hand explanations from behind the steering wheel by the BMW i4 Project Leader … Read the full press release

Wireless Logic strengthens presence in the Nordic region with the acquisition of Com4

(PRESS RELEASE) HURLEY, UK, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leading IoT connectivity platform provider, Wireless Logic announces that it completed the acquisition of Norwegian MVNO with a focus on IoT and M2M communication Com4. The transaction which further expanded its … Read the full press release

Iveco Defence Vehicles and New Holland Agriculture facilities earn Bronze status in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. announces that its global brands Iveco Defence Vehicles and New Holland Agriculture have both attained Bronze status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program for their facilities in Sete Lagoas, … Read the full press release

Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com

Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com

(PRESS RELEASE) BREDA, The Netherlands, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com. Proposal software Offorte makes it easy to create business proposals using the new … Read the full press release

VINCI Immobilier now owns 100% of Urbat Promotion

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Immobilier announces that it has finalised the acquisition of 50.1% stake in Urbat Promotion, bringing its shares of the company to 100%. VINCI Immobilier acquired a 49.9% stake in Urbat Promotion in … Read the full press release