Monthly Archives: April 2021

Accenture to accelerate its growth in France and scale its cybersecurity capabilities across Europe with the acquisition of Openminded

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services. The … Read the full press release

Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release

4 ways to build a more flexible supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Supply chains worldwide have experienced some level of turbulence in the last 18 month. The pandemic continues to cause disruption, as well as other events such as the obstruction of the Suez Canal … Read the full press release

Airbus to increase aircraft production and validation efficiency by relying on Ericsson private network

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson (STO: ERIC-B), one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, and Airbus, the world’s largest airliner manufacturer, have announced the extension of their ongoing partnership to … Read the full press release

Seadrill Management S PTE Ltd awarded 4-years drilling contract for the Bacalhau field in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 28-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (FRA: DNQA), an energy company that develops oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 countries, has announced that Equinor Brasil Energia Ltda has, on behalf of … Read the full press release

Partners Vattenfall, wpd and Banque des Territoires shortlisted for the upcoming French offshore wind tender in Normandy

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces that, together with its partners wpd and Banque des Territoires, it has been prequalified to participate in the upcoming 1 GW French offshore wind tender off the coast of Normandy. On … Read the full press release

Equinor completes divestment of its US Bakken assets to Grayson Mill Energy

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy company Equinor announces that it has completed the transaction with Grayson Mill Energy that was previously announced in February 2021. As a result, Equinor has divested all its operated and non-operated … Read the full press release

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … Read the full press release

SGS Geneva is now a Gafta Approved Superintendent

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS Geneva announces successful completion of Gafta Standard Audit and is now a confirmed Gafta Approved Superintendent. Demonstrating our technical expertise in supervision, sampling and check weighing for the Agri Commodities industry. As … Read the full press release

Cosmetics company Lumene reduces greenhouse gas emissions from its manufacturing process by up to 90% by switching to renewable fuel oil from Neste

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste announces that Finnish cosmetics company Lumene has introduced Neste MY Non-Road Diesel™ at its factory in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland, replacing the fossil fuel oil previously used at the factory. In early 2021 … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. appoints Renato Costantini as new General Counsel

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. welcomes Renato Costantini as the new General Counsel. In this role, Renato will also join Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and the Management Committee of the Swiss … Read the full press release

Covestro expands production capacity of specialty films at its Dormagen site in Germany

Production with the most advanced technology Competence center for multilayer flat films (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has started up additional production lines for high-quality specialty films at its Dormagen site in Germany. The … Read the full press release

DHL Express introduces Fiat’s new E-Ducato vans to its European fleet as part of its Zero Emissions strategy

DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express announces its next step towards achieving the goal to electrify … Read the full press release

Telefónica approved all resolutions proposed by its Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting 2021

“Telefónica has been privileged of being part of the solution during the pandemic and is now ready to conquer the future,” said José María Álvarez-Pallete in his speech. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica has held its AGM … Read the full press release

#EarthDayImpact: Schroders employees to collectively reduce their carbon footprint in celebration of the Earth Day

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders (LON: SDR), a British multinational asset management company, has announced the firm is marking the Earth Day and its employees are taking further action to collectively reduce their carbon footprint and lead … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the revitalisation of the abandoned Gredelj area in Croatia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced its support for an urban regeneration initiative in Zagreb, Croatia. The bank will be backing an initiative for … Read the full press release

World premiere for the new Volkswagen Polo: partly automated driving with the IQ.DRIVE Travel Assist system

Sharper design: New Polo is equipped with LED headlights and LED tail light clusters as standard, and has been given a new look at both front and rear Digital and always on: Digital Cockpit (fitted as standard), online infotainment systems, … Read the full press release

Sustainable Mobility for Italy: Webuild highlights role that infrastructure play in reviving economy and creating employment

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an industrial Group specialized in the construction of large works and large complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, clean hydro energy, clean water and green buildings sectors, announces the launch of a … Read the full press release

Innovative battery solution created by Fortum, Volvo Cars, and Comsys installed at Landafors hydropower plant in Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum announces collaboration with Volvo Cars, and cleantech company Comsys for the development of an innovative battery solution that is now being installed at Fortum’s Landafors hydropower plant on the river Ljusnan in … Read the full press release

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EUROPE’S LARGEST DEDICATED CBD & MEDICAL CANNABIS EVENT TAKES PLACE APRIL 28-30 ONLINE (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The CANNAVIST, the UK & Ireland’s essential guide to CBD & medical cannabis, presents CBD Live Europe, the biggest dedicated … Read the full press release

Leading reinsurer Swiss Re and automotive technology company Veoneer partner over advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)

Leading reinsurer and automotive technology company join forces on assessment of ADAS technology Veoneer to profit from Swiss Re’s data and knowledge to improve ADAS technology Veoneer’s expertise on ADAS hardware and software technologies to feed into and enhance Swiss … Read the full press release

Continental to exhibit at the world’s largest trade show for the printing and print media industry Drupa 2021

70 years trade show participation at Drupa Printing technology as a digital tradeshow experience: multimedia features, chatrooms, product highlights Environmentally friendly and sustainable product development thanks to fewer solvents Trendsetting: expert insight into the world of functional printing by Dr. … Read the full press release

The BMW Group’s #NEXTGen 2020 presentation named the iF Design Award 2021 winner in the Communication discipline

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The BMW Group (ETR: BMW), one of the world’s leading premium manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles, has announced its #NEXTGen 2020 streaming event has been named an iF Design Award 2021 winner in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s strategic investment fund Telekom Innovation Pool made a significant purchase of Celo’s native asset (CELO)

Deutsche Telekom invests in decentralized financial economy Deutsche Telekom to be the first telecommunications company in the world to join the Celo network Deutsche Telekom offers secure infrastructure for the Celo network (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 20-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche … Read the full press release

Siemens to integrate Google Cloud’s data cloud and AI/ML capabilities with its factory automation solutions to optimize processes on the shop floor

The new cooperation aims to enable the scaled deployment of AI-based solutions for industrial manufacturing. Google Cloud and Siemens simplify the deployment of artificial intelligence to the shopfloor, empowering employees and improving overall quality. (PRESS RELEASE) NUREMBERG, Germany/ SUNNYVALE, CA, … Read the full press release

Eni to present its decarbonisation strategy at the Expo 2020 in Dubai

Eni becomes the official “Platinum Sponsor” of the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai (PRESS RELEASE) SAN DONATO MILANESE, 19-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni announces that it has signed partnership with the Italian Commissioner’s … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars recognises its dealers around the world

Awards announced at a series of five virtual events, organised by region Categories reflect a range of business objectives and achievements (PRESS RELEASE) WESTHAMPNETT, UK, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British luxury automobile maker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars presents this year’s awards … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Ukraine agribusiness main player Kernel Group

US$57 million EBRD loan to Kernel Group as part of US$200 million syndication Funds to benefit farmers and support Kernel’s climate action strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that … Read the full press release

ING separates Management Board roles for technology and operations; appoints Ron van Kemenade chief technology officer

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announces that it will separate the Management Board Banking roles for technology and operations to further strengthen its position as a digital leader in banking. ING also announces the appointment of Ron … Read the full press release