Daily Archives: 4, April 2023

Santander e BNP Paribas’ UCI lançam Fundo para Residências Sustentáveis em Espanha e Portugal com 440 milhões de euros do EIB, ICO e EIF

(NOTÍCIA EM BREVE) A joint venture do Banco Santander e do Grupo BNP Paribas, a Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI), lançou um fundo de securitização chamado RMBS Green Prado XI, que visa financiar residências residenciais sustentáveis na Espanha e em … Read the full press release

Santander and BNP Paribas’ UCI Launches Fund for Sustainable Residential Homes in Spain and Portugal with €440m from EIB, ICO, and EIF

(IN BRIEF) Banco Santander and BNP Paribas Group’s joint venture, Unión de Créditos Inmobiliarios (UCI), has launched a securitisation fund called RMBS Green Prado XI that aims to finance sustainable residential homes in Spain and Portugal. The European Investment Bank … Read the full press release

EIB und Gewobag bauen über 2.000 bezahlbare Wohnungen in Berlin

(IN KÜRZE) Gewobag, ein landeseigenes Wohnungsunternehmen in Berlin, hat sich von der Europäischen Investitionsbank (EIB) ein Darlehen in Höhe von 300 Millionen Euro gesichert, um bis 2026 über 2.165 neue Wohnungen zu bauen. Die Finanzierung wird auch dazu beitragen, 350 … Read the full press release

EIB and Gewobag to Build Over 2,000 Affordable Flats in Berlin

(IN BRIEF) Gewobag, a state-owned housing company in Berlin, has secured a €300 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to build over 2,165 new flats by 2026. The funding will also help establish 350 positions at childcare centers … Read the full press release

La BEI concede il primo prestito verde al settore idrico a livello globale, con 150 milioni di euro a Iren

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La Banca Europea per gli Investimenti (BEI) ha concesso 150 milioni di euro di finanziamenti legati alla sostenibilità a Iren, uno dei principali fornitori di servizi idrici e multiutility dell’Italia nord-occidentale. Il finanziamento sarà utilizzato per migliorare … Read the full press release

EIB Grants First Green Loan to Water Sector Globally, with €150 Million to Iren

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted €150 million in sustainability-linked financing to Iren, a major water service provider and multi-utility company in north-western Italy. The funding will be used to improve water services for one million people … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Wins MSUA President’s Award for Contributions to Mobile Satellite Industry

(IN BRIEF) Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Senior VP of Government Strategy & Policy at Inmarsat Government, has been awarded the first-ever Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) President’s Award. Inmarsat was one of the founding members of MSUA and Rebecca has actively served … Read the full press release

Hera and Snam’s green hydrogen project in Modena secures €19.5m funding

(IN BRIEF) Italian energy companies Hera and Snam have secured €19.5m in funding from the Regional Council of Emilia Romagna for their joint green hydrogen project in Modena. The funds will be allocated as part of Italy’s National Recovery and … Read the full press release

Mariama Attah joins Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation as Associate Curator

(IN BRIEF) The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation has appointed Mariama Attah as the Associate Curator for the Art Collection Deutsche Börse. Attah, who is the Head of Exhibitions at Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool, will advise the Deutsche Börse Photography … Read the full press release

GRAHAM shortlisted for MMC Project of the Year Award at Construction News Awards 2023 for University of York PBSA project

(IN BRIEF) GRAHAM has been shortlisted for the MMC Project of the Year Award in the Construction News Awards 2023 for its Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) project at the University of York. The project, completed in September 2022, utilised … Read the full press release

Saab’s GlobalEye multi-domain AEW&C solution completes successful maiden flight

(IN BRIEF) Swedish defense company Saab has completed the first flight of its fourth GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft, marking a significant milestone in Saab’s AEW&C programme. The aircraft performed several tests related to the aircraft’s capabilities during … Read the full press release

Continental and HERE Technologies to power IVECO commercial vehicles in the EU with Intelligent Speed Assistance and fuel-saving functions

(IN BRIEF) Continental and HERE Technologies will provide Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) and fuel-saving functions to all commercial vehicles produced by IVECO in the EU market from 2023 onwards. The solution will be delivered through Continental’s eHorizon platform that aggregates … Read the full press release

EIF unterzeichnet erste PaaS-Garantievereinbarung mit der schwedischen Finanzierungsplattform Lisa&

(IN KÜRZE) Der Europäische Investitionsfonds (EIF) und die schwedische Finanzierungsplattform Lisa& haben eine Garantievereinbarung unterzeichnet, um schwedischen Unternehmen mit einem zirkulären Geschäftsmodell über 278 Millionen SEK (24,8 Millionen Euro) anzubieten. Die Transaktion wird durch das Nachhaltigkeitsfenster des InvestEU-Programms der Europäischen … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall signs letter of cooperation to build Boxer vehicles in Australia for export to Germany

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall has signed a letter of cooperation with Germany and Australia to build Boxer combat vehicles in Australia, expanding the close defence partnership between the two nations in the land domain. The Boxers will be built for export … Read the full press release

EIF Signs First PaaS Guarantee Agreement with Swedish Financing Platform Lisa&

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Swedish financing platform Lisa& have signed a guarantee agreement to offer over SEK 278 million (€24.8 million) for Swedish companies with a circular business model. The deal will be supported by the … Read the full press release

SEB Investment Management adopts net zero GHG emissions target by 2040 as part of new sustainability policy

(IN BRIEF) SEB Investment Management has updated its sustainability policy, adding new exclusion criteria for biodiversity. The policy focuses on five themes: climate, biodiversity, water, human rights and labour rights, and corporate governance. The fund company will not invest in … Read the full press release

Evonik to separate amino acids and specialty nutrition business for cost-leadership

(IN BRIEF) Specialty chemical company Evonik is to operate its animal nutrition business under two separate models, with the amino acids business and the specialty nutrition business to operate according to different requirements and market conditions. The company will streamline … Read the full press release

Evonik Launches Online Portal to Help Customers Find the Right Methacrylate Monomers

(IN BRIEF) Evonik’s Specialty Methacrylate Monomers group has launched an online self-service portal called VISIOMER Toolbox to help customers find the right solution for their application needs. The portal offers technical support, product recommendations, and educational materials, accessible 24/7. A … Read the full press release

Il gruppo Agfa-Gevaert cede le soluzioni offset per concentrarsi sui segmenti di mercato emergenti

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Agfa-Gevaert Group ha venduto con successo la sua divisione Offset Solutions ad AURELIUS Group, una società di investimenti alternativi. In base ai termini dell’accordo, Agfa-Gevaert Group continuerà a fornire particolari materiali di consumo e servizi, comprese le … Read the full press release

Agfa-Gevaert Group Divests Offset Solutions to Focus on Emerging Market Segments

(IN BRIEF) Agfa-Gevaert Group has successfully sold its Offset Solutions division to AURELIUS Group, an alternative investment firm. As per the terms of the agreement, Agfa-Gevaert Group will continue to provide particular consumables and services, including film, to its former … Read the full press release

Maersk cierra la brecha de conectividad con un nuevo corredor aéreo entre EE. UU. y China

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Maersk ha presentado dos nuevos servicios de carga aérea que conectan a Estados Unidos con China para satisfacer las necesidades logísticas de extremo a extremo de sus clientes. Los servicios comenzarán con dos vuelos semanales entre el … Read the full press release

Maersk Bridges Connectivity Gap with New Air Corridor Between US and China

(IN BRIEF) Maersk has introduced two new air freight services connecting the United States with China to meet its customers’ end-to-end logistics needs. The services will commence with two weekly flights between Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) and Shenyang Taoxian International … Read the full press release

Maersk loue une nouvelle installation durable au Royaume-Uni pour améliorer ses services logistiques

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Maersk, une entreprise mondiale de logistique, a loué une installation de 685 000 pieds carrés au SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway au Royaume-Uni, qui devrait être achevée d’ici juin 2023. L’installation est construite avec des normes … Read the full press release

Maersk Leases New Sustainable Facility in the UK to Enhance Logistics Services

(IN BRIEF) Maersk, a global logistics company, has leased a 685,000 sq ft facility at SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway in the UK, which is set to be completed by June 2023. The facility is constructed with low GHG … Read the full press release

Stora Enso schließt den Verkauf der Papierproduktionsstätte Hylte ab und reduziert den Jahresumsatz um 160 Millionen Euro

(IN KÜRZE) Stora Enso hat den Verkauf seiner Papierproduktionsstätte in Hylte, Schweden, und aller zugehörigen Vermögenswerte an Sweden Timber, ein in Schweden ansässiges Säge- und Hobelwerksunternehmen, abgeschlossen. Der Verkauf ist Teil des zuvor angekündigten Plans von Stora Enso, vier seiner … Read the full press release

Stora Enso Completes Sale of Hylte Paper Production Site, Reducing Annual Sales by EUR 160 Million

(IN BRIEF) Stora Enso has completed the sale of its paper production site in Hylte, Sweden, and all related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planing mill company. The sale is part of Stora Enso’s previously announced plan … Read the full press release

University of Oxford and MedUni Vienna develop new type of nerve guide for nerve repair

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the University of Oxford and MedUni Vienna have developed a new type of nerve guide for nerve repair, made of natural silk produced by silkworms and silk fibers from golden orb-web spiders. In a study on … Read the full press release

Logicor Provides Modern and Customized Logistics Solutions for The Home’s Future Growth

(IN BRIEF) Online furniture retailer, The Home, has signed a lease contract with logistics real estate firm Logicor, for c. 8,000 sqm of space at the Logicor Bucharest II Logistics Park. The Home will use the space to distribute its … Read the full press release

Stellantis Financial Services et Leasys vont stimuler la création de valeur dans le secteur des services financiers

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Stellantis N.V. a annoncé une nouvelle structure rationalisée de services de financement et de crédit-bail en Europe, consolidant sa capacité multimarque avec la création de deux organisations – Stellantis Financial Services et Leasys. Stellantis Financial Services disposera … Read the full press release

Stellantis Financial Services and Leasys to Boost Value Creation in Financial Services Business

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis N.V. has announced a new streamlined financing and leasing services structure in Europe, consolidating its multi-brand capacity with the creation of two organizations – Stellantis Financial Services and Leasys. Stellantis Financial Services will have a single financing … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute launches new network to connect UK universities in AI and data science

(IN BRIEF) The Alan Turing Institute has launched a new Turing University Network to connect UK universities with an interest in data science and AI. The pilot network includes 36 universities from previous Turing university partners and Turing Network Development … Read the full press release

Innovate UK appoints Lisa Hazelden as Chief Product Officer

(IN BRIEF) Innovate UK has appointed Lisa Hazelden as its new Chief Product Officer to lead the agency’s efforts to support UK businesses in their drive for innovation and growth. Hazelden’s years of experience in product development and management will … Read the full press release

SGS Clinical Research Solutions recibe la certificación ISO 27001 por su robusto sistema de gestión de seguridad de la información

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) SGS Clinical Research Solutions en Mechelen y la Unidad de Farmacología Clínica (CPU) en Edegem, cerca de Amberes, han obtenido la certificación ISO 27001 por su Sistema de Gestión de Seguridad de la Información (ISMS). La certificación … Read the full press release

SGS Clinical Research Solutions Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Robust Information Security Management System

(IN BRIEF) SGS Clinical Research Solutions in Mechelen and the Clinical Pharmacology Unit (CPU) in Edegem, near Antwerp, have been awarded the ISO 27001 certification for their Information Security Management System (ISMS). The certification highlights the reliability and strength of … Read the full press release

Carrefour introduces ‘calm spaces’ for autism sufferers in stores

(IN BRIEF) French supermarket chain Carrefour is increasing its support for people on the autism spectrum with new initiatives. The company is introducing store maps on the bars of its shopping trollies to help physically or mentally vulnerable people find … Read the full press release

Santander X Global Challenge Seeks AI Solutions to Address Social Challenges

(IN BRIEF) Banco Santander and Microsoft are partnering with Oxentia Foundation to launch a global challenge aimed at entrepreneurs from 11 countries. The Santander X Global Challenge | The AI Revolution will seek innovative AI solutions to address social challenges. … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE and ESCP Business School Launch Joint Research Chair on Resilience of Mutual and Cooperative Banks

(IN BRIEF) Groupe BPCE and ESCP Business School have signed an agreement to create a new Chair to study the role of mutual and cooperative banking in the world. The Chair will focus on the resilience of mutual and cooperative … Read the full press release

Bentley Aims to Become the Most Diverse Luxury Car Company with New Diversity and Inclusion Team

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors has established a new Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team that will have a direct reporting line to the CEO. The D&I team will sit within the Communications department and will be jointly led by the Chairman … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Awarded $491 Million Contract for Next-Generation EW Systems for F-35 Fighter Jets

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has been awarded a $491 million contract by Lockheed Martin to produce Block 4 electronic warfare (EW) systems for future Lot 17 F-35 Lightning II fighter jets, adding to the 1,200 F-35 EW systems it has … Read the full press release

Volkswagen and Moonshot Pirates Launch Global Innovation Competition for Young People

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen and Moonshot Pirates have launched a global innovation competition, the Shape the Future of Mobility Challenge, which invites young people aged 15 to 20 to present their creative ideas for sustainable mobility. From May 15 to June … Read the full press release