Daily Archives: 12, September 2023

Creative Fusion: Art and Fragrance Collide in Symrise Perfumery School’s Workshop

(IN BRIEF) Symrise Perfumery School has introduced an innovative approach to trainee perfumer education through a two-day watercolor workshop titled “Forest. City. Fragrance.” Trainees visited Berlin and, guided by artists, translated their experiences of nature and urban environments into watercolor … Read the full press release

Leadership Transition at Savills: Caroline Pontifex to Lead KKS Savills

(IN BRIEF) Savills, the international real estate advisor, has appointed Caroline Pontifex as the new head of its workplace consultancy and design studio, KKS Savills. Caroline brings over 35 years of experience and specializes in occupier and workplace strategy. She … Read the full press release

Nordic Investment Bank Advances Sustainability with SEK 2 Billion Environmental Bond

(IN BRIEF) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has issued a SEK 2 billion Environmental Bond (NEB), marking its commitment to sustainability. This is NIB’s second NEB this year, following a EUR 500 million issuance in January. The funds raised will support … Read the full press release

MUTE+ Sound Absorbers Reach New Heights: Lindner Group Introduces Baffle Ceiling Options

(IN BRIEF) Lindner Group, a renowned interior solutions provider, has expanded its MUTE+ sound absorber range to include innovative baffle ceilings. This expansion offers new design possibilities for interior acoustics optimization, improving the quality of life and work in various … Read the full press release

La astrología puede señalar las razones de la separación de Sophie Turner y Joe Jonas

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) La noticia informa sobre el sorprendente divorcio de Joe Jonas y Sophie Turner. Aunque la pareja tenía una buena compatibilidad en aspectos lunares, su sinastria amorosa mostró poca afinidad en signos solares, venusianos y mercurianos. Sophie es … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Wind Farm Advances with Monopile Anchoring

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola, in partnership with Van Oord, has successfully installed 50 monopiles for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm. These vital components were manufactured by EEW SPC and transported to the construction site, anchored in the seabed to support … Read the full press release

BBVA Launches $750 Million Contingent Convertible Bond in U.S. Markets

(IN BRIEF) On Monday, BBVA initiated the issuance of a $750 million contingent convertible (CoCo) bond in dollars, registered under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This CoCo bond, with a six-year amortization option, carries an initial price of … Read the full press release

Goldman Sachs Joins Eurex’s Listed FX Futures Business to Boost European Liquidity Hub

(IN BRIEF) Eurex, the prominent European derivatives exchange under Deutsche Börse Group, welcomes Goldman Sachs as a new member in its listed FX Futures business. Goldman Sachs, a major player in global FX markets, will serve as both a trading … Read the full press release

GRAHAM’s Wellbeing Team Wins ‘Wellbeing at Work’ Award at Responsible Business Awards

(IN BRIEF) The Wellbeing Team at GRAHAM was honored with the “Wellbeing at Work” award at the Business in the Community Responsible Business awards held at the ICC Belfast. This recognition comes after impressing judges with their commitment to staff … Read the full press release

Loughborough University Launches Engaging Inaugural Lecture Series, Open to the Public

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University is introducing a new Inaugural Lecture series starting on November 1st, inviting the public to attend these informative events delivered by the university’s Professors. The series celebrates the achievements of the university’s research and innovation community, … Read the full press release

Loughborough University Graduate Develops Handheld Device ‘CONTACT’ to Detect Sports-Related Concussions in Seconds

(IN BRIEF) Joel Poulter, a recent Product Design graduate from Loughborough University, has prototyped a handheld device called ‘CONTACT’ designed to detect sports-related concussions in under 10 seconds. Inspired by his extensive experience as a rugby player and a desire … Read the full press release

Nestwork Launches Peer-to-Peer Career Discovery Platform with £175,000 Investment

(IN BRIEF) A team led by current students and recent graduates has created Nestwork, a new platform that leverages peer-to-peer learning to help students find and secure their ideal careers. The platform simplifies career discovery through technology while supporting university … Read the full press release

Swiss Re Highlights Key Trends and Sustainability in the Reinsurance Market Ahead of 2024 Renewals

(IN BRIEF) Swiss Re is emphasizing the importance of enhanced underwriting data, improved modeling, and rebalancing the insurance value chain to ensure the sustainability of the reinsurance market. As the demand for re/insurance protection increases in a volatile environment, Swiss … Read the full press release

Continental Unveils Expanded Printing Blanket Technology Portfolio at LabelExpo Europe 2023

(IN BRIEF) Continental’s ContiTech group sector is showcasing its expanded printing blanket technology portfolio at LabelExpo Europe 2023, which is being held in Brussels from September 11 to 14. The portfolio includes system solutions for label and packaging printing processes. … Read the full press release

Collaboration Transforms Historic Oban Church Building into Student Residence for Marine Science Students

(IN BRIEF) A collaboration between the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) and local entrepreneurs has led to the renovation of a historic Oban town center building into a residence for 19 marine science students. The Dunollie Halls of Residence … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall to Supply 40 Additional Marder Infantry Fighting Vehicles to Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) The German government has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to deliver an additional 40 Marder infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) to Ukraine. The order, placed in August 2023, is valued at a high double-digit million-euro sum. Rheinmetall is actively refurbishing … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall to Showcase Cutting-Edge Defense Technologies at DSEI 2023 in London

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall, a leading defense and security technology company, will participate in DSEI 2023, one of the world’s premier defense and security exhibitions taking place in London from September 12 to 15. The company will exhibit a wide range … Read the full press release

DNV Awarded Certification Contract for Equinor and Polenergia’s Baltyk II and Baltyk III Offshore Wind Farms in Poland

(IN BRIEF) DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has secured a contract from the joint ventures of Equinor and Polenergia S.A., MFW Bałtyk II sp. z o.o. and MFW Bałtyk III sp. z o.o., to certify the Baltyk … Read the full press release

Veracity by DNV Expands Integrated Partner Network to Aid Shipping Industry in Meeting Emissions Reporting Needs

(IN BRIEF) Veracity, the independent cloud platform by DNV, has expanded its integrated partner network to help shipping companies and charterers meet their emissions data verification and reporting requirements. With the inclusion of more partners, Veracity provides access to verified … Read the full press release

NatWest Regional PMI® Survey Shows Broad Decline in UK Business Activity Amid Weak Demand

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) The latest NatWest Regional PMI® survey for August has revealed a widespread decline in business activity across the UK due to weakening demand for goods and services. Of the 12 monitored regions and nations, only Wales and London … Read the full press release

BASF and Nanotech Energy Partner to Cut CO2 Emissions in North American Lithium-Ion Batteries

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading global battery materials producer, and Nanotech Energy, a graphene-based energy storage products leader, have joined forces to reduce the carbon footprint of Nanotech’s lithium-ion batteries for the North American market. The partnership aims to create … Read the full press release

Telekom Achieves 12 Gigabits Per Second Data Rate in Mobile Radio, Sets New World Record

(IN BRIEF) Telekom has established a new world record in mobile radio by achieving a data rate of 12 gigabits per second during tests in Alzey. This impressive data speed and bandwidth, up to twelve times higher than current 5G … Read the full press release

Societe Generale and Brookfield Asset Management Partner to Launch EUR 10 Billion Private Investment Grade Debt Fund

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale and Brookfield Asset Management have announced a strategic partnership to create a private investment grade debt fund, with an initial target of EUR 10 billion in assets over the next four years, including EUR 2.5 billion … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Unveils Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) at DSEI 2023, Highlighting Its Role in U.S. Army Modernization

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems is set to debut the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) at DSEI 2023, presenting its capabilities and future growth potential to U.S. allies and NATO partners. The AMPV, recently approved for full-rate production, serves as a foundational … Read the full press release

wpd Successfully Refinances Taiwan’s Luwei and Chungwei Wind Farms, Enhancing Clean Energy Commitment

(IN BRIEF) German renewable energy company wpd has successfully completed the refinancing of Taiwan’s Luwei and Chungwei onshore wind farms, totaling 180 MW capacity, with the support of local and international banks. These long-standing wind farms will benefit from improved … Read the full press release

Siemens Unveils Climate-Neutral R&D Campus in Zug, Switzerland, to Advance Sustainable Building Technologies

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has officially opened its new Research and Development (R&D) facility in Zug, Switzerland, marking the completion of a seven-year, CHF250 million investment in its climate-neutral campus. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Swiss Economy Minister Guy Parmelin, … Read the full press release

EIF and Arbevel Partner to Provide €72 Million Boost for SMEs and Sustainability through InvestEU

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) backed by the InvestEU program has partnered with Arbevel to provide a portfolio guarantee of up to €72 million in financing for SMEs and lower mid-caps. This agreement encompasses three InvestEU windows: “Innovation … Read the full press release

EBRD Invests €15 Million in PHH Group to Boost E-commerce Expansion in the Baltic States

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing €15 million in PHH Group, a leading e-commerce platform in the Baltic states. This investment aims to support the expansion of PHH Group’s logistical capacity and cross-border fulfillment … Read the full press release

EIB President Hoyer Offers Condolences and Financial Support to Morocco After Devastating Earthquake

(IN BRIEF) President Hoyer of the European Investment Bank (EIB) expressed heartfelt condolences and solidarity with Morocco following a powerful earthquake near Marrakech with a magnitude of 6.8. In a letter to King Mohammed VI, he offered assistance in rebuilding … Read the full press release