Daily Archives: 30, September 2023

Heidelberg Materials Announces Managing Board Changes and Restructuring of Group Areas

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials AG’s Supervisory Board has made significant decisions regarding the composition of the Managing Board and restructuring of Group areas. Notably, the Group areas Western & Southern Europe and most of Northern & Eastern Europe-Central Asia will … Read the full press release

DNV Urges Companies to Adopt Food Value Chain Certification to Combat Food Loss and Waste

(IN BRIEF) In recognition of the UN’s “International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste,” DNV emphasizes the role of certification in reducing food waste across the value chain. The UN reports a rise in hunger since 2014, with … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Launches “Exeter Innovation” Initiative to Tackle Key Challenges

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter has introduced a new initiative called “Exeter Innovation” aimed at fostering business partnerships and addressing contemporary challenges, including climate change and skills shortages. This initiative seeks to connect organizations with leading experts, support skill … Read the full press release

Fifth Annual “German AI Award” Recognizes Excellence in Artificial Intelligence

(IN BRIEF) The fifth annual “German AI Award” was presented in Berlin by WELT to honor outstanding achievements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The award ceremony included the AI Innovation Award, the AI User Award, and the AI … Read the full press release

50Hertz Signs €4.6 Billion Contracts for High-Performance Cables to Advance Germany’s Green Energy Goals

(IN BRIEF) 50Hertz, a major electricity transmission system operator in Germany, has entered into project and framework contracts with leading European cable manufacturers NKT and Prysmian Power Link. These contracts, valued at €4.6 billion, cover the production and installation of … Read the full press release

Lucas di Grassi Joins ABT CUPRA for the Upcoming Formula E Season

(IN BRIEF) Lucas di Grassi, the most successful driver in Formula E history, is making his return to the competition as part of the ABT CUPRA team for the forthcoming season, set to commence in Mexico on January 13, 2024. … Read the full press release

CUPRA Opens Stylish City Garage in Berlin’s Vibrant Am Tacheles District

(IN BRIEF) CUPRA, the Spanish automotive brand, has expanded its global presence by opening a new CUPRA City Garage in Berlin’s lively Am Tacheles district. The launch event celebrated the connection between Berlin and Barcelona, two cities known for their … Read the full press release

CASA SEAT’s October Lineup: A Month of Festivities, Music, and Cultural Events

(IN BRIEF) CASA SEAT in Barcelona has unveiled a diverse lineup of cultural events for October. Festivities kick off with Oktoberfest celebrations, followed by participation in the 48H Open House Barcelona architecture festival. The month concludes with a Halloween event … Read the full press release

Dutch King Inaugurates Vattenfall’s 1.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm, Among World’s Largest

(IN BRIEF) Dutch King Willem-Alexander, alongside board members of Vattenfall, BASF, and Allianz, has officially inaugurated the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1-4 offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Located 18-36 kilometers off the Dutch coast, the wind farm features 139 … Read the full press release

Enel Completes Sale of 50% Stake in Australian Renewable Assets to INPEX

(IN BRIEF) Enel S.p.A., through its subsidiary Enel Green Power S.p.A. (EGP), has successfully finalized the sale of a 50% stake in its Australian renewable energy entities, Enel Green Power Australia Pty Ltd and Enel Green Power Australia Trust (collectively … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Unveils Vehicle Allocation Plans for German Production Network Through 2028

(IN BRIEF) Volkswagen is gearing up its Germany-based production network for the future, outlining its vehicle allocation plans through 2028 to the Volkswagen Group’s Supervisory Board. This strategic move aims to ensure profitable capacity utilization and economic viability in the … Read the full press release

EBRD Appoints Jelena Madir as New Chief Compliance Officer to Uphold Integrity and Governance

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has named Jelena Madir as the new Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer. In this crucial role, she will oversee the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer (OCCO), tasked with … Read the full press release

EBRD Supports Albania’s Agribusiness and Tourism Sectors with €2 Million Loan to Union Bank

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a loan of up to €2 million to Union Bank to bolster financing in Albania’s agribusiness and tourism sectors, essential for the country’s economic growth. Union Bank becomes … Read the full press release

European Leaders Call for Accelerated Clean Energy Transition at High-Level Conference

(IN BRIEF) The heads of the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Central Bank (ECB), and the International Energy Agency (IEA) have convened in Paris to urge European government leaders, financial institutions, and industries to commit to a swift, equitable, … Read the full press release

Winners of European Investment Bank’s Social Innovation Tournament Announced

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Institute recently unveiled the winners of this year’s Social Innovation Tournament (SIT) at a ceremony in Stockholm, celebrating European social entrepreneurs and their impactful products or services. The SIT, an annual event organized by … Read the full press release