Daily Archives: 9, October 2023

DNV’s Onboard Carbon Capture and Storage Guidelines Pave the Way for Safer and Greener Shipping

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a prominent maritime classification company, has released new guidelines for the safe installation of onboard carbon capture and storage (OCCS) systems on ships. These guidelines come at a critical time when the shipping industry faces increasing pressure … Read the full press release

Rilsan® Polyamide 11: Arkema’s Sustainable Leap with a 46% Carbon Reduction

(IN BRIEF) Arkema Group has achieved a significant 46% reduction in the carbon footprint of its bio-based Rilsan® polyamide 11 grades, reaching less than 2 kg CO2e/kg. This reduction is attributed to the use of renewable and low carbon energy … Read the full press release

SEAT Donates Vehicles to Hospital Clínic Barcelona for Home Care Professionals

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A. has entered into a partnership with Hospital Clínic Barcelona, donating three SEAT Ibizas to support the mobility of professionals working in the hospital’s Home Care Area (HCA). The initiative aims to ensure safe and high-quality care … Read the full press release

Vodafone and Orange’s Rural 4G Open RAN Trial in Romania Marks Progress in Open RAN Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Orange have achieved a significant milestone by successfully conducting a pilot project involving real 4G calls over shared commercial network sites in rural Romania, utilizing Open Radio Access Network (RAN) technology. This achievement follows their joint … Read the full press release

Open RAN Revolution: Vodafone and Nokia Lead Italy’s Digital Autonomy Drive

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and Nokia have announced plans to launch Italy’s first commercial 5G Open Radio Access Network (RAN) pilot, signaling a strengthening of their partnership. This initiative aims to create an open platform for independent software providers, startups, and … Read the full press release

Pioneering Carbon Flux Tower to Unlock UK Saltmarshes’ Climate Mitigation Role: Aviva and WWF Investigate Carbon Storage and Coastal Restoration

(IN BRIEF) Aviva and WWF have launched a pioneering research project aimed at harnessing the potential of UK saltmarsh habitats to combat climate change by capturing carbon emissions. A carbon flux tower will be installed in the Ribble Estuary, Lancashire, … Read the full press release

Paperless Revolution: Lloyds Bank Digitizes Guarantees and Standby Letters of Credit

(IN BRIEF) Lloyds Bank has introduced a revolutionary “Paperless Guarantee” initiative, enabling clients to request digital Direct Guarantees or Standby Letters of Credit for more efficient, secure, and environmentally friendly trade transactions. This initiative follows Lloyds Bank’s success in pioneering … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund and Fintech Firm Invoier Join Forces to Empower SMEs in Sweden

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Swedish fintech firm Invoier have entered into a significant €58 million guarantee agreement to enhance funding accessibility for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other businesses through loans and invoice trading. Supported … Read the full press release

Sustainability at the Forefront: EIB and Crédit Agricole Italia Inject €400 Million into Business Expansion

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Crédit Agricole Italia have signed a €400 million agreement to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and agricultural companies. A significant portion of this funding, over 25%, will be directed towards environmental … Read the full press release

Leadership Transition at Vattenfall: Martijn Hagens to Head Business Area Markets

(IN BRIEF) Martijn Hagens has been appointed as the new Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Markets at Vattenfall, a major European energy company. He will succeed Anna-Karin Stenberg, who is leaving the company later this year. Martijn … Read the full press release