Daily Archives: 24, November 2023

Swedbank Robur Launches Two Climate-Focused Funds to Finance Sustainable Projects

(IN BRIEF) Swedbank Robur has expanded its climate strategy by introducing two new funds, Climate Bond and Climate Bond High Yield, which will finance projects and company operations aligned with the UN’s climate goals. These funds are classified as Article … Read the full press release

Infineon Unveils Advanced Payment and ID Solutions at TRUSTECH 2023

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG will showcase its latest developments in payment and identification solutions at TRUSTECH 2023. The company will introduce TEGRION SLC26G, a security controller designed for demanding identity and government ID applications. It offers high levels of … Read the full press release

JLR’s Data Engineering Conversion Program Generates £430 Million in Value, Wins Google Customer Award for Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported that its Data Engineering Conversion Training Programme, initiated in 2021, has contributed over £430 million in value to the business in the past year. The program has trained dozens of data engineers … Read the full press release

McLaren Racing Extends Partnership with Mercedes-Benz for Power Units in Formula One Until 2030

(IN BRIEF) McLaren Racing and Mercedes-Benz have announced the continuation of their partnership in Formula One, with McLaren set to use Mercedes-AMG power units from 2026 to 2030. This partnership extension marks the 26th year of collaboration between the two … Read the full press release

Orange Launches ‘Max it’ Super-App in Africa, Bringing Telecom, Financial, and E-commerce Services to Millions

(IN BRIEF) Orange, a telecommunications company, is introducing its “Max it” super-app in Africa, combining telecommunications, financial services, and e-commerce to serve the daily needs of users. Initially launching in five African countries, Max it simplifies the digital experience by … Read the full press release

Scania Implements Mandatory Green Purchasing Requirements to Drive Supply Chain Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) Scania, a leader in the transportation industry, has announced a significant step in its commitment to sustainability by making its supply chain decarbonization target mandatory for purchasing requirements. The company aims to transform its supply chain by targeting … Read the full press release

Unique Fusion of Science and Music Sells Out Arlington Baths Club in Glasgow

(IN BRIEF) The “Swimming with Gravitational Waves” event, held at Glasgow’s Arlington Baths Club, achieved a sold-out success as all 180 tickets for the unique fusion of science and music were purchased in advance. Organized in collaboration with physicists from … Read the full press release

HackaTUM 2023: Students Innovate Solutions for Practical Problems in Eighth Annual Hackathon

(IN BRIEF) The eighth edition of the annual “hackaTUM” hackathon, organized by the TUM School of Computation, Information, and Technology (CIT), recently took place, drawing participation from students across 75 universities spanning three continents. With a focus on addressing practical … Read the full press release

Thales to Equip French Navy’s New Offshore Patrol Vessels with Advanced Sensor Suite

(IN BRIEF) Thales has secured a contract to provide the French Navy with state-of-the-art sensor technology for its upcoming offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). The suite, comprising Bluewatcher sonar, NS50 radar, and an IFF identification system, will enhance the OPVs’ operational … Read the full press release

Berlin’s SCALE Office Complex Welcomes BASF Services Europe’s Modern Workspace

(IN BRIEF) BASF Services Europe GmbH has opened a new service Hub in Berlin, occupying 15,000 square meters across eight floors in the SCALE office complex in the Prenzlauer Berg district. This hub will serve approximately 2,800 employees, providing business … Read the full press release

Vienna Stock Exchange’s “Wiener Börse Punsch” Supports Education Initiative with Generous Donation

(IN BRIEF) Vienna’s annual “Wiener Börse Punsch” event, a long-standing tradition for the Austrian financial community, continued its charitable tradition by supporting the “START-Stipendien” education and integration initiative. The event, in its 21st edition, saw over 600 guests gather at … Read the full press release

Planning Consultancy Savills Expands Brighton Office Due to Increased Demand

(IN BRIEF) Savills Planning, a planning and development consultancy firm, has expanded its Brighton office to accommodate its growing team and services. The company opened its Brighton office in 2019 and has since outgrown its previous space. The team, now … Read the full press release

Renewable Energy Boost: Neste Secures Solar Power Supply for Porvoo Operations

(IN BRIEF) Neste, a global renewable fuels and sustainable solutions leader, has signed an important solar power purchase agreement with CPC Finland Oy. This deal will provide solar power to Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland, starting in spring 2024. The … Read the full press release

Sports Brand PUMA Chooses Maersk’s Rijeka Facility for Faster Deliveries

(IN BRIEF) Maersk has welcomed sports brand PUMA as its second customer at its warehouse near Rijeka, Croatia, which became operational in July 2023. PUMA’s first shipments were efficiently handled at the modern 12,000 sqm warehouse, located close to the … Read the full press release