Daily Archives: 14, December 2023

Telefónica Tech Takes Aim at Sophisticated Cyber Threats with New Service

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica Tech, a technology services leader, is launching an advanced cyber intelligence service to enhance the cybersecurity defenses of large enterprises. This service aims to improve the identification, communication, and mitigation of security risks, helping organizations anticipate and … Read the full press release

LSEG Selected by Banque Centrale de Mauritanie for Financial Modernization Project

(IN BRIEF) London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has been chosen as a strategic partner by the Banque Centrale de Mauritanie (BCM) for its Financial Infrastructure Modernization Programme, funded by the African Development Bank. This initiative aims to modernize Mauritania’s financial … Read the full press release

Global Logistics Revolution: Vodafone and Industry Titans Drive Cargo Automation

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone, Sumitomo Corporation, Deloitte, and Nexxiot have formed a strategic partnership to offer advanced digital services that streamline the global movement of goods. This collaborative effort aims to automatically verify data related to cargo movement and content, enabling … Read the full press release

Next-Generation Fighter Aircraft Takes Shape with Tri-National Partnership

(IN BRIEF) In a significant milestone, leaders from Italy’s Leonardo, Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and the UK’s BAE Systems, prominent players in the global defense industry, welcome the signing of the Convention on the Establishment of the “Global Combat Air … Read the full press release

Cobot Revolution: Mecalux and Siemens Pioneer Collaborative Warehouse Automation

(IN BRIEF) Mecalux, a global provider of warehouse solutions, and Siemens have partnered to enhance industrial automation technologies. They have introduced a pioneering solution, utilizing artificial intelligence, to optimize warehouse picking tasks. The solution, based on Siemens’ Xcelerator platform, leverages … Read the full press release

Central German S-Bahn Network 2025+: Siemens Mobility’s €500 Million Order for 75 Mireo Trains

(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility has secured a significant order worth around €500 million to deliver 75 Mireo trains for the “Central German S-Bahn Network 2025+” (MDSB 2025+) project. The order includes 41 three-car Mireo trains, 18 four-car Mireo trains, and … Read the full press release

Repsol Receives First Shipment of Used Cooking Oil for Spain’s First Renewable Fuels Plant

(IN BRIEF) Repsol’s industrial complex in Cartagena has welcomed the arrival of the first ship carrying 7,500 tons of used cooking oil, which will serve as a raw material for Spain’s inaugural renewable fuels plant. As part of its transformation … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Ventures into Fortnite with ‘Out of Bounds Odyssey’ to Connect with Gen Z Gamers

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto, known for its innovation in the digital realm, is reaching out to younger audiences by introducing its brand within the popular online video game Fortnite. The carmaker has crafted a unique gaming experience with the Fortnite … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Launches Climate Impact Infrastructure Debt Initiative to Finance Climate Change Mitigation

(IN BRIEF) BNP Paribas has introduced the BNP Paribas Climate Impact Infrastructure Debt initiative, backed by BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM), BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (BNPP CIB), and BNP Paribas Cardif, as part of their aligned commitments … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz Extends Management Contracts of Key Executives and Proposes New Member for Supervisory Board

(IN BRIEF) During a recent Supervisory Board meeting, Mercedes-Benz Group AG announced the extension of management contracts for two key executives. Sabine Kohleisen, the Board Member for Human Resources & Labour Director, had her contract extended until November 30, 2025, … Read the full press release

Catherine Macaulay of Schroders Wins Young Professional of the Year Award at Environmental Finance Impact Awards

(IN BRIEF) Catherine Macaulay, the Impact Investment Lead at Schroders, has been honored with the Young Professional of the Year/Rising Star award at the Environmental Finance Impact Awards. The awards recognize the contributions of impact investors worldwide and showcase best … Read the full press release

Yara Expands Organic-Based Fertilizer Business with Acquisition of Agribios Italiana

(IN BRIEF) Yara, a global leader in agricultural solutions, has announced the acquisition of Agribios Italiana’s organic-based fertilizer business, strengthening its commitment to regenerative agriculture and soil health in Europe. By combining Agribios’ expertise in organic-based fertilizers with Yara’s reach … Read the full press release

Four New Members Join TU/e Young Academy of Engineering to Foster Collaboration and Innovation

(IN BRIEF) The TU/e Young Academy of Engineering (EYAE) has welcomed four new members who will serve a four-year term, contributing to the advancement of knowledge exchange, research funding, and closer collaborations between industry and the university. The new members … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Completes Share Repurchase Program: Acquires 170,090 Own Shares

(IN BRIEF) On December 12, 2023, Outokumpu has successfully completed its share repurchase program, buying back a total of 170,090 of its own shares on trading venues CEUX and XHEL. The repurchase program, which was announced on November 29, 2023, … Read the full press release

Outokumpu and Siemens Collaborate on World’s First Towards-Zero Stainless Steel for Sustainable Medium-Voltage Switchgear

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a global leader in sustainable stainless steel, and Siemens, a technology company, have announced a partnership to use Outokumpu’s Circle Green®, a stainless steel variant with up to a 93% lower carbon footprint than the industry average, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Deliver Second P-RC APMP Line to Dezhou Taiding for Pulp Production Expansion

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, the international technology group, has secured an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd. in China to provide a second chemi-thermomechanical (P-RC APMP) line for their mill in Pingyuan County, Shandong Province. The … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group Expands Renewable Energy Portfolio with 60 MW Onshore Wind Farm Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN Wind 3, a subsidiary of the ORLEN Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase onshore wind farms from Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust PLC. These wind farms, located in the Provinces of Poznań and Szczecin, have a … Read the full press release

ORLEN-Led Joint Venture Secures EU Grant for Groundbreaking CO2 Marine Terminal in Poland

(IN BRIEF) A partnership involving ORLEN, Lafarge Cement S.A., and Air Liquide Poland has received a European Commission grant to develop project design documentation and supply chain feasibility studies for a carbon dioxide (CO2) marine terminal. This terminal project aligns … Read the full press release

Novozymes and Chr. Hansen Announce Future Name ‘Novonesis’ in Pursuit of Biosolutions Era

(IN BRIEF) Novozymes and Chr. Hansen have unveiled their new collective name, ‘Novonesis,’ symbolizing a fresh beginning in the world of biosolutions. This announcement marks a significant step towards the merger of the two companies. Novonesis, which means ‘A new … Read the full press release

EIB Commits to Supporting Refugees, Economic Resilience, and Social Inclusion at the 2023 Global Refugee Forum

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has reiterated its dedication to addressing the needs of refugees, enhancing economic resilience in host and origin communities, and fostering social inclusion at the 2023 Global Refugee Forum. The EIB collaborated with partners … Read the full press release

EIB Approves €5 Billion Initiative to Support Wind Energy Manufacturing and €20.4 Billion for Diverse Investments Across Europe

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) Board of Directors has endorsed a €5 billion initiative aimed at bolstering wind energy equipment manufacturing companies as part of the European Wind Power Package. This strategic investment supports the transition to net … Read the full press release

Infineon Expands MOTIX™ Product Line for Automotive and Industrial Motor Control with New Gate Driver ICs

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has announced the expansion of its MOTIX™ product family, focusing on automotive and industrial motor control applications. The expansion introduces four new 2-channel MOTIX gate driver ICs, namely 2ED2742S01G, 2ED2732S01G, 2ED2748S01G, and 2ED2738S01G. These 160 … Read the full press release

ÖBB Rail Cargo Group Earns EcoVadis Gold Standard for Third Consecutive Year in CSR Excellence

(IN BRIEF) The ÖBB Rail Cargo Group (RCG) has been awarded the EcoVadis Gold Standard for corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the third consecutive year. This recognition places RCG in the top 1% of companies in the rail freight transport … Read the full press release