Daily Archives: 12, March 2024

Nagarro Backs Eschborn-Frankfurt Race for Second Year, Championing Sports and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Nagarro, a leading digital engineering specialist, is set to participate in the Eschborn-Frankfurt cycling race for the second consecutive year. With a workforce spanning 36 countries, Nagarro’s involvement in the event reaffirms its commitment to sports, community engagement, … Read the full press release

Revolutionizing Automotive Financing: Wolters Kluwer and Informed.IQ Unveil Groundbreaking AI Solution

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions and Informed.IQ have teamed up to revolutionize automotive financing through a cutting-edge AI-driven automation solution. By digitizing processes and leveraging AI technology, this collaboration aims to streamline the vehicle lending lifecycle, providing a seamless … Read the full press release

Streamlining Recycling: Leadec Launches Digital Waste Management Initiative in German Automotive Plants

(IN BRIEF) Leadec, an industrial services provider, is implementing a digital waste management solution at automotive plants in southern and northern Germany. This system enhances waste tracking and material flow optimization, promoting increased recycling rates and reduced disposal costs. Through … Read the full press release

Infineon Introduces CoolSiC™ MOSFETs 2000 V for Enhanced Power Density in High Voltage Systems

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG launches the new CoolSiC™ MOSFETs 2000 V in the TO-247PLUS-4-HCC package, addressing the growing demand among designers for increased power density while maintaining system reliability in high voltage and switching frequency conditions. These MOSFETs offer … Read the full press release

wpd Achieves Wind Energy Milestones in Sweden and Finland

(IN BRIEF) wpd, a leading developer of onshore wind energy projects in Europe, has achieved significant milestones in Sweden and Finland. In Sweden, they’ve commissioned the Stöllsäterberget wind farm and secured contracts for future projects. In Finland, wpd is progressing … Read the full press release

Prudence Foundation and Malaysian Red Crescent Collaborate to Safeguard Students with ‘Safe Schools, Safe Kids’ Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Prudence Foundation, in collaboration with the Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC), is launching the ‘Safe Schools, Safe Kids’ programme across Malaysia to empower students aged 10-15 with crucial health and safety skills. The initiative aims to equip children with … Read the full press release

Isobionics® Unveils Innovative Natural Flavor, beta-Caryophyllene 80, at FlavourTalk Exhibition

(IN BRIEF) Isobionics®, a BASF Aroma Ingredients brand, introduces its latest natural flavor, beta-Caryophyllene 80, at the FlavourTalk Raw Materials Exhibition 2024. Developed to meet specific customer requirements, this flavor expands Isobionics®’ portfolio beyond citrus products. Made using cutting-edge biotechnology, … Read the full press release

Eurojust Welcomes Iceland’s Inaugural Liaison Prosecutor, Strengthening Transnational Legal Partnerships

(IN BRIEF) Ms Kolbrún Benediktsdóttir has commenced her tenure as the first Liaison Prosecutor for Iceland at Eurojust, marking a significant step in legal cooperation between Iceland and the European Union. With her appointment, Iceland joins eleven other countries with … Read the full press release

Bouygues Construction to Revamp Joliot-Curie School in France through €7M Energy Renovation Project

(IN BRIEF) Bouygues Construction’s subsidiary, Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, has secured a €7 million contract from Palaiseau, France, for the energy refurbishment of Joliot-Curie junior school. The project, employing the EnergieSprong approach, aims to significantly reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group Joins Forces with Projects for Nature to Spearhead Nature Recovery Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) Lloyds Banking Group has entered into a pioneering partnership with Projects for Nature, becoming its first founding business partner. With a £250,000 donation split among three nature recovery projects in England, Lloyds aims to address national nature recovery … Read the full press release

ESS and Alfa Laval Spearhead Sustainable District Heating Initiative in Lund, Sweden

(IN BRIEF) The European Spallation Source (ESS) and Alfa Laval are leading a groundbreaking initiative to connect recovered, fossil-free waste heat from ESS to Lund’s district heating network in Sweden. Alfa Laval will provide heat exchangers using emission-free steel from … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Unveils Comprehensive Automation and Digitalization Solutions for Feed Industry Advancement

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, a leading provider of industrial technology solutions, has launched a comprehensive array of automation and digitalization solutions for the feed industry through its Metris digital platform. With a vision for fully autonomous feed plant operations by 2027, … Read the full press release

Evonik Launches Skin Institute to Revolutionize Cosmetics with Science-Backed Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Evonik introduces the Evonik Skin Institute, a global network of life science experts and labs aimed at bolstering support for claim-substantiated cosmetics. This initiative merges Evonik’s advanced biotech platform with a global network of evaluation labs, enhancing customer … Read the full press release

VINCI Construction Awarded €700 Million Contract for French Railway Network Renovation

(IN BRIEF) SNCF Réseau has entrusted VINCI Construction’s subsidiary, ETF, with work package 4 of an industrial regeneration contract valued at €700 million. Over a period of seven years, with the option for two additional years, ETF will upgrade over … Read the full press release

Bechtle Innovates with Location Rotation Program, Empowering Employees Across Europe

(IN BRIEF) Bechtle introduces Location Rotation programme, allowing employees to work from different company sites across Europe for short periods. The initiative promotes interdisciplinary collaboration, personal growth, and cultural exchange while enabling staff to maintain their usual tasks. Inspired by … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Veerhaven Pioneers Climate-Friendly Pusher Tug Fleet for Steel Supply Chain Decarbonization

(IN BRIEF) thyssenkrupp Veerhaven, the Dutch logistics subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, is embarking on a groundbreaking initiative to design and commission climate-friendly pusher tugs for its fleet renewal. These innovative vessels, fueled by methanol and optimized for low-water capabilities, … Read the full press release

Health Canada Authorizes Probiotic Strain CLEPIUS™ for Alleviating Digestive Discomfort and Stress

(IN BRIEF) Health Canada has approved functional claims for Novonesis’ probiotic strain CLEPIUS™, acknowledging its efficacy in alleviating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and improving quality of life in adults. The authorization encompasses a range of benefits, including relief … Read the full press release

Shell Announces Dividend Payments for Fourth Quarter 2023

(IN BRIEF) The Board of Shell plc has disclosed the dividend payments for the fourth quarter of 2023, which were initially announced on February 1, 2024. Shareholders had the option to receive dividends in US dollars, euros, or pounds sterling, … Read the full press release

Aviva, Darwin, and University of Salford Expand UK’s Longest-Running Self-Driving Shuttle Service

(IN BRIEF) Aviva and Darwin Innovation Group, in collaboration with the University of Salford, have expanded the UK’s longest-running self-driving passenger service by adding a second autonomous shuttle to the fleet. Operating at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, the shuttles … Read the full press release

Aviva Unveils Insights into Women’s Investment Habits and Launches Tailored Guidance with ‘NextDefense’

(IN BRIEF) Aviva has released findings shedding light on women’s investment behaviors, revealing that while most women engage in regular saving and investing, many still face barriers to investment. The study indicates that women tend to prioritize easy access to … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tech UK&I Introduces ‘NextDefense’ Cybersecurity Service to Safeguard Digital Futures

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica Tech UK&I has unveiled “NextDefense,” a pioneering cybersecurity service aimed at guiding customers towards a secure digital future. Leveraging Telefónica Tech’s global network of Security Operations Centres (SOCs), NextDefense offers cutting-edge Managed Security Services (MSS) to combat … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding Partners with kinderherzen to Transport Mobile Heart Clinic for Infants Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding has initiated a pro bono logistics partnership with German NGO kinderherzen, facilitating the transportation of the world’s first mobile heart clinic for infants to various countries globally. The mobile clinic, starting its journey in El … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Appoints Christophe Tummers as Group Chief Data Officer

(IN BRIEF) Societe Generale has named Christophe Tummers as Group Chief Data Officer, effective April 1st, 2024, reflecting the bank’s commitment to leveraging data in its transformation and strategic objectives. Reporting to Laura Mather, Group Chief Operating Officer, Tummers brings … Read the full press release

NatWest Regional PMI® Survey: UK Business Activity Grows, Confidence Improves

(IN BRIEF) The latest NatWest Regional PMI® survey reveals that business activity expanded across most UK regions in February, accompanied by an uptick in business confidence fueled by rising demand. While regions such as London saw robust growth, others like … Read the full press release

BP Announces Early Tender Results for $1.3 Billion Cash Tender Offer

(IN BRIEF) BP p.l.c. (“BP”) disclosed the early tender outcomes for its cash tender offer conducted by its wholly-owned subsidiary BP Capital Markets p.l.c. to purchase for cash any validly tendered and accepted Notes, up to an aggregate principal amount … Read the full press release

Logicor Completes BTS Development, Enhancing Logistics Infrastructure in Sant Feliu de Buixalleu

(IN BRIEF) On March 11, 2024, Logicor, a prominent European logistics real estate owner, manager, and developer, finalized the build-to-suit (BTS) development of a warehouse spanning over 16,000 square meters in Sant Feliu de Buixalleu, Spain. This facility, leased to … Read the full press release

EIB and Banca Ifis Partner to Bolster Innovation in Italy’s SMEs with €300 Million Financing

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Banca Ifis have inked a significant agreement, marking the EIB’s maiden loan operation with an Italian bank exclusively aimed at driving innovative transitions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The deal, valued … Read the full press release

Patients as Partners® Europe Announces the Launch of 8th Annual Meeting with 2024 Keynotes and Topics

(IN BRIEF) The Conference Forum announced the launch of the 8th annual Patients as Partners® Europe meeting, scheduled for May 14-15, 2024, at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, England. This event brings together pharma R&D and patient advocacy to discuss patient … Read the full press release