Daily Archives: 20, April 2024

Neste and New Jersey Natural Gas Collaborate to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Renewable Diesel

(IN BRIEF) Neste, a global leader in renewable diesel production, teams up with New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) to tackle greenhouse gas emissions by adopting Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ for NJNG’s medium-duty trucks and equipment fleet. This initiative marks NJNG … Read the full press release

Vonage and Singtel Forge Alliance to Drive Global Innovation with Network APIs

(IN BRIEF) Vonage, a part of Ericsson, joins forces with Singtel, a leading communications service provider, to integrate Vonage’s API platform with Singtel’s Paragon orchestration platform. This partnership aims to enhance innovation opportunities for enterprises and telcos by providing access … Read the full press release

Cunard Welcomes Queen Anne: Newest Jewel in the Luxury Cruise Line’s Fleet

(IN BRIEF) Cunard’s illustrious fleet gains a new gem as Queen Anne officially joins during a historic handover ceremony at the Fincantieri Marghera shipyard in Venice. Attended by dignitaries and industry leaders, the event marks the 249th ship under the … Read the full press release

Lithuania Advances Rail Electrification with EUR 200 Million Investment in Electric and Battery Trains

(IN BRIEF) A financing agreement between the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), and LTG Link signals a significant step forward for Lithuania’s rail sector. The agreement, totaling EUR 200 million, will facilitate the purchase of nine … Read the full press release

Hydro Expands Recycling Capacity to Accelerate Decarbonization Efforts

(IN BRIEF) Hydro has inaugurated the Høyanger Recycling facility, a significant step in its commitment to decarbonize the aluminium value chain and foster a circular economy. With an investment of NOK 240 million, the purpose-built facility, located near its primary … Read the full press release

Continental Survey Reveals Driver Attitudes Towards Health Checks and Advanced Safety Systems

(IN BRIEF) A recent survey commissioned by Continental highlights German drivers’ perspectives on health checks and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Almost two-thirds of respondents consider regular health checks a sensible means to assess fitness for driving, with significant generational … Read the full press release

AFME Applauds European Council’s Push for New Competitiveness Deal

(IN BRIEF) The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) lauds the European Council’s recent conclusions advocating for a “new European competitiveness deal,” which underscores the importance of deepening the Single Market and advancing the Capital Markets Union (CMU). AFME … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group Electrifies Sleipner Field, Slashing Carbon Emissions

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN Group continues its commitment to sustainability with the electrification of the Sleipner field in the North Sea, connecting it to clean energy generated onshore. This initiative will result in the prevention of 160,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide … Read the full press release

Sweco AGM 2024: Resolutions Passed, Dividend Announced, and Treasury Share Plans Set

(IN BRIEF) Sweco AB (publ) concluded its Annual General Meeting, ratifying proposals from the Board of Directors and the Nomination Committee. The meeting re-elected seven Directors and granted discharge of liability for the financial year 2023. Ernst & Young AB … Read the full press release

Evonik Unveils Next-Gen Sustainable Additives at UTECH Europe 2024

(IN BRIEF) Evonik is set to showcase its latest solutions for the polyurethane industry at UTECH Europe 2024, emphasizing its commitment to sustainable innovation and deep understanding of polyurethane chemistry. Highlighting its portfolio transformation towards sustainable additive solutions based on … Read the full press release

DNV Grants Class and Statutory Certificates to Fortescue’s Green Pioneer, Pioneering Ammonia-Powered Vessel

(IN BRIEF) During Singapore Maritime Week, DNV awarded Australian company Fortescue with class and statutory certificates for its revolutionary dual-fuelled ammonia-powered ship, the ‘Green Pioneer’. This achievement marked the culmination of a project initiated in 2021, with DNV engaged to … Read the full press release

GTT Group Names Jean-Baptiste Choimet as New CEO, Maintains Philippe Berterottière as Chairman

(IN BRIEF) The GTT Group has announced the appointment of Jean-Baptiste Choimet as its new Chief Executive Officer effective June 12, 2024. Currently serving as a member of GTT’s Executive committee and Managing Director of Elogen, a subsidiary specializing in … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Partners with Quid Informatica to Launch Innovative Financing Products through isybank

(IN BRIEF) Intesa Sanpaolo and Quid Informatica have inked a framework agreement facilitating the introduction of financing products by isybank, Intesa Sanpaolo’s digital bank, in the upcoming months. Qinetic, Quid’s credit process management platform, will serve as the foundation for … Read the full press release

Knorr-Bremse Expands Rail Portfolio with Acquisition of Alstom Signaling North America

(IN BRIEF) Knorr-Bremse AG, a global leader in braking systems and rail technologies, announces its acquisition of the conventional rail signalling technology business of Alstom Signaling North America. This strategic move marks Knorr-Bremse’s entry into the rail control, command, and … Read the full press release

NatWest SME PMI® Tracker Shows UK SMEs Optimistic Amidst Recovery and Sustainable Investment Plans

(IN BRIEF) The latest NatWest SME PMI® Tracker reveals a robust expansion in business activity among UK SMEs during the first quarter of the year, with a Business Activity Index of 52.6 in March, indicating growth. This growth is largely … Read the full press release

Telefónica Honored at Madrid Stock Exchange on 100th Anniversary

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica celebrates its 100th anniversary at the Madrid Stock Exchange, where Chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete rings the bell in commemoration of the company’s century-long journey. Surrounded by guests from the economic and stock market sectors, Álvarez-Pallete emphasizes the … Read the full press release

Telefónica Marks 100th Anniversary with Spectacular Gala at Teatro Real

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica commemorates its 100th anniversary with a grand Centenary Gala at the prestigious Teatro Real in Madrid, attended by dignitaries including His Majesty King Felipe VI and prominent political and business figures. The evening features performances by renowned … Read the full press release

DHL Group Extends GoHelp Program to Europe, Enhancing Disaster Relief Efforts

(IN BRIEF) In a move to bolster global disaster relief initiatives, DHL Group announces the expansion of its GoHelp program to Europe. Building on its longstanding partnership with the United Nations, DHL Group aims to address the increasing frequency of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Dominates Connect Readers’ Polls in Spring 2024

(IN BRIEF) In the latest Connect readers’ poll, Deutsche Telekom emerged as the undisputed leader across various categories in the telecommunications sector. Garnering over 90,000 votes, Deutsche Telekom clinched top honors in mobile network operation, fixed network provision, IPTV service, … Read the full press release