Daily Archives: 30, May 2024

JLR Achieves Milestone: Over 20,000 Employees Trained in Electrification and Digital Skills

(IN BRIEF) Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) celebrates a significant milestone as it announces that over 20,000 colleagues and partners have completed training in electrification and digital skills under its Future Skills Programme. This initiative aligns with JLR’s Reimagine Strategy, aiming … Read the full press release

Frédéric de Courtois Elected President of Insurance Europe, Vows to Drive Competitive Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Frédéric de Courtois, Deputy CEO of AXA Group, has been unanimously elected as President of Insurance Europe, leading the federation of European insurance and reinsurance associations for the next three years. In his inaugural speech at the 14th … Read the full press release

Sika Validates Net-Zero Emissions Targets for 2050 with Science-Based Targets Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Sika has achieved validation of its near and long-term emissions reduction targets by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), confirming its commitment to sustainability and decarbonization. By 2032, Sika aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50.4% compared … Read the full press release

BBVA Expands Emission Reduction Targets to Real Estate and Aluminum Sectors

(IN BRIEF) BBVA, in its commitment to decarbonization, has expanded its intermediate emission reduction targets for 2030 to include the real estate sector in Spain and the global aluminum industry. These sectors join the list of targets set by the … Read the full press release

Netball Super League Announces Eight Clubs to Propel League Forward in 2025 Relaunch

(IN BRIEF) The Netball Super League (NSL) in the UK, aiming for professionalization, has revealed the eight successful clubs chosen through a rigorous tender process to participate in the league’s relaunch from 2025. With a focus on fewer clubs for … Read the full press release

Empa Appoints Jakob Schwiedrzik as Head of High-Performance Ceramics Laboratory

(IN BRIEF) Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, announces Jakob Schwiedrzik as the new head of the High-Performance Ceramics laboratory, effective from August 1, 2024. With around ten years of experience at Empa’s site in Thun, … Read the full press release

Hydro Extrusion Sweden Launches Onsite Renewable Energy Production for Zero Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Hydro Extrusion in Sweden takes a significant step towards achieving zero emissions by initiating onsite production of renewable energy. The company, through its renewable energy subsidiary Hydro Rein, completes phase one of the project, installing rooftop and ground-mounted … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Showcases Sustainable Marine Solutions at Posidonia 2024

(IN BRIEF) Alfa Laval is set to present its comprehensive range of marine equipment, solutions, and services at the upcoming Posidonia 2024 shipping exhibition in Athens, Greece. The company’s participation emphasizes its commitment to supporting sustainable shipping practices. Alfa Laval’s … Read the full press release

DNV Launches Groundbreaking Advanced Healthcare Cybersecurity Certification for Hospitals Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a leading energy expert and assurance provider, has introduced the Advanced Healthcare Cybersecurity Certification (AHCC), marking a significant milestone in cybersecurity for hospitals. This pioneering certification, available globally, aims to help healthcare organizations enhance their cybersecurity systems, … Read the full press release

DNV Leads Industry Collaboration to Enhance Wind Turbine Blade Certification Standards

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a leading energy expert and assurance provider, spearheaded a collaborative effort resulting in the revision of the DNV-ST-0376 rotor blade standard, aimed at meeting the evolving needs of wind turbine owners and manufacturers. In response to the … Read the full press release

Evotec Collaborates with Inserm and Lille University Hospital to Advance Obesity and Metabolic Disease Research

(IN BRIEF) Evotec SE announces a partnership with Inserm, Lille University Hospital, and Inserm Transfert to identify novel therapeutic targets and diagnostic markers in obesity and metabolic diseases. The collaboration, centered around the ABOS/DIABOMICS study led by Lille University Hospital, … Read the full press release

Fortum to Enhance Loviisa Nuclear Power Plant’s Efficiency with Turbine Modernisation

(IN BRIEF) Fortum announces plans to modernise the low-pressure turbines at its Loviisa nuclear power plant, beginning in 2026 as part of lifetime extension investments aimed at ensuring reliable electricity production until 2050. With the Finnish Government granting a new … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Names Ulla Paajanen as Senior VP of Investor Relations & Strategic Advisory

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu has appointed Ulla Paajanen as the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations & Strategic Advisory, effective June 3, 2024. With extensive experience in capital markets, particularly within the process industry, Ulla brings a wealth of knowledge in … Read the full press release

EBRD Empowers Local Businesses with Risk Sharing Framework, Boosting Growth in Armenia, Mongolia, and Uzbekistan

(IN BRIEF) At the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) 33rd Annual Meeting and Business Forum in Yerevan, the Bank unveiled its latest initiative under the Risk Sharing Framework (RSF) to bolster domestic businesses in Armenia, Mongolia, and Uzbekistan. … Read the full press release

EIB Signs €75.5 Million Deal to Revamp Montenegro’s Railways, Boosting Connectivity and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) In a significant move towards enhancing transportation infrastructure, the European Investment Bank (EIB) Global has sealed a €75.5 million financial agreement for the reconstruction of a crucial 167 km railway section connecting Bar, Podgorica, and Vrbnica in Montenegro. … Read the full press release