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Deutsche Bank and Mastercard to jointly develop innovative digital payment solutions for companies

Promising business segment: digital global payments clearing posts annual revenue growth of six percent, while number of transactions climbs 11 percent (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces that it has expanded its partnership with Mastercard to … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the 2020 Preliminary Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 23-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that the 2020 Preliminary Financial Results are available on the Company’s website. For more details, please see: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-results-shares/annual-reports-shares Also, on 24 February 2021 at … Read the full press release

Total relies on DNV GL to enhance its operations in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL announces that it has secured a three-year services contract from Total E&P UK Lt to provide multiple services across the full portfolio of Total’s oil and gas assets in the UK … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel further expands business in Asia Pacific with the acquisition of Apex International Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics leader Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire one of Asia’s leading freight forwarders, especially in the transpacific and intra-Asia. The acquisition of Apex … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investors Call for the 2020 Preliminary Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on 24 February 2021 at 14:00 UK time/ 16:00 EEST (Romania local time) it will host a conference call to discuss the 2020 … Read the full press release

T-Systems launches Cloud Migration Framework (CMF) to help digitalize enterprises

Bundling of methods, processes, and security Highly automated migration (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — T-Systems sets a new standard for cloud migration with the launch of Cloud Migration Framework (CMF). Cloud Migration Framework (CMF) provides business customers with … Read the full press release

Anglo American welcomes Elisabeth Brinton to its Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational mining company Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) announces the appointment of Elisabeth Brinton as a non-executive director, effective 1 March 2021. Elisabeth Brinton is EVP of Global Renewables & Energy Solutions … Read the full press release

Amazon and Cerrado deforestation: BNP Paribas imposes strict policy and criteria to encourage clients to become ‘zero deforestation’ and transparent

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has taken steps to help fight deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado. Beef and soybean production in Brazil accelerates deforestation in the Amazon … Read the full press release

Virgin Media to hire more than 400 new employees in 2021

More than 400 new apprenticeship, graduate and intern roles to be created at Virgin Media throughout 2021 offering the opportunity to learn on the job Virgin Media has more than doubled the number of roles available year on year, providing … Read the full press release

Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and Gruner + Jahr to develop joint growth strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE/ HAMBURG, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland announces plans of working with Gruner + Jahr even more closely in the future. Workshops are now being organized by both companies for representatives of their respective top managements, … Read the full press release

EnBW and Energiekontor demonstrate realisation of large solar parks in Germany without state subsidies

EnBW signs new long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Energiekontor for a large solar parks in Germany (PRESS RELEASE) BREMEN/ KARLSRUHE, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, a publicly-traded electric utilities company and Energiekontor AG, wind farms and … Read the full press release

Anna Mossberg leder Nordens största privata AI-lab i Sverige: “Utan AI riskerar svenska företag att förlora sin konkurrensfördel.”

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, Sverige, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Anna Mossberg, den nyutnämnda MD:n för Silo AI Sweden, tror att svenska företag riskerar att förlora sin konkurrensfördel utan AI. I sin nya roll siktar hon på att lösa de två stora … Read the full press release

What COVID-19 has taught us about manufacturing & the importance of a digital online marketplace

Haizol Deliver Fast Lead Times & Quality Parts at speed in the lead up to Chinese New Year

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — COVID-19 taught us numerous things when it comes to manufacturing. Throughout 2020, we saw countless industries and companies alike struggling to source materials, complete production, and get their product to the end user. … Read the full press release

Accenture to help one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world accelerate its digital transformation

Accenture to provide comprehensive services to improve Shiseido’s data-driven insights, strengthen its technology infrastructure, and expand its workforce training and skilling (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces: the Supreme Court of Hungary dismissed the Company’s appeal related to the 5G Tender procedure

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 9-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications N.V.) would like to inform its investors and the market that, on 4 February 2021, the Supreme Court of Hungary dismissed the Company’s appeal and thus upheld the … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel no longer intends to pursue acquisition of Tikkurila

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings, Akzo Nobel N.V. announces that it no longer intends to acquire Tikkurila, following a competing, higher, offer for Tikkurila. Despite a strong cultural fit … Read the full press release

Lundbeck commits to become carbon neutral across the entire value chain by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish international pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) announces its new 15-year climate target, which includes a detailed action plan to reduce emissions, approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), towards becoming … Read the full press release

Borealis to divest its nitrogen business unit

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics, Borealis announces its decision to start … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry to Reach $1.5 Billion in 2021: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) are increasingly embedded inside of larger systems, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report. The semi-annual report found that ten of the 13 vendors … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB’s new ESG goals focus on carbon emissions, supplier audits and gender diversity

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, the leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced the launch of a new sustainability programme with key environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals centred around carbon emissions, supplier audits … Read the full press release

Mining industry: Sika upscales its additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational specialty chemical company, has announced it has further expanded additive production for shotcrete at Spånga, near Stockholm in Sweden, and upscaled to the latest-generation technology. The new … Read the full press release

Leadership change at Siemens AG: long-serving President and CEO Joe Kaeser to step down after more than 40 years at the company

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in virtual format due to corona pandemic Siemens bids farewell to Joe Kaeser after more than 40 years at the company Total shareholder return more than doubled since Kaeser took office in 2013 Roland Busch new President … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain offers online retailers faster and more transparent shipping through its European network of e-fulfillment centers

Modular fulfillment service and end-to-end visibility across over 30 fulfillment centers all over Europe, including the UK market Speed-to-Consumer, with next-day, up to same-day delivery in all major European cities (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Contract logistics leader … Read the full press release

Accenture strengthens its ecommerce services to help clients reimagine their business through the acquisition of Businet System

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 2-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces the acquisition of Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel … Read the full press release

CMA CGM adds Port of Alexandria’s upcoming terminal to its operations in the Mediterranean

Operations will start in 2022 and a capacity of 1.5 million TEUs. A strategic choice for the development of CMA CGM’s port operations in the Mediterranean. (PRESS RELEASE) MARSEILLE, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French container transportation and shipping company CMA … Read the full press release

Stellantis N.V. subsidiary FCA Italy and Engie EPS form e-Mobility joint venture

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ TURIN, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Stellantis N.V. (STLA:EN) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA Italy S.p.A. has signed an agreement with Engie EPS (EPS:EN) to create a Joint Venture in the e-Mobility sector. These agreements, including … Read the full press release

New Ericsson 5G RAN Slicing solution enables service providers deliver 5G services with increased flexibility and versatility

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announces the launch of new 5G network slicing solution for radio access networks (RAN). The new software solution enables communications service providers to deliver … Read the full press release

Donna Thomas Joins Visual Data Media Services as Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas

Visual Data Media Services to Partner with Endeavour Capital for Next Phase of Growth

Industry veteran joins senior leadership team to accelerate Visual Data’s next phase of growth and deliver unparalleled value to customers (PRESS RELEASE) LOS ANGELES, Calif., United States, 26-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Visual Data Media Services, a leading entertainment services company … Read the full press release

Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com

Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com

(PRESS RELEASE) BREDA, The Netherlands, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Discover how business proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence in a new update from Offorte.com. Proposal software Offorte makes it easy to create business proposals using the new … Read the full press release