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Schneider Electric congratulates EQT AB as the first private markets firm to achieve Science Based Targets (SBT) validation

Schneider Electric partnered with EQT to develop SBT strategy and roadmap for implementation (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 15-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation and automation active in more than 100 countries, … Read the full press release

EQT’s science based targets approved and validated by the SBTi

EQT accelerates its journey to address climate change by defining ambitious greenhouse gas emission (“GHG”) reduction targets, encompassing both its own and its portfolio investments’ operations EQT becomes the first private markets firm to formalize science based targets through the … Read the full press release

Zero-emissions logistics: TotalEnergies to solarize eight sites of DHL in Dubai

TotalEnergies will solarize eight of DHL’s sites in Dubai to cover the equivalent of over 46,000m² of photovoltaic panels. As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced … Read the full press release

Nestlé announces new geographical structure organized into five zones for its global business and leadership changes to the Executive Board

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to art. 53 SIX Listing Rules] (PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé, a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate and the world’s largest food & beverage company, has announced leadership changes to its … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to deliver two fiber preparation systems for Naturheld’s new production line in Grafenwöhr, Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it will deliver two fiber preparation systems for insulation material to the … Read the full press release

Chinese Solar Energy company Sungrow FPV gets DNV Statement of Conformity for its anchoring and mooring design methodology for FPV systems

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced it awarded a Statement of Conformity to the Chinese Solar Energy company Sungrow FPV, a provider of floating solar PV (FPV) for inland … Read the full press release

Equinor invites equity analysts to provide estimates for its third quarter adjusted results

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has sent an invitation to analysts with coverage of the company to provide their … Read the full press release

ESET researchers discovered a novel malware that appears to be attacking Linux running systems across Southeast Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a Slovak internet security company known for its anti-virus and firewall products, has announced that its researchers have discovered a previously unknown malware family that utilizes custom and well-designed modules, targeting operating … Read the full press release

Voith to deliver inclined wire formers and high-performance dryers for Owens Corning’s massive glass mat production facility in Fort Smith, AR, United States

The full-line supplier Voith receives the order for the forming, binding and drying sections of a new glass mat production line from Owens Corning. Owens Corning’s new 50,000-square-meter manufacturing facility will sit adjacent to their existing Fort Smith site. Technological … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse unveils next generation digital securities post-trade platform for truly digital and decentralised finance

Digital post-trade platform D7 enables end-to-end digital securities processing Over 80 per cent of German securities eligible to be digitised through centralised digital register by mid-2022, enabling same-day-issuance and paperless, automated straight-through processing Launch partners include leading financial institutions and … Read the full press release

Offshore wind: Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard lands EUR 140 million contract from Norwegian company Norwind Offshore

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri S.p.A., one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups, has announced that its subsidiary Vard, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has secured contracts for the design and … Read the full press release

Communications Technology: Triton Fund IV portfolio company EQOS Energie Deutschland GmbH acquires TCT TechnikCentrumThale GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) BIBERACH, Germany, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton Partners, a private equity investment firm with focus on medium-sized businesses across Europe, has announced that its Triton Fund IV portfolio company EQOS Energie Deutschland GmbH, one of the leading service … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse venture capital arm DB1 Ventures acquires minority stake in WeMatch, a fintech digitizing the wholesale derivatives industry

WeMatch is a fintech company focussing on trading workflows for the wholesale derivatives industry DB1 Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Deutsche Börse, leads the Series B funding round Other investors include Augmentum Fintech PLC, Illuminate Financial and existing … Read the full press release

Aquaculture: Alfa Laval acquires LiftUP, leader in waste extraction systems for fish farms

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the acquisition of Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP, a market leader in removing waste from fish farms to reduce … Read the full press release

Nutreco part of USD 7.5 million funding round in Norwegian salmon farming company AquaCon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it participated in a USD 7.5 million (~EUR 6.5 million) funding round in Norwegian land-based salmon farming company AquaCon. Other companies that … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies adds 1.4 GWp net capacity to its renewable portfolio following the Adani Green Energy / SB Energy India deal

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it will add  net capacity of ~1.4 GWp¹ of projects in operation and under construction to its renewable portfolio following the … Read the full press release

Allianz completes the acquisition of Aviva plc Italian General Insurance business for €330 million

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc (LON: AV), a British multinational insurance company, has announced that Allianz SE (ETR: ALV), a German multinational financial services company, has completed the acquisition of Aviva’s Italian General Insurance business for … Read the full press release

Royal SMIT takes over DNV’s Transformer Oil Laboratory, its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation

(PRESS RELEASE) NIJMEGEN/ARNHEM, The Netherlands, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the completion of the acquisition of its Transformer Oil Laboratory along with its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation by Royal … Read the full press release

Energy transition: TotalEnergies part of the World’s Largest Clean Hydrogen Infrastructure Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced that the Company together with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, and VINCI, … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to combine its existing Decor business with Chinese Minglian’s decor paper plant in a mix of acquisition/joint venture deal

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 60% of Chinese decor paper producer Minglian New Materials Technology Co., Ltd., established … Read the full press release

Capgemini, Sogeti and Micro Focus’ World Quality Report 2021-2022: Confidence in AI in QA is increasing

Testing is no longer seen as an obstacle across the software development lifecycle but is a factor in its achievement; Organizations are keen to put artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) techniques to good use in their quality assurance … Read the full press release

Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ now available to all TripActions Group customers as part of new global partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced a groundbreaking global partnership with TripActions and Reed … Read the full press release

AL Amyloidosis: Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, takes over Caelum Biosciences, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced its rare diseases arm Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences, Inc., a Clinical Stage … Read the full press release

The insurance industry, Europe’s largest institutional investor, supports the EC’s proposal for the EUGBS (EU Green Bond Standard)

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance Europe, the European insurance and reinsurance federation, has announced the publication of its response to a consultation by the EC on its proposal for an EU Green Bond Standard (EUGBS). The insurance … Read the full press release

Diversity: Schroders becomes a signatory of the Charter for Black Talent in Finance and the Professions

The Charter focuses on Black talent in the industry and aims to go beyond statements to deliver ambitious targets and measurable data for recruitment, career progression and promotion. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders (LON: SDR), a British … Read the full press release

Assa Abloy acquires leading door and window hardware company in UK and Ireland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA-B), leader in locks, doors, gates, and entrance automation, has announced the acquisition of Arran Isle, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the … Read the full press release

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) to develop GRC, cybersecurity, third-party risk management (TPRM) and risk transformation as a service (RTaaS) solutions supported by RSA’s Archer platform

Alliance will help EY US and RSA clients establish and enhance robust governance, risk and compliance strategies Leverages industry-leading Archer suite and EY US consulting services to provide integrated risk management solutions (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EY, … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Announces the Convocation of the Company’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on 4 November 2021 in order to appoint KPMG N.V. as the Company’s new statutory auditor for the financial year 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that today, 23 September 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company convenes the extraordinary general meeting of … Read the full press release

Neste holds its Capital Markets Day 2021 as a webcast on 23 September 2021: strategy execution, market outlook, updated strategic targets

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel and the 4th most sustainable company in the world, has announced its Capital Markets Day 2021 held as a … Read the full press release

Modernised ANNA Service Bureau (ASB): Key technology and infrastructure enhancements to benefit numbering agencies and ASB clients released today

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), the membership organisation of national numbering agencies dedicated to the support of efficient capital markets through the use of widely embraced ISO standards, has announced the … Read the full press release