Category Archives: France

Press Releases & News from France distributed via EuropaWire

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

Wind energy: WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 14-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, a Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced that its CEO  Giles Dickson has spoken at the 11th Colloque National Éolien in Paris, organised … Read the full press release

Nokia to sell refurbished network equipment to all Orange subsidiaries as part of reduced carbon emissions goals

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, and Nokia (HEL: NOKIA), a Finnish multinational technology leader across mobile, fixed and cloud networks, have signed an agreement to increase the use of … Read the full press release

Crédit du Nord and Société Générale retail banks merger: 1,450 branches, 10 million clients with 25,000 employees in 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Société Générale (EPA: GLE), a European leader in financial services with over 150 years of history, has announced it submits a complete dossier to its employee representative organisations setting out in detail the … Read the full press release

Societe Generale The Future Is You Foundation launches with €7 million annual budget to help young people across France and Africa

Bringing together solidarity sponsorship and musical patronage within the new Societe Generale The Future Is You Foundation Greater support for young people to help them to build their future An annual budget of €7 million for the Foundation’s initiatives, mainly … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric ranks 24th in Universum’s annual survey of engineering students

Schneider Electric recognized by Universum in its ranking of Top 50 global employers Schneider Electric reaches Top-25 for the first time (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation … 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

Orange to increase the capital of its bank with EUR 230 million; buys Groupama’s stake

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced it will invest EUR 230 million in its bank (Orange Bank) to increase the capital and speed up the growth projects envisaged … 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

Synova extension doubles TotalEnergies mechanical recycling production capacity in France

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of the extension of Synova in Normandy, the French leader in recycled polypropylene production. As a result TotalEnergies mechanical … Read the full press release

University of Helsinki new artificial intelligence methods for industrial and fusion research part of ITER fusion reactor in Southern France

The participation of Finnish industry in the construction of ITER fusion reactor and the utilization of innovations in other fields is promoted by a cluster of companies and research institutions. ITER is beeing constructed in Southern France. (PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, … Read the full press release

Alstom, CTCI consortium lands €720 million SEMPO contract for the delivery of integrated metro system for Taipei Circular Line Phase Two

Alstom to provide rolling stock, signalling, platform screen door solutions together with the project management and overall system integration Taipei Circular Line is the consortium’s second turnkey metro project successfully secured by Alstom in Taiwan recently The framework contract includes … 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

Significant improvement in increasing Time In Range and reducing hypoglycemia among people equipped with Diabeloop DBLG1

EASD 2021 – Diabeloop, a pioneer in therapeutic artificial intelligence for diabetes management, is presenting new real-world data(1) of its Automated Insulin Delivery system, DBLG1. The personalized device fine-tunes insulin delivery using a state-of-the-art algorithm. Thousands of European patients have … Read the full press release

Major partnership between TotalEnergies and Safran aims at accelerating the reduction of CO2 emissions in the aviation industry

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it signed a strategic partnership agreement with Safran (EPA: SAF), a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component and defense company, … Read the full press release

Tikehau Capital to acquire a 42% stake in Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary Egis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Caisse des Dépôts, a French public sector financial institution created in 1816, has announced that it has received a binding offer from Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management group with €30.9 billion AUM, … Read the full press release

European companies to develop innovative and competitive hydrogen onboard storage solutions for the railway market

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom (EPA: ALO), the global leader in sustainable railway transportation and Plastic Omnium (EPA: POM), a French automotive supplier and major player in hydrogen mobility, have announced they signed a Memorandum of Understanding … Read the full press release

Lima Expresa, VINCI Highways subsidiary in Peru, to upgrade toll plazas and bus stops as part of EUR 48 million investment plan

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 14-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways, a leading concessions company and provider of road transport services and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced that its subsidiary operating the Lima ring road expressways in Peru, Lima Expresa … Read the full press release

Air Liquide to operate the hydrogen production unit at the TotalEnergies platform in Normandy, France

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 14-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it will partner with Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, for the decarbonisation … Read the full press release

Natural Cotton Color features organic cotton fabrics that already grow colorful

(PRESS RELEASE) JOÃO PESSOA, PARAÍBA, Brazil, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Brazilian company Natural Cotton Color has developed new yarns and fabrics for the sustainable fashion market, made from organic colored cotton lint from Paraíba, Northeast region of Brazil. The … Read the full press release

Sanofi to add Rezurock™ to its transplant portfolio with the acquisition of Kadmon Holdings, Inc.

Adds Rezurock™ (belumosudil) an FDA-approved, first-in-class treatment for adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) after failure of at least two prior lines of systemic therapy (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi … Read the full press release

Accenture to accelerate Indian fashion and beauty retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd’s digital commerce transformation across multiple retail channels

Use of data and analytics to reimagine and enhance customer experience (PRESS RELEASE) MUMBAI, 7-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it will help Shoppers … Read the full press release

French product management consulting company BENEXT to join Accenture’s OCTO Technology and expand global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First

Acquisition would bolster Accenture Cloud First services and skills in product management and agile transformation (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole S.A. to offer its 175,000 employees worldwide to subscribe to new shares under the 2021 reserved capital increase

Crédit Agricole SA today announces the launch of its annual share offering reserved for employees of the Crédit Agricole group, worldwide. (PRESS RELEASE) MONTROUGE, France, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole S.A. (EPA: ACA), the world’s largest cooperative financial institution, has … Read the full press release

BASF’s Care Creations® unveils new ingredient based on the organic-certified marine algae fucus vesiculosus that improves eye contour appearance

Seanactiv™ harnesses the power of fucus vesiculosus fucoidan to limit visible signs of aging and fatigue around the eyes New ingredient helps reduce the appearance of dark circles, crow’s feet wrinkles and under-eye dullness within just one week of application Three-step action … Read the full press release

AXA announces capital increase reserved for its employees

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA (EPA: CS), A French multinational insurance and asset management firm, announces capital increase reserved for its employees which offers to its employees, in and outside of France, the opportunity to subscribe to … Read the full press release

EDF sold its 49.99% interest in Constellation Energy Nuclear Group LLC to its joint venture partner Exelon Generation, LLC

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 9-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF (EPA: EDF), the world-leading nuclear operator, has announced it has completed the sale of its 49.99% interest in Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC (“CENG”) to its joint venture partner, Exelon Generation, LLC … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies, partners decision to launch Mero 4 marks the last milestone in the large-scale development of the Mero oil resources

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies, one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced that the Company together with its partners have taken the investment decision for the fourth phase (Phase 4) of the Mero project (Libra … Read the full press release

New airport pavement management solution by VINCI Airports to optimize the maintenance work on airport runways, taxiways and aircraft parking areas

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 2-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports, world’s leading private airport operator and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced the deployment of a customised new solution to continue to guarantee the optimal quality of its airport … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies acquires Bluecharge, the largest electric vehicle charging network in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ SINGAPORE, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies announces the acquisition of ‘Blue Charge’ from Bolloré Group. Upon the approval of the relevant authorities, TotalEnergies will manage and operate Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, with more than … Read the full press release