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ŠKODA AUTO names Roland Villinger as head of Corporate and Product Strategy

Roland Villinger will have responsibility for the newly created area of ‘Corporate and Product Strategy’ at ŠKODA AUTO as of 1 June 2021 ‘Corporate Development and Digitalisation’ and ‘Product Strategy and Modular Toolkit Management’ departments to be merged Previous Head … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO supports the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in India with one million euro worth donation

As the Volkswagen Group brand responsible for the region, ŠKODA AUTO donates one million euros to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic in India First part of in-kind and monetary donations is already on their way to the destination Czech car … Read the full press release

Vattenfall announces fossil-free energy agreement and 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall announces signing of fossil-free energy agreement, and a 24/7 Matching solution with Swedish colocation data centre operator Conapto to support its two data centres in Stockholm. The unique … Read the full press release

Telefónica and its partners bring intelligence and facilitate assisted driving in Spain’s Cereixal tunnel

In partnership with Nokia, Ineco, Stellantis, the CTAG (Automotive Technology Centre of Galicia) and SICE within the framework of the 5G Galicia Pilot promoted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation through Red.es and the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the exercise of stock options by the Executive Director of the Company pursuant to the decision of the Company’s general meeting of shareholders dated 30 April 2020 and in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 28-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that on May, 27, 2021, Mr. Valentin Popoviciu, Executive Director of the Company, has exercised his stock options, which have vested … Read the full press release

COVID-19 ongoing vaccination: ŠKODA AUTO supports Klaudián Hospital in Mladá Boleslav

ŠKODA AUTO is involved in vaccinating its employees against COVID-19 by supporting Klaudián Hospital in Mladá Boleslav To protect employees from coronavirus, ŠKODA implemented over 80 individual measures and restrictions at its plants and offices immediately after the outbreak of … Read the full press release

Navigating a changing refrigerants market: Alfa Laval’s latest white paper on natural refrigerants

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, the world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces the release of newly revised white paper on sustainable refrigerants. A massive change is taking place in heating and … Read the full press release

SEB appoints Mats Holmström as Chief Risk Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish financial group Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) announces the appointment of Mats Holmström as Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and member of the Group Executive Committee. Mats, currently Head of Corporate Banking in … Read the full press release

Residents of Rhode Island, United States to continue benefitting from water and wastewater services from SUEZ

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group announces that the city council of East Providence, in the state of Rhode Island in the United States has renewed its services for the management of the Riverside wastewater treatment plant. … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the availability of the instructions on the 2020 share dividend payment

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform its shareholders and the market that, on 24 May 2021, were made available the detailed instructions regarding the payment of the dividend in … Read the full press release

Savills launches Strategic Advisory EMEA service to advice on distressed assets as well as diligent underwriting for new acquisitions

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills (LON: SVS), one of the world’s leading property advisors, has announced it is expanding its offer to include a dedicated Strategic Advisory EMEA team, bringing together the firm’s multi-disciplinary expertise from across … Read the full press release

Telia among the few European companies that achieved the greatest cut in greenhouse gas emissions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telia Company AB, a Swedish multinational telecommunications company and mobile network operator, has announced it has been named by FT and Statista among select European companies that achieved the greatest cut in greenhouse … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces that conditional stock options were granted to several Directors of the Company based on the approval of the general meeting of shareholders from 18 May 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 20-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 19 May 2021, Mr. Serghei Bulgac (Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company), Mr. Valentin Popoviciu (Executive … Read the full press release

OMV views the EU climate targets as particularly ambitious transposition of the Paris Climate Change Agreement

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 19-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian multinational integrated oil, gas and petrochemical company OMV, recognizes that climate change is one of the most important global challenges today and fully supports the goals set forth by the Paris Climate … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Announces the Company’s General Shareholders Meeting resolutions adopted on 18 May 2021 approving, amongst others, the 2020 Annual Accounts

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that today, Tuesday, 18 May 2021, at 14:00 PM CEST, at the offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Strawinskylaan 10, 1077 … Read the full press release

Rabobank’s TreasurUp becomes an independent company and closes series A funding round

TreasurUp completes series A funding round led by OFX and Rabobank Australian cross border payments specialist OFX, Rabobank, TreasurUp management and engineering partner COERA invest in spin-off structure TreasurUp aims to become the leader in online treasury solutions for banks … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking launches new system to consistently monitor and evaluate social impact finance activities

The measurement & evaluation system has been developed with the think tank Human Foundation, to drive greater outcomes of social impact finance projects (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 18-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit’s Social Impact Banking announces that it has developed a … Read the full press release

Maine Pointe recognized as the number one supply chain consulting firm by Consulting.us

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Maine Pointe, a global supply chain and operations consulting firm and a member of SGS Group, has been awarded number one ranking on Consulting.us’ list of top supply chain consulting … Read the full press release

DNV announces collaborative research project to develop automated verification of inspection data from offshore wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 13-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces the launch of a new collaborative research project in partnership with the University of Bristol and Percepetual Robotics to develop an automated data processing procedure for verification of detected wind … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management launches ESG fund strategies for high net worth clients in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank is driving positive change and responding to the growing demand from its clients, who want to pursue investments that reflect their values and to increase opportunities for returns from … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval further supports marine industry’s decarbonization efforts with the acquisition of StormGeo

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it will acquire StormGeo – a global leader in weather intelligence and advanced data science solutions. The acquisition … Read the full press release

Yara launches a farm decarbonization business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from adopting climate-positive practices

The new farm decarbonization business has operations and partnerships across four continents (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, announces the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Samsung end patent related legal disputes through cross-license agreement

Agreement includes global patent cross license of cellular technologies, including 5G Settlement ends all ongoing patent related legal disputes between the parties In the second quarter 2021, IPR licensing revenues are expected to be SEK 2.0 b. to 2.5 b. … Read the full press release

Aviva completes sale of its entire shareholding in AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat AS

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva plc (“Aviva”) announces completion of sale of its entire 40% shareholding in the Turkish life insurance and pensions joint venture, AvivaSA Emeklilik ve Hayat AS (“AvivaSA”), to Ageas … Read the full press release

Sandro Pierri appointed CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has appointed Sandro Pierri as CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management, its asset management arm, with effect from 1 July 2021. Based in Paris, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO marks 30 years of affiliation with Volkswagen Group with special concert featuring the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Charitable gala evening to support the families of victims of the COVID-19 pandemic Special concert performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with principal conductor Semjon Bychkov ŠKODA AUTO has been an integral part of the Volkswagen Group since 1991 (PRESS … Read the full press release

Allianz releases Sustainability Report 2020, new climate strategy and targets

High customer satisfaction, most attractive employer in the insurance industry and more female managers  Significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from business operations   Expansion of guidelines for carbon-based business models in property and casualty insurance and proprietary investments from 2023 … Read the full press release

Accenture to accelerate its growth in France and scale its cybersecurity capabilities across Europe with the acquisition of Openminded

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services. The … Read the full press release

SGS Geneva is now a Gafta Approved Superintendent

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS Geneva announces successful completion of Gafta Standard Audit and is now a confirmed Gafta Approved Superintendent. Demonstrating our technical expertise in supervision, sampling and check weighing for the Agri Commodities industry. As … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. appoints Renato Costantini as new General Counsel

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. welcomes Renato Costantini as the new General Counsel. In this role, Renato will also join Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and the Management Committee of the Swiss … Read the full press release