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University of Liverpool Awarded Gold Rating in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool has achieved the highest rating, Gold, in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023, a national scheme administered by the Office for Students (OfS) to recognize and encourage excellence in teaching, learning, and student outcomes … Read the full press release

Aingeala Flannery’s ‘The Amusements’ Wins the John McGahern Prize for Debut Irish Fiction

(IN BRIEF) Aingeala Flannery’s novel, “The Amusements,” published by Penguin, has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious John McGahern Prize for the debut book of Irish fiction published in 2022. Esteemed novelist Colm Tóibín, who made the announcement, … Read the full press release

GRAHAM’s Wellbeing Team Wins ‘Wellbeing at Work’ Award at Responsible Business Awards

(IN BRIEF) The Wellbeing Team at GRAHAM was honored with the “Wellbeing at Work” award at the Business in the Community Responsible Business awards held at the ICC Belfast. This recognition comes after impressing judges with their commitment to staff … Read the full press release

T-Systems Data Center in Biere Receives European Code of Conduct Award for Energy Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) The European Commission has honored the T-Systems data center in Biere, near Magdeburg, with the European Code of Conduct Award. Among 120 companies considered, the award recognizes data centers that have significantly reduced their energy consumption. The assessment … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction Secures Multi-Region Slots in Procure Partnerships’ National Contractors Framework 2023

(IN BRIEF) GRAHAM Construction has been appointed to the Procure Partnerships’ National Contractors Framework 2023, covering Construction, Civil Engineering, and Decarbonisation across multiple lots. The framework is structured regionally to ensure local delivery and national governance alignment. GRAHAM has secured … Read the full press release

German Student Triumphs Over Health Challenges to Win Student of the Year Award at Scottish Marine Science Institute

(IN BRIEF) Anna Pfoertner, a 23-year-old student from Germany, has been named the Student of the Year at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). She graduated with a first-class honours degree in Marine Science despite battling chronic health problems, … Read the full press release

Indra Renews ISO 9001 Certification for Global Quality Management System

(IN BRIEF) Global technology and consulting leader Indra has successfully renewed its ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification, attesting to its adherence to the ISO 9001 standard’s requirements and high-level implementation across the organization. AENOR, the certifying body, recognized Indra’s … Read the full press release

AFRY Recognized as Nasdaq ESG Transparency Partner for Commitment to Sustainability Reporting

(IN BRIEF) AFRY has achieved certification as a Nasdaq ESG Transparency Partner for 2022, demonstrating its commitment to transparency in sharing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) information with investors. By obtaining this certification, AFRY emphasizes its dedication to sustainability as … Read the full press release

TechMed Researcher Annemieke Witteveen Nominated as Finalist for New Scientist Science Talent 2023

(IN BRIEF) Assistant Professor Annemieke Witteveen, from the Biomedical Signals and Systems department at the Faculty of EEMCS (TechMed Centre), has been nominated for the prestigious New Scientist Science Talent Prize. This award highlights emerging researchers, with Witteveen and 14 … Read the full press release

Newcastle University Recognized for Exceptional Internationalization Efforts in Higher Education

(IN BRIEF) Newcastle University has been awarded the Excellence in Internationalisation honor by the European Association for International Education (EAIE). This prestigious accolade celebrates the university’s exceptional approach to integrating international research and educational opportunities, focusing on addressing societal and … Read the full press release

EY Receives Global Partner of the Year Award for Driving Finance Transformation with Wolters Kluwer CCH® Tagetik

(IN BRIEF) The EY organization has been awarded the Global Partner of the Year by Wolters Kluwer CCH® Tagetik for its contributions to accelerating clients’ finance transformation initiatives through technical expertise and consulting services. The accolade acknowledges EY’s commitment to … Read the full press release

Loughborough Doctoral Researcher Reaches National Final of Prestigious Three Minute Thesis Competition

(IN BRIEF) Ridzuan A-Rasid, a Doctoral Researcher at Loughborough University, has been selected as one of the six finalists in the 2023 Vitae Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. The competition, developed by the University of Queensland, challenges participants to explain … Read the full press release

Continental Specialty Tires Secures Third Consecutive ‘Vendor of the Year’ Award from Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas

(IN BRIEF) Continental Specialty Tires has been awarded the “Vendor of the Year” accolade by Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas (MLA) for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes Continental’s exceptional commitment and operational support through MLA’s aftermarket program, Rapidparts, in the … Read the full press release

University of Warwick’s Biodiversity-Enhancing Roundabout Named Roundabout of the Year 2024

(IN BRIEF) A roundabout at the University of Warwick has been named Roundabout of the Year 2024 for its contribution to promoting biodiversity and supporting the local ecosystem. The roundabout features a variety of plant species known for attracting bees, … Read the full press release

René Janssen, a professor at TU/e, Receives ERC Advanced Grant for High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cell Research

(IN BRIEF) René Janssen, a professor in the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry and Applied Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), has been granted a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant of three million euros for his innovative research on … Read the full press release

SGS Continues to Shine on FTSE4Good Index for Sixth Year, Demonstrates Unwavering Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection, and certification company, has been acknowledged for its commitment to sustainable practices for the sixth consecutive year by being included in the FTSE4Good Index Series. The recognition is based on FTSE4Good criteria, … Read the full press release

Game-Changing ‘Heart Plaster’ Among Top Contenders for BHF’s Research Story of the Year

(IN BRIEF) A University of Bristol researcher, Massimo Caputo, has been shortlisted for the British Heart Foundation’s Research Story of the Year award for developing a groundbreaking ‘heart plaster.’ The mesenchymal cell patch can repair abnormalities in children with congenital … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Los Angeles’ Pier 400 Receives Recognition for Strong Contractor Safety Management

(IN BRIEF) APM Terminals Los Angeles, known as Pier 400, has been acknowledged for its zero tolerance approach to contractor safety management. As the largest container port terminal in the Western Hemisphere, the facility faces inherent risks, making stringent safety … Read the full press release

Terna’s Driving Energy Award 2023 Sees Record Participation in Contemporary Photography

(IN BRIEF) Terna’s Driving Energy Award 2023 – Contemporary Photography has received a record number of participants, with 2,800 photographs submitted from all regions and provinces of Italy. The second edition of the award focuses on the theme “In praise … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to Award Honorary Degrees for Summer 2023 Graduation Ceremonies

(IN BRIEF) The University of Warwick has announced the recipients of honorary degrees for the upcoming summer 2023 graduation ceremonies. The esteemed honorary graduates come from diverse fields and have made remarkable contributions to their respective domains. The recipients include … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Receives Highest Recognition in FIA Road Safety Index, Advocating for Safer Operations

(IN BRIEF) The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), in collaboration with AFRY, has introduced the FIA Road Safety Index, a tool to measure and improve organizations’ and companies’ safety practices. At the Vision Zero Conference, TotalEnergies became the first private … Read the full press release

Professor Frank Baaijens Receives Huiskes Medal for Pioneering Contributions in Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering

(IN BRIEF) Professor Frank Baaijens from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has been awarded the prestigious Huiskes Medal for his remarkable contributions to the field of Biomechanics. Baaijens’ innovative research and application of biomechanics have led to groundbreaking developments in … Read the full press release

TUM Professors Alena Buyx and Heribert Schunkert Receive Bavarian Order of Merit

(IN BRIEF) Professor Alena Buyx and Professor Heribert Schunkert from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have been honored with the Bavarian Order of Merit. Presented by Minister President Dr. Markus Söder, the Order recognizes their outstanding contributions to the … Read the full press release

SEB Outperforms Competitors to Become No. 1 FX Bank in the Nordics

(IN BRIEF) SEB, a leading Nordic bank, has been rated as the best foreign exchange (FX) bank in the region according to Prospera’s survey, Foreign Exchange Nordics 2023. SEB’s top ranking reflects its dedication, proactivity, and strong customer focus. Despite … Read the full press release

Stroke Rehabilitation Startup SoleSense Wins Best Elevator Pitch at Tech-Xpo 2023

(IN BRIEF) SoleSense, a startup revolutionizing stroke rehabilitation, has won the Best Elevator Pitch award at Bristol’s prestigious Tech-Xpo 2023 Showcase. The company, founded by Caz Icke in 2019, utilizes shoe sensors and a real-time biofeedback application to offer personalized … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s Governance Excellence Acknowledged by World Finance for Tenth Consecutive Year

Iberdrola's Governance Excellence Acknowledged by World Finance for Tenth Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola, a Spanish energy company, has been awarded for its outstanding corporate governance practices by World Finance for the tenth time. The recognition highlights Iberdrola’s commitment to continuously updating its Governance and Sustainability System and its dedication to … Read the full press release

Kantar names SEB among Sweden’s top 10 most valuable brands

(IN BRIEF) SEB, a leading Swedish bank, has been ranked as the eighth most valuable brand in Sweden by Kantar, a global data analytics and brand consulting company. The ranking is based on a global survey of 20,100 brands in … Read the full press release

Krka recognized for sustainable energy management at Dnevi energetikov conference

(IN BRIEF) Krka, a Slovenian pharmaceutical company, has been awarded the title of the most energy-efficient company at the 25th conference of energy experts in Slovenia. The awards were given to Krka for its integrated, efficient, and sustainable management of … Read the full press release

Warwick named UK’s top ‘Esports University’ for fifth year running

(IN BRIEF) The University of Warwick has been named ‘Esports University of the Year’ for the fifth consecutive year by National Student Esports, beating 111 other institutions. The university’s dedication to promoting esports and supporting student gamers was praised, with … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain, Speweld, Lassila & Tikanoja among Neste’s Contractor Safety Award winners

(IN BRIEF) Neste, a leading renewable fuel producer, has awarded several contractors with the Contractor Safety Award for their commitment and performance in maintaining excellent safety standards. The award recognizes the importance of safety in the workplace and aims to … Read the full press release

Evonik wins award for innovative Cell Culture Solutions portfolio at Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards

(IN BRIEF) Evonik, the global specialty chemicals company, has won the Best New Bioprocessing Supplier in Upstream Processing award for its innovative Cell Culture Solutions portfolio at the Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards (ABEA). The awards celebrate exceptional organizations and technologies … Read the full press release

Experian North America Recognized for Inclusivity, Equity, and Innovation in Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For List

(IN BRIEF) Experian North America has been named by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2023, marking the fourth consecutive year of the company’s inclusion on the list. The recognition reflects Experian’s inclusive and … Read the full press release

Swisscom Maintains Quality Service Provision with Best Mobile Hotline in German-Speaking Countries

(IN BRIEF) Swisscom’s hotline has been named the best in Switzerland according to a recent connect test, making it the best mobile hotline among the German-speaking countries. Swisscom achieved full marks for availability, which was rated as outstanding, and waiting … Read the full press release

BBVA recognized for commitment to talent development and corporate culture by Gallup

(IN BRIEF) BBVA receives 2023 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award for commitment to corporate culture and talent development. The award recognizes companies that excel in creating exceptional work environments and developing their workforce. BBVA was chosen as one of the leading … Read the full press release

TUM Center for Digital Public Services and juris GmbH to award AG KRITIS and Manuel Atug for work in IT-security

(IN BRIEF) AG KRITIS and its spokesperson Manuel Atug will receive the 10th For..Net Award for their efforts in raising awareness about IT-security for critical infrastructures, such as healthcare services, energy provision, and water supplies, against digital attacks. The group … Read the full press release

Michelin Takes Home Prestigious Tire Manufacturer of the Year Award for Sixth Time

(IN BRIEF) Michelin has been awarded Tire Manufacturer of the Year for the sixth time and the Environmental Achievement of the Year – Tire Design award at the Tire Technology Expo 2023 in Hannover, Germany. The Environmental Achievement of the … Read the full press release

Solvay’s Brazilian sites awarded highest recognition for quality of working environment

(IN BRIEF) Chemical company Solvay has been awarded for its efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive work environment at its Brazilian sites, for the second time. The certification was awarded by the Great Place To Work® organization, after employees … Read the full press release

Charging Solutions Provider EVBox Receives Gold Medal Rating on EcoVadis Sustainability Assessment

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a provider of charging solutions for electric vehicles, has received a gold medal rating from EcoVadis for its sustainability efforts. The rating is based on an evaluation of the company’s policies, actions, and results in the areas … Read the full press release

SGL Carbon Trainee Named National Best in Outstanding Performance

(IN BRIEF) SGL Carbon trainee Janine Nanette Kretzschmar has been awarded the national best honor by IHK, recognizing her outstanding performance during her vocational training as a process mechanic in fiber composite technology. Her fascination for carbon as a material … Read the full press release

Atos commitment to sustainability reinforced by client Decarbonization Level Agreements

(IN BRIEF) Atos has been recognized for the fourth year in a row on the CDP’s Supplier Engagement Rating Leaderboard for its work to engage suppliers in reducing emissions and jointly tackling climate change. Only the top 8% of companies … Read the full press release