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Schroders Tops Forest 500 Assessment for Second Consecutive Year, Urgent Action Needed on Deforestation

(IN BRIEF) Schroders celebrates its recognition as the leading financial institution in Global Canopy’s Forest 500 annual assessment, reaffirming its commitment to addressing deforestation in investment operations and supply chains. The report, evaluating companies and financial institutions across key commodities, … Read the full press release

San Francisco Retains Top Spot in Schroders’ Global Cities Index, London Climbs to Second Place

(IN BRIEF) San Francisco maintains its leading position in Schroders’ Global Cities Index for the second consecutive year, driven by the resilience of its tech sector despite social challenges. London ascends to second place, surpassing its 2023 ranking, despite slower … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Shortlisted for ‘Employer of the Year’ at 2024 Ex-Forces in Business Awards

(IN BRIEF) Stagecoach, the UK’s largest bus and coach operator, has been recognized as a finalist in the ‘Employer of the Year’ category at the 2024 Ex-Forces in Business Awards for its commitment to employing veterans and building an inclusive … Read the full press release

Henkel’s Bergquist Hi Flow THF 5000UT Receives Industry Recognition for Innovative Thermal Interface Material

(IN BRIEF) Henkel’s phase change thermal interface material (TIM), Bergquist Hi Flow THF 5000UT, has been honored by the 2024 Lightwave Innovation Reviews for its innovative contributions to fiberoptics and optoelectronics applications. Recognized for its silicone-free composition and ability to … Read the full press release

Riverty Triumphs with “Best Payment Solution” Award at E-Commerce Germany Awards

(IN BRIEF) Riverty, a leading FinTech company, emerges victorious at the E-Commerce Germany Award 2024, securing the title of “Best Payment Solution” for its innovative “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) offering. Recognized for its customer-centric approach, Riverty’s BNPL solutions aim … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Retains Title as Germany’s Most Valuable Brand, Achieves Record-Breaking Brand Value

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom secures its position as the most valuable German brand, according to the BrandZ study “Top50 Most Valuable German Brands” by Kantar. With a brand value of $73.5 billion, marking an 18% contribution to the total ranking … Read the full press release

SGS Attains A- Leadership Score in CDP 2023 Assessment, Demonstrating Environmental Excellence

(IN BRIEF) SGS has once again achieved an outstanding A- Leadership score in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2023 assessment, positioning itself among the top 17% of companies in the specialized professional services sector. This recognition underscores SGS’s commitment to … Read the full press release

Newcastle University Lecturer Honored with National Award for Surgical Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Kenneth Rankin, an honorary senior lecturer at Newcastle University, was bestowed with the prestigious Researcher of the Year award at The Bone Idols 2024 ceremony for his outstanding contributions to surgical oncology. Recognized for his remarkable innovation … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom Earns Top Marks in Carbon Disclosure Project for Second Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Kapsch TrafficCom secures the third-highest grade in the annual Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the second year running, showcasing its commitment to climate action and sustainability. Surpassing competitors in the electrical and electronic equipment sector, Kapsch TrafficCom’s exemplary … Read the full press release

Veolia Foundation Launches 2024 Student Solidarity Prize: Fostering Innovation and Social Impact

(IN BRIEF) Veolia Foundation’s annual Student Solidarity Prize 2024 has been announced, inviting student associations to submit their projects aimed at addressing social, environmental, and developmental challenges. Until April 30, 2024, student-led initiatives can vie for recognition and support, with … Read the full press release

Neste Holds Strong as Finland’s 2nd Most Valuable Brand: Brand Finance Ranking 2024

(IN BRIEF) Neste maintains its position as the second most valuable Finnish brand for the third consecutive year, according to the latest Brand Finance Finland 25 2024 ranking. The world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, Brand Finance, reports a 13% … Read the full press release

GKN Powder Metallurgy Attains EcoVadis Platinum Rating, Setting Industry Standards in Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) GKN Powder Metallurgy has achieved the prestigious EcoVadis Platinum Rating, positioning the company in the top 1% globally for sustainability performance across its 27 manufacturing sites. Recognized for excellence in Labour & Human Rights, Environment, Ethics, and Sustainable … Read the full press release

Webuild’s Environmental Leadership Recognized with ‘A-‘ Rating in Climate Change Programme 2023

(IN BRIEF) Webuild, a global leader in the fight against climate change, has received an “A-” rating in the Climate Change Programme 2023 by CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), surpassing the average ratings of both the European region and the … Read the full press release

Fortum Receives A- Rating for Climate Efforts in 2023 CDP Report

(IN BRIEF) Fortum achieved an A- rating for its climate efforts in the 2023 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) report, showing significant improvement from its previous B rating. The company’s enhanced score reflects advancements in risk disclosure, value chain engagement, and … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp Receives Investment Award at UK-Greek Business Awards

(IN BRIEF) Lightsource bp, a leading solar energy developer, has been honored with the Investment Award at the inaugural UK-Greek Business Awards, organized by the British Embassy Athens and the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. This recognition highlights the company’s … Read the full press release

WACKER Earns Top Climate Change Rating in CDP’s Annual Sustainability Assessment

(IN BRIEF) WACKER has achieved an exceptional milestone by securing the highest rating of A in the Climate Change category of the CDP’s annual sustainability assessment, reaffirming its leadership in climate protection. This recognition underscores WACKER’s commitment to environmental stewardship … Read the full press release

Savills Celebrates Apprenticeship Excellence at Second Annual Awards Ceremony

(IN BRIEF) Savills, the international real estate advisor, commemorated the achievements of its young talent during its second annual Apprenticeship Awards held in London’s Margaret Street office coinciding with National Apprenticeship Week. With over 110 apprentices, mentors, and employees in … Read the full press release

Vodafone Earns Coveted Spot on CDP’s ‘A List’ for Climate Change Leadership

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone’s commitment to transparency and action on climate change has garnered recognition from the global environmental non-profit CDP, securing the telecom giant a coveted place on its prestigious annual ‘A List’. Acknowledged for efforts to reduce emissions, address … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Recognized as Global Environmental Leader by Carbon Disclosure Project

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall, a leading energy company, has achieved the highest rating in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) environmental disclosure ranking for 2023. Among nearly 400 companies worldwide, Vattenfall has secured a place on CDP’s prestigious ‘A-list,’ recognizing it as … Read the full press release

KPN Continues Streak as Ookla’s Fastest 5G Network in the Netherlands, Introduces Enhanced Unlimited Subscriptions

(IN BRIEF) KPN’s 5G network in the Netherlands has been recognized as the fastest by Ookla® for the fifth consecutive time. To make unlimited mobile internet more accessible, KPN is launching the Unlimited Series on February 5, featuring Unlimited50, Unlimited300, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Sanctuary Scholars Named Among The Big Issue’s 100 Changemakers

(IN BRIEF) Sam Pordale and Angel Nakhle, sanctuary scholars at the University of Warwick, have been recognized in The Big Issue’s 100 Changemakers list for their advocacy work, including the ‘lift the ban’ campaign advocating for asylum seekers’ right to … Read the full press release

Leverhulme Trust Announces 2023 Doctoral Scholarship Winners, Expanding Opportunities for Diverse Students

(IN BRIEF) The Leverhulme Trust has unveiled the recipients of the 2023 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships, marking an increased commitment to the program. These scholarships enable universities to support up to 18 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholars in interdisciplinary research areas. This year, … Read the full press release

BASF Coatings Pioneers Global Sustainability Certification Standard for Auto Refinishing

(IN BRIEF) In a bid to address the growing demand for sustainable accident repairs and uniform sustainability standards, BASF’s Coatings division is collaborating with industry partners, including associations, insurers, work providers, fleet operators, and body shops, to develop a global … Read the full press release

Eni Achieves ISO 37301 Certification for Robust Compliance Management System

(IN BRIEF) Eni SpA has successfully obtained ISO 37301:2021 certification for its Compliance Management System from Italy’s leading certification body, RINA Services SpA. This recognition reinforces Eni’s commitment to promoting a culture of compliance, ethics, and sustainability within the organization. … Read the full press release

AFRY Tops ENR’s Global Rankings in Pulp & Paper Engineering

(IN BRIEF) AFRY, a global engineering and design firm, has secured the top spot globally in Pulp & Paper engineering and design according to the Engineering News Record (ENR). In addition to its #1 rank in Pulp & Paper, AFRY … Read the full press release

SEB Tops Prospera’s 2023 Institutional Banking Survey for Third Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) In the Prospera Institutional Banking 2023 survey, SEB has once again secured its position as the best bank in the Nordic region for the third consecutive year. The bank ranks first overall, as well as in Sweden and … Read the full press release

Thales Recognized as a Top Employer for Young Canadians in 2024

(IN BRIEF) In the 2024 Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Thales has been acknowledged as a top employer for young Canadians. Thales is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of talent by offering co-op and internship opportunities, an expanding program … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Malta Receives Equality Mark for Commitment to Gender Equality and Inclusivity

(IN BRIEF) The Central Bank of Malta has proudly received the Equality Mark from the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE), highlighting the institution’s dedication to fostering a discrimination-free work environment and its commitment to gender equality. With … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim Awarded ‘Global Top Employer’ for Fourth Consecutive Year, Recognized for Employee Development and Wellbeing Focus

(IN BRIEF) Boehringer Ingelheim has been honored by the Top Employers Institute with a “Global Top Employer” certification for the fourth consecutive year, distinguishing it as one of only 17 globally certified companies. The recognition is attributed to the company’s … Read the full press release

Fincantieri Earns Top Employer Italy Certification for the Third Consecutive Year in 2024

(IN BRIEF) Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding company, has been awarded the Top Employer Italy certification for the third consecutive year in 2024. This prestigious certification recognizes companies that excel in human resources strategies and policies aimed at enhancing employee well-being … Read the full press release

Ageas and Subsidiaries Earn “Top Employer” Recertification for 2024

(IN BRIEF) Ageas, along with its subsidiaries AG, AG Real Estate, and Ageas UK, has once again achieved the prestigious “Top Employer” recertification for 2024. This recognition highlights Ageas’ commitment to fostering an empowering culture, promoting innovation, and prioritizing skill … Read the full press release

UniCredit Achieves Top Employer Certifications Across Europe for Eighth Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit has received certification from the Top Employers Institute for the eighth consecutive year, highlighting its commitment to employee well-being and excellence in HR policies. The European-level Top Employer Certification was awarded based on local certifications in Bulgaria, … Read the full press release

Astrophysicist Gilles Chabrier Receives Royal Astronomical Society’s Gold Medal for Outstanding Contributions

(IN BRIEF) Astrophysicist Professor Gilles Chabrier from the University of Exeter and Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon has been awarded the prestigious Royal Astronomical Society’s Gold Medal for his exceptional contributions to stellar and planetary astrophysics, as well as galactic … Read the full press release

Evonik Honored with Cefic Responsible Care® Award for Sustainable Biosurfactants

(IN BRIEF) Evonik has been awarded the Responsible Care® Award by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) in the “Safe and Sustainable Chemicals” category for its innovative glycolipid biosurfactants platform. The company’s glycolipid biosurfactants, developed using biotechnology, are recognized for … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Receives Multiple Athena Swan Awards for Gender Equality Commitment

(IN BRIEF) The University of Exeter has received recognition for its dedication to gender equality across various departments in the latest Athena Swan Charter Awards round. Five departments, including Health and Care Professions, University of Exeter Medical School, Ecology and … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Leads in Verdantix’s 2023 Green Quadrant for Energy Management Software

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric, a pioneer in energy management and automation, has achieved the top position in Verdantix’s recent “Green Quadrant: Energy Management Software 2023” report, showcasing the company’s excellence in comprehensive energy management solutions and a progressive approach to … Read the full press release

Fincantieri Earns Gender Parity Certification UNI/PdR 125:2022 from RINA

(IN BRIEF) Fincantieri, the Italian shipbuilding company, has become the first shipbuilder in Italy to achieve the Gender Parity Certification UNI/PdR 125:2022 from RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). The certification recognizes Fincantieri’s commitment to promoting gender equity and inclusion within the … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Undergraduate Lisa Kay Receives British Empire Medal for Charity Work and Refugee Support

(IN BRIEF) Lisa Kay, a social sciences undergraduate at the University of Warwick, has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year Honours list for her exceptional charity work and services to refugees. She raised over £6,000 … Read the full press release

Indra Achieves ISO 31030 Certification for Comprehensive Travel Risk Management

(IN BRIEF) Indra has secured the ISO 31030 certification from AENOR, becoming the first Spanish company to do so. The certification acknowledges Indra’s effective management of the travel risks faced by its professionals during business trips, prioritizing their well-being, health, … Read the full press release

BBVA Colombia Grants University Scholarships to Micro-Entrepreneurs’ Children in Need

(IN BRIEF) BBVA in Colombia has awarded university scholarships to the children of micro-entrepreneur clients of Bancamía across the country. These scholarships are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and determination exhibited by the parents of these students. Mario Pardo … Read the full press release