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Customer Data Platform Industry Accelerated During Pandemic: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Customer Data Platform (CDP) vendors grew at a record pace during the first half of 2021, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report. The semi-annual report found that … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO Sustainability Report 2019/2020: recycling of all disposable waste; CO2-neutral production at Vrchlabí; unbureaucratic help in combating COVID-19

Clearly defined sustainability targets are an integral part of ŠKODA AUTO’s corporate strategy Environment: Material or thermal recycling of all disposable waste generated in the production process; CO2-neutral production at the Vrchlabí site. Social responsibility: Comprehensive measures to support relief … Read the full press release

Aviva report on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on UK workers

Employee life satisfaction has dropped by 10 percentage points since the start of the pandemic almost three in five are neglecting their physical health due to work and half said they don’t know how much to save for retirement. However, … Read the full press release

5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021 – Ericsson Mobility Report 2021

5G remains on track to become the fastest adopted mobile generation in history with subscriptions increasing at a rate of about a million per day China, North America and the Gulf Cooperation Council markets are leading the way on subscriber … Read the full press release

Visa donates to the UEFA Foundation for Children

Visa to make €50,000 donation following this weekend’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final Winner of the Player of the Match Award can choose which charity or project will receive the donation UEFA Foundation for Children currently supports 168 humanitarian and … 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

EBRD welcomes Istanbul as the 47th member of EBRD Green Cities urban sustainability programme

EBRD President Renaud-Basso and Istanbul’s Mayor sign accord Turkish metropolis to scale up urban regeneration with new metro line EBRD to help design tailor-made environmental improvement plan for Istanbul (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces that Istanbul, … Read the full press release

LBBW among top three export financiers worldwide according to TXF Export Finance Industry Report 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) announces that it has been once again named top bank for export finance according to the results of the London-based trade information service Trade & Export Finance’s (TXF) Export Finance … Read the full press release

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

URSAPHARM Arzneimittel and CEBINA announce partnership to repurpose the antihistamine azelastine to combat COVID-19

(PRESS RELEASE) SAARBRÜCKEN / VIENNA, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a large number of pharmaceutical companies are looking for new approaches to combat the pandemic. In addition to vaccines, intensive research and development efforts … Read the full press release

Leadership change at Siemens AG: long-serving President and CEO Joe Kaeser to step down after more than 40 years at the company

Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in virtual format due to corona pandemic Siemens bids farewell to Joe Kaeser after more than 40 years at the company Total shareholder return more than doubled since Kaeser took office in 2013 Roland Busch new President … Read the full press release

ABB announces donation and renewed commitment to the World Childhood Foundation

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB supports the work of the World Childhood Foundation during times when many children across the world are particularly at risk as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ABB donates around 1 million … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel supports passenger to freighter aircraft (P2F) conversions with its KN InteriorChain service

KN InteriorChain solution adapted to P2F market requirements End-to-end solution for manufacturers, maintenance & repair organisations, airlines and leasing companies (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel has developed an integrated end-to-end logistics solution to support the market … Read the full press release

CERN: The schedule for the current long shutdown (LS2) moved forward with four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN, the European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, has announced new schedule for its accelerators and experiments. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule for the … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and CDC Group ramp up their trade finance programme to help business sectors impacted by COVID-19 across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, and CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, have announced an additional US$100 million commitment to their existing master risk participation agreement. … Read the full press release

Zurich to plant 1 million trees to restore biodiversity at Brazil’s Atlantic Forest

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announces an exclusive reforestation sponsorship in The Atlantic Forest initiative in Brazil. The targeted, sustainable reforestation project will see 1 million trees planted to transform a barren farmland back … Read the full press release

Savills UK office report: still far too early to assess the true impact of homeworking on businesses

(PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 17-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills, a global real estate services provider, has released a new report on the UK regional office market (excluding central London and the South East). According to the report the UK regional office market … Read the full press release

Philips debuts new dedicated cardiovascular ultrasound solutions at ESC 2020 (Aug 29 – Sept 1)

Philips introduces Affiniti CVx and Release 7.0 of EPIQ CVx with breakthrough interventional and productivity features to support cardiology departments managing everyday challenges (PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 28-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in health technology Royal Philips announces the expansion … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports: Daniel Oduber Quirós airport COVID-19 sanitary measures testified by Airports Council International’s Airport Health Accreditation

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports, a global operator of 45 airports around the world and part of VINCI Concessions SA, has announced that its member airport the Costa Rican international airport Daniel Oduber Quirós (Guanacaste … Read the full press release

SGS introduces new service that allows international consumer goods buyers to inspect suppliers remotely

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, announces the launch of Buying Assistance Program to fill the inspection gap in global consumer goods supply chain. The COVID-19 pandemic has had … Read the full press release

Generali pays tribute to its 150,000 plus agents through its first ever global advertising campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian insurance company, Generali announces the launch of its first-ever Global Advertising Campaign in its 189-year history. The campaign celebrates and empowers Generali’s 150,000 agents, illustrating how Generali is a true Lifetime Partner … Read the full press release

bp Stats Review 2020: Net zero can be achieved by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has announced it has released its 69th annual edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy, also known as bp Stats Review. In this year’s edition … Read the full press release

Ericsson Mobility Report 2020: 5G subscriptions to reach 190 million by end of 2020

190 million 5G subscriptions forecast by end of 2020; 2.8 billion by the end of 2025 Digital infrastructure critical to meeting communication needs in times of crisis Fixed wireless access (FWA) connections forecast to reach close to 160 million, and … Read the full press release

Unilever streamlines its Group legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 11-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever announces plans to combine its current dual-headed legal structure under a single parent company, Unilever PLC. This move will create a simpler company with greater strategic … Read the full press release

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced that it will, unfortunately, not be taking part in the American Solar Challenge this summer due to the coronavirus. The Dutch team was hopeful to compete in … Read the full press release

Henkel: Company is currently not capable to predict with sufficient reliability the impact COVID-19 will have on its business performance in 2020

Henkel: Company is currently not capable to predict with sufficient reliability the impact COVID-19 will have on its business performance in 2020

Company’s fiscal 2020 forecast withdrawn 1Q 2020 financial results will be released on May 11, 2020 (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has announced that its Management Board has decided on the withdrawal of … Read the full press release

Czech Republic: Atos supercomputers Anselm and Barbora made available to researchers in support of their fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Atos supercomputers Anselm and Barbora made available to researchers in support of their fight against COVID-19 pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) PRAGUE, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading digital transformation company Atos SE announced it has made two supercomputers at IT4Innovations, the national supercomputing center at the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, available to researchers and businesses conducting research that is … Read the full press release

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced it is still positive about its participation in the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July (2020). The situation all over the world is unprecedented … Read the full press release