Tag Archives: OECD

Covestro Urges Innovative Recycling Technologies Ahead of UN Conference on Plastic Pollution

(IN BRIEF) Covestro, a global provider of polymer materials, emphasizes the need for innovative recycling technologies ahead of the UN conference on plastic pollution. The company has already achieved success with its chemical recycling method and plans to establish a … Read the full press release

Terna’s rating upgraded to “EE-” from “E+” by Standard Ethics

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Italy’s national electricity transmission grid operator Terna announces that Standard Ethics has upgraded its corporate rating to “EE-” from the previous “E+”, with a long-term “positive” outlook. Standard Ethics views that Terna is … Read the full press release

The “chart guru” Torsten Slok on his outlook for the coming year at SKAGEN’s New Year’s Conference

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian fund management company, SKAGEN announces Torsten Slok as one of the speakers at its New Year Conference. Considered one of the world’s foremost banking economists, Torsten Slok will share his outlook … Read the full press release

Inclusive recovery: Ricoh to endorse Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe PLC, part of The Ricoh Company, a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, has announced the Ricoh’s endorsement of Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap calling for businesses and governments … Read the full press release

Henkel closes epiCS® Skin Model Technology acquisition from SkinInVitro GmbH

Attractive portfolio with strong and successful models of the human skin Global dissemination of regulatory approved alternative test methods Important step towards the worldwide use and distribution of alternative test methods (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 3-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank part of major initiative aimed at creating a common basis for sustainability to be accepted by capital markets

The initiative aims at transforming the way companies are valued (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 22-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has announced it is joining the value balancing alliance e.V.. Established as a non-profit organization the alliance was founded … Read the full press release

Swedish Ministry of Education and Research: OECD report on how Sweden’s education system compares internationally released

STOCKHOLM, 24-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On Tuesday 24 November, the OECD will present its report ‘Education at a Glance’. Minister for Upper Secondary School and Adult Education and Training Aida Hadzialic will give her comments in connection with this. ‘Education … Read the full press release

The Basel Institute on Governance, UN Global Compact, OECD awarded 3-year funding of US$4 million under the 2nd funding round of the Siemens Integrity Initiative to scale up anti-corruption Collective Action

Joint press release by Siemens, Basel Institute on Governance, United Nations Global Compact and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Three year funding of nearly US$4 million under the Siemens Integrity Initiative, supporting organizations and projects that are fighting … Read the full press release

FATF President Vladimir Nechaev keynote address at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering in Shanghai, China

Shanghai, 22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Distinguished Co-Chairs, delegates and colleagues, It is a great pleasure for me to be here with you in Shanghai for the 16th APG Annual Meeting. At the outset, I would like to thank APG for giving me … Read the full press release

EU Ombudsman calls on EC to follow OECD principles for transparency and integrity in lobbying when revising the “Transparency Register”

11-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has called on the European Commission to follow the OECD principles for transparency and integrity in lobbying when revising the “Transparency Register”. This includes providing better guidance for companies and organisations which register … Read the full press release

Algirdas Šemeta: Tax Good Governance Platform

Algirdas Šemeta – Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud Statement at the Midday Press Briefing Brussels, 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here to present the Commission’s latest initiative in the … Read the full press release

Health spending in Europe in 2010 fell for the first time in decades, says a joint Commission/OECD Report

Brussels, 20-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Health spending per person and as a percentage of GDP fell across the European Union in 2010. This is one of the many findings in the “Health at a Glance: Europe 2012”, a new joint report by the … Read the full press release