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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

Hapag-Lloyd increases investment in its container fleet to 210,000 TEU in total

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — International shipping and container transportation company, Hapag-Lloyd announces that it has ordered additional containers to further expand its container fleet. Hapag-Lloyd makes up for the container shortage by continuously investing in its container … Read the full press release

4 ways to build a more flexible supply chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Supply chains worldwide have experienced some level of turbulence in the last 18 month. The pandemic continues to cause disruption, as well as other events such as the obstruction of the Suez Canal … Read the full press release

Telefónica approved all resolutions proposed by its Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting 2021

“Telefónica has been privileged of being part of the solution during the pandemic and is now ready to conquer the future,” said José María Álvarez-Pallete in his speech. (PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 23-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica has held its AGM … Read the full press release

Barco expands its outreach in the Unified Communication & Collaboration Solution in the Philippines through new ClickShare Conference distribution partner

(PRESS RELEASE) MANILA, Philippines, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in professional visualization and collaboration technology, appoints a major IT/AV distributor in the Philippines, Versatech International as its new distribution partner for their flagship solution Barco ClickShare Conference. … Read the full press release

Barco and Steelcase make virtual, hybrid or local interaction seamless through reimagined classroom spaces

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco, a global leader in professional visualisation and collaboration technology, announces its collaboration with Steelcase, a global designer of furniture and solutions for workplace and education spaces. The partnership aims to create new … Read the full press release

Behind the scenes of a 10,000-people online conference: creating a live-event atmosphere and leveraging cybersecurity software

(PRESS RELEASE) VILNIUS, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Three days, 6000 minutes of content, 300 speakers, and over 10,000 attendees. With its unprecedented scale, the Lithuanian Business Forum will certainly feature in every best practice handbook for virtual events. The largest … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ LC pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal started successfully

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ announces the successful start up of its complete continuous low-consistency (LC) pulping system at Papeleira Coreboard, Portugal. The new ANDRITZ LC pulping system installed features several design upgrades: FibreSolve FSR pulper with … Read the full press release

Philips 6th annual sleep survey “Seeking Solutions: How COVID-19 Changed Sleep Around the World”

70% of people surveyed have experienced one or more new sleep challenges since the start of the pandemic 72% of surveyed sleep apnea patients who discontinued CPAP therapy cited COVID-19 related reasons 58% reported a willingness to use telehealth for … Read the full press release

Ericsson, Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital team up to improve COVID-19 response

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson announces its collaboration with Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Sweden to test the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create insight models for planning and prediction of healthcare demands and resources. … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

ANIL UZUN Will Launch Bass Guitar Lessons Series on Youtube

ANIL UZUN is going to launch a Youtube series to teach bass guitar. The lessons will start airing on Youtube on Monday, March 1, at 5pm. The lessons will be released weekly on every Monday in March and April. There … Read the full press release

Aviva announces new partnership agreement with UK cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational insurance company Aviva to help its protection customers living with cancer get access to the emotional, clinical and financial support they need through a new partnership agreement with leading UK cancer … Read the full press release

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca confirmed safe and effective at preventing COVID-19

Increased efficacy with longer inter-dose interval Protection of over 70% starting after a first dose First indication of reduction in disease transmission of up to 67% (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/Nasdaq: AZN), a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical … Read the full press release

Top Employer certification for DHL Supply Chain underlines the Company’s excellent working conditions, even during the global pandemic

Investments in digitalization of training and recruitment proved to be right amid the pandemic Building on standardized solutions, digital skillsets and diversity will be the focus in 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 27-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Supply Chain, Deutsche Post … Read the full press release

Virgin Media in search for Covid-19 pandemic’s unsung heroes of Northern Ireland

People in Northern Ireland have the power to nominate a ‘Local Legend’ – someone who has gone above and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic The nation’s hero, Captain Sir Tom Moore, will join TV presenter Konnie Huq and others to … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel takes responsibility of global distribution of Covid-19 Vaccine Moderna

New arrangement leverages Kuehne+Nagel’s global solutions for pharma & healthcare logistics (PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. / SCHINDELLEGI, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company Kuehne+Nagel announces international supply chain arrangement with Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company … Read the full press release

Virgin Media and Scope #WorkWithMe community grows as more inclusive employers joins campaign to address UK’s disability employment crisis

100+ businesses have committed to becoming a more inclusive employer of disabled people including Deloitte, Ford and Unilever More businesses urged to join the #WorkWithMe forum to support disabled people More than a million disabled jobseekers have accessed key employment … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Passenger Confidence Tracker: Over 80 percent of airline passengers unlikely to return to their previous travel routines post COVID-19

Inmarsat’s ‘Passenger Confidence Tracker’ is the largest global survey since the pandemic began, revealing attitudes of almost 10,000 airline passengers Eight in ten air passengers say their travel habits will change as a result of COVID-19, with 41 per cent … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank launches digital enhancements to its educational projects

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank responds to the increased inequalities in the education system caused by the coronavirus pandemic by launching more digital education projects. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic the education system has … Read the full press release

ABP further invests in Newport to meet future demand and maintain leading position as general cargo port in Wales

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK’s leading and best-connected port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested nearly EUR 4.5 Million (£4 million) to enhance operations at the Port of Newport. As the UK continues to come … Read the full press release

New EU / AstraZeneca deal to help EU member states access the AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine at no profit during the pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global science-led biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca (LSE/STO/NYSE: AZN) has announced it signed an agreement with the European Commission (EC) for the supply of up to 400 million doses of the AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine. Building … Read the full press release

COVID 19: KfW Development Bank to finance four hospitals in Iraq to help them prepare for the peak of the pandemic expected in autumn

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 10-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Frankfurt, Germany based KfW Development Bank (KfW Entwicklungsbank GmbH) has announced it will provide funding for four hospitals in Iraq on behalf of the Federal Government. Funds will be used to help prepare … Read the full press release

New Customer Data Platform Options Emerge During Pandemic Slowdown: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 28-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform industry continued to grow in the first half of 2020, but at a slower pace as cautious buyers absorbed pandemic-related budget cuts and assessed new entries from … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto Diamonds: despite unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic the company safeguards the livelihoods of many in the industry

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading global metals and mining corporation Rio Tinto has announced it continued to produce and market its diamonds throughout the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Rio Tinto, 100 per cent owner of … Read the full press release

CUPRA’s new touring racecar the CUPRA Leon Competición to debut this coming weekend at the 2020 TCR Italy

CUPRA completes construction of the first CUPRA Leon Competición units The new model makes its debut this coming weekend at the 2020 TCR Italy Defending champion Salvatore Tavano will be at the wheel of the CUPRA touring racecar (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

COVID-19: preserving people’s health is as important as reviving the economy – researchers

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Bern, BRAC University and the National Heart Foundation in Bangladesh have found that strategies for the safe reopening of low … Read the full press release

Capgemini research: significant majority of consumers change their purchase preferences based on social responsibility, inclusiveness, or environmental impact

Capgemini research highlights a strong connection between sustainability and core-business benefits including increased customer loyalty and brand revenue (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini’s in-house think tank Capgemini Research Institute has released its new report titled “Consumer Products … Read the full press release

Hydro to donate thousands of food baskets to people near its operations in the state of Pará in northern Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro has announced it is making its second donation in Brazil since the country was severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company will donate 11,000 food … Read the full press release

Google Cloud and Telefónica team up to accelerate Spain’s digital transformation and advance 5G mobile edge computing

The agreement signals a firm commitment by both companies to boost the digitalization of companies, support Spain’s public administration and aid the economic recovery of the country post-Covid-19. Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain that … Read the full press release