Tag Archives: pandemic

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

SecurLine Certified to Protect Classified Communications

SecurLine Certified to Protect Classified Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, Switzerland, 28-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Privus, the Swiss-based cyber-security firm, announced today that SecurLine, its flagship secure communications application, has been formally certified by Portugal’s Gabinete Nacional de Segurança (National Security Office) to protect classified communications. Deploying … Read the full press release

First Tokio Marine Kiln forecasts to reflect Covid-19 effects released

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance and reinsurance syndicates firm Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicates Ltd. (TMK) has announced it released forecasts for the 2018 and 2019 years of account for its two non-aligned syndicates. TMK’s forecast ranges have … Read the full press release

Ricoh webinar to help Print Service Providers (PSPs) coup with the new normal

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Japanese imaging and electronics company Ricoh has announced it will collaborate with printing industry TV-channel Inkish TV to help Print Service Providers (PSPs) plan their new normal. Ricoh Business Booster programme will … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca expects to begin first deliveries of the University of Oxford’s vaccine in September 2020

The company received support of more than $1bn from the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad and equitable supply of the vaccine throughout the world at no profit during the pandemic First agreements for at least 400 … Read the full press release

RB pledges £1 million to the IRC’s COVID-19 response in refugee and vulnerable communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria

(PRESS RELEASE) SLOUGH, UK, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in hygiene, health & nutrition, RB is providing lifesaving programmes for the world’s most vulnerable communities by pledging £1 million to the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) response to the … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial successfully resumes more than two thirds of its manufacturing operations around the world

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announces resumption of manufacturing operations is proceeding according to plan, and observing all COVID-19 health and safety protocols on a global basis. Employee health and safety … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz gradually restarts production at its car plants; Extensive package of anti-infection measures implemented

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 1-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mercedes-Benz car plants in Untertürkheim, Berlin, Hamburg, Sindelfingen and Bremen have successfully restarted production after a phase of suspension of production and short-time work caused by the Covid-19- pandemic. On 20 April … Read the full press release

Atos provides solutions and computing power to help with the global fight against Covid-19

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 28-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos brings its technology leadership, skills and innovation resources to the global fight against Covid-19. Atos is involved on multiple fronts to help contain the spread of the virus, providing … 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

COVID-19: Anglo American sets out global initiatives to help ease the health and economic effects of the pandemic

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Anglo American, in its global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has set out the extensive support it is providing to its employees, host communities and countries of operation. Anglo American is continuing to … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Siemens Gamesa to match employee donation campaign to the International Federation of Red Cross’ Emergency Appeal

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, Spain, 16-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa launches a social campaign to let its employees help in the global fightback against the pandemic. This is in response to the impact of the crisis caused by the coronavirus … Read the full press release

“CERN against COVID-19” taskforce initiatives already underway

Hundreds of suggestions has already been received to contribute to the efforts to curb the pandemic (PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 8-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Members of the CERN community have shown ingenuity and generosity in their contribution to the struggle against … Read the full press release

CERN deploys resources and competences to contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

CERN against COVID-19 task force established to identify and support contributions from the Organization to combatting COVID-19 pandemic (PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 8-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN identifies and support contributions from the Organization’s 18 000-strong global community to combatting the … 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: ABB and employees support the International Committee of the Red Cross relief efforts

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 7-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB partners with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as part of its ongoing measures to support COVID-19 relief efforts. ICRC, an international humanitarian organization with Swiss roots, specializes in providing … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Hydro supports construction and maintenance of four new field hospitals in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 3-Apr-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Hydro donates BRL 5 million to support construction and maintenance of the new field hospitals as part of emergency measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil. The four new hospitals will create 720 … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Henkel converts Düsseldorf site to produce disinfectants for donation to hospitals and public institutions

Henkel to provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 2-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel will provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants as part of its global solidarity program … Read the full press release

Philips sponsors the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s upcoming COVID-19 marathon webinar

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 27-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Philips announces its support to the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)’s upcoming COVID-19 marathon webinar by sponsoring the event. The webinar is designed to strengthen the efforts of the international community … Read the full press release

COVID-19: 3D printed connector helps convert full-face snorkel mask into reusable face mask for healthcare workers

COVID-19: 3D printed connector helps convert full-face snorkel mask into reusable face mask for healthcare workers

(PRESS RELEASE) DELFT, The Netherlands, 27-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The massive COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in worldwide shortage of personal protective materials for medical personnel around the world. In an effort to address this protective mask shortage, researchers at Delft’s … 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

COVID-19: Henkel unveils comprehensive global solidarity program in support of employees, customers and communities

Addressing global COVID-19 pandemic Donation of 2 million euros to WHO/UN Foundation COVID-19 fund and selected organizations Donation of 5 million units of personal and household hygiene products Production of disinfectants in Henkel plants Flexible payment terms for hairdressers Ensuring … Read the full press release