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Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM’s date [29 Apr 2020] remains unchanged

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM's date on 29 Apr 2020 remains unchanged

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading sensor, software and autonomous solutions company Hexagon announced it has released its 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports. Both reports are made publicly available on the company’s web site at hexagon.com. Hexagon’s intention … Read the full press release

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

Real estate investment firm Wereldhave commits to align its Full Service Centers with the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement

The RE firm will establish a 2°C roadmap for its Full Service Centers aimed at reducing carbon emissions (PRESS RELEASE) SCHIPHOL, 13-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate investment firm Wereldhave active in the Netherlands, Belgium and France said it will … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel posts considerably improved results in 2019 despite current state of the global economy

Kuehne + Nagel posts considerably improved results in 2019 despite current state of the global economy

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 27-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading transport and logistics company Kuehne + Nagel has reported, once again, considerably improved results in 2019, despite current state of the global economy and the unknown scope of the Coronavirus. The … Read the full press release

Sika becomes the 25th member of ‘Together for Sustainability’ initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, Switzerland, 26-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces its membership in ‘Together for Sustainability’ (TfS) initiative. TfS, founded in 2011, aims for the advancement of chemicals industry’s sustainability practice within the supply chain. Sika’s growth strategy focuses on … Read the full press release

SEB welcomes former Bloomberg Stockholm Bureau Chief as its new Group Press Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces the appointment of Niklas Magnusson as new Group Press Officer. Niklas is the former Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News in Stockholm. He will report to the Head of Communication, Frank Hojem. … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö confirms its support to coated and bonded abrasives manufacturers by joining the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers initiative

Ahlstrom-Munksjö confirms its support to coated and bonded abrasives manufacturers by joining the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö has just announced it is joining the newly launched initiative called SEAM (from Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers) aimed at improving the sustainability of the abrasive industry. SEAM was announced on January 21, … Read the full press release

Launching the SEAM Program, a New Framework Dedicated to the Sustainability of the Abrasive Industry

After years of unwavering commitment to quality and safety in the use of abrasives and production processes, European abrasive companies are again joining forces to implement sustainability measures industry-wide, thanks to SEAM. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, … Read the full press release

SGS received the Building Public Trust Award for 2019 at a ceremony in Frankfurt

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 25-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS presented with the Building Public Trust Award 2019 for the Best Integrated Report in Switzerland at the PwC awards ceremony in Frankfurt on October 22, 2019. These awards endorses companies that are … Read the full press release

Iberdrola identified as one of the most highly-engaged participants during the UN Global Compact Leaders Week in New York

Ignacio Galán in New York

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK,  23-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola‘s ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business has today been recognized as the company has been named as a Global Compact LEAD participant. Iberdrola was … Read the full press release

Bærekraft på børs 2019: Mowi, Norsk Hydro and Orkla integrate sustainability into their company reporting in a comprehensive, meaningful way

Bærekraft på børs 2019: Mowi, Norsk Hydro and Orkla integrate sustainability into their company reporting in a comprehensive, meaningful way

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In this year’s ranking on sustainability reporting by The Governance Group consultancy and BI Norwegian Business School, Orkla has scored third place. The report reviews and ranks the sustainability reporting of the hundred … 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

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has always been interested in projects that contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition in the Netherlands. Such a project is the sale of the energy company Eneco (Eneco Holding N.V.). … Read the full press release

Fast food industry can now be more sustainable with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s new paraffin wax free food packaging papers

Fast food industry can now be more sustainable with Ahlstrom-Munksjö's new paraffin wax free food packaging papers

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 18-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The quick service restaurant industry can now make a use of a new fiber-based solution that will help them meet the demanding sustainability needs of the food market. It is Ahlstrom-Munksjö‘s newly launched … Read the full press release

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

Sustainability award for SEAT in recognition of its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel for sustainable mobility

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 27-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT has been recognised for its commitment to natural gas as an alternative fuel by the Sedigas, the Spanish Gas Association. The recognition is in the form of the “Energy and Sustainability” award, … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire ranked #54 on this year’s Glassdoor’s Top CEOs list

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire ranked 54 on this year's Glassdoor's Top CEOs list

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 20-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric, has made the Glassdoor’s Top CEOs 2019 Employees’ Choice list. Tricoire was ranked #54 on Glassdoor’s list achieving 94% approval rating from employees. Glassdoor’s CEO rating is … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to continue cooperation on one of Taiwan’s first offshore wind power projects

(PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 17-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy conditionally received an order from awarding consortium partners Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy Co. for the supply of offshore wind turbines for the 376 megawatt (MW) Formosa 2 Offshore … Read the full press release

Microsoft partners with Vattenfall to power the future datacenters in Sweden with 100 percent renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall and Microsoft team up to power new Swedish datacenter locations with renewable energy that will reduce overall carbon footprint from the new datacenters. Microsoft’s future datacenters in Gävle and Sandviken, north of … Read the full press release

Biodiversity Report Is Urgent Call to Action Beyond Fixes; Geneva Global Initiative Calls on World Community to Focus on Concrete Actions

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 6-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The UN IPBES’ 2019 Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is another one in a long line of warnings about the state of our planet. It should be clear that we … Read the full press release

Henrik Normann presented NIB at the Norden Association’s 100th anniversary seminar

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 17-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB President & CEO Henrik Normann spoke at the Norden Association’s (Föreningen Nordens) 100th anniversary seminar on Monday, 15 April, in Christiansborg, the Danish parliament building. The seminar, titled “Nordic responsibility for the … Read the full press release

Neste on climate change discussion in Finland: transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 9-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste calls on the next government in Finland to set more ambitious targets for emission reductions for the next four years. Neste believes that transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately and for the … Read the full press release

Audi Environmental Foundation presents the 8th Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) Award

(PRESS RELEASE) INGOLSTADT, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi Environmental Foundation recognised two master’s theses in the Sustainable Resource Management course of study. The 8th SRM Award went to Julia Möbius and Sebastian Heinz of Technical University of Munich. Each of the winners received 1,500 euros prize … Read the full press release

Elli.eco’s first product called Volkswagen Naturstrom® is now available across Germany: 100 percent CO2-free electricity from wind, solar or hydroelectric power

(PRESS RELEASE) WOLFSBURG, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Elli, which stands for Electric life, is a newly established company (2018) part of Volkswagen Group that aims to be the first provider on the market to offer a seamless energy and charging experience for … Read the full press release

Henkel reports 2018 preliminary sales of 19.9 billion euro

Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth … Read the full press release

Eneco acquires minority interest in a company based in Amsterdam that improves the sustainability of existing homes

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM/ AMSTERDAM, 18-jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco has acquired a minority interest in Energie in Huis, an Amsterdam-based company that improves the sustainability of existing homes. The companies also enter into a partnership that will give Eneco customers access … Read the full press release

Natixis to support low-carbon and climate resilient economy by joining the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program

Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program to support investment towards a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/LONDON, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program, an international network of … Read the full press release

Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Company selects Abengoa for the design, construction, operation and maintenance for 10 years of two wastewater treatment plants in Central India

They have the capacity to treat almost 10,000 m3/d of wastewater. The total value of both projects is around 10 M€. (PRESS RELEASE) SEVILLE, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability … Read the full press release

Henkel to invest 5 million pounds in Circularity European Growth Fund I LP managed by Circularity Capital

Henkel invests into specialist circular economy fund (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Supporting Henkel’s progress in sustainability, the company closed the investment into Circularity European Growth Fund I LP, an impact fund managed by Circularity Capital. With the … Read the full press release

Eduardo Navarro appointed Telefonica´s Global Director for Comms, Brand, Public Affairs & Sustainability

MADRID, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Telefónica, at its ordinary meeting held today, has approved the following organizational changes that will take effect on January 1. Eduardo Navarro, current Chairman and CEO of Telefónica Brasil, has been appointed … Read the full press release

Enel S.p.A. confirmed once again in the FTSE4Good Index Series following the index’s review of the second half of 2018

The company’s presence was renewed following the second half 2018 review The Group’s subsidiaries Endesa, Enel Américas and Enel Chile were also confirmed in the latest edition of the index ROME, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) has been … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric Foundation becomes the first corporate foundation to join #GivingTuesday in France

For 20 years, the Schneider Electric Foundation has been rallying the Group’s employees to support its partner associations. Its actions are an integral part of the Schneider Sustainability Impact, which measures Schneider Electric’s non-financial performance The Schneider Electric Foundation is … Read the full press release