Tag Archives: transparency

M&S formally supports Call to Action on human rights abuses to help drive meaningful change in the Uyghur Region

Additionally, the retailer remains committed to offering customers 100% sustainably sourced cotton (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 6-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational retailer M&S announces that it has signed the Call to Action on human rights abuses: Brand Commitment to Exit … Read the full press release

Terna publishes final data on Italian electricity consumption using new classification used by ISTAT and compliant at the European level

Better data quality and transparency: 750 product sectors analysed (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s first grid operator for electricity transmission Terna announces that is has completed the new classification of Italian electricity consumption data. Publishing an even … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Albania’s plans to launch its first wind power plants tender

First wind power plants tender in Albania to be launched EBRD and Swiss SECO support preparation of groundbreaking move Albania to diversify energy supply, attract investment and increase resilience to climate change (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European … Read the full press release

Experts demand for more transparency for medical treatment of politicians

(PRESS RELEASE) RIGA, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German Charite Medical Center once again is in the limelight of international attention: on December 17 the popular mayor of Kharkov (Ukraine), Gennady Kernes, passed away at the well known hospital after a … Read the full press release

Fortum welcomes new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bernhard Günther

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum Corporation announces the appointment of Bernhard Günther (age 53, Ph.D. Econ.) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Management Team as of 1 February 2021. Bernhard Günther, a German … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Stock Exchange to establish new green bond impact index with German index engineering company Solactive AG

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 26-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE), the leading listing venue for international securities, has announced it entered into an agreement with Solactive AG, a Germany-based index provider active globally, to establish a new green … Read the full press release

CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, Kuehne+Nagel to support yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020

Raising awareness of climate neutrality in shipping and ocean health in a joint partnership with the yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020 Major players in the logistics industry create CO2 transparency in ocean shipping (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 25-Nov-2020 … Read the full press release

Enel X’s subsidiary PayTipper to support the adoption of pagoPA electronic payment platform

Enel X, through its subsidiary PayTipper, has launched a campaign to support public bodies in the process of using the pagoPA platform for payments made with physical POS terminals The Pocket PA solution means administrations can have a solution in … Read the full press release

CERN underlines strong commitment to environmental protection in its first public Environment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CERN presents current status of its environmental footprint, along with objectives for the coming years in its first public Environment Report released today. Prepared according to the Global Reporting Initiative Sustainability Reporting Standards, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s My Care™ methodology used to assess infection risk management onboard Color Line’s vessels

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 14-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has announced that Color Line, a cruiseferry line operating on routes to and from Norway, had its infection prevention program verified by DNV GL. … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel’s entire KN PharmaChain air network receives first in the industry IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification

First-in-the-industry full network IATA CEIV re-certification Confirmation of the highest quality and safety of KN PharmaChain (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 8-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has announced, toghether with IATA, that it has set a benchmark with first-in-the-industry … 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

Bayer awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Bayer has been awarded Best Public Outreach Program for its Transparency in Crop Science Initiative at the 11th Agrow Awards ceremony, held in London, United Kingdom on November 12. Bayer was selected as the … Read the full press release

UK Gov: International campaign launched to clamp down on companies where the identity of the real owners is unknown

International campaign launched to clamp down on companies where the identity of the real owners is unknown, aiming to bring to a halt the getaway vehicles of the corrupt. £4.6 million of funding announced to support anti-corruption initiatives abroad, helping … Read the full press release

Daimler AG joins the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, the Responsible Mineral Initiative, the Responsible Steel Initiative and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Daimler increases transparency in the raw material supply chain by joining the Responsible Cobalt Initiative, the Responsible Mineral Initiative, the Responsible Steel Initiative and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative. Renata Jungo Brüngger, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG … Read the full press release

L’Oréal and General Assembly launch industry built assessment on digital marketing competencies

NEW YORK, USA/ CLICHY, France, 14-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital marketing roles – which have doubled in demand over the past 3 years – increasingly require data, analytical and technical skills. CMOs and hiring managers are challenged with even understanding the actual … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Transparency: Royal Dutch Shell’s 2016 report on payments made to governments

Royal Dutch Shell plc has published today details of payments made to governments in 2016 where the company or its subsidiary undertakings (Shell) have upstream operations. the HAGUE, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The report, which details payments in 31 countries, … Read the full press release

Unique patent-pending “Body Camera” as a PTT Microphone: X-Surveillance DS300

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — X-Surveillance launched the new, unique, patent-pending body camera DS300, which is a combination of a PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic. with an incognito body camera. This sounds a mouthful, yet it is a body … Read the full press release

The European Commission confirmed Neste Oil’s sustainability verification system complies with the standards for reliability, transparency, and independent third-party auditing

Espoo, Finland, 20-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved the sustainability verification system developed by Neste Oil and confirmed that it complies with the standards set for reliability, transparency, and independent third-party auditing. Verifications made under the system are always … Read the full press release

The European Commission announced it fined 8 international banks € 1.71 billion for financial derivatives cartels within the European Economic Area

Brussels, Belgium, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has fined 8 international financial institutions a total of € 1 712 468 000 for participating in illegal cartels in markets for financial derivatives covering the European Economic Area (EEA). Four of these … Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation presented Infineon Technologies AG with its Supplier Sustainability Award 2013

Neubiberg, 22-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Bombardier Transportation, an international market leader in modern rail transportation technologies, has presented Infineon Technologies AG with its Supplier Sustainability Award 2013. Bombardier introduced this award in 2011, and it is bestowed once a year in … Read the full press release

Lough Erne: G8 leaders make huge step-change in international tax agreements

19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — G8 leaders have committed at the G8 summit in Lough Erne to agree to further transparency on the sharing of tax information – and bring the international tax rules into the modern age. As the summit closed the G8 … Read the full press release

Maroš Šefčovič Speech at the Launch of the ‘Guide to effective lobbying in Brussels’ survey

Maroš Šefčovič – Vice-President of the European Commission Brussels, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Ladies and gentlemen, Last week I read an article in the Irish Times by a journalist who had been invited to today’s event in which she expressed surprise about … 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

Commissioner Šemeta: The surge in Member States’ appetite for progress and action in the fight against evasion is extremely welcome

Dublin, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s a bit of a surprise – but a very nice one – to be here in Dublin today, and to be able to share with you the outcome of a highly engaging discussion we had on … Read the full press release