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Piraeus Bank: the second training cycle of Project Future to begin on 8 March 2019

ATHENS, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Piraeus Bank starts accepting application for Project Future’s second training cycle. Submissions for the second training cycle can be sent at www.projectfuture.gr between March 8 and 22 2019. Project Future is Piraeus Bank’s innovative social … Read the full press release

Accenture Survey 2019: diversity and equal workplace culture – powerful drivers of an innovation mindset

NEW YORK, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has conducted an online and phone survey, as part of its “Getting to Equal 2019” research, interviewing more than 18,000 professionals in 27 countries, including 150 C-level executives during November and … Read the full press release

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2019: Nominations for BPG Radio Programme, Broadcaster and BPG Podcast announced

HOOK, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The radio nominations for the Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Awards 2019 have just been announced. The winners will be named at the 45th BPG Awards lunch at Banking Hall in the City on Friday March 15th 2019. The BPG Awards … Read the full press release

Valio committed to help Finns reduce their excess sodium intake through its Valio ValSa® products

HELSINKI, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — FinRavinto 2017 survey revealed that Finns’ salt intake is still too large, with 86% of women and almost all men, 98%, exceed the daily recommended sodium intake. Valio makes it possible to reduce the sodium … Read the full press release

New partnership between Lloyds Banking Group and Visa aims to ease access to cash across UK

LONDON, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New pilot cashback scheme, aimed at making it easier and more convenient for people to access cash in areas across UK where it might be challenging, is going to be launched in the UK by Lloyds Banking Group … Read the full press release

New post-WW1 fiction reflects on an igniting conflict between the West and Iran

Inspired by actual events in 1924 Persia, In the Shadow of the Kingmakers brings voice to the human sufferings of the political lust for domination Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 12-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Amid growing conflicts between the West and Iran, a … Read the full press release

Study: Switching off the body’s threat response by calming the heart rate in self-compassion exercises can have psychological and physical benefits

EXETER, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research funded by the Compassionate Mind Foundation and carried out by Exeter and Oxford Universities suggests that taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can have psychological and physical benefits. The study is … Read the full press release

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

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 money. Julia … Read the full press release

100 Years of Extraordinary: 2019 Calendar of Heritage Events showcasing the best of Bentley past and present

CREWE, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2019, Bentley enters its Centenary year. The 10th of July 2019 marks Bentley’s 100th year and this extraordinary milestone – reached by only a special few companies – will be a cause for celebration of … Read the full press release

Top Employer’s recognition for SEAT comes as a beacon for attracting external talent

MARTORELL, 31-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT’s recognition as a Top Employer in Spain consolidates the company’s commitment to the professional development of its more than 15,000 employees. Top Employer has given the car maker its seal of approval for the fifth … Read the full press release

ENGIE recognized for its climate actions by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with A score based on its 2018 disclosure

LA DÉFENSE, France, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE’s CDP disclosure for 2018 has been recognized by the environmental impact non-profit organization Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). ENGIE has been given an “A” score by CDP, which is the highest in the CDP Climate Change Assessment. This is the third … Read the full press release

Céline Dion visite son premier concept store de vêtements CELINUNUNU à Paris

PARIS, 27 janvier 2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Céline Dion, icône de la musique reconnue dans le monde, a fait une escale dans son premier concept store de vêtements CELINUNUNU, situé au 116 rue de Turenne à Paris le samedi 26 … Read the full press release

Preparing Civil Society for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a new initiative launched by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum today launches an initiative aimed at helping civil society prepare for and respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The civil society sector, which engages 350 million people worldwide, faces problems in leveraging innovation and providing solutions … Read the full press release

UniCredit confirms commitment on human rights and fundamental labour rights to the highest international standards

MILAN, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit today announced the signing of a Global Framework Agreement (GFA) with UNI Global Union [1]. The agreement will strengthen the dialogue between the two parties on human rights and fundamental labour rights and confirms the Group’s … Read the full press release

Facebook to support the new Technical University of Munich (TUM) Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with 6.5 million euros

MUNICH, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The US company Facebook is supporting the efforts of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to investigate the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence with 6.5 million euros. Facebook’s support for the new TUM Institute for Ethics … Read the full press release

New research: Light pollution significantly alters moth activity disrupting their role as pollinators

YORK, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Switching off street lights in the middle of the night to save money and energy could have a positive knock-on effect on nocturnal pollinators, according to new research. Lead author of the study, Dr Callum Macgregor, from the Department … Read the full press release

Wellbeing event provider Unicorn and Co launches new digital platform to help organisations and their people develop new healthy habits at work

MANCHESTER, 18-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A Manchester HR and wellbeing expert is launching a new digital platform to help busy professionals have more energy and focus, and feel less stressed. The UPGRADE-U platform, created by wellbeing event provider Unicorn and Co, offers … Read the full press release

NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema during the 69th Berlinale is screening 16 short and feature-length documentary and fiction films from the Pacific region

BERLIN, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2019, NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema is screening 16 short and feature-length fiction and documentary films from the Pacific region. Characteristic of the programme is the presence of women on both sides of the camera: … Read the full press release

Statische Bundesamt (Destatis): 7 % der Bevölkerung in Deutschland lebten 2017 in einer überbelegten Wohnung

Überbelegungsquote mit 16 % im EU-Durchschnitt deutlich höher WIESBADEN, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — 7 % der Bevölkerung in Deutschland lebten 2017 in einer überbelegten Wohnung. Das heißt, der Haushalt verfügte über zu wenige Zimmer im Verhältnis zur Personenzahl. Wie das Statische Bundesamt (Destatis) … Read the full press release

Newcastle University honorary degree awardee Martin Luther King shortlisted in BBC’s Icons history programme

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Civil rights leader Martin Luther King and famed diplomat and archaeologist Gertrude Bell are featured in a new BBC series where members of the public vote for the 20th century’s greatest icon. Towering figures … Read the full press release

Newcastle University to create an online archive of all the headstones, plaques, statues and other memorials dedicated to animals

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, 10-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Historical memorials The Victorian era is often regarded as a pivotal moment in British society’s attitudes towards animals. It was during this period that the RSPCA was established and several new institutions introduced … Read the full press release

Study: social differences among city populations significantly influence how neighbourhoods take shape

BRISTOL, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A new analysis of the 2011 census has revealed that social differences among city populations significantly influence how neighbourhoods take shape. Researchers hope that their insights could help councils to make better planning decisions. As reported … Read the full press release

Philips launches Philips Cares in the U.S. to help family caregivers by leveraging digital technology

New digital experience empowers caregivers and their loved ones to connect care and enhance support with meaningful insights across the aging journey LAS VEGAS, NV, USA/ AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 08-Jan-2019  — /EuropaWire/ — At CES 2019 (Booth #44219, January 8-11, Las Vegas, … Read the full press release

Philips to unveil the world’s first personalized and AI-powered shaving solution at CES 2019

Philips unveils new Shaver series 7000, the world’s first personalized and AI-powered shaving solution LAS VEGAS, NV, USA/ AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — At CES 2019 (Booth #44219, January 8-11, Las Vegas, U.S.), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in … Read the full press release

Royal Philips at CES 2019: intelligent, adaptive and personalized consumer health solutions

Solutions adapt to consumers, offering better, data-driven insights into health and access to professional expertise and advice LAS VEGAS, NV, USA/ AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — At CES 2019 (Booth #44219, January 8-11, Las Vegas, NV), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), … Read the full press release

The European artist Santiago Ribeiro exhibit in London, UK, for the first time and leads the Surrealism Now exhibition to the Portuguese city of Marinha Grande

Chelsea, London 22 – 24 February 2019 Marinha Grande, Vieira de Leiria 26 January – 31 March 2019 COIMBRA / LONDON, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The art of the Portuguese artist Santiago Ribeiro will be for the first time in … Read the full press release

Kampanię medialną Gazety Codziennej Fakt mającą na celu zdyskredytowanie prezesa Grupy Azoty S.A.

Tarnów, Polska, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Od kilku tygodni obserwujemy zaplanowaną i skoordynowaną kampanię medialną Gazety Codziennej Fakt, mającą na celu zdyskredytowanie prezesa Grupy Azoty S.A. pana dr. Wojciecha Wardackiego oraz dyrektor Departamentu Korporacyjnego Grupy Azoty S.A. pani Agnieszki Sorbickiej-Krasinkiewicz. Działania … Read the full press release

Neil Bush to succeed Sian MacLeod OBE as Head of the UK’s Delegation to the OSCE

Mr Neil Bush is to succeed Ms Sian MacLeod OBE as Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in March 2019. LONDON, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mr Neil Bush has been appointed … Read the full press release

Burberry celebrates family traditions and togetherness during the festive period in its new Chinese New Year campaign

LONDON, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry has today unveiled its new Chinese New Year campaign, celebrating family traditions and togetherness during the festive period. The campaign, shot and directed by photographer Ethan James Green, stars Chinese actresses and Burberry brand … Read the full press release

List of Loughborough University 2018 researches related to child nutrition

Knowing what to feed your child to keep them healthy is only half the battle. LEICESTERSHIRE, UK, 03-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As any parent knows, there is no guarantee that just because something is in front of them it will get … Read the full press release