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WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism – study

WEF / Accenture: the era of stakeholder capitalism - study

Stronger financial performance thanks to stakeholder-centric leadership A new model of responsible leadership: mission, innovation and inclusion (PRESS RELEASE) DAVOS, 20-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Economic Forum in partnership with Accenture have unveiled their new study called Seeking New … Read the full press release

EURid announces winners of its SAFEonLINE Art Competition

(PRESS RELEASE) DIEGEM, Belgium, 10-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid announces winners of its SAFEonLINE Art Competition. The competition was launched last October 2019 by the .eu domain name registry and was open to secondary schools students across Slovakia and the … Read the full press release

FIGO welcomes new Chief Executive Prof Mary Ann Lumsden

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 07-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FIGO (International Federation Gynecology and Obstetrics) announces the appointment of Prof Mary Ann Lumsden as Chief Executive. Prof Lumsden is the Clinical Lead for Reproductive and Maternal Medicine and also, a Consultant Obstetrician … Read the full press release

Solidaridad and Aunexum invest in mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and Tanzania

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, Netherlands, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad announces cooperation with Dutch-based gold company Aunexum Precious Metals Group on artisanal and small-scale (ASM) gold mining. The investment will look into suitable methods for mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and … Read the full press release

MEP Olekas is elected Chairman of the Euronest PA Social Affairs Committee

At the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly session in Tbilisi on 8 and 10 December, Juozas Olekas, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), was elected Chairman of the Committee on Social Affairs, Employment, Education, Culture and Civil Society. (PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 10-Dec-2019 … Read the full press release

Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch Zwangskonvertierungen – Ein internationales Problem

Zentrum für Studien über neue Religionen

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Am 29. November fand ein Seminar unter dem Titel “Intoleranz und Diskriminierung gegenüber neu-religiösen Bewegungen: Ein internationales Problem” statt. Die Veranstalter waren das “Zentrum für Studien über neue Religionen” (CESNUR) aus Italien und … Read the full press release

100,000 Graduation Ceremony of Shincheonji Theology Center Held over 112 countries

100,000 Graduation Ceremony of Shincheonji Theology Center Held over 112 countries

(PRESS RELEASE) SEOUL, South Korea, 26-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shincheonji, Church of Jesus, The temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony hosted the ‘100,000 Graduation Ceremony’ on November 10, where 103,764 people were simultaneously registered as congregation members. The ceremony … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Plan International Netherlands celebrate 25th anniversary of joint Education Fund

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 20-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — This Universal Children’s Day, AkzoNobel and Plan International Netherlands mark their 25th anniversary of improving education for young people through their joint Education Fund. The partnership started with education for children in developing … Read the full press release

Flexitarian? Burger King and Unilever launch plant-based Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 12-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vegetarian Butcher teams up with Burger King brand to launch the plant-based Rebel Whopper. The new Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher is being launched simultaneously in over 2,500 Burger King … Read the full press release

The Advanced Management Programme created by INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral celebrates its 30th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Advanced Management Programme (PGA), a unique business education model established in 1989 by two of the world’s top business schools INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral, is turning 30 this … Read the full press release

European Psychiatric Association Statement for World Mental Health Day: 10 October 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) STRASBOURG, 9-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of this year’s World Mental Health Day, in addition to the key messages delivered on 10 September, the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) and its National Psychiatric Associations (NPAs) join the … 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

New digital solutions from Munich Re evaluate wildfire risks in North America and automate recording of damages following hurricanes

New digital solutions from Munich Re evaluate wildfire risks in North America and automate recording of damages following hurricanes

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 9-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Munich Re has just announced it is introducing two new digital solutions, Wildfire Risk Score and Remote Industries, that are aimed at making claims settlement considerably easier for insurance companies, thus accelerating indemnification … 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

LA SCULPTURE DE CEDRIC KOUKJIAN, « LIAISON », SERA EXPOSÉ EN PUBLIC PAR LA COMMISSION CULTURELLE DE COLOGNY, EN SUISSE

(PRESS RELEASE) GENÈVE, Suisse, 31-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ —  Cedric Koukjian, artiste multiethnique basé à Genève, du studio de design suisse SINCE, spécialisé dans la création artistique contemporaine, a annoncé aujourd’hui que l’œuvre qu’il a présenté pour un concours récent organisé … Read the full press release

CEDRIC KOUKJIAN’S SCULPTURE, “LIAISON” TO BE EXHIBITED IN PUBLIC BY CULTURAL COMMISSION OF COLOGNY IN SWITZERLAND

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 31-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Geneva-based multi-ethnic artist Cedric Koukjian of the Swiss design studio SINCE, which has a focus on creating contemporary arts, today announced that his submission to a recent competition by the Cultural Commission of … Read the full press release

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

Glencore: incidents and fatalities not linked to Kamoto Copper Company operations or activities in Kolwezi, DRC

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 28-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore‘s subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) is not connected to the incidents and the fatalities of illegal artisanal miners across its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area, Democratic Republic of the Congo. … Read the full press release

Matvil Corp. противостоит беспределу судебных властей Молдовы

Matvil Corp. противостоит беспределу судебных властей Молдовы

Иск о нарушении прав интеллектуальной собственности продемонстрировал масштаб коррупции судебной системы Молдовы (PRESS RELEASE) Торонто, Канада, 24-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Как обнаружил один из ведущих провайдеров этнического онлайн-телевидения, предоставляющий услуги на территории Северной Америки, Matvil Corp., у легальных вещателей не … Read the full press release

Aluminium from Hydro used in an art installation dedicated to Peace for the Nobel Peace Center

“The Best Weapon” peace bench will be on display in front of the UN headquarters in New York until September 2019 (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO / NEW YORK, 21-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — “Peace Bench” made out of aluminium from Hydro will … Read the full press release

Significant reduction in people’s likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

Significant reduction in people's likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

The unique experiment conducted by Unilever and University College London went on to look into how to unlearn stereotyping (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON & NEW YORK, 18-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Advertising and marketing professionals across Unilever and its lead agency partners, … Read the full press release

BAE Systems apprentices will support the Heugh Battery Museum during Armed Forces Week

BAE Systems apprentices will support the Heugh Battery Museum during Armed Forces Week

BAE Systems donates to the Heugh Battery Museum in Hartlepool (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems‘ Land UK business in Washington, Tyne and Wear has made donation to the Heugh Battery Museum in Hartlepool. The museum is … Read the full press release

Essilor to donate 400,000 pairs of corrective eyewear and sunglasses to Bhutan School Sight program

(PRESS RELEASE) CHARENTON-LE-PONT, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Essilor has announced new partnership with the Royal Government of Bhutan to help the country become the first in the world to eradicate poor vision. As part of the partnership Essilor is going … Read the full press release

Continental calls on its employees across Europe to vote in the European Parliament election 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Continental calls on its employees across Europe to vote in the European election, which will take place between May 23 and 26, 2019. The European Parliament election 2019 is going to be the … 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

ENGIE backs French Ministry of Sports’ Performance Pact for the second time

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE has just committed to support eight top athletes along the road that will hopefully lead them to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ENGIE’s CEO Isabelle Kocher has signed a new Performance Pact on … 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

International Surrealism Now Exhibition in Paris

20 artists from Surrealism Now represent and promote in Paris the largest surrealistic spectacle in the world in the 21st century that has been held in Portugal since 2010. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — From May 24 to … Read the full press release

Towards a Europe of Stakeholder Nations

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:00 – Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:30 Where: European Parliament, Brussels room A1H1 (PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As the EU is approaching the next European Parliament elections there is more need than … Read the full press release

Most dating sites exploit your desire to find a partner

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 25-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — We have become used to free services. Social media profiles are free but still the companies behind them are making a lot of money. How can that be? They earn their money partly … Read the full press release