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    ENGIE further promotes clean cooking and last mile energy distribution solutions

    During the last quarter 2018, ENGIE’s Rassembleurs d’Energies fund invested in 2 companies specialized respectively in clean cooking worldwide and in last mile distribution of solar appliances in rural India.

    In November 2018, the fund acquired a minority stake in Envirofit, an...

    Monday, February 4, 2019
    BASF is combining digitalization and IT expertise in a single division
    • The “Digitalization & Information Services” division aims to accelerate the digital transformation at BASF
    • Christoph Wegner is the new Chief Digital Officer at BASF

    Digitalization is a key element of BASF’s new corporate strategy. The company has been addressing this topic for...

    Monday, February 4, 2019
    ArcelorMittal selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

    ArcelorMittal announced recently that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace. 

    The index, which has doubled in size...

    Monday, February 4, 2019
    Huawei Uses the Power of AI to Help Deaf Children and Their Parents Learn And Enjoy Reading Together

    Huawei Australia recently announced the launch of StorySign, an AI-powered app that helps enrich story time for deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents. This follows the global announcement earlier this month. There are approximately 32 million deaf children globally and around 250...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    CES 2019: Honda Creates New Categories of Technology to Enhance Work, Offer Convenience, Reduce Carbon and Save Lives

    Returning to CES with new technologies that aim to enhance people’s lives, Honda will showcase a variety of mobility, robotics, energy management, and connected concepts at CES 2019, January 8-11, 2019, that have the potential to create a cleaner, safer, and more convenient world.

    The...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    HItachi to strengthen Energy Solutions Business with the Aquisiction of ABB's Power Grids Business

    Hitachi Ltd. and ABB have recently announced that Hitachi will acquire 80.1% of ABB’s Power Grids unit in an $11 billion deal. Hitachi plans to close the purchase in the first half of 2020, making Power Grids a consolidated subsidiary.

    Hitachi has entered into a purchase option to acquire...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Coca-Cola Announces New Investments in Enhanced Recycling as Part of ‘World Without Waste’ Vision

    Coca-Cola is taking steps to be at the forefront of the enhanced recycling movement, which can potentially turn packages such as colored PET bottles that may have been excluded from certain recycling streams into brand-new PET bottles.

    The Coca-Cola system recently announced two investments...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    BASF for the first time makes products with chemically recycled plastics

    BASF is breaking new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize plastic waste that is currently not recycled, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics.

    Depending on the region, such waste is usually sent to landfill or...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    ArcelorMittal call for green border adjustment to address climate change while securing the competitiveness of European steel mills

    ArcelorMittal recently called for Europe to introduce a green border adjustment whereby steel imported into Europe has the same standards applied on CO2 as European-produced steel under the Emissions Trading System (ETS) regime. The adjustment would call for any shortfall in CO2 emissions to be...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Hyundai Reveals World’s First Smart Fingerprint Technology to Vehicles

    Hyundai Motor Company announced the world’s first smart fingerprint technology that allows drivers to not only unlock doors but also start the vehicle. Hyundai plans to implement the technology initially in Santa Fe SUV model that is to be released in select markets on the first quarter of...

    Saturday, January 12, 2019

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