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Philips partners with the Medical University of Vienna to provide asthma and allergy sufferers with a pollen forecast

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This World Allergy Week (April 22 – 28) and World Asthma Day (May 1), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, is helping parents take charge of their children’s asthma and allergy symptoms through awareness initiatives in more than 20 countries worldwide. The company today also announced its partnership with the Medical University of Vienna for a 3-day pollen forecast on the Air Matters app, which retrieves its data from global pollen measurement sites, including the new measurement station at Philips’ Dracht... Read More »

SEAT, IrsiCaixa, Hospital Clínic, Harvard University and ITAE present their first joint scientific study

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For the first time ever, four entities the likes of SEAT, IrsiCaixa, Barcelona’s Hospital Clínic, ITAE and scientists from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, have joined forces to conduct a world pioneer scientific study. Leading European and world scientific and medical experts such as Dr. Patricia Such, Dr. Bonaventura Clotet, Dr. Ramon Estruch and Dr. Mercedes Sotos-Prieto have presented today in Barcelona the results of a retrospective study spanning the past 20 years with a universal sampling of 30,000 employees. On the b... Read More »

Engineered for renewal: Google Cloud, Etsy and sustainability

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To deliver a buying and selling experience that currently supports approximately 1.9 million entrepreneurs, Mike and his team recently committed to Google Cloud Platform to help them scale and connect Etsy buyers and sellers globally. But their decision was based on more than just technology. We sat down with Mike to hear about Etsy’s unique approach to evaluating their cloud partner. QH: Why is sustainability a value at Etsy? MF: Sustainability supports our mission to Keep Commerce Human, within the company, and outside, to our 1.9 mi... Read More »

BP sets out its commitment to a low carbon future

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  “The world is growing like never before, creating opportunity for billions of people. And all this growth requires energy. But as the world demands more energy it also demands that it be produced and delivered in new ways, with fewer emissions. At BP, we embrace this dual challenge. We have always looked to the future, adapted to change and met challenges like this head on. In this report, we examine how the energy world is changing, set out our low carbon ambitions and show how we are helping to advance the energy transition.” B... Read More »

Statoil awarding billion NOK contract for Njord Bravo FSO

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“We are pleased to award Aibel this contract today. After several good deliveries, Aibel has proven that the company has both the expertise and ability to handle this type of complex projects,” says head of project development in Statoil, Torger Rød. The storage vessel will be prepared for extended operation of the Njord and Hyme fields, as well as tie-in of two new field developments in the Norwegian Sea, Bauge and Fenja. The job involves extensive upgrading and maintenance of the vessel, in addition to installation of equipment on board... Read More »

Transparency Index ranks H&M Group among the Top Five

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The Transparency Index by Fashion Revolution raises important concerns for the fashion industry, such as traceability, circularity and working conditions. At H&M group we do not only agree on these important concerns, we have been working for many years to develop a more ambitious sustainability strategy for our business. We believe transparency plays a key role to build trust and credibility along our supply chain and empowers our customers to make more sustainable choices. Supplier disclosure is a key factor of transparency and that is... Read More »

Overall winners revealed for 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

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The coveted Photographer of the Year title was presented to British artist Alys Tomlinson for her series Ex-Voto, winning the photographer $25,000 (USD). The work was praised by the jury for its beautiful production, technical excellence and sensitive illustration of pilgrimage as a journey of discovery and sacrifice to a greater power. Tomlinson was selected from the 10 category winners of the Professional competition who was announced today alongside those in 2nd and 3rd place in each Professional category. The overall winners of the Award... Read More »

47 CNG stations of Gazprom to be available for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

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It was noted that Gazprom was making systematic efforts to develop the NGV refueling network in Russia. The Company is building new compressed natural gas (CNG) stations and platforms for mobile refuelers, as well as installing CNG modules at the existing filling stations. In addition, the operating NGV infrastructure is undergoing renovations. The aforementioned efforts are especially intensive in Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan, the Altai, Krasnodar, Perm and Stavropol Territories, and the Leningrad, Mo... Read More »

Nokia and OSIsoft collaborate to boost analytics capabilities with high-capacity infrastructure

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OSIsoft's PI System transforms the vast data streams generated by sensors and other devices into rich, real-time insights so companies can improve productivity, make critical decisions or create connected products. The Nokia Digital Automation Cloud offers OSIsoft and its customers subscription-based flexible and private mobile broadband (LTE/4G) to enable fast data transfer and powerful analytics. For the collection and analysis of large quantities of data, sensors must be connected within a secure and reliable high-capacity network with lo... Read More »

Charging to the peak – Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak set for world premier

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When the I.D. R Pikes Peak is presented to the public on 22 April, it will be Volkswagen’s first fully-electric racing car. Up to now, the public has had to be satisfied with high-quality computer sketches for an initial impression of the summiteer for the most famous hill climb in the world. However, the unveiling of the finished prototype is now just around the corner: lightweight construction and aerodynamic perfection contribute to an exciting design, which houses a powerful electric power unit. The I.D. R Pikes Peak will first take its ... Read More »

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