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BMW Group remains on course and reaffirms outlook for 2018

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“We continue to focus on following our own path and remain firmly on course. We are consistently preparing ourselves to meet the demands of tomorrow. This approach enables us to remain a reliable partner – all the more important during challenging times,” stated Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, in Munich on Thursday. "The BMW Group has more than 100 years of experience in dealing with volatility in a changing world. Our vision remains clearly on long-term prospects. It is crucial that we remain focused on the key is... Read More »

Looking back on the first Innovation Games Final

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This year, the L’Oréal Research & Innovation Talent Acquisition Team launched the Innovation Games, a business case competition aimed at giving young talents an opportunity to showcase their creativity and help them transform their ideas into innovative projects. Because today's interns and apprentices are the leaders of tomorrow’s innovations; so who better to take charge of inventing the beauty of the future? The students were given the challenge of imagining a creative scientific innovation – from sun protection to capillary repair... Read More »

Nestlé Celebrates Official Grand Opening of New U.S. Headquarters in Virginia

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The new location in the Rosslyn neighborhood is home to Nestlé USA’s corporate functions, its Beverage, Baking & Global Foods divisions, as well as its eBusiness team and Center for Marketing Excellence. Gerber Products Company, Nestlé USA’s sister company, will relocate to the same building next year, bringing the total number of Nestlé employees there to around 900. The event marks a significant milestone in the 152-year history of the company as Nestlé continues to transform its business to be fit for the future. Its enhanced growth s... Read More »

Tesco joins World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in search for innovative start-ups

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Tesco will join in on the Summit’s  Pitch Day, by hosting their own ‘T-Jam’ event, in the search for the most exciting breakthrough agri-tech innovators around the world. George Wright, Commercial Director for Fresh Food at Tesco said: “Many of the suppliers, farmers and producers we partner with lead the way in innovation and technology in agriculture, so we’re really excited to be partnering with the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit to discover the next generation of agriculture start-ups and innovators. "The winning entry will get th... Read More »

Forbes Will Bring Together Hundreds of European Entrepreneurs, Visionaries, Performers and Disruptors at First-Ever Under 30 Summit Europe in Amsterdam

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Building upon the success of Forbes’ flagship Under 30 Summit in the United States and Under 30 Summits in Asia and Israel, the European edition of the franchise will convene around 400 of the region’s most influential Under 30 listmakers – past, present and future – to share ideas and experiences. Drawing from the far-reaching insights of its Under 30 community, Forbes will facilitate collaboration and co-creation among this unique group of thought leaders who are shaping the world of tomorrow. Panels and keynotes at the Under 30 Summit Eur... Read More »

T-Mobile and Nokia ink $3.5 billion, multi-year 5G network agreement

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"We are all in on 5G," said Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer at T-Mobile. "Every dollar we spend is a 5G dollar, and our agreement with Nokia underscores the kind of investment we're making to bring customers a mobile, nationwide 5G network. And together with Sprint, we'll be able to do So. Much. More." As part of the agreement, Nokia will help build T-Mobile's nationwide 5G network with 600 MHz and 28 GHz millimeter wave 5G capabilities compliant with 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) standards. "Nokia and T-Mobile will advance the large-scale dep... Read More »

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi achieves record first-half sales of 5.54 million units

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s largest automotive alliance, today announced that unit sales at its member companies rose 5.1 percent to a new record of 5,538,530 vehicles in the six months to June 30. The three Alliance member companies saw increased demand in product segments including crossovers, sports utility vehicles, pick-ups as well as zero-emission electric and hybrid-electric models. Of the core brands, Renault reported increased sales of the Clio, Captur and Scenic; Dacia posted half-year sales record; Nissan saw higher dema... Read More »

BMW Group to expand production network in Europe

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“The BMW Group’s decision to build this new plant reaffirms our perspective for global growth. After significant investments in China, Mexico and the USA, we are now strengthening our activities in Europe to maintain a worldwide balance of production between Asia, America and our home continent,” said Harald Krüger, Chairman of the BMW AG Board of Management. “Europe is the BMW Group’s largest production location. In 2018 alone we are investing more than €1 billion in our German sites to upgrade and prepare them for electric mobility.” Olive... Read More »

The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Commits $1 Million to Great Barrier Reef Conservation Efforts

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The Tiffany & Co. Foundation announced today that it has committed approximately $1.4 million AUD ($1 million USD) to help protect and restore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. This magnificent natural wonder is the world’s largest living organism, encompassing an area approximately the size of Italy and hosting some of the richest biodiversity on Earth. However, various threats—such as climate change, poor water quality and impacts from human activity—have led to a widespread decline of coral cover in recent years. The Tiffany & Co. F... Read More »

Mastercard is First Payments Player to Receive Approval for Science-Based Emissions Target

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The SBTi is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to help companies determine a path to reduce their emissions in line with Paris Climate Agreement goals. To date only around 110 companies worldwide have had science-based targets approved by the initiative. “As a company, we pursue opportunities to be a force for good in the world,” said Kristina Kloberdanz, chief sustainability officer, Mastercard. “Climate change is one of the biggest challenge... Read More »

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