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Philips and the Dutch Heart Foundation join forces to promote heart health in the Netherlands

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One of the key aims is to make the Netherlands a ‘6-minute cardiac arrest’ zone by extending a sustainable network of community first responders and AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) across the entire country. This will enable an estimated 2,500 lives to be saved each year. The partnership agreement was signed today by Floris Italianer, Director of the Dutch Heart Foundation, and Henk Valk, Market Leader Benelux at Philips, in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. This important new partnership has several key focus areas. In addition to saving... Read More »

H&M group the most praised company in the world by activists

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Out of all companies in the world, H&M group was the most frequently praised one by NGOs and activists in 2017. This is the finding of a study published by SIGWATCH, the world market leader in analysis of NGO and activist campaigns. Since 2016, H&M group climbed from rank ten to one. At the same time, we have improved our position significantly in the ranking of most frequently criticized companies by these stakeholders. From being ranked seven to forty. We are proud to see that H&M group's ambitious sustainability strategy - to ... Read More »

Toyota Named to Fortune Magazine’s 2018 ‘World’s Most Admired’ List

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Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list is widely acknowledged as the definitive report card on corporate reputation and is based on company surveys and industry peer ratings from senior executives, directors and industry analysts. For each company, the survey measures nine attributes considered critical to a company’s global success, including quality of products and services, social and environmental responsibility, global competitiveness, and value as an investment, among others. "Toyota is honored to be listed among the world’s m... Read More »

Sony Corporation and Blue Note Media Group Announce Landmark Sponsorship

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Sony Corporation ("Sony") and Blue Note Media Group ("Blue Note" / "BNMG") - the sponsorship affiliate of Blue Note Entertainment Group, the organization that owns, operates, licenses, and/or programs 10 music venues worldwide including the iconic Blue Note Jazz Club - today announced a landmark strategic sponsorship agreement. As part of the sponsorship, Sony will collaborate with Blue Note to open "Sony Hall," a new music venue in Manhattan, sponsor the annual Blue Note Jazz Festival each June in New York City, as well as other plans to be an... Read More »

Apple’s first store in South Korea opens Saturday

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South of the Han River, in the heart of the Gangnam area, the store’s 25-foot glass facade invites visitors in from the tree-lined street, where interior trees mirror those outside, blurring the lines between the street and store. “We’re thrilled to open a new home for our customers in the vibrant city of Seoul and we look forward to continuing to grow in Korea,” said Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of Retail. “Our stores are gathering places for the community where everyone is welcome to connect, learn and create.” Today at ... Read More »

Artists and entrepreneurs ignite creativity at Campus Madrid

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Artists and entrepreneurs share a similar challenge—to create something new with limited resources, no instruction manual, and the power of their creative thinking. For seven days, we celebrated unique approaches to this challenge, with a a mind-bending series of artist exhibitions, creative thinking workshops, and community-inspired artwork. We’re grateful to each one of the participating artists and entrepreneurs for sharing their time, expertise and talents with our Campus Madrid community. Since we launched Campus Madrid in 2015, we’ve w... Read More »

Forbes Announces First-Ever “Under 30 Summit Europe” in Amsterdam

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Forbes announced today that it will be hosting the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit Europe in Amsterdam, on 5-7th September 2018. Building from the success of the Under 30 Summit EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), which has taken place in Israel for the past two years, the European edition of the franchise will bring together around 300 of the region’s most influential young changemakers, as culled from the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe lists. The Under 30 Summit Europe represents a new regional chapter for the iconic franchise, foll... Read More »

Good ideas from employees: AUDI AG saves approximately €108.6 million in 2017

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Audi places importance on quick and lean processes in its ideas management: Experts from the relevant departments examine the employees’ suggestions at headquarters and decided directly on implementation. An online tool informs the employees about how the process is progressing and ensures maximum transparency. An internal ideas agency accompanies and advises the employees. The Audi employees receive financial rewards from the company for suggestions that are implemented, the amount of which depends on the savings achieved. “We always encour... Read More »

Intel Demonstrates Technology that Transforms the Entertainment Industry at Sundance Film Festival

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RealSense Volumetric Content Capture: Intel® RealSense™ technology will showcase a real-time volumetric content capture experience that can record short clips of attendees in 3D, creating a digital avatar that can be shared and transported into films. Artificial Intelligence: In partnership with Sundance Film Festival, Intel will showcase the power of artificial intelligence technology in visual effects and filmmaking. In collaboration with Ziva Dynamics* – a human simulation company that has worked with “Suicide Squad,” “Fantastic Beasts” a... Read More »

Jaguar Land Rover to open R&D center for automated tech in Ireland

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JLR said last year that all its new cars would be available in an electric or hybrid version from 2020 and is building its first fully electric model, the I-PACE, in Austria, which will go on sale in 2018.The company said it had selected Shannon, in western Ireland, as it is a globally recognized center of excellence for software engineering talent. “The new facility provides an exciting opportunity for us to pioneer future autonomous and electrification technologies,” said JLR’s Executive Director of Product Engineering Nick Rogers. ”The... Read More »

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