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“Touchdown” at the BMW International Open: Fleetwood, Kaymer Wiesberger and Co. arrive at Munich Airport.

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Munich. Tommy Fleetwood was still in contention at the U.S. Open in Wisconsin (USA) on Sunday (the Englishman ultimately finished fourth). Just a few hours later, he was landing at Munich Airport on a BMW charter flight. Joining him on board were two-time major winner Martin Kaymer, Austria’s top golfer Bernd Wiesberger, and Spanish Ryder Cup player Rafa Cabrera Bello, who will all tee off at this week’s BMW International Open (21st to 25thJune, Golfclub München Eichenried). Armed with Bavarian flags, the golf stars disembarked still feeling... Read More »

Nokia protects operators’ investments in current technology by enabling radio portfolio to support low and high 5G frequency bands

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Nokia innovation and testing has underlined the flexibility, upgradeability and scalability of its AirScale radio portfolio to adapt to the frequency bands that will deliver the promise of 5G in initial applications of the technology. By proving the ability of AirScale to support both low and high bands, operators will be able to provide wide area coverage and indoor coverage from the first day of 5G operations without the need for complicated network reconfigurations. 5G promises a significant change in connectivity, delivering lower latenc... Read More »

Groupe Renault takes part in 2017 Challenge du Monde des Grandes Écoles et Universités

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  Boulogne Billancourt, France - On Saturday, June 10, 2017, more than 100 Groupe Renault employees from all professional categories, business lines, ages and origins will share their passion and expertise with young people to facilitate their first career-related choices. For the past three years, Renault has been a partner of the Challenge du Monde des Grandes Écoles et Universités, a must-attend event for students and young graduates as well as for companies and institutions of higher education. Based on a one-day format, the C... Read More »

SUEZ AND L’OREAL SIGN A GLOBAL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT L’OREAL GROUP SITES

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Within the scope of this agreement, SUEZ and L’Oréal have decided to promote innovative solutions to favour sustainable production, to work together to tackle climate change, protect oceans and water resources, and preserve natural resources and biodiversity, and to promote the circular economy. To accomplish this, SUEZ will work with L’Oréal to develop solutions, based on the excellent results already achieved, to: - attain a neutral or positive “water footprint” for some L’Oréal sites, particularly by optimising water management in its ... Read More »

Volkswagen launches new joint venture for e-mobility in China

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The Volkswagen Group is expanding its successful engagement in the People's Republic of China with a new joint venture. In the presence of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Volkswagen signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC) in Berlin today. Each of the partners is to hold a 50 percent stake in the new company, which is to develop, produce and market electric vehicles and mobility services. "The new partnership is a further milestone in our electric offensive in ... Read More »

Ad hoc: Profit before tax and revenues of BMW Group above market expectations in first quarter of 2017

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Munich. In the first quarter of the financial year 2017, the BMW Group achieved a profit before tax of € 3,005 million (2016 Q1: € 2,368 million / +26.9%). This result exceeds current market expectations and was driven in particular by positive valuation effects.   The significant increase of the profit before tax was largely due to the following effects in the financial result: A positive valuation effect of € 183 million in connection with the participation of new investors in the mapping service HERE An increase in the other... Read More »

Volkswagen AG Statement on Appointment of Larry D. Thompson as Independent Compliance Monitor

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“Volkswagen welcomes the appointment of Larry D. Thompson to this new position, and we intend to cooperate fully with his important work. We have taken significant steps to strengthen accountability, enhance transparency and build a better company and we look forward to working closely with Mr. Thompson as we press forward with the biggest change process in Volkswagen’s history,” said Ms. Hiltrud Werner, Board Member of Integrity and Legal Affairs at Volkswagen AG. Mr. Thompson will have a dual role as Independent Compliance Monitor and Inde... Read More »

Tide purclean encourages energy-saving laundry habits through its Sustainable Laundry Pledge and donates $250,000 to World Wildlife Fund for Earth Day

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“This collaboration with Tide purclean is an opportunity to raise awareness that making small changes to something as simple as a load of laundry can make a difference and have impact on our world,” said Sheila Bonini, senior vice president, private sector engagement, World Wildlife Fund. “This donation helps WWF further our ongoing conservation efforts across the globe and represents an incredible effort by the public to adopt more sustainable household practices.” The Sustainable Laundry Pledge tasks consumers with making three small chang... Read More »

DHL and Gatwick open new waste management plant – becoming the first airport in the world to turn Category 1 airline waste into energy onsite

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Gatwick Airport and DHL Supply Chain today formally open a new waste management plant, becoming the first airport in the world to turn airport waste, such as food and packaging, into energy onsite.DHL’s new £3.8million waste plant not only disposes of Category 1 waste safely onsite, but converts it and other organic waste into energy to heat Gatwick’s waste management site and power the site's water recovery system. The plant is set to save £1,000 in energy and waste management costs for every day it operates. Category 1 forms the majority o... Read More »

DHL eCommerce launches new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong

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DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched a new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong, adding to its global fulfillment network in U.S, Mexico, India, Europe and Australia. Catering to the growing demand for cross-border products in Asia Pacific particularly from the Greater China region, the new Fulfillment Center will allow e-tailers to move their goods closer to their end customers, responding to their demands of quick and easy delivery. “Consumer expectations for a quick and accurat... Read More »

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