Month: September 2017

Fashion retailer George Davies donates £5.15 million to University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals

Support from fashion retail legend George Davies – the University’s largest-ever philanthropic gift from an individual – will support research and new vascular limb salvage clinic Media opportunity, Tuesday 26 September at 9.30am, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals to receive £5.15 million from George Davies for transformative

Discussion on the exclusionary aspects of the gaming industry at University of Leicester on Thursday 28 September

Free public event organised by the University of Leicester to take place at the LCB Depot in Leicester on Thursday 28 September Over last few years the gaming industry has seen fast-paced technical developments and a number of controversies surrounding exclusionary aspects Recent controversies include Gamergate, which saw prominent women working in the

What is the future of criminal justice and human rights lecture at University of Leicester on Wednesday 27 September

Free public lecture celebrating 30th anniversary of University of Leicester’s Department of Criminology taking place on Wednesday 27 September LEICESTER, 26-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The consequences of recent and future changes to the criminal justice system and how this will affect offenders and victims will be explored at an event organised by the University

EBRD invests in green economy in the Western Balkans

EBRD invests in green economy in the Western Balkans Meat and dairy by-products could make regional economies greener LONDON, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD’s Green Economy Transition (GET) approach commits the Bank to raising its investment in the green economy to 40 per cent of annual business volume by 2020. This is an ambitious and

EBRD First VP Bennet meets with Mongolian president, officials

Phil Bennett will visit Ulaanbaatar to meet authorities and businesses LONDON, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD First Vice President Phil Bennett will visit Mongolia next week to meet President Khaltmaagiin Battulga, the interim government and the business community. It will be the first visit of a member of the Bank’s Executive Committee since the adoption of the new

EBRD expands operations in Morrocco, Bank VP leads ribbon-cutting ceremony

EBRD expands operations in Morrocco, Bank VP leads ribbon-cutting ceremony LONDON, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD’s Vice President of Banking, Alain Pilloux, is to visit Morocco from 25 to 29 September for meetings with government officials, businesses and project signings. Mr Pilloux’s visit also marks the expansion of the EBRD’s activities in the country with the

EBRD receives Choice Covered Bond Award 2017 from Global Capital

EBRD receives Choice Covered Bond Award 2017 from Global Capital More recognition for Bank’s work on developing local capital markets LONDON, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has been awarded GlobalCapital’s The Cover’s Editor’s Choice Covered Bond Award 2017, the biggest industry award in this area. Bill Thornhill, Editor of The Cover, said: “The

Chengdu Metro line to receive traction system from Alstom

Chengdu Metro line to receive traction system from Alstom Saint-Ouen, France, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has been awarded a contract by Chengdu Metro Corp. Ltd. to supply the traction systems for 496 metro cars to circulate on Line 5, the city’s new metro line. The contract is worth approximately €57 million. The line

Julien Naudy takes lead of EKZ JV in Astana

Julien Naudy takes lead of EKZ JV in Astana Saint-Ouen, France, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom has appointed Julien Naudy as General Director for EKZ JV, based in Astana, Kazakhstan. Julien was previously Industrial Director at EKZ. Julien Naudy started with Alstom more than 11 years ago and has an extensive experience across the