Volkswagen Bank securitised vehicle financing contracts with total volume of around EUR 900 million

Securitised receivables volume amounts to around EUR 900 million  Braunschweig, Germany, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen Bank GmbH has successfully placed its 14th Auto Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) transaction, Driver 14, on the market. The issue securitises vehicle financing contracts and has a total volume of around EUR 900 million. During the bookbuilding process, the

Young environmentalists from Taynuilt Primary School visited SAMS’s Ocean Explorer Centre to learn about the effects of plastic in the marine environment

Taynuilt Primary School Eco Committee members met with SAMS microplastics researchers ARGYLL, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A TEAM of young environmentalists from Taynuilt Primary School visited SAMS to get advice on how to help address the problem of plastic pollution in our seas. The school’s Eco Committee is comprised of students representing each

McKesson Europe’s first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report: Creating value. Reducing impact

STUTTGART, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — McKesson Europe has published its first Europe-wide Corporate Responsibility Report in accordance with the international Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines: The company provides insights into its sustainable handling of economic and ecological resources and informs readers about its commitment to social responsibility; these activities include increasing Energy Efficiency and

Medtronic at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 11th International Conference in Vienna, Austria, February 14-17

Medtronic Will Host an Exclusive Symposium on Thursday, February 15 VIENNA, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced its schedule of notable sessions that will be presented at the Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) 11th International Conference in Vienna, Austria, from February 14-17. A significant portion

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 marginal emissions to 0 Generation of new jobs, combined with resulting improvements in

Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products

Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to always ensuring more transparency for consumers, the Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products. As a pioneer in the field, this commitment perfectly illustrates the group’s ambition to become the world leader for healthy living through plant-based foods. The

Indra to install next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus in Australia

Indra to install next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus in Australia The company is designing and installing a next-generation electricity microgrid at the Monash University campus, Australia’s largest, to guarantee its sustainability and energy efficiency The microgrid is based on InGrid Active Grid Management (AGM), the IoT platform developed by Indra

STFC: Marine start-up AutoNaut developed unmanned surface vessel propelled entirely by the waves, with zero carbon emissions

The Autonaut ‘unmanned surface vessel’.(Credit: Autonaut) SWINDON, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Advances in ocean monitoring are providing more insights about our seas and environment than ever before, from marine life, to sea temperatures, pollution and weather. However data collection can be expensive – fuel, maintenance and manpower for research ships are costly, and sea