Month: September 2018

Kapsch TrafficCom modernises Traveller Information System and mobile app in the Dallas-Fort Worth

New system allows agencies to optimize operations while providing travellers with personalized, real-time traffic and transit information. Vienna, Austria/McLean, VA, USA, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom announces the successful upgrade of the existing Traveller Information System and mobile app to a new “Next Generation” system for the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) in the

Covestro recognized as a LEAD company of the United Nations Global Compact

UN honors high engagement of material producer Commitment to ten principles for responsible businesses LEVERKUSEN, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro has been recognized as a LEAD company of the United Nations Global Compact, a global movement of responsible and sustainable corporate governance. The material producer was honored for its high engagement in the initiative during the

BayWa and Al Dahra harvest the first premium tomatoes grown in the Emirates

Cultivation in modern climate-controlled greenhouses MUNICH, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two months after planting the first 90,000 seedlings in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, BayWa AG, Munich, and Al Dahra Holding, LLC, Abu Dhabi, have begun harvesting the first 1.5 tonnes of snack tomatoes. Starting from October, consumers will be able to find this premium

ASSA ABLOY acquires Crossmatch a biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions leader

STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions. “Crossmatch is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group. The company reinforces our current offering within biometric identity management. The acquisition of Crossmatch considerably enhances the Group´s position as one of the world’s leading

Aviva announces the launch of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) to help businesses achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Aviva announces the launch of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) to help businesses achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) LONDON, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (24 SEP 2018), Aviva, Index Initiative, and the United Nations Foundation announce the launch of the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA), with the aim of helping businesses do more to achieve

BP, Equinor, Total and Shell join forces to create an industry framework for human rights supplier assessments

The HAGUE, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Participating companies recognise the importance of working with suppliers that respect human rights, in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, including the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), and that care for their people. The objective of this initiative is to create an

Volkswagen expects faster and more efficient development processes for new driver assistance systems through virtual validation

Volkswagen expects faster and more efficient development processes for new driver assistance systems through virtual validation Brand expects faster and more efficient development processes through virtual validation Volkswagen experts develop software for simulated environments and driving situations In the long term, test kilometers for validating automated driving could also be completed virtually WOLFSBURG, 25-Sep-2018 —