EU and Australia launch talks for a broad trade agreement

On June 18, 2018, Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström together with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Trade Minister of Australia Steven Ciobo officially launched negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious trade agreement between the EU and Australia in the Australian capital of Canberra. The aim of the negotiations is to remove barriers to trade … More EU and Australia launch talks for a broad trade agreement

lululemon to donate 100 % of Profits from Sales* on June 21 to increase access to Yoga and Meditation through Non-profit Partners

lululemon athletica announced on June 18, 2018, that, on June 21, the company will donate 100 percent of profits* from its in-store and online sales to benefit non-profit groups that increase access to yoga and meditation for communities that face barriers to well-being. Funds will be donated through Here to Be, the company’s social impact … More lululemon to donate 100 % of Profits from Sales* on June 21 to increase access to Yoga and Meditation through Non-profit Partners

Restructuring of Semperit forces termination of production at Chinese Sempertrans site

After a thorough analysis, the Management Board of Semperit AG Holding resolved, with the consent of the Supervisory Board, to terminate production at the Sempertrans production site Best (ShanDong) Belting Co. Ltd. in the Shandong province on the Chinese east coast. “This step is part of the ongoing restructuring and transformation process, which includes a … More Restructuring of Semperit forces termination of production at Chinese Sempertrans site

BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech

Unique biotechnological procedure for using gaseous waste as a source for raw materials Technology with potential for applications in the chemical industry BASF Venture Capital GmbH is to invest in LanzaTech, a biotech company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Using special microbes, LanzaTech has developed a technology for gas fermentation that first enables ethanol to … More BASF invests in carbon recycling company LanzaTech

Awards

Eleven Gold Awards at the 13th OutDoor Industry Award OutDoor Industry Awards honour outstanding product innovations Eco-conscious and down to earth, yet simultaneously highly innovative and technology driven – the outdoor sector combines these diverse influences maybe more than any other field. In addition, the industry is entitled to be proud of its consistent pioneering … More Awards