Vattenfall to sell 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid to BASF

Vattenfall to sell 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid to BASF. Vattenfall will use Hollandse Kust Zuid to supply fossil-free electricity to its customers in the Netherlands, BASF to support chemical production in sites across Europe. … More Vattenfall to sell 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid to BASF

Business leaders express support for WTO, underline priorities for MC12

Business leaders express support for WTO, underline priorities for MC12. Business leaders from around the world met at a virtual Trade Dialogues session on 23 June to discuss pressing issues to be taken up at the WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) and shared ideas and recommendations on what topics the organisation should tackle in the future. … More Business leaders express support for WTO, underline priorities for MC12

Number of cross-border commuters to Switzerland has grown steadily since the turn of the millennium

At the end of 2020, some 343 000 cross-border commuters were working in Switzerland. This was twice as many as 25 years ago. Nearly all of them came from a neighbouring country and worked in a border canton. Although the canton of Geneva had the highest absolute number of these workers, their percentage share in … More Number of cross-border commuters to Switzerland has grown steadily since the turn of the millennium

Swiss Eawag test with fish cells replaces animal experiments

The OECD gives the green light to the fish cell line assay developed at Eawag. This paves the way for companies and authorities around the world to determine the environmental toxicology of chemicals without having to resort to animal testing. A large number of chemicals are used in everyday products, in agriculture or in industry. … More Swiss Eawag test with fish cells replaces animal experiments