How Discord became the “Soho House of Web 3.0”

By guest author Maghan McDowell from Vogue Business The invite-only social media platform has become a way to create hype and find audiences for NFT projects. It’s the latest gateway for brands including Adidas and Gucci to enter the metaverse. Luxury sneaker startup Cult & Rain is holding its first official presale for the brand’s … More How Discord became the “Soho House of Web 3.0”

Industry leaders call for UN treaty to tackle plastic pollution

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has obtained official registration as an international NGO in China, the second largest economy in the world and a long term proponent of the circular economy. The certificate, issued by Beijing Public Security Bureau on January 5, 2022, indicated recognition for the Foundation’s work in China and will enable the Foundation … More Industry leaders call for UN treaty to tackle plastic pollution

Personalities – Heinz-Jürgen Löw appointed SVP Renault Brand LCV

Renault announces the arrival of Heinz-Jürgen Löw as Senior Vice-President, Renault Brand Light Commercial Vehicle, as of February 2022. He is a member of Renault Brand Management Committee and reports to Luca de Meo, Renault Group CEO. Heinz-Jürgen Löw will manage the LCV division with the ambition to strengthen the leading position of Renault brand … More Personalities – Heinz-Jürgen Löw appointed SVP Renault Brand LCV

Dive into the EU world of Statistics Explained

If you are looking for deeper data analysis on a wide range of topics, why not visit Eurostat’s Statistics Explained website? Statistics Explained is a complete guidebook to all sorts of statistical topics, comprised of more than 900 articles that together create a user-friendly encyclopedia of European statistics, accessible to everyone. To help to navigate … More Dive into the EU world of Statistics Explained

Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control of PNIT by PSA and TIL

    European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control of Pusan Newport International Terminal Co., Ltd. (‘PNIT’) of South Korea by PSA International Pte. Ltd. (‘PSA’) of Singapore and Terminal Investment Limited Sàrl (‘TIL’) of Switzerland. PNIT, currently solely controlled by PSA, operates a container terminal in Busan … More Mergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control of PNIT by PSA and TIL

Swiss Empa – Nanoplastic in the environment – Plastic snowfall in the Alps

By guest author Noé Waldmann from Swiss Empa In a large-scale fundraising campaign, popular YouTubers like Mister Beast and Mark Rober are currently trying to rid the oceans of almost 14000 tonnes of plastic waste. That’s about 0.15 % of the amount that ends up in the oceans every year. But it’s not just our … More Swiss Empa – Nanoplastic in the environment – Plastic snowfall in the Alps