OECD countries advancing slowly on sustainable development targets by 2030

  Despite progress made since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Goals (SDGs), OECD countries have met or are close to meeting only a quarter of the targets for which performance can be gauged, according to a new OECD report. Virtually all OECD countries are already securing basic economic … More OECD countries advancing slowly on sustainable development targets by 2030

New composition of Supervisory Board of BASF SE

  Alessandra Genco and Stefan Asenkerschbaumer succeed Anke Schäferkordt and Franz Fehrenbach as new shareholder representatives Peter Zaman, André Matta and Natalie Mühlenfeld succeed Denise Schellemans, Waldemar Helber und Roland Strasser as new employee representatives. The ordinary Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of BASF SE has today (April 29, 2022) elected Alessandra Genco (48), Chief Financial Officer … More New composition of Supervisory Board of BASF SE

New OECD data show global FDI flows up 88% in 2021, above pre-pandemic levels

Global FDI flows bounced back in 2021, growing by 88 % to USD 1 815 billion, and 37 % above pre-pandemic levels. However, the outlook remains uncertain given the current geopolitical context. This growth was driven by OECD area earnings on inward and outward FDI reaching some of their highest levels since 2005. In 2021, … More New OECD data show global FDI flows up 88% in 2021, above pre-pandemic levels

Mastering the heat in synthetic filament production Retech presents its latest innovations at Techtextil

  Threads made of polyamide, polyester, polypropylene, aramid, carbon, bio-based and many other polymers, categorised as technical yarns and high-performance fibres are a special field of Retech. The Swiss company is the expert in heat treatment and drawing man-made fibers of any material. They present their latest developments at Techtextil Germany 2022 in Hall 12.0, … More Mastering the heat in synthetic filament production Retech presents its latest innovations at Techtextil

Heatwave across India

    India is currently facing a prolonged heatwave, with temperatures exceeding 42°C in numerous cities across the country. This comes just weeks after India recorded its hottest March since the country’s meteorological department began its records over 120 years ago. This image, produced using data from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission, shows the land surface … More Heatwave across India