Most people know the name Airbus from its commercial airplanes, but Airbus Defence and Space is another division within Airbus whose ‘Intelligence’ business cluster offers a comprehensive range of geospatial data and services and provides some of the world’s professional grade imagery. The intelligence unit operates out of its 18 offices across ten countries on five continents and a headquarter located in Toulouse, France.
How do you create a better environment for tomorrow whilst running a successful business today? This is a dilemma faced by many large organisations, how can they access the future benefits of more sustainable operations, boost their environmental credentials and take part in big ideas like the “Circular Economy” while also serving the need to reduce costs? The answer is to bring in a willing partner with the expertise and resources to support such a transformation. Veolia Industries Global Solutions, headquartered in Paris, offers tailored outsourcing solutions for facilities and utilities management.
At the beginning of this year, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) passed their new Energy Strategy 2050. Vice President Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced investments of around 153 billion EUR into renewable energy projects, energy efficiency and the traffic infrastructure until 2050. According to the new strategy, the share of the renewable energy forms is planned to increase from currently 25% up to 50%. The Dubai Emirate is particularly ambitious. It aims to source around 75% of the needed energy from renewable resources until 2050. The Solardirekt Energy GmbH & Co. KG from Rheine in Germany is a leading manufacturer of sustainable assembly systems for photovoltaic plants. Thanks to its innovative solutions which are easy to handle and made of recyclable plastic, the company is enjoying increasing demand from the UAE.
Even those fortunate enough to enjoy 20/20 vision in their youth will end up wearing glasses later in life. But eyewear is not just there to correct deficiencies in a person’s vision. Sunglasses and other forms of eyewear have become fashion statements every bit as important as any other accessory. For eyeglasses of all kinds, one of the biggest names in the optical retail sector is Vision Group SpA. With more than 2,100 outlets operating under its franchise concept, the group enjoys a 20% share of the Italian market.
In this issue: Hatteland – Increase efficiency, increase performance / Vattenfall Eldistribution AB – Superior electricity service in Sweden / Volvo Entreprenørmaskiner A/S – Equipment for every construction project / Pilgrim Export Aps – Made by hand from the heart
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