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Schneider Electric moves forward with its sustainability impact targets, mobilizing support from employees, partners and customers

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 9:42pm

By engaging, training, and supporting the sustainable transformation of each of its 1,000 partners, the Group will sharply reduce its Scope 3 emissions.

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  • By engaging, training, and supporting the sustainable transformation of each of its 1,000 partners, the Group will sharply reduce its Scope 3 emissions.
  • As the digital partner for efficiency and sustainability, Schneider Electric also continues to support its customers in attaining their own sustainability goals, with digital innovation and solutions.
  • Detailed results and highlights of the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) program are presented in the quarterly report.
  • Find out more on Schneider Sustainability Impact, results and highlights:

DGAP-News: The Social Chain AG: Social Chain AG Annual General Meeting sets course for upgrade to Prime Standard

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 6:53pm

Today, the Annual General Meeting of Social Chain AG (WKN: A1YC99, ISIN DE000A1YC996) set the course for the company's upgrade to the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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  • Today, the Annual General Meeting of Social Chain AG (WKN: A1YC99, ISIN DE000A1YC996) set the course for the company's upgrade to the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
  • The new authorized capital was created in connection with the listing of Social Chain AG on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's Prime Standard, which is planned for this year.
  • The resolution on the creation of the authorized capital also explicitly provides for a possible listing of Social Chain AG on a foreign stock exchange.
  • Wanja S. Oberhof, CEO of Social Chain AG: "We are planning to move to the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange before the end of the year.

Schneider Electric Moves Forward With Its Sustainability Impact Targets, Mobilizing Support From Employees, Partners and Customers

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 7:32am

Schneider Electric , the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published today its half-year progress overview on setting up and advancing on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets.

Key Points: 
  • Schneider Electric , the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published today its half-year progress overview on setting up and advancing on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets.
  • By engaging, training, and supporting the sustainable transformation of each of its 1,000 partners, the Group will sharply reduce its Scope 3 emissions.
  • As the digital partner for efficiency and sustainability, Schneider Electric also continues to support its customers in attaining their own sustainability goals, with digital innovation and solutions.
  • Find out more on Schneider Sustainability Impact, results and highlights:

Schneider Electric and the Global Footprint Network Partner on “100 Days of Possibility” Initiative to Promote Solutions to Fight Climate Change

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:04pm

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Global Footprint Network (GFN), a research organization that tracks how the world manages natural resources, today launched the 100 Days of Possibility initiative.

Key Points: 
  • Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Global Footprint Network (GFN), a research organization that tracks how the world manages natural resources, today launched the 100 Days of Possibility initiative.
  • The initiative seeks to promote solutions that help address climate change and biodiversity loss.
  • Schneider Electric, named worlds most sustainable corporation by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index showed its support of the initiative by submitting six of its climate solutions to the 100 Days list.
  • All three solutions will be highlighted during the launch of the 100 days initiative and Schneiders remaining three contributions will be featured throughout the project.

Schneider Electric and the Global Footprint Network partner on "100 Days of Possibility" initiative to promote solutions to fight climate change

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 6:30pm

The initiative seeks to promote solutions that help address climate change and biodiversity loss.

Key Points: 
  • The initiative seeks to promote solutions that help address climate change and biodiversity loss.
  • Schneider Electric, named world's most sustainable corporation by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index showed its support of the initiative by submitting six of its climate solutions to the "100 Days" list.
  • All three solutions will be highlighted during the launch of the "100 days" initiative and Schneider's remaining three contributions will be featured throughout the project.
  • We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

Two Years Running, Neptune Software Recognized in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 5:36pm

OSLO, Norway, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Neptune Software, a global leader in low-code, rapid application development platforms, announced it has been recognized in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms [MXDP] for the second year in a row.

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  • OSLO, Norway, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Neptune Software, a global leader in low-code, rapid application development platforms, announced it has been recognized in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms [MXDP] for the second year in a row.
  • Matthias Steiner, CPO at Neptune Software continues: "Neptune Software has seen steady growth in recent years and continues to strengthen its position as the most native low-code app development platform for SAP customers.
  • Furthermore, Gartner outlines that "A multiexperience development platform (MXDP) offers development teams an opinionated and integrated set of front-end development tools and "backends for frontends'' capabilities.
  • Neptune Software offers with its Neptune DXP, a leading low-code, SAP-centric, enterprise app development platform to digitize and optimize business processes and user interfaces at scale and with ease.

Innovative Boat Lift Manufacturer Selects OptiProERP with SAP Business One to Streamline Operations

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Basta Boatlifts , the inventor and maker of premium hydraulic Over-Center boat lifts, plans to deploy OptiProERP with SAP Business One to streamline its manufacturing operations and grow more efficiently.

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Basta Boatlifts , the inventor and maker of premium hydraulic Over-Center boat lifts, plans to deploy OptiProERP with SAP Business One to streamline its manufacturing operations and grow more efficiently.
  • Basta Boatlifts reviewed NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics, WorkWise, ECi M1 and Visibility before selecting OptiProERP with SAP Business One.
  • As SAP Business One's strategic industry and OEM partner, OptiProERP natively embeds its industry-specific solutions directly into SAP Business One's core ERP and financial modules, delivering a fully integrated solution for manufacturing and distribution.
  • OptiProERP delivers best-in-class industry functionality embedded into SAP Business One, the market-leading business management platform for small and midsize enterprises.

Google Cloud and SAP Partner to Accelerate Business Transformations in the Cloud

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

SUNNYVALE, Calif. andWALLDORF, Germany, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Google Cloud and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced an expanded strategic partnership to help customers execute business transformations, migrate critical business systems to the cloud, and augment existing business systems with Google Cloud capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

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  • SUNNYVALE, Calif. andWALLDORF, Germany, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Google Cloud and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced an expanded strategic partnership to help customers execute business transformations, migrate critical business systems to the cloud, and augment existing business systems with Google Cloud capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
  • Under this expanded partnership, Google Cloud will be a strategic cloud partner for the RISE with SAP offering.
  • In addition, customers can benefit from the planned global availability of multiple SAP services and products on Google Cloud's reliable, scalable cloud infrastructure and high-speed network, including the SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud solutions within SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP).
  • We're delighted to partner with SAP to accelerate business' digital transformations with SAP on Google Cloud and with next-generation cloud capabilities," said Rob Enslin, President at Google Cloud.

H.I.G. Growth Partners Leads $50 Million in Series D Funding for Suzy

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:00am

Capital, is pleased to announce its growth investment in Suzy, Inc. (Suzy or the Company), a leading, rapidly growing market research software platform.

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  • Capital, is pleased to announce its growth investment in Suzy, Inc. (Suzy or the Company), a leading, rapidly growing market research software platform.
  • The $50 million growth financing is a Series D equity round led by H.I.G., with additional participation from existing investors, including Foundry Group, Rho Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and Triangle Peak Partners.
  • Suzy has raised $100 million in venture capital funding from investors that include Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Foundry Group, H.I.G.
  • Growth Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, Triangle Peak Partners, and Kevin Durants 35 Ventures.

DGAP-News: AIXTRON successfully continues growth / Order intake plus 90% / Revenues increased again / Significantly improved profitability / Doubling of EBIT / Order intake guidance raised once more

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:00am

At the end of the quarter (June 30, 2021) the equipment order backlog reached EUR 295.0 million, the highest volume in the past decade.

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  • At the end of the quarter (June 30, 2021) the equipment order backlog reached EUR 295.0 million, the highest volume in the past decade.
  • AIXTRON also strongly increased revenues and profits in the first half of 2021 and significantly improved profitability.
  • At EUR 117.2 million, revenues (including service and spare parts) exceeded the corresponding prior year figure (EUR 97.0 million) by 21%.
  • In the second quarter, revenues rose to EUR 67.7 million, 37% higher than in the opening quarter of the year (EUR 49.5 million).