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Zurich commits to avoid 5 mln metric tons of CO2 emissions annually

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The FINANCIAL — Zurich Insurance Group, the leading insurer on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), is to become the first large institutional investor to prioritize the ‘impact’ rather than monetary amount of its impact investment portfolio. Zurich will focus on its targets of avoiding 5 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent emissions annually – the amount emitted in a year by one million cars – and improving each year the lives of 5 million people – comparable to the population of Ireland. As of the end of September, the portfolio helped avoid 2.9 million tons of CO2 equivalent emissions and…

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Zurich commits to avoid 5 mln metric tons of CO2 emissions annually

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The FINANCIAL — Zurich Insurance Group, the leading insurer on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), is to become the first large institutional investor to prioritize the ‘impact’ rather than monetary amount of its impact investment portfolio. Zurich will focus on its targets of avoiding 5 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent emissions annually –…

Nokia FWA enables 5G-powered ultra-fast broadband for Swisscom customers

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The FINANCIAL — Nokia has today announced that Swisscom will deploy Nokia FastMile 5G Receivers primarily in rural areas in Switzerland to offer ultra-fast broadband services. Nokia will be Swisscom’s exclusive supplier for 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA). The solution will help Swisscom to quickly meet demand for broadband services. The Nokia FastMile 5G Receiver combines the…

AWS plans to open data centers in Switzerland

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The AWS Europe (Zurich) Region will comprise three Availability Zones and join existing regions in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the UK. Currently, AWS provides 77…

Zurich revealed the winners of Innovation Championship 2020

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The FINANCIAL — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has selected the top three winners of its year-long competition for start-ups with innovative ideas that seek to solve some of society’s biggest challenges and provide protection from emerging risks. The Gold winner in the second edition of the Zurich Innovation Championship is ClaimFlo, a processing platform for property…

Zurich announced expansion of corporate travel insurance propositions

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The FINANCIAL — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is expanding its market-leading business travel product and services into a comprehensive solution that goes beyond helping businesses safeguard their employees from risks when traveling. The enhanced offering includes a larger international servicing network, broader insurance coverage and new capabilities to support travelers and risk managers through technology.…