Gas congestion: The industry sees almost no potential for savings

Düsseldorf Energy-intensive companies in Germany see little room for significant reductions in gas consumption again in the coming months. This shows Handelsblatt research in several areas. After that, companies have long implemented technically feasible options to reduce energy consumption. According to the companies, further large savings could only be achieved if production was reduced. Representatives … Read more

Tooze economic historian on wealth and ethics

There was some outcry when Robert Hubbock went to Qatar and announced “in a wonderful way” a new “energy partnership” there, followed by a visit to the United Arab Emirates. Both countries that hardly meet our moral standards. You once said about the war in Ukraine: “What we need is stability … some dirty deal.” … Read more

Gas supply in Germany: a growing concern in industry – economy

Everyone fears that there will be no gas: consumers as well as companies and medium-sized enterprises. Concerns have grown in recent days as Russia cuts gas supplies. Federal Finance Minister Robert Hubeck (Greens) now wants to take steps to save gas. The minister announced at the weekend that consumption in the electricity sector and industry … Read more

Gas supply: industry in concern – economy

Everyone fears that there will be no gas: consumers as well as companies and medium-sized enterprises. Concerns have grown in recent days as Russia cuts gas supplies. Federal Finance Minister Robert Hubeck (Greens) now wants to take steps to save gas. The minister announced at the weekend that consumption in the electricity sector and industry … Read more

German companies return to the US

New York Just two weeks ago, Bonnie Tully, President of the Essen-based chemical group Evonik, announced its next investment: Evonik will build a new lipid production plant for mRNA in Indiana for a total of $ 220 million. dollars together with the US Government. Evonik lipids are already an important part of Biontech / Pfizer … Read more

Pink Elements wants to create the largest platform for environmental data

Munich Michael Hank is familiar with environmental technologies. He founded two start-ups in the field of water filtration, which are undertaken by large companies. Now the entrepreneur wants to create the largest environmental database in the world. “For example, there is very little freely accessible information about drinking water quality,” says the businessman. In addition, … Read more

Companies and the state have failed to make the chemical industry fit for the future

Sustainability as a megatrend has become “modern” in the true sense of the word. Led by global financial markets, the issue of sustainability has become the focal point of industry. They are anxiously looking for ways (exit) to be able to earn points on the field. But fear was never a good counselor. The fear … Read more

Bosch is investing an additional € 250 million in technology companies

Bosch The car supplier is now also successful as a technology investor. (Photo: dpa) Stuttgart The world’s largest car supplier, Bosch, has been providing venture capital to start-ups for almost 15 years. Four funds have already been launched. Now the fifth with a volume of 250 million euros is added. “Tickets are getting bigger and … Read more

The start-up C1 has prominent supporters

ΜA new company from Germany can hardly get significant business support. Jürgen Hambrecht, former Chairman of the Board and Supervisory Board of BASF, former CEO of Linde and now Chairman of the Continental Supervisory Board Wolfgang Reitzle, and Jim Hagemann Snabe, former CEO of SAP and current Chief Supervisor – all three have invested in … Read more

These German companies operate in the Xinjiang Uyghur region

workers in Xinjiang According to human rights activists, Uighurs, here a picture from 2018, will be forced into forced labor. (Photo: Reuters) Düsseldorf The Chinese government uses torture chairs and assault rifles to suppress Uighurs in retraining camps in Xinjiang. Muslim citizens are being arrested and imprisoned in their homeland, mainly on the pretext that … Read more