What you need to know about the sinking of the “Grande America”

An oil slick is heading towards the French coast after the sinking of the Italian ship Grande America, which sank off La Rochelle. The vessel contained hazardous materials and 2,200 tonnes of heavy fuel oil in its holds. Hybrid ship between a ro-ro and a container ship with a length of 214 meters, the Grande […]

Bayer with first internet general meeting in Germany

Dusseldorf Werner Wenning stands in the usual calm pose at the lectern. The corporate logo is emblazoned behind Bayer’s head of the supervisory board, he reaches for the water glass a few times and welcomes the shareholders to this year’s general meeting. Wenning looks around the room as he looks into the faces of an […]

Bayer could survive the crisis easily – glyphosate dispute remains a burden

With the outbreak of the corona pandemic, Baumann has shifted the focus: The CEO positions Bayer as a socially committed group that has a relatively robust business thanks to its focus on medicines and agricultural products. Baumann will also announce this message in his speech to shareholders at the Group’s first virtual general meeting on […]

Henkel is canceling its forecast for the financial year

Carsten Knobel The CEO was hopeful that he would “manage the crisis as best as possible and emerge stronger from it”. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf The Corona pandemic also hits the Düsseldorf Henkel group hard. He is canceling his previous goals for the new financial year. “Since the Covid-19 pandemic has a global impact and its […]