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    ABB today published the invitation to its Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. The invitation can be found attached and at go.abb/agm. The Annual General Meeting 2024 will be held at Halle 550, Birchstrasse 150, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland, and will also be broadcast at go.abb/agm. Registration and admission cards Shareholders entered in the

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    Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange ABB today published its Integrated Report, which is the company’s primary report at Group level. The report integrates the most important material information about the company’s strategy, business, governance as well as its financial and sustainability performance. In addition to the Integrated Report, ABB’s 2023 Annual

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    Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange The ABB Board of Directors has appointed Morten Wierod as Chief Executive Officer. He will take office on August 1, 2024, and succeed Björn Rosengren, who will step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer effective July 31, 2024, and retire as of December 31, 2024. From August 1, 2024, until the end of the year,

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    At the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology, ABB will be demonstrating how digitalization and interoperability in smart functional buildings, modern living spaces and industry are already bringing energy efficiency benefits today and how innovations will support a more sustainable future. Saving energy is the easiest and quickest way to protect the climate. The building

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    ABB announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SEAM Group, a major provider of energized asset management and advisory services to clients across industrial and commercial building markets. The acquisition will complement ABB’s Electrification Service offering, bringing significant additional expertise to customers in the areas of predictive, preventive, and corrective

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    ABB has been recognized for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change by global environmental non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), securing a place on its annual ‘A List’. Based on data reported through CDP’s 2023 Climate Change questionnaire, ABB is one of a small number of companies that achieved an ‘A’ - out of over 21,000 companies scored. In 2023, over 740

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    ABB’s Electrification business area announces the appointment of Sandra Pedro to the newly created role of Director, Sales and Marketing for the Utility market, Electrification, Canada.  Pedro joins ABB from Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), a national, not-for-profit industry association, where she was responsible for the strategic management of members and corporate partnerships. Prior to EFC,

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    ABB today announced that the Board of Directors will propose Johan Forssell and Mats Rahmström as new members for election at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 21, 2024. They will replace Jacob Wallenberg and Gunnar Brock who have decided not to stand for re-election. Jacob Wallenberg has been Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2015 and a non-executive member since

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    ABB today announced that it has agreed to acquire Canadian company Real Tech, a leading supplier of innovative optical sensor technology that enables real-time water monitoring and testing. Through the acquisition, ABB will expand its strong presence in the water segment and complement its product portfolio with optical technology critical for smart water management. Financial terms of the

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    In its continual efforts to enhance customer experience, ABB is investing in Lumin, the US-based pioneer and leading provider of responsive energy management solutions, to bring new smart and sustainable technologies to homes in North America. ABB led the strategic investment with participation from Lumin's primary institutional investor, Carbon Drawdown Collective, and its other incumbent

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    ABB has signed an agreement with UK-based gravity energy storage firm Gravitricity to explore how hoist expertise and technologies can accelerate the development and implementation of gravity energy storage systems in former mines. Gravitricity has developed GraviStore, an innovative gravity energy storage system that raises and lowers heavy weights in underground shafts – to offer some of the

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    ABB has earned this year’s Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award in the global emissions monitoring systems industry. Frost & Sullivan’s global team of Growth Pipeline experts chose ABB based on its visionary understanding of future world challenges, the deployment of best practices and strategic analytics, as well as innovation and technical expertise in emissions monitoring and methane gas

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    Setting a new standard for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, ABB’s Terra AC Wallbox product family is now available through select ABB Installation Product electrical distribution partners across Canada. The solutions offer tailored, intelligent, and networked charging for business, home and a wide range of locations such as commercial or public facilities, workplaces, multifamily

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    ABB has secured a third contract with GHGSat, the global leader in high-resolution greenhouse gas monitoring from space, to manufacture optical sensors for their C12, C13, C14 and C15 satellites set to launch into orbit in 2024. The new satellites will join GHGSat’s expanding constellation which detects and quantifies industrial gas leaks from space. ABB has built the payloads – the instruments

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    Delivering easy-to-use and seamless payment options for consumers is one of the most criticalcomponents in accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles (EV). ABB E-mobility has enhanced its customer offering with the acquisition of Vourity, a Swedish start-up with award-winning cloud-basedtechnology for payment of EV charging. Vourity’s technology simplifies the driver’s life at the charging

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    ABB has been awarded a contract by EV infrastructure company Polara to provide e-mobility Compact Secondary Substation (CSS) skid-mounted power distribution units to charge and electrify vehicle fleets in Canada and the United States. As part of the exclusive collaboration, ABB is supplying power distribution skids for the Polara CHRGPK™, an optimized modular design unit that will offer various

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    ABB and Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) have signed a long-term partnership agreement to collaborate on continued operational excellence and ship performance across the cruise company’s fleet using systematic maintenance planning, critical spares management, and cutting-edge digital solutions for condition monitoring. The contract was booked in Q3 2023. The 15-year agreement

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    ABB announced today that Mathias Gaertner has been appointed General Counsel and Company Secretary and a Member of the Executive Committee. He will join ABB in 2024 and succeed Natalia Shehadeh, who has held the position of General Counsel and Company Secretary ad interim since June 1, 2023, and who in the future will focus on her role as Chief Integrity Officer of ABB. Natalia will remain in her

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