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  • ABB Installation Products has expanded its Elastimold solutions that make it easy to verify circuit status before performing maintenance. Building on more than a century of innovation and nearly 50 years of Elastimold technology, ABB collaborated with customers to develop the new Elastimold™ Tru-Break™ single-phase switchgear module and the new Elastimold™ Veri-Spike™ grounding-aid device that

  • Le Commandant Charcot, which recently became the first exploration cruise ship to reach the geographic North Pole, has signed up for ABB MarineCare services to ensure safe and sustainable operations. The comprehensive 10-year service agreement provides round-the-clock remote support, diagnostics and condition monitoring, as well as preventive and planned maintenance, and the critical spare parts

  • ABB announced today that Karin Lepasoon has been appointed Chief Communications & Sustainability Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. She will succeed Theodor Swedjemark, who as previously announced, has decided to leave the company. Lepasoon will assume her position latest on October 1, 2022, and Swedjemark will remain in his role and a member of the Executive Committee until then.

  • The shareholders of ABB have approved all the proposals by the company’s Board of Directors at its 2022 Annual General Meeting. As ABB continues to prioritize the health of its shareholders and employees, shareholders were not able to attend the virtual meeting in person but could exercise their shareholder rights via the independent proxy who represented 81 percent of the share capital with a

  • In response to the increasing need for action on climate change, industries are sharpening their focus on sustainability goals. In the latest ABB Decoded podcast, Peter Terwiesch, President of ABB’s Process Automation business area, discusses how the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) can play a pivotal role in helping enterprises meet their sustainability goals as well as profitability targets.

  • As the world moves towards green bus fleets, ABB solutions are leading to help cities worldwide discover the value of electrification and how it can help us all transition to cleaner and greener sustainable transportation. The St. Louis fleet will operate 18 New Flyer buses, seating approximately 60 people each, on the city's busiest routes and will be electrified by ABB's high-powered charging

  • ABB has released its Sustainability Report 2021, outlining the achievements of the company under the four pillars of its ambitious 2030 sustainability strategy. “Sustainability is central to ABB’s company Purpose and to our ability to generate value for our stakeholders across the whole value chain,” said ABB CEO Björn Rosengren. “I am very pleased that in 2021 we got off to an excellent start in

  • When entering the certification process three years ago, ABB took a closer look at measuring its practices and what needed to be done to better implement concrete actions to further improve their gender equity work environment. In 2020, ABB launched a new Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategy , focusing to improve three key pillars: governance, inclusive leadership & culture, and partnerships.

  • On today’s International Women’s Day, ABB commits to another important step on the way to strengthen gender diversity as part of its Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategy 2030. ABB has recently adopted the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles in order to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Established by UN Global Compact and

  • ABB has been awarded a contract worth around $30 million by the Canadian data and analytics company EarthDaily Analytics Corp. (EDA) to develop and manufacture next-generation multispectral imaging systems to be placed on 10 satellites (including an in-orbit spare) that will circle the Earth. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2022. Multispectral imaging systems capture data at specific