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Oren Lyons addresses the leaders of the world at UN General Assembly

Oren Lyons addresses the leaders of the world at UN General Assembly

Press releases   •   Apr 22, 2016 19:21 UTC

Hundreds of world leaders, businesses and civil society organizations gathered together at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to kick-start the implementation of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) and to sign the Paris Climate Agreement. Oren Lyons, Chairman and co-founder of Plantagon International, addressed the UN General Assembly at the Inaugural Ceremony today.

The City of Linköping is awarded the Plantagon Award 2013 for the city’s contribution to the field Urban Agriculture

The City of Linköping is awarded the Plantagon Award 2013 for the city’s contribution to the field Urban Agriculture

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2013 19:20 UTC

The Award is given out by the Plantagon Non Profit Association to underline the food security and safety issue. The awards are presented at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden. Linköping is awarded for breaking the ground for environmentally symbiotic systems, creating a unique fundament for hosting a full-scale, efficient and economically viable vertical greenhouse project.

International summit on global food security is bringing together leading researchers in Linkoping

International summit on global food security is bringing together leading researchers in Linkoping

Press releases   •   Jan 22, 2013 13:01 UTC

The question how we will secure the world's future food supply has globally become an increasingly hot issue due to climate change and the increasing shortage of arable land. International experts in food security, urban farming and agriculture will gather in Linkoping in Sweden, at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013, January 29-31, to discuss how we are going to feed the cities of the future.

Urban Agriculture - New offer in SymbioCity from Plantagon

Urban Agriculture - New offer in SymbioCity from Plantagon

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2012 11:00 UTC

Urban Agriculture has become a fast growing field for Swedish cleantech companies and is now launched as a new offer to the cities of the world through SymbioCity. Plantagon took the initiative to develop the new offer Urban Agriculture within SymbioCity, and the offer is delivered in cooperation with Plantagon's partners SWECO, SAAB, Combitech and Tekniska Verken.

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In warm remembrance of Chief Virgil Thomas

In warm remembrance of Chief Virgil Thomas

News   •   Jan 30, 2015 15:37 UTC

Today we took some time off at the Plantagon office to remember a fine, warm and greatly missed friend - the late Chief Virgil E. Thomas - Board Member and co-founder of Plantagon International. Our thoughts go to Chief Thomas' family and to the Onondaga Nation that lost one of its greatest leaders. Chief Thomas, age 73, chief of the Onondaga Turtle Clan, passed away November 9, 2014.

Swedish company Plantagon in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

Swedish company Plantagon in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

News   •   Nov 29, 2012 01:09 UTC

Swedish company Plantagon in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. Representing Plantagon in the finals – a live presentation before the Red Herring jury in Los Angeles November 27-29 – is Mr. S. Ramakrishnan, Area Manager, and Tadodaho Sidney Hill, Six Nations Confederacy, representing Plantagon's Board and owners, the Onondaga Nation. The winners will be announced November 29.

The Swedish company Plantagon is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

The Swedish company Plantagon is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award

News   •   Nov 27, 2012 17:43 UTC

The Swedish company Plantagon International, creator of the Plantagon Greenhouse for urban agriculture, is in the finals for the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. The Red Herring editorial team has selected the most innovative and promising companies from a pool of thousands from all over the world. The winners will be announced November 29 in Los Angeles.

The Swedish government’s clean-tech initiative offers to feed the cities of the world

The Swedish government’s clean-tech initiative offers to feed the cities of the world

News   •   Feb 28, 2012 15:37 UTC

Sweden launches a new offer to feed the cities of the world through SymbioCity, a network of Swedish companies and organizations within sustainable urban development, founded by the Swedish Government and Swedish Industry. The new offer Urban Agriculture, is a new way to cultivate food by building vertical greenhouses that reduce transport costs and emissions.

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The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16

The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16

Events   •   Sep 30, 2011 08:44 UTC

Welcome to the The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era? The seminar is held at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16. Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow, a city where consumers will have access to healthy and nutritious food in the...

Nov 16, 12:00 - 16:00 UTC

House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC, USA

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Two Row Wampum Belt Ceremony Stockholm November 2, 2015

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The delegation from the Iroquois Confederacy at the Two Row Wampum Ceremony in Stockholm, November 2, with Sweden's Minister for Enterpri...

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Plantagon Greenhouse Building B1, View 2 (Type for Linköping, Sweden)

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This is the type of Plantagon Greenhouse Building planned for Linköping. The slanted facade is adapted to temperate climate zones and sun...

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Plantagon Greenhouse Building B1 View 1 (Type for Linköping, Sweden)

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The Plantagon Greenhouse can be integrated into existing or new infrastructure to increase the efficiency regarding use of water, waste a...

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Plantagon Greenhouse Building, illustration 2

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By expanding the greenhouse vertically, the crops produced through Plantagon’s patented technology, in relation to the land area used, wi...

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Now we are here - about Plantagon today

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Now we are here - about Plantagon today with introduction by Plantagon CEO and founder Hans Hassle.

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The Plantagon Greenhouse - the development of our greenhouse

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The Plantagon Greenhouse - the development of our greenhouse

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Value Change for Survival - Plantagon Chairman Chief Oren R. Lyons

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Value Change for Survival - Plantagon Chairman Chief Oren R. Lyons speaks about what is needed for the future.

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The Plantagon Message

The Plantagon Message

The Plantagon Message - Indigenous Peoples of the World through the voice of Oren Lyons, Chairman of the Board of Plantagon International...

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Plantagon Opening Right - text on the City Exclusivity Certificate

Text from a Plantagon Opening Right document: "The city holding this document has chosen to be a part of the Plantagon 100 Cities Initiative. The Opening Right gives the holding City an exclusive right to initiate a development process of a Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse." Read the full text in this document.

Plantagon Urban Agriculture - presentation in 10 slides - from the Urban Agriculture Summit, in Washington D.C. November 16, 2011. A complete solution within Urban Agriculture. Available in sizes from 36 to 142 meters in diameter. Producing and selling organic food inside cities. LEED-certified. Latest cleantech solutions secures energy efficiency and recycling of water and waste.

The Ice is Melting in the North: Statement to the UN Peace Summit, August 28-31, 2000, by Oren R. Lyons

Leaders of the World! I bring you greetings from the Indigenous peoples of the north and the great Turtle Island, now called North America. I bring you the most urgent message brought to our annual gathering of traditional elders and youth by a runner from the north, from Greenland: The ice is melting in the north... (Statement to the UN Peace Summit, August 28-31, 2000, by Oren R. Lyons)

Invitation to The Urban Agriculture Summit: "How do we feed people in the urban era?" at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16.

Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow, a city where consumers will have access to healthy and nutritious food in their neighbourhood. When: November 16th, 2011, 1 PM to 5 PM Where: House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC