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Press Releases • Apr 07, 2010 13:48 GMT
“Unfortunately corporations has become the most powerful institution on the planet. As we are not built for this purpose, but to maximize our profits, this demands a change of the corporate model as such. Being the dominant institution in any society always brings about a responsibility for the whole.”
Press Releases • Apr 07, 2010 17:43 GMT
The Swedish American Green Alliance SAGA website, a sustainability exchange for Swedish and American researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, journalists, legislators, activists, industry leaders, academics, NGOs published an article on Plantagon: http://sagastory.blogspot.com/2010/03/swecorp-and-onondaga-nation-team-up.html
Press Releases • Apr 08, 2010 18:18 GMT
MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka was selected by the jury of Globe Award´s Sustainability Innovation Award yesterday.
Press Releases • Jan 20, 2011 13:59 GMT
Plantagon has signed a letter of intent with the Botkyrka municipality in Sweden for establishing a vertical greenhouse. The project has received funding from the Swedish government's Clean-tech Initiative, the Delegation for Sustainable Cities. Construction is planned to begin in 2012.
Press Releases • May 13, 2011 08:12 GMT
STOCKHOLM – May 13, 2011 – Plantagon International AB announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the European business region.
Press Releases • Jul 19, 2011 11:58 GMT
Plantagon competes in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC. Plantagon International AB has together with companies such as H&M, Sandvik and Atlas Copco been selected as one of 15 Country Representatives for Sweden in the European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC.
Professor Dickson Despommier, Columbia University, is awarded the Plantagon Award 2013 for his contribution to the field Urban Agriculture
Press Releases • Jan 30, 2013 20:15 GMT
The Award is given out by the Plantagon Non Profit Association with the objective to underline the food security and safety issue. The awards are presented at the Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden. Professor Dickson Despommier, Columbia University, is awarded for his early and assiduous engagement for vertical farming.
Press Releases • Nov 30, 2012 16:24 GMT
LOS ANGELES, November 30, 2012 - The Swedish company Plantagon, creator of the Plantagon Greenhouse for urban agriculture, has been elected Winner of the Red Herring Top 100 Global Award. ”We are incredibly excited and grateful to have been selected as the winner among so many prominent companies from all over the world”, says Hans Hassle, Plantagon CEO.
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2012 08:11 GMT
The Swedish-American company Plantagon was awarded the 2012 SACC New York-Deloitte Green Award for their breakthrough green innovation within the food chain, the Plantagon Vertical Greenhouse. The award was presented by H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden at a Royal Gala Award Dinner on October 3 in New York. Representing Plantagon were CEO Hans Hassle and Chairman Professor Oren R. Lyons.
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Documents • Sep 20, 2011 12:25 GMT
Maximum profit is no longer a reason for a company to exist. By the year 2050, 80 percent of the world ́s population will live in cities. Already today we claimed 80 percent of the world ́s arable land. In response to this challenge, Plantagon presents a vertical greenhouse for the urban environment. (folder, English, 10 pages) www.plantagon.com
Documents • Sep 20, 2011 12:34 GMT
The Plantagon is a Greenhouse for vertical farming in urban areas. The Plantagon minimizes the need for energy, water and pesticides - as well as transportation- in the production of greens and vegetables. See this short folder for more information. (folder 10 pages) www.plantagon.com
Companization. Two different organizations – one non profit and one for profit - both on the foundation of the Earth Charter and the Global Compact. By implementing these two documents into the corporate articles of association we bring moral questions into an otherwise purely economic forum. equity, ethics and sharing becomes major principles at Plantagon. (Folder 20 pages) www.plantagon.com
Why should a tomato fly 10,000 km? We believe that The Plantagon Greenhouse will change the way we produce ecological and functional food dramatically. For instance, it will allow us to produce ecological tomatoes with clean air and water in urban environments, even in major cities. (English, 46 pages, July 2011) www.plantagon.com
The Ice is Melting in the North: Statement to the UN Peace Summit, August 28-31, 2000, by Oren R. Lyons
Documents • Sep 30, 2011 09:49 GMT
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.
Documents • Sep 30, 2011 08:31 GMT
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
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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
Nov 16, 12:00 - 16:00 GMT
House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC, USA