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Maximum profit - no longer a reason for a company to exist.

Maximum profit - no longer a reason for a company to exist.

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2013 16:32 BST

“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.”

In a historic Swedish-Chinese collaboration, the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center opens to tackle global food crisis

In a historic Swedish-Chinese collaboration, the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center opens to tackle global food crisis

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2013 09:58 BST

Swedish innovator Plantagon International, pioneer in innovative vertical urban agricultural solutions, is setting up the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center with Tongji University, Shanghai. Under the auspices of His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, the Consul General of Sweden in Shanghai Ms. Viktoria Li officially opened the lab during a formal ceremony at Tongji University on April 3rd.

Innovatie Netwerk, is awarded the Plantagon Award 2013 for the organization’s contribution to the field Urban Agriculture

Innovatie Netwerk, is awarded the Plantagon Award 2013 for the organization’s contribution to the field Urban Agriculture

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2013 19:23 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. The Dutch organization Innovatie Netwerk is awarded for being frontrunners in developing urban agriculture and vertical farming.

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 GMT

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.

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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 GMT

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 GMT

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.

Plantagon part of new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

Plantagon part of new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History

News   •   Nov 13, 2012 15:09 GMT

The Future of Food, in Our Global Kitchen. The American Museum of Natural History in New York is today opening a new exhibition where Plantagon is taking a part. The exhibition, Our Global Kitchen will be traveling around the world for around seven years. Plantagon CEO Hans Hassle and CFO Owe Pettersson are present in New York for the opening ceremony on November 13.

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 GMT

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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Press photo: Inauguration of the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center in Shanghai April 3rd

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Professor Ulf Ranhagen speaks at the Urban Agriculture Summit, January 2013

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One of our distinguished speakers is Ulf Ranhagen, Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology and Chief Architect at Sweco. Member of...

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Dr. Dickson Despommier Photo

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Dickson Despommier is a microbiologist, an ecologist, and emeritus professor of Public and Environmental Health at the Columbia Universit...

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Ambition Made Real - Hans Hassle, CEO, Plantagon. Sustainability Innovation Summit 2013.

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Plantagon signs memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai (video)

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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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Professor Ulf Ranhagen is one of the speakers at the Urban Agriculture Summit, January 2013

Ulf Ranhagen, Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology and Chief Architect at Sweco. Member of the Swedish Delegation for Sustainable Cities and Board Member of Mistra Urban Futures. A qualified regional and urban planner with broad experience of strategic urban planning, from the regional level to the detailed level, in Sweden and abroad.

BIO of Dr. Dickson Despommier - speaker at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013

Dickson Despommier is a microbiologist, an ecologist, and emeritus professor of Public and Environmental Health at the Columbia University. For 27 years he conducted research on cellular and molecular parasitism and held lectures and courses on Parasitic Disease, Medical Ecology and Ecology. In 1999, he founded the root for the idea of raising crops in tall buildings; so called vertical farming.

Invitation to The Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping

Transformative solutions on how we feed people in the urban era. Welcome to the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping, Sweden, in January 29-31, 2013.

Plantagon CENTEC folder in Chinese (Mandarin) for ENERCHINA, Beijing June 1-13

PLANTAGON參與會議的中國環境“ENERCHINA”從6月10日至6月13日在北京。看到更多的中國信息。 Plantagon is through CENTEC participating in ENERCHINA - June 10-13, 2012 in Beijing - the leading exhibition in China for the energy-saving, renewable energy, clean energy and environmental technologies, products and services with the unique support from China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

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  • CEO of Plantagon International AB
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