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Swedish Innovation Company and Leading Chinese University Continues Development for Sustainable Urban Food Production in China

Swedish Innovation Company and Leading Chinese University Continues Development for Sustainable Urban Food Production in China

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2013 06:31 GMT

Shanghai, November 5th, 2013. Following the inauguration of the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center in April 2013, Plantagon and Tongji University now execute joint efforts to develop solutions for urban agriculture in China. A binding agreement for three years will be signed on Tuesday November 5th.

SWEDISH CEO OF THE YEAR: "BUSINESS AS USUAL IS OVER"

SWEDISH CEO OF THE YEAR: "BUSINESS AS USUAL IS OVER"

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2013 23:37 BST

London, UK, October 1st, 2013. Hans Hassle, a pioneer within CSR and CEO of Swedish innovation company Plantagon International AB urged businessmen, entrepreneurs and NGOs at the Economist Sustainability Innovations Summit in London to create profits by being accountable to society at large and not only to their shareholders.

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.

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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.

Plantagon wins 2012 Silver Stevie Award for "Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe"

Plantagon wins 2012 Silver Stevie Award for "Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe"

News   •   Aug 15, 2012 20:53 BST

Plantagon was named the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the "Most Innovative Company in Europe" category in The 9th Annual International Business Awards on August 15th, 2012. The award is recognizing product or business innovation in the past year. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 300 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

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Business as Usual is Over

Business as Usual is Over

Blog posts   •   Dec 06, 2013 14:54 GMT

UNITED KINGDOM, December 5th. Article published in Farming Monthly International http://www.farmingmonthly.co.uk/news/7966-business-as-usual-is-over/

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

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Plantagon is setting up the Tongji-Plantagon Research Center with Tongji University, Shanghai. Under the auspices of His Majesty King Car...

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The Plantagon Greenhouse - Linköping model viewed from the south side

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The Plantagon Greenhouse - updated Linköping model with greenhouse and office area combined. View from the south side, showing the greenh...

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The Plantagon Greenhouse - Linköping model viewed from the north side

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

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Coca-Cola Enterprises held its first Sustainability Innovation Summit, supported by the Economist Intelligence Unit, to explore how organ...

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Business as Usual is Over

Business as Usual is Over

Hans Hassle, a pioneer within CSR and CEO of Swedish innovation company Plantagon International AB urged businessmen, entrepreneurs and N...

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

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Plantagon International has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tongji University in Shanghai, on July 4th, 2012. The MOU state...

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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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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.

Speakers (with short bios) at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2013

Dr. Dickson Despommier Dr. Jan De Wilt Prof. Oren R Lyons Ms Elisabeth Nilsson, Governor of Östergötland County. Dr. Anthony Socci Prof. Ulf Ranhagen Ms Danielle Nierenberg Prof. Beatrix Alsanius Mr Antoni Vives i Thomas Prof. Lou Yongqi,

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
  • CEO of Plantagon International AB
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  • +46(0)8 410 165 60
  • +46(0)709179400
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