Jan 18, 2013 16:14 GMT The Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, January 29-31, gathers experts and academia from all over the world to discuss transformative solutions on how to feed people in the urban era. One of the keynote speakers is Cecilia Hertz, industrial designer with a vast experience in interior design for space vehicles. She will talk about how space solutions could be applied in tomorrow's cities.
Jan 10, 2013 14:45 GMT The Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31, gathers international experts, industry representatives and academia to discuss transformative solutions on how to feed people in the urban era. Two of the keynote speakers are Jan Staël von Holstein, Professor at the The College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai, and Mr. Dennis Pamlin, the UN Global Compact.
Jan 10, 2013 07:10 GMT The Urban Agriculture Summit in Linköping, Sweden, January 29-31, gathers experts, decision makers, industry leaders and academia from all over the world to discuss how to feed people in the urban era. Two of the keynote speakers are Dr. He Jie, Nanyang Technical University in Singapore, and Maria Wetterstrand, former member of the Swedish parliament and leader of the Swedish green party.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 26, 2012 06:00 BST Hans Hassle is a pioneer in Corporate Citizenship and CSR. He has dedicated his life to learn about, experiment with and manage commercial organizations and how to use them better for the common good. His book "Business as Usual is Over" is about this challenge. Hassle was awarded European CEO of the Year 2012 Sweden, recognized as “A world leader in the field of corporate social responsibility”.
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.
Jan 20, 2012 00:21 GMT Presentations from the Plantagon Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, held at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. on November 16, are presented here http://event.plantagon.com/urbanagriculture/ Participating experts were Professor Oren Lyons, Chairman Plantagon International; Keith Curtis, Senior Energy Advisor, US Department of Commerce; Tony Socci, US Environmental Protection Agency, and many more.