Press Releases

Substantial fall in sulphur emissions in Gothenburg

Mar 10, 2015 07:15 GMT Port of Gothenburg Measurements at the Port of Gothenburg show that sulphur emissions from ships have fallen by 80 per cent since stricter rules came into force at the turn of the year.

Finnish consumers trust companies more than their Nordic Neighbours do

Mar 09, 2015 14:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight When consumers in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland were asked to rate their trust in companies on a scale from 1-7 Finnish consumers rated their trust the highest. This is the third trend from Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015. The full index will be released on the 23rd of March at an award ceremony at Nalen in Stockholm.

"Family Life" to colour up Art Quake Kyoto. The Japan Creativity Biennale.

Mar 08, 2015 22:11 GMT Marcel Schreur Marcel Schreur has been invited to show three of his works at Art Quake Kyoto.It is the first time that the original Dutch artist will exhibiting in Japan.From the 16th to the 22nd of March the Kyoto museum is the perfect platform for the Japan Creativity Biennale.Kyoto is the cultural and artistic heart of Japan.Artists from all over the globe are expressing their desire for peace.Inspiring many.

Eight out of every ten ships meet the northern European rules on sulphur

Mar 06, 2015 08:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology Emissions of sulphur from shipping fell sharply when the tightened EU rules came into effect at the start of the year. This is shown by recent measurements by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, at the entrance to Gothenburg Harbour in Sweden. But not all shipping lines appear to be complying with new stricter emission requirements.

Double-level knife disconnect terminal blocks with universal screw conn

Mar 02, 2015 10:52 GMT Phoenix Contact UK The compact UTT 2,5-2MT-P/P double-level knife disconnect terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact are available in various versions with one or two disconnect knives for conductors of up to 4 mm². The space-saving design with a 5.2 mm pitch allows for a high density in the controller wiring. Circuit identification is made easy through colour coded knife disconnect levers.

Scandic to open an international city resort in Stockholm – a unique destination & meeting place for the travelers of 2020

Mar 02, 2015 07:00 GMT Scandic Hotels In the spring of 2017, Scandic will open a completely new type of hotel in Stockholm – a city resort. The hotel will be a playful and beautiful oasis in the middle of the vibrant concrete jungle of the city. The design of the hotel is a long-term collaboration between Scandic Hotels, and the property owner, Stena Fastigheter.

Finnish Consumers have high awareness of corporate responsibility

Mar 02, 2015 06:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight The 2nd trend from Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015 has been released. The data shows that consumers in Finland have a higher level of awareness when it comes to the environmental- and social responsibility taken by companies than their nordic neighbors. However, this is mainly due to the fact that Finns have stronger opinions and are more confident about their own knowledge.

Feb 27, 2015 10:43 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council is pleased to announce that it will be supporting the South Staffordshire Breast Screening Service by providing suitable space and utility supplies at Uttoxeter Leisure Centre.

Feb 25, 2015 14:31 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council ​Since the introduction of the blue wheeled bins for recycling in 2009, residents across East Staffordshire have helped the Council to achieve an overall recycling rate of over 50 percent.

Feb 24, 2015 08:47 GMT Uppsala University In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University show that the Moringa seeds can be used for separation of different materials. Separation processes are very important in mining industries and the new knowledge could contribute to reduce the needs for expensive synthetic chemicals.