Press Releases

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.

An extra SEK 38 million to Fairtrade farmers

Feb 23, 2015 08:10 GMT Löfbergs UK With social and eco-receipts, Löfbergs wants to show coffee lovers that buying organic and Fairtrade labelled coffee makes a difference. In 2014, Löfbergs's customers contributed to the Fairtrade cooperatives getting an extra premium of SEK 38 million.

Feb 18, 2015 07:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight Today the list of brands in Sustainable Brand Index 2015 is released. This year the list includes more than 700 brands in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. New brands include Starbucks, Colgate-Palmolive and Orkla Foods.

Scandic nominated for European Diversity Awards

Sep 30, 2014 08:39 BST Scandic Hotels Nordic hotel chain Scandic’s Accessibility Director, Magnus Berglund, has been shortlisted for the European Diversity Awards in the category “Hero of the year”. The awards ceremony takes place in London on 2 October.

The hotel chain Scandic nominated for prestigious German Sustainability Award

Sep 17, 2014 14:17 BST Scandic Hotels Scandic is one of three nominees for the internationally recognised German Sustainability Award “Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis.” Scandic is also the first hotel chain ever to be nominated. The award, which goes to people, cities and companies that promote the idea of a sustainable society, received 800 submissions this year.

Jul 15, 2014 10:57 BST Thule Group Thule Group has actively fostered and been involved in the core values of sustainability and the environment since it was founded over 70 years ago. Through the membership in EOCA Thule increase the engagement and further cooperation with a large number of other actors in the outdoor, sports and leisure industry to preserve sensitive natural areas and ecosystems.

Jul 10, 2014 15:20 BST Vegware

Jun 20, 2014 12:18 BST Next Level Information Shipping Australia, Emerald Grain, Stephen Mullighan MP, Sydney Ports and others to share views and experiences at joint ICHCA-SAFC conference in Adelaide this October.

Environmental permit granted for LNG terminal in Gothenburg

Jun 10, 2014 07:13 BST Port of Gothenburg The County Administrative Board in Västra Götaland has granted Swedegas and Vopak LNG Holding a permit under the Environmental Code for an LNG – liquefied natural gas – terminal at the Energy Port in Gothenburg. The terminal will be capable of supplying shipping, industry and heavy transport with gas as fuel as they make the switch from oil.

Jun 03, 2014 15:36 BST Vegware