Press Releases

Chalmers offering a MOOC on sustainability in daily life

Jun 03, 2015 07:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology ​ChalmersX will launch its second MOOC on 8 June, Sustainability in Everyday Life. The course is directed to everyone, regardless of educational level, who is interested in learning how to live in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. ChalmersX's first MOOC, which pertains to the super-material graphene, has attracted just over 8,000 participants from all over the world.

May 04, 2015 12:01 BST ORBITAL SYSTEMS

Löfbergs is first with new sustainability verification

Mar 20, 2015 08:41 GMT Löfbergs UK

All consumer segments are increasingly positive towards shopping online

Mar 16, 2015 14:00 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015 shows that a majority in all its consumer segments are positive towards online shopping. This is the forth 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.

11 days left until the release of Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015

Mar 12, 2015 14:37 GMT Sustainable Brand Insight With only 11 days left until the release of Sustainable Brand Index™ 2015 it is time for our third edition of Sustainable Throwback Thursday. Every Thursday until the 23rd of March we publish a blog post analyzing interesting facts from the previous four indexes. Will this year’s index be similar to last year’s? Find out on the 23rd!

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.

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.