Nordic Corporate Responsibility workshop Bangkok invitation

The Nordic workshop ‘Responsible Business Conduct for Nordic companies in Thailand – What, Why and How’ will take place on Thursday, 9 November 2017 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok. Outcome for participants The participants will learn about the requirements and expectations of the International Framework UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, OECD…

Ulf Ohrling appointed Honorary Member by SwedCham Hong Kong

On 22 September the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong appointed Ulf Ohrling as an Honorary Member after his dedicated time as Chairman! Ulf has been chairman for sic appreciated years and has now handed over the post to Kristian Odebjer. Source: Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Danish start-up finalist in Singapore’s Global FinTech competition

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 15 September announced a Danish start-up, ERNIT, among the finalists for the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards. These are among the highlights of this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival, which will take place in Singapore from 13 to 17 November 2017. In May 2017, MAS published a…

Joint Nordic Jakarta reception: The Nordic Way

On 20 September the Embassy of Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark had invited high-level guests and important stakeholders to Shangri-La Hotel for a grand celebration themed ‘The Nordic Way‘. The Indonesian Minister for Environment and Forestry Ibu Siti Nurbaya Bakar and the Minister for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ibu Susi Pudjiastuti along with ambassadors from…

Swedish Ambassador promoted Swedish dads expo

In late September the Ambassador of Sweden Mr Dag Juhlin Dannfeldt met with Seri Hajah Rohani Abdul Karim, Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, to promote the Swedish dads photo exhibition project. The meeting was successful and the Minister gave an impressive presentation on improving gender equality in Malaysia, including on dads taking a…

Crown Prince of Denmark visiting China

Denmark is in focus as a knowledge nation as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Frederik André Henrik Christian is visiting the Chinese capital Beijing and the southern Chinese city Guangzhou during 23-26 September. When Denmark entered into a partnership agreement with China in 2008 on research, innovation and education, it was the largest Danish…

China, Indonesia, Vietnam joins Denmark in new climate alliance

The Denmark-inspired ‘Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030’ (P4G), a new global climate alliance aiming to become a new engine to drive green growth, was launched on 20 September in the UN Headquarters. Leaders from government, business and civil society launched P4G to drive inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic growth. P4G will…

Denmark and Singapore met in Climate Change Dialogue

The Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore hosted a Climate Change Dialogue on Monday 11 September 2017, putting the environment on the agenda. Representatives of both public and private sector agencies from Denmark and Singapore gathered in Singapore Sustainability Academy to share and discuss ideas and experiences on what concrete actions to take, concerning the environment.…