Category: Circular economy

Yindii launches a mobile application to connect consumers with food joints to tackle climate change

Yindii, a Thai anti-food-waste startup, launches a mobile application designed to match hungry, deal-seeking Bangkok residents with environmentally-conscious restaurants, grocery stores and cafes offering delicious food that could otherwise go to waste. Through its discounted “flash sales,” Yindii helps battle an escalating societal problem while enabling restaurants to gain potentially lost revenue. Yindii’s mobile application…

Denmark tops in environmental performance

Denmark ranks 1st in the world, when it comes to environmental performance according to the EPI Index 2020. The Environmental Performance Index is produced by Yale University and compares the environmental performance of 180 countries. Finland ranks the 7th, Sweden the 8th and Norway on the 9th from the list, representing on how the Scandinavians…

Sustainability Solutions: 5 Steps Going Ahead Of Time

Working toward a sustainable future is one of the most important steps we can take to create a better world in the coming years. Check out some of the technology and methods that are showing huge promise for the future of sustainability to learn more. Supply Chain Control One area where there’s a lot of…

Government of Denmark launched Global Climate Action Strategy

The Danish government launched on 1 October 2020 its new global climate action strategy “A Green and Sustainable World” setting the direction for Denmark’s international climate efforts over the years ahead. In the fight against climate change, Denmark has set the goal to reduce its emissions by 70% in 2030 and to reach climate neutrality…

Carbon neutral by 2030: KONE sets ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target

The Finnish KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, announced on 29 September that it has set science-based targets for significant reductions in its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the year 2030. KONE’s targets are the most ambitious in the industry and have been validated against the latest climate science by…

Sweden supports Cambodia environmental awareness, gender equality

Supported by Embassy of Sweden in Phnom Penh and UNDP, the Ministry of Environment and National Council for Sustainable Development have produced educational materials on the environment for Cambodian students. Educating students on single-use plastic reduction and other environmental practices will contribute to a more sustainable future. On 22 September 2020, UNDP Cambodia announced that…

Tetra Pak reveals 2020 sustainability report “Enabling Transformation”

On 16 September 2020 – Tetra Pak, a world-leading processing and packaging solutions company, released the 2020 sustainability report “Enabling transformation”, signifying a new stage of the company’s ongoing journey and highlighting the company’s approach to sustainability which encompasses the entire value chain. The report emphasises the importance of addressing the interconnected nature of the…

European Union in Indonesia invites to a webinar on Green Growth Corporation

The European Union in Indonesia invites to join the EU Ambassador Vincent Piket in a public discussion on the importance of building capacity for #GreenGrowth in EU-Indonesia relations, on 17 September 2020 at at 3:30 pm Jakarta time. Register to join the discussion on Zoom Or watch the YouTube live stream here

Ambassador Thorgaard visited Pandora factory plant

The Danish Ambassador H.E.Jon Thorgaard together with Head of Trade and Commercial team, Mr. Nils Robenhagen and Senior Trade Officer, Khun Umaporn Mukdasathien, visited Pandora Factory Plant on 11 September 2020. The Danish embassy met with the team of Executives from Pandora who gave a tour of the site along with presentations on the upcoming…

Danish companies work towards Sustainable Development Goals

On 19 September 2020, the Danish embassy in the Philippines published work for SDG week: A number of organisations & companies in Denmark celebrate ‘Verdensmålsugen’ to mark the fifth year of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Due to COVID19 all events are livestreamed & free to attend (the events are in Danish). Find…