Latest Scandinavian Sustainability News

Tetra Pak Signs MOU to Promote School Milk Carton Recycling

Tetra Pak, the leading Swedish packaging solutions company, signed on 4 July 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding with the key partners of the Bangkok School Milk Carton Recycling Project. The project is initiated by Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand – originally established by Denmark – in collaboration with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Fiberpat Limited (recycling…

Norwegian Scatec Solar delivers third solar power plant in Malaysia

Norwegian solar integrator Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected its third solar power plant in Malaysia, the 66 MW (DC) Merchang plant. The company now has a total of 197 MW in operation in Malaysia. “We are pleased to have reached another important milestone together with our partners in Malaysia. This also marks the…

Norwegian DNV GL to help Singapore with floating solar power project

Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB), has contracted Norwegian technical consultancy DNV GL to help with its 50 MW floating solar PV project at the Tengeh Reservoir in the island nation’s northwest region. DNV GL’s job is to be the technical advisor for project which, upon completion, will be one of the largest single floating solar…

Denmark’s BioMar worked with Chinese firm to supply sustainable fish feed

Denmark’s BioMar, fish feed manufacturing company, signed an agreement with Minze Long Yang Xi, China’s largest trout farmer to supply high performance fish feed with almost half the environmental footprint compared to local Chinese feed. According to an announcement on BioMar’s website, the signing ceremony was held at the presence of BioMar’ representatives and a…

Finland’s circular economy initiative presented to ASEAN

While the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) was taking place in Helsinki the Embassy of Finland Bangkok co-organised ‘Finland towards the circular economy’ seminar, held at the Asean Sustainable Energy Week 2019 in Bangkok. This gave Finland a perfect opportunity to showcase Finnish solutions and present the country’s ambition and roadmap towards being a global…

Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr: Iceland’s new ambassador to Singapore

In May Iceland’s fourth ambassador to Singapore, H.E. Sigríður Ásdís Snævarr, handed over her credentials. This was also the fourth trip ever to the Southeast Asian hub by this very experienced diplomat. “We are now celebrating our twentieth anniversary of diplomatic relations,” the ambassador tells ScandAsia, while in Singapore. Her return, versus the first visit…

Norway and Philippines activated 1st floating solar project  

SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), the joint venture between SN Power (Norwegian hydropower developer and investor) and Aboitiz Power Corp. (Filipino power investor) switched on its first 200-kilowatt (kw) floating solar project to provide power to SNAP-Magat’s facilities over Magat Dam, one of the largest dams in the Philippines. At the switch-on ceremony taking place…

Norway funded Cambodia’s project on biodiversity

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded the project launched by Cambodia’s National Council for Sustainable Development (NCSD) with the technical assistance from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Biodiversity Finance Initiative is the name of the project launced on June 20. This project is expected to be a solution for protecting and maintaining Cambodia’s…

Global investment summit on SDG Impact initiative

Business for Peace organized “the Business for Peace Summit” in Oslo, Norway on May 15, 2019 to call for all global capital flows to advance the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 Agenda and to mark the Nordic Springboard of the United Nations’ SDG Impact initiative, which was a part of the summit. Based in Oslo, Business…

Pöyry to work in one of the biggest wind farm projects in Thailand

The 260 MW Hanuman Wind Farm Project owned by the Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (EA), the largest renewable energy company in the SET, chose Pöyry as its engineering provider to contribute engineering services for the WTG erection and commissioning of the wind farms. Recently entered commercial operation, the 260 MW Hanuman Wind Farm Project,…