Tag: Sustainability

An ocean of solutions to plastic pollution at SEA circular conference

On Thursday 14 November 2019, the SEA of Solutions was wrapped up after four days of discussing how to combat plastic waste at the United Nations’ Conference Center in Bangkok. The conference was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia, COBSEA. Through the initiative SEA…

Finalists revealed for tomorrows Nordic Awards Night

NordCham Philippines have announced the names of the companies, that are the finalists for this year’s Nordic Awards Night 2019 taking place at the Fairmont Makati Ballroom on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6-10 PM. The Awards are given to Nordic-affiliated companies in the Philippines who exemplify Nordic values and commitment to UN Sustainable Development…

Nordic ambassadors call for green energy in Indonesia

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The respective ambassadors from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark in Indonesia have taken it upon them to show the South-East Asian nation that renewable energy is within reach without costing a fortune according to Jakarta Post. The mission follows Indonesia earlier expressed desire to follow in the foot-steps of the Nordics in investing in green…

Swedish investors to support island in sustainability project

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93 million. That’s how many straws Indonesians sucks their way through each day. And of the 9,8 billion plastic bags they use every year, almost 95 percent end up as waste. In Western Indonesia the North Sumatra Provincial Government has therefore decided that it’s time to cope with large amounts of plastic waste, and one…

New reviews on opportunities in Indonesia for Norwegian businesses

Participants reviewed opportunities in Indonesia for business expansion and investment by Norwegian businesses in an Indonesian Business Discussion, initiated by the Indonesian Embassy in Oslo, Norway. The event is a follow up to the earlier bilateral meeting between the Indonesian and Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministers in Jakarta on 30 May 2016, according to a press…

Danish traditions to help Singapore become world’s first Smart Nation

All over the world cities are focusing on becoming ‘Smart Cities’, and as many have already acknowledged, a Smart City is not only regarding technology, but also sustainability and human beings. For the latter of the two, Denmark is one of the world-leading countries, and Singapore shows a great interest in the Danish “overall way of thinking”…