What is the solution for the massive electronic waste produced every year? A Danish company has found a green way to save the nature for electronic devices ending up in rivers and lakes in developing countries.
The Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen and the Danish Minister of Climate and Energy, Dan Jørgensen, has invited the president of the European Commission, the German Chancellor, the prime ministers from the Netherlands and Belgium and the climate ministers from these countries to the North Sea Summit. At the summit the countries, will announce the common aim of increasing the capacity 4-fold by 2030 (65 GW) and 10-fold by 2050 (150 GW).
The company B&W Vølund has revolutionized the waste management with emission reducing waste-to-energy plants.
Innovative employees find green solutions to reduce food waste in the food service industry.
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN FRANCE: The second round in the French presidential election will be held this Sunday. It is the first election after the yellow vests’ protests, and one of the big topics in the election is a just green transition.
The European Commission has presented a new circular economy package aiming to make almost all physical goods on the EU market more friendly to the environment. Carlsberg Group has already invented environmentally friendly packaging types.
In 2021 Johnson Controls Denmark won the CO-industri’s Cooperation Award. Johnson Controls Denmark got awarded for putting the green transition on the agenda at every meeting in the works council.
A just green transition requires workers involvement. A Norwegian company Glava has succeeded in finding climate change solutions by involving the workers. A “sustainability day” is one way to involve and generate green ideas that can improve environmentally sustainable production.
Despite widespread electrification there will still be emissions to address in 2030. Part of the solution should be carbon capture storage (CSS).
Pia Olesen and Nina Heidelbach work to enable the green transition at their workplace, the company Alfa Laval in Aalborg. Therefore, the two worker representatives have participated in HK Private’s course “Climate Activism at the Workplace”, and established a climate committee. HK is Denmark’s largest union for salaried employees.