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Kappahl becomes Sustainable Apparel Coalition member

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2018

Kappahl, a leading Swedish fashion chain, has become a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), to help accelerate the development of sustainable working methods and solutions in the fashion industry. SAC is an organisation working to create a sustainable fashion...

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Sweden offers its expertise for developing smart cities in India

By : sustainabilityo..., May 19, 2017

Sweden has offered its expertise and technology in environment-friendly public transport and solid waste management for developing smart cities in India. This emerged during a meeting of Sweden...

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Sweden to spend up to $3.5 million on renewable energy R&D in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Sweden has earmarked a sum of $2.5-3.5 million towards research and development on renewable energy in India. 


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Smart cities: The Swedish think it's about economic, ecological, and social sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 8, 2015

A definition overload afflicts all discussions around smart cities but the Swedish thinking appears to be uncomplicated and more functional - much like the Scandinavian design movement of the 1950s.

Business Today recently met the Swedish Minister for Housing, Urban...

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Subject Tags: Smart Cities , Sweden

Sweden keen on opportunities in India's renewables space

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 3, 2014

At a time when India is embarking on an ambitious renewable energy plan, Sweden is looking for possible collaboration with the country in developing 'micro grids' which would help in increasing power availability by tapping green sources.
'Micro grid' generally...

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In Sweden, food tags now carry carbon footprint

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2009

STOCKHOLM: Shopping for oatmeal, Helena Bergstrom, 37, admitted she was flummoxed by the label on the blue box reading, "Climate declared: .87 kg CO² per kg of product." "Right now, I don't know what it means," said Bergstrom, a pharmaceutical firm employee. But if a new...

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Subject Tags: Business , food , Labor , Law , Sweden