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In Denmark we have a number of green sectors working in close collaboration to solve the problems of our common future. Start exploring!


Denmark - Becoming the State of Green

Sustainable economic growth and security of energy and water supply are among the greatest global challenges today. As the first country in the world, Denmark has decided to lead the transition and become a green and resource efficient economy entirely independent of fossil fuels by 2050.

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News 2015.10.05

Grontmij becomes part of Sweco to form a new European leader

'With one move, we have become the European leader. We now have a more prominent role in planning and designing the communities and cities of the future', says Tomas Carlsson, President and CEO of Sweco..With the acquisition, Sweco now has...

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Future Water: Setting new standards for drinking water supply

Innovative collaboration in the Danish water industry develops holistic solutions for sustainable and efficient water supply – tailor-made for export and use in water utilities worldwide....

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Our transition – public participation towards a low carbon economy

Co-create, co-develop, co-inspire - how do we cope with the present and future environmental and climate related challenges? A transition towards a more sustainable society needs legitimacy from both top and bottom of society. Climate change emanates from a number...

News 2015.10.05

New Publication Kick-Starts Danish Maritime Days 2015

. - Download the white paper publication.The global maritime industry is the back- bone of globalisation and international trade, contributing to human wellbeing through growth and development all around the world. But there is still great potential to increase the...

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Denmark – a world leading lab for green technologies

In the transition to a green and more energy and resource efficient society it is of vital importance that a transformation of the energy sector goes hand in hand with a focused effort within research, test and demonstration in order...

News 2015.10.01

Climate agreement between Copenhagen and New York

City collaboration across national borders is among the primary drivers of urban innovation, not least in terms of climate-adaptation. More than ever before cities are sharing ideas and learning from each other, which was underscored at Climate Week NYU 2015,...

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On the path to a sustainable 2050

Denmark - a Global Leader on climate and energy. The WWFrecognises the ambitious climate and energy policies of the Danish government as a gift to the earth for Denmark’s leadership. Read their reasons why here....

News 2015.10.01

Danes Recycle More Waste

The Waste Statistic 2013 describes the amount of waste produced in Denmark, broken down by type of waste such as household waste, construction waste and electronic waste, including how the waste was treated..-Related news: Food Waste in Denmark Down by 25...

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Visit Denmark on a State of Green Tour

Experience Danish solutions in the fields of energy, climate adaptation, water and environment. State of Green offers to create a tailor-made programme of site visits and business meetings with leading Danish companies, institutions and public authorities.


House of Green

House of Green is an interactive showroom and visitors' center located at the newly renovated Industriens Hus in the heart of Copenhagen. House of Green uses a combination of guided storytelling and self-exploration to showcase Danish integrated solutions and scenarios across the landscape of energy, water, climate, resources and the environment.


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