The following five news articles were the most read partner news at StateofGreen.com during the first six months of 2020. This is your chance to catch up on news items you may have missed that were popular with our readers.
Xiamen footpath system rises in South China
Just 18 months after Dissing+Weitling won a competition to design a 23-kilometre-long footpath system, including seven bridges, in the Chinese city of Xiamen, the project is already under construction. The footpaths make use of the mountainous and fertile landscape as potentials and restrictions, and seven very different bridges undulate and elevate the paths in line with the contours of the city. The bridge types have been carefully adapted to the different conditions. Read the news article here.
Danfoss Heating President Lars Tveen joins P4G Board
P4G has expanded its Board of Directors to include more private sector representation and inspiration for green growth. Aiming for climate neutrality within ten years, Danfoss is used to linking climate ambitions and growth. President of Danfoss Heating, Lars Tveen, is among the three new members on the P4G board. Lars Tveen has broad management experience, and he has held several leading positions within the multinational company Danfoss based in Denmark. Read the news article here.
Danish partnerships strengthen global efforts with emergency relief biscuits, secure water supply and sustainable fashion
Protein-rich biscuits used in emergency relief and clean drinking water in desert areas of Kenya. These are among the innovative solutions from partnerships supported by P4G, which this year supports 19 new partnerships, five of them with Danish participation. The Danish partners include, among others, DanChurchAid, Arla Foods Ingredients, Grundfos and Novozymes. Read the news article here.
The PtX-Alliance – a new strategic collaboration
The organizations Wind Denmark and Hydrogen Denmark have agreed to initiate a strategic collaboration with goals of securing the spread of Power-to-X (PtX) in Denmark and breaking down regulatory barriers. The two organizations have decided to name the collaboration: The PtX-Alliance. PtX is a crucial technological development in the realization of Denmark’s ambitions to reduce its footprint of greenhouse gasses by 70 pct. in 2030. Read the news article here.
Zero waste wind turbines
The world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer is also set to become the world’s first producer of zero waste wind turbines. This will be achieved by developing and implementing a new waste-management strategy, introducing a circular economy approach in the different phases of the value chain. At Vestas, enabling a more sustainable future has always been at the core of what the company does. Now, Vestas is expanding its sustainability focus beyond the positive contribution of its products to also address waste generated in the value chain. Read the news article here.