Volvo cars where sustainability means caring and consideration

Volvo is one of the safest car brand in the market, which cares for the people and the environment we are living in. The sustainability program in Volvo is called “Omtanke”, which means caring and consideration in Swedish. Volvo wants to protect what is important to of all us. Omtanke – Sustainability program in Volvo […]

CO2 emission reduction in Maersk

Commitments for Sustainability in Maersk: Maersk is serious and committed to doing their business towards sustainability, in which the biggest goal is CO2 emission reduction Overview on Maersk Maersk is a Danish business conglomerate based in Copenhagen, Denmark with activities in transportation, logistics and energy sectors. Maersk is the world’s largest container ship and vessel […]

Smart Growth Workshop in Lyksele, Sweden

On our trip to Scandinavia we visited the northern, Lapland area of Lyksele to attend a smart growth workshop. During the three day intensive workshop we were put into groups based upon our mutual interest in predetermined topics. The topic that we partook in was of gender equality. During this workshop we were assigned to […]

Gender Equality in Practices

During the 3 day workshop in Lycksele, our team worked to develop on a brand new product called “Blue Dot”, which is an interactive open platform games for children and parents. Blue Dot serves as a supplementary education tool for parents and caregivers at school and at home combined with workshops to promote gender equality […]

Volvo Headquarters

    6/4/2018   While in Gothenburg, Sweden we had the opportunity to visit the Volvo headquarters where we spent a good portion of the day learning about the company, seeing some of their work done up close and personal in their factories, and test driving vehicles. Volvo is a Swedish car manufacturer and they […]

Smart Growth Workshop in Lycksele

28 May 2018: 5am we got up early heading to the airport from Stockholm to Umea and taking a bus for 1.45 hour to Lycksele for a 3-day idea development workshop on the theme of Smart Growth . There was so much travelling plus jet lag that I passed out and missed dinner with everyone. […]

Company Visit: Northvolt

Sustainable living is an important issue for many Swedes, which is why a company like Northvolt coming out of Stockholm is not surprising. Northvolt is a high capacity battery company lead by CEO Peter Carlsson. Carlsson spent years as CPO of Tesla, and after his departure from the company, was able to use his knowledge […]

Experiencing Norway

Norway Social Media and News When it comes to social media I fall all the way at the bottom of the popular list.  Keeping up to date on posting pictures and updating timelines.  Even making comments on others and responding to request have been a pain to me since the start of the social media wave. […]

Danish Society and Etiquette 101

Danish Society & Culture When visiting a Scandinavian country the most important preparation one can do is to read about the culture.  Becoming familiar with the country’s etiquette and learning the dos and don’ts before arriving will take you a long way. As an American visiting a Scandinavian country I noticed a few small differences that […]

Yay Scandinavia!

Oh, Scandinavia! Every company that we visited in Scandinavia displayed similar values: collaboration, social responsibility, green / eco-friendly initiatives. By utilizing hydro-power, wind-power, natural cooling, spruce bark, natural ingredients, talent and technological advances have positioned Scandinavia to be a world-leader in various market segments. By harnessing their natural resources and talent, their competitive advantage and edge […]