Nordic countries are at the forefront of the green transition and are leading the way in the development of a more sustainable economy. But some regions succeed better than others. Why is this so, and how can other regions learn from them?
What do a furniture company in Norway and a coffee producer in Sweden have in common? On the surface, very little – but both are among the over 300 companies in the Nordic region that are in the midst of restructuring for sustainable production, thanks to collaboration with the CIRCit research project.
The research project CIRCit held its final workshop presenting research results on how companies can transition to circular economy. The project contributes to the Nordic Council of Minister’s Vision 2030 towards greener Nordic societies.
The Nordic countries have committed themselves to ambitious climate goals towards 2050 in terms of developing energy efficient and low-carbon societies. To achieve these goals, extensive green transitions are needed in all areas of the Nordic societies and economies, facilitated by promoting green economic growth, sustainability and competitiveness in both the public and the private sectors.