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2022
06
April
2022
| 09:30 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group’s 2021 Sustainability Report outlines the progress made at the end of the first year of working to achieve our 2030 sustainability strategy. ...
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31
March
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group has decided to permanently close its operations in Russia and Belarus. This decision follows VELUX Group’s suspension last month of all activities in Russia and Belarus in connection with the invasion of Ukraine....
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23
March
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The Healthy Homes Barometer 2022 provides data on indoor climate, its impact on health and life satisfaction and the economic benefits of investing in healthy buildings. ...
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15
March
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group announce that 90 percent of its sloped roof window packaging is now plastic-free and instead made of a paper-based single material...
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02
March
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
All VELUX operations in Russia and Belarus are suspended until further notice. This includes taking, delivering and servicing orders. IT systems are closed, all financial transactions between VELUX and these countries are suspended and all employees ...
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2021
22
December
2021
| 12:39 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group, COWI and EWII reflect on the impact that the Urbantech programme has had on their business practices and collaboration with start-ups.  ...
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15
December
2021
| 11:55 Europe/Copenhagen
The 2021 edition of the Best Use of Natural Light Prize was revealed at the World Architecture Festival and the winner was presented by Programme Director Paul Finch from WAF and special advisor Tina Christensen from the VELUX Group. The prize was aw...
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08
December
2021
| 10:05 Europe/Copenhagen
Anders Götzsche will join the VELUX Group by 1 June 2022. As Group CFO, Götzsche will be part of the VELUX Group management team. ...
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17
November
2021
| 13:17 Europe/Copenhagen
The sustainable buildings and communities concept Build for Life addresses multiple challenges in the building industry, based on a new way of thinking about new and existing living spaces. ...
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17
November
2021
| 13:17 Europe/Copenhagen
As a partner project for 2023, the first prototype of Living Places will be built in a partnership between EFFEKT architects, MOE Engineers, Enemaerke & Petersen contractors and the VELUX Group. ...
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04
November
2021
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Topics discussed at the event ranged from the importance of prioritising biodiversity in climate commitments to the business arguments for investing in science-based sustainability targets.In the midst of global climate negotiations at COP26 in Glasg...
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04
November
2021
| 11:09 Europe/Copenhagen
The first VELUX funded forest project in its 20-year partnership with WWF International has now officially commenced. The ‘Natural Forest Regeneration for Enhanced Carbon Stocks in the Albertine Rift’ (FRECAR) project will be led by WWF-Uganda in par...
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28
October
2021
| 15:21 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group participated in the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26). You can read a full overview of VELUX Group's presence at COP26 in Glasgow, including event topics and locations, as well as view recordings of the various events.  ...
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21
September
2021
| 07:10 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has selected Schneider Electric to build an accelerated decarbonisation strategy to enable fast delivery on its Lifetime Carbon Neutral commitment. The extended partnership builds on previously announced renewable energy advisory serv...
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03
September
2021
| 10:05 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group invites students of architecture all over the world to participate in the International VELUX Award under the theme ‘Light of Tomorrow’. ...
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01
July
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The new generation of VELUX glass rooflights for flat roofs bring in more daylight than ever before via a minimalistic glass-to-edge design. ...
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24
June
2021
| 12:53 Europe/Copenhagen
The winning projects of the 2020 International VELUX Award were created by students from architecture schools in Denmark and Poland. ...
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16
June
2021
| 11:14 Europe/Copenhagen
Ten promising and innovative technology companies are participating in the third round of the Nordic accelerator programme Urbantech. ...
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18
May
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Praksis Arkitekter won an architecture competition to transform an old timber warehouse at VELUX Group’s largest production site into a best-in-class centre for innovation. ...
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04
May
2021
| 12:52 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group will be hosting its 9th VELUX Daylight Symposium as a digital event, which will take place on November 15-19 under the theme `Bridging research and practice´. ...
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20
April
2021
| 12:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The competition is organised by REHVA and sponsored by the VELUX Group. The competition invites young professionals and students of engineering to develop solutions for achieving healthy homes. ...
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06
April
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has released its Sustainability Report for 2020, marking the conclusion of a decade of work to achieve its Energy and Climate Strategy 2020 goals. ...
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31
March
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Today, VELUX celebrates 80 years of bringing daylight and fresh air into the lives of millions of people, so they experience better and healthier indoor environments. ...
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27
January
2021
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group and Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced they will pursue renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), in a partnership. This will further the world’s ...
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2020
30
November
2020
| 09:10 Europe/Copenhagen
AirBird® gives indoor air quality a shape and makes it tangible and actionable. It measures CO2, temperature and humidity every few minutes and uses this real-time data to prompt action, when needed, to improve air quality and thereby the health and ...
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23
September
2020
| 19:31 Europe/Copenhagen
The winners of C40’s second Women4Climate Tech Challenge 2020, their innovations, and where they will be implemented are: Lorena Gordillo Dagallier from Cambridge (UK), whose innovation called “Open-Seneca”, a mobile air quality sensor network p...
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23
September
2020
| 15:05 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group is the latest new member of a collaborative initiative, bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power.The corporate clean energy ambition is growing in spite of COVID-19, as more global co...
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21
September
2020
| 11:49 Europe/Copenhagen
This united commitment comes on the same day as the UN General Assembly adopts its 75th Declaration that recognises the urgent need for Member States to act to protect our planet and build back better. Alongside Walmart, Citigroup, Microsoft, JD.com,...
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15
September
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The esteemed international jury, comprising Odile Decq, Studio Odile Decq (FR), Nora Demeter, Demeter Design Studio (HU), Sebastian Adamo, Adamo-Faiden Architects (AR), Juri Troy, Juri Troy Architects (AT) and Martin Pors Jepsen from VELUX A/S (DK), ...
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01
September
2020
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group commits to reduce its future carbon emissions and capture its historical carbon footprint since it was founded in 1941 – totalling 5.6 million tonnes of CO2. This will be achieved in collaboration with WWF and through forest projects ...
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