Articles tagged with 'sustainability' | VELUX Group

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2024
31
January
2024
| 09:34 Europe/Copenhagen
Living Places Copenhagen, developed by the VELUX Group, EFFEKT architects, Artelia engineers, and Enemærke & Petersen contractors, has been shortlisted for the internationally renowned MIPIM Awards 2024 in the category “Best Residential project”. The...
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2023
14
November
2023
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The groundbreaking housing project, Living Places Copenhagen, wins two international architecture awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) thereby confirming the importance of the project on the international architecture scene....
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09
October
2023
| 06:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has entered a partner agreement with the Dutch house builder Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma on building more sustainable housing in the Northern part of the Netherlands. With this partner agreement, Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma is the first...
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15
September
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Thursday night,  the VELUX Group was awarded EY’s Sustainability Award in the Innovation category at an event hosted by EY and the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, Denmark. The group received the prestigious award for Living Places – a housi...
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03
July
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
As part of the VELUX Group’s commitment to accelerate sustainable development, expressed in the Group`s Sustainability strategy 2030, the group has taken the role of Impact Partner to the UIA World Congress of Architects 2023 in Copenhagen....
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13
June
2023
| 08:00 Europe/Copenhagen
As part of the VELUX Group’s target to capture the historical emissions from operations, the group will finance two additional forest conservation and restoration projects in tropical landscapes. Together with the first project in Uganda, the new pro...
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11
April
2023
| 13:00 Europe/Copenhagen
Emissions from operations (scope 1 and 2) decreased to 27,371 tCO2e in 2022 from 37,105 tCO2e in 2021. This decline was driven by an increase in the purchase of renewable electricity (in 2022 representing 98% of electricity consumption), energy effic...
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2022
15
November
2022
| 08:30 Europe/Copenhagen
First ever solar plant symbiosis in Spain, integrating agriculture, biodiversity, and community with renewable energy generation. The electricity generated will address 100% of the VELUX Group’s European operations and up to 90% of global consumption...
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11
November
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has entered into a partnership agreement with Novelis, the world’s largest aluminium recycler, for Novelis to provide high-recycled-content, flat-rolled aluminium for use in VELUX roof windows. ...
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08
November
2022
| 13:15 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX is at COP27 with the purpose to keep the momentum and focus on the built environment. VELUX will contribute to key discussions on how the construction sector can adapt to and mitigate climate change, and how the sector can meet the Paris agreem...
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01
October
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
From October 1st The VELUX Group will reduce the heating in all VELUX locations in Europe to a level between 19 – 21 degrees Celsius.
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29
September
2022
| 11:00 Europe/Copenhagen
VELUX Group and Hydro have agreed to a joint target to reduce CO2  emitted per kilo of aluminium, contributing to the VELUX Group goal to halve value chain emissions by 2030.
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14
September
2022
| 09:00 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has won Sustainability Award in the climate strategy category hosted by EY and the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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01
July
2022
| 16:20 Europe/Copenhagen
The VELUX Group has won the 2021 IMD-Pictet Sustainability in Family Business Award, with the award jury praising its approach to climate and nature action and its commitment to becoming ‘Lifetime Carbon Neutral’....
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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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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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2021
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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