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Sandahl: Green EU budget is a good budget for Denmark
The EU’s government leaders agree that the EU should be carbon neutral by 2050. It is an ambitious goal that requires member countries to accelerate the green transition. The target requires more investments in green growth and new, innovative…
Grundfos CEO Mads Nipper: More women must lead - because it’s good for business
In 2018, Grundfos gave itself three years to get more women into all levels of management. About halfway in, the pump manufacturer is on track. And that is good for the bottom line, says CEO Mads Nipper.
Targeted effort to get more women into leadership is working at Grundfos
A mentorship scheme anchored in Grundfos’s group management has been a vital tool to get more women to the top of the global pump manufacturer. Meet a mentee who has moved up a level - and her mentor.
Less news – still a lot of help
Blog: We have decided to close DIBusiness News – our newsletter in English. Head of Press Per Geckler, Dansk Industri (DI) blogs about DI still creating the best possible corporate conditions for member companies - and serve relevant information…
Denmark attracts more tourists in the wettest October in 20 years
New figures: October 2019 was the wettest in over 20 years. Meanwhile, the heavy rainfall didn’t scare tourists away from Denmark. Figures from Statistics Denmark show that the number of overnight stays at hotels and in summerhouses in October…
Sustainability saves cast iron company millions
Since 2011, senior management in cast iron company Tasso has worked systematically with sustainability. This has led to savings in the millions. Senior management must take responsibility, says Managing Director Kristian B. Pedersen.
The law of the jungle threatens to rule international trade
On 10 December, the terms of two of the remaining three judges in the WTO’s Appellate Body will end. Unless the US ceases its blockage of the appointment of new judges at the last minute, the world will be left with no means of settling international…
DI forecast: Consumers must keep Danish economy above water
In 2020 and 2021 the economy will grow by 1.2 and 1.5 per cent respectively - provided that consumers start spending more money and companies increase investments. If not, the economy will start to look significantly weaker.
Small number of Danish companies account for very large portion of exports
New figures: Danish international industrial companies account for an overall surplus in the balance of payments of DKK 297 billion, show new figures from Statistics Denmark.
Too few women in space
500 men have been in space as test pilots, astronauts, specialists or tourists. For women, the number is 59, of which 46 have been American. Gender equality should also apply to space, says DI.