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Our News is a resource for anyone interested in learning more about Lindéngruppen, our businesses and our commitments. Our News gives you insights and perspectives on matters that are important to us.

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Lindéngruppen involved in an ActionLab to launch guidance on children’s rights

Global Child Forum held a Digital ActionLab on 8 October, to launch a business guidance workbook on children’s rights that Lindéngruppen played an active role in developing. Lindéngruppen owner Jenny Lindén Urnes was one of the speakers at the ActionLab.

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Höganäs' Longer Heavier Truck (LHV) truck at the harbor.

Working to reduce transport emissions at Höganäs

Lindéngruppen company Höganäs is proactively working with its partners to reduce the emissions from the transport of its materials and products. Such efforts are part of Höganäs’ Climate Roadmap and its goal to become climate neutral by 2045

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Beyond compliance chemical management at Alex Begg

Alex Begg has stepped up its work to remove chemicals from its supply chain by collaborating with customers and suppliers – to ensure beyond compliance chemical management.

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Photo: Beckers Group

Becoming the world’s most sustainable industrial coatings company – the Beckers way

The Lindéngruppen company Beckers – a leading global supplier of industrial and coil coatings – has embarked on an ambitious sustainability journey by 2030. The recent strategy review resulted in clear focus on three main areas – Products with impact, Operations with impact and People with impact. For each area milestones and targets have been set that will take the company towards its vision of becoming the world’s most sustainable industrial coatings company.

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Björn Haase, Manager Non-metal products at Höganäs AB

How Höganäs contributes towards a more circular society

Höganäs, which is 50 percent owned by Lindéngruppen, contributes toward more circular resource use in society by promoting the use of its residual materials – to create economic value and environmental benefit.

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Lindéngruppen Sustainability Report 2019

Our sustainability report present how we integrate relevant social, environmental and economic priorities into our business and across the companies in our group. 

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Our contribution to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic

Lindéngruppen companies are proactively helping society overcome COVID-19 by manufacturing hand sanitiser, providing knowledge, offering surplus supplies to healthcare and making donations to health charities.

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Strategic collaboration supports Lindéngruppen’s sustainability agenda

Lindéngruppen has a long-term strategic partnership with the Blekinge Institute of Technology (Blekinge Tekniska Högskola – BTH) in southern Sweden that helps drive the company’s sustainability agenda forward.

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Colart product donation initiative

How Colart’s discontinued products is being put to good use

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CapraCare - sustainable sourcing of cashmere

Alex Begg’s ambition has always been to produce garments of the highest quality and the company is proud to meet stringent and demanding standards. But even the best practices can benefit from innovation.

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Photo credit: Fredrik Åkum

Fredrik Åkum receives Beckers Art Award

Artist Fredrik Åkum is the 2020 recipient of the Beckers Art Award. Fredrik was born in 1987 and is based in Gothenburg, where he also graduated from the Valand Academy in 2013.

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