sustainability

Collaborative Swedish water project wins Nordic fashion industry sustainability award

A successful collaboration for efficiency in water consumption, energy and chemical use in the textile industry won the prestigious 2015 Habit Fashion Award for Sustainability this evening. Sustainable Water Resources (SWAR) is a joint initiative between Stockholm International Water Institute, […]

Read More

Why big brands are becoming sustainability drivers

The cynic could ask if the clothing industry really cares about water. Particularly water far, far away. Far away are the countries where cotton is grown, where dying, printing and spinning are carried out by a predominantly young and female […]

Read More

Hot off the press: Water, Forests and People report and policy brief

In conjunction with the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm, Swedish Water House today launched a report and a policy brief, both themed “Water, Forests and People”.

Read More

Empathy – a key component to sustainable hydropower

In Sweden and in many other parts of the world, the hydropower debate is both intense and not without tension. In response to this, International Centre of Hydropower (ICH) in Norway has developed and shares expertise, good practices and methodologies […]

Read More

Reflections from the World Water Week seminar “Energy and water – a producer’s perspective”

During the 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm, the “energy and water” theme was addressed with an overall “systems view”, how we develop and manage energy and water resources for the good of society and ecosystems – at local, national, […]

Read More

Sign up for our newsletter

* indicates required