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  • Named by Fortune as a company “changing the world”

    8/19/2019 3:54 PM CET
    Fortune magazine has included Skanska in its annual “Change the World” list of companies leveraging their operations to make important social or environmental impacts.
    Article
  • The largest LEED v4 Platinum Core & Shell project in the world

    8/1/2019 2:24 PM CET
    Last week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognized Bank of America Tower , Skanska’s premier office development in Downtown Houston, Texas as the first LEED® v4 Platinum Core & Shell certified project in the U.S. It is one of only three projects globally to have received this prestigious distinction. Of those three projects, our 780,000 square-foot Bank of America Tower is the largest LEED v4 Platinum Core & Shell project in the world.
    Article
  • Collaborating to create healthier and safer cities

    Collaborating to create healthier and safer cities

    7/3/2019 1:56 PM CET
    Given the high level of impact, buildings and cities need to be planned and developed in ways that contribute not just physical value, but social value too.
    Article
  • Engineering, the possibility to make a difference

    6/20/2019 2:36 PM CET
    As International Women in Engineering Day is coming up, we met some of our great female engineers to talk about what it is like to work in construction. We also asked Pia Höök, heading up Diversity and Inclusion at Skanska, why this day is important to highlight.
    Article
  • Your mental health is your wealth

    Your mental health is your wealth

    5/16/2019 1:14 PM CET
    There is a strong connection between wellbeing, safety and performance. As we enter our 15th annual Health and Safety Week, our very own Dylan Roberts shares some insights on why people’s wellbeing is important, how we care for people’s mental health, and how this creates a safe, open and inclusive environment.
    Article
  • Step inside one of the world’s greenest schools

    Step inside one of the world’s greenest schools

    5/10/2019 12:27 PM CET
    An ambitious title, and not one that is lightly achieved. Heimdal High School, in Trondheim, Norway, is one of the world's greenest schools.
    Article
  • New listing: Digital home buying powered by blockchain

    New listing: Digital home buying powered by blockchain

    3/26/2019 4:14 PM CET
    Imagine buying a new home from the comfort of your living room sofa and without ever having to sign a piece of paper. Thanks to a new application of blockchain technology, homebuyers in Finland can do just that, putting them at the forefront of a global trend with the potential to transform the real estate industry.
    Article
  • Three ways to advance gender equality

    Three ways to advance gender equality

    3/7/2019 3:12 PM CET
    This marks my 29th year working in construction, most of those years for Skanska. Like many industries, traditionally mostly men have worked in construction, and that remains true. But over my career there’s been great progress – both at Skanska and across our industry – in providing more opportunities for women while also helping unlock higher performance in companies.
    Article
  • Realizing his dream: Taking carbon out of construction

    Realizing his dream: Taking carbon out of construction

    2/21/2019 9:41 AM CET
    Since joining Skanska four years ago, Carbon Manager Conor McCone has not only carved out a pioneering role, he’s developing approaches that are helping lead our industry toward a greener future.
    Article
  • In a changing Arctic, adapting buildings and ways of life

    In a changing Arctic, adapting buildings and ways of life

    2/5/2019 3:01 PM CET
    At the top of the world, Svalbard is warming and increasingly wetter. Becoming more resilient to this changing climate means adjusting how, and where, to build.
    Article

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