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  • 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

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

    A national treasure, restored and modernized

    12/19/2018 9:38 AM CET
    Across from the Royal Palace and Parliament House sits Nationalmuseum, Sweden’s museum of art and design. In 1866, Nationalmuseum opened at this grand location and over the next 150 years became an artistic treasure known throughout Europe.
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  • Leading our sector in sustainability

    Leading our sector in sustainability

    12/14/2018 4:15 PM CET
    Skanska received the top sustainability ranking in the Capital Goods category in the Sustainable Companies 2018 survey, which evaluated companies listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Sustainability is integrated into Skanska’s values and our Profit with Purpose Business Plan.
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  • Creating the world’s first emission-free quarry

    Creating the world’s first emission-free quarry

    11/21/2018 2:38 PM CET
    With Volvo and other partners, we’re striving for a quarry that has 95 percent less carbon emissions, 25 percent less total operating costs and is safer for workers. This research project, with a full production test underway, has the potential to transform our industry while helping improve society.
    Article
  • Creating a planet-smart way to flush

    10/23/2018 7:00 PM CET
    Why use drinking water to flush toilets? With water forecasted to be less consistently available and more expensive in many places, in the Czech Republic we are pioneering a water re-use system that makes each flush more environmentally responsible.
    Article
  • Top ranked in Europe for sustainability

    9/27/2018 9:08 AM CET
    For a second year, we've received a top designation from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark, a leading authority on sustainability in real estate.
    Article
  • Helping Sweden's immigrant engineers restart their construction careers

    Helping Sweden's immigrant engineers restart their construction careers

    9/6/2018 3:51 PM CET
    It's not always easy for foreign-born engineers and Swedish employers to find each other. Aiding in connecting them is our International Leaders Program. Here’s how it transformed Arwa’s life.
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