Børsen, Christian Østergaard, 2022.06.10
The Danish Council for Societal Responsibility and World Goals recommends that all companies provide climate accounts – including small companies. SMEs recon that their initiatives are significant for the green transition, but many see CO2 accounting as a hindrance.
Nordea Invest, Sanne Opstrup Wedel, 2022.02.07
Once upon a time, traceability and digital technologies were for the few and far-sighted companies. Now it will be the new business standard to be able to document one’s entire value chain and its discharge.
Nordea Invest, Sanne Opstrup Wedel, 2022.01.25
When companies start delivering on the ESG targets, greenwashing is minimised. It becomes easier along with the rise of requirements for ESG reporting that are as formal as those that exist for financial reporting.
Nordea Invest, Sanne Opstrup Wedel, 2022.01.25
Large climate footprint from food, new health crises due to resistant bacteria and vulnerable populations are among those challenges the world is facing. However, the ESGs can help foster solutions.
Børsen, Marianne Vadgaard Christensen, 2021.11.23
Incited by the case of the controversial startup Freshland, Annabeth Aagaard comments on the importance of a good working environment, also in entrepreneurial companies, if one is to attract and retain resources to help the company grow.
Ingeniøren, Laurids Hovgaard, 2021.08.20
The three finalists Aguardio, Clevertrack and Wastehero for The IoT Award 2021 are all tapping into a trend of the IoT domain to outsource the network technology of their solutions.
F5 Focus, Nils Würtzenfeld, 2021.08.11
Associate Professor Annabeth Aagaard wants to see the business community involved in the green transition, and offers advice on how sustainability can be implemented successfully with profitability in mind.
BTECH, Rasmus Eriksen, 2021.06.25
The acoustic panel manufacturer Troldtekt went from gut feeling to factual data when launching an extensive digitalisation of its production. Now DBD at Aarhus University strives to equip the rest of Denmark’s SMEs for the digital development of the future....
Herning Folkeblad, Stig Dahlgren, 2020.09.08
Annabeth Aagaard experiences that some companies unintentionally invest in digitalisation they do not need. According to Annabeth Aagaard, great gains based on a more digital approach is possible, but only if you can sell it – Digitalisation is a process....
Prosabladet, John Lund, 2020.09.01
Huawei and the Chinese authorities want to prepare the network for the future by making the IP protocol more intelligent. It may solve issues of data congestion, but critics stress that it exacerbates privacy issues and threatens net neutrality by...
Teknologiens Mediehus, Louise Vogdrup-Schmidt, 2020.06.09
Finding the right consultant can be a struggle when the business needs digital help. It can be expensive in time and money and end up being bad experience rather than enrichment. Associate Professor Annabeth Aagaard from Aarhus University gives advice...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.09.03
Danish SMEs lack knowledge of circular economics. If they are to secure their business and competitiveness in the future they must embark on a green and circular transition.
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.09.02
Increased use of by-products, biogas production and share farming can make agriculture more sustainable while increasing efficiency. Conventional agriculture can also be sustainable even if they are not organic. And it is never too late to adjust to new demands.
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.08.07
When looking for new business potentials and build on top of the lean foundation of your business, data can be a favorable growth accelerator. Cykelpartner.dk, Hounö, Carlsberg and Bjerg Arkitektur are examples of four different strategies for improving the bottom...
Teknologiens Mediehus, Morten Lund, 2019.06.07
Simple sensor technology allows the acoustic panel manufacturer Troldtekt, to collect, analyse and visualize data from the production, enabling them to predict machine breakdowns – even before they occur. Industrial Internet Playground (IIP) is the title of the new EU-funded...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.05.25
The municipalities Billund, Fredericia, Haderslev, Middelfart, Vejen, Vejle og Kolding, have experienced high growth rates in employment and industry the last year. The globalized competition makes improved infrastructure and increased collaboration across the municipalities a necessary and logical platform for...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.05.19
Innovative employees do not thrive with excessive performance management. Employee-driven development aids innovative and satisfied employees, who want to influence their jobs and realize their ideas - both in private and public organizations.
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.04.27
The UN's 17 global goals can be crucial leverage for a company's business optimization. The Danish company MonkeyGlasses has shown that there is money in being sustainable.
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.04.26
Satellite-controlled tractors, drone-monitored fields and sensor technologies in the stables are only the beginning of agriculture 4.0. In all industries, the potentials of digitalization are frequently being discussed. Agriculture is no exception.
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.02.17
A collaboration between two private companies and the municipality of Randers sets the standard for how businesses can grow by recycling by-products. There is huge business potential in innovating new and sustainable materials and packaging, and in recycling of plastic...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2019.01.26
In recent years, Danish exports have amounted to 55 pct. of total economic activity measured through GDP, but a new forecast from the OECD downgrades the growth of the world economy in 2019. Therefore, to ensure growth in the future...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2018.10.19
Industry 4.0 knocks on the door at Danish companies. Digitisation is the lever that will bring Danish companies into the next decade. The potential for business development and optimisation through digitisation and the Internet of Things (IoT) is huge. Precisely,...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2018.10.13
Stress costs about 3 million sick days and 5 billion DKK in production losses per year. Therefore, there is really good economy in better well-being—and it starts with better management. The last year’s focus on social capital in both practice...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2018.08.31
A project collaboration between Aarhus University and Horesta tries to point out new goals that can give Danish hotels advantages in the international competition. The scale of news about the importance of recycling, ecology and sustainability has been growing rapidly...
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2018.04.13
Precision fertiliser via satellites, control of pests with drones and stables with sensors. If agriculture is to increase efficiency and quality, it requires business models based on digitisation and creative use of technology.
Jyllands-Posten, Annabeth Aagaard, 2018.02.23
There is money to follow the UN’s sustainability goals for business operations, says a research director at Aarhus University. And it’s not as difficult as it sounds. Sustainable and circular business models are about sensible business, that delivers sustainable results...