Denmark no. 4 in global sustainability ranking

Denmark takes the number four spot in the global 2016 Sustainability Rankings by Site Selection. Copenhagen’s commitment to become carbon-neutral by 2025 is a major factor as well as the city’s sustainable urban mobility system promoting bicycles.

Site Selection’s Sustainability Rankings provides a valuable window onto where socially responsible companies are already headquartered or currently investing, ranking the world’s sustainable frontrunner countries.

Denmark is number four with the capital Copenhagen spearheading the green transition.

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Test smart city solutions in Copenhagen.

A prime example is the city’s just-launched big data effort, City Data Exchange, which can be used to help solve traffic and parking congestion issues, as well as Street Lab; Copenhagen’s test area for smart city solutions in real urban space.

Both platforms are open for foreign companies to develop and test new smart city solutions.

Climate change and urbanisation challenges

“It’s no longer enough to have a green environmentalist agenda. You also have to be smart. Today a sustainable city is one that is able to take care of its population and develop prosperously over time. Copenhagen is attracting many international companies who are tapping into Denmark’s smart city knowhow and testing solutions for further development and global export”, says Claus Lønborg, CEO of Copenhagen Capacity.

“Foreign companies wanting to know more about business opportunities are very welcome to contact Copenhagen Capacity for free consultancy services.

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Reasons to consider Copenhagen:


  • Copenhagen is one of the Top 10 Smart Cities in the world.
  • Copenhagen’s Street Lab is a smart city test area for solutions such as smart parking, waste management, air quality and noise monitoring, water management, and mobility monitoring.
  • The City Data Exchange enables companies, academia and the public sector to come together and integrate multiple sources of information to meet the challenges of sustainability and quality of life.
  • Copenhagen is frequently ranked among the most liveable cities in the world. 
  • Denmark has extensive knowledge of renewables such as wind power and district heating. 

How can we help your company?

If you want to know more about business opportunities within smart city in Copenhagen, please contact Oliver Hall, Head of ICT Investments, at email: ohall@copcap.com or mobile: 0045 21 84 74 44.

Read the full article in Site Selection Magazine.