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AAA rating for Danish economy

13 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

The international agency Fitch Ratings once again assesses a stable outlook for Danish economy with a prime triple-A rating.

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Denmark takes second spot as innovation leader in the EU

11 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark has been ranked second on the Innovation Union Scoreboard 2014 published by the European Commission. This underlines Denmark’s position as an ‘Innovation Leader’ with innovation performance well above that of the EU average.

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Bright EU prognosis for Danish economy

10 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

A new report by the EU Commission predicts that 2014 could be the year the Danish economy reaches a turning point. According to the report, the Danish economy shows clear signs of improvement following the global financial crisis.

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Copenhagen to promote green solutions in South Africa

07 Mar 2014  -  Cleantech

South Africa is Africa’s economic powerhouse, and as its economy grows so too does its need for sustainable technology. Copenhagen can help with that, and for this reason the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, has been in South Africa to discuss Copenhagen’s green profile with the Lord Mayor of Cape Town and local firms during the fifth C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayors Summit.

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Copenhagen companies to help Milan towards green transition

05 Mar 2014  -  Cleantech

The Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, has signed a green co-operation agreement with Giuliano Pisapia, the Lord Mayor of Milan. Copenhagen companies are to help Milan become a better city for pedestrians and cyclists.

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Denmark is the best country for renewable energy investment

04 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

According to a new energy index, Denmark is currently the best country in the world for renewable energy investment and is taking the lead over countries such as China and Sweden.

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The Danish government makes it even easier to do business in Denmark

03 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

According to the World Bank, Denmark is the fifth easiest place in the world to set up and do business. But business conditions could be even better and for that reason, the government is now launching 48 concrete initiatives to make life even easier for Danish companies and their employees.

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Danish companies top for innovation in Europe

21 Feb 2014  -  Companies

No other country in Europe can compete with the ability of Danish companies to invent new products, working processes and ways to market themselves. That is evident from a new study on innovation in the 27 EU member states carried out by Gallup Europe for the EU-funded research institution Eurofound.

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2013: A year of record highs for Danish wind energy

19 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

2013 was a record year for the expansion of wind energy in Denmark. By the end of the year, more than 33% of Danish electricity was being supplied from wind turbines and a further 656 MW (megawatts) had been connected to the electricity grid - of which 307 MW were land-based.

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New report explains high levels of happiness in Denmark

15 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark is often named the world’s happiest country, most recently in 2013 in the "World Happiness Report" commissioned by the UN. For the first time, the reasons for the high levels of happiness in Denmark have now been explained in a comprehensive report published by The Happiness Research Institute, a Copenhagen-based think tank.

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Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe

07 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

Copenhagen has once again been named the smartest city in Europe by the American magazine Fast Company and the climate strategist Boyd Cohen. When it comes to innovation in infrastructure, technology and entrepreneurship, Copenhagen is taking the lead over cities such as Amsterdam, Paris and Stockholm.

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New bilingual private school in Copenhagen

06 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

In August 2014, the Institut Sankt Joseph in Copenhagen will be introducing a new bilingual education programme at both primary and secondary level following the Cambridge examinations curriculum.

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Copenhagen Airport looking to expand

05 Feb 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

A large-scale plan for expanding the capacity of Copenhagen Airport will make it capable of handling up to 40 million passengers over the next 25 years.

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Record year for Copenhagen Airport

27 Jan 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport celebrated its third consecutive record-breaking year in 2013 with 24.1 million passengers, an increase of 3.1%. In December, passenger numbers rose by as much as 5.3%.

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10 reasons why you should locate your business in Denmark

25 Jan 2014  -  Companies

The Danish daily business newspaper, Børsen, has asked Danish companies what they perceive to be Danish strongholds. The results identify 10 areas in which employees and companies in Denmark surpass their international competitors, according to the surveyed companies.

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New world record for Danish wind turbines

23 Jan 2014  -  Cleantech

Denmark is the first country ever to generate more than 50 per cent of its electricity from wind power over a whole month.

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The new European School Copenhagen is now accepting applications

22 Jan 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark’s new European School, which opens in August, is now accepting applications for school admission.

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Denmark tops list of the world's 10 most responsible governments

20 Jan 2014  -  Society and living

According to the annual Rule of Law Index conducted by the Washington-based World Justice Project, Denmark has the world’s most responsible government.

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The world’s most global wind turbine manufacturers are Danish

07 Jan 2014  -  Companies

According to the Danish Wind Industry Association, Vestas and Siemens Wind Power are the world’s most global wind turbine manufacturers. And Danish suppliers and subcontractors are also following suit.

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Denmark attracting world-class investment

06 Jan 2014  -  Business conditions

According to IBM’s 2013 Global Location Trends report, Denmark is second in the world at attracting valuable foreign investment. This high ranking confirms Denmark’s position as an attractive destination for knowledge-intensive investment.

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