Coor offers climate-smart meetings

Coor is one of the Nordics’ largest service providers, offering over one hundred services. One of the services we offer is smart conferences in our centrally located conference facilities in Stockholm and Gothenburg. These facilities now offer the option of booking climate offset meetings.

“Coor Conference Services provides centrally located meeting and conference facilities in Stockholm and Gothenburg. Although a conference facility that is centrally located and can be reached with public transport is an environmentally friendly choice in itself, we’re now also making it possible for our guests to offset the environmental impact of meetings fully,” commented Per Julin, Contract Developer at Coor Conference Services.

The climate offset means that the CO2 emissions generated by the meeting, primarily caused by heating the premises and food consumption, are offset by measures that reduce emissions. Coor uses a lump sum payment, developed by climate consultant Tricorona Climate Partner, to calculate the climate impact of meetings, at a cost of SEK 3 per participant. In addition, Coor Conference Services also offers their conference guests the opportunity to choose an environmental gift rather than the more traditional flowers, which are often ordered as an extra at conferences.

“We’ve just started to offer our customers this possibility, so it’s a little early to comment on the impact. However, the response so far has been positive. The climate issue is becoming increasingly important, both for corporations and individuals, and it’s positive to be able to meet the growing demand for climate smart solutions with concrete actions,” commented Åsvor Brynnel , Communications and Sustainability Director at Coor.

To begin with, the initiative is supporting an environmental project operated by Tricorona Climate Partner in Ghana, which provides families with access to energy-efficient and insulated Gyapa cookers. These cookers reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions, which benefits the climate, local people and the environment.

Relevant links:
Book your conference and read more about climate offset services here: www.coorkonferens.se

More information, press images etc. are available on www.coor.com . For further information, contact:

Per Julin, Head of Business Development, Coor Conference Services, +46 10 559 65 42, per.julin@coor.com

Åsvor Brynnel, Communications- and Sustainability Director, Coor
+46 10 559 54 04, asvor.brynnel@coor.com

Coor is a leading provider of facility management services in the Nordics, focusing on integrated and complex service undertakings (IFM). Coor offers specialist expertise in workplace services (soft FM), property services (hard FM) and strategic advisory services for development of customers’ service activities. Coor creates value by executing, leading, developing and streamlining its customers’ service activities, ensuring that they provide optimal support to the core business over time. Coor’s customer base includes many large and small companies and public-sector organisations across the Nordic region, including AB Volvo, Aibel, Det Norske Veritas, E.ON, Ericsson, EY, ICA, NCC, Politiet (Danish Police), Saab, Sandvik, SAS, Skanska, Statoil, Telia, Swedish Transport Administration, Vasakronan and Volvo Cars.

Coor was founded in 1998 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2015. At 31 March 2016, the company had 6,100 employees (FTE) based mainly in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, and annual sales of SEK 7,500 million (rolling twelve-month basis). Coor takes responsibility for the operations it conducts, in relation to its customers, employees and shareholders, as well as for its wider impact on society and the environment. Read more at www.coor.com

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Coor Service Management is a leading Nordic service provider, delivering all the facility management services necessary for a company or public organization to work smoothly and effectively. Coor has the markets broadest-based offering and possesses specialist competencies in workplace services (soft FM), property services (hard FM) and strategic advice. By combining different services from these service segments, Coor delivers unique, effective and flexible solutions that create value for customers. We call this smart service – service with IQ.

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Coor Conference Services provides centrally located meeting and confer-ence facilities in Stockholm and Gothenburg. Although a conference facility that is centrally located and can be reached with public transport is an envi-ronmentally friendly choice in itself, we’re now also making it possible for our guests to offset the environmental impact of meetings fully.
Per Julin, Business Developer at Coor Konferens