Lantmännen participates in the UN climate conference

Lantmännen Agroetanol participates in Fossil Free Sweden’s seminar at the United Nation’s climate conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany. Isabella Lövin, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, as well as Deputy Prime Minister, will also participate in the seminar about the industry’s transition to a fossil free business. 

On Thursday the 16th of November, Lantmännen Agroetanol participates in Fossil Free Sweden’s seminar Fossil free cement, steel and fuel – making business of industry transition during the United Nation’s climate conference COP23.

– I am honored that Fossil Free Sweden, together with the Minister for Climate and Development, Isabella Lövin, have chosen to invite Lantmännen Agroetanol to speak at COP23 to highlight one of the best examples of green industrialism in Sweden, says Carl von Schantz, Head of the Lantmännen Energy Sector.

Lantmännen Agroetanol, part of the Lantmännen group, is the largest biorefinery in the Nordic region. The company's plant in Norrköping, Sweden, refines cereals and residues into three main products - ethanol, protein and carbon dioxide - which are transformed into sustainable products such as biofuels, animal feed and carbon dioxide.

During the seminar, Carl von Schantz will present Lantmännen Agroetanol's sustainable business model and discuss challenges and opportunities for reducing the industry’s climate impact.

– I really look forward to attending the COP23 conference and hopefully our example will inspire others to increase their efforts in going from fossil to renewables, says Carl von Schantz.

More information about the seminar: http://fossilfritt-sverige.se/cop23-fossil-free-cement-steel-and-fuel-making-business-of-industry-transition/

For more information, please contact:  

Carl von Schantz, Head of the Energy Sector at Lantmännen
Phone : + 46 76 135 86 88
E-mail : carl.von.schantz@lantmannen.com

Alarik Sandrup, Director Public and Regulatory Affairs at Lantmännen
Phone : + 46 70 602 87 80
E-mail alarik.sandrup@lantmannen.com

The Lantmännen Press Office
Phone : +46 10 556 88 00
E-mail : press@lantmannen.com

About Lantmännen
Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 25,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees, operations in over 20 countries and an annual turnover of SEK 40 billion. With grain as our basis, we process arable land resources to make farming thrive. Some of our best known food brands are AXA, Kungsörnen, GoGreen, Schulstad, Gooh, FINN CRISP and Bonjour. Our company is founded on knowledge and values built up through generations of owners. Having research, development and operations throughout the value chain means that we can take responsibility together – from field to fork. For more information: http://lantmannen.se/en

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