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Sweco signs Cooperation Agreement with Mitsubishi Research Institute

June 8, 2011 | Press release

Sweco has signed a Cooperation Agreement that will pave the way for future business in the Japanese market. It is the knowledge in planning sustainable cities that are considered to contribute positively to the country’s future development.

Many Japanese cities are facing the challenge of planning cities for an aging population. At the same time work is underway to rebuild the areas affected by the disaster earlier this spring.

Recently Sweco was invited to Tokyo to lecture on sustainable urban development and to discuss future business with Mitsubishi Research Institute.

“In Japan people are incredibly skilled in technology of all kinds. What we can offer are our thoughts on sustainable urban development. It is important to, already in the early planning stages, integrates issues related to energy, environment, transportation and housing to create sustainable living environments, “says Eva Nygren, President of Sweco Sweden.

Mitsubishi Research Institute is one of Japan’s leading research companies. The company is also engaged in consulting services, including technology, environment and energy. The company has about 3,000 employees.

“Sweco has worked with sustainable urban development around the world but not in Japan. We hope that this will lead to business for us in the future, “says Eva Nygren.

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