Näringslivets mäktigaste kvinnor 2017: Techprofilerna

‘The most powerful women in business and tech 2017’

Veckans Affär, 6 March 2017

Sophia Bendz, Race For The Baltic Board Member is shortlisted as one of the most powerful women in business and tech. Read more.

Ett friskare Östersjön kan skapa många nya jobb

‘A healthier Baltic Sea can create many new job opportunities’

Hållbart Samhälle, 6 March 2017

Fredrik Lind, Senior Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group and Barbara Jackson, CEO for Race For The Baltic, describe how investments in the Baltic Sea region can create a sustainable environment as well as attractive economic opportunities for tech companies and tourism. Read more.

Lönsamt att rensa Östersjön – och 900 000 jobb kan skapas

‘Benefits in a clean Baltic Sea – and 900,000 jobs can be created’

EFN News, 6 March 2017

Barbara Jackson, CEO for Race For the Baltic was interviewed by the economic and finance news website, EFN, about the economic benefits in a clean Baltic Sea can create new job opportunities.  Read more.  

‘Här får jag nya tankar och aha-upplevelser’

‘I get new thoughts and inspiration’

Chef, 1 March 2017

Caroline Brandberg, Board Member for Race For The Baltic, shares her thoughts about economic sustainability and the benefits of pursuing an MBA. Read more.

Starta lokal rörelse för friskt Östersjön

‘Start a local movement for a healthier Baltic Sea’

Dagens Samhalle, 16 February 2017

Niklas Zennström together with Johan Rockström from Stockholm Resilience Center and Tina Elfwing from Baltic Sea Center at Stockholm University have sent in an opinion piece calling to raise the profile of local cities and municipalities as change makers in the Baltic Sea region.               Read more.

Blå teknik är en hållbar och lönsam lösning för Östersjön

‘Blue technology is a viable and profitable solution for the Baltic Sea’

Media Planet, Hållbart Samhälle

Niklas Zennstrom believes that it is necessary to restart the debate surrounding the Baltic Sea. There is a belief that what is good for the environment would not be economically viable. But, it’s just the opposite. Read more.

Fyra kommuner om hur de ska rädda Östersjön

‘Four municipalities on how they will save the Baltic Sea’

Media Planet, Hållbart Samhälle

How do municipalities in the Baltic Sea City Accelerator work today to improve the Baltic Sea, and why do you contribute to a healthier sea? Four municipalities answer these questions. Read more.

Staden med i ny kamp för Östersjön

‘The city with the new battle for the Baltic Sea’

Nya Åland, 3 Oct 2016

The Swedish municipalities of Kalmar, Vaxholm, Värmdö and Vastervik, Polish municipality of Slupsk and the Lithuanian municipality Panevezys, together with Mariehamn are pioneers of a completely new project, The Baltic Sea City Accelerator. Read more.

Zennström dömer ut ohållbara affärer

‘Zennstrom condemns unsustainable business’

Dinapengar.se, 6 Sept 2016

Race For The Baltic’s founder announces the new innovation competition for environmental technology together with the Bank of Åland. Read more.

Alla kommuner påverkar Östersjön

‘All municipalities impact the Baltic Sea’

Media Planet, Hållbart Samhälle

It is not only the coastal municipalities affecting the Baltic Sea. All municipalities have rivers that eventually lead to the sea. Therefore, the Baltic is everyone’s concern. Read more. 

Miljardären som vill rädda Östersjön

‘Billionaire who wants to save the Baltic Sea’

TV4 Nyhetsmorgon, 6 Aug 2016

Race For The Baltic’s founder Niklas Zennstrom talks about his commitment to the Baltic Sea and how he wants to save it. Watch the interview here.

Västervik blir del av miljöprojekt

‘Västervik becomes part of environment project’

Vimmerby Tidning, 8 March 2016

Västervik has been named a pilot municipality in the Baltic Sea platform Baltic Sea City Accelerator. The main objective is to reduce eutrophication in the Baltic Sea through local measures and broad cooperation. Read more.

Östersjön engagerar USA:s man

‘Baltic Sea engages USA’s man’

Dagens Industri, 11 May 2015

Algae blooms in the Baltic Sea is a challenge that requires extensive technology investments. The USA ambassador in Sweden, Mark Brzezinski, recently brought together representatives of the Swedish business community to discuss the issue. Read more.

 Restoring Waters in the Baltic Sea Region: Report

Restoring Waters in the Baltic Sea Region: A Strategy for Municipalities and Local Governments to Capture Economic and Environmental Benefits’  was conducted by Boston Consulting Group and published in February 2015. The report has been well received in the media and amongst high-level decision makers. Find links to media coverage below.


Veckans Affärer (SE)

Dagens Nyheter (SE)

Nyteknik (SE)

SvD Rädda Östersjön (SE)

MiljöAktuellt (SE)

Swedish Radio (SE)

Supermiljobloggen.se (SE)

Cirkulation (SE)

MiljöRapporten (SE)

Miljö & Utveckling (SE)

Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (pg. 5) (SE)

Webfinanser (SE)

Aamuset (FI)

Verkkouutiset (FI)


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