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NCC’s climate footprint continues to shrink

NCC is well on its way to achieving its climate target, to halve emissions from its own production by 2020. At mid-year, measurements showed a decrease in emissions of 42 percent since 2015. The outcome is followed up on a full-year and off-year basis, where the half-year result is usually somewhat higher as the asphalt operations are not run for full capacity during winter.

Running a Mega Project

What distinguishes a Mega project and what is required to successfully run and manage a Mega Project? The question is highly relevant for those who started NCC's training NCC Mega Project Management Program last week. The training is a part of a major investment NCC makes in project management.

NCC continues to reduce its climate footprint

Over just seven years, 25 of some 30 asphalt plants in Sweden have been converted to run on biofuel. There are strong hopes for similar progress in other Nordic countries.

A headquarters district of international standard to be built in Ruoholahti combining the environment with service culture in an entirely new way

Deloitte will bring its Finnish headquarters and over 700 employees to the We Land building to be completed in the K. A. Fagerholm Square in the Ruoholahti district of Helsinki in 2022. The target set for We Land, a concept developed by NCC, is to upgrade the Ruoholahti district into one of Helsinki’s most attractive areas. The building is designed to meet the exceptionally high BREEAM rating of Outstanding.

Participatory city development made easy for residents - We Land Ruoholahti invites passersby to give insights

NCC has partnered up with CHAOS to be on pulse of the Ruoholahti residents, frequent area users, and workers to build the most sustainable and innovative business and co-creation hub in Helsinki – We Land. CHAOS supports project’s digitalisation by bringing forward demographics, and citizens’ sentiments.

Breakthrough in the spectacular project Eysturoy Tunnel on the Faroe Islands

On Friday 7 June, NCC celebrated its breakthrough in the sub-sea Eysturoy Tunnel’s 11.2 km long main branch which, on completion, will cut journey times to the capital Tórshavn from many locations on the Faroe Islands.

NCC dedicates week to health and safety

Starting today, NCC arranges Health and Safety Week for its fourth consecutive year. During the week, each of NCC’s more than 3,000 projects around the Nordics will dedicate time to help strengthen the health and safety culture at our worksites and workplaces.

NCC becoming increasingly equal

Today is International Women’s Day, and the trend at NCC is toward a more equal company. If the shareholders vote “yes” at the Annual General Meeting, both the Executive Team and the Board of Directors will be completely equal. NCC’s management teams are 40 percent women and 60 percent men, but in total the company is 86 percent men.

NCC wins health and safety competition in Finland with top score

NCC has been awarded first prize in the Finnish health and safety competition "Turvallisuus alkaa minusta” (Safety starts with me) where the winning worksite scored a historical maximum 100 in the TR-index, an index that is used to measure health and safety standard.

NCC’s swan label residential house nominated for an innovation award

A swan label residential building which NCC built for VAV has been nominated for an innovation award by Asuntomarkkinat, an annual housing event. This year the competition focuses on solutions and services that help control and prevent climate change.

Ann-Marie Hedbeck named General Counsel of NCC

Ann-Marie Hedbeck has been appointed General Counsel of NCC. She has been Acting General Counsel on two occasions, once in the Executive Management Team and once in the expanded Executive Management Team, since the end of August.

NCC’s Anders Torell named Nordic CIO of the Year

Anders Torell has been named Nordic CIO of the Year by international networking company Management Events for his work as CIO at NCC Industry and in this current position as CEO of NCC’s Loop Industries. The prize was awarded at the Nordic Strategy Forum Executive IT conference, where Anders Torell was selected from among a group of nominees that included Tommi Tuovila, CIO of Neste, and Åshild Hanne Larsen, CIO of Equinor.

NCC raises Operational Development to Executive Management Group level with Ylva Lageson

NCC is raising Operations Development to the Executive Management Group level with Ylva Lageson as Head of Operational Development and IT (ODIT). The new function in the Executive Management Group will develop NCC’s processes and work methods, develop NCC’s strategic work, IT and digitalization. Fredrik Vernersson has been appointed new Head of Strategy reporting to Ylva Lageson. He is currently working with transformation services at McKinsey & Company.

NCC sells office building in Aarhus to Topdanmark Properties

Per 30 June 2018 Topdanmark Properties A/S has acquired Zenit Company House I.2, which is built by NCC and contains just over 3,500 m2 of office space in three floors.

NCC sells office building in Espoo

NCC has sold the fifth and last office building of the Alberga Business Park to OP-Vuokratuotto Special Investment Fund.

Lower construction costs with Nordic cooperation

The Nordic countries have agreed to strengthen cooperation around the harmonization of building regulations and standards. Greater harmonization has been found to promote a more integrated market for labor and products, with cost benefits for property owners, contractors and the public sector.

CNN and BBC report on NCC and eRoadArlanda

International media attention around the inauguration of eRoadArlanda has been massive. CNBC, CNN, BBC, Fox News and a further 1,000 media outlets from around the world have reported on the project, in which NCC has a significant role.

Håkan Broman named Legal Counsel of the Year 2018 and Jessica Hellner as finalist in Rising Star of the Year 2018

NCC had both an award winner and a finalist when the Affärsvärlden business magazine presented its Legal Counsel of the Year and Rising Star of the Year awards for 2018. Håkan Broman, General Counsel and acting CEO of NCC, was named as Legal Counsel of the Year and Jessica Hellner, acting General Counsel of NCC Infrastructure, was nominated in the Rising Star of the Year category.

Christina Lindbäck one of the most powerful people in sustainability in Sweden

NCC’s SVP Corporate Sustainability Christina Lindbäck has been ranked as one of the most influential people in sustainability in Sweden. Christina Lindbäck is ranked 75. Sustainability is a prioritized area for NCC and essential to maintaining its leading position and generating growth.

Strengthened brand for NCC in the media

NCC has strengthened its external footprint in the media with more news, an increased share of positive articles, and greater visibility for its focus areas. These are the main results in an analysis by media monitoring firm Retriever, conducted between 2014 and 2017.

Anna Trane, Head of Corporate Media Relations & Press, NCC Group. Photo/illustration: Sten Jansin
Anna Trane

Head of Corporate Media Relations & Press, NCC Group