Bringing Swedish innovation, lifestyle and sustainability to China, through Yantai Eco City

Urbanization is shifting from speed to quality across many Second- and Third-Tier cities in China and the city of Yantai in Shandong is no different. Hence, China-Sweden Hammarby Eco City Alliance was formed by White Peak, together with Business Sweden, Sweco and Envac in 2019 to realize the need for high-quality urbanization. One of the […]

Eco-City discussion with Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone

On June 28th, a delegation led by Mr. Joakim Abeleen, Trade and Invest Commissioner of Sweden to China and Market Area Director Greater China of Business Sweden, and Mr. Mao Yongjun, Vice President of White Peak, visited the Administrative Committee of Shenfu Reform and Innovation Demonstration Zone in Liaoning Province to discuss eco-city construction related […]

Webinar: Potential cooperation in developing smart & ecological city

The global outbreak of COVID-19 aroused the awareness of smart cities and multi-functional buildings. With home office becoming the new normal, the question of how to integrate urban spaces has come to urban planners. Besides, global climate change and UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals remind us of the importance of eco-city. The Fourth Sino-Swedish Smart […]

Forum: Joint collaboration on ESG and workplace safety

White Peak, together with the Embassy of Sweden in China, Business Sweden and Eco-city alliance, hosted a forum highlighting China and Sweden’s collaborations in ESG and workplace safety in China’s real estate sector on 22 September in Yantai, Shandong province. ESG, or Environment, Social and Governance, is an increasingly important trend in China for companies, […]

Webinar: Building Swedish eco-cities in China

On September 1st, a webinar was held by Sweden China Trade Council to share experiences of Swedish companies to contributing to sustainable cities and capture growth opportunities in China. Representatives from Business Sweden, White Peak and SWECO were invited to speak on the Hammarby Eco City project in Yantai and the Eco city Alliance. Sustainability […]

Commemoration of collaboration on sustainable cities held in Beijing

On June 9th we commemorated and discussed the continuous efforts to strengthen the collaboration between China and Sweden in the field of sustainable urban development. This was an occasion to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Alliance and the signing of purchasing agreements for the Hammarby Eco City project in Yantai. Major national Chinese media including People’s Daily, China Daily, China Securities Journal and 36 Krypton participated and reported about the event. The event was opened by the […]

Getting back to work, while staying vigilant on epidemic prevention

At the beginning of this year, China took broad actions to seal cities and pause work to avoid the spread of COVID-19. The construction of Yantai China-Sweden Eco-City, one of China-Sweden Hammarby Eco-City Alliance’s ongoing projects, was also temporarily suspended. Currently, as local infections have gradually decreased, people are now getting back to work. The […]

Stockholm is the winner of World Smart City Awards 2019

The City of Stockholm has claimed the prestigious title World’s Smartest City 2019 at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona on 20th November 2019. The World Smart City Award highlights projects, ideas and strategies that promote sustainable urban development, and it is awarded to a city that has a global strategy in combination […]

China Jinan – Sweden Eco City Industrial Cooperation Dialogue

On September 25th, the Hammarby Eco City Alliance (from here on referred to as the Alliance), together with the Jinan Investment Promotion Bureau and Business Sweden, organized the China Jinan-Sweden Eco-City Industrial Cooperation Dialogue. The event was hosted by Jinan’s municipal People’s Government and the Embassy of Sweden, and co-organized by the Jinan Natural Resources […]

Launching of the Alliance

Alliance committed to bring Swedish solutions to China’s green, sustainable development Builders and companies from Sweden launched today China-Sweden Hammarby Eco City Alliance, committing to building a “signature smart eco-city” on the coastline of Yantai, in northern China’s Shandong province. The alliance, which was launched at a time when China has achieving green and sustainable […]