Cowi to follow in Ørsted's footsteps and ditch fossil projects

The consulting engineering group will spurn fossil and climate-adverse projects. In three to five years, the company aims to be fully green.

Cowis topchef, Lars-Peter Søbye, mener, at det er nødvendigt at dedikere sig 100 pct. til den grønne agenda. | Photo: Gregers Tycho/ERH

In a historic announcement by the world’s second largest engineering consultancy, Cowi, the group seeks to turn its back on everything related to fossil energy and building projects lacking a sustainable approach. By doing so, the group is poised to relinquish millions of euros in annual revenue to bet 100 percent on projects that contribute to solving the climate crisis.

The announcement comes from the CEO of Cowi, Lars-Peter Søbye, who is also a heavy hitter in the Danish industrial sector as chair of the nation’s largest trade association, the Confederation of Danish Industry.

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