Sustainable Stories: design and engineering projects
Read about some of AFRY’s recent assignments and how we, together with our clients, contribute to a more sustainable society. We call these 'Sustainable Stories'.
AFRY's vision is to provide leading engineering and design solutions for generations to come.
Delivering sustainable solutions and helping our customers in their transition to a more sustainable business lie at the heart of our business. To understand how we can best take action to consider the many overlapping aspects of today’s challenges, we need to see the big picture. That all components are linked together in one common system. By seeing the effects of our actions across multiple phases, we can shift our focus from finding solutions to the symptoms that are manifested to gaining a deeper understanding of the change needed to impact the entire system for the better.
The merger of ÅF and Pöyry, to create AFRY, strengthens our ability to solve complex issues from a holistic perspective. With expertise in critical areas such as water, energy, infrastructure and digitalisation, AFRY provides the core knowledge needed to discover innovative solutions to urgent global problems. Integrating a range of different perspectives makes it possible to assess the effects of a solution in a more profound way.
The projects in the magazine, AFRY Sustainable Stories, are examples of how this vision is transformed into reality.
Complex problems require systems thinking
"Delivering sustainable solutions and helping our customers in their transition to a more sustainable business lie at the heart of our business." says Marie Trogstam, Head of Sustainability at AFRY.
Read more at Sustainability at AFRY.
Connected cars pave the way for increased road safety
When icy weather strikes, it is a challenge to keep the entire road network accessible and to know where snow ploughing and salting are required. AFRY is collaborating with the Swedish Transport Administration and Volvo Cars to improve access and safety by using friction data from connected cars.
Wood chips and sawdust create new fossil-free alternatives
In attempts to reduce global emissions, the spotlight is often on forests. As absorbers of CO₂ and a sustainable source of raw materials, trees make a difference both during their lifecycle and after felling.
Drinking water sourced directly from the atmosphere
Clean water from thin air? Yes, nearly. With the help of AFRY, Swedish company Drupps has developed a system that captures water vapour from the atmosphere and converts it into clean drinking water. This new technology has the potential to lessen the burden on highly strained groundwater sources around the world.
AFRY Sustainable Stories
Real life assignments that show how AFRY, together with our clients, contribute to a more sustainable society. We call them Sustainable Stories. Download the material below (English and Swedish).