ABN has an increased focus on resources in Greenland and international issues related to the mining and oil industry. Insight and knowledge of current conditions - particularly with regard to projects and activities in Greenland.
Arctic Business Network focuses on arctic knowledge
Members of ABN are engaged in doing business in the Arctic - including many especially in Greenland. All companies operate with a specialist knowledge, and in the events organized in the network, we seek to gather and share experiences while new knowledge and insights is acquired.
Arctic Business Network focuses on the production of food based on ingredients from the Arctic. A large number of members of the network have focused on just the Arctic food and market opportunities for exports and imports.
Arctic construction method
Recruitment and retention
Recruitment and retention of workers in Greenland is a central issue for many of ABN´s members. At the same time training and building skills is important, - therefore ABN has collected a presentations about these key topics.
ABN is focused on communication and dissemination of news and current events. ABN has established a good network to a number of news outlets already, which also raises awareness of ABN.
ABN is also focused on the media scene in Greenland and is able to provide a glimpse behind the scenes, when 3 promite media eksperts reveals information about the media and their working conditions, as well as give a presentation on how to constructively cooperate with the media.
What does it mean when doing business in the Arctic - particularly in Greenland?
What separates the Greenlandic market from other markets, and where acquired skills transferable to other markets?
All ABN members adapt the company, then the assignment matches the competencies present and skills to be fed. But how do companies acquire his knowledge? And how can this knowledge be used strategically to seek partners, look at new markets or strengthen existing business?
At a workshop organized by ABN, we went in search of more knowledge about the Arctic expertise available in the member companies. A number of business people with business in the whole Arctic region came with some ideas about what you could characterize as Arctic skills.
What skills are needed to create successful business?
- Ramboll 360: Concentration of powers v/Innovation Director & Chariman of ABN Poul Hededal
- Arctic Group: Transfer of competencies to new markets v/CEO Peter Freiesleben
- ARIS: specialist in remote area logistics solutions v/CEO Klaus Allan Harnvig Krane & Project Manager Sebastian Ravn Rasmussen
- Business Institute: custom-made solutions for management development in the Arctic v/Rector Lars Ib
- Læsøe Consulting: working with domestic companies and public authorities v/dir. Anders Læsøe
- The Greenlandic cultural understanding as a foundation for the development of business cultures v/Henriette Berthelsen, INUA
- Opportunities and challenges for start-ups: Pilu Greenlandic Organic Products v/Ivonn Hegelund Stenskov, PILU Arctic Care
Read ABN's different blog post on Future Greenland 2015
Sermitsiaq´s press coverage
- Comment: Boo - here comes Future Denmark
- Brian Buus: Waite with the reviews til Wednesday
- Large pension fund: Here is our billion plan for Greenland
- Possible major project under its way in South Greenland
- Design won the Entreprise Award
- Lots of photos: First conferenceday in Nuuk
- Participants story: Greenland Ice won the Export Prize
The Economic Council publishes annually a rapport about Greenland's economy, focusing on the parameters:
- Short-term outlook
- Current economic policy
- Population Development and Regional Policy
Greenland's Economy in 2015 - read the report here