World Refugee Day – June 20th

UNHCR & Solvatten IMPROVED LIVING CONDITIONS IN UGANDAN REFUGEE SETTLEMENTS World Refugee Day – June 20th Last year, the number of forcibly displaced people in the world reached 80 million, and over 26 million refugees, for the first time in recorded history. Out of these, close to 1,5 million people live as refugees in Uganda. […]

Solvatten named in ‘Techarenan’ top 50 future Nordic firms

NEW AWARD NOMINATION Solvatten named in ‘Techarenan’ top 50 future Nordic firms 2021 Techarenan is a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship that brings together the most innovative startups from the Nordics, industry leading companies, policy makers and politicians.   The 50 finalists compete for the awards: Startup Company of the Year, Growth Company of the […]

New Partnership with ChildFund Kenya

For Children’s Rights NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH CHILDFUND KENYA AND BARNFONDEN Health and Security for Children Poor access to safe water and hygiene are the most basic factors behind illnesses among children in the world. Globally, children and their mothers spend a total of 200 hours every day to fetch water and carry it home. In […]

Viva Wine Group and Solvatten

Enable Positive Synergies VIVA WINE GROUP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SOLVATTEN Sustainable transports for social development Perhaps the most important goal within UN’s SDGs is number 17 – Partnerships for the Goals. This is key in order for humanity to reach every goal within Agenda 2030. Another important part is to find synergies between the goals […]

Svenskt Tenn & Solvatten

SOLVATTEN & SVENSKT TENN A Swedish Partnership Built on Sustainability and Human Rights Today, Solvatten and Svenskt Tenn announced that the companies will work together to provide clean water and life opportunities for vulnerable families and climate refugees in Uganda. The collaboration between Solvatten and Svenskt Tenn, which begins in 2021, will soon help hundreds […]

Covid-19, Climate and Gender Equality

ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS Covid-19, Climate and Gender Equality During the past year, Covid-19 has changed our habits, relations, work conditions, and way of living. Around the world, people suffer socially and financially due to limitations and restrictions in our everyday life. However, we must not forget the effects on the most vulnerable groups and […]

Unequal kWh’s

Unequal kWh’s

ENERGY POVERTY MUST GO Unequal kWh’s The richest 10 per cent account for about half of all carbon dioxide emissions in the world. At the same time, the poorest 50 per cent account for less than 10 per cent of emissions, yet the richest 1 per cent emit twice as much as the poorest half.  […]

Solvatten’s Founder Petra Wadström Wins Aftonbladet’s “Svenska Hjältar” Award, Environmental Hero Category

Winner of Svenska Hjältar 2020

Solvatten’s Founder Petra Wadström Wins Aftonbladet’s “Svenska Hjältar” Award, Environmental Hero Category “It all started with a small, creative idea to simplify everyday life. I had this idea, but what would I do with it now? I could not stop thinking about it. So I took the plunge and started.” -Petra Wadström (winner Swedish Heroes, 2020).  The story of […]