Insight blog

Welcome to a more personal page from NRC Group. We share thoughts on various topics related to sustainability, infrastructure, recycling, energy, environment, innovation and much more. Our goal is to inspire you and start a conversation with you.

Becoming Inspiring Leaders

How can a leader motivate, inspire, and help employees develop at work? This was the focus for 16 emerging leaders who recently gathered for the Navigator program, NRC Group's Nordic development initiative for future leaders.

, by Katri Koivula, Charlotte Krog

Navigating ESG Challenges: Insights from Katri Koivula, Senior Manager at Position Green

Katri Koivula, Senior Manager at Position Green, brings a wealth of experience and passion to her role in ESG consulting.

, by Charlotte Krog

Push for gender equality in our industry

It is well known that our industry is characterised as a male-dominated environment. Only 10.7% of our employees are females. This can discourage women from applying to roles in NRC Group.

, by Charlotte Krog

Anders Gustafsson is the new CEO in NRC Group

Interview with our new CEO Anders Gustafsson

, by Jukka Viitanen

Our first visit to the green bond market

Investing in sustainable business practices is essential for transforming old business models.

, by Charlotte Krog

Use of drones in railconstruction

Listen to Erik Hellberg, business developer at NRC Group Sweden, talk about how drones are used in projects.

, by Charlotte Krog

Video series: ESG with NRC Group and Bane NOR

The purpose of this video series is to discuss how NRC Group and Bane NOR collaborate on sustainable topics in the course of our joint projects. How we execute our projects matters to us. We will provide examples in our videos that explain why and how we do what we do.

, by Ville Vainiomäki

Carbon roadmap

As of 2035, NRC Group Finland aims to be carbon neutral. The management group of NRC Group Finland approved a new carbon roadmap for 2035 in June.

, by Eline Dalland

CEO and Executive director of the UN Global Compact was impressed by a sustainable NRC project

At Tryvann, NRC Group Norge is building a water reservoir for Oslo municipality. Sanda Ojiambo from the UN Global Compact came to visit. 

, by Eline Dalland

NRC Group raises unskilled workers to vocational qualifications

NRC Group is strongly committed to providing unskilled workers with formal competence.

, by Jukka Viitanen

Jukka comments on the Sustainability report

- We have now released our third independent Sustainability report. I am so proud of the report for 2022, he says. 

, by Slava Ivanov

What is a digital twin?

What is a digital twin and how can it be used in construction?

, by Jukka Viitanen, Michael Hanf

The Circular Coffee Break

Podcast: The Circular Coffee Break

, by Petter Nordby


In October and November last year, the climate was in focus when UN members gathered during COP26 and COP27 to agree on a common course for handling the climate challenges we face. 

, by Jukka Viitanen

Infrastructure as driver of a sustainable society

Unexpected events during the past years have brought many of us re-consider the values of life.

, by Jukka Viitanen

Jukka talks about the huge potential for circular use of materials

The industry NRC Group operates within, is a heavy user of materials and energy; more than 40 % of natural resources are consumed and almost 40 % of global greenhouse gas emissions are generated in the building and construction industry.

, by Fanni Valkama

Fanni's master thesis on the environmental impact of rail materials

Fanni Valkama coworked with NRC on her master thesis. Hear her talk about her theses and what she found.