Measuring the economic impact of the Danish industrial cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA).
The objective of The Joint Responsibility II (FAII) is to break down barriers between socially challenged groups and the rest of society. The Ministry of Social Affairs wants to monitor if the goals set with the program (FAII) are reached, and the projects carried out are to supply knowledge which will subsequently affect the work with challenged people positively.
In 2009, the Danish Ministry of Education launched pilot projects with teaching assistants in primary schools. After a test period, Ramboll Management Consulting conducted an evaluation of the measure to map and assess the impact of it.
Municipalities are in desperate need of treatment services for youngsters with mental health problems. Personal problems are to blame for the concerning drop in students who complete their education.
In a multidimensional masterplanning project, socio-economic experts from Ramboll Management Consulting analyse the total societal costs of environmental related issues in the multimillion city of Jeddah. Along with intense environmental studies this forms a decision maker’s manual to prioritising future initiatives.
The aim of the project was to inspire school leaders to rethink the design and lay-out of their schools, yielding new and innovative opportunities to integrate pedagogy and space. The project produced an inspirational catalogue, presenting more than 25 forward-looking and cost-effective examples of how to reflect and integrate different pedagogies in the lay-out and design of existing school buildings. The case covers the design, construction, refurbishment, equipment and operation of a broad range of education establishments.
How much value does the annual music festival "The most beautiful festival in Denmark" represent for our town? The municipality of Skanderborg asked Ramboll to answer this question. The result was clear – 350 million DKK to be exact. Apart from an additional turn-over of 41 million a year and the equivalent of 72 full time jobs, it contributes to an almost priceless branding of the city of Skanderborg, Denmark.
In 2000 the European Union launched the Single European Sky initiative in order to establish a more efficient airspace management in Europe. The aim was to reduce flying dis-tances, reduce waiting time for passengers and to reduce CO2 emissions. The aims will be achieved through the merger of the national air traffic control centres into larger centres across national borders. This will result in so-called Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs).
Denmark has a well-developed public school system with more than 582,658 students distributed at around 1,630 public schools (including special schools). The often lively and heated debate surrounding the Danish public school involves several ongoing and often interrelated themes. Ramboll has through numerous evaluations and studies informed these debates.
The European leaders have given handshake to reduce Europe’s annual primary energy consumption by 20% by 2020. And the European Structural Funds are increasingly being used to reach this target.
How can we improve the counselling in the Danish jobcentres to give more unemployed citizens a better chance for a job? With this question the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment began a journey towards new ways of counselling. By now, it has proven to be a clever move, says job centre managers.
People on sickness pay need to receive service that will bring them back to the labor market in the best and fastest way. In order to do so The Department of Employment and Integration in the municipality of Copenhagen has developed a management tool designed to a streamline and leverage the activation of these people with Ramboll Management Consulting. In general the target is to make a person on sick leave able to help him- or herself. This includes preparing more people to have a permanent job, lowering the number of persons dropping back into sick leave and shortening the time people spend on sick leave.
In 2010, all Nordic countries joined together to find a solution to an extensive cross-border challenge: ascending youth unemployment. To improve the situation, a study on youth unemployment was carried out aimed at avoiding future challenges and labor shortage due to demographic changes.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has selected Ramboll to conduct a best practice study on cloudburst resiliency planning in order to further strengthen the city's ability to plan and execute complex climate adaptation projects in the future.
50 suggestions for how regulation and procedures in the “Folkeskole” (the Danish municipal primary and lower secondary school system) may be simplified. This is the result of a study conducted by Ramboll. A large number of people working in the Danish school system were surveyed, such as teachers, secretaries, head teachers, directors of education etc.
This year, it has been 100 years since women got the right to vote and stand for election in Denmark – and that calls for a celebration. Ramboll’s legal department has assisted with the fulfilment of two tenders prior to the anniversary.
An increasing migration to cities and serious challenges from climate changes can threaten the quest for ‘liveability’ in urban areas. Third Nature has developed a holistic and groundbreaking solution, in which Ramboll Management Consulting has contributed with the underlying economic analyses.
Ramboll Management Consulting is to carry out a project funded by UNDP and AusAid concerning Public Procurement Capacity Development in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Faced with a variety of challenges, benefits and impacts of climate actions – or in-action - world leaders require evidence based foundations for decision making. This goes for executives in cities, local and national governments, NGO’s and the Development Banks among others.
As the nerve centre of logistics, Nuuk Harbour is too small and can deny Greenlandic growth. According to a new socio-economic analysis from Ramboll Management Consulting, Greenland can earn an estimated 80 million Euros by expanding the harbour.
Stockholm is an attractive city that is constantly growing. The influx of residents and the growth of the city presents significant challenges in terms of housing, communication, office space etc. As the city grows, public services are expected to cater for more citizens, as well as raise service and quality levels within a tight budget framework. This imposes demands on the ability of the City of Stockholm to innovate and develop.
Administrative burdens on businesses, in the form of excessive amounts of paperwork to public authorities, are high within the EU. It is estimated that these burdens on businesses amount to around 3% of the European GDP – restraining European productivity and competitiveness.
A heat wave in 1995 caused over 700 deaths in Chicago, spurring the city to champion the so-called “Urban Heat Island Initiative Pilot Project”, aiming to help cities mitigate the heat generated by urbanisation. Reducing the Chicago heat while also keeping cooling costs down has been a major challenge, but the City of Chicago has found an innovative solution in rooftop gardens – a green solution to lowering both temperatures and utility bills.
The Danish Working Environment Authority wanted to secure better accommodation for workers in the construction industry in Denmark. Ramboll identified potential solutions by conducting interviews with experts and by reviewing current laws and regulations.
In 2014, the Danish government initiated a new reform for all Danish public schools, which affects more than 500,000 pupils. Ramboll Management Consulting has cooperated with several researchers to support the Ministry of Education in achieving new academic standards.
Bringing innovative solutions and new knowledge into play might be exactly what society needs to create long-term, sustainable growth according to the Swedish Agency for Regional and Economic Growth. Ramboll evaluates the long-term impact of new initiative on society.
Workshop about challenges and solutions for the societal development in the Arctic 23 – 24 October 2013
In Germany, just under a million mothers with a migration background are unemployed – approximately half of all migrant mothers living in Germany with children under the age of 18. Yet, around 370,000 of them are interested in taking up employment in the near future. The Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) has initiated the program “Starting Careers – Mothers with migration background enter the labour market” to support not only the labour market integration but also the social and societal integration.
Oslo has developed a new strategy for how the city can be free of fossil fuels. Ramboll has assisted the Municipality of Oslo towards its goal.
This master plan will provide the vision and framework for economic, social and government based projects over the next 30 years. The creation of the Fujairah Strategic Masterplan Project is an initiative of the Government of Fujairah and will set a framework for the growth and development of the Emirate of Fujairah until 2040.