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Around the world: JYSK chooses FSC, garden event in Spain, and a new orchard in Croatia

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Author: Laura Glintborg Mouritsen, Student Help, Communications

Category: Awards , Product Assortment , Sustainability

Every now and then, we round up recent events and activities from some of the JYSK countries. Check out the latest here.

JYSK recognised for supporting parasports in Romania

JYSK has received the award for the best company in supporting Paralympic sports in Romania at the first edition of Sports Business Awards Gala. Raluca Dascălu, Communications Manager of JYSK, accepted the trophy:

"We support Paralympic sport because we believe that athletes with disabilities are a great example of motivation and ambition. If you listen to the stories of para-athletes, and I invite you to do so, I assure you that you will also be motivated to be more active," said Raluca.

JYSK Romania wins award for the support provided to Parasport
Ciprian Anton, Vice President of the Romanian National Paralympic Committee and national champion in para-tennis (right), handed Raluca the trophy.

JYSK chooses responsible forestry

In keeping with tradition, JYSK in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden participated in the celebration of the world’s forests during FSC® Week 2024. With the theme “You are what you choose”, this year’s campaign focused on the big and smaller choices we all make in our daily lives and what we pay attention to when using wood and paper.

JYSK participated in FSC week in several of the Scandinavian countries

 

Best Swiss Employers for the second time in a row

JYSK Switzerland has been recognised as one of the Best Swiss Employers 2024 by HANDELSZEITUNG and Statista for the second year in a row. This year, the country achieved 4th place in the retail category and 23rd place overall.

JYSK Switzerland achieves a fourth place as Best Employers 2024

 

JYSK Spain gets ready for outdoor season

On a terrace in Valencia, with the Mediterranean Sea in the background, JYSK Spain invited journalists, influencers, and B2B clients to the launch of this year’s outdoor/garden collection. At the event, the guests enjoyed presentations of the new trends for the spring-summer season as well as a flower arrangement workshop.

JYSK Spain hosts Outdoor PR event in ValenciaJYSK Spain ready for the outdoor season

 

JYSK presents first urban orchard in Croatia

On 8 April, JYSK presented its first public urban orchard in the city of Velika Gorica, Croatia. The project received support from the Embassy of Denmark, with Milan K. Jha, the Diplomat and Secretary of the Embassy of Denmark in Croatia, taking part in the planting ceremony. The orchard will feature a total of 94 seedlings of different varieties of fruit trees and bushes, such as blueberry, apple, and cherry. This spring, 48 seedlings will be planted, with the remainder to be planted in autumn. Citizens will have free access the pick fruit from the orchard.

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