Prince presents awards during Forest Industry Week

Prince Carl Philip and Finn Rausing, who was awarded the Swedish Forest Industries Federation's Climate Prize. Photo: Johan Ardefors/oneday photography

On Tuesday 20 April, Prince Carl Philip attended the opening of Forest Industry Week at Norra Latin in Stockholm.
Prince Carl Philip presented the Bernadotte Prize, Guldkvistar (Gold Branch), the Swedish Forest Industries Federation's Climate Prize and Gunnar Sundblad's Skills Development Prize.

Bengt Karlsson, bioenergy developer at Sveaskog, received Count Carl Bernadotte's Forest Prize, which is awarded for "outstanding services to Swedish forestry".

CountyGovernor Maria Norrfalk, artist Henrik Teleman and Deputy Assistant Undersecretary at the Ministry of Agriculture Hans Nilsagård were awarded Guldkvistar. Guldkvistar are awarded "to people who have made valuable contributions to forestry at national level".
 
Anna Svedberg was awarded Gunnar Sundblad's Skills Development Prize for her research into the link between retention and formation in the manufacture of paper.
 
Finn Rausing, Tetra Pak, received the Swedish Forest Industries Federation's Climate Prize. Tetra Pak has reduced its climate impact by almost 10 percent in absolute terms over the past five years.