Talks

The Bridge Talks are free of charge and open for everyone, below are all our past events. You can find all upcoming Talks in our Calendar.

 

Upcoming Events

Sustainable Leadership with Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation (in Swedish)

The Bridge Forum lanserar nytt event om hållbart ledarskap: Näringsminister Mikael Damberg först ut i heta stolen! Det har länge talats om möjligheten att både tjäna pengar och driva hållbara företag – men hur går det till i praktiken? Vilket ansvar har näringslivet för samhällsutvecklingen? Och hur ser i så...
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The Bridge Talk #9 – Annika Olsson

The packaging - a necessary pain? Myths and truths about packaging. Food waste is a major challenge for society and for the food industry. Only in Sweden we spend 1.2 million tonnes of food each year, which leads to negative environmental impacts. Everyone uses food packaging daily and many have...
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The Bridge Talk #8 – Karolina Östbring

The earth gets warmer and warmer and it puts demands us as consumers. If environmental goals are to be achieved, a number of changes must be made. One change may be to choose foods that cause lower emissions of greenhouse gases, to choose herbal foods rather than meat. We should...
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The Bridge Talk #7 – Mark McClure and Gary Hampson

Trail-based tourism and recreation is expected to increase significantly in Skåne in the future. How can you create durable leads to better handle the increased pressure and wear that this will lead to? Lecturers Mark Mcclure and Gary Hampson together have 20 years of experience in creating sustainable trails and...
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The Bridge Talk #6 – Ola Alterå

Circular economy has become stronger in recent years and is seen by many as a solution to many of the environmental problems we are facing today. Last year, the government issued a survey on how trade in used and repaired or upgrading of different products could increase. Researcher Ola Alterå...
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The Bridge Talk #5 – Svante Axelsson

Sweden will be one of the world’s first fossil-free welfare countries. Not only because it is morally right with respect to future generations, but because it makes economic sense. Svante Axelsson, appointed by the Swedish Government as coordinator of Fossil Free Sweden, will talk about the unique benefits from converting...
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The Bridge Talk #4 – Danielle Ehrlich

How does sustainable urban development begins with human behaviors. How can interaction in the physical space enable engagement that drives a change? Danielle Ehrlich tells us how we through shared experiences can discover valuable perspectives that lead us to new, truly sustainable solutions. Together we explore how Malmö and Cape...
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The Bridge Talk #3 – Paola Hjelt

Paola Hjelt, who until recently was the Director of Global Changemakers, a network of young social entrepreneurs and activists supported by the British Council. Prior to that, she was a Fellow at the World Economic Forum, and a reporter at Fortune Magazine in New York. Paola talked about World Economic...
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The Bridge Talk #2 – Mikael Karlsson

Mikael Karlsson is senior advisor at 2050, co-president of the European Environmental Bureau, and former chairman of the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation. He talked about climate change and business and how to turn a threat into possibilities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flUTrofL5PA

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The Bridge Talk #1 – Michael Braungart

Michael Braungart is a true visionary environmental thinker. He currently holds the Cradle-to-Cradle chair at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and has long been involved with research and consultancy for eco-effective products – products and production processes in a loop, not only harmless to man or nature, but beneficial.

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