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.

 

The Bridge Talk #21 – Lise Arleth

Welcome to The Bridge Talk #21 with Lise Arleth from Copenhagen University! When: November 29, 8.30-9.30 (Coffee and pastries from 8.00) Where: MaxIV, Fotongatan 2, 224 84 Lund This talk is free. Register here! Neutrons, X-rays and shooting the unseeable biology The combination of the two research facilities ESS and...
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The Bridge Interview #8 – Tom Erixon

The Bridge Interview #8 – Tom Erixon, Alfa Laval. Note: This interview will be held in Swedish. Alfa Laval fick toppbetyg när Dagens Industri och Aktuell hållbarhet i fjol rankade hur 109 börsbolag arbetar med de 17 målen för hållbar utveckling i Agenda 2030. Bland annat studerades hur väl FN-målen...
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Bridge Talk #20 – Philip Warkander

Fashion, consumption and sustainability – an unsolvable combination? The fashion industry has an enormous impact on the climate. The average Swede buys 13 kilos clothes every year – and throws away 8. Is fashion and sustainability really something that can be combined? Welcome to The Bridge Talk #20 with Philip...
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The Bridge Talk #19 – Gautam Ramdurai

How to improve and be creative Part of the responsibility of leading a team of creators as well as a complex business is constantly looking for ways to improve.  But often, we look outside for new ideas and methods – without necessarily factoring in what a big role self awareness...
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Bridge Workshop on Early Diagnoses in Healthcare

In most areas of healthcare an earlier diagnosis has the potential to significantly reduce both costs and patient suffering. Complex kidney care, antibiotics resistance, fall prevention among elderly, cancer, rheumatic diseases and diabetes are examples where faster, cheaper and thereby earlier diagnoses can make a huge difference for the sustainability...
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The Bridge Talk #18 – Aydogan Ozcan

Dr. Aydogan Ozcan is the Chancellor’s Professor at UCLA and an HHMI Professor with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, leading the Bio- and Nano-Photonics Laboratory at UCLA Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Departments. He is also the Associate Director of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA. Dr. Ozcan is an elected Fellow of...
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The Bridge Talk #17 – Clara Norell

Industrial hemp: bio-based, sustainable and renewable Clara Norell, a creative innovator with a strong network that spans the world. Clara is a construction engineer – educated in Sweden, at Malmö University, as well as a civil engineer education in South Africa, at Cape Technikon Peninsula University. She has a deep interest for...
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The Bridge Interview #7 – Annie Lööf (C)

En av sju punkter i Januariavtalet handlar om miljö och klimat, men vilken plats har de egentligen i Sveriges nya politiska landskap? Den frågan ställde ekonomi- och hållbarhetsjournalisten Thomas Frostberg till Annie Lööf (C) i ett möte arrangerat av The Bridge Forum. Samtalet kom att handla om det långsiktiga politiska...
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The Bridge Talk #16 – Henrik Ny

Henrik Ny, Senior Lecturer at Blekinge Institute of Technology, will talk about sustainable transport, energy systems and guide us through methodologies for strategic sustainable development. In 2010-2015 Henrik started and ran the first phase of the regional electromobility initiative GreenCharge, which involved some 50 partners from businesses, municipalities, regional authorities...
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The Bridge Talk #15 – Rustan Nilsson

Lets talk about waste, baby! Rustan Nilsson works as an Environmental Educator at Sysav and he gives inspirational talks on the theme "Waste, Consumption and Sustainable Development". With our waste as a starting point, Rustan explores which behaviours and patterns of thought that either contributes to or counteracts the development towards...
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The Bridge Summit January 30-31

The third edition of The Bridge Summit - The marketplace for global sustainable business, will take place at STUDIO Malmö, 2019 January 30-31 . The Bridge Summit is open for all of you who want to do your business by also contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goal. Read more here.

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The Bridge Talk #14 – Susanne Arvidsson

Susanne Arvidsson, guides us through on how the largest stock companies work and how to work with sustainability as a business case integrated into the business model. She will also highlight how risk management can be linked to sustainability work, and how diversity, anti-corruption and healthy tax policy have become...
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Fabrics & Fashion

Textile is the industry with the second largest global impact on environment. Therefore sustainability has become a trend in fashion not only among the brands and manufacturers, but also among the consumers. The Bridge Forum and Materials Business Center are joining forces to explore how the challenges of large organisations...
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The Bridge Interview #5 with Jesper Brodin

”Symboliska förflyttningar räcker inte. Vi måste titta på hela verksamheten och säga vad som krävs för att vi ska kunna leverera vår del”, säger Ikeas koncernchef Jesper Brodin. I ett samtal om hållbarhet med journalisten Thomas Frostberg, arrangerat av The Bridge Forum, berättar han om hur möbeljätten börjat köpa tillbaka...
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The Bridge Interview #4 with Bonas vd Kerstin Lindell

”Är du i näringslivet ska du bidra med lönsamma innovationer”. Det säger Bonas vd Kerstin Lindell. Hur man lyckas med det tog ekonomi- och hållbarhetsjournalisten Thomas Frostberg på sig att reda ut i ett möte arrangerat av The Bridge Forum. Samtalet kom att handla om lagstiftning, vikten av internkommunikation, om...
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The Bridge Talk #13 – Åsa Skogström Feldt

IKEA AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP   ABOUT Åsa Skogström Feldt, former CEO of The Hunger Projects, is currently leading the Inter IKEA Social Entrepreneurship Initiative. Åsa Skogström Feldt is passionate about sustainable development in all its forms, both economic and environmental, but mainly social. She has extensive experience in both the...
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The Bridge Talk #12 – Swaminathan Ramanathan

The Bridge Talk #12 - The Quantum City as a Living Organism: Chaos, Madness & the Method Behind It. A talk on sustainability, resilience and the future of cities! We need to change the ‘design’ of our cities dramatically and use circular design and platform thinking. Change is a challenge...
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The Bridge Interview #3 with Karolina Skog

Klimatengagemanget är större än någonsin, samtidigt dalar Miljöpartiets opinionssiffror. ”Varför?” frågade ekonomi- och hållbarhetsjournalisten Thomas Frostberg miljöminister Karolina Skog (MP) i ett möte arrangerat av The Bridge Forum. Samtalet kom att handla om vattendelaren flygskatt, vilket politiskt ledarskap som krävs för en hållbar förändring – och om tyckande ställt mot...
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The Bridge Talk #11 Josefine Olsson

The Bridge Talk #11 Sustainability x FashionTech What can we learn on the future of sustainable fashion by looking at 2600 ideas from 151 countries? The Global Change Award is an innovation challenge by H&M Foundation in partnership with Accenture & KTH that aims to identify and accelerate early-stage ideas...
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The Bridge Talk #10 Cintia Bertacchi Uvo

Climate variability vs. Climate Change: Do you know what is what? The global average temperature has broken several records in the latest years and climate has been getting warmer year after year. Should we expect this tendency to continue also on the next years? Cintia Bertacchi Uvo is a professor...
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The Bridge Interview #2 with Carola Lemne

”Hur hållbart är ert ledarskap?” frågade Thomas Frostberg Svenskt Näringslivs vd Carola Lemne under The Bridge Interview #2. Samtalet kom att handla om hur Sverige kan exportera sitt hållbarhetstänk, vad politikens roll är och hur ledarskapet i näringslivet bör se ut när det gäller hållbarhet. Utanför Studio Malmös höga fönster lyste...
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The Bridge Interview #1 with Mikael Damberg

”Om man ska få hållbarhet att hända måste ju någon ta ledningen” konstaterade Thomas Frostberg i ett samtal med näringsminister Mikael Damberg (S) om hållbart ledarskap, arrangerat av The Bridge Forum. Samtalet kom att handla om vad Sverige kan göra för Saudiarabiens hållbarhetsarbete, hur Malmös företag kan stötta Rosengård –...
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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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