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Upcoming event: Failure Lunch! Learning from Failing Dialogues for Sustainable Urban Development. 22 November 2017

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Launch of SDSN Northern Europe 25-26 February, 2016

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A catalyst for utilization of knowledge for a sustainable society

We create and host workshops, conferences and seminars with our members to join forces for sustainable solutions. We’re a facilitator between academia and the society, a catalyst for utilization of knowledge.

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Upcoming Events

Failure Lunch! Learning from Failing Dialogues for Sustainable Urban Development. 22 November 2017
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Past Events

Session: Green Investment Tools for Sustainable Development 20 October, 2017

20 October, 2017 SDSN Northern Europe hosted a session on Green Investment Tools for Sustainable Development at the NTNU Sustainability Science Conference in Trondheim. Watch Kristina Alnes – CICERO, Björn Bergstrand – Kommuninvest, Idil Bilgic – EBRD, Anders Olstad – Entra and Sunniva Bratt Slette – Storebrand discussing how green investment tools can be scaled up and how they can be more holistic in the Agenda 2030 perspective.

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Workshop 1 in the series Agenda 2030: An Ocean of Opportunities for Academia 9 October, 2017

9 October, 2017 SDSN Northern Europe arranged the 1st workshop in the series Agenda 2030: An Ocean of Opportunities for Academia, at KTH, Stockholm. Representatives from Stockholm Environmental Institute, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University of Helsinki and Chalmers University of Technology shared examples from their organizations on current activities and beneficial effects for a sustainable society. Representatives from universities and higher education institutions in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland took part in the workshop focusing on the question: How do we know that our activities for utilization of research have effects that benefit sustainable development?

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Solution Initiative Forum Oceans 16 May, 2017

“The solutions are out there. Now we need to create strong collaborations between different stakeholders and we also need to join forces to communicate around the solutions related to SDG14”

On May 16, 2017, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Northern Europe in collaboration with the Maritime Cluster of West Sweden hosted an action-oriented event where entrepreneurs, industry, investors, researchers and decisionmakers came together to create more sustainable solutions for our oceans.

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Localizing Global Agendas – Social focus key to leave no one behind, 20 June 2017
The SDSN Northern Europe was one of the partners contributing to the conferens Localizing Global Agendas – Social focus key to leave no one behind organised by the SDSN Northern Europe member The Swedish independent think tank Global Utmaning. The conferens highlighted success factors and strategies to deliver on Sustainable Development Goals, and particularly how national policies can serve as tools for local implementation.

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Sustainability Science day in Helsinki 11-12 May, 2017

Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Global SDSN, Anna Nordén, Program Manager of SDSN Northern Europe and Maria Svane, Member Coordinator at SDSN Northern Europe were some of the speakers at the Sustainability Science day in Helsinki 12 May.

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Launch of SDSN Northern Europe 25-26 February, 2016

The SDSN Northern Europe was officially launched in Gothenburg February 25-26 with the participation of the Swedish Prime Minister, top academics and the CEOs of several major Swedish companies.

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