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We are now approaching the time for Sweden’s biggest political event – The Almedalen Political Week (June 30-July 7). An event on the island of Gotland in the Baltic sea which now brings together 20,000 participants from all Swedish political … Continue reading
We have a wonderful word in Swedish, ’lagom.’ Its meaning, like all wonderful foreign words, gets lost in translation, coming out as something like ’sufficient’ or ’adequate’ in English. But these synonyms fail to capture the contentment or perfect balance … Continue reading
We are a long way off solving the problem of climate change. One need only to think of the string of failed climate negotiations or the recent massive investments in tar sands and shale gas to appreciate this. It is … Continue reading
A week ago journalists, lobbyists, politicians and various other stakeholders attended Almedalen Week, one of Sweden’s biggest political events. A total of 17,000 people took part in approximately 1700 different seminars and workshops and of those that attended, 300 were directly … Continue reading
I spent three days this week attending the Stockholm+ 40 conference. We were a pretty eclectic group, formed of politicians, business people, young thinkers and legislators from many countries but with one common goal: to try and progress in this … Continue reading
Ranking Sweden’s top sustainability figures\ via Ranking Sweden’s top sustainability figures.
The importance of placing people at the centre of achieving sustainable development. Eradication of poverty and improving equity must remain priorities for the world community. Eempowering women and ensuring a greater role for them in the economy is critical for … Continue reading
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Sustainable Capitalism? – Politics and business – Creating business opportunities to meet a more sustainable society via Sustainable Capitalism? – Politics and business.
The European Union Court of Justice successfully upheld EU law to include foreign airlines in its Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). via Airlines look for a new landing strip…..