Listen to the latest episode

Should more houses be built from wood?

All episodes

Return to wood_Cover

Return to wood

Should more houses be built from wood? Yes, say some urban planners and architects.
Episode details
Consuming in a circle

Consuming in a circle

With the planet's resources being increasingly overstretched, the warnings are coming loud...
Episode details
Mining for the future

Mining for the future

Here’s the paradox: To shift away from fossil fuels and toward renewable energy sources...
Episode details
Drenched in tech_Cover

Drenched in tech

As adults, we've gotten used to remote working and online meetings. But what about our...
Episode details
Lessons from Generation G

Lessons from Generation G

They may be too young to vote – but can the up-and-coming generation of climate activists...
Episode details
Beauty industry makeover

Beauty industry makeover

Let’s face it – there’s an ugly side to the rapidly growing beauty industry.
Episode details
Big Tech’s threat to democracy

Big Tech’s threat to democracy

Do tech giants like Google, Apple or Facebook have too much power?
Episode details
Can art stop climate change?

Can art stop climate change?

What role can culture play in countering climate change?
Episode details

Putting sound to global challenges

‘Nordic Talks’ is a series of talks and podcasts addressing the biggest global challenges. 

Through conversations with some of the brightest minds in the Nordics and their counterparts from around the world we want to provide a space for contemplation and to share inspiration on how to take action on sustainability issues in our everyday lives. All Nordic Talks are dedicated to addressing the UN's Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) challenges.

 
NORDIC TALKS is brought to you by The Nordics, a project under The Nordic Council of Ministers.

YOU CAN MEET THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE IN OUR PODCAST

Thinkers and doers from around the world who are concerned about the planet we all share.

Nikolaj Sveistrup

Nikolaj Sveistrup (Denmark)

Nikolaj Sveistrup is the CEO and founder of URBAN AGENDA, a Copenhagen-based organization...

portrait_andrew_todd.

Andrew Todd (UK)

Architect and theatre consultant Andrew Todd has run architecture practice Studio Andrew...

Ola Lowden Landström (Sweden)

Ola Lowden Landström (Sweden)

Ola Lowden Landström is the founder and CEO of Omocom, a company that provides insurance...

Romain Poulles (Luxembourg)

Romain Poulles (Luxembourg)

Romain Poulles is the founder and CEO of PROGroup, a group of engineering companies...

Kristin

Kristin Skogen Lund (Norway)

Kristin Skogen Lund is the CEO of Schibsted media group. She was previously Director...

Erika Ingvald (Sweden)

Erika Ingvald (Sweden)

Erika Ingvald has led the Mineral Information and Mining Industry Division at the...

NORDIC TALKS - SDGs

Pledge

All Nordic Talks are dedicated to addressing the SDG challenges. We want to inspire each other to act – for a better, more sustainable future.

In August 2019 The Nordic Council of Ministers set the ambitious goal for the Nordic Region to become the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. Read the council's 'Vision 2030' here.