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Do tech giants like Google, Apple or Facebook have too much power?

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Big Tech’s threat to democracy

Big Tech’s threat to democracy

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

Can art stop climate change?

What role can culture play in countering climate change?
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Profit with a purpose

Profit with a purpose

Can the UN Sustainable Development Goals drive businesses to help the planet?
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Food Choices for Change

Food choices for change

How can we fix the food industry and get more sustainable food products into our shopping...
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fashion

Slowing down fashion

Will it soon be cooler to rent, swap or buy secondhand clothes than to fanatically follow...
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Duty to Inspire

Duty to Inspire

Do countries that have a positive global impact have a special responsibility to share...
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The Nordic way to peace

The Nordic way to peace

Does a tiny cluster of islands on the border between Sweden and Finland hold the key to...
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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.

Hanna Aho

Hanne Aho (Finland)

Hanne Aho is the president of the Union of Journalists in Finland (UJF). As a trade union...

Shoshana Zuboff

Shoshana Zuboff (US)

Shoshana Zuboff is the Charles Edward Wilson Professor Emerita at Harvard Business School...

Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager (Denmark)

Margrethe Vestager is a Danish politician and European commissioner, currently serving as...

gunn hernes

Gunn Hernes (Norway)

Gunn Hernes is the director of the Nordic House on the Faroe Islands, a cultural venue...

Christian Gade Bjerrum

Christian Gade Bjerrum (Denmark)

Actor, entrepreneur and activist Christian Gade Bjerrum is the co-founder of Sustainable...

Kay Michael

Kay Michael (UK)

Kay Michael is a theatre director, activist and co-founder of Culture Declares Emergency...

NORDIC TALKS - SDGs

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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.