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You can't see it, but you still breathe it in: Air pollution is an invisible threat to millions of people living in urban areas, and many lives are lost prematurely because of it.

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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 podcast episodes 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...

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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

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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.