Articles

 

Danish fashion designer want’s to focus on zero waste fashion
Nov 2021. By Camilla Bergsagel Nielsen & Jakob Martini, Journalists at Finans.

The danish fashion designer Malaika Haaning, has created a New Yorker brand with recycled materials such as bicycle hoses and plastic bottles, and a zero waste strategy. Her ultimate goal is to open the eyes of the fashion industry to the fact that sustainable clothing is far from just about the materials used.

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Sustainability on speed: New demands on top management.
Nov 2021. By Camilla Bergsagel Nielsen & Jakob Martini, Journalists at Finans.

The Next ten years will bring bigger changes than the world has seen for centuries, predicts professor and co-founder of European Business Forum, Peter Fisk. Therefore, according to him, top managers and executives in the business world need to look away from the current business and focus on the future.

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European Business Forum 2021: Sustainable acceleration 
Nov 2021. By Steen Rosenbak, Editor-in-Chief at Finans.

The International conference European Business Forum will be held on November 9th in Copenhagen and will focus on sustainable accerleration. “We have recently seen a major breakthrough for sustainability as an integral part of the strategic core in many companies. It all starts with a passion to make the world a better place. To fight injustice, to solve the big problems and to inspire people to do better” says Professor from IE Business School Peter Fisk. Hear from the most sustainable companies in the world in 2021, Schneider Electric & Ørsted, and many more.

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If boards do not know enough, they can’t challenge the management
Oct 2021. By Nicolai Raastrup & Jette Aagaard, Journalists at Finans.

The board must be at the top of the green agenda. Board members are set in the world to nurture the interests of the owners, and must be able to challenge management in the important strategic areas. Sustainability is a big one, and if they do not know enough about it, they can not challenge management, assesses Esben Lanthen, Leading partner in the consulting firm Nordic Sustainability.

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Digitalisation is a big driving force in the green transition
Sep 2021. By Jeanette Fangel Løgstrup, board member and former Director in Danske Bank.

Data, technology and digital solutions play an important role in creating a more sustainable society. The corona crisis has emphasized the need for a strong digital adaptability, and today Denmark has a strong position as one of the world’s most digitalised countries. The EU has also named the digital transformation a top priority for achieving key political objectives: welfare, prosperity and green transformation.

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Business – The difference between climate balance and climate disaster 
Sep 2021. By Vikram Sharma, Country Manager at Tata Consultancy services Denmark.

The business community has enormous responsibility and potential to contribute to a sustainable future. But how? If the companies of the world move in unity, we will all move in the right direction. One of the keys to achieving long-term sustainability is better technologi that can increase efficiency and facilitate new innovative ideas.

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UN’s 17 world goals set the direction for sustainable management. 
Sep 2021. By Steen Hildebrandt, Professor at Aarhus University.

The UN’s global goals are evolving into a new way of thinking about leadership. There is no way around sustainability at all levels of business, and the UN’s global goals are laying the groundwork for a new management paradigm in boards, executive boards and management teams.

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How do you get employees back in the office after the pandemic?
Jun 2021. By Kim Ege Møller, CEO at Rhetoricaq and Napica.

Only very few companies have created a strategy for how the employees should return after a year and a half, with office space at home. But as the world have changed, and maybe also the company or the employees, it is wise to think about how to do it best.

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5 of Denmark’s largest companies appear on the Global 100 Index.
Jan 2021. By Katrine Grønvald Raun, Journalist at Børsen.

5 of Denmark’s largest companies are on the Global 100 index over the most sustainable companies in the world. It is the Canadian research house Corporate Knights that ranks companies with a turnover of more than 1 billion dollars.
The Danish companies: 2. Ørsted, 21. Vestas, 24. Chr. Hansen concern, 36. Novozymes, 98. Novo Nordisk.

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Technologi is man’s best friend and our greatest enemy
Dec 2020. By Sille Wulff Mortensen, Journalist at Finans.dk.

Technological giants have had great succes during the corona pandemic, where online video meetings has given companies new opportunities in digitalization. The dilemmas are lined up, but technology can become part of the solution to the many challenges that the world is facing. Technology is man’s best friend and our greatest enemy says Lars Thinggaard, former CEO of Milestone and board memeber of several tech companies.

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Denmark is lacking behind
Dec 2020. By Sille Wulff Mortensen, Journalist at Finans.dk.

Denmark needs to become better at attracting foreign talent to stay on top in global competitiveness. The key to future innovation and growth lies in the ability to attract talent from other countries, and here Denmark is lagging behind says Arturo Bris, IMD professor and expert in competitiveness.

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Capitalism must die in it’s present form
Aug 2020. By Louise Orbesen, Partner in consulting company Leading Humans.

The realization of capitalist enterprise in recent decades has run off track. It is serious and it is the biggest
threat to continued peace in the western world. The climate crisis has several causes, one of them is that
capitalism has mutated into a monster, says Harvard University professor Rebecca Henderson.

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