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SWEDTalk – Designing A Sustainable Future
05.12.2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sweden is one of the most innovative and sustainable countries in the world and Swedish companies enjoy a reputation of being sustainability frontrunners.
During this SWEDTalk we will explore different views and ways of creating a sustainable future through new innovative design.
This is an invitation-only event for key stakeholders within design, sustainability and business.
18:00 Registration starts
18:15 Welcoming Remarks (Ms. Helena Storm, Consul General of Sweden)
18:20 Key-note Speech (Mr. Edward Yau, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development)
18:25 Panel Discussion
19:30 Networking Reception
COO ∙ G FOR GOOD
Prior to her role in G For Good, Alyssa has accumulated over 8 years of experience in the management and strategic planning of local and international non-profit organizations and social enterprises, including Green Monday and UNICEF. Alyssa is currently incubating different social innovation projects with CSV elements and grooming a next generation of social innovators. She is also a speaker, judge and/or mentor for different organizations, including United Nations, Google, Facebook, Oxford University and University of Hong Kong.
CEO ∙ TECHNO CREATIVES ∙ SWEDEN
Joel Rozada is the CEO of The Techno Creatives. He has been a entrepreneur for over 10 years. Techno Creatives is a award-winning global interaction design agency working to create truly unexplored and innovative user experiences for the automotive industry.
GLOBAL STRATEGY LEAD FOR TRANSPARENCY∙ H&M
For fashion to be successful in a world with finite resources, it needs to explore new circular ways as to how fashion is made and enjoyed. H&M has set bold goals to lead the change towards a circular fashion future, such as using 100% sustainable materials by 2030 and have a climate neutral supply chain. Hanna Hallin is Global Strategy Lead for Transparency at the H&M Group. Prior to this she was the Sustainability Manager for H&M Sales Market Greater China after having worked a few years in Global Sustainability at H&M Group’s Head Office in Stockholm. Hanna has more than a decade’s experience in the field of sustainability within the non-profit sector, including Fairtrade Sweden and Clean Clothes Campaign. Before joining H&M she was the Executive Director of a Swedish think tank on civil society and has served as a board member of the Swedish National Committee to UNESCO.
JOHAN M PERSSON
Johan M Persson has 20-year track record of brand and design management with Fortune 500 companies and consulting for Government organisations from both Sweden and Hong Kong. He works with clients to drive business growth, Customer insight driven product development, tackle systemic challenges and launch new ventures. He is frequently invited speaker, writer and lecturer on the subject Design, Innovation & customer centric development for TEDx, CIDA, BODW, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Swedish Trade Federation and have been a visiting lecturer at HK Polytechnic University.
RSVP to Stacey Sit (firstname.lastname@example.org) at 2521 1215 by 2 December 2019 (Monday).