Published 13 October 2011

Takeoff for a sustainable Blekinge

On Tuesday 11 October, there was a kickoff for Sustainability Forum Blekinge at BTH. Some 80 people gathered, all wanting to contribute to the work for a sustainable Blekinge. Business leaders, decision-makers, financiers, politicians and officials attended the kickoff.

Professor Karl-Henrik RobèrtThe morning began with inspirational lectures by for exampel Karl-Henrik Robèrt, professor at BTH, and Charlotta Szczepanowski, quality and environmental manager at Riksbyggen, who spoke on the theme "The planet is in - Riksbyggen work on sustainability."

Picture of Åsa StenborgIn the afternoon the programme continued with a workshop led by Åsa Stenborg from The Natural Step, where the group sifted ideas and created projects that will lead to a sustainable Blekinge.

Finally, a letter of intent was signed by the Regional Council of Blekinge, BTH, Blekinge County Council, County Administrative Board of Blekinge and the Municipality of Karlskrona.

 

Heleen Podsedkowska
Project Leader, Sustainability Forum Blekinge

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