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Launch of the Sustainable Finance Lab

On Friday June 11th, at 10:00 (CET) the Sustainable Finance Lab Sweden hosted its official opening. The Swedish Minister of Financial Markets Åsa Lindhagen, Director General of Swedish Innovation Agency Darja Isaksson, and the President of KTH The Royal Institute of Technology Sigbritt Karlsson set the scen for the upcoming five years.

On June 11th, Professor Kent Eriksson and Professor Malin Malmström, the Co-Directors of Sustainable Finance Lab preented the ambitions of the transdisciplinary lab. Together with Rebecka Wulfing from Nasdaq, Chairperson of the Steering committee, the inauguration was live-stremed from a studio in Stockholm. 

About the event

Sustainable Finance Lab´s overarching ambition was discussed, which is to foster real change and progress in terms of how financial markets – in Sweden and beyond – engage with and facilitate social and environmental sustainability. As a consortium, the Sustainable Finance Lab will develop an ecosystem of both incumbent and nontraditional actors to facilitate development of innovative and sustainable, yet commercially viable, business ideas and financial practices which align with broader societal sustainability goals.

Mission of the Sustainable Finance Lab Sweden

Our mission is to bring a transdisciplinary approach to financial research balancing the environment, equity and economics. We do so through co-creation with industry partners, combining diverse theories and methods with practice for transformative change. 

Read more about the lab at www.sustainablefinancelab.se

Read more in the Swedish article from Aktuell Hållbarhet:

https://www.aktuellhallbarhet.se/alla-nyheter/debatt/vetenskapsbaserad-innovation-och-utveckling-vagen-till-okad-hallbarhet/

 

 

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