The Danish Climate Law

Danish Citizens Take Action on Climate Change

In 2018 we saw countless examples of the extreme consequences of climate change all over the world. Denmark also felt these consequences first hand with a record breaking hot summer. There’s no knowing whether this correlates to the overwhelming support for the new citizen proposal for a Danish Climate Law or not. However, it is safe to say that the backing sends a strong message to the government.
Man Advocating for Climate Law
The proposal was first published on Borgerforslaget.dk on January 16th. Within only 13 days, out of the 180 days given, the proposal got the 50.000 signatures required to pass and will now be processed by the Danish Parliament.…

The Journey Towards the 2030 Agenda – Women in Tech

A debate about the issue of cultural embeddedness and structural change

How can we integrate more women in the tech industry? In what way can we achieve more diversity in this area? And what is it actually like to work in the tech industry as a woman?

Women in Tech group photo
These and other burning questions were on the agenda at the Danish Technical University (DTU)’s event about women in tech, where the administrative director of Microsoft, Marianne Dahl Steensen, the representative from the Danish Social-Liberal Party (Radikale Venstre) Sofie Karsten Nielsen and Anne Kristine Schwartzbach, founder of Konfront presented their views and shared their experiences in a panel debate.…

SDG-Related Opportunities for Danish Businesses

SDG-Related Business Opportunities Could Be Worth DKK 400 Billion for Danish Businesses in 2030

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a set of 17 goals that meet the most pressing environmental, societal, and economical challenges facing the world today. The goals are interlinked, which means that lack of progress on one of the goals impedes progress on the others.

Businesses need the SDGs just as much as the SDGs need businesses. Businesses are dependent on people and planet, and they cannot succeed unless the 2030 Agenda is realized. Therefore, businesses need to engage in the successful achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.…

Doing business with an impact – The bio børsten Story

bio børsten logoSustainability within bio børsten

For our blog series “Doing business with an impact” we interviewed Ola Bungum, co-founder of the company bio børsten. Their contributions toward the 2030 Agenda lies on 3 Sustainable Development Goals – SDG 13 (Climate action), SDG 14 (Life below water) and SDG 15 (Life on land).

Can You Tell Me About Your Business? What Do You Do?

bio børsten makes sustainable and degradable toothbrushes which are made out of bamboo.

So, Why Exactly Toothbrushes?

We generate a huge amount of plastic waste in throwing away toothbrushes. People would not think that might be the case.…

Doing business with an impact – The Green Club Story

the green club logoSustainability within The Green Club

2030 Builders is ready to present the next company story in our blog campaign related to sustainability and entrepreneurship: the Green Club. It is run by two highly motivated female entrepreneurs who want to reduce the environmental impact other businesses have on our planet. More specifically, they are working with SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production). We talked with the co-founders of “The Green Club” Simone Nikander and Emmanuelle Dyer.

Can You Tell Me About Your Business? What Do You Do?

Our business is called ‘The Green Club’ and we are providing sustainable merchandising and promotional products for companies.…

Doing Business with an Impact – the Hairpal Story

hairpal logoSustainability within Hairpal

Progress comes from sustainability. We decided to make a series of interviews on how companies, like ours, are working towards sustainability to bring the goals from 2030 Agenda closer to realization.Today we talked with Christian Falck, co-founder of Hairpal. They are working towards creating a better work-life balance for hairdressers and more convenient appointments for people with very busy work schedules. By doing this they positively contribute to SDG 3 (Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages), SDG 8 (Decent work and economic growth) and SDG 14 (Life below water).

Can You Tell Me About Your Business?