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Business is a powerful catalyst for solving society’s greatest challenges.

- Dr. Sonja Lahtinen

Reframing the role of companies in sustainability

Whether tackling grand challenges such as climate change, human rights violations, or disease outbreaks, companies have much to contribute to the sustainable world.

Yet, nearly every entrepreneur, business leader, and manager faces the challenge of addressing sustainability the right way—the way that deepens engagement with their core business, customers, teams, and within their natural environment.

Delving deeper than sustainability reporting, this website invites you to think sustainability in new ways that can readily be translated into action.

Dr. Sonja Lahtinen

I’m a research & insight manager at a strategy consultancy Co-founders, postdoctoral researcher at Tampere University, and a keynote speaker on the role of companies in addressing some of the world's most serious evolving challenges.

In my work, I combine academic rigor with real-life business cases. I explore ways for companies to address sustainability in the most meaningful way.

I built this website to share what I've discovered during my journey in the sustainable business world. I invite you to explore some of the most fascinating questions concerning the future direction of companies, societies, and ecosystems at large.

Living with intention and (sustainable) energy

Some of my recent thoughts and ideas on business sustainability, science and society:

Sonja Lahtinen

Meidän menestyjät -paneeli 20.5.2020: Eettinen ja ympäristöjohtaminen

By Sonja | May 17, 2021

Minulla oli kunnia tulla kutsutuksi JCI Pirkanmaa – Pirkanmaan Nuorkauppakamari järjestämään “Meidän Menestyjät”…

Viherpesu

UNIT Magazinen haastattelussa: Viherpesun sijaan kuluttaja haluaa kuulla yrityksen kehityksestä, myös virheistä

By Sonja | March 20, 2021

Avaan tuoreessa UNITin haastattelussa, miksi yritysten kannattaa kertoa myös epäonnistumisistaan kestävän kehityksen parissa.…

Patagonia Vote the assholes out

Talouselämän Tebatti: Onko yritysaktivismi uhka vai mahdollisuus?

By Sonja | February 17, 2021

*Alkuperäinen kirjoitus on julkaistu Talouselämän Tebatti-palstalla 11.10.2020 Amerikkalainen vaatevalmistaja Patagonia onnistui syyskuussa yllättämään…

Contact Sonja

Keynote speaker  ───   Researcher ─── Business Consultant

Address

Faculty of Management and Business
Tampere University, Finland

Email

sonja.lahtinen@tuni.fi

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