Kaj Embren

A new list of Swedens most influence people in the field of Environment has been published. The new ranking list will give you a deeper insight in the field of opinions, environment and Sustainable Development. The Environmental Dayli’s (owned by IDG) list of the 100 most influence figures 2013 are again topped by Johan Rockström, Professor and Head of the Stockholm Resilience Center.

Number 2 on the list is Mikael Karlsson, President of the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC), Sweden’s largest environmental NGO.

A new person has been placed as number 3 on the list – Emma Ihre. Emma Ihre, a Special Advisor Sustainability at Ministry of Finance. She has many years of experience in assessing and drive sustainability.

Number 4 is Mattias Klum, Photographer and a film maker. One of his latest project was the book – The Human Quest – An illustrated book that he developed together with Johan Rockström – See the video and read more about the book.

Number 5 is Anders Wijkman, former MEP, President of the Rome Club. He wrote a debate book 2012 together with Johan Rockström – Bankrupting Nature – See the interview

Number 6 is Jan Eliasson, also new on this years list. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary General at the UN since July 2012. See the interview from the opening of the Hard Rain Exhibition in the City of Lund 2012.

Number 7 is Svante Axelsson, Secretary General of the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC), Sweden’s largest environmental NGO.

Number 8. The third new of the top 10 on the ranking list is Annika Jacobson, Head of Greenpeace, Sweden.

Number 9 Pär Holmgren, a popular former Swedish Television weatherman also senior advisor at Respect, a values based consultancy in Sweden

Number 10 Åsa Romson, spokesperson for the Greenparty in Sweden.

You can also look at the last years blog about ranking list from Sweden.

In the coming week I will update this list with information who are nominated to the Sustainable Leadership Prize awarded by of Environmental Managers (NMC) to reward a person with competent leadership contributed to a successful sustainability efforts. The purpose of the award is to recognize the work of sustainable development activities in the Swedish society and increase interest in leadership in these areas.

So, when you visit Sweden next time – why not get in touch and build your network!

Kaj Embrén


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