Fresh off the press! Our newest WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases report is out! Meal delivery apps (MDAs) are a rapidly growing part of the digital food environment in the WHO European Region. The implications of this multibillion Euro sector on health, nutrition, environment and society at large are … Continue reading Slide to order: a food systems approach to meal delivery apps
The Power to Shift a System
As systems change becomes more urgent, so does the question of who has the power to shift systems. Does it lie with powerful insiders and institutions, or activists and social movements? Where does the power to initiate change come from and how can hard and soft power be harnessed together to shift a system? In … Continue reading The Power to Shift a System
Great Taste Zero Waste
The one-day conference Great Taste – Zero Waste aims to promote sustainable food culture and provide solutions to minimize food waste. I am really excited to moderate this event! The conference will serve as a knowledge and experience exchange between the Nordics, the Baltics, and Poland — countries with different historical backgrounds and experiences when it … Continue reading Great Taste Zero Waste
Setting the table: a story of food policy innovation
We all have the power to change systems. And it takes brave people to take the lead, take action and transform our food systems. This is the Nordic Food Policy Lab’s essential guide to creating policy playgrounds and pushing the climate agenda. Everyday across the world, food policy experiments take place. Big and small, these … Continue reading Setting the table: a story of food policy innovation
Future steps to tackle obesity
Join us on 29 June for the “Future steps to tackle obesity – digital innovations into policy and actions” conference. This conference is co-organized by WHO/Europe and the Portuguese Ministry of Health. A major part of preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is the capacity to develop a structural change in food environments. The widespread use of … Continue reading Future steps to tackle obesity
Speaking at the Change the World 2020 Conference
How do we navigate the future of food? Rather than speaking about one specific technology or idea, I want to show that we have so many different potential entry points and solutions to choose from. Change the World is the How To Academy's flagship conference that brings together the inspirational individuals and organisations forging a … Continue reading Speaking at the Change the World 2020 Conference
Is your idea transformative enough to win 1 million USD?
This is so exciting that I wanted to share the news with you! I am doing some work as a Consultant Researcher for the Curt Bergfors Food Planet Prize. I'm on the prowl for transformative innovations that have the potential to disrupt and transform the food system. Do you know of an organization or company … Continue reading Is your idea transformative enough to win 1 million USD?