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Janna Jarlman

Investment Analyst, Norrsken Foundation

What is best about ASAP?
We need positive change agents in both big companies and small impact ventures and ASAP is a great way of making sure we have those change agents in all layers of society.

What makes a sustainability leader?
Courage!

Johan Kuylenstierna

Adjunct professor at Stockholm university and vice chair of the Swedish Climate Policy Council

What is best about ASAP?
We cannot afford a generation lost in climate anxiety; we need to focus on all the amazing opportunities and encourage the next generation of leaders to take control of their own future.

What makes a sustainability leader?
Strong focus on opportunities and solutions.

Mia Crawford

Coordinator 2030 Agenda, Department of Global Agenda, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

What is best about ASAP?
Learning by doing - young professionals getting hands on experiences of solving sustainability challenges.

What makes a sustainability leader?
Think outside the box and connect the dots.

Mattias Goldmann

Managing Director, Fores

What is best about ASAP?
I am in a hurry to reap the benefits of changing into a sustainable, smart and efficient world before everyone else has already done it. With ASAP I expect to be simply blown away by creative solutions to challenges most of us have barely identified yet. Game on!

What makes a sustainability leader?
Eager to move full speed ahead into tomorrow’s world.

Ishtar Touailat

Head of innovation, Tieto

What is best about ASAP?
I believe in “learning by doing” and ASAP is a great platform for talented students. I am excited about the multidisciplinary approach and how the students are encouraged to challenge industries to focus on positive impact!

What makes a sustainability leader?
Value-driven leadership.

Ragnar Unge

Managing Director, Ecolabelling Sweden

What is best about ASAP?
Coming generations need sustainability in their veins and we are all responsible for supporting them in changing how we live, work and do business. ASAP let’s us contribute and build a platform for future leaders.

What makes a sustainability leader?
A sustainability leader is aware of how we need to live and act within a sustainable framework.

This is just the beginning!

4 stops on the ASAP tour with a 100 students at every stop. Hundreds who applied to become ASAP Leaders. 18 selected. 5 intense days where our ASAP Leaders got to work in teams to solve the cases that our industry partners brought to the table. Swedens Minister for Financial Markets and Housing Per Bolund formed a council of the ASAP Leaders. 1 fantastic night at Münchenbryggeriet filled with inspiration, new and innovativ ideas and sustainability and now we are here! Our ASAP Leaders have graduated and we couldn't be happier. But this is just the beginning of the ASAP journey! The ASAP Leaders greatest impact is yet to come!

Meet the ASAP Leaders!

December 4th, 23.59

Application closes

December 13th

Selection results

December 18th

Presenting the ASAP Leaders

January 25th-28th

ASAP Leaders in Stocholm

January 28th

ASAP Leaders Graduation

January 28th

ASAP Leaders Graduation

January 25th-28th

ASAP Leaders in Stocholm

December 18th

Presenting the ASAP Leaders

December 13th

Selection results

December 4th, 23.59

Application closes

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  • Give your career a flying start with a unique extracurricular training?Join and boost your sought-after sustainability and leadership skills!

  • Build your network? Be a part of a larger network of students that share your dedication and interest in sustainability!

  • Meet competent professionals, experts and potential future employers? You might surprise yourself and get inspired by people and industries that are not even on your radar - yet!

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What is a sustainability leader?

According to ASAP a sustainability leader is "an individual that regardless of context or formal position strives to drive the sustainability agenda forward by challenging thought patterns or actions, small or big, that is guiding us in an unsustainable direction". ASAP has attempted to boil down the vision of a sustainability leader to 5 core competencies and qualities and what ASAP can do in practice to empower students in this direction:

  • #1 Global and systemic mindset
  • #2 Extreme collaboration skills
  • #3 Curiosity and critical thinking
  • #4 Courage
  • #5 Grit

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