Michael Hanf, Executive Partner at Taival Advisory, and his guest Jaakko Nauha, Business Development Director at Tracegrow, delve into the world of new business opportunity creations. The discussion revolves around the Neste NAPCON Algae initiative and a cleantech company Tracegrow that makes sustainable fertilizers out of micronutrients extracted and purified from recycled alkaline batteries. Keep listening to hear how to stop wasting waste and make waste into a product instead.
For the world to move towards a circular economy and for companies to switch to a circular business and operating model, we need to make sure the required systemic changes are addressed and the different actors in the ecosystem are working towards the same goal.
We are launching a new podcast on all things circular and beyond! Our own Executive Partner Michael Hanf will be hosting a series of episodes with guest speakers to talk about ESG, environmental sustainability, circular economy, and everything in between.
As last year, also this year we have experienced major disruptions to the market environment. Michael, Reko, and Petri reflect on the year 2022 and give insights and learnings on the projects we've done. The episode is finished with predictions for the next year, 2023.
If you want to make ESG matters and responsibility stick in your organisation, you can’t rely only on a specialist role and individual projects. If ESG is not part of the daily work and management system, it will be buried under the next more urgent topics and slowly forgotten in time.
The change necessary to address the changing operating environment and market demands requires a fundamental shift in the way companies operate and do business. Companies will need to take the topics of environmental sustainability and circularity to the Board room and provide the required mandate and financial frame to drive real, fundamental change. This is only possible with a seat at the table for someone who is enabled to make the change happen.
There’s a growing number of companies that have taken environmental sustainability and circularity into the core of their strategy. Equally many companies have started small