DEDICATED INSTITUTE is a Swedish, innovation driven, non-profit organisation pioneering climate positive projects and research. The organisation collaborates cross disciplinary with industry, academia and research programs to co-create the institutes projects. Dedicated Institute operates globally with satellite offices in Stockholm, New York and Bali.
FOUNDERS Michael Lind and Fredrik Wikholm have spent a decade as entrepreneurs with a focus on sustainability innovation. Besides their work at the institute they are co-founders of award winning closing the loop concept, The Rag Bag, as well as Swedish clothing brand Uniforms for the Dedicated. They share a vision of a climate positive future through the leap into a new business paradigm. Fuelled by cross disciplinary collaboration and technical development.
Society is going through rapid changes, industries are being or will be disrupted by entrepreneurs with grand visions and breakthrough technologies. Solutions to environmental challenges and social impact is demanded by more people across the globe. Moving forward as a corporation in the 21st century you need to know why you matter and what positive impact your products have on society.
We bring together expertise in the intersection of climate science, latest technological advancement and disruptive entrepreneurship to support corporations in building global relevance, contribution to and positive impact on society and its customers.
We support your innovation process by raising your internal knowledge in and offering a method for leveraging the tools of environmental science, tech evolution and disruptive entrepreneurship as you reinvent your business to fit the demands of the 21st century.
ASHKAN speaks about technology and digitalization, and at what incredible speed change is occurring around the globe. His core message is how the technical evolution and rapid digitalization affects companies, business models industries and human behaviour.
FREDRIK speaks on how to support and expand your leadership in the age of disruption.Using science and case studies Fredrik maps out what the secret sauce of successful disruptors is and what tools you can use to reinvent your business to fit the demand of the 21st century.
MICHAEL is passionate about creating positive impact with change thinking. He provides new perspectives blending research, and innovation with the bold question to create change. He shares thoughtful and sometimes provoking examples, with the purpose to get people and organisations two steps a head of the game.
FREDRIK M brings you on a scientific journey on the many challenges facing humanity due to global changes to our planet’s climate and ecosystem. This is a journey paved with huge difficulties, but also great opportunities if we abandon business-as-usual and start working with nature instead of against it.
As international speakers and advisor's on the future of business, they work as a team or with individual assignments. Together they have worked with clients such as McKinsey & Company, the European Cultural Foundation, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Hyper Island, the Polish Cultural Institute, the University of the Arts in London, 30 Weeks, D3 Dubai, SVT Swedish Television and TEDx
Careconomy is a philosophy and behavior leading the development of our shared society, shaping a more conscious, inclusive & abundant economic system for the maximum wellbeing of all people on a resilient and prosperous planet.
Careconomy is an umbrella definition of parallel movements and insights growing today, joining into one powerful transformation. The economic system brought to a progressive humanistic use, aligning with the power of the planet, the needs of allpeople and the opportunity to update our society to a modern holistic form.
As a support to the transformation of society we are developing a tool called Planetary Opportunities. This tool will support global flourishing on a planetary, social and human level, based on scientific evidence of what we need in order to prosper on these levels.
We support transformation on three levels; citizens, business & politics.
Dedicated Institute accelerates projects based on climate positive innovation & technology by seed funding, launching and connecting with commercial partners in matching industries. The projects are operated across disciplines with thought leaders, pioneers, corporations and education hubs across the globe.
The worlds first climate positive synthetic textile fibre . Runtime: Aug 2015 – April 2017
Currently running an innovation project creating a textile fibre fit for the 21st century. This project is a Dedicated Institute partnership with Borås Textile University in Sweden, the Smart Textiles program and leading industry innovators.
WE LOVE to collaborate on new ideas, big ones, game changers, PROJECTS THAT MATTER and have an impact according to our mission. We are here to co-create and collaborate with you and your organisation. So feel free to reach out and lets realize some ideas together.
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