Karl-Henrik Robèrt is the Founder, Professor in Strategic Sustainable Development – The Natural Step.
Professor Karl-Henrik Robèrt, MD, PhD is one of Sweden’s foremost cancer scientists and the founder of The Natural Step. He is a frequent speaker and author on sustainability, and provides ongoing guidance and scientific research through the Alliance for Strategic Sustainable Development.
In 1999, Dr. Robèrt won the Green Cross Award for International Leadership, and in 2000 he won the Blue Planet Prize, the ‘Nobel prize’ for ecological sustainability, sponsored by the Asahi Glass Foundation. In 2005, he was awarded The Social Responsibility Laureate Medal by the Global Center for Leadership Business Ethics, and in 2006, Dr. Robèrt was included in the publication 100 Visionaries of the 20th Century.
Dr. Robèrt holds a PhD in medicine from Karolinska Institute and has served on the faculties of many of Sweden’s most prestigious hospitals and universities, including Huddinge University Hospital, the Chalmers Institute of Technology, and Blekinge Institute of Technology. He is a Fellow of World Business Academy, Advisory Board Member at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and Doctor of Public Service – Honorus Causa at the University of Portland, USA.
The Big Picture and the Role of Business With Dr. Karl-Henrik Robert. In this video, created in cooperation with our friends at DeLaval, Karl-Henrik Robert touches upon the challenges we as humanity face today and the role businesses can play. To enable seeing the big picture of the sustainability challenge and turning this into opportunities. He gives examples and methods of how this journey is possible and encourages all to start designing the future by identifying boundary conditions for a sustainable future.
Can we achieve sustainability?