Good business on a planet in balance. We help our clients towards sustainability and increased profitability through analysis, communication and business development. We work in the intersection of policy, research and business.
At 2050 we have vast experience in environmental and sustainability work; how to create business opportunities; how to show management the possibilities in the green economy; how networks are created and managed; how footprints are calculated; how emissions targets are formulated and met; how offset is best designed and how issues are communicated. We are convinced that the best choice for the environment is also the best choice for business.
Our driving force
We are eager! 2050 is our outlet to channel our commitment, our expertise and our energy for environmental and climate issues. Our slogan is: “Fast forward to a greener future”. Together, we have vast experience on environment and sustainability; how to created business opportunities; how to show management the possibilities within the green eceonomy; how networks are created and managed, how footprints are calculated, how emissions targets are formulated and met, how offsets are best designed and how issues are communicated and advocated.
Dangerous human impact on the climate should be stopped before 2050. We are helping companies, organizations, authorities and individuals to become winners in the transition to a sustainable development. Click here to see the short film that describes the paradigm shift facing mankind.
Capabilities: Sustainable business development, networks, project management, analysis, lecturer, Agenda 2030 (SDGs), reporting (GRI) and Global Compact.
Experiences: Master in Industrial Economics and Management in Economics from the Royal Institute of Technology, complemented with a Minor in Business and Development (CBS). Worked for Global Compact Nordic Network, both in Stockholm at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Sweden) and in Copenhagen at the Confederation of Danish Industry. The final thesis was a collaboration with the UN Global Compact in New York and an analysis of the Nordic approach to sustainability
Master in Industrial Economics and Management in Economics (focus on innovation and growth) from the Royal Institute of Technology, complemented with a Minor in Business and Development from Copenhagen Business School. Bachelor in Business administration and management. Worked for Global Compact Nordic Network, both in Stockholm at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Sweden) and in Copenhagen at the Confederation of Danish Industry. The final thesis was a collaboration with the UN Global Compact in New York and an analysis of the Nordic approach to sustainability (human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption including the SDGs) and the importance of network.
Phone: +46(0)70–716 72 61
Capabilities: Policy development, Networking, strategies for sustainable development, urban planning, sustainable transports, lecturer, public speaker.
Experiences: Climate policy advisor, climate and energy strategist.Master in Sustainable Development at Linköpings universitet, Master’s thesis on climate induced migration.
Deniz is a consultant at 2050 with broad experiences from politics and public service. Deniz have earlier worked with climate and energy strategies at the County Administrative Board in Södermanland, physical planner at the municipality of Nynäshamn and research assistant at the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research. Deniz has been involved in developing EU directives in her work as a policy advisor in the European Parliament. Deniz is deeply engaged in societal issues and was a candidate for the Swedish Left Party in the EU election 2019.
Phone: +46(0)76–427 15 80
Capabilities: Sustainable business development, management and strategy, project management, innovative processes, bio coal.
Experience: 5 years’ experience as CEO of a fast-growing agrotechnical company, sustainability business project leader and consultant, international experience from East Africa.
Phone: +46(0)76–223 53 25
CEO and partner
Capabilities: Business and leadership development, public speaker, moderator, lecturer, sustainable development strategy.
Experience: CEO at fast-growing service sector companies (incl. three Gasell), 10 years’ experience from leading positions in IT, 15 years’ experience from energy, transportation and commerce.
Phone: +46(0)70–577 00 97
Senior consultant and partner
Capabilities: Policy development, advocacy, networks, public speaker, moderator, lecturer, sustainable development strategy.
Experience: Haga Initiative Executive Director, +20 years with climate issues at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, the Prime Minister’s office, Stockholm Resilience Centre etc.
Nina Ekelund is the Executive Director of the Haga Initiative and is also the Chairman of the board and partner at 2050 Consulting. She has earlier been a politician and has served as an executive board member of the Christian Democrats and has also worked at the Prime Minister’s Office. She has also worked at Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the Environmental Administration in Stockholm. During 2015 and 2016 Nina was an expert Cross-Party Committee on Environmental Objectives (Miljömålsberedningen), responsible for setting new climate targets for Sweden.
Phone: +46(0)73–500 24 64
Ulrika Erkenborn Rugumayo
CFO and senior consultant
Capabilities: project and operational management, organizational development, SDG, sustainable development strategy.
Experience: Director at PwC, program manager at the Diakonia South Africa office, broad international experience through development project in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Ulrika has over 20 years’ experience as accountant and advisor, primarily focusing on internal steering and control, management and organizational development, project steering, assessment and anti-corruption. Her most recent work was at PwC where she was a Director with business area responsibility, pursuing issues regarding international developmental cooperation in Sweden and internationally. Further, Ulrika has worked as administrative official at the Diakonia regional office for southern Africa, focusing on human rights, democracy issues and capacity support. Within the scope of her assignments within international development, Ulrika has worked with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Phone: +46(0)70–143 22 22
Senior consultant and partner
Capabilities: Analysis and calculation related to climate, environment and energy, reports and audits, lecturer.
Experience: +20 years’ consulting in climate, environment and energy at ÅF, FVB, Tricorona and other. Founder of 2050. Expert in climate analysis and reporting according to the GHG Protocol.
Göran has a Master’s Degree in engineering with focus on power and heat production. He has over 15 years of consulting experience in energy and climate issues, and with special expertise in the calculation and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions. Göran has participated in the development of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, product-specific rules for EPD and ISO standards. He act as expert support as well as carry out calculations and advanced studies for strategic decisions. Past and present clients include companies in most sectors, such as energy, real estate, transportation, food , ICT and media.
Phone: +46(0)73–363 13 21
Capabilities: Business development, advocacy, networks, public speaker, moderator, lecturer.
Experience: Renewable transport fuels, energy systems, waste management/recycling, SDG. +10 years’ experience from sales and marketing in telecom. Secretary General for Operation Smile.
Senior Advisor and Head of the Network Cleantech Östergötland, a cluster initiative for environmental technology companies in eastern Sweden. Malin has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and non-profit world. Malin has previously worked in sales, marketing, product management and business development at Ericsson for twelve years, partly with Argentina and Mexico as a base. As Secretary-General Malin built up Operation Smile in Sweden, a medical relief organization that helps children born with cleft lip and cleft palate. Malin is based in Linköping where Malin devotes a large part of the time for managing and developing the Cleantech Östergötland.
Phone: +46(0)70–345 14 86
Capabilities: Environmental systems analysis tools, energy systems, renewable energy, urban development.
Experience: M.Sc., Energy and Environmental Management, Linköping University. Master thesis: sustainable urban development, densification and ecosystem services.
Linnea recently finished her M.Sc. in environmental and energy systems engineering at Linköping’s University. As part of her Master she also studied one semester abroad at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. Linnea’s Master thesis focused on sustainable urban development, more specifically identifying conflicting goals and synergies between densification and development of urban green structures in order to present recommendations for implementation of ecosystem services tools in the municipal urban development process. Linnea became part of 2050 in September 2018 and works primarily within analytics.
Phone: +46(0)73–704 85 22
Capabilities: Life cycle assessment, circular economy, environmental management, climate analysis, reporting, audits.
Experience: B.Sc., Energy and Environmental Management, the Royal Institute of Technology. Master thesis: sustainability and LCA at Nudie Jeans (Swedish jeans brand).
Emma recently graduated from the master’s programme in Sustainable Technology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and holds a bachelor’s degree in Energy and Environment. Her focus lies on environmental management and life cycle assessment. Emma did her master thesis at the Swedish jeans producer Nudie Jeans where she performed an LCA of several products and analyzed their environmental sustainability targets, in order to provide guidance on how to strategically prioritize their efforts.
Phone: +46(0)76–828 63 07
Capabilities: Business and leadership development, process/ project manager, networks, public speaker, moderator, lecturer.
Experience: Marketing director, head of sales, CEO and strategic project leader in advertising. Management board experience. Trained process leader within strategic planning.
Senior consultant and project manager for Östgötautmaningen. Peter has more than fifteen years of experience working for a manufacturing company, and seven years within consulting, where he has been working with business development, communication, brand management, business planning, sales management, process efficiency and employer branding. He has held a number of managerial positions, such as CEO, marketing director, sales manager and strategic project manager.
Phone: +46(0)70–323 28 28
Capabilities: Socio-economic analysis, ESG- and risk analysis, business development, environmental economics, SDG.
Experience: Sustainability strategist at Folksam, ESG analyst at Sustainalytics, sustainable investements analyst at Progress Capital. Specialist in TCFD and SDG in finance and insurance.
Consultant and environmental economist with a background in the financial sector. Jannike has previous experience as an analyst for responsible investments in Africa and as an ESG-analyst at Sustainalytics in Amsterdam. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Uppsala University and a master’s degree in environmental economics and management from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Jannike’s degree project focused on assessing companies’ environmental performance based on monetary costs of CO2 emissions as well as analyzing asymmetric information in the financial market. She has also committed herself to non-profit projects with AIESEC such as Energy Crossroads and as a volunteer in Kampala, Uganda.
Phone: +46(0)73–618 55 13
Phone: +46(0)704- 99 41 69
Capabilities: Business development focusing on Agenda 2030, energy, socio-economic analysis, evaluation, change management.
Experiences: 30 years of experience from sustainability in energy, environment and climate. Leadership roles in Sweden and internationally. Researcher with PhD. from KTH-Royal Institute of Technology. M.Sc. from the Swedish University of Agriculture.
Elisabeth (Liza) is a senior consultant at 2050. With extensive experience from project management, focusing on Agenda 2030 and sustainable development, she has worked in the private sector, state, academia and civil society. She has 10 years of experience on business development, planning, trade of biofuel and R&D from one of Sweden’s largest utility. She also has over 10 years of experience as a consultant where she has been assisting companies and authorities with analyses and evaluations. She was recently based at the Swedish Embassy in Mozambique, where she was responsible for the Swedish development portfolio for energy, environment and climate. Elisabeth has a PhD, focused on interdisciplinary evaluation methodology, a M.Sc. in agriculture, and independent courses in economics, anthropology and journalism.
Phone: +46 (0)790–46 40 79
Senior consultant and partner
Capabilities: Advocacy and policy, sustainable development strategy, environmental economics and law, moderator, lecturer.
Experience: Ph.D. Environmental and Energy Systems. Agronomist, professor. Former chair for the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and the EEB. +20 years with environmental issues.
Senior partner with over 20 years of experience in environmental organizations and environmental research. Mikael was chairman of The Swedish Nature and Conservation Society (SNCC) between 2002 and 2014 and currently leads the European Environmental Bureau, the EU’s largest environmental organization. Mikael is researching sustainable development strategies in both politics and business, among other things related to energy chemical and marine environmental issues . He is active in the Government’s Environmental Objectives Preparation and has worked in a number of expert groups, including the European Commission’s high-level groups on resource efficiency and climate and competitiveness.
Phone: +46(0)70–316 27 22
Helena Kock Åström
Capabilities: Process and project management, environmental and climate strategy, network, communications, lecturer.
Experience: +20 years’ experience with Linköping municipality’s climate and energy strategy. Project leader Science Park Mjärdevi, start- and scale-ups. Highschool / university lecturer.
Phone: +46(0)70–516 30 25
Phone: +46(0)70–109 86 87
Capabilities: Business development, management and strategy development, networks, SDG, analysis.
Experience: Stockholm Exergi, business development. Internships at EnBW (Germany) and TRINE. Master thesis: SCA Timber, sustainability strategy.
Victor is a recent graduate within the field of Energy, Environment and Management Engineering. His focus lies within business development for organisations to identify new innovative business possibilities on problems related to sustainability. Victor has previous experiences of business development and sustainability from both start-ups as well as at larger Swedish and German industry companies.
Phone: +46(0)70–587 91 88
Phone: +46(0)737- 03 71 58
Capabilities: Passenger transport, analysis and calculation related to climate, environment and energy, energy systems, supply chain.
Experience: B.Sc., System in Technology and Society at Uppsala University. Master thesis: autonomous vehicles in rural public transport. Climate calculations at Daniel Wellington.
Phone: +46(0)72–854 01 79
Phone: +46 (0)73–832 81 74
Phone: +46 (0)73–687 76 01
Capabilities: Analysis and calculation related to climate and water, audits, supply chain, software development, lecturer.
Erfarenhet: Supply chain, project management and enterprise resource planning at Accenture etc. Supply Chain Controller at T2-Tea (Australia), procurer at Think (Norway).