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Regen Melbourne: How Regen Melbourne is approaching systemic change

May 22 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Regen Melbourne is an engine for collaboration in service to the regeneration of Greater Melbourne, Australia. Formed in 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are powered by an alliance of more than 200 organizations and aim to support systems-level collaboration. Regen Melbourne exist to launch and drive ambitious, systemic, and collaborative projects that chart a course to a regenerative Melbourne:

  • Swimmable Birrarung: regenerating major waterway as the life force of the city.
  • Participatory Melbourne: (re)building trust, agency, and active citizenship across Melbourne.
  • Regen Streets: catalyzing a wave of regenerative neighborhoods and streets.
  • Regen Food: accelerating the emergence of a regenerative and circular food system.

The ultimate goal of this work is to bring Melbourne into the safe and just space between our social foundation and ecological ceiling, as defined by the Greater Melbourne City Portrait.

About the speaker
Kaj Löfgren is the CEO of Regen Melbourne, an engine for ambitious collaboration, in service of Melbourne. Powered by an alliance of more than 200 organizations, Regen Melbourne is the catalyst and host of a portfolio of bold projects moving Melbourne toward a regenerative future. Kaj is also the Director of the Small Giants Academy Labs, where he leads the incubation and development of new initiatives. This has included the creation of Regen Melbourne, launching B Corporation in our region, bringing the School of Life to Australia and co-creating the Mastery of Business and Empathy and Impact Safari. He is a guide on a number of the SGA programs, including Impact Safari Scandinavia: the Future of Cities. A Civil Engineer by training, Kaj also holds a Masters of Economic History from Lund University.

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May 22
12:00 - 13:00
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Fæstningens Materialgård, Frederiksholms Kanal 30
Copenhagen, 1220 Danmark