What it takes to make science and business connect

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Science and industry have much to gain from working more closely together. But their methods and expectations can sometimes feel worlds apart. What makes them so different and what is needed to create more successful collaborations?

In this episode Lisen Schultz, deputy director of transdisciplinarity at the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC), talks to SRC’s science director Henrik Österblom and Darian McBain, director for corporate affairs and sustainability at Thai Union, the world’s largest canned tuna producer.

Together they share thoughts and experiences on how it is working together to make the world’s largest seafood companies more sustainable.

Relevant readings

Science-Industry Collaboration: Sideways or Highways to Ocean Sustainability?

Scientists as change-makers

New seafood initiative captures world’s attention

Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship initiative

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Rethink Talks is Stockholm Resilience Centre’s multimedia podcast series on resilience thinking and global change. It spotlights conversations between experts on a range of topics that highlight how resilience thinking and biosphere stewardship add value to current debates on for instance COVID-19.

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