Do you know how megatrends influence businesses and how you can prepare for them? In the Lindström Lounge Talks, we delve into topical issues and summarise the essentials learnings and factors to consider for businesses around the world. In this webinar on Thursday 7th October 2021, we explored how sustainability plays a role in business, and figured out how to ensure hygienic workplaces in the post-covid world of hybrid work.

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Insights for future success

Every year during the first week of October, we celebrate our co-operation with our customers with Customer Experience Week – or CX Week for short. As we want to help you succeed, we want to offer you insights and tools for future success. Watch this webinar and learn how understanding the current trends can help you predict and build vibrant businesses for years to come.

Webinar recording:

We know you are busy, so we have divided the 1,5h webinar recording into four shorter videos. The webinar was hosted by André Noël Chaker.

Sustainability and Industries (1st video, 21 min.)

  • Jyrki Katainen, President of Sitra, former Prime Minister of Finland

Lindström's road towards carbon-neutral world (2nd video, 18 min.)

  • Juha Laurio, President and CEO, Lindström Group
  • Anna-Kaisa Huttunen, Senior Vice President Ecosystems and Sustainability, Lindström Group

Increased Need for Hygiene in Workplace post Covid (3rd video, 25 min.)

  • Joseph Ricci, President of TRSA

Panel Discussion: How are organisations planning on organising Hybrid work (4th video, 22 min.)

  • Vladimir Khimanych, HR Director, Raiffeisen Bank Russia
  • Jenni Santalo, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, VTT

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Keynote Speakers

Jyrki Katainen. Kuvaaja: Miika Pirinen, Sitra.
Photographer: Miikka Pirinen, Sitra.

Jyrki Katainen, President of Sitra,
former Prime Minister of Finland

Jyrki Katainen’s career has focused on analysing societal change, finding solutions and decision-making. Before his appointment as the President of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, Katainen was the European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.

Prior to the Commission, he has held the positions of Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. During his 15 years as a Member of the Finnish Parliament he has chaired the Committee for the Future among other appointments.

Joseph Ricci, TRSA President & CEO

Joseph Ricci
President and CEO of TRSA

Joseph Ricci is President and CEO of TRSA, Textile Rental Services Association, the largest global organization representing operators that supply, launder, and maintain linens and uniforms, as well as facility services for businesses, healthcare facilities, retailers, long-term care, restaurants, and hotels. TRSA advocates for fair, balanced regulation and helps members improve productivity, safety, hygiene, and sustainability through professional development, certification, research, and benchmarking.

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