If you’re coming to Lisbon for the Web Summit, there are small details that can make all the difference. Peggada has crafted a concise guide
The Web Summit is just around the corner and we’ll tell you what not to miss if you’re interested in sustainability.
There are dozens of talks, lectures and workshops in one of the most exciting weeks of the year in Lisbon. If you’re interested in sustainability, there are dozens of options to choose from over the three days of the Web Summit. Peggada has curated a selection, ensuring you don’t overlook the highlights:
Fintech has revolutionized the financial services industry, but when it comes to climate change, financial inclusion and diversity, are fintech companies achieving the expected influence? That’s the theme of this talk.
This session examines what it takes for founders of climate-related technologies to scale up and accelerate their impact.
In this session, the experts look at how technological transformations have changed the role that human rights play in modern society.
How can games be used to involve three billion people in the fight against global warming? In this round table you can see how games can be a positive force for our planet.
We spend a lot of time talking about the ecological crisis, but not enough time talking about solutions. Climate activist Sage Lenier takes to the stage to clarify what a realistic and just transition is and what role industry must play to lead us to a more circular and equitable economy.
Companies are at the heart of solving the climate crisis. The co-founder and CEO of Sweep, Rachel Delacour, will discuss the power of today’s leaders and show the good examples we can follow.
This session explores how technology can be used to help humanity rethink cities and the relationship between human beings and nature.
In a world grappling with the urgency of climate change, this session is a call to action for companies to evolve towards circular economic models in order to assume their role in the ecological crisis.
In this session, the Mayor of Lisbon, Carlos Moedas, joins Bolt’s founder and CEO, Markus Villig, to discuss the future of mobility in European cities.
Debate session on how the way we eat should be changed to have an impact on reducing climate change.
Much of the technology industry focuses on solving inefficiencies in sectors such as finance. What is really needed, however, is more talent, more funding and more focus on the one thing that is threatening humanity’s entire existence: climate change. This is the theme of this session, which features Siam Capital investor Sita Chantramonklasri and Thoughtworks CTO Rebecca Parsons.
Sustainable Development Goals
Marta Cerqueira is from Minho and vegetarian. Luckily, she lives in Lisbon, where there is more tofu than sarrabulho. She has been a journalist for over 15 years, the last of which writing about food and sustainability. Now, out of the newsroom, she continues to write whenever she can, be it in magazines, journals, post its, or on her Instagram page, which she uses to share a life divided between being a mom-person-foodie-traveler. Still, she created Peggada so she could write about what doesn't fit in a magazine, journal, post it or Instagram: a better world.
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