100 Tools for Gender Equality: No.2 – Clear KPI targets

I’m super excited to hear what kind of specific gender equality targets and KPIs your company have in place! And are they linked to your bonus schemes? We measure leaders and organizations on pretty much everything these days. We link KPIs to areas that we perceive to be critical for our financial and operational performance,Continue reading “100 Tools for Gender Equality: No.2 – Clear KPI targets”

100 Tools for Gender Equality: No.1 – Mentoring

I have dedicated 2018 to promote gender equality in shipping, challenging the industry from within once again. In the coming months I have set a target for myself to find and share 100 examples/tools that any small or large company within our industry can use to join the #DiversityShip movement, and deliver on UN SustainableContinue reading “100 Tools for Gender Equality: No.1 – Mentoring”

Kvinner i et Klyngeperspektiv

Det er mye å feire for oss som er opptatt av å øke kvinneandelen i næringslivet og tilgangen på synlige rollemodeller. Men vi har fortsatt en lang vei å gå. Og da snakker jeg ikke om #MeToo, men om en langt bredere og viktigere diskusjon som vi må løfte frem, skape åpenhet rundt og agereContinue reading “Kvinner i et Klyngeperspektiv”

Featured in Ballator post

The American insurance group Ballator refers to my Splash article (on the need to address harassment in shipping) in a recent post on #MeToo and combating sexual harassment in the workplace. So happy to spur the debate, and I truly hope that a lot will happen in 2018! Men and women must join forces toContinue reading “Featured in Ballator post”

New Opportunities!

Finally, its official! After 3 really exciting years, I am planning new adventures in 2018 and beyond. I feel so grateful to have had the chance to work with such an amazing team and platform at Nor-Shipping, and will follow the exciting developments of Sofia, Kent, Elisabeth, Heidi & Per Martin with great interest andContinue reading “New Opportunities!”

Sustainability & Innovation Tour 2018 – looking for the world’s best companies!

For the past decade I’ve served as an advocate for change within shipping – with a special focus on sustainability, the power of young talents, entrepreneurship and diversity. My long term goal has been to contribute to positive change, and inspire other industry leaders to engage in the same. Following the disruptive sustainability projects inContinue reading “Sustainability & Innovation Tour 2018 – looking for the world’s best companies!”

68-årsdag uten bursdagsbarn ❤️

23 januar 2012 feiret vi pappas bursdag med latter og moro. Han var ikke helt i toppform, og trodde han hadde fått en brokk i mellomgulvet. Samtidig var han i god form, gikk på ski, svømte, trente yoga og pilates. Vi kunne aldri drømt om at vi snart skulle miste ham. Noen dager senere fikkContinue reading “68-årsdag uten bursdagsbarn ❤️”

Stjernesludd: Et litt annerledes julebrev

2017 ble et år fylt av store kontraster. Fra et første halvår med høyt tempo, mye ansvar, kropp og hode fullt av adrenalin, hundre baller i luften, uforutsette hindre og intens jobbing til vi landet Nor-Shipping i slutten av mai. Til den totale kontrasten; det neste halvåret hvor batteriet var flatt og jeg krasjlandet skikkelig.Continue reading “Stjernesludd: Et litt annerledes julebrev”

#Metoo & shipping / #WavesOfChange

As a number of industries are debating and sharing stories on sexual harassment, I have wondered when my industry will join the discussions. NOTE; This post is is written by me as a private person, and not linked to any of my formal roles. With more than 11 years in shipping, I have been positivelyContinue reading “#Metoo & shipping / #WavesOfChange”

Are you funding Alt-Right? #digitalmarketing

Branding in accordance with corporate values? Where do your marketing budgets end up? We recently discussed the use of general Google ads and various options related to smart and AI-based targeted digital marketing. While this is amazing technology, it obviously comes with some concerns. Just like bad loans during the financial crisis, our ad moneyContinue reading “Are you funding Alt-Right? #digitalmarketing”

#TheResistance – ACT for humanity

Many of us wonder how we can contribute as individuals, to support the important work of building a resilient, safe and warm society for all. I hereby share some examples from the past year, hoping it can serve as inspiration.  Remember that even though change, instability and key societal problems may seem too big toContinue reading “#TheResistance – ACT for humanity”

Dictator for Dummies checklist!

Post U.S. Election & inauguration tool; You were promised a drained swamp, a greater than the greatest great country, with lots of opportunities for all those great people. A fairytale, with low taxes and jobs for all. A country rising from the ashes like a Phoenix (let’s pretend we didn’t know that the arrows onContinue reading “Dictator for Dummies checklist!”

One Year: 365 steps towards a warmer society

Christmas is less than a month away, and maybe you already started the treasure hunting for gifts? Did you ever consider what happens when you push the “order” button on Amazon or eBay, or how your local stores get all the nice stuff produced abroad? Through a global spiderweb of infrastructure ensuring that whatever fromContinue reading “One Year: 365 steps towards a warmer society”

Shipping and the Global Goals #SDG

We celebrate the eminent Annual Conference of Bergen Chamber, dedicated to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, by releasing our first SDG challenge to our industry! We are one industry – serving one world. We can impact on all of the 17 SDG’s, and now it’s the time for all of us to start thinking about howContinue reading “Shipping and the Global Goals #SDG”

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