In the fourth episode of GetConnected AT WORK, our hosts, Mike Agerbo and Chris Pereira, speak with Adrian Solgaard, CEO of Solgaard to discuss responsible production in consumer technology. As we feel the effects of climate change and increased pollution, more consumers are becoming interested in products made using responsible production methods. With the goal of reducing ocean waste, Solgaard produces a range of consumer tech and travel products using ocean bound plastics. But how difficult is it to implement these types of changes to the production process? And are the raw materials readily available?
In this candid conversation, Adrian tells us about the road to producing Solgaard tech and travel products using responsible production methods and materials. We also discuss what the future holds for responsible production and Solgaard.
About Adrian Solgaard
Adrian is the CEO and Founder of Solgaard. He is also an inventor who has run 6 successful Kickstarter campaigns, raising more than 3 million dollars through crowdfunding.
Adrian grew up outside of Vancouver, Canada and moved to New York in 2017 after spending most of his 20s living in Norway, Amsterdam, Spain, and Denmark. He embraces the term ‘global citizen’ and speaks 5 languages.
He’s on a mission towards sustainability in manufacturing, especially using recycled ocean plastics. Follow Adrian’s work in sustainability on Instagram at @teamplanet__ and @teamplanet__
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