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New Money — Can Digital Cash Save the Planet?

Money runs the world. So why not use currencies to shape the world we want?

In this talk, Glenn Sæstad shows us how Digital Central Bank Currencies could be used as a tool for reaching the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

For this project, Glenn was awarded with the Honorary Award for Design Excellence from DOGA / Design and Architecture Norway in 2023.

About the speaker

Glenn Sæstad

Portrait of Glenn with long hair and a gray sweater

Glenn Sæstad is a partner and strategic designer at Lokalt Byrå, a design studio using design to help local communities shape joyful and sustainable everyday lives.

Glenn also teaches at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and received DOGAs honorary mark for outstanding use of design and architecture for his masters thesis from 2022.

About Lokalt Byrå

Lokalt Byrå helps local communities to plan and design more sustainable lives, together.