Projects equal change

We live in a period of major changes everywhere. New technology transforms and disrupts how we go about our lives and how we interact. Today, the four biggest companies in the world — Facebook, Amazon, Google, Apple — are all tech companies, and none of which existed only a few decades…

Team 14 | Leadership Lab

The core of the Emergence program is personal leadership. So every year in October we take the new team of students on an adventure and travel to an unknown destination, isolated from the outside world. We work with effective tools and insights that lead to the understanding of how to…

Team 14 | Project Outdrop

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Oslo REDD Exchange 2016

Why are forests important? Forests cover about 31% of the land area on earth, but our forests are disappearing. Between 2000 and 2010 the worlds forests were reduced by 130 000 square kilometers, an area as large as Greece! Aside from the devastating effects tropical forest loss has on biodiversity…

Emergence Projects | Vega was wild

Oh Vega. With endless skies and unbelievably clear water. Where everyone knows everyone. With birds and wild sheep everywhere. Where the sun never sets, and we never slept. The last week of May we headed to The Vega Archipelago in Northern Norway. FINALLY. After spending countless hours doing research on Vega…

New Project | Ville, Vakre Vega

Let’s loosly translate that title into wildly beautiful Vega. We’re talking about Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago in the northern part of Norway, just south of the Arctic Circle. After being inscribed on the UNESCO List of World Natural and Cultural Heritage in 2004, a World Heritage Centre is being built…