Podcast Ep. 8 - Healthy Homes – Living a Sustainable Life | foresight.skanska.com

Healthy Homes – Living a Sustainable Life

This is Shaping Sustainable Places, a new Skanska podcast. We’re here to recognize, encourage and inspire stakeholders in the industry and beyond to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable, resilient, zero-carbon built environment. In each episode, we’ll be speaking with industry and civic leaders, policymakers and other champions of change to explore innovative solutions to real challenges.


Many people around the world are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and live more sustainably. Our homes and communities are essential in shaping a healthy and safe built environment


The latest episode of Shaping Sustainable Places, the global podcast from Skanska, features Vanessa Butani, VP of Group Sustainability at Electrolux, Guillaume Charny-Brunet, Co-Founder and Head of Ventures at SPACE10, and Juhani Aspara, Regional Manager at Skanska in Finland. Each offers some insight into how to make sustainable living more accessible on the individual level. 


  • Vanessa discusses how we can pursue sustainability by empowering consumers to use their home appliances in more energy-efficient ways.   
  • Guillaume gives examples of places where shared services and communal living create a holistic model of healthy and sustainable living.  
  • Juhani discusses Skanska initiatives in Finland that allow proximity to nature, access to services, and energy efficiency in their homes.   


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Today's guests:


Vanessa Butani

VP Group Sustainability, Electrolux

Vanessa Butani LinkedIn

Electrolux LinkedIn


Juhani Aspara

Regional Manager, Skanska

Juhani Aspara LinkedIn

Skanska LinkedIn


Guillaume Charny- Brunet

Co-Founder & Head of Ventures, SPACE10

Guillaume Charny- Brunet LinkedIn

SPACE10 LinkedIn