Since 1995 Johan Ernst Nilson has spent a lot of his time on charity work and today 50% av his time is dedicated to different kinds of charities. It all started with a lecture at the Swedish church in Stockholm where Johan Ernst received a medal for his work to inspire children around Sweden.
Johans focus is on projects that are related to Nature and Children. Even though he has worked and been involved in organizations working with questions regarding war, peace, starvation, human rights and poverty.
Today Johan Ernst is Ambassador for some of the worlds most extraordinary organizations.

“To work with children and the nature is like a dream come true. It probably gives me more than I give to the kids.
When I work with climate change and the nature it’s important to say that I’m not a politician nor a scientist. I can not change the laws and I can not deliver results and figures. But I am a window from where other people can see and experience what I see. I visit so many extreme places where scientists and politicians never go!
/ Johan Ernst Nilson”

Pole2Pole Charity Project

During Pole2Pole Johan Ernst and his team visited many of the worlds most important charity organizations in order to promote them and to document the very important work they are doing. The Swedish Postcode Lottery is supporting all of these important organizations. The meetings were fantastic and Johan Ernst joined in operations, education, field studies and meetings.
Here are three media clips from the meetings with

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St Eriks Medal

St Eriks Medal is one of Swedens most honorable recognitions and is given to Swedes who has contributed in some way.
Persons who earlier have received the Medal is among others:

– Hans Blix; Diplomat and Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (78-79). Head of the UN Inspection Commission 2000-2003.
– Benny Andersson; ABBA
– HRH King Carl XVI Gustaf
– Christer Fuglesang, Astronaut
– Jan Stenbeck, Business Man
– Ulf Lundell, legendary artist



Nepal Goodwill Ambassador

In 2009 Johan Ernst Nilson was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for Nepal for his environmental work.
Since his early years in Nepal Johan Ernst has worked with photo documentation of the Himalayan glaciers.
In 2009 Johan Ernst published the book “Seven Summits – The Photo Book”. The coffe table book is a documentation of the mountains and glaciers on the seven continents. In 1997 Swedish climber Göran Kropp introduced Johan Ernst to Wongchu Sherpa who had just started his school, Wongchu Biswa Darshan Junior High School and the expedition donated money to the school. This was the start of 15 years of projects with kids all over the world.
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Min Stora Dag

In 2007 Johan Ernst became Ambassador for MinStoraDag, an organization with its focus on very sick children’s dreams. Every year the organization organizes 100s of Great Days where we help the children to fullfil their dreams and wishes.
In 2009 Johan Ernst arranged a climb to the highest peak of Sweden with 17 kids. Johan Ernst is also visiting hospitales frequently to give lectures to the children and families. In 2011 MinStoraDag completed 550 Great Days, group activities and camps.
MinStoraDag is very fortunate to have as its patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden, who is very engaged and regularly visits the children at the hospitals.
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Explorers Club

Founded in New York City in 1904, The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences. The Club’s members have been responsible for an illustrious series of famous firsts: First to the North Pole, first to the South Pole, first to the summit of Mount Everest, first to the deepest point in the ocean, first to the surface of the moon—all accomplished by our members.
In 2006 Johan Ernst Nilson was invited to join The Explorers Club and in 2011 Johan Ernst was awarded with the Explorers Club flag, an honor he shares with icons like Amundsen, Hillary, Heyerdahl, Hedin, Nansen, Peary, Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.


The Water Foundation

The Water Foundation is a long-term charitable project between Johan Ernst Nilson, Ramlösa and Red Cross.
With simple means, you can participate and help people in vulnerable countries to get clean water. The Water Foundation has contributed with over 100 million liters of clean water to Red Cross water projects in Africa.
For every liter of Ramlösa water sold, one liter of clean water is donated to various water projects in Africa. This enables the Red Cross to continue its important work to ensure that people have clean water to give to their children, cook and wash with. Today, over one billion people is living without access to clean water. The Water Foundation is a way to contribute to a more sustainable society, and together we can make a difference.
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Mentor Sweden is a Swedish NGO established in 1994 working with a sole focus on health promotion and prevention of drug abuse among children and young people. The target groups are kids between 13-17, parents with children 6-18 years and schools. Mentor Sweden was founded by H.R.H. Queen Silvia of Sweden and is part of the International Mentor Foundation.
Johan Ernst Nilson is Ambassador for Mentor and has been involved in the charity since many years to give lectures and to motivate children in schools all over Sweden.
In partnership with Swedish corporations like H&M, EF and SEB, Mentor Sweden manages three key programs: Mentoring, Parenting and Inspiration activities that create study motivation, among other. The activities aim to prevent abuse by building relationships between young people and adults.
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International Union for Concervartion of Nature

The International Union for Conservation of Nature is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization.
Johan Ernst Nilson was Goodwill Ambassador for IUCN between 2009-2012.

  • Founded in 1948 as the world’s first global environmental organization
  • Today the largest professional global conservation network
  • A leading authority on the environment and sustainable development
  • More than 1,200 member organizations including 200+ government and 900+ non-government organizations
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Climate Neutral

What is sustainability?
There is a UN definition, with the meaning that what we do does not deplete the earth’s resources. Sustainability rests on three pillars; one economic, one social and one environmental.

What is climate neutrality?
Climate neutrality means not adding any greenhouse gases.
Three steps in becoming climate neutral:

– Determining the greenhouse gas output according to international standards, the GHG Protocol
– Develop a strategy to reduce emissions
– Offset the remaining emissions

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Coaching of handicapped

In the movie Matrix is ​​a scene where a boy bend a spoon only with his will.
“Do not try to bend the spoon, that’s impossible. Instead, try to Realize the truth: there is no spoon!”
For thousands of years, humans have written about miracles, strange tales of supernatural events and universal laws repealed, not by force or strength, but with such a simple thing as “will”.
The difficulty in life is not to achieve our goals but to find out what are dreams really are. We fight in several directions simultaneously and get surprised that we are mediocre instead of becoming the best at one single thing.
Aron Anderson focuses all in one direction. He has learned to fight the hard way. If you once have fought for your own life, then you know what motivation and focus is and you know how to channel your energy and strength.
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