Nordic webinar 14th June 2022: Climate and Security – How to navigate in the new geopolitical context?

The world is changing fast, and a state of crisis seems to be the new normal. The covid-19 pandemic was not yet over when the geopolitical conflict struck at the heart of Europe. Drastic measures have been taken in response already, but there is no clear end in sight.

When: 14th June 2022
Where: Webinar (link will be sent out after registration)
Time: 09.00-11.30 CET

Organisers: Haga Initiative (Sweden), Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC) (Finland) and Skift Business Climate Leadership (Norway) and part of a bigger project, Climate Neutral Nordics, funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

What can we learn from previous global crises? What are the opportunities and challenges for business regarding climate transformation in the new geopolitical context? How can we strengthen the Nordic collaboration and resilience? How do we secure climate transformation in the value chain?

PROGRAMME

9.00-9.05 Welcome
Nina Ekelund
, Executive Director, Haga Initiative

9.05-9.25 How to navigate in the new geopolitical era with multiple crises?
Keynote: Catharina Sikow-Magny, Director for Green Transition and Energy System Integration, EU DG Energy

9.25-10.00 Panel: What can we learn from previous global crisis?
Speakers:
Tomas Kåberger,
 Director, Research professor Energy Area of Advance at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, and Executive Board Chair of Renewable Energy Institute in Tokyo (Sweden)
Björn-Ola Linnér, Professor, Environmental Change & Centre for climate science and policy research, Linköping University, and Director Mistra Geopolitics (Sweden)
Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Professor in Russian Environmental Studies, University of Helsinki (Finland)
Kristin Wallevik, CEO, NORCE (Norway)
Louise Simonsson, Researcher, Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)

10.00-10.05 Perspectives on the value chain
Ulrika Erkenborn Rugumayo
, projectleader for the report Reduced emissions in the value chain, Haga Initiative

10.05-10.15 How is the value chain affected by the geopolitical crisis?
Jakob Rehme
, Professor, Industrial Economics and Management, Linköpings University (Sweden)

10.15-10.55 Panel: What are the opportunities and challenges for business regarding climate transformation in the new geopolitical context?
Short presentation: the value chain perspective
Speakers:
Ylva Wessén, CEO, Folksam (Sweden)
Anders Egelrud, CEO, Stockholm Exergi (Sweden)
Åsa Pettersson, CEO, Swedenenergy – Energiföretagen Sverige (Sweden)
Jan MoströmCEO, LKAB (Sweden)
Steffen Syvertsen, CEO, Agder Energi (Norway)
Anna-Karin Hatt, CEO and President, Federation of Swedish Farmers (Sweden)

10.55-11.30 Interviews: How can we strengthen the Nordic collaboration and resilience? How can we work
together to avoid a fossil lock-in agenda?
Speakers:
Anne Beathe Tvinnereim
, Minister of International Development, (Norway)
Jakop Dalunde, Member of the European Parliament (Sweden)

Moderators:
Nina Ekelund, Executive director, Haga Initiative
Björn K. Haugland, Chief Executive Officer, Skift Business Climate Leaders

Register here

Press contact:
Nina Ekelund, Executive director, Haga Initiative, mobile: +46 735 022464

Malin Redmo, project leader, Haga Initiative, mobile: +46 739 199006

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