AGENDA

NOV 16th, 2022

LIVE FROM THE STUDIO  •   08.30AM CET & 09.30AM EET

NOV 16th, 2022

Starting 09.30 AM EET - Helsinki Time

Starting 08.30 AM CET - Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen Time

 

09.30 (EET)

WELCOME & MORNING STUDIO

ROOTED IN THE FUTURE!

9.35

SUSTAINABILITY AND PROFITABILITY  - The Executive Perspective​​

Janne Poranen, Chair of Board, Co-Founder I SPINNOVA

Soili Mäkinen,  SVP Digitalisation and  CIO CARGOTEC Oyj

  • From Strategy to Execution. Sustainability as a business driver

  • Seeing opportunities together with investors, stakeholders and suppliers

  • The perspective of the Board: Balancing the short-term, quarterly expectations of shareholders and the reality of the long-term returns of sustainable strategies.

  • Integrating sustainability capabilities into the daily jobs of leaders and employees across organisations

9.55

WHEN SUSTAINABILITY IS THE BUSINESS - scaling your fundamentals

Tommi Luopajärvi, Managing Director I POLESTAR Finland

Riku Kytömäki, CEO I Betolar

  • Sustainability in culture, strategy and corporate identity

  • What courageous leadership looks like and how to harness the power of employees

  • Why the next unicorns must have sustainability in their DNA

10.15

TRANSFORMING BUSINESS FOR THE BETTER - the traditional industry

Heidi Peltonen, Sustainability Partnerships Lead I NESTE

Kati Ihamäki, VP Sustainability I FISKARS

  • Many internal ways of doing things are persistent and misaligned with sustainable goals. How do you implement a sustainability-first approach?

  • Slicing the elephant: Decarbonising business and society, one piece at a time

  • Creating value and supporting sustainable revenue streams through-out your value chain 

10.35

HOW MUCH MONEY IS REQUIRED TO MAKE A REAL IMPACT - financing your targets

Samu Slotte, Global Head of Sustainable Finance I DANSKE BANK

Anssi Kiviniemi, Head of Sustainability I SEB

Paavo Räisänen, Partner I Maki.vc

  • Carbon neutral isn’t enough  – what is required in 2023

  • What to measure and how

  • Embedding purpose as a performance indicator

  • How to report your ESG impacts as standardised as possible in between different regimes, regions and legislations

10.50

ACCELERATE YOUR NET-ZERO TRANSITION

Science-based insights and strategies for collective action and overcoming climate inertia

Sverker C. Jagers, Professor in Climate Leadership & Expert in Environmental Politics I Uni Gothenburg

Staffan Ekholm, CEO I Another Tomorrow

  • Unlocking collective action - what does science tell us?

  • Overcome climate inertia and get to action

  • How to get started

11.10 

Networking break

WHAT DOES ESG MEAN FOR BUSINESS?

 

11.25

CASE: Lindström

THE ONLY POSSIBLE ECONOMY IS CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Arttu Kähönen, Director Customer Excellence I Lindström

  • the way our grandparents did it

  • not a true value without a cost

  • It’s not about us – it’s about them. How to leverage sustainability in CX and EX?

11.40

Fireside Chat: 
SUSTAINABILITY AS A BUSINESS DRIVER

Jaana Hänninen, Director Sustainability and Environment I VALMET AUTOMOTIVE

  • Why and how sustainability has provided new business opportunities? Is the automotive industry a special case?

  • Why is it so important for the automotive sector to get more ‘green’, and how can it achieve this?

  • Where will VA’s sustainability and carbon-neutral journey lead to in the upcoming years?

11.55

PANEL
FINANCING THE COMPANIES GREEN TRANSITION

Paula Laine, Managing Director I ILMASTORAHASTO

Henrik Husman, President I Nasdaq

Aila Aho, Founder, CEO Vihreä Raha I  Senior Advisor, KPMG

  • The investment needed to reach the ambitious climate goals add up to billions of euros annually in the Nordics: how can the investment gap be closed?

  • What tools do we have for scaling-up climate solutions?

  • How can public funding support companies’ investment needs?

12.15

CASE: Vattenfall
NET-ZERO by 2040

Annika Ramsköld, Vice President Corporate Sustainability I Vattenfall

  • Transforming towards a fossil free life within one generation

  • The value of setting clear targets in order to unleash innovation and engagement

12.30

ECOnomics: BRINGING PROFIT AND PLANET TOGETHER

Tiina Antturi, Head of Sustainability Nordics and Baltic I SAP

  • The vital role of ecosystems, partnerships and collaboration

  • Practical learnings from various sustainability journeys 

12.50

NETWORKING BREAK

PROFITABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY GOES HAND-IN-HAND

13.10

EU TAXONOMY FOR GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE ACTIVITIES

Linda Tissen, Country Lead Ecobio Manager DACH | Ecobio

  • EU Taxonomy classification and reporting of sustainable economic activities

  • Aiming further than just to be compliant with the ESG disclosure obligations

  • Digital reporting strengthens the use of sustainability data and offers cost savings for companies and users

13.25

PANEL

LEADING A SUSTAINABLE TOMORROW

Silje Rosenlund, Leader Sustainability and Environment I MESTA (Norway)

Karin Heri, Country Director I Tent Partnership for Refugees (Sweden)

Marcus Bruns, Nordic Head of  Sustainability I Storebrand (Norway)

  • CSO 2.0 - the profession is evolving, with new concerns and concepts emerging faster than ever   

  • The Roadmap of Impact - Implementation - Collaboration

  • Circular systems require collaboration beyond organizational silos; companies, sectors and industries must work together in pursuit of collective impact

13.45

RESPONSIBLE TECH TO TACKLE THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

Jesse McCrosky, Head of Sustainability and Social Change  I THOUGHTWORKS

  • Building a hopeful future for our children will require smart, unified action.  Learn about how Thoughtworks is helping to lead the way

  • Open source: the Cloud Carbon Footprint tool is empowering global communities to measure and manage their cloud computing carbon balance

  • AI-augmented strategy: solutions are finding supply-chain solutions that cut emissions and enhance business value

  • A principled approach to responsible technology: help ensure that the systems that might divide us, can instead unite us

14.00

THE INVISIBLE BARRIER TO SUSTAINABLE CHANGE

Katri Kennedy, Business Lead, Sustainability Strategist  I RAMBOLL

  • With the ambitions articulated, what needs to change?

  • The way sustainability is framed in an organization makes a difference

  • Closing the ambition-action gap

14.15

GETTING THE CLAIMS RIGHT

Niklas Kaskeala, Chief Impact Officer  I Compensate

  • The role of compensation in corporate climate claims

14.30

FIRESIDECHAT
DRIVING A GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION

Ulla Luhtasela, Nordic Sustainability Manager I Nestle

  • As we are part of the problem, we want to be part of the solution

  • Nobody can make the change alone

  • Food is local: Supporting farmers is fundamental

14.45

CLOSING REMARK
CREATING A FUTURE-PROOF BUSINESS

Simon Boas Hoffmeyer, Senior Director Sustainability & ESG  I Carlsberg Group

  • Transforming the beer value chain towards a net ZERO future

  • Developing new business models to drive innovation

  • Creating a new vision for regenerative agriculture

15.00

STUDIO AND WRAP UP

Deep Dive Agenda 2022

Deep Dive -sessions are 30 minutes in-depth discussions or presentations. Deep Dives are held in separate virtual rooms in the Event Platform. Seats are limited for each session and registration can be done on the Event Platform.

Time Zone EET

How to leverage sustainability in CX and EX?

Arttu Kähönen, Director Customer Excellence I Lindström

  • Sustainability is not about us – it’s about them.  We are quite good at telling our sustainability stories and creating our sustainability reports, but more often we are struggling with turning focus to our customers and employees and thus, creating higher engagement.

 Come and hear about a few cases how Lindström, the soon-to-be 175-year-old family               business, does it and most of all discuss the topic with other participants.

Q&A: Funding from the Finnish Climate Fund

Pia Erkinheimo, Customer Director, Ilmastorahasto

Saara Mattero, Communications Director, Ilmastorahasto

Come and discuss more about the possible funding for green and climate investments by the Finnish Climate Fund. The Climate Fund is a state-owned investment company, focused on boosting the scale-up of new climate and environment technologies in a significant scale with debt and equity instruments. In this deep dive session you have a chance to ask the Climate Fund’s team about investment criteria and funding instruments.

How to Get Ahead with ESG Reporting

Riccardo Nykopp, Regional Sales Director | Workiva

Dickson Alfred, Solution Engineer I Workiva

New mandates and mounting regulatory and investor pressures are placing integrated reporting processes under increasing scrutiny. But this shouldn’t necessarily lead to a crisis of confidence: organisations can still successfully mitigate risk, maintain data integrity and clearly communicate corporate value. All they need to do is find their ideal reporting process. 

Join Workiva when we will discuss what “ideal” could look like. We will highlight real-life use cases that will cover the growing need for greater process integration and show you how a streamlined ESG reporting process can bring tangible benefits to your organisation.

You will learn:

  • Market trends and insights from Nordic finance and ESG professionals about the current state of corporate reporting, process transformation, data integrity and controls.

  • Workiva’s perspective on how organisations like yours are working to achieve efficiency and produce trusted corporate value stories.

  • How the Workiva platform helps improve your ESG reporting process and drive measurable growth (demo)

How to speed up your net-zero transition

Staffan Ekholm, CEO | Another Tomorrow

Lisa Stenvinkel, Head of Sustainable Impact I Another Tomorrow

 

With a steep rise of net-zero commitments across sectors - why are we not seeing a greater decrease in emissions? Climate commitments haven't so far translated into corporate action at the pace needed to curb further global warming, which is why Another Tomorrow teamed up with leading climate researchers to crack the nut of corporate climate inertia and how to accelerate progress. The result? A new tool for diagnosing the underlying causes of inaction and identifying key areas where targeted action can unlock substantial results and progress towards net-zero transition.

Join us in this deep-dive to get an exclusive sneak-peak of this new tool for climate impact ahead of its official launch and learn how it can be used to speed up the net-zero transition of your organisation.

Streamline your EU Taxonomy reporting work today to simplify the process in the coming years!

Katrine Hoset, Senior Sustainability Consultant, Ecobio Oy

The EU Taxonomy currently impacts large public interest companies, but the scope will change when the CSRD comes into force. This means that companies that have not been required to report non-financial information, will need to do so - including establishing due diligence processes for human rights.

 

Join this discussion to receive ideas for starting or improving your Taxonomy work process and approaching best practices for EU taxonomy reporting.

In the deep dive, we will look into, what processes are sustainable (labour and cost) in the long-term and what would you need to minimise the added workload from reporting on EU Taxonomy today and in the future?

More Sustainable Business through Travel & Expense – What are the expectations of the employees towards their employer and business decision makers? And how can technology help companies to reach better sustainability?

Tiina Antturi, Head of Sustainability, Nordics and Baltics at SAP Finland

Nina Ruokonen, Global Lead Systems Integrators, SAP Concur

  • Background (statistic of current business travel needs/volumes and sustainability)

  • What do employees want

  • Where are the biggest gaps

  • Possibilities to bridge the gaps with help of technology

The Data Approach to Your ESG Roadmap

Catarina Asplund, Senior Consultant | Intito

Meeting the CSRD requirements is about gathering the relevant data form various sources, making complex calculations, and building auditable reports. Come to listen how ESG-data management should be integrated to your ESG Roadmap.

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