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Nordic Green to Scale: Scaling up best Nordic low-carbon solutions to reduce emissions globally (Sitra)


How much emissions could be reduced, if best Nordic low-carbon solutions were scaled up globally? The session presents an analysis covering 15 best practice Nordic low-carbon solutions and their scalability and emissions savings potential. The event takes place at the New Nordic Climate Solutions Pavilion - Section DEL2, Blue Zone, COP22.

This high-level event will discuss the potential of scaling up existing Nordic low-carbon solutions across borders. In this international launch event, Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, will publish the flagship report “Nordic Green to Scale” developed jointly with distinguished partners in all 5 Nordic countries. The report demonstrates that we already have many tools available to cut emissions. In the event there will be high-level dialogue on green growth and scaling up low-carbon solutions, addressed both from Nordic and international perspective. 

Speakers include:

  • H.E. Mr Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment of Finland
  • Mr Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Former President of Iceland
  • Mr Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General, the Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Mr Jens Joel, Member of the Parliament of Denmark
  • Mrs Mari Pantsar, Director, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
  • Mr Oras Tynkkynen, Senior Advisor, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
  • Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco (TBC).
 register for the event here, as seats are limited.

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