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GLASGOW: Nordics spur global uptake of private investments in climate action by 2030

02.11.21 | Begivenheder
Choosing green nordic perspectives
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Nordic and U.K announcement of ambitious climate investments towards 2030


09:00 - 10:00

SEC Centre, Hall 4
Exhibition Way
G3 8YW


Announcement of Nordic and UK financial commitments towards green investments by 2030, to be reported on annually. Presented by Nordic governments and pension funds, it builds on the 2019 Danish pension fund commitment of US$50bn to be invested in climate solutions and green investments by 2030. 


Government leaders from the Nordic countries and UK

  • H.E Sauli Niinistö , President of the Republic of Finland
  • H.E Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • H.E Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister, Government of Sweden
  • H.E Jonas Gahr Støre, Prime Minister, Government of Norway
  • H.E Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister, Government of Iceland
  • H.E Bárður á Steig Nielsen, Prime Minister, Government of the Faroe Islands
  • H.E Mute B Egede, Premier, Government of Greenland
  •  UK Government Representative (TBC)


Private sector speakers

  • Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) (facilitator)
  • Jens Nielsen, CEO, World Climate Foundation; Managing Director, Climate Investment Coalition (facilitator)
  • Bo Foged, CEO, ATP (in-person)
  • Thorey Thordardottir, Managing Director, Icelandic Pension Fund Association (in-person)
  • Odd Arild Grefstad, CEO, Storebrand (pre-recorded video statement)
  • Frans Lindelöw, CEO, Skandia (pre-recorded video statement)
  • Reima Rytsola, Chief Investment Officer, Varma (TBC)
  • Jan Jakobsen, Group CEO, Lív Pension Fund (pre-recorded video statement)
  •  Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency (pre-recorded video statement TBC)
  • Kent Damsgaard, CEO, Insurance and Pension Denmark (in-person)
  • Peter Damgaard Jensen, Co-Chair, Climate Investment Coalition (pre-recorded video statement)


Organizer: Climate Investment Coalition 

Others involved: Government of Denmark, Insurance & Pension Denmark, Finance Denmark, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and World Climate Foundation


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