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Day 10, Solutions & Cities

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Day 10, Solutions & Cities

COP27 Climate Hub

Live from COP27 – welcome to our public broadcasting hub at UN’s Climate Change Conference 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Together with our partners, we will explore crucial topics connected to the climate crisis, biodiversity, nature-based solutions and the green transformation of business and society.  Click here for the full day-by-day program.

Register to participate online or in our physical hubs in Nairobi, Washington DC, and Stockholm here

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10:00–10:40 EET — A path to truly sustainable mobility

This discussion hosted by Polestar will look at how radical collaboration and transparency as tools to get the car industry on track for the 1.5-degree target are. Topics included are: Replacing ICE with EV’s, reducing supply chain emissions, transparency on carbon emission reporting, and enabling of a green use phase.

Moderator:

  • Dr Maya Ben Dror, Industry Manager, Automotive and New Mobility, World Economic Forum Geneva

Speakers:

  • Fredrika Klarén, Head of Sustainability, Polestar
  • Angela Hultberg, Global Sustainability Director, Kearney
  • Rebecka Carlsson, Sustainability Entrepreneur.

Organized by:

10:30–11:30 EET — Nature’s Newsroom

Special broadcast: Speech from Lula da Silva, President-elect of Brazil.

With introduction by host Nick Nuttall.

Organized by:

11:30–12:30 EET — We Can Do It! Cities & Infrastructure

Listen to climate leaders showcase their climate initiatives and solutions.

Speakers:

  • Sandra Frank, Co-founder and Marketing Director, Arvet EVP Marketing & Global Movement
  • Svante Axelsson, National coordinator, Fossil Free Sweden
  • Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein, Lead Author, Global Carbon Budget, University of Exeter

Organized by:

12:50–13:30 EET — The transition to a green and circular economy

A joint statement between this year's COP host Egypt and the EU outlines that “The transition to a green and circular economy (…) is a key element to achieving climate-neutral, sustainable growth”. A circular economy establishes a more sustainable production and consumption model in which raw materials are kept longer in production cycles.

Moderator:

  • Emma Modéer Wiking, Global Head of International Sustainable Business, Business Sweden

Speakers:

  • Jan Svärd, CEO, EasyMining;
  • Gilles Tisserand, Vice President Climate and Biodiversity, Tetra Pak;
  • Pia Berglund, Public Affairs Director, Einride.

Organized by:

13:00–13:20 EET — Cities: can digitalization accelerate the climate transition?

The city of Lund in Sweden, WWF, and Quito in Ecuador get together to reflect on how digital tools can improve the planning and implementation of climate action plans aligned with a 1,5° trajectory.

What are the benefits, and what are the limitations?

Listen to cities' real-time experiences as they rush to achieve their climate ambitions.

Speakers:

  • Anthony Pearce, Co-lead WWF Cities
  • Grace López RealpeEconomist, Climate Change ProfessionalMunicipality of Quito – Environment Secretariat
  • Adam Wadsten, Environmental Strategist, Municipality Lund

Organizers: 

How the World Wildlife Fund logo was designed – Creative Review
About We Don't Have Time

13:40–14:40 EET — Opportunities and challenges of implementing an internal carbon price

Bringing companies together to talk about what we all have done relating to setting and implementing an internal price on CO2 for scope 1-3. We will further elaborate on what has worked well and what the challenges are.

Speakers: 

  • Anders Kärrberg, Head of Sustainability, Volvo Cars
  • Peter Spiller, Partner, McKinsey & Co
  • Amir Sokolowski, Global Director for Climate Change, CDP
  • Sherif Tawfik, GM Sustainability MEA, Microsoft

Organized by:

15:00–15:40 EET — Fireside chat: Global uncertainties and the role that technology shifts can play in making the world better, here and now

In this fireside chat, the CEO & Founder of the freight-technology company Einride will discuss how technology shifts can help to make the world a better place, particularly in light of the global uncertainties that the world currently is characterised by.

Speakers: 

  • Einride - Robert Falck, CEO & Founder


Organized by:

15:30–17:30 EET — 500 business leaders and scientists say "We Can Do It"

Welcome to join the official launch of We Can Do It, a global call to action, initiated and supported by We Don't Have Time, Exponential Roadmap Initiative, United Nations Development Programme, UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, the We Mean Business Coalition, GoClimate, and more.

Speakers:

  • Nigel Topping, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion
  • Rasmus Valanko, Managing Director, We Mean Business Coalition
  • Ingmar Rentzhog, founder & ceo, We Don't Have Time
  • Johan Falk, co-founder & ceo, Exponential Roadmap Initiative
  • Stuart Templar, Director, Global Sustainability, Volvo Cars
  • Anne Therese Gennari, Speaker, educator and author, The Climate Optimist
  • Izabella Teixeira, former environment minister of Brazil
  • Maja Groff, International lawyer and Convenor, Climate Governance Commission
  • And many more...

With supporting statements from:

  • Ko Barrett, Vice Chair, IPCC
  • Allen Blue, VP Product Management and Co-Founder, LinkedIn
  • María Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition
  • Alessandro Vieira, Federal Senator, Brazil
  • Jad Daley, President and CEO, American Forests
  • Karen Ziffer, Chief development officer, RARE
  • Dr Emmanuel Marfo, Member of Parliament, Ghana
  • Paul Galles, Member of Parliament, Luxembourg
  • And many more...

“We Can Do It” is an international call to action to channel the spirit  of inspiration, determination, and optimism of the famous Second World War campaign. We Can Do It has already been signed by more than 500 prominent business leaders, scientists, investors, and policymakers. Among those are Johan Rockström, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; María Mendiluce, We Mean Business Coalition and Sandrine Dixson Declève, co-president, Club of Rome.
Even before the official launch, the campaign has gone viral at COP27, with 100+ supporting statements on camera, and thousands of people taking selfies doing the We Can Do It pose.

Organized by:

16:00–16:40 EET — The role of the financial market in the green transition

We need to invest from a sustainability perspective. Focus on shared values with societies challenges at the centre is the new wave of innovation and growth. What is the role of impact investing, with environmental, social impact should as important as financial impact? How government/funding agencies and investors can enable innovations that make a real impact in society.

Moderator:

  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director and Head of Innovation Management Division, Vinnova

Speakers:

  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director and Head of Innovation Management Division, Vinnova
  • Kent Eriksson, Professor, Center Director, Sustainable Finance Lab
  • Cecilia Hermansson, Chair, Swedish Climate Policy Council
  • Thomas Thyblad, Head of ESG Solutions, European Markets, Vice President, Nasdaq
  • Olga Kordas, Director, Viable Cities
  • Edward Calthrop, Head of Climate Policy Unit, EIB

Organized by:

17:00–18:00 EET — ImpactTech for scale and action

Several high-impact tech companies, NGOs and Research Institutes will come together to discuss the power of technology and its potential to revolutionise old systems towards the needed sustainable and resilient economy.

Moderators:

  • Christofer Laurell, Senior Vice President and Head of Research, Einride - Stockholm Studio
  • Regina Summer, Chief Strategy Officer, Vinnova - Swedish Pavilion, Sharm El Sheikh

Speakers:

  • Pia Berglund, Director Public Affairs, Einride
  • Hanna Grahn, Sustainability Lead, Spotify  
  • Christoffer Levandowski, Head of the Research and Development Program, Heart Aerospace
  • Lisen Oliw, Managing Director Nordics, Norrsken
  • Cecilia Sernhage, Communications Manager, Miensto  
  • Milton Noel Malmestrom, Innovation Lead, Doconomy
  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director & Head of Innovation Management Division, Vinnova
  • Alexander Schmidt, Head of Science and Climate Research, Normative
  • Christina Murray, Advisor to the President on International Affairs, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Victor Galaz, Deputy Director, Stockholm Resilience Center
  • Tomer Shalit, Founder & CPO, ClimateView

Organized by:

17:30–18:00 EET — Wrap-up & Culture

We look back on today’s broadcast, reflect on the conversations, and highlight interesting climate content on social media. With experts and interesting guests.

Speakers:

  • Marco Rodzynek, CEO, NOAH Advisors
  • Geoffrey Mboya, Youth Advocate
  • Anita Soina, Youth Advocate
  • Nikka Gerona, Youth Advocate
  • Jakob Samuel, Artist and Board Member,
  • Maxida Märak, Artist.

Organized by:

18:00–21:00 EET — Forward Together

Welcome to this special Washington D.C. event, part of our COP27 Climate Hub, on COP27 and Climate Justice, live from the School of International Service at American University. Join us and hear policymakers, climate activists, and academic experts talk about how to ensure that climate transition is just and equitable. What happened at COP27? What were the main takeaways? Did we get the commitments we need to reach net zero by 2050? How do we build a food system that benefits everyone? Read more.

Speakers:

  • Karin Olfsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States;
  • Sarah Jackson-Han, Senior Adviser Communications, Partnerships, & Policy, UNDP;
  • Charlotte Clymer;
  • Reverend Yearwood, CEO, The Hip Hop Caucus;
  • Tambra Stevenson, Founder/CEO, WANDA;
  • Malini Ranganathan, Associate Professor, School of International Service;
  • Sauleh Siddiqui, Associate Professor of Envrionmental Science;
  • Simon Nicholson, Director, Center for Environment, Community, and Equity;
  • Sarah Jackson-Han, Senior Adviser Communications, Partnerships, & Policy, UNDP.

Organizers:

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10:00–10:40 EET — A path to truly sustainable mobility

This discussion hosted by Polestar will look at how radical collaboration and transparency as tools to get the car industry on track for the 1.5-degree target are. Topics included are: Replacing ICE with EV’s, reducing supply chain emissions, transparency on carbon emission reporting, and enabling of a green use phase.

Moderator:

  • Dr Maya Ben Dror, Industry Manager, Automotive and New Mobility, World Economic Forum Geneva

Speakers:

  • Fredrika Klarén, Head of Sustainability, Polestar
  • Angela Hultberg, Global Sustainability Director, Kearney
  • Rebecka Carlsson, Sustainability Entrepreneur.

Organized by:

10:30–11:30 EET — Nature’s Newsroom

Special broadcast: Speech from Lula da Silva, President-elect of Brazil.

With introduction by host Nick Nuttall.

Organized by:

11:30–12:30 EET — We Can Do It! Cities & Infrastructure

Listen to climate leaders showcase their climate initiatives and solutions.

Speakers:

  • Sandra Frank, Co-founder and Marketing Director, Arvet EVP Marketing & Global Movement
  • Svante Axelsson, National coordinator, Fossil Free Sweden
  • Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein, Lead Author, Global Carbon Budget, University of Exeter

Organized by:

12:50–13:30 EET — The transition to a green and circular economy

A joint statement between this year's COP host Egypt and the EU outlines that “The transition to a green and circular economy (…) is a key element to achieving climate-neutral, sustainable growth”. A circular economy establishes a more sustainable production and consumption model in which raw materials are kept longer in production cycles.

Moderator:

  • Emma Modéer Wiking, Global Head of International Sustainable Business, Business Sweden

Speakers:

  • Jan Svärd, CEO, EasyMining;
  • Gilles Tisserand, Vice President Climate and Biodiversity, Tetra Pak;
  • Pia Berglund, Public Affairs Director, Einride.

Organized by:

13:00–13:20 EET — Cities: can digitalization accelerate the climate transition?

The city of Lund in Sweden, WWF, and Quito in Ecuador get together to reflect on how digital tools can improve the planning and implementation of climate action plans aligned with a 1,5° trajectory.

What are the benefits, and what are the limitations?

Listen to cities' real-time experiences as they rush to achieve their climate ambitions.

Speakers:

  • Anthony Pearce, Co-lead WWF Cities
  • Grace López RealpeEconomist, Climate Change ProfessionalMunicipality of Quito – Environment Secretariat
  • Adam Wadsten, Environmental Strategist, Municipality Lund

Organizers: 

How the World Wildlife Fund logo was designed – Creative Review
About We Don't Have Time

13:40–14:40 EET — Opportunities and challenges of implementing an internal carbon price

Bringing companies together to talk about what we all have done relating to setting and implementing an internal price on CO2 for scope 1-3. We will further elaborate on what has worked well and what the challenges are.

Speakers: 

  • Anders Kärrberg, Head of Sustainability, Volvo Cars
  • Peter Spiller, Partner, McKinsey & Co
  • Amir Sokolowski, Global Director for Climate Change, CDP
  • Sherif Tawfik, GM Sustainability MEA, Microsoft

Organized by:

15:00–15:40 EET — Fireside chat: Global uncertainties and the role that technology shifts can play in making the world better, here and now

In this fireside chat, the CEO & Founder of the freight-technology company Einride will discuss how technology shifts can help to make the world a better place, particularly in light of the global uncertainties that the world currently is characterised by.

Speakers: 

  • Einride - Robert Falck, CEO & Founder


Organized by:

15:30–17:30 EET — 500 business leaders and scientists say "We Can Do It"

Welcome to join the official launch of We Can Do It, a global call to action, initiated and supported by We Don't Have Time, Exponential Roadmap Initiative, United Nations Development Programme, UN Climate Change High-Level Champions, the We Mean Business Coalition, GoClimate, and more.

Speakers:

  • Nigel Topping, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion
  • Rasmus Valanko, Managing Director, We Mean Business Coalition
  • Ingmar Rentzhog, founder & ceo, We Don't Have Time
  • Johan Falk, co-founder & ceo, Exponential Roadmap Initiative
  • Stuart Templar, Director, Global Sustainability, Volvo Cars
  • Anne Therese Gennari, Speaker, educator and author, The Climate Optimist
  • Izabella Teixeira, former environment minister of Brazil
  • Maja Groff, International lawyer and Convenor, Climate Governance Commission
  • And many more...

With supporting statements from:

  • Ko Barrett, Vice Chair, IPCC
  • Allen Blue, VP Product Management and Co-Founder, LinkedIn
  • María Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition
  • Alessandro Vieira, Federal Senator, Brazil
  • Jad Daley, President and CEO, American Forests
  • Karen Ziffer, Chief development officer, RARE
  • Dr Emmanuel Marfo, Member of Parliament, Ghana
  • Paul Galles, Member of Parliament, Luxembourg
  • And many more...

“We Can Do It” is an international call to action to channel the spirit  of inspiration, determination, and optimism of the famous Second World War campaign. We Can Do It has already been signed by more than 500 prominent business leaders, scientists, investors, and policymakers. Among those are Johan Rockström, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; María Mendiluce, We Mean Business Coalition and Sandrine Dixson Declève, co-president, Club of Rome.
Even before the official launch, the campaign has gone viral at COP27, with 100+ supporting statements on camera, and thousands of people taking selfies doing the We Can Do It pose.

Organized by:

16:00–16:40 EET — The role of the financial market in the green transition

We need to invest from a sustainability perspective. Focus on shared values with societies challenges at the centre is the new wave of innovation and growth. What is the role of impact investing, with environmental, social impact should as important as financial impact? How government/funding agencies and investors can enable innovations that make a real impact in society.

Moderator:

  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director and Head of Innovation Management Division, Vinnova

Speakers:

  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director and Head of Innovation Management Division, Vinnova
  • Kent Eriksson, Professor, Center Director, Sustainable Finance Lab
  • Cecilia Hermansson, Chair, Swedish Climate Policy Council
  • Thomas Thyblad, Head of ESG Solutions, European Markets, Vice President, Nasdaq
  • Olga Kordas, Director, Viable Cities
  • Edward Calthrop, Head of Climate Policy Unit, EIB

Organized by:

17:00–18:00 EET — ImpactTech for scale and action

Several high-impact tech companies, NGOs and Research Institutes will come together to discuss the power of technology and its potential to revolutionise old systems towards the needed sustainable and resilient economy.

Moderators:

  • Christofer Laurell, Senior Vice President and Head of Research, Einride - Stockholm Studio
  • Regina Summer, Chief Strategy Officer, Vinnova - Swedish Pavilion, Sharm El Sheikh

Speakers:

  • Pia Berglund, Director Public Affairs, Einride
  • Hanna Grahn, Sustainability Lead, Spotify  
  • Christoffer Levandowski, Head of the Research and Development Program, Heart Aerospace
  • Lisen Oliw, Managing Director Nordics, Norrsken
  • Cecilia Sernhage, Communications Manager, Miensto  
  • Milton Noel Malmestrom, Innovation Lead, Doconomy
  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director & Head of Innovation Management Division, Vinnova
  • Alexander Schmidt, Head of Science and Climate Research, Normative
  • Christina Murray, Advisor to the President on International Affairs, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Victor Galaz, Deputy Director, Stockholm Resilience Center
  • Tomer Shalit, Founder & CPO, ClimateView

Organized by:

17:30–18:00 EET — Wrap-up & Culture

We look back on today’s broadcast, reflect on the conversations, and highlight interesting climate content on social media. With experts and interesting guests.

Speakers:

  • Marco Rodzynek, CEO, NOAH Advisors
  • Geoffrey Mboya, Youth Advocate
  • Anita Soina, Youth Advocate
  • Nikka Gerona, Youth Advocate
  • Jakob Samuel, Artist and Board Member,
  • Maxida Märak, Artist.

Organized by:

18:00–21:00 EET — Forward Together

Welcome to this special Washington D.C. event, part of our COP27 Climate Hub, on COP27 and Climate Justice, live from the School of International Service at American University. Join us and hear policymakers, climate activists, and academic experts talk about how to ensure that climate transition is just and equitable. What happened at COP27? What were the main takeaways? Did we get the commitments we need to reach net zero by 2050? How do we build a food system that benefits everyone? Read more.

Speakers:

  • Karin Olfsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States;
  • Sarah Jackson-Han, Senior Adviser Communications, Partnerships, & Policy, UNDP;
  • Charlotte Clymer;
  • Reverend Yearwood, CEO, The Hip Hop Caucus;
  • Tambra Stevenson, Founder/CEO, WANDA;
  • Malini Ranganathan, Associate Professor, School of International Service;
  • Sauleh Siddiqui, Associate Professor of Envrionmental Science;
  • Simon Nicholson, Director, Center for Environment, Community, and Equity;
  • Sarah Jackson-Han, Senior Adviser Communications, Partnerships, & Policy, UNDP.

Organizers:

Hosts

Nick Nuttall

 (
UK
)

Host, Strategic Communications Director, We Don't Have Time

Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment, and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018.

https://www.earthday.org

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)

Host, We Don't Have Time

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson is a program host, moderator, keynote speaker and author specializing in sustainable development, primarily climate action. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, municipalities, and universities. She is chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge), content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow, and one of the founding partners of the global climate organization Our Kids´ Climate which is active in 23 countries.

Selected speakers

Ingmar Rentzhog

 (
SE
)
CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time

Official “eco-warrior” according to The Sun and “Mark ZuckerVert” according to FranceTV2, Ingmar is serial entrepreneur and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Veckans Affärer Supertalent, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force.

http://www.wedonthavetime.org

Anita Soina

 (
KE
)
Environmental Warrior, Founder SpiceWarriors

Anita Soina is a 21 year old Kenyan environmental Warrior and Climate Activist. 2021 TedX Speaker, Founder of SpiceWarriors Environmental Organization and Author of “The Green War” book. She’s also a sustainability digital influencer.

Nikka Gerona

 (
PH
)
Climate Advocate, YOUNGO

Nikka Gerona is a climate reality leader from the Philippines. She has been actively involved in various organizations locally and internationally. She has also been part of YOUNGO, the official youth constituency of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where she supports the graphics sub-unit to enhance digital outreach strategies and advocacy efforts. She was also selected to be part of the 37 youth leaders across 13 countries to be part of the Young People’s Action Team for UNICEF East Asia and Pacific.

Geoffrey Mboya

 (
KE
)
Youth Advisor and Climate Activist

Geoffrey is a Youth Advisor for WeDon'tHaveTime and Climate Activist from low-lying land in Nairobi and has felt firsthand climate impacts in the form of environmental degradation around his neighbourhood. Inspired by his background, Geoffrey advocates for the connection between climate action and poverty. He speaks passionately and urgently about social justice, environmental protection, climate change, indigenous rights, and more, and isn’t afraid to call out corporate leaders and others who have contributed to our environmental crises. Despite the backlash he has received from, politicians, and even strangers, Geoffrey remains determined to continue his activism and bring about meaningful change.

Marco Rodzynek

 (
DE
)
CEO of NOAH Advisors

Marco started his career at Lehman Brothers in 1998, where he became the Head of European Internet Investment Banking based in London with US coverage responsibilities. In 23 years, Marco has been involved in over 90 announced M&A deals and 20 IPOs/Leverage Buyouts with a total transaction value of over $120bn, including Fotolia, Bigpoint, Yad2, Facile, Trovit, Flixbus, Parship, Pipedrive, BrightData (Luminati), Bumble/Badoo, Volocopter and Investing.com. NOAH Advisors is also the organizer and owner of NOAH Conference which is now in its 12th year and will resurface in Zurich, 7+8th of December 2021 with an extended concept including profitable and sustainable companies. NOAH Conference hosted 95% of European’s growth investors and over 60% of European’s unicorns on stage. NOAH’s and Marco”s focus now on protecting environmental ecosystems through natural capital and technology solutions, like JuicyData

Adam Wadsten

 (
SE
)
Environmental Strategist, Lund Municipality

Environmental Strategist and Project Manager for the Sustainability unit at the central Municipal Office in Lund Municipality. The unit handles municipal-wide projects, plans, programmes and strategies. Passionate road bike rider and mushroom picker!

Grace López Realpe

 (
EC
)
Economist, Climate Change Professional, Municipality of Quito – Environment Secretariat

Economist and Urban Planner specialized in public policies and climate change with emphasis in mitigation actions such as sustainable mobility. Currently, she works at the Climate Change Unit at the Secretariat of the Environment from the Municipality of Quito, leading a pilot project for electric mobility in the Historic Center of Quito.

Anthony Pearce

 (
SE & AU
)
Co-lead, WWF Cities

Anthony Pearce is co-lead for WWF Cities which seeks to encourage and support cities to realize their role as central actors in building a world where people and nature thrive. He has 30 years of experience working on international policy for the Australian and Swedish governments with masters degrees in environmental policy and international relations and bachelors degrees in science and law.

Maxida Märak

 (
SE & Sami
)
Artist

Maxida Märak is a Swedish-Sámi jojk singer, hip hop musician, actress and activist. Märak is an environmental and human rights activist with a special interest in the rights of the Sámi people.

Sandra Frank

 (
SE
)
Co-founder and Marketing Director, ARVET

Sandra is leading ARVET´s global movement towards a massive change in the global building industry. Sandra speaks about the importance of using renewable building materials and has welcomed about 25 000 people from around 150 different countries in their first 8-storey CLT apartment building in Stockholm amongst many others HM King Carl XVI Gustaf, Presidents, Prime Ministers, various ministers and policymakers from many countries. Sandra has been included in Swedish delegations in promoting sustainable forestry and wooden housing construction throughout the world and attended COP 25 in Madrid to let the world know the importance of changing the way we use fossile materials in the building industry.

Svante Axelsson

 (
SE
)
National coordinator, Fossil Free Sweden

Svante Axelsson is the national coordinator for Fossil Free Sweden, a governmental initiative that brings together companies, municipalities, regions and organisations that stands behind the declaration that Sweden will be one of the first fossil free nations in the world. Fossil Free Sweden works to identify and remove obstacles to increase the speed in the transition. Within the framework of Fossil Free Sweden 22 different business sectors have developed roadmaps to show how they can become fossil-free while increasing their competitiveness.

Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein

 (
)
Lead Author, Global Carbon Budget, University of Exeter

Professor Pierre Friedlingstein is a Fellow of the Royal Society. He holds a Chair in Mathematical Modelling of the Climate System at the University of Exeter. His research interests are in the field of global biogeochemical cycles and their interaction with the climate system. More specifically, he is interested in the coupling between climate change and the major biogeochemical cycles over the historical period and in the future. He identified the positive feedback between climate change and carbon cycle and developed a mathematical framework for climate-carbon feedbacks analysis.

Hosts

Nick Nuttall

 (
UK
)
Host, Strategic Communications Director, We Don't Have Time

Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment, and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018.

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Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson is a program host, moderator, keynote speaker and author specializing in sustainable development, primarily climate action. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, municipalities, and universities. She is chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge), content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow, and one of the founding partners of the global climate organization Our Kids´ Climate which is active in 23 countries.

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Selected speakers

Ingmar Rentzhog

 (
SE
)
CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time

Official “eco-warrior” according to The Sun and “Mark ZuckerVert” according to FranceTV2, Ingmar is serial entrepreneur and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Veckans Affärer Supertalent, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force.

http://www.wedonthavetime.orgRead less
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Anita Soina

 (
KE
)
Environmental Warrior, Founder SpiceWarriors

Anita Soina is a 21 year old Kenyan environmental Warrior and Climate Activist. 2021 TedX Speaker, Founder of SpiceWarriors Environmental Organization and Author of “The Green War” book. She’s also a sustainability digital influencer.

Read less
Read more

Nikka Gerona

 (
PH
)
Climate Advocate, YOUNGO

Nikka Gerona is a climate reality leader from the Philippines. She has been actively involved in various organizations locally and internationally. She has also been part of YOUNGO, the official youth constituency of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), where she supports the graphics sub-unit to enhance digital outreach strategies and advocacy efforts. She was also selected to be part of the 37 youth leaders across 13 countries to be part of the Young People’s Action Team for UNICEF East Asia and Pacific.

Read less
Read more

Geoffrey Mboya

 (
KE
)
Youth Advisor and Climate Activist

Geoffrey is a Youth Advisor for WeDon'tHaveTime and Climate Activist from low-lying land in Nairobi and has felt firsthand climate impacts in the form of environmental degradation around his neighbourhood. Inspired by his background, Geoffrey advocates for the connection between climate action and poverty. He speaks passionately and urgently about social justice, environmental protection, climate change, indigenous rights, and more, and isn’t afraid to call out corporate leaders and others who have contributed to our environmental crises. Despite the backlash he has received from, politicians, and even strangers, Geoffrey remains determined to continue his activism and bring about meaningful change.

Read less
Read more

Marco Rodzynek

 (
DE
)
CEO of NOAH Advisors

Marco started his career at Lehman Brothers in 1998, where he became the Head of European Internet Investment Banking based in London with US coverage responsibilities. In 23 years, Marco has been involved in over 90 announced M&A deals and 20 IPOs/Leverage Buyouts with a total transaction value of over $120bn, including Fotolia, Bigpoint, Yad2, Facile, Trovit, Flixbus, Parship, Pipedrive, BrightData (Luminati), Bumble/Badoo, Volocopter and Investing.com. NOAH Advisors is also the organizer and owner of NOAH Conference which is now in its 12th year and will resurface in Zurich, 7+8th of December 2021 with an extended concept including profitable and sustainable companies. NOAH Conference hosted 95% of European’s growth investors and over 60% of European’s unicorns on stage. NOAH’s and Marco”s focus now on protecting environmental ecosystems through natural capital and technology solutions, like JuicyData

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Adam Wadsten

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Environmental Strategist, Lund Municipality

Environmental Strategist and Project Manager for the Sustainability unit at the central Municipal Office in Lund Municipality. The unit handles municipal-wide projects, plans, programmes and strategies. Passionate road bike rider and mushroom picker!

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Grace López Realpe

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Economist, Climate Change Professional, Municipality of Quito – Environment Secretariat

Economist and Urban Planner specialized in public policies and climate change with emphasis in mitigation actions such as sustainable mobility. Currently, she works at the Climate Change Unit at the Secretariat of the Environment from the Municipality of Quito, leading a pilot project for electric mobility in the Historic Center of Quito.

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Anthony Pearce

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Co-lead, WWF Cities

Anthony Pearce is co-lead for WWF Cities which seeks to encourage and support cities to realize their role as central actors in building a world where people and nature thrive. He has 30 years of experience working on international policy for the Australian and Swedish governments with masters degrees in environmental policy and international relations and bachelors degrees in science and law.

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Maxida Märak

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Artist

Maxida Märak is a Swedish-Sámi jojk singer, hip hop musician, actress and activist. Märak is an environmental and human rights activist with a special interest in the rights of the Sámi people.

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Sandra Frank

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Co-founder and Marketing Director, ARVET

Sandra is leading ARVET´s global movement towards a massive change in the global building industry. Sandra speaks about the importance of using renewable building materials and has welcomed about 25 000 people from around 150 different countries in their first 8-storey CLT apartment building in Stockholm amongst many others HM King Carl XVI Gustaf, Presidents, Prime Ministers, various ministers and policymakers from many countries. Sandra has been included in Swedish delegations in promoting sustainable forestry and wooden housing construction throughout the world and attended COP 25 in Madrid to let the world know the importance of changing the way we use fossile materials in the building industry.

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Svante Axelsson

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National coordinator, Fossil Free Sweden

Svante Axelsson is the national coordinator for Fossil Free Sweden, a governmental initiative that brings together companies, municipalities, regions and organisations that stands behind the declaration that Sweden will be one of the first fossil free nations in the world. Fossil Free Sweden works to identify and remove obstacles to increase the speed in the transition. Within the framework of Fossil Free Sweden 22 different business sectors have developed roadmaps to show how they can become fossil-free while increasing their competitiveness.

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Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein

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Lead Author, Global Carbon Budget, University of Exeter

Professor Pierre Friedlingstein is a Fellow of the Royal Society. He holds a Chair in Mathematical Modelling of the Climate System at the University of Exeter. His research interests are in the field of global biogeochemical cycles and their interaction with the climate system. More specifically, he is interested in the coupling between climate change and the major biogeochemical cycles over the historical period and in the future. He identified the positive feedback between climate change and carbon cycle and developed a mathematical framework for climate-carbon feedbacks analysis.

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Main organizers & partners. Day 10

We Don't Have Time
UNDP
Ericsson
Exponential Roadmap
Nature Zone
Business Sweden
EU
Embassy of Switzerland
Arvet
GoClimate
Oatly

Media & local hub partners

Twitter
LinkedIn
EBU
spotify
Mongabay
Now This
Bloomberg Green
EarthX
KTH
Climate Reality Europe
JustDiggit
American University School of International Service
American University Center for Environment, Community, and Equity
Mount Kenya University

Outreach partners

Race to Resilience
Race To Zero
Connect4Climate
SME Climate Hub
Prime Computer
UN Foundation
Rare
Switch TV
Desert Control
Mariestad ElectriVillage
Below 2C
The ForeSight Group
Llobet Collaboratorium
Global Returns Project
Net Zero Coffee
Puro.earth
The Climate Choice
Unite 2030
PUSH Sweden
Citizens' Climate Europe
Goodwings
Houdini Sportswear
Articheck
Trine
Removement
Climate&Capital Media
Ki Culture
EarthTech
Climate Crisis Hub
Eljun
Human Act
Megadeals
SIWI
The Planetary Press
Reformaten
Medveten i Stan
Suraksha
Global Resilience Summit
Astor Perkins
Straight Talk Foundation
ARTPORT_making waves
AutoEnergy
All Aboard
Global Utmaning
2022 Initiative
TEDxGlasgow
The New Division
The Swedish Association for Responsible Consumption
Beyond Nine
Start Up Energy Transition (SET)
Recycle2Riches
Pvblic foundation
Rainforest Partnership
Everland
Anchor
The Climate Group
Noah conference

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations organization tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. In October, 2021, UNDP launched the campaign #Dontchooseextinction as a response to the monumental challenge of billions of dollars spent on fossil fuels subsidies while hundreds of millions of people live in poverty. Read more.

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The 1.5°C Business Playbook is a guideline for companies and organisations of all sizes to set a 1.5°C aligned strategy and move to action. Focusing on simplicity and speed, it is anchored in the latest science.

The Exponential Roadmap highlights 36 solutions with exponential scaling potential to halve global greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. It shows how we can build a stronger, more resilient and future-proof global economy and increase human prosperity and wealth- within the planetary boundaries.

The SME Climate Hub is a global initiative that aims to mainstream climate action in the small to medium sized business community, and enable SMEs to build more resilient businesses through climate action. The initiative provides the tools and resources SMEs need to reduce their emissions and measure their progress towards net zero. The SME Climate Commitment is the official pathway for small and medium sized businesses to join the United Nations global Race to Zero campaign.

Business Sweden is commissioned by the Government and the Swedish industry to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. Read more.

The Global Commons Alliance (GCA) is a network of organizations working together to ensure that societies and the global economy thrive, sustained by healthy global commons, on a stable planet. Read more.

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