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November 4, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Energy & Transportation

Exponential Climate Action Summit IV — COP26 Backdoor

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We Don't Have Time
Exponential Roadmap
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EDT

4

,

2021

November 4, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Energy & Transportation

Exponential Climate Action Summit IV — COP26 Backdoor

We Don't Have Time
Exponential Roadmap
Ericsson

Energy & Transportation

Welcome to our fourth daily broadcast from the negotiations floor at the UN Climate Change Conference. Today’s theme, Energy & Transportation, is part of the Exponential Climate Action Summit IV – brought to you live from Glasgow and our hubs in Nairobi, Washington DC and Stockholm.

Highlights: Keynote speech from Niklas Heuveldop, President & CEO, Ericsson, North America. Transport panel with representatives from Maersk and Scania. Lost voices from Pakistan.

Tickets to participate in physical hubs:
GlasgowStockholmWashington DCNairobi

This broadcast is part of the COP26 Backdoor. Full day-by-day program:

November 1November 2November 3November 4November 5November 6November 7November 8November 9November 10November 11November 12

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Program highlights

All times in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Find out your local timezone.

Please observe: The broadcast start has been delayed with up to 15 minutes.

Broadcast starts at approx. 17:15 GMT (Glasgow), 18:15 CET (Stockholm), 13:15 EDT (Washington DC), 20:15 EAT (Nairobi)

17:15 GMT (approx.) — Introduction: Energy & Transportation

Daily COP26 briefing — what is going on in Glasgow and the negotiations with interaction from our Hubs in Stockholm, Nairobi, Washington D.C and online audience.

  • Malithi Fernando, Policy Analyst Modeller at International Transport Forum, OECD.
  • Jacob Teter, Transport Energy Analyst at the International Energy Agency.
  • United Nations Development Programme: Messages to our world leaders.

17:45 GMT — Transformers

Meeting the Paris Agreement goals requires a seismic transformation in all sectors of society. In fact, established businesses have no choice if they want to stay in the game — meet players who, moving ahead of their competition, lead the way through bold climate action.

  • Niklas Heuveldop, CEO NA, Ericsson.
  • Stefan Håkansson, SVP E.ON Energy Infrastructure Solutions.
  • Andreas Follér, Head of Sustainability at Scania.
  • Andreas Ahrens, Head of Climate, Inter IKEA Group.
  • Erik Rylander, Head of Carbon Dioxide Removal, Stockholm Exergi
  • Morten Bo Christiansen, VP, Head of Decarbonisation, Maersk

18:50 GMT — Disruptors

Breaking the bonds of our fossil-fueled economies requires innovation: technologies, policies, and business that upend the status quo and enable emerging companies and initiatives–disruptors–to occupy center stage.

  • Pamela Jouven, Director, SME Climate Hub
  • Josh Whale, CEO, Ampersand
  • Erik Martinson, CEO & Co-founder Svea Solar.
  • Pär Larshans, Head of Sustainability at Ragn-Sells.
  • Jonas Eklind, CEO and President at Azelio AB.

19:40 GMT — Behavioural Change

Changing human mindsets and habits with tools like policy and communication is also part of the picture. Meet experts and doers on incorporating the transformation into how we think, speak, and act.

  • Carly Gilbert-Patrick, Team Leader - Active Mobility, Digitalisation and Mode Integration at UNEP.
  • Solitaire Townsend, Chief Solutionist/Co-founder, Futerra
  • Jaibir Siwach, CEO, Kabira Mobility

21:00 GMT — Summary & End Of Broadcast

Questions from HUB experts: Dr. Robert Ndungu Josphine, Veterinarian & Research scientist (Nairobi), Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, We Don't Have Time (Washington, DC).

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Hosts and co-presenters

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).

Nick Nuttall

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

Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. 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 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.

https://www.earthday.org

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

 (
US
)
Risk and behavioral scientist, President, US Operations We Don't Have Time

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and President, US Operations for We Don´t Have Time.

http://swetachakraborty.com

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.

Dr Robert Ndungu Josphine

 (
KE
)
Veterinarian & Research scientist (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Robert is veterinarian and infectious disease researcher motivated by the need to build resilient community driven - public health systems and solutions to tackle threats to human health and food security. I hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Nairobi (2013) and MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016). I also have extensive experience in social justice advocacy and community centred public health interventions with a focus on marginalized communities including LGBTI persons, people living with disabilities and rural marginalized communities. My current interest is in exploring how climate change influences human and animal health and applying community driven One Health models to build public health resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Selected speakers

Jonas Eklind

 (
SE
)
CEO and President, Azelio

Jonas Eklind is the CEO and President of the Swedish listed energy storage company Azelio AB. Azelio has developed a unique technology for storing renewable energy in recycled aluminium and supply the energy as electricity and heat at a low cost and on demand, at all hours of the day. Jonas Eklind has extensive experience of leadership in renewable technology companies with focus on transformation of innovation into commercialization and global market expansion. In 2019 Jonas Eklind was awarded Mission Innovation champion.

Pär Larshans

 (
SE
)
Co-host, Director of Sustainability, Ragn-Sells

Pär is an award winner in communication, social sustainability, and intrapreneurship, listed multiple times by Trust Across America as one of the Top Thought Leaders in Trust. He is the current appointed expert for setting environmental targets for sea and coastal regions in Sweden and for the coalition group for climate-neutral Swedish industry by 2045.

Carly Gilbert-Patrick

 (
UK
)
Team Leader - Active Mobility, Digitalisation and Mode Integration at UNEP

Carly manages the UNEP team for Active Mobility, Digitalisation and Mode Integration working with countries around the world to decouple mobility from increasing emissions. Carly has been working in the field of sustainable mobility for fifteen years in the areas of active mobility, road safety, bus rapid transit, congestion charging, low emission zones, bike share systems and digitalisation. Prior to her time with UN Environment Carly was the Programme Manager for the UN-Habitat Sustainable Transport for East African Cities, working with city leaders in Nairobi, Addis Ababa and Kampala on bus rapid transit planning. Before moving to Kenya, Carly worked for Transport for London supporting design, implementation and launch of the London Cycle Hire Scheme and the London Low Emission Zone. Carly is also a Council member of the World Economic Forum Future Council on Mobility and a Board Member of the Flone Initiative.

Johan Falk

 (
SE
)
Co-founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative

Johan Falk is the Co-founder and CEO of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, and co-founder of the SME Climate Hub. Falk is a leader and entrepreneur in exponential strategies for climate and business and is was earlier Head of Intel IoT Ignition Lab, had various positions at tech companies and Senior Innovation Fellow at Stockholm Resilience Centre He is the co-lead author of Exponential Climate Action Roadmap and the1.5°C Business Playbook and the 12 in 12 report. Earlier on, Falk was one of the initiators of the Global Carbon Law idea, together with Owen Gaffney and Johan Rockström, inspired by Moores Law. He received the Intel global design win of the year at Intel 2010 for accelerating the telecom business exponentially to a multi-billion dollar business.

https://exponentialroadmap.org/https://exponentialroadmap.org/1-5c-business-playbook/

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

Morten Bo Christiansen

 (
DK
)
VP, Head of Decarbonisation, Maersk

Morten joined A.P. Moller - Maersk in 2011 and headed the company’s strategy unit between 2015 and 2020 during what is broadly regarded one of the biggest transformations in European industry in recent years – the shift from energy and shipping conglomerate to one integrated company providing end-to-end container logistics solutions to its + 80.000 customers. In January 2021 he was appointed Head of Decarbonisation and tasked with building and heading a newly established Maersk unit of +60 specialists focused on delivering on Maersk’s ambition to become carbon neutral by 2050.

Andreas Ahrens

 (
SE
)
Head of Climate, Inter IKEA Group

Andreas Ahrens leads the global climate agenda for Inter IKEA Group (the IKEA franchisor) and the full IKEA value chain – from raw material extraction to product end-of-life. He is the main spokesperson for climate – internally and externally – for the total climate agenda at IKEA. He also leads the connected strategic initiative to secure that IKEA develops the organization to meet the set strategic commitments and targets to become climate positive by 2030 by reducing more greenhouse gas emissions than the IKEA value chain emits, while growing the IKEA business. He has previously worked extensively with sustainability integration into both product development and supply chain management, with special focus on climate and circular economy.

Mattias Goldmann

 (
SE
)
CEO, Goldmann Green

Let's get it done, and make great business out of it. That is Mattias Goldmann's approach to sustainability and climate. He is a Senior Sustainability Advisor, and was Chief Sustainability Officer at Sweco until August 2021 when leaving for independent work in Bangkok, linked to the Swedish Embassy. Mattias was previously CEO of the green and liberal think tank Fores, with the 2030-secretariat for a fossil independent transport sector. Mattias was named Sweden's Most influential in sustainability issues, 2016, and runner-up Opinion Maker of the Year, 2017, when he was also knighted by the French government for his work against climate change. He was earlier named "future politician of the year", which shows that the future is hard to predict - he left party politics shortly after that. Mattias was born in Geneva, has lived in Chile and Kenya, mainly resides in Stockholm but currently in Bangkok.

Mats Pellbäck Scharp

 (
SE
)
Head of Sustainability, Ericsson

Mats is Head of Sustainability at Ericsson with responsibility for climate action, circular economy, energy performance and triple bottom line impact of products, services and company operations. Taking this role after restructuring the Health & Safety organization in the company. During mats leadership the company has set targets that are accepted to be on a 1.5°C by the Science Based Target initiative. Mats has initiated and participated in various research projects e.g. as a member of the steering group for the Exponential Climate Action Roadmap report as well as the ICT & SDGs Report with Columbia University on how information technology has the potential to accelerate halving of global carbon emissions as well as reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. Before rejoining Ericsson, among several other leading roles e.g. Head of Sustainability at Sony Ericsson launching the Green Heart brand for mobile phones and accessories.

Jacob Teter

 (
US
)
Transport Energy Analyst

Jacob Teter joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) as a transport energy modeler and policy analyst in 2015, and now leads IEA’s team of transport analysts in the Energy Technology and Policy Division. In this role, he aims to contribute to the global dialogue on policies to promote the development and adoption of technologies and operations that provide transport services that improve quality of life while minimizing pollutant and greenhouse emissions and other environmental and natural resource impacts. Jacob is among the lead authors of the IEA’s “Future of Trucks” and “Future of Rail” reports, and has contributed to the IEA’s “Net Zero by 2050” report, to the annual Global Electric Vehicle Outlook (GEVO) series, as well as to recent Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP) and World Energy Outlook (WEO) reports, including the special report on Energy and Air Pollution, the special report on Energy and Digitalization, and the Future of Hydrogen. He completed his PhD in Transportation Technology and Policy from the University of California, Davis in 2015.

Malithi Fernando

 (
CA
)
Policy Analyst/Modeller, International Transport Forum at the OECD

Malithi advises national governments and city authorities on climate impacts, accessibility and sustainable mobility using rigorous analysis to provide evidence-based policy recommendations. She recently managed ITF’s flagship report, the ITF Transport Outlook 2021, which presents global scenarios for the transport sector in the coming decades. Malithi uses her experience in behaviour change, economic analysis, and social impact analysis to inform her current portfolio on decarbonising transport. She brings valuable expertise from her private sector and academic roles across North America, and the UK prior to joining the ITF, in transport, environmental planning and infrastructure. Her work calls for an aligned focus on improving environmental and social outcomes through transport policy.

Stefan Håkansson

 (
SE
)
SVP, E.ON Energy Infrastructure Solutions

Stefan Håkansson is the Global Director of E.ON Energy Infrastructure Solutions. With over 20 years of experience in the energy industry, Stefan is a world leader in the push for the development of sustainable Energy Infrastructure Solutions. Stefan began his professional career at E.ON in 1999, when he joined Sydkraft AB in Malmö, Sweden. For the first 11 years, he dealt with Energy System issues in northern Europe through large power plant operations. Up to 2018, Stefan worked as Managing Director for E.ON Värmekraft AB and secondly as Managing Director of Heating Energy at E.ON Värme Sverige AB. During this time, Stefan worked with local Customer Solutions such as heating, cooling, power and energy efficiency for City Customers. In his current role this focus is expanded internationally, to innovative energy infrastructure projects combining digitalisation, decarbonisation and sustainability for industry, business and communities.

Pamela Jouven

 (
FR
)
Director, SME Climate Hub

As Director of the SME Climate Hub, Pamela works with international partners, multinational companies and governments to accelerate a global movement and develop a one-stop-shop platform mobilizing small and medium-sized enterprises to take climate action on net zero. Pamela previously served as Head of City Business Climate Alliances at C40, where she was responsible for expanding C40’s service offering to member cities relating to the acceleration of climate solutions with local and global businesses. Her experience also includes initiating and leading multi-partner programmes focused on innovation and sustainability for Virgin Unite, the non-profit arm of the Virgin Group, and University of the Arts London.

Solitaire Townsend

 (
UK
)
Chief Solutionist/Co-founder, Futerra

Solitaire has been selling sustainability for over 20 years. As Co-founder and Chief Solutionist of Futerra she advises governments, charities and brands on making sustainability so desirable it becomes normal. With Futerra offices in London, Stockholm, New York and Mexico City she admits that making the world a better place is a damn good business plan. You can watch her TED talks online and read her in the Guardian, Huffington Post, Forbes and more often as @GreenSolitaire. Solitaire was named ‘Ethical Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2008 and more recently was Chair of the UK Green Energy Scheme, a member of the United Nations Sustainable Lifestyles Taskforce and a London Leader for Sustainability. Her new book The Happy Hero - How To Change Your Life By Changing The World is out now.

Josh Whale

 (
NZ
)
Founder and CEO, Ampersand

Josh Whale is the founder and CEO of Ampersand. Ampersand has developed an electric motorcycle, swappable battery pack, and battery station network in Rwanda for Africa's millions of motorbikes. Their solution costs less to buy and operate than a petrol motorcycle, with more power. Ampersand customers have already been running for two years and covered over 2 million kilometers. Ampersand's swap stations have performed over 50,000 battery swaps. The company is about to deploy 500 more vehicles in Rwanda and Kenya.

Erik Martinson

 (
SE
)
CEO & Co-founder, Svea Solar

Mr. Martinson is the CEO and Co-founder of Svea Solar – the fastest growing cleantech company in Sweden and one of the leading solar energy companies in Europe. Mr. Martinson co-founded the company in 2014, with a clear vision to liberate the world from harmful energy. Since then, Mr. Martinson has grown the business from 0 to 1,3 billion SEK in turnover and expanded the business into five markets in Europe. Mr Martinson was awarded Sweden’s Super Talent, 2021 by Nova Talent.

Jaibir Siwach

 (
IN
)
CEO, Kabira Mobility

Jaibir Siwach, An Entrepreneur working on Environment Friendly Projects, is the CEO and one of the Founders of Kabira Mobility an Electric Vehicle Startup transforming the existing Transportation System through Electric Mobility.. He is an Indian Navy Veteran having served as an Aeronautical Engineer. Post Retirement from the Indian Navy, He started his entrepreneurial journey towards handling Projects which makes a positive impact on the Environment.

Niklas Heuveldop

 (
US
)
President and CEO, Ericsson North America

Niklas Heuveldop is the President and CEO of Ericsson North America, serving Ericsson’s customers in the United States and Canada with industry-leading technology and services. Heuveldop most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Group Function Technology & Emerging Business, a new position which combined the Corporate Strategy and Technology functions, Ericsson Research, Business Innovation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Emerging Business and focused on the Internet of Things, as well as Information Technology and Ericsson’s Digital Transformation.

Erik Rylander

 (
SE
)
Head of Carbon Dioxide Removal, Stockholm Exergi

Erik Rylander, MSc. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, is the head of Carbon Dioxide Removal at Stockholm Exergi. Mr. Rylander has a long career within Stockholm Exergi (former Fortum) in different managerial positions. In recent years with focus on circular economy business development. Today Erik is leading Exergi’s CDR program with the short term objective to establish a commercial framework and business model that would allow Exergi to invest in a BECCS plant capturing 800.000 tons biogenic CO2 p.a. in Stockholm starting 2025.

Andreas Follér

 (
SE
)
Head of Sustainability, Scania

Andreas is the Head of Sustainability at Scania with a responsibility to drive and coordinate the sustainability, circular economy and climate area at corporate level. Previously to Scania, Andreas has been working with sustainability issues for the last 20 years. Over the years, he has been working in the nexus between strategy, management and education in energy, pharmaceuticals, automotive and in the textile industry. Additionally, he has operated his own business as well as having worked with climate change issues for the World Wildlife Fund, WWF.

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Hosts and co-presenters

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).

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Nick Nuttall

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

Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. 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 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.

https://www.earthday.orgRead less
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Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

 (
US
)
Risk and behavioral scientist, President, US Operations We Don't Have Time

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and President, US Operations for We Don´t Have Time.

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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
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Dr Robert Ndungu Josphine

 (
KE
)
Veterinarian & Research scientist (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Robert is veterinarian and infectious disease researcher motivated by the need to build resilient community driven - public health systems and solutions to tackle threats to human health and food security. I hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Nairobi (2013) and MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016). I also have extensive experience in social justice advocacy and community centred public health interventions with a focus on marginalized communities including LGBTI persons, people living with disabilities and rural marginalized communities. My current interest is in exploring how climate change influences human and animal health and applying community driven One Health models to build public health resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Read less
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Selected speakers

Jonas Eklind

 (
SE
)
CEO and President, Azelio

Jonas Eklind is the CEO and President of the Swedish listed energy storage company Azelio AB. Azelio has developed a unique technology for storing renewable energy in recycled aluminium and supply the energy as electricity and heat at a low cost and on demand, at all hours of the day. Jonas Eklind has extensive experience of leadership in renewable technology companies with focus on transformation of innovation into commercialization and global market expansion. In 2019 Jonas Eklind was awarded Mission Innovation champion.

Read less
Read more

Pär Larshans

 (
SE
)
Co-host, Director of Sustainability, Ragn-Sells

Pär is an award winner in communication, social sustainability, and intrapreneurship, listed multiple times by Trust Across America as one of the Top Thought Leaders in Trust. He is the current appointed expert for setting environmental targets for sea and coastal regions in Sweden and for the coalition group for climate-neutral Swedish industry by 2045.

Read less
Read more

Carly Gilbert-Patrick

 (
UK
)
Team Leader - Active Mobility, Digitalisation and Mode Integration at UNEP

Carly manages the UNEP team for Active Mobility, Digitalisation and Mode Integration working with countries around the world to decouple mobility from increasing emissions. Carly has been working in the field of sustainable mobility for fifteen years in the areas of active mobility, road safety, bus rapid transit, congestion charging, low emission zones, bike share systems and digitalisation. Prior to her time with UN Environment Carly was the Programme Manager for the UN-Habitat Sustainable Transport for East African Cities, working with city leaders in Nairobi, Addis Ababa and Kampala on bus rapid transit planning. Before moving to Kenya, Carly worked for Transport for London supporting design, implementation and launch of the London Cycle Hire Scheme and the London Low Emission Zone. Carly is also a Council member of the World Economic Forum Future Council on Mobility and a Board Member of the Flone Initiative.

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Johan Falk

 (
SE
)
Co-founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative

Johan Falk is the Co-founder and CEO of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, and co-founder of the SME Climate Hub. Falk is a leader and entrepreneur in exponential strategies for climate and business and is was earlier Head of Intel IoT Ignition Lab, had various positions at tech companies and Senior Innovation Fellow at Stockholm Resilience Centre He is the co-lead author of Exponential Climate Action Roadmap and the1.5°C Business Playbook and the 12 in 12 report. Earlier on, Falk was one of the initiators of the Global Carbon Law idea, together with Owen Gaffney and Johan Rockström, inspired by Moores Law. He received the Intel global design win of the year at Intel 2010 for accelerating the telecom business exponentially to a multi-billion dollar business.

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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.

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Morten Bo Christiansen

 (
DK
)
VP, Head of Decarbonisation, Maersk

Morten joined A.P. Moller - Maersk in 2011 and headed the company’s strategy unit between 2015 and 2020 during what is broadly regarded one of the biggest transformations in European industry in recent years – the shift from energy and shipping conglomerate to one integrated company providing end-to-end container logistics solutions to its + 80.000 customers. In January 2021 he was appointed Head of Decarbonisation and tasked with building and heading a newly established Maersk unit of +60 specialists focused on delivering on Maersk’s ambition to become carbon neutral by 2050.

Read less
Read more

Andreas Ahrens

 (
SE
)
Head of Climate, Inter IKEA Group

Andreas Ahrens leads the global climate agenda for Inter IKEA Group (the IKEA franchisor) and the full IKEA value chain – from raw material extraction to product end-of-life. He is the main spokesperson for climate – internally and externally – for the total climate agenda at IKEA. He also leads the connected strategic initiative to secure that IKEA develops the organization to meet the set strategic commitments and targets to become climate positive by 2030 by reducing more greenhouse gas emissions than the IKEA value chain emits, while growing the IKEA business. He has previously worked extensively with sustainability integration into both product development and supply chain management, with special focus on climate and circular economy.

Read less
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Mattias Goldmann

 (
SE
)
CEO, Goldmann Green

Let's get it done, and make great business out of it. That is Mattias Goldmann's approach to sustainability and climate. He is a Senior Sustainability Advisor, and was Chief Sustainability Officer at Sweco until August 2021 when leaving for independent work in Bangkok, linked to the Swedish Embassy. Mattias was previously CEO of the green and liberal think tank Fores, with the 2030-secretariat for a fossil independent transport sector. Mattias was named Sweden's Most influential in sustainability issues, 2016, and runner-up Opinion Maker of the Year, 2017, when he was also knighted by the French government for his work against climate change. He was earlier named "future politician of the year", which shows that the future is hard to predict - he left party politics shortly after that. Mattias was born in Geneva, has lived in Chile and Kenya, mainly resides in Stockholm but currently in Bangkok.

Read less
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Mats Pellbäck Scharp

 (
SE
)
Head of Sustainability, Ericsson

Mats is Head of Sustainability at Ericsson with responsibility for climate action, circular economy, energy performance and triple bottom line impact of products, services and company operations. Taking this role after restructuring the Health & Safety organization in the company. During mats leadership the company has set targets that are accepted to be on a 1.5°C by the Science Based Target initiative. Mats has initiated and participated in various research projects e.g. as a member of the steering group for the Exponential Climate Action Roadmap report as well as the ICT & SDGs Report with Columbia University on how information technology has the potential to accelerate halving of global carbon emissions as well as reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. Before rejoining Ericsson, among several other leading roles e.g. Head of Sustainability at Sony Ericsson launching the Green Heart brand for mobile phones and accessories.

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Jacob Teter

 (
US
)
Transport Energy Analyst

Jacob Teter joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) as a transport energy modeler and policy analyst in 2015, and now leads IEA’s team of transport analysts in the Energy Technology and Policy Division. In this role, he aims to contribute to the global dialogue on policies to promote the development and adoption of technologies and operations that provide transport services that improve quality of life while minimizing pollutant and greenhouse emissions and other environmental and natural resource impacts. Jacob is among the lead authors of the IEA’s “Future of Trucks” and “Future of Rail” reports, and has contributed to the IEA’s “Net Zero by 2050” report, to the annual Global Electric Vehicle Outlook (GEVO) series, as well as to recent Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP) and World Energy Outlook (WEO) reports, including the special report on Energy and Air Pollution, the special report on Energy and Digitalization, and the Future of Hydrogen. He completed his PhD in Transportation Technology and Policy from the University of California, Davis in 2015.

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Malithi Fernando

 (
CA
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Policy Analyst/Modeller, International Transport Forum at the OECD

Malithi advises national governments and city authorities on climate impacts, accessibility and sustainable mobility using rigorous analysis to provide evidence-based policy recommendations. She recently managed ITF’s flagship report, the ITF Transport Outlook 2021, which presents global scenarios for the transport sector in the coming decades. Malithi uses her experience in behaviour change, economic analysis, and social impact analysis to inform her current portfolio on decarbonising transport. She brings valuable expertise from her private sector and academic roles across North America, and the UK prior to joining the ITF, in transport, environmental planning and infrastructure. Her work calls for an aligned focus on improving environmental and social outcomes through transport policy.

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Stefan Håkansson

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SVP, E.ON Energy Infrastructure Solutions

Stefan Håkansson is the Global Director of E.ON Energy Infrastructure Solutions. With over 20 years of experience in the energy industry, Stefan is a world leader in the push for the development of sustainable Energy Infrastructure Solutions. Stefan began his professional career at E.ON in 1999, when he joined Sydkraft AB in Malmö, Sweden. For the first 11 years, he dealt with Energy System issues in northern Europe through large power plant operations. Up to 2018, Stefan worked as Managing Director for E.ON Värmekraft AB and secondly as Managing Director of Heating Energy at E.ON Värme Sverige AB. During this time, Stefan worked with local Customer Solutions such as heating, cooling, power and energy efficiency for City Customers. In his current role this focus is expanded internationally, to innovative energy infrastructure projects combining digitalisation, decarbonisation and sustainability for industry, business and communities.

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Pamela Jouven

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Director, SME Climate Hub

As Director of the SME Climate Hub, Pamela works with international partners, multinational companies and governments to accelerate a global movement and develop a one-stop-shop platform mobilizing small and medium-sized enterprises to take climate action on net zero. Pamela previously served as Head of City Business Climate Alliances at C40, where she was responsible for expanding C40’s service offering to member cities relating to the acceleration of climate solutions with local and global businesses. Her experience also includes initiating and leading multi-partner programmes focused on innovation and sustainability for Virgin Unite, the non-profit arm of the Virgin Group, and University of the Arts London.

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Solitaire Townsend

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Chief Solutionist/Co-founder, Futerra

Solitaire has been selling sustainability for over 20 years. As Co-founder and Chief Solutionist of Futerra she advises governments, charities and brands on making sustainability so desirable it becomes normal. With Futerra offices in London, Stockholm, New York and Mexico City she admits that making the world a better place is a damn good business plan. You can watch her TED talks online and read her in the Guardian, Huffington Post, Forbes and more often as @GreenSolitaire. Solitaire was named ‘Ethical Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2008 and more recently was Chair of the UK Green Energy Scheme, a member of the United Nations Sustainable Lifestyles Taskforce and a London Leader for Sustainability. Her new book The Happy Hero - How To Change Your Life By Changing The World is out now.

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Josh Whale

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Founder and CEO, Ampersand

Josh Whale is the founder and CEO of Ampersand. Ampersand has developed an electric motorcycle, swappable battery pack, and battery station network in Rwanda for Africa's millions of motorbikes. Their solution costs less to buy and operate than a petrol motorcycle, with more power. Ampersand customers have already been running for two years and covered over 2 million kilometers. Ampersand's swap stations have performed over 50,000 battery swaps. The company is about to deploy 500 more vehicles in Rwanda and Kenya.

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Erik Martinson

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CEO & Co-founder, Svea Solar

Mr. Martinson is the CEO and Co-founder of Svea Solar – the fastest growing cleantech company in Sweden and one of the leading solar energy companies in Europe. Mr. Martinson co-founded the company in 2014, with a clear vision to liberate the world from harmful energy. Since then, Mr. Martinson has grown the business from 0 to 1,3 billion SEK in turnover and expanded the business into five markets in Europe. Mr Martinson was awarded Sweden’s Super Talent, 2021 by Nova Talent.

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Jaibir Siwach

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CEO, Kabira Mobility

Jaibir Siwach, An Entrepreneur working on Environment Friendly Projects, is the CEO and one of the Founders of Kabira Mobility an Electric Vehicle Startup transforming the existing Transportation System through Electric Mobility.. He is an Indian Navy Veteran having served as an Aeronautical Engineer. Post Retirement from the Indian Navy, He started his entrepreneurial journey towards handling Projects which makes a positive impact on the Environment.

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Niklas Heuveldop

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President and CEO, Ericsson North America

Niklas Heuveldop is the President and CEO of Ericsson North America, serving Ericsson’s customers in the United States and Canada with industry-leading technology and services. Heuveldop most recently served as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Group Function Technology & Emerging Business, a new position which combined the Corporate Strategy and Technology functions, Ericsson Research, Business Innovation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Emerging Business and focused on the Internet of Things, as well as Information Technology and Ericsson’s Digital Transformation.

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Erik Rylander

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Head of Carbon Dioxide Removal, Stockholm Exergi

Erik Rylander, MSc. Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, is the head of Carbon Dioxide Removal at Stockholm Exergi. Mr. Rylander has a long career within Stockholm Exergi (former Fortum) in different managerial positions. In recent years with focus on circular economy business development. Today Erik is leading Exergi’s CDR program with the short term objective to establish a commercial framework and business model that would allow Exergi to invest in a BECCS plant capturing 800.000 tons biogenic CO2 p.a. in Stockholm starting 2025.

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Andreas Follér

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Head of Sustainability, Scania

Andreas is the Head of Sustainability at Scania with a responsibility to drive and coordinate the sustainability, circular economy and climate area at corporate level. Previously to Scania, Andreas has been working with sustainability issues for the last 20 years. Over the years, he has been working in the nexus between strategy, management and education in energy, pharmaceuticals, automotive and in the textile industry. Additionally, he has operated his own business as well as having worked with climate change issues for the World Wildlife Fund, WWF.

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The Exponential Climate Action Summits is a collaboration between We Don't Have Time, Ericsson and The Exponential Roadmap Initiative. The summits focuses on bringing together stakeholders, experts and activists in a conversation about how to scale exponential solutions to the climate crisis. Upcoming installments of the series in 2021 are ”Sustainable Consumption” at Climate Week NYC in September and ”Exponential Solutions" at COP 26 in November.


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