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Industry & Buildings

Exponential Climate Action Summit IV — COP26 Backdoor

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We Don't Have Time
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November, 2, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Industry & Buildings

Exponential Climate Action Summit IV — COP26 Backdoor

We Don't Have Time
Exponential Roadmap
Ericsson

Industry & Buildings

Welcome to our second daily broadcast from the negotiations floor at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Today’s theme, Industry & Buildings, is part of the Exponential Climate Action Summit IV – brought to you live from Glasgow and our hubs in Nairobi, Washington DC and Stockholm.

In today’s broadcast we’ll bring you keynote speeches from Martina Otto, head of Cities Unit at UN Environment Program; Åsa Tamsons, Senior Vice President, Ericsson; and Pär Larshans, Director of Sustainability, Ragn-Sells; and more.And don’t miss the panel discussion on fossil-free steel, with Jonas Otterheim, head of Climate Action, Volvo Cars; Thomas Hörnfeldt, VP Sustainable Business, SSAB; and Luke Herbert, international director of communications, The Climate Group.

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

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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: Industry & Buildings

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.

  • Martina Otto, UN Alliance building and construction.
  • 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.

  • Pascal Eveillard, Director for Sustainable Business Development, Saint-Gobain Group.
  • Sandra Frank, Co-Founder of Arvet.
  • Mats Pellbäck-Scharp, Head of sustainability, Ericsson.
  • Claes Kollberg, CTO and founder, CemVision
  • Jonas Otterheim, Head of climate action, Volvo Cars.
  • Thomas Hörnfeldt, Vice President Sustainable Business, SSAB.
  • Luke Herbert, International Director of Communications, Climate Group

18:40 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.

  • Åsa Tamsons, Head of Business Area Technologies and New Business at Ericsson.
  • Pär Larshans, Director of Sustainability, Ragn-Sells.
  • Alar Saluste, Project Manager OSA, Ragn-Sells Estonia
  • Arnaud Marquis, Group Sustainability Officer, Tarkett

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.

  • Ingmar Rentzhog, Founder & CEO of We Don't Have Time.
  • Johan Falk, Co-founder and head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative.
  • Marco Magini, South Pole.
  • Kalle Nilvér, Co-Founder of GoClimate.
  • Jennifer Jenkins, Chief Sustainability Officer, NCX
  • Elin Larsson, Program director at RE:Source.
  • Nina Ekelund, CEO, Haga Initiative

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

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.

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.

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

Elin Larsson

 (
SE
)
Program director, RE:Source

Program director for RE:Source since 2020. Between 2018-2020 she was running her own company Elco, as an advisor for sustainability and circularity. Before that she was the Sustainability Director for Filippa K 2011-2018. Advisory board member for the UN founded programme “One Planet network”, the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme.

Thomas Hörnfeldt

 (
SE
)
VP Sustainable Business & Public Affairs, SSAB

Thomas Hörnfeldt is VP, sustainability & public affairs, at SSAB. He has an MBA from Uppsala University and an MSc from KTH in Stockholm. He has vast experience in general management and sales, market intelligence, and sustainability. His career started at ABB, where he spent nearly 13 years in management positions in the metals industry.

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.

Martina Otto

 (
DE
)
Head, Cities Unit, UNEP and Head of Secretariat, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction

Martina has over 25 years of experience in Environmental Policy, with a particular focus on energy, buildings, transport and cities. In her 20 years with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), she has served in different functions out of Paris and Nairobi, now heading UNEP’s work on Cities and heading the UNEP hosted Secretariat of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction. Before joining UNEP, Martina worked on Trade and Environment and Economic Instruments in the Area of Environmental Protection with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the European Commission and the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development.

Marco Magini

 (
IT
)
Executive Director Climate Projects, South Pole

Having spent the past 12 years working in the voluntary and compliance carbon markets and climate policy thought leadership, Marco holds the role of Director Projects & Portfolio Management. With practical experience in carbon project development, implementation, and trading, Marco is passionate about placing innovation and partnership at the heart of our climate projects. The team currently manages more than 300 projects worldwide and it consists of a team of more than 200 experts around the globe. Marco graduated in International and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics.

Kalle Nilvér

 (
SE
)
Co-founder, GoClimate

Kalle has co-founded two companies in the Stockholm tech scene, Booli and Sensebit Group. When realizing the severity of the climate crisis he stepped down as the CEO of Booli and co-founded GoClimate. GoClimate wants to enable individuals and businesses to take meaningful climate action. Today GoClimate has over 8000 members and has helped over 800 companies with their climate work.

Jonas Otterheim

 (
SE
)
Head of Climate Action, Volvo Cars

Jonas studied for a Master of Science degree in Management and Economics of Innovation at Chalmers University of Technology. He started his professional career at EY, working as a management consultant for several years. In 2017 Jonas joined the Corporate Strategy department at Volvo Cars. In 2019 he took on the role as Head of climate action, where he has the global responsibility of Volvo Cars climate strategy, to become climate neutral across its full value chain by 2040, while reducing its total emissions as fast as possible already today.

Claes Kollberg

 (
SE
)
CTO and Founder, CemVision

Cement plant manager in Europe and Africa, with world unique experience in climate cement, fossil free steel production and electrification.

Nina Ekelund

 (
SE
)
CEO, Haga Initiative

In 2010, Nina founded the business network Haga Initiative and is its CEO. She has previously worked at, among others, the Environmental Adminstration in Stockholm, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, the Prime Minister's Office and the Stockholm Resilience Centre. In recent years, Nina has been on the list of the 100 most powerful in Sustainability Sweden. In 2014, she was named Sweden's most environmentally powerful woman. She has also started two consultancy companies; 2050 and Transformity.

Jennifer Jenkins

 (
US
)
Chief Sustainability Officer at NCX

Dr. Jennifer Jenkins is the Chief Sustainability Officer at NCX, the leading provider of high-quality forest carbon offsets, dedicated to creating climate solutions at scale by connecting landowners with net-zero pioneers. With a technical background in carbon cycling and ecosystem science, Dr. Jenkins brings more than 25 years of experience on matters at the intersection of forests and climate across government, academia, and the private sector. In 2007, Dr. Jenkins was part of the IPCC team that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore for their collaborative efforts on climate change. Dr. Jenkins earned a Ph.D. in ecosystem science and natural resources from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Business Administration from the RH Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, a Master of Forest Science from Yale University, and a Bachelor of Arts in biology and environmental studies from Dartmouth College.

Luke Herbert

 (
UK
)
Director of International Communications, Climate Group

Luke Herbert is the Director of International Communications at Climate Group. He has previously worked at Madano with multinational energy businesses and industry. Prior to that, he spent seven years as Head of Government Affairs at Jaguar Land Rover. Luke's career combines external relations with a background in sustainable development, including spells with the Department for International Development (DFID) in Cairo and Shell International in The Hague.

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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
Read more

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.comRead 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

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
Read more

Selected speakers

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.

Read less
Read more

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.

Read less
Read more

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/Read less
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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.

http://www.wedonthavetime.orgRead less
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Elin Larsson

 (
SE
)
Program director, RE:Source

Program director for RE:Source since 2020. Between 2018-2020 she was running her own company Elco, as an advisor for sustainability and circularity. Before that she was the Sustainability Director for Filippa K 2011-2018. Advisory board member for the UN founded programme “One Planet network”, the Sustainable Lifestyles and Education (SLE) Programme.

Read less
Read more

Thomas Hörnfeldt

 (
SE
)
VP Sustainable Business & Public Affairs, SSAB

Thomas Hörnfeldt is VP, sustainability & public affairs, at SSAB. He has an MBA from Uppsala University and an MSc from KTH in Stockholm. He has vast experience in general management and sales, market intelligence, and sustainability. His career started at ABB, where he spent nearly 13 years in management positions in the metals industry.

Read less
Read more

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
Read more

Martina Otto

 (
DE
)
Head, Cities Unit, UNEP and Head of Secretariat, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction

Martina has over 25 years of experience in Environmental Policy, with a particular focus on energy, buildings, transport and cities. In her 20 years with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), she has served in different functions out of Paris and Nairobi, now heading UNEP’s work on Cities and heading the UNEP hosted Secretariat of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction. Before joining UNEP, Martina worked on Trade and Environment and Economic Instruments in the Area of Environmental Protection with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the European Commission and the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development.

Read less
Read more

Marco Magini

 (
IT
)
Executive Director Climate Projects, South Pole

Having spent the past 12 years working in the voluntary and compliance carbon markets and climate policy thought leadership, Marco holds the role of Director Projects & Portfolio Management. With practical experience in carbon project development, implementation, and trading, Marco is passionate about placing innovation and partnership at the heart of our climate projects. The team currently manages more than 300 projects worldwide and it consists of a team of more than 200 experts around the globe. Marco graduated in International and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics.

Read less
Read more

Kalle Nilvér

 (
SE
)
Co-founder, GoClimate

Kalle has co-founded two companies in the Stockholm tech scene, Booli and Sensebit Group. When realizing the severity of the climate crisis he stepped down as the CEO of Booli and co-founded GoClimate. GoClimate wants to enable individuals and businesses to take meaningful climate action. Today GoClimate has over 8000 members and has helped over 800 companies with their climate work.

Read less
Read more

Jonas Otterheim

 (
SE
)
Head of Climate Action, Volvo Cars

Jonas studied for a Master of Science degree in Management and Economics of Innovation at Chalmers University of Technology. He started his professional career at EY, working as a management consultant for several years. In 2017 Jonas joined the Corporate Strategy department at Volvo Cars. In 2019 he took on the role as Head of climate action, where he has the global responsibility of Volvo Cars climate strategy, to become climate neutral across its full value chain by 2040, while reducing its total emissions as fast as possible already today.

Read less
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Claes Kollberg

 (
SE
)
CTO and Founder, CemVision

Cement plant manager in Europe and Africa, with world unique experience in climate cement, fossil free steel production and electrification.

Read less
Read more

Nina Ekelund

 (
SE
)
CEO, Haga Initiative

In 2010, Nina founded the business network Haga Initiative and is its CEO. She has previously worked at, among others, the Environmental Adminstration in Stockholm, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, the Prime Minister's Office and the Stockholm Resilience Centre. In recent years, Nina has been on the list of the 100 most powerful in Sustainability Sweden. In 2014, she was named Sweden's most environmentally powerful woman. She has also started two consultancy companies; 2050 and Transformity.

Read less
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Jennifer Jenkins

 (
US
)
Chief Sustainability Officer at NCX

Dr. Jennifer Jenkins is the Chief Sustainability Officer at NCX, the leading provider of high-quality forest carbon offsets, dedicated to creating climate solutions at scale by connecting landowners with net-zero pioneers. With a technical background in carbon cycling and ecosystem science, Dr. Jenkins brings more than 25 years of experience on matters at the intersection of forests and climate across government, academia, and the private sector. In 2007, Dr. Jenkins was part of the IPCC team that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with former Vice President Al Gore for their collaborative efforts on climate change. Dr. Jenkins earned a Ph.D. in ecosystem science and natural resources from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Business Administration from the RH Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, a Master of Forest Science from Yale University, and a Bachelor of Arts in biology and environmental studies from Dartmouth College.

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Luke Herbert

 (
UK
)
Director of International Communications, Climate Group

Luke Herbert is the Director of International Communications at Climate Group. He has previously worked at Madano with multinational energy businesses and industry. Prior to that, he spent seven years as Head of Government Affairs at Jaguar Land Rover. Luke's career combines external relations with a background in sustainable development, including spells with the Department for International Development (DFID) in Cairo and Shell International in The Hague.

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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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Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. Sustainability is at the heart of our company purpose “Empowering an intelligent, sustainable and connected world” and it is integrated into Ericsson’s strategy becoming an ever more fundamental part of creating business and societal value. Read more.


The Exponential Roadmap Initiative brings together innovators, scientists, companies and NGOs which are taking action in line with the 1.5°C ambition, with the mission to halve emissions before 2030 through exponential climate action and solutions. 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. All companies and organisations must halve emissions by 2030 in the Race to Zero. 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.

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