Global Compact Nordic Meeting 2019

Global Compact Network Finland are happy to invite all members of the local Nordic networks to the Nordic Meeting 2019!

Global Compact Network Finland are happy to invite all members of the local Nordic networks to the Nordic Meeting 2019!

This year’s main theme is “New challenges & New solutions”:

  • Digitalization & solutions
  • Sustainability & new challenges
  • Climate change & business drivers

Conference program

Program – Thursday 31 October

13.00 –
Welcome & kick off
Sami Lundgren, Chair of Board, Global Compact Network Finland
Timo Vuori, Coordinator (interim), Global Compact Network Finland
13.10 – 14.00Global Compact – latest development and way forward
Lessons learned from the Global Compact strategy – so far
News from Global Compact local networks
Value proposition of Global Compact for Nordic companies
Thorin Schriber, Manager, Participant Engagement, UN Global Compact

Nordic Business and the 2030 Agenda – Key Results of Nordic Survey
Joachim Marc Christensen, Network Manager, Global Compact Network Denmark

Greetings from other Nordic Global Compact Networks
Maria Collin, Executive Director, Global Compact Network Sweden
Kim Gabrielli, Executive Director, Global Compact Network Norway
14.00 –
14.15 –
Sustainability in practice – new trends in circular economy
Moderated by Jaana Tyynismaa, Country Director, Environment & Health, Ramboll Finland

Circular Economy flash quiz

Vision on Perfect Circular Economy – Carbon-Neutral Circular Economy
Ernesto Hartikainen, Senior Lead, SITRA – Finish Think Tank

Circular economy, different angles in the value chain
Case 1 – Full life-cycle of the equipment, long lifetime, service- and recyclability, scrap materials & new business opportunities
Kaisa Jungman, Director, Sustainable Business Development, Metso Corporatain

Case 2 – Exciting Consumers through circular business models
Leni Valsta, Senior Vice President, Scandinavian Living Business, Fiskars Group

Case 3 – Manufacturing opportunities – new recycling innovation in technology and other circular economy examples
Heli Nykänen, Manager, Group Sustainability and capital Investments Ahlstram-Munksja

Kahoot quiz / Word cloud (Menti)
16.00 –
Break for refreshment & networking
16.30 –
Climate change – what is relevant for companies now?
Moderated by Rasmus Valanka, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Kemira Corporation

Business Climate Action for Our Only Future
Heidi Huusko, Senior Manager, Environment and Climate, UN Global Compact

Sustainable Finance Architecture – what should business know about it?
Aila Aha, Executive Advisor on Sustainability, Nordea and Member of European Commissions’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

Latest Trends of TCFD Reporting
Jussi Nokkala, Sustainability & Climate Change Leader, PwC
19.30 –
Global Compact Nordic dinner

Program – Friday 1 November

08.45 – 09.30
Transportation to Nokia Executive Experience Center by bus
09.45 –
Digitalization and technology
Moderated by Eija Pitkänen, Sustainability, Ethics & Compliance, Risk Officer, Telia Company

Welcome & Business digitalization and Ethics
Nassib Abou-Khalil, Senior Vice President, Member of Nokia Group Leadership Team, Nokia

Nokia sustainability & human rights processes to prevent misuse of technology
Karoliina Loikkanen, Head of Sustainability, Nokia
Fiona Cura-Pitre, Head of Human Rights, Nokia

Digitalization in supply chain sustainability:
1. Data analytics for sustainable supply chain management
2. Supplier sustainability performance data with robotics and AI
Laura Puustjärvi, Head of Sustainability, Valmet
Johanna Pirinen, Senior Vice President, Sustainable Sourcing and Logistics, Stora Ensa

Responsible sales – Volvo Group
Venki Vaithianathan, Corporate Responsibility Director, Volvo Group

Q & A + discussion

11.15 –
Conclusion – the way forward – Global Compact Nordic 2020

11.30 –
Demos in Nokia labs – technology solutions

12.15 –
Bye bye networking buffet lunch