Climate Leadership Coalition will organize several events with its members and partners at and during the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow:


How to ramp up investments and to increase the profitability of climate solutions

Time: 10-11:00 CET

Where: Online on ICC platform: please sign up through this link

Please note that this link is for registering for the whole event platform and you may participate to the events throughout the 2 weeks.

We are only one investment cycle away from 2050 and if we do not have a step change for carbon pricing, we will not get the investments required to mitigate climate change on time. Welcome to a Call on Carbon webinar on carbon pricing and how it benefits industries and public sector.

10.00 – 10.05 Welcome note

  • Nina Ekelund, Executive Director, Haga Initiative

10.05-10.10 Introduction of Call on Carbon 

  • Jouni Keronen, CEO, Climate Leadership Coalition

10.10-10.15 How carbon pricing benefits industries 

  • Ylva Wessén, President and CEO of Folksam (5 min)
  • Odd Arild Grefstad, CEO, Storebrand (5 min)
  • Leyla Ertur, CSO, H&M Group (5 min)
  • Sverre Thornes, CEO, KLP (5 min)
  • Jonas Gustavsson, CEO, Afry (5 min)
  • Karol Gobczynski, Head of Climate & Energy, Ingka Group (5 min)
  • Kari Kankaanpää, Head of Public Affairs, Fortum (5 min)

10.55-11.00 Conclusive remarks 

  • Bjørn K. Haugland, CEO, Skift Business Climate Leaders


Networks for co-creating and constructing carbon-smart cities 

Time: 11:00-12:30 GMT in Glasgow COP26

Panel discussion:

Mayor Pekka Timonen, City of Lahti (m)

Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen, City of Oslo (m)

Mayor Anna König Jerlmyr, City of Stockholm (f)

Prof. Leena Järvi, University of Helsinki, ACCC (f)

Jouni Keronen, Climate Leadership Coalition (m) (remote keynote at 12:05)



Tackling climate challenges together – Solutions and tools from Helsinki-Uusimaa Region

Time: 13-14.30 EET, live event in Pohjoismaa Paviljonki, Helsinki, Kaisaniemi

  • New ways of collaboration, quintuple helix -model and accelerated learning process in regional climate work, Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council
  • Helsinki Energy Challenge – creating the future of urban heating, City of Helsinki
  • Low carbon district -tool, Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority (HSY)
  • New model of development commitment in Kera District, City of Espoo
  • AVIA Network´s Green Deal Manifesto, towards climate neutral airport area 2030, City of Vantaa
  • The accelerator of sustainable living – the city as an enabler of sustainable everyday life, City of Porvoo
  • Kausal Watch and Kausal Paths, monitoring tool for climate actions and scenario tool for assessing and visualizing climate scenarios, Kausal Ltd
  • Carbon handprint method for solution developers, Climate Leadership Coalition (Sari Siitonen)

Persons who have RSVP’d in advance can attend the liven event at the Nordic Culture Point, Kaisaniemenkatu 9, Helsinki. The event will be in English and it will be streamed on the following webpages: Nordic Council of MInisters and  The Nordic Council’s Facebook page and We Don’t Have Time.

RSVP for the live event here