Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC), which develops business-driven solutions to address climate change, bolstered its board of directors with the appointment of new members: Nathalie Ahlström, President and CEO, Fiskars Group and Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko, President and CEO, Marimekko.

Annette Stube, Head of Sustainability, Stora Enso was chosen as new vice-member of the board.

Karl-Henrik Sundström, former CEO of Stora Enso continues as the chairman of the board and Jyrki Katainen, President of Sitra as vice-chairman. Pekka Ala-Pietilä, Chairman of the Board of Huhtamäki and Sanoma, Jonas Gustavsson, CEO, Afry, Merja Kivelä, Attorney, Castren & Snellman and Pekka Timonen, Mayor, City of Lahti continue as board members.

Minna Aila, SVP, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs, Neste, Liina Aulin, EVP, Communications and Corporate Responsibility, Ilmarinen, Jaakko Hirvola, CEO, Technology Industries of Finland and Chair of the Orgalim Board of Directors and Riikka Joukio, EVP, Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs, Kesko will continue as vice-members of the Board.

Karl-Henrik Sundström, who has served as CLC’s chair for two years, commends the outgoing board member Antti Vasara, President and CEO of VTT and outgoing vice-member Kati ter Horst, CEO, EMEA Division, Aliaxis for the valuable and impressive work they have done for CLC and its network.

“Warm welcome to the new board members and thank you for the retiring ones. It is great that the member rotation brings new skills and competences to the CLC board. These steps enhance CLC’s potential to have a bigger impact and support Finnish, Nordic, EU, and global decision-makers in work to mitigate climate change and in planning and implementing the European Green Deal”, says Karl-Henrik Sundström

Climate Leadership Coalition is the largest climate business network in Europe. CLC’s 94 organisational members employ 540 000 people worldwide. The stock market value of CLC’s company members is almost 70 percent of the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

For more information: Jouni Keronen, CEO, Climate Leadership Coalition, +358 50 453 4881 and Kari Mokko, Development Director, Climate Leadership Coalition, +358 40 7513281