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CLC’s Zero Emissions Day webinar: Engaging citizens and the whole society into climate actions

21.09.2020 @ 13:30 - 16:00

This fall we would like to introduce the Zero Emissions Day concept and Finnish Climate Pact related experiences to the European Commission and the Parliament and our partners within Europe as well as to discuss on timely topics related to EU Green Deal, Climate Law and Green Recovery via webinar on September 21, 2020. (NOTE: ALL TIMES CET) Read more about Zero Emission Day in Finland.

Webinar agenda
12.30-12.30    Welcome, Mari Pantsar, Director, Sitra and  Jouni Keronen, CEO, CLC
12.35-13.20    Businesses – Keynotes and Panel / Moderator: Jouni Keronen, CEO, CLC

  • How to accelerate investments and transformation to circular economy?
  • How EU Climate Law and market mechanisms could help?
  • Damien Meadows, Advisor for the Directorate European & International Carbon Markets, European Commission
  • Esa Hyvärinen, Head of CEO Office, Fortum Corporation
  • Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Member of the European Parliament
  • Nils Torvalds, Member of the European Parliament

13.20-14.05    Citizens and Cities – Keynotes and Panel / Moderator: Mari Pantsar, Director, Sitra

  • How to engage citizens in speeding up climate actions and how cities can speed up climate mitigation?
  • Elena Visnar Malinovska, Head of Unit, Adaptation to climate change, DG Clima, European Commission and responsible for the EU Climate Pact
  • Sirpa Pietikäinen, Member of the European Parliament
  • Markku Markkula, Vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions
  • Milla Bruneau, Executive Director, Lahti – European Green Capital 2021
  • Sari Siitonen, Advisor, Citizen engagement, CLC

14.10-15.00    Leadership – panel – Keynotes and Panel / Moderator: Eliot Whittington, Director, Centre for Policy and Industrial Transformation / The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group / CLG Europe

  • What kind of leadership is needed in the climate mitigation and Green Deal transformation?
  • Video greetings: H.E. Ms. Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Finland

Speakers and panelists

  • Mr. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization
  • Mr. Jyri Häkämies, Chief Executive Officer, Confederation of Finnish Industries
  • Ms. Elena Visnar Malinovska, Head of Unit, Adaptation to climate change, DG Clima, European Commission and responsible for the EU Climate Pact
  • Mari Pantsar, Director, Sitra
  • Jouni Keronen, CEO, CLC

More information  
Jouni Keronen, Climate Leadership Coalition, jouni.keronen@clc.fi, Mari Pantsar, Sitra, mari.pantsar@sitra.fi


13:30 - 16:00
CLC-events are for CLC-members only. If you are a CLC-member and you wish to participate in an event, but you have not received an invitation, please contact Senni Raunio (senni.raunio@clc.fi).