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Green Impact Week Program

MONDAY

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TUESDAY

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WEDNESDAY

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THURSDAY

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FRIDAY

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monday-31-05

MAIN STAGE - INVITATION ONLY

Creative Business Network

10:00-10:05

Welcome

  • Jacob Kjeldsen, Head of The Manufacturing Industry in Denmark, Dansk Industri

10:05-10:15

TALK

  • Lea Wermelin, Danish Minister of Environment

10:15-10:45

Introduction to Green Impact Week and EU Green Week

  • Human Shojaee, CEO, Sustainary
  • Anne Katrine Heje Larsen, CEO, DISIE
  • Stina Soewarta, Head of the European Commission Representation in Denmark
  • Rasmus Wiinstedt Tscherning, CEO, Creative Business Network

10:45-10:55

TALK

  • João Maria Cabral, Ambassador of Portugal in Denmark

11:00-11:20

TALK

  • Jean-David Malo, Director, European Innovation Council

11:20-11:30

- SHORT BREAK -

11:30-12:00

Sustainable SMEs and Export

  • Jacob Kjeldsen, Director of The Manufacturing Industry in Denmark, Dansk Industri
  • Thomas Hofman-Bang, CEO, Industriens Fond

12:00-12:50

Panel 1: “Copenhagen – The New Sustainable Hub”

  • Rolf Kjærgaard, CEO, Vækstfonden
  • Villy Dyhr, CEO, Akademikernes A-kasse
  • Cecilia Lonning-Skovgaard, Mayor, Københavns Kommune
  • Tue Bak, CEO, Greater Copenhagen
  • Anette Steenberg, Director, Copenhagen Capacity

13:20-14:10

Panel 2: “Innovating Your Way to a Sustainable Tomorrow”

  • Camilla Brückner, Director of UNDP's Nordic Representation Office, UNDP
  • Stefan Welin, Deputy Head of Representation, European Commission
  • Maria Skotte, Director, CLEAN
  • Lise Berg Kildemark, Director, Sustainable Packaging Product & Innovation, Arla Foods
  • René Damkjer, Innovation Officer, Innovationsfonden

14:10-14:15

Closing remarks

Green Impact Alliance

tuesday-01-06

MAIN STAGE

Green Gold Logo

10:00

Launch of the Green Investment Summit

  • Human Shojaee, CEO, Sustainary
  • Nikolai Jæpelt, Director, Coop Crowdfunding
  • Zenia W. Francker, Director of Investor, Digital Hub Denmark

Join us in launching 2 days of interactive sessions that provide a platform to strengthen the green investment ecosystem in Greater Copenhagen. The time is now to bring forward the opportunities for green investment and signal to all actors that Greater Copenhagen is the leading region for investment in sustainable innovation & solutions!

10:00-11:30

ONLINE

CAST Online Investor Meetup

The CAST (Creative Accelerators for Sustainable Tourism) Online Investor Meet-up is held during the Green Impact Week to discuss with investors where their current investment interests lie and what they are expecting from sustainable tourism startups in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the moderated discussion round we would like to examine how business models should respond to new health and safety requirements, which role technologies can play and what all that means to investors strategies. What are they currently looking for and which changes are they expecting or working towards?

Invitation Only

10:40-10:55

GreenTech Magazine

  • Zenia Francker, Director of Investor, Digital Hub Denmark
  • Barbara Taudorff, Impact Investor, Scalability CPH

An investor fireside chat on Denmark's strengths within green impact technologies and investment,
Mini intro and recommendations to the ecosystem - maybe your initiative is next?
What to focus upon as a country and region to create the best possible green frameworks?
Where to start as a new investor interested in this space?

Focus Area: Investment Tools

11:00-11:15

Renewable Energy investment

  • Mark Augustenborg Ødum, Co-founder and chief investor officer, Better Energy

Focus Area: Investment Tools

11:45-12:30

Scaling Climate technologies

  • Jakob Lage Hansen, Founder and CEO, DoLand
  • Henning Schmidt-Petersen, CEO Aquagreen
  • Thomas Munch-Laursen, CEO Aguardio
  • Rasmus Lund, Partner at Nordic Alpha Partners

How do we scale climate technologies and create impact? What are investors looking for when they invest in scale-ups, and how can investments impact our future?
How do SMEs attract investors and what is the process when you want to scale your business?

Moderator: Maria Skotte, Director at CLEAN
Focus Area: Green technologies Investment

12:30-13:15

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Green Crowdfunding as an Accelerator

  • Amie N'Dong, Founder, Social Vanilla
  • Aviaja Riemann-Andersen, CEO, Agrain
  • Rasmus Aaaen Madsen, Chairman, NiceCream

Green Crowdfunding Accelerator participators discuss and share their motivations and ambitions behind their decision to pursue crowdfunding projects. What are the benefits of direct consumer involvement and how can it help drive green transitions for developing businesses?

Moderator:Louisa Hayman

13:15-14:00

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Democratizing Capital

  • Andreas Pindstrup, Demokratisk Erhverv Tænketank
  • Theresa Scavenius, Momentum
  • Thomas Høgenhaven, Managing Partner, Planetary Impact Ventures
  • Lars Pehrson, Founder Merkur Andelskasse

Testing the waters of alternative capital investment and the potential empowerment of green consumer funding now and in the near immediate future. We’ve assembled a varied field of passionate public opinionators to weigh in with their shared expertise.

Moderator: Louisa Hayman
Focus Area: Investment Empowerment

14:00-14:45

Copenhagen - the green Silicon Valley

  • Anders Hammarback, Partner, Antler
  • Anne-Louise Thon-Jensen, Partner and Founder, SDG Lead
  • Mikkel Ploug, Director, Green Wise Invest

Join leading entrepreneurs and investors answer key questions about green investments in Greater Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Nordics. Why is Greater Copenhagen and Denmark an attractive hub for investments, what are the investment opportunities and tools, and how can we strengthen this position?

Moderator: Zenia W. Francker, Director of Investment, Digital Hub
Focus Area: Denmark and Copenhagen as Investment Hubs

14:45-15:30

Systemic Change Investment

  • Nicolas Branas Michaelsen, founder, Materra Capital

In order to reach our sustainability goals, we need to go beyond impact investing and look at the root symptoms of our society. To make lasting change, we need largescale insitutional capital, and rethink how funding models work. In this intimate meeting, we discuss what is needed beyond sustainability and impact, what systems change looks like and what it means for our institutions.

Moderator:Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

15:30-16:15

Green Technology Investments: Corporate Perspectives

  • Camilla Lercke, Director, Head of Sustainability & ESG at Chr. Hansen
  • Mario Augusto M., Head of Investment, Novozymes
  • Ana Andonovska, Innovation Lead, Maersk Drilling

How do corporates invest in innovative green technologies? Is it more important to invest in external startups or within their organization?

Moderators: Human Shojaee, CEO, Sustainary
Focus Area: Green Technology Investment

16:15-17:00

Disie and Creative Business Network

Social Impact Investments - Startup Challenges

  • Lars Jannick Johansen, Managing Partner, Den Sociale Kapitalfond Invest
  • Poul Kellberg, Director, Comeback
  • Orla Pedersen, CEO og grundlægger, Inqlude IT
  • Yael Bassan, Copenhagen Bycicles
  • Eric-Alan Rapp, Partner at Vækstfonden

Working with Social Impact as a startup in Denmark, startups experience certain barriers when it comes to investments. In this debate we will discuss how to get access to the right investors and will learn about the challenges from both perspectives.

MODERATOR: Anne Katrine Heje Larsen, Founder & CEO at DISIE
Focus Area: Green Technology Investment

tuesday-01-06

SECONDARY STAGE

Green Gold Logo

10:00

Why you should make a crowdfunding project

  • Nicolai Jæpelt, Crowdfunding Manager, COOP Crowdfunding

11:00-12:00

Investment Pitches (4 slots)

    Pitchers:

  • Rasmus Aaen Madsen, NicecreamCPH - Chairman
  • Raisul Islam, Jutebar denmark ApS - Advisor
  • Heather Gartside, WWWalks Copenhagen - CEO
  • Lars Saquero Møller, Agroclimatica - Managing Director

12:00-12:45

How to create a successful campaign

  • Nicolai Jæpelt, Crowdfunding Manager, COOP Crowdfunding

13:00

Fundraising Fridays...on a tuesday

  • Zenia W Francker, Director of Investment, Digital Hub Denmark

14:00

Investment Pitches (4 slots)

    Pitchers:

  • Andreea Spaima and Robert Spaima, evolvT - Co-founder and Sustainability Officer &
    Founder and CEO
  • Vadim Sazonik, Teleporter - Co-founder

15:10-15:55

New Generation Investment

  • Varan Pathmanathans, CEO & Founder of make!mpact
  • Sara Al Bazaz, Economist at Danish Broadcasting Corp
  • Line Berg Madsen, Partner at Poul Schmith/Kammeradvokaten
  • Sylvester Andersen, Associate Vice President, European Markets at Nasdaq
  • Steffen Kallehauge, Head of Growth in B Corp Nordics and Corporate Activist at Märk

Get a first hand and exclusive preview of sustainable investment opportunities from Sustainary’s Green Crowdfunding Accelerator participants launching their crowdfunding campaigns live.

Moderator: Varan Pathmanathans
Focus Area: Crowdfunding

16:00-16:15

ONLINE EVENT
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EU Green Funding - A 360º Vision (online)

The main objectives of the presentation will be:

  • to highlight how the EU and international climate ambitions constitute challenges and opportunities for companies and exemplify some recent and future legislative measures coming from the EU Green Deal
  • to enhance the importance of our current time in the context of a new multi-annual framework of the EU
  • to clarify how the EU support complements other sources of funding which will be addressed in other sessions of the Green Impact Week
  • to exemplify some of the most interesting funding programmes in the context of the EU and the kind of investments they support.

Moderator: Hugo Marques Sousa, Head of Environment and Circular Economy, Magellan - European Affairs Consultancy

wednesday-02-21

MAIN STAGE

Green Gold Logo

09:30-10:15

Becoming climate positive

  • Kræn Østergaard Nielsen, Group CEO Coop

98 percent of Coop's emissions stems from the products being sold through the supermarkets. With this being the case, how does Coop reduce their CO2 emissions with 75 percent by 2025, in order to become climate positive by 2030?

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

10:15-11:00

Green Commercialization

  • Henrik Søndergaard, Innovation program manager, Lund University
  • Lasse Rosendahl, Head of Department at Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University
  • Ari Jonson, President Reykjavik University

Technology and innovation are fundamental triggers in the move towards a greener economy. To ensure science based technologies benefit society, they have to translate from inventions to solutions, and become commercially mature. In this panel discussion we give you the perspective of DTU, Aalborg University and Rejkyavik University, on boosting new technologies and investing in green institutions.

Focus Area: Investment Tools

11:00-11:45

Investing in Digital Green

  • Zenia W. Francker, Director of Investment, Digital Hub
  • Sif Neldebord, Business Development and Policy Consultant, It-branchen
  • Oliver Vassard, Partner at 1508 Ventures 

Denmark's position on the internation tech stage is rising. How can we make Denmark an even better digital playground, and how can digital hubs be used by green tech startups as a roadmap to success.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

10:45-11:15

ONLINE EVENT

Circular and digital Bioeconomy: Opportunities for the transition and sustainable development of the Portuguese Economy and Industry

  • Jorge Portugal, General Manager, Cotec Portugal

11:00-12:15

ONLINE EVENT

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION IN SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION

  • İdil Gaziulusoy, Professor of Sustainable Design at Aalto University & Board Member at Finland Futures Academy
  • Kaave Pour, CEO / co-founder SPACE10
  • Niklas von Weymarn, CEO Metsä Spring
  • Anna Valtonen, Professor, Strategic Design at Aalto University

This Nordic Talk unites great doers and experts within sustainable consumption and will inspire for new and creative ways to approach production and consumption in a sustainability context.
Cross-sectoral innovation is on the rise, and creatives and businesses have a vital role to play in innovation for planet-conscious consumption. The panel presents great Nordic examples of sustainable production and consumption and highlights how collaboration between different stakeholders can result in creative, interdisciplinary solutions.

This event will take place on a ZOOM conference and it will be live-streamed.

11:45-12:30

Greater Copenhagen as a Green Investment Hub

  • Anette Steenberg, Director, Copenhagen Capacity
  • Tue David Bak, Managing Director, Greater Copenhagen
  • Charlotte Gjede, Head of Partnerships,State of Green Denmark

In order to boost Greater Copenhagen and Denmark’s position as an International Green Investment Hub and increase the region’s visibility, we need to attract green investments and especially on green tech solutions that can generate economic growth. Join Greater Copenhagen and Copenhagen Capacity to discuss the strategy for realizing this vision, and the focal points to invest in.

Moderator:Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech
Focus Area: Denmark and Copenhagen as Investment Hubs

12:30-13:15

The Journey of raising a fund

  • Stephan Christgau, Founding Partner, Eir Ventures

Moderator:Human Shojaee, President, Sustainary

13:15-14:00

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Reward-based Crowdfunding in Denmark

  • Nicolai Jæpelt, Crowdfunding Director, Coop Crowdfunding
  • Michael Eis, Founder and Owner of Boomerang
  • Rikke Nielsen, Project Manager, IDA Crowdfunding

An in-depth examination of the state of crowdfunding in Denmark as seen by key actors behind Denmark’s primary crowdfunding platforms. What intel has been gathered over the past decade and where are we headed?

Moderator: Louise Bech Junge
Focus Area: Crowdfunding

14:00-14:45

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New European Bauhaus

  • Pernille Weiss, Member of the European Parliament, Denmark
  • Christian Bason, CEO, Dansk Design Center
  • Lone Feifer, Director for sustainable buildings, Velux

The New European Bauhaus (NEB) is an industrial, environmental, economic and cultural project of the European Commission. Through a combination of design, sustainability, affordability and investment, it aims to make the Green Deal a cultural, human centered and positive, “tangible” experience. The NEB proposes a new way of thinking on how to build our future life in the light of climate change, the digital transformation, and scientific developments. Solutions to improve quality of life, such as building and renovating in an energy- and resource-efficient way through alternative construction methods that respect nature, and the application of creative architectural ideas which transform our spaces in a greener and more aesthetically-pleasing way.

Moderator: Torben Klitgaard
Focus Area: Public Funds

14:45-15:30

Creating Urban Impact

  • Michael Ambjørn, Managing director Urbantech, Rainmaking
  • Lone Feifer, Director for sustainable buildings, Velux
  • Natasha Friis Saxberg, CEO The Danish ICT Industry Association

The current densification of the cities must be remedied through efficient and smart ideas - yet it is readily apparent that the COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt on innovation and business operations. For that reason, our talk concerning Urban Tech Investment will look into the accessibility of funding opportunities for smarter and greener cities.
How we create “Impact with investments in Urban Tech”

Morerator:Christian Jølck
Focus Area: Green Technologies Investment

15:30-16:15

Empowerment Through Tools

  • Sarah Ophelia, Founder & CEO, Ophelia Invest
  • Varan Pathmanathans, CEO & Founder of make!mpact
  • Robert Dichtl, Co-Founder of KleenHub

The primary aim of the discussion is to share knowledge on how we can revolutionize the green investment field through investment tool, educating people and increasing accessibility to green investment through fast, open and user-friendly investment tools

Moderator: Sif Neldeborg, Business Development and Policy Consultant, It-branchen
Focus Area: Investment Tools

16:20-17:45

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Live Pitch Crowdfunding

Get a first hand and exclusive preview of sustainable investment opportunities from Sustainary’s Green Crowdfunding Accelerator participants launching their crowdfunding campaigns live.

Focus Area: Crowdfunding

wednesday-02-21

SECONDARY STAGE

Green Gold Logo
10:00-10:40

Green Investment Legal

(Magnasson law)

  • Sam Jalæl / Giant Ventures / Green Mobility

The talk is focusing on different paths and options in the green investment journey and with a possible legal angle – the discussion will reflect on distinctive requirements, obstacles and opportunities throughout the investment journey. The green investment field is growing fast with new players, new assessments and requirement such as ESGs and EU Taxonomy and more. The aim of the panel talk is to help companies and startups to better navigate this journey.

Focus Area: Green Investment

11:00-12:00

Investment Pitches (4 slots)

    Pitchers

  • Panagiotis Karachalios, Aerial Tools - COO/CFO
  • Agnieszka Szwarczewska, SQUARELY ApS - CEO
  • Peter Dolving, SVENSKA VERDE AB - CEO | Founder | Visions
  • Anders Wall, GreenMobility - COO & Deputy CEO

12:00-12:45

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Crowdlending and the green transition

  • Andreas Rex, Director and Partner, Lendino
  • Jacob Lopez, CEO, Makari - Sustainable CrowdLending
  • Nicolai Jæpelt, Crowdfunding Manager, Coop Crowdfunding

How can the public accelerate the green transition through crowd-lending
Focus Area: Crowdlending

13:00-14:00

Investment Pitches (4 slots)

    Pitchers

  • Hildward Werleman, reVIRTUE - Founder
  • Marianne Geertje Duijm, Casju ApS - Founder
  • Laila Venø Bendsen, BoaVida ApS
  • Simon Tykgaard, FlowRobe - CEO & Founder

14:00-14:45

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Danish Crowdfunding on an International Stage

  • Isabel Aagard, Co-Founder, Last Object
  • Rasmus Fiil Svarrer, Co-Founder, FableWood
  • Julie Kronstrøm Carton, Co-Founder, MATE.BIKE

In recent years a number of Danish businesses have begun to utilize the potential of crowdfunding on a scale completely on par with any investment opportunity. Last Object, Fablewood and Mate.Bike have set themselves apart in this regard and join us to share their key takeaways from multiple highly successful international crowdfunding campaigns.

Moderator: Louise Bech Junge, Founder, CrowdNerds
Focus Area: Crowdfunding

15:00-15:45

EU Green Gold European investment

  • Sanni Olesen, Head of Communication, European Commission's Representation i Denmark
  • Torbjørn Olausson, EUROPEAN SEMESTER OFFICER OF EUROPEAN COMMISSION, REPRESENTATION IN DENMARK

For this discussion, two key actors of the Eurropean Commion's Representation in Denmark will join us to speak about the European investment drive in thenext 7 year period, in the green area. They will particularly focus on what is being done to prepare the EU Member States for a transition into a more sustainable, green future. More specifically, they will coverrRecover & Resilience Plans that each Member States is currently submitting to the Commission for approval, and how these are designed and what they contain.

Focus Area: Crowdfunding

16:00

Diversity Commitment

  • Liva Echwald, Founder, Diversity Commitment
  • Stine Colding Alstrup, Founder, Diversity Commitment

Diversity is good business. It opens doors to talent, innovation and better return on investment. However, today we are not nearly exploiting that potential. That is what the Diversity Commitment is about. To commit with others to increase the diversity in the companies of tomorrow. Hear from the founders of Divesity Commitment, fighting to bring diversity to impact investment.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

thursday-03-06

MAIN STAGE

Green Gold Logo

10:15 - 11:00

Greater Copenhagen solution tech hotspot

  • Human Shojaee, President, Sustainary

11:00 - 11:45

Scaling Tech and Digital Solutions in Greater Copenhagen

  • Zenia W. Francker, Director of Investment, Digital Hub
  • Mathias Brink Lorenz, Investment Manager AgriFood, Rockstar
  • Sophie Bech, Head of Scale-up Champions and Business Developer, Sky Labs, DTU / Boardmember, Greencubator

Scaling green digital solutions is key to decarbonizing our societies. New innovation start-ups are showing us how we can use emerging tech to tackle climate change and other environmental damages. A thriving ecosystem can have the unique capacity to accelerate innovation and help bring success to the solutions that can make a real change.
We invited the experts working with the Danish green start-up ecosystem to provide insights on how we can support green digital organizations to scale successfully.

Moderator: Human Shojaee, President, Sustainary

11:45 - 12:30

Green-tech and its role for sustainability-oriented businesses

  • Nassera Ahmed, Senior Director, Sustainability, Coloplast
  • Charlotte Juel Fristrup, Head of Materials, Coloplast

Inviting representatives from one of the leading and most innovative medical device company, Coloplast, where we will explore the challenges and ways to address plastic waste management. What is Coloplast’s plastic position and why is it important? We will discuss the new sustainability strategy that is focused on making sustainability easier for their users with intimate healthcare needs through green innovation and sustainable partnerships.

12:30 - 13:15

Forstering Green Entrepreneurs and Commercialzation

  • Jes Broen, Member of The Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy / Professor and director of DTU Entrepreneurship, DTU
  • Andreas Gjede, Director at CSE
  • Henrik Søndergaard, Innovation program manager, Lund University

Universities are increasingly supporting knowledge spillovers to improve sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems that benefit the economic development of regions.
The discussion will reflect on the different roles universities have, how knowledge spillovers are created, and what outputs, outcomes, and effects are realized at the regional level and beyond.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

12:30 - 13:15

Job Pitching

  • Hildward Werleman - Founder at Revirtue
  • Anne Strøh - Legacy
  • CBN (Creative Business Network)

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

14:00 - 14:45

The new sustainable fashion generation

  • Lars Bech, Founder, Neutral
  • Frederikke Schmidt, Founder and Creative Director, Roccamore

The fashion is consistently pointed as one of the most polluting and wasteful industry of all. The burden falls on both consumers and providers to shift the paradigm and offer a new sustainable approach to fashion. Over the past few years, we have seen many Danish fashion brands and organizations embracing sustainable fashion models, shifting to a circular economy or using organic materials in their design. In this talk we will approach Fashion from their perspective, the ones standing opposed to fast fashion and mass production and reinventing fashion from a sustainable perspective.

Moderator: Rasmus Wiinstedt Tscherning, Founder, Managing Director at Creative Business Network

14:45 - 15:30

Renewable Energy Revolution

  • Medine Duvarci, Sustainability Manager, Better Energy
  • Jesper Boie Rasmussen, CEO, Nerve Smart Systems
  • Thomas Pedersen, Founder and CEO, Solartag

A clean energy revolution is taking place across the world. Fossil fuels are slowly being replaced, and with a multi-trillion dollar global clean energy industry, renewable energies are here to stay. For this panel we invited key players of the danish renewable energy ecosystem to discuss the new and transformative technologies that promise to be the gamechangers of tomorrow.

From renewable portfolio and interconnection standards, distributed generation, grid-scale storage, energy efficiency, and customer renewable energy goals, no topic is off the table.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

15:35 - 16:15

Reducing food waste

  • Mathilde Jakobsen, Founder and CEO of Fresh.Land
  • Marianne Geertje Duijm, Founder, Casju
  • Torben Rosentstock, CEO, Danmarks Restauranter og Cafeer
  • Matt Homewood, Independent Food Waste Campaigner

It goes without saying that food waste has serious implications for our environment. As per current statements, one-third of the food produced globally is wasted. A great part of that loss happens across the global supply chain.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them -
That's how innovative technology comes into play. For this discussion we invite the revolutionary companies that are disrupting the food chain, diving into the role of foodtech to eliminate food waste.

Moderator: Alexandra Freltoft, Project Manager,Tænketanken Frej

thursday-03-06

SECONDARY STAGE

Green Gold Logo

11:00 - 11:45

Green Career and Capacity Building

  • Nikolaj Lubensk, Director of Marketing and talent attraction, Copenhagen Capacity
  • Majbrit Kaas Dufour, Recruiting partner, AKA
  • Malte Werner, CBS Climate Club

For Greater Copenhagen to be a hotspot for green tech and sustainability, we need to have tools in place to attract, train and retain the talent working in this field.
We want to invite you to hear what some of the lead figures in this area have to say about the importance of attracting and thinking about talent in regards to the great transition – especially if you want to become the Capital of Sustainability. In addition, we will hear from one of the biggest A-kasses in Denmark on what are the new job seekers sustainable interests, the change we have seen over the years on green jobs and what will the future bring for green careers.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

11:45 - 12:30

Investing in Nodic Impact Startups (Green Innovation Group)

  • Frederik Van Deurs, CEO, Green Innovation Group
  • Klavs Hjort, SVP, Growth and Impact, Danske Bank
  • Jonas Bjaaland, Investment Director, Denmark's Green Investment Fund

For this talk the Green Innovation Group has invited the Green Investment Fund and Danske Bank to discuss the state of Nordic Impact startups and take a look at structural investments in the green transition.

Moderator: Frederik Van Deurs, CEO, Green Innovation Group

12:30 - 13:15

Sustainable food for a sustainable future

  • Rasmus Bjerngaard, CEO, Nextfood
  • Pernille Martiny Modvig, Team Orchestrator, Food and Landscapes hos Climate-KIC
  • Ramin Ebrahimnejad, Vice chair, Association of Vertical Farming

Ensuring a sustainable supply of food is a major challenge. Food production really is one of the key areas that call for action - the world's population is estimated to reach a 34% increase by 2050. Therefore we need new methods of production that can feed the world’s growing population, while using processes and systems that are non-polluting and lower the environmental impact and resources allocation.

Moderator: Rasmus Wiinstedt Tscherning, Founder, Managing Director at Creative Business Network

13:15 - 14:00

Youth contribution to SDGs through AIESEC

  • Muhammad Hassan,Local Committee Vice President, AIESEC Copenhagen
  • Roxana Julia, AIESEC

How AIESEC can contribute towards the SDGs and how will Youth affect make an impact in the society.

14:00 - 14:45

Circular Economy

  • Søren Stochholm Nielsen, Partner, WorldPerfect
  • Lykke Margot Ricard, Associated Professor in Technology and Innovation, STU
  • Lars Frello, Partner, Clever Coffee

How do you succeed with circular economy in your business and which barriers are related to circular economy? What is the motivation for circular economy in SMEs and how do companies see the benefits and impact?

Moderator: Jonas Junge Andersen, Project Manager, CLEAN

14:45 - 15:30

Can Bacteria Save Us?

  • Mads Bjørnvad, Department Manager, Microbe Technology, Novozymes
  • Søren Ejlersen, Co-Founder, Aarstiderne

Bacteria have a crucial role in solving an array of problems that our humankind faces, ranging from the replacement of fossil fuels to pollution clean-up. The discussion will look into nature and to what companies are doing to find answers to build a more sustainable future - using Bacteria.

Moderator: Human Shojaee, President, Sustainary

friday-04-06

MAIN STAGE

Disie and Creative Business Network
10:00

Challenges in SDG startup investments:

  • Josephine Piplits - Tripdoodler
  • Solveig Felbo - Råhandel
  • Artem Galchenko - Rockstart
  • Anton G. Herborg - CVX

Working with the SDGs as a startup in the Danish ecosystem, startups experience certain barriers when it comes to investments.
In this debate we will discuss how to get access to the right investors and will learn about the challenges from both perspectives.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

11:00

Challenges in corporate/startup partnerships

  • Charlotte Bay Hansen - BUG AMOK
  • Katja Meyer - Eachthing
  • Brian Jensen - Steen & Strøm
  • Mikkel Melamies - PensionDenmark

Working with the SDGs as a startup in the Danish ecosystem startups experience certain barriers when it comes to Corporate/startup partnerships.
In this debate we will discuss how to create the best partnerships, and will learn about the challenges from both perspectives.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

12:00

Climate heroes

  • Christine Herbert - Blue Lobster
  • Alejandro Franco - Kaffe Bueno
  • Anne Katrine Heje Larsen - DISIE.
  • Peter Kofler - Dansk Iværksætterforening

Who are the heroes in the Danish Impact ecosystem?
Meet the new generation of climate heroes when they discuss how to become an impact startup and enter the scene to create a better society. Can a startup alone change the mindset of some of the world's biggest industries, when it comes to creating impact and new products and solutions?

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

13:00

Fix it

  • Bo Astrup Kristensen - FIXRS
  • Kristoffer Hvidsteen - Simpelverysimple
  • Marcus Bodnia - South Pole

What does it take to make up for the environmental impact that arises from overconsumption. Can startups change the behaviour of the consumer society and what is the role of corporations and consumers? Can this be a driver for more social awareness?

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

14:00

Diversity as a akey to a Sustainabel Future

  • Elin Ferm, Co Founder at NORM
  • Lars Henriksen, Chair Person at CPH Pride & CPH2021
  • Liva Echwald, Founder of Diversity-Commitment
  • Sara Lynge Skovhede (she/her) - Equality, diversity & inclusion leader incl. health & wellbeing at IKEA Group

Working with diversity and inclusion in startups, companies, NGO’s and as investors in the Danish ecosystem, one can experience certain barriers when it comes to knowing about how to approach diversity the best way possible.
In this debate we will discuss how to use diversity as a key to a more sustainable future and how one can challenge the normative culture to create better workplaces, products and services, investments etc.
The panel will showcase their knowledge and best practice to create a framework for a more diverse culture and tools to get started with the process of working with diversity as an important key.

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech

15:00

The gap between foundations and investors

  • Thomas Bisballe CSO and Co-founder Impactr
  • Solveig Søndergaard - SHEworks
  • Mikkel Sander - Tuborgfondet
  • Anton G. Herborg - CVX.

There is a strong focus on global goals and impact in entrepreneurship - but most investors focus on scale-ups and often in technology. Foundations often have a focus on NGOs, but how do we ensure that the innovative sustainable entrepreneurial growth layer is not forgotten? And that the talented sustainable and social entrepreneurs do not fall between funds and investors?

Moderator: Nicholas Hawtin, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinklegaltech