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The Green Transition as the Standard of the Future 24.5.2024

The green transition is becoming the hard core of the economy. Which companies, countries, and cities will succeed in seizing this opportunity? How does Finland fare in this race?

In Finland, the goal has been set to lead in hydrogen and circular economies, emission-free energy systems, and other climate and environmental solutions. What does the green transition mean? How is it done? Are we participating in the right arenas?

Welcome to hear current and straight talk about Finland’s ability to promote the green transition both in Finland and in international markets. The event is organized by SFS Finnish Standards.

The event is bilingual (Finnish and English) and is hosted by journalist Jesse Kamras.

Event date and time: May 24, 2024 9–12.15
Event location: Valkoinen Sali, Aleksanterinkatu 16, Helsinki, Finland

Breakfast is served at 8:30 AM, and the program starts at 9:00 AM. After the event, a light lunch will be available around 12:15 PM.

Please register by May 15, 2024, at the latest. There is no option for remote participation in the event. (NB: The registration form is in Finnish)

Programme

Opening words

Keynote: Green Transition Globally – What Is Important to Know?
Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP

Panel discussion
Sergio Mujica, ISO Secretary-General
Elena Santiago Cid, CEN-CENELEC Director General
Anne Vasara, Ambassador, Circular Economy and Green Transition, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Keynote: Green Transition – the Cornerstone of our Renewable Economy (in Finnish)
Mika Anttonen, Chairman of the Board, St1 Nordic

Panel discussion (in Finnish)
Ulla Heinonen, Director, Green Growth, Confederation of Finnish Industries
Pia Vilenius, CEO, Finnish Battery Industries
Salla Sulasuo, Head of Sustainable Transformation, Paulig Group
Ilari Aho, VP Sustainability & Regulatory Affairs, Uponor

What Does the Future Look Like? (in Finnish)
Elina Hiltunen, futurist, D.Sc. (Business administration), M.Sc. (chemical engineering)

Further information

Karina Vikman

Head of Communications
Call: +358 40 532 1532
Message: karina.vikman@sfs.fi