NFI Event - Are you fit for the future?

Sustainability eRoundTable

March 18th 10:00 – 11:30

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NFI , Gjensidige and Sparebanken Møre join forces to bring a challenge and a message to everyone: all sectors, all players together to boost sustainable innovation.

We all know that sustainability is a global priority. This year our challenge is to bring tools, actionable projects, and real examples that will inspire and empower everyone in this common goal.

In our first NFI Sustainbility eRoundtable, we will have powerful messages: leveraging on the European Green Deal, growing from local initiatives and with a global perspective. Join us in this inspiring, powerful and actionable journey together with:


Facilitated by Marisol Menendez

10:00 - 10:05 Welcome - Iren Tranvåg (CEO at Nordic Future Innovation - NFI)

10:05 - 10:15 “If you don’t stand for something you fall down” - Chris Skinner (Chairman of the board NFI)

10:15 - 10:25 “Fit for the future: growing with the Green Deal” - Bente Sverdrup (Head of Sustainability at Gjensidige Group, Head of NFI Sustainability Forum)

10:25 - 10:35 “The local force: local banks as drivers for sustainability” - Cecilie Myrstad (Head of Communication & Social Responsibility at Sparebanken Møre)

10:35 – 10:45 “Data, Sustainability & Smart Cities” - Kari Aina Eik (General secretary at Organization for International Economic Relations, UN)

10:45 – 10:55 “Sustainability as a Reality” - Joel Mills (CEO at Offshore Simulator Center and Augment City)

10:55 – 11:00 “Collaboration for Sustainability: Enterprise, Public, Academia and others” - Marielle Furnes Mannseth (Managing Director at United Future Lab Norway)

11:00 -11:20 «Local businesses and their work with sustainability”

- ACO Anlegg - Kaj Westre (CEO Westre invest)

- Slettvoll - Karoline Fløtre Gati ( Leder Bærekraft og strategiske prosjekter)

- Hexagon Gruppen

- Devold - Gro Naalsund ( Marketing Director )

11:15 -11:30 “Fireside chat: Global efforts on sustainability” - Johan Modenius, Head of Banking Relationships Nordics & Baltics, Mastercard, TBA, Zeeshan Rashid (Global Head Advisory - Risk and Compliance, Climate Risk at Tata Consultancy Services)

11:30 Closing up by Bente Sverdrup


Chris Skinner


Chairman of the board

He will share ideas from his new book “Digital for Good: if you don’t stand for something you fall down”

Iren Tranvåg




Marisol Menendez


Head of Open Innovation

& Forums


Kari Aina Eik

United Nations

General secretary at Organization for International Economic Relations

Joel Mills

Augment City CEO

Johan Modenius


Head of Banking Relationships Nordics & Baltics

Bente Sverdrup


Director Of Sustainability

Sustainability is key for future. Bente will bring in this perspective into the thediscussion

Cecilie Myrstad

Sparebanken Møre

Head of Communication and CSR

Marielle Furnes Mannseth

United Future lab Norway


Zeeshan Rashid

Tata Consultancy Services

Global Head Advisory - Risk and Compliance, Climate Risk

Nordic Future Innovation AS

Phone: +47 906 07 558


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