Live: Kick off event for UK-Norway Sustainable Finance Action Platform

Fast forward to the 25th minute, which is when the tape of the livestream starts.

The UK Norway Sustainable Finance Action Platform is a newly formed collaborative initiative between the British Embassy in Oslo, and the local Networks of the United Nations Global Compact in the UK and Norway, who are co-organisers of the platform. Find more information about the action platform here. 


Full program here


Particulars  Speaker  Time 
Welcome  CEO Steve Kenzie, UN Global Compact UK  14:00 
Ministers Address – Norway and UK ministers 

How to finance the green and sustainable shift in the UK and Norway by 2030? 

Minister for Energy, Business and Clean Growth, Anne-Marie Trevelyan (UK) 

Minister of Climate and Environment, Sveinung Rotevatn (Norway) 

Conversation – Current state in Sustainable Finance  


Chief Governance and Compliance Officer Carine Smith Ihenacho, the Norwegian Oil Fund (NBIM), Global Head of Product, Solutions and Quant Carolina Minio Paluello, Schroeder and CEO Geir BergskaugSparebank Sør.  14:15 
Conversation – The Future of Sustainable Finance in UK and Norway 


CEO Jan Erik Saugestad, Storebrand Asset Management, CEO Siri Kalvig, Sovereign climate investment company NysnøCEO Omar Selim, Arabesque  14:35 
Conversation – What could the bilateral cooperation between UK and Norway learn from development policy and green finance partner countries? 


President of UK Green Finance Institute Sir Roger Gifford, CEO of Zero Marius Holm and Director, Climate Change, CDC, Amal-Lee Amin.  14:55 
UK-Norway Action Platform for Sustainable Finance – Process, Strategy, Timeline  CEO Kim N. Gabrielli, UN Global Compact Norway, Partner, Head of Climate change and Sustainability Services for EY, Hanne Thornam.  15:15 
Closing Comments – Thank you note  Kim Gabrielli  15:28