DNV Supply Chain & Product Assurance is hosting a symposium of policymakers, regulators, industry leaders and academia on 29 March 2022 at the Expo 2020 Norwegian Pavilion. We invite you to share your experience and outlook on how the public and private sector can contribute to achieving the Global Climate Change Challenges and UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event is held as part of the prestigious MENA Climate Week 2022’ that will be held between 28th -31st March, 2022 that is organized by UNFCCC, where DNV is actively engaged.
The program aims to convene public and private sector decision makers from the Middle East and internationally. The session will explore concrete and viable ways to advance initiatives and partnerships relating to the Climate Change and SDGs through DNV’s technological and innovative risk assurance solutions in the three-hour symposium.
Tentative program agenda (subject to travel restrictions):
Flow of the Event
Welcome speech, DNV – Mr. Percy Lakdawalla
Welcome Address – Mr. Sten Arne Rosnes, Ambassador of Norway to UAE
Keynote speech – Mr. Eric Giercksky, UN Global Compact Director
DNV’s vision for the Net Zero Future by nature positive actions –
Panel Discussion 1: Evolving ESG frameworks in the global arena
Additional Participant: DEWA- TBC (Considered)
Panel Discussion 2: Green Finance and Taxonomy
Moderator: Mr. Prakash Tikare – Area Manager, India & Middle East, DNV (Optional Mr. Anirban Chatterjee)
Panel Discussion 3 :Climate action – Tackling the global carbon and waste crisis through digital innovation
Moderator: Mr. Sven Edgren, Director – Digital Assurance & Go to Market, SCPA
Panel Discussion 4: Challenges in transport sector and its contribution towards -industry, innovation and infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities and Climate Actions
Moderator: Mr. Jorge Aldegunde, Global Transport Manager, DNV
Reflections by DNV on Low Carbon Eco Systems: Emission tokenization; myth or reality?
Symposium summary and vote of thanks –
6.30 pm-9.00 pm
Networking reception (including high tea) at the Norway Pavilion or other venue (30-40 attendees by invitation)