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Solvang and Skancke: Impact Thinking in the Boardrooms

Ep. 30

Sustainability and financial risk has been two separate topics for corporate reporting. This is changing. Do we need Chief Value Officers who integrate the two: the company's impact on the external environment, and vice versa, the environmental impact on the company?


How will your business make money in a world that has met the Sustainable Development Goals? Who are the people in the boardrooms, and what knowledge and competencies do they need for ensuring that the business operates inside some set planetary boundaries, and give long-term value for shareholders?


Guests:

  • Turid Solvang, founder and executive director of FutureBoards. Former head of the Norwegian Institute for Directors.
  • Martin Skancke, Chair of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Headed the Norwegian Commission on Climate Risk in 2018, and is a member of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.


As usual, the hosts are Kim Gabrielli (UN Global Compact Norway) and Øystein E. Søreide (Abelia).


Producer: Kristian Tvedt

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