Green by Iceland

Green by Iceland events at COP-28

Nordic Pavilion
2nd December 9:30 - 10:15
Nordic Private Public Partnerships: Sustainable Collaboration Driving Environmental Progress in Climate Innovation

This forum explores the effectiveness of a unified approach that bridges the public and private sectors, fostering more impactful, coordinated, and sustainable measures for combating climate change. The Nordic model of government-business cooperation serves as a powerful example of how such collaborative partnerships can shape effective roadmaps towards carbon neutrality, enabling the resolution of urgent global challenges and the acceleration of climate action.


  • Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland
  • Juhani Damski, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Environment of Finland
  • Finn Mortensen, CEO of State of Green
  • Peljo Janne, Chief Policy Adviser, Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) | Green Growth
  • Haraldur Hallgrímsson, Director of Business Development of Landsvirkjun
  • Julie Kjestrup, Head of Policy and Thought Leadership from VELUX
  • Moderator: Nótt Thorberg, Director of Green by Iceland

You can watch the recording of the event, first 50 minutes: Watch here

Nordic Pavilion
5th December 12:00 - 12:45
Empowering the future: How diversity and equality lays the foundation for a just and sustainable energy transition

The forum aims to explore the critical link between gender equality and diversity and the success of climate goals, shedding light on the untapped benefits and fresh perspectives that a more diverse approach can bring to the forefront. It also intends to delve into the opportunities to forge a pathway towards a truly equitable and empowered energy sector, drawing insights from best practices and experiences.


You can watch the recording of the event, beginning at 2:40:00: Watch here

Norway Business Pavilion
6th December 9:30 - 10:15
Accelerating Carbon Neutrality: Nordic Innovations in CCUS Technology

The forum aims to highlight the role of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) in reduction of CO2 emissions and limitation of global warming below 1.5C°. It will shed light on variouspioneering technologies in this field from Iceland and Norway, drawing insights from best practices and experiences. The forum will explore how CCUS offers a synergy between avoiding carbon emission as well as transforming it into a resource, in line with the circular economy mindset by generating value in other domains.