1st September 13.30:

Building Back Cleaner – Increasing access to renewable energy

Opening remark

  • H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon

Capturing the clean energy opportunity

  • Tellef Thorleifsson, CEO Norfund

The energy outlook, needs and challenges in the developing world

  • Director at IRENA, Elizabeth Press

Case: Malindi Solar plant in Kenya

  • Non-Executive Director Globeleq and President CASCO, Eddy Njoroge

How to increase energy access in developing countries while avoiding climate change

  • Marius Holm, CEO Zero
  • Laurence Mulliez, Chair of Globeleq and Board
  • Bunmi Adekore, Investor Breakthrough Energy Ventures
  • Heidi Finskaas, KLP
  • Mark Davis, Norfund

Comment from the Norwegian Minister of International Development

  • Norwegian Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein (tbc)

14:30 End of Part 1

3rd September at 13:30

Building Back Greener & Better – building more climate resilient communities and companies

Opening remark

  • Norwegian Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein

How to translate and implement the Paris Agreement as an impact investor in developing countries (in a/post Covid-19 world)

  • Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism and Former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Examples from Norfunds portfolio and presentation of Norfund’s new climate strategy

  • Tellef Thorleifsson and William Nyaoke, Norfund

How must an investor in developing countries think around transition risk

  • Martin Skancke, Director at Norfund Board

Panel: The Developmental Dilemma: How to achieve the needed economic growth in developing countries while achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Investment opportunities and challenges

  • Christiana Figueres
  • Dag -Inge Ulstein
  • Tellef Thorleifsson

Summary (end of digital conference 3. September) 16:00