Finland’s path to carbon neutrality by 2035: Reducing carbon footprint, increasing handprint

Finland’s path to carbon neutrality by 2035: Reducing carbon footprint, increasing handprint

Finland is committed to net zero emissions by 2035. How did we succeed in setting the target?

  • November 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • COP27, Side event area, Room Thebes

In this event high-level speakers share insights on setting a strong net zero target. What are the key learnings from the Finnish experience in government-business collaboration? How to increase carbon handprint while reducing the footprint?

Join our side event at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh.

The event is organised by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment, Confederation of Finnish Industries, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra and Climate Leadership Coalition.

You can follow the event on YouTube.


Opening keynote
Maria Ohisalo, Finnish Minister of the Environment and Climate Change
High level keynote
Bertrand Piccard, Founder, Solar Impulse Foundation  
Presentation: Carbon handprint – The concept, rationale and key highlights from Huhtamäki
Thomasine Kamerling,  Excecutive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications, Huhtamäki
Panel discussion: Beyond Net Zero – Towards a Climate Positive Society
Tuuli Hietaniemi, Leading Specialist, Sustainability Solutions, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
Janne Peljo, Chief Policy Advisory, Climate & Biodiversity, Confederation of Finnish Industries

Pietro Bertazzi, Global Director, Policy Engagement and External Affairs, CDP
Ville Hulkkonen, Director of Public Affairs, St1 Nordic
Thomasine Kamerling, Excecutive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications, Huhtamäki
Terhi Lehtonen, State Secretary, Finnish Ministry of the Environment
Markku Ollikainen, Chair, The Finnish Climate Change Panel  
Sandeep Sarin, Head of Business Development, Wärtsilä
Closing Words

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