• Change starts at the top. Nordic CEOs are committed to take lead.  

    The Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future have joined forces to align our business models with the most important ethical, social and environmental issues of our time.

  • A shared ambition from the CEOs of leading Nordic enterprises.

     

    Goal 

    Align business models with the ethical, social and environmental priorities of our time to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

     

    How?

    1. Exchanging progressive practices and exploring shared initiatives to achieve more sustainable outcomes.
       
    2. Convening the Nordic CEOs and Prime Ministers to accelerate action on the transition to a more sustainable economy.

    It all starts with "together".

     
    In August 2019, the Nordic Prime Ministers and the Nordic CEOs made a public statement about our shared vision and commitment to advance an economy where people and planet can thrive together, which included:
    • Pursuing climate diplomacy in international forums to deliver solutions with impact on global emissions and to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement
       
    • Getting more done, faster, in light of the importance of making progress towards 2030
       
    • Being global leaders and advocates for climate action
       
    • Taking common steps to deliver towards gender equality
  • Meet Our CEOs

    A group of ambitious leaders pushing to integrate the UN SDGs into their respective business strategies.

    Odd Arild Grefstad

    CEO

    Storebrand Group (NO)

    Svein Tore Holsether

    President & CEO

    Yara International (NO)

    Birna Einarsdòttir

    CEO

    Íslandsbanki (IS)

    Oddur Þórðarson

    CEO
    Marel (IS)

    Tone WIlle

    CEO
    Posten Norge (NO)

    Sigve Brekke

    CEO
    Telenor (NO)

    Anko van der Werff

    President & CEO
    SAS (SE)

    Jens Henriksson

    CEO
    Swebank (SE)

    Mats Granryd

    Director General

    GSMA

  • Our reports

    From balancing gender to driving inclusion

    In the Nordic region, we have strong traditions of embracing a culture of diversity and inclusion. Read about the Nordic CEOs shared ambitions in the Diversity & Inclusion Guide.

    Climate risk management
    - A guide to getting started

    Read more about our support for better climate disclosures through the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures here or download the guide.

    Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future: About the initiative

    The companies represented in the network integrating the UN SDGs into their corporate strategies. Download this one-pager or report to read more about the initiative.

  • Signatories

    The Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future is a CEO-led initiative representing companies across several industries like

    agriculture, aviation, energy, financial services, food processing, media, postal services and telecom.

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