General

Ulla Heinonen

07.10.2020

Climate change is a business opportunity

Climate change is the next large tsunami lurking behind the COVID-19 wave, causing concern for company management and boards. How will climate change affect our company, our customers, our investors and the image of our sector? What type of risks and opportunities will it bring, and on what timespan?

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Financial Services

Juha Vanhanen

07.10.2020

How do climate change risks hit the company’s balance sheet?

When discussing climate change risks, the first thing that springs to mind is the devastation caused by extreme weather conditions. These are easily imagined sudden events, pictured into the mind through news images. Extreme weather is, however, only the tip of the iceberg. To map the preparedness, management and opportunities, one has to know to look underneath the surface, too. With right strategic choices, the minuses can become plusses.

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Financial Services

Mikko Halonen

17.09.2020

Time to get from climate to green – from green to SDG finance

Some ten years ago, after the financial crisis 2007-2008, several thought leaders urged politicians to mainstream climate and environmental considerations into the financial recovery packages. That time, we failed, rather miserably in accelerating a green transformation of our societies. This time, with less than ten years to reach the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030, we do not have the luxury to repeat those mistakes.

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Public Sector

Mikko Halonen

01.06.2020

Reconnect with nature – are you trying to be funny?

Reconnecting with nature sounds bizarre, tempting and yet contradictory – almost like fresh frozen, friendly fire….. . Aren´t we part of nature – how arrogant can we be, imagining that we would somehow be outside or above nature? But simultaneously, if my generation cannot find the “way back to the garden” as Joni Mitchell used to sing, and prevent our kids to get detached from the miracles of the nature from the start, I tell you we are heading for trouble.

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General

Markus Klimscheffskij

22.05.2020

Handprint Matters

An “old” Chinese saying says: One who thinks a single person can’t change the world has never eaten a poorly cooked bat in Wuhan. Here’s why we must care about our handprint.

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Financial Services

Hanna Värttö

19.03.2020

Why sustainability should be strategic?

Capital markets react swiftly to acute threats or events such as epidemics or natural catastrophes. While global threats unfold, discussions continue on how to best prepare for emerging risks, such as climate change, in the future.

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