Making Finance Flows Consistent with The Paris Agreement. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion
The Paris Agreement calls for global finance flows to enable its climate goals and increased climate resilience. Lene Hodge from Nysnø Climate Investments, a Norwegian state-owned climate investment company, will present how finance can rise to this challenge.
The combination of capital and climate commitment inspires more and more people. Nysnø Climate Investments aims to convert inspiration to action by investing together with private companies in new, climate friendly companies. The goal is to make profitable, long-term investments that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create positive outcomes for society and business. Nysnø is a state-owned climate investment company administered by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. The name Nysnø is Norwegian for freshly fallen snow, and symbolises an aspiration to bring aboard new and fresh perspectives to help create a new landscape. This means reducing the rise in global temperatures in line with UN Global Goals while creating economic profit and contributing to value creation.
Lene Hodge works as sustainability and communications advisor in Nysnø. She has experience with energy and climate policies from the Bellona Foundation, where she worked with energy efficiency, green public procurement and decarbonising transport. Lene has also worked for the Norwegian Energy Agency on renewable power and European energy policies.
About the event series
The OSEH Environmental Lunchtime Discussion series consists of short, 10-15 minute presentations by invited guests, followed by a discussion. We invite speakers from a wide variety of fields, both academic and beyond. The presentations are accessible and are aimed at anyone with an interest in environmental issues. All are welcome, please feel free to bring your own lunch. Coffee will be served.