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Innovation Technology – Skymining

  FROM HEATING TO HEALING      Helena Nordstrom, Chief Marketing Officer, Skymining AB  Carl Pendragon, Chief Executive Officer, Skymining AB   When the world recognizes that CO2 is an asset – not a problem, global warming will be reversed in years – not decades.  In the Skymining age, CO2 is the hero.  It is time for brutal honesty in the climate change debate; despite

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Aquaculture – Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)

  LEADING THE BLUE REVOLUTION   LESSONS FROM IMPROVING SUSTAINABILITY IN SALMON FARMING    Ricardo Garcia, CEO, Camanchaca; Founding Member, Global Salmon Initiative (GSI)  As global population and wealth rise quickly, so too does the demand for protein. Land-based sources are already reaching their limits of sustainable production, but as we look from land to sea, aquaculture

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Energy Sustainability – RNG Coalition

   HOW SOUND POLICY DRIVES SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: NORTH AMERICAN CASE STUDY OF MAKING RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS FROM “WASTE”    Marcus Gillette, Director of Public Affairs, Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition)  If there is one thing we humans are universally good at, it is generating waste. With due respect given to the progress we have made toward a more

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Global Voices – IEC

  Tools for concrete outcomes    Frans Vreeswijk, General Secretary & CEO, IEC (www.iec.ch) This year’s G7 will address a number of important topics pertaining to greater equality and inclusiveness, security and sustainability. All of these will require concrete actions well beyond governance and regulation.   From understanding issues and identifying opportunities, it is a long and arduous way to delivering the solutions that will make a real difference on

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Sustainable Business – SOHAR

    Sohar Port and Freezone: In Harmony with the Ocean   Mr. Mark Geilenkirchen CEO, SOHAR Port and Freezone, Sultanate of Oman   The Sultanate of Oman has always had a very close relationship with water and the sea. On land, the scarcity for water forced its inhabitants do develop complex networks of Falaj water systems to transport the

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Ocean Protection – XL Group

    TIME TO ACT ON OCEAN RISK    Mike McGavick, Chief Executive Officer, XL Group Scientists tell us that the ocean is being transformed by emerging and intensifying climate threats at a rate faster than anything it has experienced in 65 million years. As one can imagine, with such accelerant change, the results could be transformational from multiple perspectives – including a

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Ocean Protection – Sky Group

  SKY’S MISSION TO RESCUE THE OCEAN    Interview with Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive Officer, Sky Group Plc As the world’s oceans are drowning in plastic, with a truckload deposited into the sea every minute, Jeremy Darroch, Sky Group’s CEO, speaks with CCTNE’s Elizabeth Renski about his ocean rescue leadership and Sky’s business transformation to eliminate single-use

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Canadian Business Showcase – Freightera

Canada’s Opportunity to Lead the Global Greening of Freight    Eric Beckwitt, Founder and CEO, Freightera    Public-private cooperation can accelerate the transition to low emission freight shipping globally, modeled on Freightera’s successful North American Lower Emission Freight Marketplace.  The North American Lower Emission Freight Marketplace, created by Freightera in cooperation with SmartWay and Natural Resources Canada, is an excellent example of why public-private cooperation can be so

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Energy Finance – EEEF

  Smart Cities - Intelligent Digital Transformational Change for a Stronger Climate Action?   PETER COVELIERS, Head of Group Corporate Programmes and Institutional Business Development, European Investment Fund LADA STRELNIKOVA, Lead Fund Manager European Energy Efficiency Fund, Director DWS (Deutsche Bank Group)   When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the climate theme for Canada’s 2018 G7 Presidency ‘Working together on climate

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