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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Requirements and Impact on Boards

January 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Boards Impact Forum Webinar on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Requirements and Impact on Boards

Sustainability and ESG is growing in importance and urgency for most companies. Boards needs to step up and help manage both risk and new growth opportunities. Investors, lenders, regulators, customers, business partners and employees are asking questions and requesting actions from the boards.

In this Webinar we will discuss with experienced chairs and NEDs, as well as top board and ESG advisors on how trends and regulations are shifting, as well as the board’s role and what they need to know.

  • What are stakeholders’ ESG expectations and how are they impacting boards?
  • How are boards guiding & following their companies’ sustainability transitions?
  • How are the ESG trends and regulations impacting financial institutions and corporates? What will the EU taxonomy mean, and how is disclosure and reporting changing?
  • How are boards making sense of the increasing alphabet soup?
  • How are financial institutions & investors evaluating a company’s ESG situation?

Boards Impact Forum is inviting you to a Webinar on January 13 at 12-13 CET on the topic of “Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Requirements and Impact on Boards

We will listen to

Harri-Pekka Kaukkonen, Chair & NED at multiples

Dr Jane Thostrup Jagd, Advisor & Researcher on ESG matters

Svante Forsberg, Chair & NED at multiples

Christine Ehnström, Head GRC Advisory & CEO Sweden FCG Risk & Compliance

The webinar will be moderated by Cecilia Widebäck West, Operations Director at Boards Impact Forum


If you are interested in becoming a member or support of Boards Impact Forum, please register here.


Speaker Bios:

Harri-Pekka Kaukkonen

Harri-Pekka is a professional board member and advisor. He is the Chair at YIT, Lindstrom Group, at Gubbe Sydänystävä, at Vaka II Palvelut and NED at TietoEvry. With a long industry background as CEO of Sanooma, Executive Leader at Fazer and Principal at McKinsey.

Jane Thostrup Jagd

Dr. Jane Thostrup Jagd is Deputy Director at We Mean Business Coalition, Net Zero Finance and is also member at Nasdaq Sustainable Financing – Nordic Advisory Board. Jane has for many years worked both in large, listed companies like A.P. Moller-Maersk and Ørsted and in academia to ensure better and more reliable financial and non-financial information to investors – and better ways for the investors to work with the data. Jane has deep knowledge of and experience with both financial reporting frameworks like IFRS and US GAAP – but also non-financial frameworks like CDSB, SASB, UNGC, CDP, etc.

Svante Forsberg

Svante is a professional board member and advisor. He is the Chair at Swedish Academy of Board Directors, NED at Lannebo Funds and at Self-Regulation in Sweden. With a background as Partner and Chair at Deloitte Sweden, Char at the Swedish Institute of Chartered Accountants and has extensive experience of leading audit, advisory and investigation services for large Swedish and international companies.

Christine Ehnström

Christine is leading the advisory business at FCG (a leading Northen Europe governance, risk and compliance firm). She has previous extensive experience from the financial services industry in roles as chief legal counsel, COO and interim CEO in Swedish banks and works closely with Board of Directors’ with among other things regulatory- and governance matters.

Cecilia Wideback West

Cecilia is the Operations Director at Boards Impact Forum. She is the Chair at ActionAid Sweden, NED at Almi Företagspartner Stockhom Sörmland, with a background as Head of Sustainability and other leadership roles at SEB.

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