5 Jun 2024

Accelerating biodiversity action with companies

When: 5 June 2024  at 10.00-12.00 EEST
Location: Helsinki, Finland & Online
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You are warmly invited to an inspiring session with pioneering SME companies and biodiversity experts. Please register for the event by 31 May through this link (registration is closed).

Protecting biodiversity helps maintain ecosystem services that businesses in different sectors depend on. How can businesses take action to protect biodiversity and halt nature loss? What are small and medium-sized companies’ possibilities to incorporate nature-positivity in their business operations? How could financiers engage with their clients to raise ambition towards the Global Biodiversity Framework?

A seminar of action, ideas and connections

Join us on the World Environment Day to hear key learnings from Nefco’s Biodiversity Pilot Programme. In collaboration with companies, the two-year pilot programme has created best practices and methods for taking concrete action with tangible outcomes for both climate and biodiversity.


  • Keynote: Camilla Välimaa, Deputy Director Markets & Finance Expert Business & Biodiversity at WWF Sweden
  • Advancing biodiversity as a financier: Trond Moe, Managing Director, Nefco
  • Nefco’s Biodiversity Pilot Programme: The journey and the actions
  • Insights from the pilot companies: Klappir (IS), Meriaura Energy (FI), Norsepower (FI)
  • What did we achieve? Key takeaways: Katariina Vartiainen, Senior Manager, Environment and Sustainability, Nefco

Moderator: Tiina Kähö, AFRY Management Consulting


Join the event in person or online. Please register for the event by 31 May through this link (registration is closed).

About Nefco’s Biodiversity Pilot Programme

Nefco’s Biodiversity Pilot Programme tests and develops concrete biodiversity solutions co-created with private sector companies. The pilot programme enables small and medium-sized companies to learn about the biodiversity-related risks and opportunities for their business and to test scalable solutions to address them. The programme is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Read more

For more information, please contact:

Anni Rein Communications Manager
Finnish, English, Swedish

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