The Global Opportunity Report 2016 launch in Oslo on Tuesday 26 January was a great success. Participants left the event saying they were inspired and motivated to go out and start turning risks into opportunities.
Thanks to all the sustainability thought leaders who attended the launch, and shared the report among their networks. You can explore the report here. In the meantime, here are some pictures from the launch event (credit: DNV GL / Nina Rangoy).
Current DNV GL President & CEO Remi Eriksen, centre, flanked by former DNV CEO’s Sven Ullring (L) and Miklos Konkoly-Thege (R).
L-R: Ole Hamre and Irene Kinunda from Fargespill, Sali Younis from Red Cross Norway’s Homework Assistance Initiative, Monday Morning’s Marianne Haahr and DNV GL’s Simen Knudsen.
L-R: DNV GL’s Sven Mollekleiv, Nina Wollum Skarbø, Remi Eriksen, Sven Ullring, Miklos Konkoly-Thege and Bjørn K. Haugland.
L-R: former DNV GL President & CEO Henrik O. Madsen with launch MC Sven Mollekleiv (who is also DNV GL Senior VP Corporate Social Responsibility and Norwegian Red Cross President).
L-R: Ole Hamre, Irene Kinunda and Mira Thiruchelvam from Fargespill performing on stage.
Fargespill’s Irene Kinunda.
L-R: Marianne Haahr and Simen Knudsen presenting the findings in this year’s Global Opportunity Report.
L-R: Marianne Haahr and Simen Knudsen presenting the findings from this year’s Global Opportunity Report.
Director of Policy at EAT Initiative, Dr Sudhvir Singh presenting how new diets, smart farming and reduced food waste can help solve the global food crisis.
Lise Kingo from the UN Global Compact presenting the opportunities relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Kristin Skogen Lund from the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) focusing on the role of business in seeking opportunities. She ended with the quote “You do not see it until you believe it”, referring to the opportunity mind-set.
Simen Knudsen getting positive feedback from Miklos Konkoly-Thege.
The Global Opportunity Report 2016 project team happy with a successful launch.
Mingling before and after the launch, with vegetarian food.
Tasty wraps from KUTT, made with ingredients that would otherwise have gone to waste.
L-R: DNV GL President & CEO Remi Eriksen, UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo and Monday Morning Founder & CEO Erik Rasmussen, the three project partners of Global Opportunity Network, presenting this year’s report.