CSR – a driver of innovation and competitiveness in the Nordic region
Within the framework of the Norwegian Chairmanship of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2012, this Conference is organized by The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry in cooperation with Nordic Innovation.
The Conference will explore how Nordic companies can use corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a driver of innovation and global competitiveness. Companies of different sizes and from different industries will share their experience of working strategically with CSR. How have they done it in practice, and what impact has it had on their business? Get inspiration and learn from some of the best examples in the market!
The Conference also provides an opportunity for interactive discussions and networking.
The Nordic Ministers of Trade and Industry will discuss how governments can contribute to realizing companies’ innovative potential.
A common Nordic Strategy for CSR policy will be introduced and studies on Nordic frontrunners in the field of CSR will be presented, mapping how and to what extent large companies in the Nordic region have implemented corporate social responsibility as a part of their innovation strategies.
Trond Giske, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry
Roger Moe Bjørgan, Nordic Innovation
Rune Skovgaard, Danish Business Authority
Dorte Gram Nybroe, Confederation of Danish Industry
Maria Gjølberg, Det Norske Veritas
Moderator: Kjetil Wiedswang, Dagens Næringsliv
Compact, products within the humanitarian and maritime field, Norway
Durat, manufacturer of solid surface materials, Finland
Aarstiderne, delivers ecological food to the home, Denmark
Trelleborg, advanced polymer technology and in-depth applications know-how, Sweden
Entra Eiendom presenting Powerhouse One, energy-positive office block, Norway
DuPont Danisco, dynamic science company, Denmark
Moderator: Kia Luise Klavenes, TANIA ELLIS – The Social Business Company
Time: 11 Oct 2012, 0900-1800
Place: Clarion Hotel & Congress Trondheim, Norway
Price: The conference is free of charge.