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Autumn Salon!

After a memorable summer salon, we're happy to invite you to yet another event. This time we have the pleasure of welcoming you to Ethos' autumn salon.
We invite you to meet professionals from a wide range of industries and to learn more about sustainability. During two hours we will host nine short but inspiring sessions on the theme sustainability. More information on the content, see below.

Read and choose your favorite sessions.

First block

14.30 - 15.00

Pick one of the three sessions in the first block

1

Sustainability strategy in practice

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About the session

To make sustainability an essential part of your business, sustainability aspects should be integrated into your business strategy. How do you develop a best-case sustainability strategy and get all employees onboard working towards the same vision?

This session is for those of you who wish to get hands on examples of how to develop a sustainability strategy that can benefit both the business and society at the same time.

Speaker

Andreas Filipsson, CCO & Senior Advisor, Ethos

Erik Wottrich, Head of Sustainability, Tele2

Room

The Conference

2

The benefits of ESG in Due Diligence

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About the session

Now more than ever, investors cautiously need transparency before signing a deal to limit the risk of encountering potential ESG-related pitfalls. The rise in awareness of ESG amongst investors, is concomitantly giving rise to ESG due diligence. The ESG aspects are progressively evolving from a niche to becoming a widely known term and required competence in the M&A business.

We will go through the general objective of the ESG due diligence and share practical examples of how to use ESG due diligence as a part of portfolio growth.

Speakers

Jonathan Milläng, Head of Sustainable Finance, Ethos

Johanna Nilsson Palm, Sustainability Manager, Accent Equity

Room

The Corner Room

3

What you need to know about the Circular Economy regulation

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About the session

Circular economy is an opportunity to progressively de-couple resource consumption from economic growth. To potentially reduce EU's dependence on imported and virgin raw materials, and its vulnerability to resource price volatility, while providing new business opportunities.

This session will guide you to the coming demands and implications you should learn to navigate. We take you through the synergies with other frameworks such as the EU Taxonomy and invite you to learn about the business case to embrace the circular economy.

Speakers

Christopher Marton, Sustainability Advisor, Ethos

Room

The Sofa Room

Second Block

15.15 - 15.45

Pick one of the three sessions in the second block

1

A Deep Dive on Double Materiality

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About the session

The double materiality concept is a key element in sustainability reporting under the CSRD.  The combination of impact materiality and stakeholder perspectives whilst understanding financial materiality insertion. This means that the company needs to consider the primary sustainability concerns. The materiality analysis is an important tool to create the foundation for the sustainability strategy.

This session is to learn and to take a closer look at the concept of double materiality and how you start preparing for the new concepts under the CSRD.

Speakers

Magdalena Frembäck, Head of Sustainability Reporting & Strategy, Ethos

Room

The Sofa Room

2

Understanding SFDR and its requirements. Whats key on article 6, 8 and 9

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About the session

The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is a European regulation introduced to improve transparency in the market for sustainable investment products, to prevent greenwashing and to increase transparency around sustainability claims made by financial market participants. In essence it requires the financial market participants to disclose accurate and relevant ESG information to the market on a yearly basis.

This session is for those of you who wish to understand the fundamentals of the SFDR and the process needed for compliance with the regulation.

Speakers

Jonathan Milläng, Head of Sustainable Finance, Ethos

Room

The Corner Room

3

Gathering ESG Data; Transparency, Simplicity and Accuracy

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About the session

This session will walk you through the best practices on how to transparently report on sustainability data. We will show you how you can simplify and increase accuracy of data collection through a digital partner as well as leverage sustainability data towards your stakeholders.

Join this session if you want to get a deep dive into the world of sustainability data and learn how you can start preparing your organization to collect the data needed.

Speaker

Niklas Vinge, Head of Digital Soutions & Senior Advisor, Ethos

Room

The Conference

Third Block

16.00 - 16.30

Pick one of the three sessions in the third block

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Transitioning to the new European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) and Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

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About the session

In just a few weeks the EU is set to adopt the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Standards. The standards are developed to create transparency and audited assurance of the information reported. We understand that it can be hard to navigate all the changes and what it implies for sustainability reporting. The new requirements are to come into effect in 2024, why it is time to do the preparatory work now.

This session is for all of you who wish to transition and stay up to date with the latest legislation on sustainability reporting. Joining us is Eric Lindholm, Director ESG Reporting at Ericsson. Eric has been following the CSRD developments and will share his knowledge about the new directive.

Speakers

Magdalena Frembäck, Head of Sustainability Reporting & Strategy, Ethos 

Eric Lindholm, Director ESG Reporting, Ericsson

Room

The Conference

2

Science Based Targets (SBT) for Financial institutions

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About the session

The new business for financial institutions is to set Science Based Targets (SBT) for their investment and lending portfolios. The adoption of SBTs can help financial institutions to augument their competitiveness and resilience in the face of climate-related risks such as extreme weather events. It also allows you to  stay up to date in policy changes, meet demand, and foster innovation.

This session is for those of you who wish to learn more about science-based targets for financial institutions. We will guide you through the process of setting SBTs, how you can communicate and track the progress.

Speakers

Amanda Kihlman, Sustainability Advisor, Ethos

Linnea Olofsson, Head of Environmental Affairs, Ethos

Room

The Sofa Room

3

The EU taxonomy for dummies (explaining transparency and disclosures)

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About the session

EU developed the taxonomy to provide well-defined, harmonized criteria for when economic activities can be considered to be sustainable. From January 1st, 2023, all large companies are required to report their taxonomy alignment, stating do no significant harm criteria and compliance of minimum safeguards to investors and the market so the market can make the judgement on corporate performance.

This session is for those of you who would like to deepen your knowledge about the transparency requirements in the EU Taxonomy and get hands on tools to navigate the transition towards more sustainable business activities.

Speaker

Axel Nilsson Lindström, Sustainability Associate, Ethos

Room

The Corner Room

Ebba De Faire, Art Curator

Live music from Svart Ridå

We will have live music, art exhibition and a nice selection of drinks and snacks.

For those of you who will arrive for the mingle you are welcome from 16.30.

Welcome to Ethos' autumn salon. 12 October at Kommendörsgatan 30, Stockholm.

After the last session there will be time for drinks, food, mingle & music. Secure your spot now.
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