Fabianinkatu 14, 00100 HELSINKI
  • 10am—2:30pm


The Finnish Finance Nature Summit is an influential, high-level forum that aims to mobilize the Nordic finance community towards becoming nature positive. The Summit will take place in Helsinki on 20 November 2023.


Registration and morning coffee


  • Welcome to the Finnish Finance Nature Summit –  Nature is a joint mission: Arno Ahosniemi, CEO of Finance Finland
  • Opening words: Petteri Orpo, Prime Minister
  • Nature-related financial risks, and opportunities: Marc Reinke, Head of Sustainable Finance at De Nederlandsche Bank & co-chair of NGFS’s taskforce on Nature-related Risks
  • Recommendations of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures: Emily McKenzie, Technical Director of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)
  • Nature: Sustainable Investing’s next frontier: Jennifer Wu, Global Head of Sustainable Investing at J.P. Morgan
  • Panel discussion; Biodiversity and the Finnish financial sector: actions taken, lessons learned, the steps ahead: Hosted by Lasse Miettinen
    • Panelists: Sara Mella, Head of Personal Banking in Nordea Bank Abp, Carl Haglund, CEO of Veritas Pension Insurance Company, Juha Koponen, President and CEO of LähiTapiola




  • Finnish businesses are ready to act on nature: Jyri Häkämies, Director General of the Confederation of Finnish Industries
  • Nature-positive investing: business case or flowerpower?: Eila Kreivi, Chief Sustainable Finance Advisor at the European Investment Bank
  • Panel discussion; How European Policy Design can support Finance Sector to account for Nature: Hosted by Janne Peljo
    • Panelists: Sirpa Pietikäinen, MEP, Ville Niinistö, MEP, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, MEP, Anne-Maria Salonius, Head of Ålandsbanken Abp, Katja Keitaanniemi, CEO of OP Corporate Bank
  • Green and sustainable central banking in the Bank of Finland: Marja Nykänen, Acting Governor of the Bank of Finland
  • The way forward: Atte Jääskeläinen, President of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
  • Closing words: Kai Mykkänen, Minister of Climate and Environment


Summit closes. Coffee and mingling.

For any further questions or information, please feel free to contact:

Emma Kari

Emma Kari


Kari & Pantsar Co.