AFRY attends COP25

AFRY takes part in COP25

29/11/2019
On Monday 2 December, the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) will begin in Madrid. Representatives from AFRY will be present during the first week of the conference.

AFRY will take part in COP25 as a participating company in Business Sweden’s activities in the Nordic Pavilion. Together with other members of the Nordic Pavilion, representatives from AFRY will chair, and take part in, seminars on, among other themes, sustainable transitions, logistics in future cities and digitalisation. There will be meetings with clients and decision-makers.

“COP25 is an incredibly important arena and I am proud to work at a company that puts a forum such as this one on top of the agenda. I look forward to inspiring conversations with partners and clients, that will hopefully lead to more sustainable solutions,” says Marie Trogstam, Head of Sustainability.

Aside from Marie Trogstam, representatives from AFRY include Jonas Gustavsson, President and CEO; Malin Frenning, Head of Division Infrastructure; Richard Pinnock, Head of Division Energy; and Cathrine Sandegren, Head of Communications. All divisions have contributed with insights as part of our preparations ahead of COP25.

Inauguration of COP25

 

 

How can we make a difference and contribute to sustainable development?

One of the topics in this discussion at Cop25 was the energy transition. Richard PinnockEVP and Head of Division Energy, shares some of his takeaways after  the roundtable at the Nordic Pavilion  

AFRYs Richard Pinnock at COP25
Key takeaways form first day of COP25

At the first day at COP25, AFRY participated in discussions about decarbonization and circular economy. What are our key takeaways from this day, and what are the expectations for the coming week? Listen to Marie Trogstam, Head of Sustainability, Dorian de Kermadec, Principal Consultant for Energy Markets and Decarbonisation and Antonio De Juan Fernandez, Head of Management Consulting division in Madrid.

AFRY in COP25
"Exponential is when you are wondering when it's gonna happen. And then you wonder how it happened".

Today, Malin Frenning discussed Logistics for future cities and the need for digitalisation, cooperation and change in the cities together with Mats Pellbäck Scharp, Ericsson, Andreas Follér, Scania Group and Pär Larshans, Ragn-Sells at Cop25.

What are the key takeaways from this inspiring week at Cop25?

Listen to Marie Trogstam, Head of Sustainability, Malin Frenning, Head of Infrastructure Division, Richard Pinnock, Head of Energy Division and Antonio De Juan Fernandez, Head of Management Consulting Division in Madrid.