The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in a maritime context


In 2016, the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals came into force. This event will address the SDG´s and stakeholders related to the maritime industry. The event will take place at UNDP Nordic Representation Office, Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen Ø

On 1st January 2016, the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for the global community officially came into force. These goals that universally apply to all, encourage countries to among others, mobilize efforts to end poverty, fight inequalities, and tackle climate change. This event will address a range of the SDG´s and key stakeholders in the maritime industry will elaborate on how they are addressing these goals.

PLEASE NOTE: This event will take place at UNDP Nordic Representation Office, UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen Ø

NOTE: You need to bring your ID to be presented upon arrival to the UN City!!

PROGRAMME

16:00 - 16:05 Welcome by Valdemar Ehlers, Danish Maritime

16:05 – 16:25  Introduction to UNDP and the SDGs by Mrs Camilla Brückner, Director UNDP Nordic Office, United Nations
UNDP, the SDGs – and how this is relevant and could present opportunities for maritime stakeholders

16:25 - 17:10 The Shipping Industry and the Sustainable Development Goals by Dr. Henrik O. Madsen, Board Member Global Compact Foundation.
The shipping industry provides a key infrastructure in the globalization of the world. Shipping transports the large majority of energy, raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods around the world. Through this shipping has contributed in bringing hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. Shipping has created many sustainable jobs in all corners of the world. Shipping, however, also has several challenges with respect to the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact, and shipping needs to contribute in a number of areas to support the Sustainable Development Goals.

17:10 – 17:40 The Sustainable Development Goals as an integrated part of our vision by General Manager, Morten Brandborg, Wärtsilä.
Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. To help solve the global environmental challenges, Wärtsilä has started on a quest to “Enable sustainable societies with smart technologies”, inspired by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

17:40 - 18:10 Refreshments

18:10 - 18:40 D/S NORDEN’s approach to the SDGs by Kristina Kunigenas, CSR & Compliance Manager, D/S NORDEN
Launched in 2019, NORDEN’s 3-year CSR strategy focusses on finding business opportunities within the SDG agenda with special emphasis on SDG 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

18:40 - 19:10 Ocean Plastic: Responsible production, circular economy and marine life by Project Director Peter Blach, Ocean Plastic Forum & CEO Ole Morten Petersen, DAKOFA.
The Danish government has just launched a national plastic action plan. What can we do in the maritime sector, how is it related to the circular economy, how do they do in Holland and how are we in Denmark joining in a partnership to get the job done?

19.10 – 19.40 Marine energy solutions by Director New Technologies Kjeld Aabo
As developer of the largest population of main engines for vessels, MAN are following closely the trends, regulations and requirements in the market. Soon the 2020 IMO SOx regulations will be enforced, and the engine design is ready so far. But we also have a future, where the emission regulations become more demanding. This will call for continuous new thinking, with regards to engine designs and applications. In this presentation, we wish to show you where we are technologically, and where we are going.

19:40 – 19.55 Debate by Morten Ladekarl, Celsius Tankers

19:55 – 20.00 Closure & Thank you by Valdemar Ehlers, Danish Maritime




16:05 – 16:25 Introduction to UNDP and the SDGs by Mrs Camilla Brückner, Director UNDP Nordic Office, United Nations
UNDP, the SDGs – and how this is relevant and could present opportunities for maritime stakeholders

16:25 - 17:10 The Shipping Industry and the Sustainable Development Goals by Dr. Henrik O. Madsen, Board Member Global Compact Foundation.
The shipping industry provides a key infrastructure in the globalization of the world. Shipping transports the large majority of energy, raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods around the world. Through this shipping has contributed in bringing hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. Shipping has created many sustainable jobs in all corners of the world. Shipping, however, also has several challenges with respect to the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact, and shipping needs to contribute in a number of areas to support the Sustainable Development Goals.

17:10 – 17:40 How Wärtsilä have integrated the UN Sustainable Development Goals into their Purpose, Vision and Organisation by Morten Brandenborg Wärtsilä
What initiatives are undertaken to fulfill the dream? Examples from the ZEEDS Project – Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea

17:40 - 18:10 Refreshments

18:10 - 18:40 D/S NORDENs approach to the SDGs
by Kristina Kunigenas, CSR & Compliance Manager, D/S NORDEN
Launched in 2019, NORDEN’s 3-year CSR strategy focusses on finding business opportunities within the SDG agenda with special emphasis on SDG 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

18:40 - 19:10 Ocean Plastic: Responsible production, circular economy and marine life by Project Director Peter Blach, Ocean Plastic Forum & CEO Ole Morten Petersen, DAKOFA.
The Danish government has just launched a national plastic action plan. What can we do in the maritime sector, how is it related to the circular economy, how do they do in Holland and how are we in Denmark joining in a partnership to get the job done?

19:10 – 19.25 Debate by Morten Ladekarl, Celsius Tankers

19:25 – 19:30 Closure & Thank you by Valdemar Ehlers, Danish Maritime



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  • When

    9. sep. 2019 16:00 - 19:30
  • Where

    UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100 København Ø

  • Registration Deadline

    5. sep. 2019 - 12:00

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    IDA Maritim

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    45

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    332284

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