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Made by Denmark
- Creating a Green Future Together

The DI Business Summit is an annual event hosted by The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI). The summit hosts 1,000 participants including CEOs and key decision makers. Every year, the summit brings into focus relevant societal matters, related to the growth and development of the Danish companies.

When and where

This year the DI Business Summit took place Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 1:00PM

DR Koncerthuset
Ørestads Boulevard 13
2300 København S
Denmark

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  • Welcome to the
    DI Business Summit 2019

    Lars-Peter Søbye Chairman, DI

  • A Green Future
    - Made by Denmark

    Lars Sandahl Sørensen CEO, DI

    The EU has a new parliament, Denmark has a new government, and DI has a new CEO. Hear Lars Sandahl Sørensen’s thoughts on how Danish companies play a central role in creating a green future that unites growth and sustainability.

  • Three Millennials on a Mission

    Nilly Taheri Youth Delegate for Climate and Environment, UN
    Asger Narud author and columnist
    Nima Tisdall entrepreneur and co-founder of Blue Lobster

    Meet three green visionaries who are each in their own way challenging conventions and fighting for a sustainable world. Hear their reactions to DI’s most recent study of the millennial generation’s views on the world’s climate challenges and their thoughts on who will solve them and how.

  • The Prime Minister

    Mette Frederiksen Prime Minister

    Mette Frederiksen will speak at the DI Business Summit, for the first time in her role as Prime Minister of Denmark.

  • Ideas That Can Save the World #1

    Rasmus Bjerngaard Co-founder CEO Nextfood

    Who says that fields have to be flat and plants have to grow in soil?

  • A freer and more prosperous Denmark

    Troels Lund Poulsen Spokesman on Finance and former Minister for Business and Growth, The Liberal Party

    What is the business policy vision of Denmark’s largest centre-right party?

  • United for a Green Future

    Achim Steiner Administrator, United Nations Development Programme

    Get a view from above when the head of the UN’s development organisation – UNDP - puts the green transition into a global perspective and offers his thoughts on how companies can play a vital role in solving climate challenges and developing sustainable solutions together.

  • Ideas That Can Save the World #2

    Hans Axel Kristensen CEO, PLASTIX

    What if old fishing nets and trawls didn’t mean certain death for the animals of the sea but were instead a valuable resource?

  • How can Danish Businesses Show the Way?

    Lars-Peter Søbye Chairman, DI
    Lars Sandahl Sørensen CEO, DI
    Jesper Hjulmand Chairman, Danish Energy
    Lars Aagaard CEO, Danish Energy
    Dan Jørgensen Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities

    Denmark and the global community are facing an international climate crisis that requires extraordinary answers. How can the business community help solve the challenge?

  • Director in the Green Chair #1

    Interview with Henrik Poulsen CEO, Ørsted

    Ørsted’s journey from black to green energy company - and to a healthy bottom line.

  • Director in the Green Chair #2

    Interview with Mads Nipper CEO, Grundfos

    Grundfos' journey from pump manufacturer to global leader in climate and water solutions.

  • Today’s Ugly Ducklings, Tomorrow’s Market Miracles

    John Elkington author, speaker and founder of Volans

    Expect to hear it like it is when the man behind terms such as “green growth” and “the triple bottom line” reminds us that it takes more than a positive bottom line to create the successful business of tomorrow.

  • Director in the Green Chair #3

    Interview with Camilla Haustrup Hermansen Director of Business Development & Marketing, Plus Pack A/S

    How do you make plastic fantastic? Learn about Plus Pack’s targeted efforts to create sustainable packaging.

  • Ideas That Can Save the World #3

    Niels Fibæk-Jensen Co-founder and CEO, Matter

    Can a pension really be sustainable?

  • Coming Together around a Green Future

    H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

    Along with a Swedish business delegation H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel visit the DI Business Summit, focusing on the collaboration across the Sound on the green solutions.

  • On the Road toward Sustainable Transportation

    Martin Lundstedt CEO, Volvo Group

    Transport volumes of goods and people will continue to increase all over the world. To meet this need, sustainable solutions will give the Volvo Group great opportunities for further growth.

  • Director in the Green Chair #4

    Interview with Jais Valeur CEO Danish Crown

    Red or green steaks? Hear how Danish Crown is taking the lead in making meat production more sustainable and their plan to become carbon-neutral by 2050.

  • The DI Award 2019

    H.R.H. The Crown Prince of Denmark

    H.R.H. The Crown Prince will present the DI Award to a company that has made an ambitious contribution to the green transition.

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