Seek inspiration, exchange knowledge, join the community and celebrate Baltic sustainability innovation
One-day conference and Baltic Sustainability Awards 2022 ceremony all in one. Join the event and participate in the Baltics' biggest sustainability and innovation community gathering.
The Forum gathers international and local experts from the corporate, startup and public sector worlds to discuss sustainability and innovation in practice.
Be in awe of the finalist pitches, seek inspiration for your business models, and be the first to find out who the winners are.
An exclusive gathering place for:
Baltic business leaders↓
Share your business sustainability innovation success stories and knowledge or pursue the same from others
Sustainability and innovation experts↓
It's all about sustainability innovation in practice. Seek inspiration, exchange ideas, share challenges and find out the latest trends
Startup founders and team↓
A chance for startup teams to meet Baltic corporates seeking innovative solutions and lay the groundwork for new collaborations
Community builders & enthusiasts↓
Connect with other driving forces of the Baltic sustainability and innovation ecosystems. Build bridges, find synergies and explore new directions
Public sector decision makers↓
Meet startups ready to provide effective solutions for current sustainability challenges. Exchange ideas and follow the latest developments
From Strategy to Practice: How to Set the Right Sustainability Goals and Measure Impact?
KEYNOTE by Jānis Kauliņš, Partner at EY, Leader of Climate Change and Sustainability Services in the Baltics
Sustainable long-term value comes from a carefully crafted agenda. However, arriving at something that addresses a range of issues means breaking down organizational silos, increasing agility, improving innovations, and leveraging data to ramp up organizational performance.
Seat at the Table: The role of a Chief Sustainability Officer
PANEL DISCUSSION with Nora Pastore, Signet, and Maija Abolina - Tomsone, Ziemeļmeita Consulting and Inese Dose, Enefit. Moderated by Gunita Kuļikovska - Ķiesnere, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences.
Appointing someone as a Chief Sustainability Officer suddenly does not improve the organization's credibility on sustainability and social issues. How to set up this role for success in terms of traits, drivers, competencies, and experiences?
IMPACT Category Finalist Pitches
➔ Social initiatives: Oxylabs, Ancient Woods Foundation,Re-Use Centre
➔ Renewable energy: Aerones Engineering, Solarstone, Kurana
➔ Sustainable resources: UP Catalyst, Fusebox, TĀLAVA
➔ Sustainable supply chain: Marine Digital, THATDAY
➔ Sustainable cities & mobility: ECO BUS, Meredot, Tet
The Journey from 51 Billion tons of emissions per year to Zero
Bill Gates' founded Breakthrough Energy, supports cutting-edge research development, invests in companies that turn green ideas into clean products, and advocates for policies that speed up innovation from lab to market. Let's pick their brain in a fireside chat on their action-packed plan to create a world powered by clean energy.
Building a global category company in climate-tech from the Baltics
Aerones is the world’s leading robotic wind turbine blade inspection, maintenance and repair system. This Latvian team graduated world’s first class accelerator YCombinator and has the largest wind turbine industry players as customers, aiding their quest to make the wind energy industry more efficient. Early this year the team managed to secure additional 9mil investment allowing to scale the company further.
Could Aerones become the first climate-tech unicorn company coming out of the Baltics? Join us at this fireside to hear CEO learnings on building, maintaining, scaling company culture in a fireside with Aerones investor Andris K. Berzins, Partner at Change Ventures.
CHANGEMAKER Category Finalist Pitches
➔ Estonia: Mihkel Tammo, Karl Pärtel, Tarvo Õng
➔ Latvia: Daniels Truksans, Aija Pope, Laura Treimane
➔ Lithuania: Gediminas Kondrackis, Artūras Razbadauskas, Emilija Biteryte
The Shift: Sector Transformation Challenges and Opportunities
Let's talk sustainability in the industrial sectors. As more countries enact sustainability regulations, some may refer to regulations as the slowest form of taking action. However, corporate leaders must plan for the future now in order to meet the requirements in the coming years.
Empowering Women in Agrifood Pitching Event | EIT Food
PROGRAM PARTICIPANT PITCHES - in Latvian
Data Spotlight: Presenting the Baltic CleanTech Startup Space Today Report
KEYNOTE by Erki Ani, CEO at Cleantech Estonia
With a recognized need to speed up the maturation of CleanTech start-ups in this region, the Baltic CleanTech Startup will cover industries, trends, what founders are doing right, and what methodologies are still lacking to support their value proposition.
From Crisis to Capital: in Search of the Next €1B Climate Tech Company
Attracting interest from investors while trying to make the Earth a little more green is a quest many are trying to complete. What are investors looking for, and how are they separating future €1B companies from regular dreamers of a better future?
INNOVATION Category Finalist Pitches
➔ Enterprises: R8 Technologies, Fibenol, LITGRID
➔ Startups:Aerones Engineering, UP Catalyst, Solarstone
Good for Growth: Sustainability at the Core of Business Strategy
Business thinkers swear by sustainability as a business strategy fostering company longevity. What are you missing out on by not prioritizing it enough, and what advantages it brings to those ahead of the curve?
🥂 Networking & Drinks
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Our goal is to build an audience that grows into a community of Baltic sustainability and innovation leaders and builders. To ensure Forum attendees can seek inspiration from the stage content, finalist pitches and also other guests. The event is created for the curious, ambitious and hopeful sustainability innovation doers.