"Impact Innovations Across Industries" - Unmissable Warm-Up Event in Lithuania This Friday.
Last week's warm-up event in Tallinn, held at the vibrant Nexpo and Cleantech Estonia 2023 End of the Year Meetup in partnership with Beamline Accelerator, set an enthusiastic tone for the upcoming Baltic Sustainability Awards in Vilnius. Reflecting on the insights and connections fostered in Tallinn, we eagerly anticipate a similar burst of innovation and dialogue in Lithuania.
On Friday, November 24, from 09:00 to 12:00, Rockit Vilnius will host an electrifying event spotlighting Lithuania's significant strides in sustainability. In partnership with Rockit Vilnius, KIIND Agency, and other esteemed partners, this gathering is more than a mere precursor to the Awards; it's a critical platform for discussing Lithuania's achievements and challenges in this crucial field.
Lithuania's Sustainability Landscape: A Staggering Reality
Energy Transition and Challenges: Lithuania has been at the forefront of the clean energy transition, witnessing a remarkable increase in the use of renewable energy. However, the journey is not without its hurdles. Since 2000, the country has seen a 9% rise in total energy-related CO2 emissions, primarily from the transportation sector. This stark reality underscores the urgent need for innovative solutions.
The Road Ahead: Echoing Fatih Birol, IEA Executive Director, Lithuania's path forward hinges on amplifying investments in clean energy technologies such as hydrogen, offshore wind, and energy storage. These steps are crucial for enhancing the nation's energy security and competitiveness.
2050 Vision: Ambitiously, Lithuania aims for 100% electricity generation from renewable sources by 2050. This goal necessitates a flexible and sustainable energy system capable of accommodating the variability of renewable energy sources.
Event Highlights: Insights and Innovations
Panel Discussion: Dive into an insightful panel discussion with leading sustainability figures such as Audronė Alijošiutė-Paulauskienė, Auste Valikonyte, and Vaidas Lukosevicius. Explore the critical "Why, How, What" of corporate sustainability and its impact across industries.
B-Corp Workshop: Engage in an informative workshop on B Corp certification led by Zane Valujeva from KIIND Agency. This session will unravel the journey to achieving this esteemed mark of sustainable business practice, highlighting its significance in today's corporate landscape.
Who Should Attend
This event is an unmissable opportunity for individuals passionate about sustainability, forward-thinking business leaders, curious students, dedicated educators, and professionals from various sectors. The free event offers a unique chance to engage with decision-makers and thought leaders shaping sustainable practices across the region.
Join us in Vilnius for this crucial dialogue and action-oriented session. Your participation is vital in molding a sustainable future for Lithuania and the broader Baltic region. For more information and to participate in this transformative event, visit the BSA Vilnius Event Page.
The Baltic Sustainability Awards are proudly hosted by Helve in collaboration with founding partner Rimi Baltic and supported by EY Baltic, Luminor, Virsi, Eleport, Danone, and Riga City Council. This event is not just a gathering; it's a catalyst for sustainable change in the Baltic region.