NEWS
26.10.2020

The fourth meeting of the Leadership Insight Series will be held on October 28, 2020, at 1:00 pm.  

As you know, the ICS Leadership Insights Series will answer such subjects as:

- Developing resilient and sustainable economies in the wake of COVID-19

- New alliances and geopolitical tensions; How to restart trade and travel?

- Has COVID-19 fundamentally changed global trade?

- What will the new global supply chains look like?

- Where does the decarbonization agenda sit post-COVID? 

We support, as one of the key sponsors of GISBIR, the meetings moderated by ICS President Esben Poulsson. 

The subject of the fourth meeting: Where Does Shipping’s Decarbonisation Agenda Sit In A Post-COVID-19 World? 

Some of the topics of the meeting are as follows;

- Will decarbonization be collateral damage from COVID-19 or is it still on the agenda?

- Will the low oil price, impact the decarbonization agenda for shipping?

- What is the effect of the low oil price on the proposed R&D fund?

- How can companies innovate against a backdrop of global uncertainty and recession?

- What new financing models will be required to de-risk investments?

- Will governments shift focus away from climate targets whilst they focus on restarting their economies, or will ‘building back better’ be the route to economic growth?

- How will governments and regional blocks use policy to catalyse change? 

Speakers of the meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 13:00:

-       Emanuele Grimaldi, MD Grimaldi Group

-       Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO

-       Guy Platten, Secretary-General of ICS 

-       Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Director, Sustainability, Technology, and Outlooks, IEA

-       Rasmus Bach Nielsen, Global Head of Fuel Decarbonisation, Trafigura Group Pte Ltd 

To participate in the meeting online, you can register from the link below;

https://bit.ly/2XW0zQ6