Imagine being able to effectively measure the contribution to a balanced ESG agenda in your organisation, where you collect and leverage new and existing data in a strategic way? What if you knew how technologies could be featured in innovative business models to make an environmental difference and push diversity and inclusion in the business sphere?

The opportunities provided by technology and increasingly larger data foundations have further challenged the measures that organisations use to report on their ESG goals - It can help move you from vague statements to implementing concrete initiatives.

KPMG and our NewTech Service Line are happy to invite you to our bi-annual Tech Harbour event where you can join our office in Nordhavn for some great food (vegan/dietary options) and drinks while hearing about the opportunity’s technology can provide for your ESG agenda. Furthermore, there will be opportunities to discuss and network with like-minded peers on technology, ESG and everything in-between.

We will hear how Novo Nordisk have implemented concrete ways to measure and drive the ESG agenda as well as implemented strategic efforts to help sustain them. Moreover, we will hear from Denominator who offer the largest standardized dataset on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as well as from Reel Energy who offer organisations an easy and responsible way to reduce carbon emissions.

Practical information

Date and time: Thursday 26 January 2023 at 16.30-20.30. Arrival between 16.30-17.00 and networking between 19.30-20.30.

All rights to make changes are reserved. The organizer also reserves the right to accept the participants for the event.

Target audience: Leaders from all levels and industries, consultants within Sustainability and ESG, students with an interest in ESG, municipal employees with responsibility for the city and the environment.

The programme of the day

17.00 -17.05: Introduction by Michael Birkebæk Jensen

17.05-17.15: Can we measure ESG?: KPMG ESG Hub

17.15-17.45: Measuring DE&I: Denominator

17.45-18.15: Networking and food

18.15-18.45: Implementing and sustaining DE&I: Novo Nordisk

18.45-19.15: Tech creating a Reel energy change: Reel Energy

19.15-19.30: Q&A

19.30 - 20.30: Networking & snacks


Anders Meldgaard, Co-founder and CCO of Reel, Copenhagen
At Reel you buy electricity for your company from a new solar park, built as a consequence of your electricity agreement. You reduce your carbon emissions, get an attractive price, and take responsibility for the green transition.

Anders A.L. Rodenberg CEO at Denominator, Former head pf at Moody’s New York, USA
Denominator offers the largest standardized dataset for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. They cover more than 1,5 million public and private companies, 190+ countries, and 85+ industries on 650+ Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) specific data variables. The data and analytical insight drive the most comprehensive DEI rating models and indexed creating the global standard for measuring DEI performance.

Ida Nordkvist Permin, HR Business Partner, Novo Nordisk
Ida is an HR Business Partner at Novo Nordisk with a specific role as the “D&I” champ – she also wrote her Master’s Thesis on the subject and is therefore on the forefront of what works and what doesn’t. She will introduce us to how Novo Nordisk works with D&I and challenge the assumption that the S in ESG can’t be measured.

Michael Birkebæk Jensen, Partner, KPMG
Michael is Partner in the Impact Hub where he oversees the ESG Service Line among others. He has previously been the Partner of NewTech which is why he knows exactly how technology can help drive the ESG agenda.

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