Day 1 – Sweden

Greetings from Her Excellency Ms. Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, Ambassador of Thailand to Sweden

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Accelerating Climate Actions Through Global Partnership

Topic : Accelerating Climate Action Through Global Partnership
Date : 26 Sep.2023 / 10.00-11.30 (CET) / 11.00-12.30 (EEST) / 15.00-16.30 (BKK)
Thailand has made significant progress in addressing climate change and committing to the implementation of  Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) economic policy, ranking as a leader in the ASEAN region on actions to tackle climate change. Despite accounting for less than 1% of global carbon emissions, Thailand remains among the top ten nations most vulnerable to long-term climate-related risks.

On the other side of the globe, the Nordic region has consistently been at the forefront of sustainable innovation. Media advocacy and innovation ecosystem builders have played crucial roles in addressing the climate crisis by raising awareness, disseminating information, fostering innovation, and promoting collaboration across sectors.

Recognizing the critical role of media, ecosystem development and global-local collaboration in overcoming sustainability challenges, there is an urgent need for ambitious climate actions to accelerate the journey towards the goals of the Paris Agreement as Thailand aims to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 and net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by or before 2065.  The objective of this session “Accelerate Climate Action through Global Partnership” is to demonstrate and learn from each other about the power of global partnerships in accelerating climate action, with a specific focus on the cooperation between Thailand and Sweden.

Highlights from the session :

  • The current climate situation and the next game-changing regulations/trends from both countries.
  • The challenges and opportunities of global partnerships and commitment.
  • The role of ecosystem builders and media advocacy in this crisis.
  • Business model cases, technologies, and best practices in the field from both countries.

Speakers :

Mr. Ingmar Rentzhog, CEO and Founder of We Don’t Have Time.

Ingmar is a serial entrepreneur within financial communication and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year 2020, and Green Warrior 2021. Ingmar Rentzhog has been the chairman of the environmental think tank Global Challenge. He is on the board of Naventus Corporate Finance. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force and he was in 2022 appointed a European Climate Pact Ambassador by the European Commission.

Dr. Kid Supachai Parchariyanon, CEO and Co-Founder of RISE

Dr. Kid is a serial entrepreneur who, at the age of 19, developed and sold the first mobile stock trading application for the Stock Exchange of Thailand (now #1 stock trading app in the country) in 2005. In 2011, he founded MCFIVA, a digital advertising agency that manages multi-million advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 companies in Thailand and Southeast Asia. In 2013, D2C Inc (Japan) – NTT Docomo Group of companies acquired a sizable stake in MCFIVA and invested in the company to expand into SEA. In 2016, he founded RISE, Corporate Innovation Powerhouse that works closely with large conglomerates and governments in Southeast Asia with the bold mission to lift up 1 percent of GDP for Southeast Asia. RISE has been working closely with leading corporates and government agencies across the region to assist them to innovate faster through its unique corporate accelerator, intrapreneur university, venture building services, and experiential conference. Since day one, RISE has been creating the global ecosystem for corporate innovation with a network of 400+ corporations, 2,000 + startups, and innovation communities across the globe in 40+ countries, contributing to a combined valuation of over $1 billion within the past four years. In 2020, RISE announced that it has raised USD 8 million in its Seed Round, which is considered as one of the largest seed rounds in Southeast Asia. Dr. Kid holds MS in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University and MD from Mahidol University. He is also the former President of Digital Advertising Association Thailand, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business Alumni and fellow and member of a number of professional associations in the US and Asia.

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