Can green initiatives benefit your business?

May 19, 2021

The next Connect with AmCham webinar was devoted to sustainable business practices with senior executives from four industries: Karlis Cerbulis of NCH Advisors, Jakub Spryngl of Procter and Gamble, Ieva Tetere of SEB and Valdis Turlais of Rimi. The event was moderated by Linda Helmane, FICIL Executive Director. 

Speakers shared their green business strategies, ways to improve environmental performance and create a sustainable supply chain. Ieva Tetere, CEO of SEB Latvia informed how customers can get access to sustainable finance and the Green Loan that is offered to their corporate customers’ loan projects that meet the requirements of SEB Green Bond Framework. Jakub Spryngl, Country Leader Baltics of Procter & Gamble shared his company's best practices on real sustainability. Valdis Turlais, Country Managing Director of Rimi Latvia reported that Rimi has won 1st place in Latvia in Europe’s largest independent brand study on sustainability – Sustainable Brand Index™ – by becoming the winner of both this year’s food retail industry and the overall ranking. Karlis Cerbulis, representative of NCH Advisors in the Baltics shared his company's best practices in achieving green targets. He added that currently the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) has become the first and foremost part of their business strategy.

Connect with AmCham webinars aim to share knowledge of our members, as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis. If you would like to share best practices in your area of expertise that could be helpful for the international business community, we are here to listen and learn from you!

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