On June 18, Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia (FICIL) and KPMG Latvia will hold a discussion with Mr. Artūrs Toms Plešs (Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development), Ieva Tetere (CEO SEB Latvija), Edvards Kušners (Head of Sustainability at Bank of Latvia), Reinhold Schneider (Chief Executive Officer at Schwenk Northern Europe), Evija Šturca (Partner KPMG Latvia and FICIL Board member) and Romāns Astahovs (Managing Director at Vastint Latvija). The discussion will be moderated by Oskars Priede.

Basis of the discussion will be KPMG/FICIL study on business sector and public sector readiness for green economy development in the near future. Businesses (both foreign and local capital) outlined their approach to sustainability issues, as well as highlighted factors that hinder successful cooperation with the public sector. The first part of the discussion will focus on how the public and private sector tackle sustainability issues, second part of the discussion would focus on the cooperation among public and private sectors to reach sustainability goals.  

The link for the live stream of the event is available below (click on picture):