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SI talk 1 - Sustainable strategies

Date 20 January 2022 Add to calendar
Time 10:00-11:00
Venue Microsoft Teams
Fee Free

CLS welcomes you to our Sustainability Talks, a part of our Sustainability Initiative in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden, Business Sweden, AICEP and our corporate partners, with the purpose of bringing Swedish and Portuguese entities to the fore and present how they have innovated and incorporated sustainability into their operations in an effective way.

Talk 1: Sustainable Strategies  
How can we all create a positive impact on society in managing profitable businesses, sustainable organisations and leading key governmental areas forward?
This webinar will be held in English.

Join us in the discussion and challenge our panellists with your questions during the talk!


Helena Pilsas, Ambassador of Sweden to Portugal
Helena Pilsas
Ambassador of Sweden to Portugal

Ambassador of Sweden to Portugal since 2017. Also non-resident Ambassador to Cabo Verde and Guinea Bissau. Law graduate with more than 30 years experience from the Swedish Foreign service having worked i a  at the Embassy of Sweden in Estonia, as Head of the Nordic-Baltic Section of the EU Department, as Stockholm based Ambassador to Bulgaria and Director for the Diplomatic Training Programme. 

Joana Balsemão, Executive Councillor for Environment and Citizenship at Cascais Municipality
Joana Balsemão
Executive Councillor for Environment and Citizenship at Cascais Municipality

Joana, is trained in International Relations (BS) and Environmental Change and Management (MSc, Oxford University). She has over 20 years of experience in the field of sustainability both in government (local, national and EU level) and the non-profit sector.


Ricardo Zózimo
Ricardo Zózimo
Assistant Professor of Management at NOVA SBE

With focus on understanding how organizations create and manage the connection with sustainable development objectives (or SDGs). Adopting an entrepreneurial learning perspective, he studies in particular the key processes associated with creating a positive impact on society in the management of profitable businesses.


Rosário Trindade, Board Member CLS
Rosário Trindade
CLS Board member - moderator

Member of the CLS Board of Directors, Corporate Affairs and Market Access Director at AstraZeneca Portugal as well as President of Fundação AstraZeneca. Holds a Masters in Economics and previous occupations include Reimbursement Director at the HTA Agency, INFARMED.

This talk is the first out of four that the CLS is arranging during 2022 under the Sustainability Initiative- This webinar series aims to share insights and knowledge; to present and discuss strategies for dealing with different challenges faced by governments, organisations and businesses for a more sustainable future.

The following talks will treat the subjects of Sustainable digitalization, Renewable Energy and Sustainable production. The webinars are free and open to everyone, CLS members as well as non-members. 

After registering for the event you will be sent an invitation with a link that enables you to participate via Microsoft Teams. 

We look forward to seeing you online - Welcome!

the Sustainability initiative talks are made partnership with

CLS - the Swedish Portuguese Chamber of Commerce
Embassy of Sweden in Lisbon
Business Sweden Portugal
AICEP - the Portuguese trade & investment council
AstraZeneca Portugal
Ericsson Portugal
Penice Ocean Watch
Volvo Cars Portugal
Universal Kraft
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