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Forum Summary: AmCham CFO Forum – September 2019

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AmCham welcomed invited financial leads to Discovery Networks Norway’s Nydalen offices for the latest edition of our CFO Forum. Discovery’s Henrik Stobbe spoke on the importance of financial leadership in industries undergoing rapid transformation, touching upon the evolution of media from linear to digital and the challenges that evolution has brought with it. Stobbe was followed by BI Norwegian Business School’s Paul Ehling, who spoke on the cash vs. investment debate, encouraging attendees to challenge the “cash is king” mentality.

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Forum Summary: AmCham Sustainability Forum – September 2019

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AmCham Sustainability Forum participants gathered at Orkla’s Oslo headquarters for the Q3 edition of the forum, which included presentations from Orkla’s Ellen Behrens and Oslo Business Region’s Claire McAree. Attendees discussed how companies can develop innovative, future-oriented sustainability strategies, underlining the importance of leadership and talent recruitment in meeting sustainability challenges along the way.

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American Wine Club: Bonterra Tasting

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Visiting organic wine pioneer Bob Blue led the American Wine Club and AmCham members through an exclusive tasting of Bonterra Vineyards diverse range of organic and biodynamic wines. Founded in 1987, Bonterra is a rising star in the American wine industry and was named Wine Enthusiast magazine’s American Winery of the Year in 2016.

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E24: Ingrid Sølvberg er ny toppsjef for Oljedirektoratet



Posted: 14.10.2019

Ingrid Sølvberg tar over som direktør i Oljedirektoratet etter Bente Nyland, ifølge en melding. Hun ble utnevnt av Kongen i statsråd fredag. Olje- og energidepartementet har ikke fastsatt hvilken dato hun skal ta over. Bente Nylands periode går imidlertid ut ved nyttår. Direktørstillingen i Oljedirektoratet lyses ut som åremålsstilling på seks år, med mulighet for […]


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Bloomberg: Record-Large Floating Wind Farm Set for Norway



Posted: 14.10.2019

Equinor ASA made a final decision to invest in floating wind turbines to power offshore oil platforms off Norway after the government agreed to subsidize a large part of the cost. Hywind Tampen will cost a total of almost 5 billion kroner ($550 million), it said in a statement on Friday. That’s in line with the state-controlled company’s […]


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Maritime Executive: Norway Releases Action Plan for Green Shipping



Posted: 14.10.2019

Norway has released an action plan for green shipping, saying that its maritime industry is a world leader in the development of low- and zero-emission solutions. The Government’s ambition is to reduce emissions from domestic shipping and fishing vessels by half by 2030. The report notes that with current technology, maritime transport is generally the […]


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