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Three Questions with Annabell Siem Mathiesen

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In our latest Three Questions feature, Mercer Norge CEO Annabell Siem Mathiesen dives into the evolving Norwegian pension picture and explores how long-term Norwegian investors will tackle systemic risks, such as water security and climate change, in the deacde to come.

In addition, Mathiesen discusses her Pinot Noir-inspired dream US vacation – the perfect compliment to the launch of AmCham’s Fall Wine Guide next week!

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Rising Leaders 2020-21 Edition Commencement

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AmCham and the US Embassy recently welcomed 17 new and 10 continuing Rising Leaders to our ongoing program, officially commencing the 2020-21 season. The meeting was hosted at Hard Rock Cafe, in strict accordance with the latest COVID-19 regulations.

Rising Leaders come from a wide range of personal, professional, and academic backgrounds. Sixteen countries are represented amongst the participants – a group that includes student leaders, diplomatic staff, young professionals, and entrepreneurs.

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UN FAO: Google and FAO launch new Big Data tool for all

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Anyone anywhere can access multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are, thanks to a new tool developed by Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Earth Map is an innovative and free-to-use Web-based tool to provide efficient, rapid, inexpensive and analytically cogent insights, drawn […]

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Mentorship Midway Meeting 2020

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“When working with competent colleagues, be prepared that their solutions will be different than what yours would have been. If it is done with ambition and inspiration within the frameworks, that is leadership.”

So declared guest leadership presenter Thomas Vogth-Eriksen, DNV GL’s Global Director of Certifications, during AmCham’s latest Mentorship Program gathering at Hotel Bristol. For the mid-point of the 2020 program, participants met in person – and in socially distanced fashion – to absorb leadership tips from Vogth-Eriksen, AbbVie Norway Country Lead Kirsti Nyhus, and one another.

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Published: September 23, 2020


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“Expect the Unexpected” – C-SPAN Journalist and Presidential Debate Moderator Steve Scully Joins Nordic AmChams for a Special Election Update

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In a dynamic US Election Series session, AmCham Norway and fellow Nordic AmChams hosted one of Washington’s most seasoned political journalists, C-SPAN’s Steve Scully, for an inside look at the upcoming presidential election.

Scully led off by letting attendees know that they should simply “expect the unexpected,” something the highly experienced newsman noted was informing his preparations for moderating the October 15 town hall format Biden-Trump debate.

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Published: September 23, 2020


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