Rudersdal Municipality: Talk by Connie Hedegaard on green transition of business and New Year’s banquet

On 26 January 2023, Rudersdal Municipality invites you to an event about green transition of business in Rudersdal Municipality and the annual New Year’s banquet with a celebration of the municipality's gazelle companies.

The journey towards green transition of business and industry with Connie Hedegaard

How do we set the right framework for sustainable business life in Rudersdal? Which partnerships make sense so we together succeed with the complex climate agenda and the green solutions?

Meet guest speaker Connie Hedegaard, who is the chairman of the green think tank Concito and former EU climate commissioner and minister, when Rudersdal Municipality invites you to a dialogue about how we create the right framework for sustainable businesses. 

Connie Hedegaard gives her suggestions on what politicians, businesses and institutions can do for the climate. You will also meet local DTU Science Park-companies, Chr. Hansen and Dall Energy, that work strategically with green initiatives.

Lastly, you will hear about the municipality’s recent climate plan.

New Year’s banquet

You are also invited to the annual New Year’s banquet with the presentation of the municipality’s annual business award and the celebration of the business community.

Come and get new inspiration and get the opportunity to netowork with other companies. 


The journey towards green transition of business and industry is from 14.00 to 16.45.

14.00 – 14.10: Welcome.

14.10 – 14.30: Rudersdal Municipality climate neutral from 2040 – an ambitious framework for the green transition by mayor Ann Sofie Orth.

14.30 – 15.00: Presentation by Connie Hedegaard.

15.10-15.40: Success with green conversion and sustainable business development – two DTU Science Park companies.
Presentation by Annemette Meisling, who is director of sustainability in one of the world’s most sustainable companies, Chr. Hansen. Presentation from the SME company Dall Energy.

15.40-16.20:  Business discussions in groups.

16.20-16.45: Collection and conclusion: How do we move forward together?

The New Year’s banquet is from 17.00 to 18.30

17.00 – 17.15: Welcome and New Year’s speech by mayor Ann Sofie Orth.

17.15 – 17.45: Presentation of prizes to the winners of Rudersdal Municipality’s Business Award and acceptance speech from the winners. Afterward, a celebration of the municipality’s gazelle companies.

17.45 – 18.30: Networking, bubbles and light climate-friendly food.

Sign up for one or both events here.

(Please note that the event will be held in Danish).