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Forum 2023

April 25th

Sustainability Forum unites industry leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and innovators to discuss current challenges and trends in sustainable innovation.




Together we will build a more sustainable economy and society

Sustainability Forum aims to bring together industry leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs and innovation representatives to discuss what challenges businesses and the ecosystem are facing today in particular, what sustainable innovations are trending, what are the most demanding innovations and where is the spotlight of investors today. 


It is a one-day conference exploring and introducing new ideas, achievements and questions in sustainable innovations, followed by Sustainable Innovation program startup pitches . It is a medium for ideas exchange, open debates and great networking.


We believe that by sharing and bringing the content, success stories and great ideas we can reach more and inspire the whole ecosystem in Lithuania and the Baltics.

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11:30 - 19:00 April 25, 2023


ROCKIT Vilnius, Gynėjų str. 14, Vilnius



April 25th, 11:30 - 17:30


Doors open, lunch snacks for everybody

  • Welcome

12:00 - 12:10

Welcome words

  • Lina Žemaitytė-Kirkman, Head of ROCKIT

12:10 - 12:55

Panel discussion: Bumpy road To Net-Zero: What Will Sustainability Look in 10 Years?

  • Moderator: Karolina Semionovaitė, Sustainability Officer at Swedbank Lithuania

  • Marius Vaščega, European Commission Representative in Lithuania

  • Vaida Markevičienė, Vice Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania

  • Elijus Čivilis, General Manager at Invest Lithuania

  • Erika Piirmets, Digital Transformation Adviser at e-Estonia

12:55 - 13:10

Keynote: Exploring the Landscape: Mapping the Emerging Sustainability Startup Ecosystem

  • Lina Žemaitytė-Kirkman, Head of ROCKIT

13:10 - 13:25

Keynote: Sustainability as a Driver of Economic Growth: The Role of the Ministry of Economy

  • Karolis Žemaitis, Vice Minister of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania

13:25 - 14:10

Panel discussion: Embedding Sustainability Across the Business

  • Moderator: Kamilė Mazrimė, Head of Communication & Partnerships at ROCKIT

  • Lilia Kouzmina, Head of Sustainability at Eastnine

  • Denis Gacicha, Country General Manager Baltics at Schneider Electric 

  • Pavel Ladziato, Head of Private Customer Division and Board Member at Swedbank Lithuania

  • Valentas Neviera, Head of Group Sustainability at Ignitis Group

14:10 - 14:25

Coffee break

  • Refresh!

14:25 - 15:10

Panel discussion: The Investor View: What Does the Ideal ESG Performer Look Like to Investors?

  • Moderator: Andra Bagdonaitė, Partner at FIRSTPICK

  • Greta Monstavičė, CEO & Co-Fouder at Katalista Ventures

  • Helery Pops, Co-Founder at Honey Badger Capital

  • Daiva Rakauskaitė, Chief Executive Officer at Lithuanian Business Angels Fund 

  • Vladas Lašas, Entrepreneur & Investor

15:10 - 15:55

Panel discussion: Green Entrepreneurs Gathering: Exploring the Vision for a Green Future

  • Moderator: Alex Gibb, Partner at Katalista Ventures

  • Žygimantas Zabieta, Co-Founder at Lectrium

  • Tarmo Virki, Brand Ambassador at Single.Earth

  • Ieva Vaitkevičiūtė, Founder & CEO at Mindletic

  • Vlada Musvydaitė, Founder & CEO at Walk15

15:55 - 16:10

Keynote: ESG Watch 2023: Keeping 1.5C alive

  • Sharon Kits Kimathi, ESG and Energy Editor at Reuters

16:10 - 17:30

Sustainovation Challenge: Final Showcase of Sustainable Innovation Program Startups

  • Startup pitches



  • Conversations to expand your network

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