The Business Forum event between India and Denmark was held on Tuesday as a part of PM Modi’s visit to Denmark. The business leaders of Danish and Indian companies interacted in various meetings throughout the event, discussing wind energy, solar energy and other green technologies. PM Narendra Modi jointly participated with Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen, and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, in the India-Denmark Business Forum at the Confederation of Danish Industry.
PM Modi highlighted the complementary skill sets of both the economies and India’s business-friendly approach. He also urged the business leaders of both the countries to work in collaboration to take advantage of India’s enormous opportunities in areas like green technologies, cold chains, waste to wealth, shipping and ports, among others.
The Danish transport and logistics company DSV, which already has business in India, showed interest in such collaboration(s) to develop green technologies in India. Their Chairman Thomas Plenborg met the Indian Prime Minister at the event.
DSV is already working towards making operations sustainable for their clients, without losing out on service levels and operational efficiency by monitoring & reducing carbon emissions, practising proper waste management & recycling, as well as through product & service innovation. They are committed to fulfilling and promoting the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the United Nations Global Compact’s Ten Principles.
The two countries signed nine documents including key pact on migration and mobility. The event saw the participation of businesses from both countries in areas like Green Technology, Innovation and Digitization, Energy Independence and Renewable Energy, Water, Environment and Agriculture and Infrastructure, Transportation & Services.