Helle Bank Jorgensen

Helle Bank Jorgensen

Company: Competent Boards

Job title: CEO and Founder


Helle Bank Jorgensen is an internationally recognized expert on sustainable business practices, with a 30-year record of turning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks into innovative and profitable business opportunities. She works with many global Fortune 500 board members and executives, as well as smaller companies and investors.

Helle is the founder and chief executive officer of Competent Boards, which offers online climate and ESG programs that draw on the experience of over 180 renowned board members, executives, and investors. Hundreds of directors and senior executives have enrolled in these programs to mitigate the risks and seize the opportunities presented by ESG and climate change.

A regular keynote speaker at major events, Helle is also the author of the newly published book Stewards of The Future: A Guide for Competent Boards, an Amazon bestseller.



PANEL: Business actions for a nature-positive planet 11:20 am - 12:10 pm

Talking points: Measuring, managing and mitigating impacts on nature What Biodiversity Net Gain looks like in practice Financing biodiversity: How can we bridge the gap? Chaired by Nadine McCormick, Manager, Climate Action, WBCSDRead more

stream: Biodiversity & nature-based solutions
day: Day 2 - 2 March 2023