What we do

We are a business driven climate initiative. Our goal is to help Norway reach its climate goals for 2030.

Big Climate Shifts | Projects | Principles for Sustainable Business

Big Climate Shifts

What big changes must Norway go through to make sure we cut our emissions by 55 percent by 2030, and at the same time create competitive advantages for Norwegian businesses? Skift brings together Norwegian top executives to point out the possibilities of a zero-emission society, and the tools we need to get there.

Circular Economy

Store klimaskift sirkulær økonomi

On a globe with finite resources, and an ecosystem pushed to its limits, businesses have to become circular.

Read more

Construction and Buildings

Sametinget Karasjok Foto Trond Isaksen

Better utilization of the buildings we already have and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are the most important measures for a greener construction and buildings sector.

Read more

Climate Change Adaption

Foto Fremtind gronn

The Norwegian climate is changing. The business community in Norway must address this already today.

Read more

Urban Development

Illustrasjon Asplan Viak og MAD Arkitekter

We must shift urban development from measures that we believe will pay off in the future, to measures that we know reduce emissions here and now.

Read more

Transport and Mobility

Store klimaskift transport og mobilitet

Zero emission technology, optimization and changed habits. In a sustainable society, transport needs will be met in new ways.

Read more


Store klimaskift finans

Long term investments demands long term perspectives. The finance industry manages the pension funds of millennials. This has implications for everyone doing business.

Read more


Store klimaskift energi

Norway needs new export industries. Zero emission fuels, and the technology to use it for long distance shipping, should be one of them.

Read more

Green Digitalization

Store klimaskift grønn digitalisering

Through the pandemic, the shift towards a more digitally connected world is quickening. With it comes a potential for huge cuts in emissions, spending and land use.

Read more


Many of our members and partners have come together to collaborate on certain focus areas. The projects are lead by our members, with support from the secretariat and our partners ZERO and WWF Norway.

Skift to nature (Skift til natur)


Loss of nature and biodiversity is a large problem and contributes to climate emissions. We want to change the current trend of monoculture lawns towards more nature and biodiversity.

Read more

Carbon accounting

Klimaregnskap 2020 2021

Skift's members promote standardized and mandatory climate reporting in Norway.

Read more

Green purchasing

Skjermbilde 2021 02 22 kl 21 27 37

Let your purchasing requirements benefit the climate, nature, and people while facilitating innovation and competitiveness. The 10 principles for green purchasing are intended to be a simple guide to which all enterprises can aspire.

Read more

Renewable Svalbard

Skift Svalbard

Norway’s only coal-dependent community is located where climate change is happening at the fastest rate. Could it be a showcase for renewables instead?

Read more

Podcast - Climate Optimists

Erik og Jens Klimaoptimistene

Erik Solheim and Jens Ulltveit-Moe invite inspiring personalities from Norway and aroud the world to share their perspectives on climate solutions.

Read more

Climate Neutral Nordic

Norden och eu 1 800px

The Initiative Climate Neutral Nordic is a joint venture between Nordic governments and Nordic businesses. Together we aim at strengthening Nordic competitiveness and contribute to making the Nordic region the most sustainable and integrated region in the world.

Read more

Circularity Gap Report

Skjermbilde 2021 01 14 kl 15 56 36

How can Norway become a pioneer in the circular economy? We have contributed to preparing a "Circularity Gap Report" for Norway that shows the way.

Read more



Skifts members will use their purchasing power to increase demand for zero emission utility transport.

Read more

Showcase Oslo


Good city infrastructure is in itself an enormously potent climate solution. Oslo wishes to be at the forefront of climate friendly cities built for people.

Read more

Principles for Sustainable Business

Sign, implement, share and learn! Skifts principles for sustainable business are tools to get better at sustainability practises together.