Nordic Council of Ministers


The Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM) is an intergovernmental organisation that facilitates cooperation among the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) and their self-governing territories. The NCM works to promote sustainable development, democracy, and social welfare in the region and beyond.

In the run-up to COP26, the NCM has been actively involved in promoting sustainable development and climate action. The NCM’s climate change manifesto, which was unveiled by Thinking Hat as part of their role as the communications partner, outlines the region’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to a low-carbon economy. The manifesto also highlights the importance of cross-border cooperation and the need for global action to address climate change.


As a result of Thinking Hat’s partnership with NCM, the organisation has been able to amplify its message of sustainability and climate action to a wider audience. The media coverage garnered by Thinking Hat’s announcement of the Nordic region’s climate change manifesto has helped to raise awareness of the region’s efforts and inspire others to take action on climate change with widespread national print coverage achieved in outlets including i News, The Independent, The Guardian, and the Evening Standard, as well as features on Sky News.

If the trend is to move in the right direction, then we must work together at regional as well as global level and include the business sector to a greater extent than ever before. Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers

Overall, the involvement of the Nordic Council of Ministers in COP26 underscores the importance of international cooperation and collaboration in addressing the urgent issue of climate change.