ARCT™ Methodology to Learn, Qualify and Access a Regulatory Library


Online training and workshops


Regulatory Library and insight in Case Studies. Web application and online services.


Qualification and Certification on a regular basis


ARCT™ - streamline your regulatory processes in the Artic.

ARCT™ «Make the right decisions from day one»

ARCT™ is Decison Support Tool to manage Risk, Compliance and Social Expectations. Our program will help business and stakeholders to better understand what it takes to do business in the Arctic.

  • Better informed decisions
  • Do it right the first time
  • Stop “no-go” projects earlier
  • Innovation and project profitability

The key to sustainable business success is working together

The worlds eyes are on the Arctic: Due to retreating sea ice, space becomes available for new activities such as shipping, industry and tourism. These activities offer new opportunities but also complex challenges such as pressure on people and environment.

With over 30 years’ experience in project risk management the team behind the ARCT.REGTECH™ methodology leads a research team in developing project management tools and strategies that maximize the benefits of resource development for northern communities while minimizing the social, economic, cultural, and environmental costs.

Sustainable Business

Is Sustainable Development in the Arctic Possible?


ARCT™ – Maximize benefits of development – Minimize social, economic, cultural, and environmental costs

ARCT.REGTECH™ is your collaborative key tool and working methods for protecting the environment and creating sustainable and profitable development as more and more countries and businesses turn their attention towards the North Pole

The Facts about The Artic market


Why is ARCT™ the future in sustainable business?

In the ARCT™ team we have representatives from all sides of doing business in the northern regions and in the Arctic. Our development of the ARCT.REGTECH™ methodology is based on more than 30 years of experience and our common goal of “doing it right” for the future of the next generations. ARCT co-operation partners are Innovation Norway, Ramboll, DNV GL, NINA and ASRC (Alaska).

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Karin Berentsen

ARCT™ project owner. 30 years wide-ranging international experience based on a Master Degree in Physics. Passion for responsible project development. <blockquote><em>"Society expects sustainable solutions and tools to localize the UN GOALS (SDGs)"</em></blockquote> The need for a "new way of working" was recognized as Regulatory Compliance Manager in Alaska on behalf of Statoil. Where I responded to significant interest in the Norwegian way of doing business and became an expert in comparing regulations. <i>"The tedious, million-dollar permitting business deserves better work processes and Stakeholder Engagement tools".</i><i style="color: #333333; font-family: Merriweather, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 18px;"></i>

Karin Berentsen - ARCT™ project owner and founder and CEO of ARCT AS
Cathrine Henaug

Research Director at The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) is Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research, with broad-based expertise on the genetic, population, species, ecosystem and landscape level, in terrestrial, freshwater and coastal marine environments. "We need to change the way we work on regulatory processes in the Arctic. We need to work smarter and more sustainable."      

Cathrine Henaug - NINA
Nils Arne Johnsen

Currently Director Industry and Economic Development Manager at Troms and Finnmark County Council.<li> Chair of ARCT Advisory board during the Innovation Norway project as Arctic Director for the Ramboll Group (2016 - 2018). “There is a need for a tool that qualifies business to understand what it takes to do business in the Arctic”. Ramboll has more than 400 experts across 21 offices who bring unparalleled knowledge of the Arctic area’s sensitive natural environment, societal considerations and special working conditions."

Nils Arne Johnsen - Rambøll
Hans Petter Dahlslett

Senior Principal Consultant, Environment Risk Management, provided significantly as an ARCT partner during the European Space Agency's Kick start study (2018 - 2019) and the Innovation Norway Project (2016 - 2018). DNV GL is an international accredited registrar and classification society headquartered near Oslo, Norway. The company currently has about 13,550 employees and 350 offices operating in more than 100 countries, and provides services for several industries including maritime, renewable energy, oil & gas, electrification, food & beverage and healthcare.

Hans Petter Dahlslett - DNV-GL
Lill Bente Hollstedt

Market Specialist. Expert knowledge and experience in design, market communication, strategy and marketing. Web design of and as WordPress expert. “Exciting to be part of a project that shapes the future way of doing business!”

Lill Bente Hollstedt - LinkedIn

Get your business started with ARCT™

Let us guide you in the Arctic with the ARCT™ tools and methods. Be part of a sustainable future in the Arctic.