ESG Challenges and Opportunities in the Mining Sector

4 June 2020, 12:30 - 18:00
Simmons & Simmons, Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, EC2Y 9SS

ESG Challenges and Opportunities in the Mining Sector

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Join us for a chairman-led afternoon event with a series of panel discussions looking to identify the main opportunities and barriers for companies aiming to operate in a more sustainable manner. The event will also focus on what responsible investors are looking for and how companies are changing in the current environment.

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Agenda

12:30

COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

13:10

CHAIR WELCOME

David Trenchard

David Trenchard

Chairman of the Advisory Board, Highgate Capital Management

13:10

PANEL DISCUSSION: Investor Perspective on ESG

Mike Barton

Mike Barton

Portfolio Manager, Orion Resource Partners

Natasha Braginsky

Natasha Braginsky

Former Global Head of ESG, Retired Partner of Capital Group

Michael Canfield

Michael Canfield

RI Leaders Fund Portfolio Manager, ManGroup

Thomas Streater

Thomas Streater

Founder, Streater Investment Research

13:40

PANEL DISCUSSION: Underlying Risks and Rewards associated with ESG factors

Nabylah Abo Dehman

Nabylah Abo Dehman

Manager, Social Issues, Principles for Responsible Investment

Paul Gurney

Paul Gurney

Managing Director, Equity Sales Europe & Asia Pacific, BMO Capital Markets

Сhris Owen

Сhris Owen

Partner, Simmons & Simmons

Xavier Richard

Xavier Richard

COO, Solicaz International

14:20

PANEL DISCUSSION: Closer Look - Company Case Studies

Mark Learmonth

Mark Learmonth

Chief Financial Officer, Caledonia Mining

Alexander Lemon

Alexander Lemon

СEO, Mkango

Nigel Robinson

Nigel Robinson

СEO, Central Asia Metals

Jeremy Wrathall

Jeremy Wrathall

СEO, Cornish Lithium

15:00

TEA BREAK

15:20

PRESENTATION

Doug Johnson

Doug Johnson

Lead Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services team, EY

15:40

PANEL DISCUSSION: Closer Look - Company Case Studies

Jack Cunningham

Jack Cunningham

Group Sustainability, Policy & Risk Director, Gemfields

Victor Drozdov

Victor Drozdov

Head of Business Communications and Investor Relations, Polyus

Alya Samokhvalova

Dr Alya Samokhvalova

Deputy CEO, Petropavlovsk

Tania Tchadaeva

Tania Tchadaeva

Director, Corporate Governance, Polymetal International

16:20

PANEL DISCUSSION: ESG, Strategy, and the Long View

Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP

Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP

Former Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group on Corporate Governance

Adam Matthews

Adam Matthews

Co-Chair, TPI, Director of Ethics & Engagement, Church of England Pensions Board

Eric Rasmussen

Eric Rasmussen

Director Natural Resources, EBRD

17:00

DRINKS & CANAPE RECEPTION

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Speakers

Venue

Simmons & Simmons
CITYPOINT, 1 ROPEMAKER STREET, EC2Y 9SS