ESG Challenges and Opportunities in the Mining Sector

5-9 October 2020
Digital event

ESG Week: Challenges and Opportunities in the Mining Sector

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Join us for a week of daily on-line panel discussions looking to identify the main opportunities and barriers companies are facing while aiming to operate in a more sustainable manner. These webinars 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

Investor Perspective on ESG


Chair:

Iain Duncan

Iain Duncan

Partner, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, Simmons & Simmons


Speakers:

Mike Barton

Mike Barton

Portfolio Manager, Orion Resource Partners

Natasha Braginsky Mounier

Natasha Braginsky Mounier

Retired partner, Capital Group

Michael Canfield

Michael Canfield

RI Leaders Fund Portfolio Manager, ManGroup

Rupert Krefting

Rupert Krefting

Head of Corporate Finance & Stewardship, M&G Investments

14:30

ESG Solutions


Chair:

Jane Joughin

Jane Joughin

Corporate Consultant (ESG), SRK Consulting


Speakers:

Ella Cullen

Ella Cullen

Founder & CMO, Minespider

Robert Pell

Dr Robert Pell

CEO, Minviro

Xavier Richard

Xavier Richard

COO, Mina Verde

Jamie Strauss

Jamie Strauss

Founder & CEO, Digbee ESG

John van Eeghen

John van Eeghen

CEO, Reality Check Systems

12:30

Underlying Risks and Rewards associated with ESG Factors


Chair:

Adrian Rimmer

Adrian Rimmer

Senior Advisor, Green Finance, London Stock Exchange Group


Speakers:

Paul Gurney

Paul Gurney

Managing Director, Equity Sales Europe, BMO Capital Markets

Chris Owen

Chris Owen

Partner, Simmons & Simmons

Jane Joughin

Jane Joughin

Corporate Consultant (ESG), SRK Consulting

Nabylah Abo Dehman

Nabylah Abo Dehman

Manager, Social Issues, Principles for Responsible Investment,

14:30

Managing ESG Narrative and Investor Expectations in the Mining Sector


Chair:

Rebecca Gudgeon

Rebecca Gudgeon

Partner, Head of ‘HS Sustain’, Hudson Sandler


Speakers:

Anton Butmanov

Anton Butmanov

Director for Sustainable Development, En+ Group

Ben Cleary

Ben Cleary

Portfolio Manager, Tribeca Global Nature Resources Fund

Iancu Daramus

Iancu Daramus

Senior Sustainability Analyst, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)

Ayuna Nechaeva

Ayuna Nechaeva

Head of Europe, Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group, Chair of Eurasia Market Advisory Group, TheCityUK

12:30

Closer Look - Company Case Studies


Chair:

John Merry

John Merry

Principal Consultant (ESG), SRK Consulting


Speakers:

Jack Cunningham

Jack Cunningham

Group Sustainability, Policy & Risk Director, Gemfields

Alexander Lemon

Alexander Lemon

President, Mkango

Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh

Managing Director, Lepidico Ltd

Jeremy Wrathall

Jeremy Wrathall

CEO, Cornish Lithium

14:30

ESG in the Fertilizer Industry


Chair:

Mark Garraway

Mark Garraway

Managing Partner, Instinctif


Speakers:

Andy Hemphill

Andy Hemphill

Senior Markets Editor, Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (ICIS)

Ibrahim Sagna

Ibrahim Sagna

Global Head & Director of the Advisory & Capital Markets, Afreximbank

Niels Wage

Niels Wage

CEO, Danakali

12:30

Panel 1: Closer Look - Company Case Studies


Chair:

Thomas Hoskyns

Thomas Hoskyns

Editor, Mining Journal


Speakers:

Tania Tchadaeva

Tania Tchadaeva

Director, Corporate Governance, Polymetal International

Victor Drozdov

Victor Drozdov

Head of Business Communications and Investor Relations, Polyus Gold

Mark Child

Mark Child

Chairman & CEO, Condor Gold

14:30

Panel 2: Closer Look - Company Case Studies


Chair:

Thomas Hoskyns

Thomas Hoskyns

Editor, Mining Journal


Speakers:

Olga Kalashnikova

Olga Kalashnikova

Head of Environment, Severstal

Nigel Robinson

Nigel Robinson

CEO, Central Asia Metals

Angelina Verba

Angelina Verba

Head of IR and Capital Markets, Uralkali

12:30

ESG, Strategy and the Long View


Chair:

David Trenchard

David Trenchard

Founder & CEO, David Trenchard Consulting


Speakers:

Yulia Chekunaeva

Yulia Chekunaeva

Director, Capital Markets, EN+ Group

Aidan Davy

Aidan Davy

Chief Operating Officer and Director, Environment Programme, ICMM

Adam Matthews

Adam Matthews

Co-Chair, Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), Director of Ethics & Engagement, Church of England

Eric Rasmussen

Eric Rasmussen

Director Natural Resources, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Namrata Thapar

Namrata Thapar

Global Head of Mining, IFC



*Please note that the Natural Resources Forum will be sharing all registration details including name, company, and email addresses with hosts Simmons & Simmons. By registering to attend any one of the webinars hosted during ESG Week: Opportunities and Challenges in the Mining Sector you hereby give consent for your contact details to be shared.

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