Session 6

Green Transformation, Climate and ESG Management

The mining and metallurgical industry are one of the three largest emitters of greenhouse gases. Green transformation, climate management and mining waste management are important for protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development. The transition to carbon neutrality will require huge investments in new products and energy technologies. The stability of the tax burden and the tax environment is an important factor affecting the investment planning and "green" development of Mining companies.

  • Review of changes in environmental regulatory requirements in Kazakhstan.
  • State incentives to stimulate the "green" transformation of the mining industry and the transition to carbon neutrality in Kazakhstan.
  • Establishing transparency and sustainability of supply as key principles of the "green economy".
  • Experience in implementing ESG principles in the mining industry.
  • Identification of potential opportunities and evaluation of the effectiveness of decarbonisation technologies in the mining industry.
  • Creation of renewable energy sources for mining.
  • Use of CO2 monitoring and capture technologies at mining and metallurgical enterprises.
  • Projects aimed at decarbonisation of production – successful experiences.
  • Transition to a circular economy to improve the management of resources, materials and waste.
  • Experiences in introducing new standards for land reclamation and post-mining reconciliation.
  • Development of the market for carbon units (VCM).

David Pearce
Principal Engineer - Carbon Reduction & Operational Efficiency
SRK Consulting

16:00 - Solutions for the sustainable development of industrial manufacturers. ESG from words to deeds

Alexey Nuzhnyy
Managing director

16:10 - The value of your ESG data in your digital transformation journey

Chris Parry
Datamine VP ESG

16:20 - Schneider Electric solutions in the context of the ESG agenda

Yevgeniy Gritsenko
Power Systems Director Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan
Schneider Electric

16:30 - Developing a practical Carbon Reduction strategy

David Pearce
Principal Engineer - Carbon Reduction & Operational Efficiency
SRK Consulting

16:40 - Kounrad SX-EW Operation – A Scientific Approach To The Project Closure

Dilnara Aitekenova
Head of Environment Department
Sary Kazna / Central Asia Metals

16:50 - Renewables as a tool of mining industry decarbonisation

Yelena Borovikova
Environmental Specialist
Wardell Armstrong International

17:00 - Sustainable development strategy at a gold mining company

Lawrence Rossouw
Chief Executive Officer

17:10 - Energy Efficiency, Energy Saving and Decarbonization Program at Kazatomprom

Telman Shuriyev
Head of production asset management
NAC Kazatomprom

17:20 - Man-made disasters at tailings: Engineering and geological features of the formation of tailings

Chingiz Sadykov

17:30 - The increasing importance of social license to operate (SLO) in Kazakhstan

Zhanar Faizuldayeva
Environmental and Social Consultant