TENEX and Nexia Pacioli hold VII Round table on Sustainable Development
On July 1, 2021, the VII Round Table on Sustainable Development organized by TENEX and Nexia Pacioli took place. The key topics for discussion this year were the climate agenda and greenhouse gas emissions management.
Representatives of the business and expert communities took part in the event. The speakers shared their opinions on a wide range of topics related to carbon footprint assessment, supply chain sustainability, ESG reporting and other sustainable development issues.
In her welcoming speech, the Head of the Sustainable Development and Communications Department of TENEX, Alexandra Yustus, noted: “Every year we broaden the agenda of the Round Table so as to include the most relevant and significant topics. It is obvious that supply chain sustainability and carbon footprint evaluation are coming to the fore in business today”.
The presentation of Igor Radovskiy, Head of the Business Information Support Unit of TENEX, touched upon issues of supply chain sustainability.
Mikhail Yulkin, Director General of CarbonLab, spoke about the main approaches to calculating, verifying and regulating the carbon footprint. Nexia Pacioli expert Grigory Khvorostyanov presented the world's leading trends in the area in his report “International data networks and software in carbon footprint assessment projects”.
Anna Karabach, Function Lead at the Strategic Planning Department of Norilsk Nickel, and Vasily Andreev, Project Manager at the Strategy and Investment Block of Inter RAO, shared their practical experience in implementing carbon footprint assessment initiatives.
In the final block of presentations Nexia Pacioli expert Igor Sidelnikov spoke on the topic “Relevant requirements for ESG reporting and management practices”.
Summing up the results of the meeting, Yulia Emelyanova, Nexia Pacioli partner, thanked the participants and stressed: “Events such as this one play an important role in the exchange of experience among sustainable development professionals from different sectors of the economy. I welcome the fact that both companies and experts are willing to share their experience and innovative solutions with other members of the professional community. This gives optimism and allows us to hope for a quick adaptation of the Russian economy to the growing ESG requirements and the maintaining of its competitiveness in world markets”.