Programme

RUSSIA’S GREEN AGENDA: A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH TO DRIVE RUSSIAN PRODUCTIVITY AND COMPETITIVENESS

Russia’s New Horizons
Panel
PEPSICO CAFÉ

Moderator:
Elena Lazko , Partner, Head of Green Agenda Programme, Deloitte

Panellists
Sergey Donskoy , Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Andrei Elinson , Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Basic Element
James Rosenfield , Cofounder, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA); Senior Vice President, IHS
Natalia Khanjenkova , Managing Director for Russia, EBRD
Alexander Chuvaev , Executive Vice President, Head of Russia Division, Fortum Corporation
Evgeny Shvarts , Director of Conservation Policy, World Wildlife Fund - Russia
Isaac Sheps , President, Baltika Breweries


Mikhail Akim , Vice-President for Strategic Development, ABB
Vsevolod Gavrilov , Director of Projects Management Directorate in Energy Saving and Nature Directorate, Sberbank
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)

Key moments

In the West, we see that many businesses are moving toward environmentally friendly production, and not just to comply with the law, but because this helps them maintain their competitive niche, as consumers are now demanding that companies operate according to completely different standards.
Andrei Elinson
Global green energy is beginning to shift from the developed world to the developing world, and increasingly in the next decade this is going to be a developing market story.
James Rosenfield
An important new area that really needs our support is the development of energy service companies, which can earn a return on their investments through savings in energy consumption.
Natalia Khanjenkova
Russia is emerging now into this world, into this clean and renewable energy world, where it plays a very small role but has a very high potential.р
James Rosenfield
Еhe diversity and abundance of our natural resources allows us to have an impact on global processes, including environmental protection.
Sergei Donskoy