Programme

THE DOLLARS AND SENSE IN BETTER MANAGING THE RUSSIAN ENVIRONMENT

Realizing Russia's Competitive Edge
Panel Session
Pavilion 5, Conference Hall 5.1

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

Panellists
Mikhail Akim , Vice-President for Strategic Development, ABB
Madeleine Bergrahm , Head of Environmental and Social Responsibility EMEA, HP
Vsevolod Gavrilov , Director of Projects Management Directorate in Energy Saving and Nature Directorate, Sberbank
Andrei Elinson , Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Basic Element
Nuritdin Inamov , Director, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Maxim Nechaev , Director, Consulting, IHS Energy
Evgeny Shvarts , Director of Conservation Policy, World Wildlife Fund - Russia
Isaac Sheps , President, Baltika Breweries

Broadcast

Key moments

"One of the principles [in one of the “Green Economy” draft laws] is the manufacturer assuming responsibility at every stage of production. The manufacturer should be responsible for a product throughout its lifecycle".
Nuritdin Inamov
"Active work is now underway on associated oil gas ultisation, gas processing plants are being built, gas is being reinjected while and the entire (oil and gas) sector is now on a green path. Soon it won’t have such a ‘dark’ reputation as before".
Maxim Nechaev
"There are three key principles which we have found to be very important globally: shared responsibility, or fair allocation, control by authorities and quality standards for recycling".
Madeleine Bergrahm
"There is great demand in Russia for measures to support the electric car. (…) We believe that government support for electric cars is one of the ways of introducing this technology throughout the world".
Mikhail Akim