This session discussed the ‘ties that bind’ the oil, gas, and mining sectors in Africa. Answering the question as to why in-house legal communities across these industries have not traditionally networked and shared best-practice? And how will 2021 represent a ‘New Dawn’ in African extractives?
Daniel Driscoll, VP Legal & Compliance, Endeavor Mining
Frans Baleni, Chairman of Petro SA & Former Gen. Secretary of National Union of Mineworkers
Our panel dissected various approaches and options in handling the disclosure burden when it comes to the ESG, climate-related, financial, diversity and community impact. Plus, solving the question of how can the role of in-house counsels manage this?
Panellists include EITI, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Anglo American & Kosmos Energy.
The experts from AngloGold Ashanti, United Bank for Africa Plc and Absa Group analysed the important issue of green and sustainable financing for extractives operations. All whilst exploring green and sustainable operations and navigating the demands of modern-day financing requirements.
The S in ESG is often to least discussed or analysed - this session explored this problem.
Our colleagues from leading companies highlighted that legal and sustainability departments work hand-in-glove to ensure maximum results and true benefit within the communities they serve.
Panellists included an Independent Lawyer, Ivanhoe Mines, Kalene Hill Resources & ICMM.
Our expert speaker Professor Raphael Heffron, Chair of Global Energy Law & Sustainability CEPMLP, University of Dundee helped us dissect renewable solutions including opportunities from recent renewable and sustainability advancements and developments impacting ESG and green credentials?