The session will provide a platform for various parties on the natural capital and sustainable markets issues that are relevant to their area of expertise:
Business experts. Critical changes in the situation in corporate governance in 2020 (rethinking the concept of capitalism, climate change, etc.) and why use of natural and social capital, are especially pronounced in the mining industry?
Experts for Sustainable Development. The basin of Lake Balkhash is an integral ecosystem and for its well-being it is not important how we divided the management of the territories and what goals are set by individual stakeholders. Therefore, new missing mechanisms are needed to take into account the interests of the parties and increase natural capital productivity.
Extractive Business Companies Embedding sustainable mining practices in the core of business – what does it mean today? Success stories: sustainable business models, initiatives, projects' implementations and reporting.
Majlis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In general, there is a consensus among experts, international and government organizations that water ecosystem degradation are the result of poor management systems and ineffective interaction between stakeholders. There are many examples of successful cooperation in different countries on water basins restoration, on restoring water quality, fish populations and biodiversity.
After the panel presentations of the parties, the Moderator will invite the participants to express their opinion on the main issues:
- what forms of interaction between business and stakeholders will contribute to the conservation and efficient use of natural capital in Kazakhstan and
- how corporate governance should be transformed to meet environmental sustainability challenges?