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Webinar Series

Mining, Climate Change & Corporate “Net Zero” Commitments

Global Mining Group
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In response to growing concerns over climate change, mining companies are increasingly adopting voluntary “Net Zero by 2050” commitments in respect of their GHG emissions.  But it is not always clear what “Net Zero” commitments mean, what it will take for mining companies to meet them, and what risks are being run by adopting a voluntary commitment and potentially failing to meet it, or – perhaps worse -- being accused of “greenwashing” if such commitments are met in ways that are viewed as questionable.

This webinar will provide actionable insights on why mining companies have begun adopting “Net Zero” commitments, their experience in operationalizing such commitments and in measuring their performance, the carbon accounting principles that inform how such voluntary efforts may be assessed by ESG investors, regulators and climate activists, recent trends in climate change litigation, as well best practice guidance on implementation alternatives such as onsite fuel-switching, corporate power purchase agreements for renewable energy, and participating in voluntary carbon offset markets.  This program will be moderated by Tanneke Heersche.

Kai AldersonEmilie Bundock

Guest Speakers:
Lisa DeMarco, Senior Partner and CEO , Resilient LLP


  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (ET) Webinar and Q&A


This event is only available by webinar

Note: This programme contains 1.5 hours of Substantive content for the purposes of the Law Society of Ontario's annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements .

For the Law Society of British Columbia’s annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements: the session has been loaded as part of a series, titled “Global Mining Group Webinar Series – October 2021” and will be available for claiming through the LSBC CPD website as of October 31, 2021.

For CPD/CLE in other jurisdictions, please contact your local Law Society.

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Nick Fan Marketing Events Specialist


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