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Social & Environment Society – Webinar: Financing Mining Projects Under The Equator Principles – Large Changes Ahead

Equator Principles 4 (EP4), an environmental and social risk management framework adopted by financial institutions, comes into effect October 1.

Date: Monday 26th October 2020

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm AEDT

2:00pm – 3:00pm AEST

2:30pm – 3:30pm ACST

12:00pm 1:00pm AWST

Digital Tech Talk: Online

Presenter:

Gavin Scott – Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Cost:

AusIMM Member – Free

Non Member – $20.00

Register Now

Please note: Registrants who cannot join the digital tech talk at the scheduled time will receive a link to the recording to watch at a later time convenient to them.

Talk Overview

The sustainability implications for resources projects, highlighted in EP4 and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, are becoming increasingly important for companies to address. 

As sole legal counsel to the Equator Principles Association for the review of the new version, we are uniquely positioned to provide insight on ESG and the new EP4 requirements in the areas of human rights, climate change and biodiversity and the practical impacts. We invite you to join us as our lawyers discuss the potential impact on resources projects and provide answers to your questions.

About the Speakers

Gavin Scott is a corporate and resources partner based in Brisbane who specialises in the development of natural resources projects. He is a well-recognised expert in developing strategies to manage social, human rights and governance risks  to projects, particularly those related to community impact, native title / first nations issues and cultural heritage.  He has over 20 years’ experience of developing natural resources projects in Australia, PNG and Indonesia. He has been involved in many of Australia’s key hard rock and gas projects, including in Queensland’s CSG to LNG industry from its inception.  He has also advised on the development of major gas pipelines, linear infrastructure, solar and wind farms, as well as agribusiness and residential development projects.

 

 

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