5th Annual

Responsible Extractives Summit

June 23-24, 2014, London, UK
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Maximise Shared Value, Mitigate Social Risk 

Back for the 5th year, The Responsible Extractives Summit is the world’s leading meeting place for senior executives looking to put sustainability at the heart of their business operations

  • Maximise Shared Value: Achieve greater collaboration with host governments to aid development and secure political stability 
  • Mitigate Human Rights Impacts: Overcome the challenges to removing human rights risks from your security operations and supply chain
  • Optimise Social Risk Management: Hear the latest approaches companies are using to build trust with communities and minimise risk of social disturbance to operations 
  • Eliminate Water Risk: Learn the latest strategies to manage competing interests for water across operations
  • Ensure Financial Viability through Sustainability: Understand Investor, Lender and Insurer needs to make your company a low-risk venture 

Download BrochureTake a look at the new-look RES brochure

An unrivalled speaker line-up:

Robert Court

Rio Tinto
Robert Court
Global Head of External Affairs
Ramanie Kunanayagam

BG Group
Ramanie Kunanayagam
Group Head of Social Performance
Marcia Smith

Teck Resources
Marcia Smith
SVP Sustainability and External Affairs
Aidan Davy

International Council on Mining and Metals
Aidan Davy
Deputy President
Paula Luff

Hess Corporation
Paula Luff
Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility
Witold Henisz

Wharton School
Professor Witold Henisz
author of “Corporate Diplomacy”
Clare Beddington

Clare Bebbington
Group Head of External Affairs
Marcela Manubens

Marcela Manubens
Global Vice President for Social Impact
Julie Vallat

Total S.A.
Julie Vallat
Human rights Legal Counsel
Naseem Chohan

Gold Fields
Naseem Chohan
SVP, Sustainable Development
Mark Wall

Barrick Gold Corporation
Mark Wall
VP Asset Protection and Crisis Management
Charlotte Wolff-Bye

Charlotte Wolff-Bye
VP Sustainability - Strategy and Policy

Other Key points of Discussion:

  • Capacity Development: Hear about the most innovative, long-term and sustainable social investment project undertaken in the industry, and how you can leverage your core business operations to foster local economic growth and social development 
  • Biodiversity: Understand how to create a net positive impact on the environments that you occupy
  • Integrating Operational Management and Sustainability: Learn the techniques that companies are using the fuse the very essence of sustainability into their operational management and business model

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We put together some of the best in the business to share insight on how sustainable innovation and social responsibility is at the heart of their company.

Other senior executives speaking include:

  • Statoil, Charlotte Wolff-Bye, Vice President of Strategy and Policy – Corporate Sustainability
  • Barrick, Mark Wall, Vice President of Asset Protection and Crisis Management, Chair of the Voluntary Principles 
  • Blackrock, Amra Balic, Managing Director, Global Head of Governance and Responsible Investment
  • Chevron, Dennis Fleming, Project Director of Niger Delta Partnership Initiative
  • Bechtel, Tam Robert Nyujen, Global Head of Sustainability
  • J.P. Morgan, Paul O'Connor, Executive Director, Global Environmental and Social Risk Management
  • Gold Fields, Naseem Chohan, Senior Vice President – Sustainable Development
  • Munich RE, Astrid Zwick, Head of Corporate Responsibility

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This event brings together over 150 senior executives working in sustainability, external affairs, CSR and environment from leading extractive multinationals companies; along with the key government, civil society and association representatives this is the only place you need to be in order to witness the upward progress of the industry and learn how to be part of it

Three key reasons why you cannot afford to miss the RES 2014:  

  1. 13 cutting edge industry sessions: Independently researched and structured sessions built around the key issues and opportunities you currently face
  2. 200+ executive attendees: Meet face-to-face, share lessons-learnt and do business with your peers 
  3. Exclusive networking opportunities: Leverage this platform to increase awareness and build the essential network to move your sustainability effort forward

What people have said about previous Summits:

'An Inspirational event that has put our work in context and provided new insights for moving our efforts forward'

Anders Arvidsson, Vice President Strategy and Systems, Continental Africa, Anglo Gold Ashanti

“Excellent conference packed with high quality content and delivered by some great communicators”

Nigel Stephanson, General Manager, Sustainet

“A successful event”

Emily King, Senior Environmental Consultant, ERM


This will be the most worthwhile two days you spend out of the office all year!


  • Future-Proof your Sustainability and Social Risk Practices: after hundreds of hours of research this agenda hits on the most pertinent and pressing issues that are facing global extractive companies, their partners and communities
  • Cross-Sector Learning: This event brings together the best practitioners from oil, gas AND mining, to facilitate transfer of best practice and knowledge from two global industries
  • 200+ Senior-Level Executive Attendees: Meet face-to-face, share lessons-learnt and do business with your peers
  • Exclusive Networking Opportunities: Leverage this platform to increase awareness and build the essential network to move your sustainability effort forward
  • Fully Participatory Experience: This isn’t just another conference, we have ensured that this event is devoted to dialogue and for you to be part of the discussion and debate to make sure that you get your questions answered


Download BrochureSee the brand new features for 2014

Boris Petrovic
Project Director
Ethical Corporation
t: +44 (0) 20 7375 7527
Media Partners
Corporate Citizenship Briefing
CSR Resources
CSR Wire
Global Sustain
Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
The  Mining Industry Professionals group
Official Supporting Partners