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Agenda

All timings quoted in the UK time zone (BST). Please consider provisional and subject to change. All sessions will be recorded to watch on-demand after original date of broadcast until closure of the platform on July 31st 2021

12:30 - 12:50 BST
Words of welcome

Speaker:
Jumana Saleheen, Chief Economist and Head of Sustainability, CRU

12:50 - 14:40 BST
Keynote Presentations

13:00 - 13:20
How do the world’s leading steelmakers view the decarbonisation challenge?
Speaker:
Lourenco Goncalves, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland-Cliffs

13:20 - 13:40
What is the role of technological innovation in developing an effective decarbonisation strategy?
Speaker:
Pinakin Chaubal, Group Chief Technology Officer, ArcelorMittal

13:40 - 14:00
Sustainable decarbonisation strategies for the steelmaking supply chain
  
Speaker:
Huw McKay, Vice President, Market Analysis and Economics, Chief Economist, BHP

14:00 - 14:30
Panel Discussion and Live Q&A
Speaker:
Lourenco Goncalves, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland-Cliffs

Pinakin Chaubal, Group Chief Technology Officer, ArcelorMittal

Huw McKay, Vice President, Market Analysis and Economics, Chief Economist, BHP

Moderator:
Chris Asgill, Head of Steel, CRU

14:40 - 15:40 BST
Steel Consumer Insights

Senior representatives leading steel consumption markets discuss how considerations of carbon emissions are shifting procurement strategies.

Speaker:
Ida Krabek, Head of Global Sustainability, Ørsted
Michel Giordana, Director, Supply Chain, SNCF Réseau

16:10 - 17:30 BST
CRU Panel & Roundtables

  • CRU's leading steel value chain market experts provide global perspectives and insights on decarbonisation efforts across the supply chain with brief presentations followed by a panel discussion and live Q&A.  
  • What data and methodologies are needed to provide insight into the steel decarbonisation challenge?
  • What parameters can be used to define green steel?
  • What are the various pathways available to decarbonise the global steel industry?
  • What potential policy developments would support decarbonisation efforts in the steel value chain?
  • What concepts and frameworks could be developed to provide a view on potential green premiums?

Speaker:
Ben Jones, Managing Consultant, CRU
Sarah MacNaughton, Head of Steel Technologies and Sustainability, CRU
Paul Butterworth, Research Manager - Singapore, CRU

13:00 - 15:30 BST
Steel Decarbonisation Policy Discussion

Senior representatives of global policy makers and experts from around the world discuss their approaches to encouraging the decarbonisation of steel making and mining.  



13:00 - 13:40
Keynote presentation: The need for coordination between industry and policy makers to achieve steel decarbonisation
Speaker:
Nigel Topping, High Level Champion for Climate Action, COP26 (UN)

13:40 - 15:30
Panel Discussion: Designing policy to support decarbonisation of critical commodity value chains



What carrots and sticks available to policymakers to encourage industrial decarbonisation?

What carbon pricing mechanisms are required to make decarbonisation investment viable?

Should policy encourage decarbonisation front-runners or support late adopters?

Which regions will be the economic winners and losers from a decarbonised value chain?

Can policy consider global measures that matches the international nature of steel value chains?
Speaker:
Anne-Claire Howard, CEO, ResponsibleSteel
Åsa Ekdahl, Head of Environment and Climate Change, worldsteel
John Atherton, Secretary General, International Iron Metallics Association
Brett Smith, Senior Director of Government Relations, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)
Catherine Cobden, President & CEO, Canadian Steel Producers Association

16:00 - 17:30 BST
Steel Decarbonisation in Action

Senior representatives of steelmakers and leading technology providers discuss the options available to achieve decarbonisation of the steelmaking process.

What steps are the leaders in steel value chain taking to reduce emissions today?

How can energy supply to the steel value chain be made sustainable?

How can scope one emissions in raw material mining process be reduced?

What emissions improvements can be made to BOF and EAF steelmaking routes?

What proportion of steel production can be made using scrap or low emission feedstocks?

What actionable business decisions are available to actors in the value chain to act now to reduce emissions?

What future developments could dramatically change the picture?

What business models can make decarbonisation investments sustainable?

What partnerships and collaborations were required to ensure success?

Moderator:
Clarissa Lins, Founding Partner, Catavento Consultoria
Speaker:
Stephen Potter, Global Director – Strategy, Vale
Stefan Savonen, SVP Energy & Climate, LKAB
Annemarie Manger, Director of Sustainability, Tata Steel Europe

12:30 - 14:00 BST
Facilitating Investment in a Decarbonised Steel Value Chain

Representatives from across the finance and investment community discuss the tools available to enable the required in decarbonisation strategies.  


12:30 - 12:50
Keynote Presentation: How can financial institutions incentivise investments that will accelerate the transition to net zero?
Speaker:
Adam Matthews, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Church of England Pensions Board and Chair, Transition Pathway Initiative

12:50 - 14:00
Panel Discussion: How are sustainability considerations shaping investment in the steel value chain?



What impact are carbon emissions considerations having on equity and investment ratings across the steel value chain?

Is there standard practice among investors on how they assess carbon risk?

How can the steel value chain attract project finance & capital markets products for decarbonisation strategies?

What does sustainable finance mean for investment in decarbonisation solutions?

What other investment tools are available or in development to support decarbonisation?

How do companies increase investor confidence that steps to decarbonise have been taken?

What tools have other commodities used to communicate green credentials in the trading process?
Speaker:
Adam Matthews, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Church of England Pensions Board and Chair, Transition Pathway Initiative
Erik van Doezum, Director, Metals, Mining & Fertilizers EMEA, ING
Christophe Hadjal, Head of Advisory and Business Development, Mining, Metals & Industries Finance, Natural Resources, E, Société General
Moderator:
Matthew Poole, Divisional Director, Head of Steel and Raw Materials and APAC, CRU

14:00 - 15:30 BST
Understanding the Decarbonisation Solution Landscape

Senior representatives of steelmakers and leading technology providers discuss the options available to achieve decarbonisation of the steelmaking process.

What technological developments could dramatically change the picture in steel decarbonisation?

What processes will need to change throughout the steel value chain to reduce scope three emissions?

What energy efficiencies or process optimizations can be made?

What are the costs, roadblocks and limitations of these technologies and process improvements?

How can each player help others in the value chain reduce their emissions and get recognition for this?

What is the timeline for delivering industrial scale green hydrogen-based steelmaking?

How might carbon capture and utilization be applied to the steel value chain?

What other strategies may be able to deliver fully decarbonised steel production?



Moderator:
Paulo Carvalho, Head of Steel Consulting, CRU
Speaker:
Tadeu Carneiro, Chairman & CEO, Boston Metal
Ilya Pavlov, Vice President Investments, Severstal Ventures
Stephen Montague, President and Chief Executive Officer, Midrex Technologies
Stefano Maggiolino, President & CEO, Tenova HYL

16:00 - 17:15 BST
Understanding Carbon Markets and Offset Strategies

Senior representatives of leading players in the carbon market space discuss how the offset of steel value chain emissions via market instruments will play a part in an effective decarbonisation transition.

Who are the major players in providing decarbonisation consulting and advisory services?

What carbon trading strategies are available to control manage unavoidable emissions?

What are the best practices in assessing a carbon offset investment?

Speaker:
David Antonioli, CEO, Verra
Russell Karas, Senior Director, Energy Product, CME
Andrew Lichter, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, Mobius Risk Group

17:15 - 17:45 BST
Spotlight presentation: Steel Logistics Decarbonisation

17:15 - 17:45
Achieving emissions free shipping for decarbonised logistics
Speaker:
Derek Langston, Head of Research, SSY Consultancy & Research Ltd