Shchekinoazot is to participate in the XXIV Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, which will be held on 2–5 June 2021 at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Boris Sokol, President of Shchekinoazot, Andrey Tokarev, Deputy General Director for Financial Resources, and Sergey Levin, Deputy Director for Technology and Implementation, will be in attendance.
Agreements are expected to be signed with the government of the Tula Region and Bank GPB JSC. The agreements concern cooperation in the implementation of an investment project in the region to organise a production facility for non-woven spunbond material; also, there an investment programme is planned for the production of formaldehyde resins and non-woven spunbond material based on ESG lending principles, as well as the cooperation in compliance with ESG standards under the investment project.
The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is held under the patronage and with the participation of the President of the Russian Federation and is the world's leading platform for the business community to network and discuss key economic issues that Russia, emerging markets and the world at large are facing.
The SPIEF 2021 business agenda is traditionally focused on global and Russian economic issues, social issues and technology development. Topical issues will be discussed with government officials, representatives of major corporations, industrialists and banks. Discussions will be aimed at expanding multifaceted business links in order to effectively address global challenges, overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and ensure conditions for sustainable development.
SPIEF 2021 will be held under strict security measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection (Covid-19), meticulously developed by the Organising Committee to meet WHO requirements.
The forum's business agenda includes a number of panel sessions with topics of importance to the Tula Region and responsible industrial businesses, such as investment attractiveness and export potential as backbone industrial approaches, as well as decarbonisation and its impact on global change.
The forum will address critical aspects of health, the environment, the climate agenda, digitalisation, investment prospects, and mutually beneficial technology exchange.