The share of greenhouse gas emissions from the Russian agro-industrial complex is 6%

AK&M 19 September 2023 17:46

The share of greenhouse gas emissions by Russian agriculture from the total amount of emissions in Russia is about 6%. At the same time, this indicator is 20% in the world. This was announced during the open conference "The role of climate regulation in the competitiveness of Russian agricultural products" by the Federal Center "Agroexport" of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia, which is the organizer of the event.

Dmitry Krasnov, Head of Agroexport, noted that 64% of consumers in the Middle East and 63% in the countries of the Asia-Pacific region (APR) consider climate change an important problem. Also, 64% of Asia-Pacific companies have an ESG strategy, and more than 70% of companies in the region have defined requirements for ESG practices of suppliers.

Russian exporters also use ESG practices. Thus, Andrey Sharonov, Director General of the National Alliance for Sustainable Development, spoke about the inclusion of global and Russian companies in the "green" transformation.

Anastasia Fedotova, Managing Director and Head of the ESG Directorate of Sberbank PJSC, presented approaches and tools to mitigate climate risks. She also spoke about measures to support decarbonization. In addition, Anastasia Mikhailova, Communications Director of PJSC Cherkizovo Group, reported on the company's work with greenhouse gas emissions and the role of vertical integration in reducing the impact on the climate.

Also, Roman Kulikov, Deputy Director of the Directorate for the Development of agro- and biotechnologies of Innopractics, told about the development of the fodder base within the framework of a climate-oriented crop rotation.

Sberbank of Russia (TIN 7707083893) is the largest bank in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. The Bank is the main lender of the Russian economy and holds the largest share in the deposit market. Sberbank's services are used by customers in 18 countries around the world. The Bank has a branch network in Russia: about 14 thousand service points. The bank's foreign network consists of subsidiaries, branches and representative offices in the UK, USA, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China and other countries.

The authorized capital of Sberbank is 67.76 billion rubles and consists of 21586948 thousand ordinary shares and one billion preferred shares with a nominal value of 3 rubles. The main shareholder of Sberbank is the Russian Federation represented by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, which owns 50% of the authorized capital of Sberbank PJSC plus 1 voting share. The remaining 50% minus 1 voting share of the bank's authorized capital is owned by Russian and international investors.

Cherkizovo is a group of enterprises engaged in the production of poultry meat, pork and meat processing products. The group also grows soybeans, wheat, corn and sunflower, and produces compound feeds.

Innopraktika is a non―governmental development institute. Its task is to promote the growth of Russia's national human capital by creating favorable conditions for the creation of new technologies and products.

In 2012, the Foundation for the Support of Research and Project Activities of Students, Postgraduates and Young Scientists "National Intellectual Development" and the Center of the National Intellectual Reserve of Moscow State University were established in the Russian Federation. These organizations began operating under the Innopraktika brand in 2013.