11 November 2016
Business Game at the Plant in Novogurovsky settlement
The business game for the issuance of integrated environmental permit (IEP) took place at the cement plant in Novogurovsky settlement on November 10, 2016. Branch of HeidelbergCement Rus became sixth enterprise in Russia which hosted an event of this kind.
Major players of the Russian industry are preparing for the transition to a fundamentally new approach to the regulation of the environmental impact and its subsequent decline.
The implementation of Best Available Technologies (BAT) is in fact implementation of the principles of sustainable development at the enterprises. BAT criteria are very similar to the current criteria in European legislation. Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation in cooperation with Bureau of BAT and the Russian-German project "Climate-neutral business activities: implementation of BAT in the Russian Federation" are developing draft of the governmental decree on the procedure for the issuance of integrated environmental permits. Meanwhile in terms of the project preparation the business games will take place to help in search of the most effective ways of interaction between the inspection body and the inspected company; that will provide an effective and smooth transition to the norms on the basis of BAT.
The game was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation, Bureau of BAT, administration of Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Tula region, specialists of industrial enterprises, consultants, universities, media and non-governmental organizations.
Management of HeidelbergCement Rus LLC expresses its gratitude to the organizers of the business game for hosting this event which proved to be useful and interesting for all participants.