Driven by climate concerns the global energy and natural resources (ENR) sector is going through unprecedented transition. Economies are steadily adopting cleaner and greener energy choices, including renewable energy and energy efficiency. More recently advanced technology choices such as storage, hydrogen, carbon sequestration, etc. are also being explored.
KPMG in India, along with KPMG International, proudly hosted the 11th edition of our annual ENR conclave – ENRich 2020. This year the event was on a virtual platform with coverage on issues of global relevance on energy and resources, and in particular the environmental implications of the resources economy. KPMG Global Energy Institute was a partner for ENRich 2020. The event featured a series of high-powered panels and roundtables with a host of eminent international speakers from business, governments, civil society and experts from KPMG member firms around the world. Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Government of India graced the inaugural session and released the thought leadership paper.
The overall conference theme was ‘The Net Zero Future’ in line with the global developments. The discussions focussed on the following themes:
Additional technical and thematic sessions were interspersed along with the main agenda, providing a rich and complete view of contemporary sector dynamics. As was the case with previous editions, ENRich 2020 witnessed interactive discussions with CXOs, policy makers, regulators, government utilities, private players, investors and sector experts. The event also included a virtual Digital Lounge, Energy Game Arenas and Networking Zones to provide an immersive and insightful experience for the attendees.