Youth Forum

New Trends in Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development

Congress Centre, conference hall B1
International Youth Legal Forum
Corporate governance permeates almost all aspects of a modern company, and in the new social and economic conditions, corporate governance in Russian corporations has proven to be effective, and corporate bodies have shown that they are able to make quick and well-judged decisions. Experts' fears that Russian companies will curtail the development of their ESG policies and projects have largely turned out to be unfounded due to the influence of stakeholders on the corporate decision-making process. The government is continuing to develop its environmental policy for sustainable development, with a strong eye on its ambitious goal to build a circular economy. What are the key corporate governance issues in the current environment? How does a corporate agreement become a mechanism of corporate governance? How are companies managing ESG policy in the changing environment? What is the role and importance of boards of directors given the current instability?


Olga Makarova
Associate Professor, Department of Commercial Law, St. Petersburg State University


Natalya Amatnek
Chief Manager for Sustainable Development, State Unitary Enterprise Petersburg Metro
Teymur Akhundov
Counsel, Birch Legal (official partner of Eversheds Sutherland in Russia)
Veronika Ilmeneva
Lawyer, St. Petersburg Vodokanal
Milena Ilyagueva
Leading lawyer, Sign-Legal Service of the Future
Daria Repeva
Lawyer, Kazarnovski Group
Yulia Chistyakova
Corporate Lawyer, Melon Fashion Group