Conference Video

4th Conference "Responsible Energy. Projects in the energy sector – from protest through dialogue to partnership".

Lead-in: Cezary Szymanek

Grażyna Piotrowska-Oliwa, President of the Management Board of PGNiG

Olga Grygier-Siddons, President of the Management Board of PwC Polska

Mikołaj Budzanowski, Minister of State Treasury

Professor Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament


Energy conflicts – causes, origins and methods of work - moderated by Mirella Panek-Owsiańska, Responsible Business Forum

Discussion panel with:

  • Andrzej Kassenberg, PhD – President of the Institute for Sustainable Development
  • Magdalena Kostulska – Representative of UNDP
  • Piotr Stankiewicz, PhD – Assistant Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences of the Nicolaus Copernicus University
  • Robert Szwed, PhD – Senior Lecturer at the Media Culture Department of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

Bogusław Sonik, Member of the European Parliament

Shale gas exploration – European perspective

Izabela Albrycht, Chairman of the Board, The Kosciuszko Institute

Local communities' perspective on the shale gas frenzy - American success story and Poland's expectations


How to successfully execute energy projects for the benefit of the country, local communities and business - moderated by Irena Pichola, PwC Poland

Discussion panel with:

  • Paweł Olechnowicz – President of the Management Board of Grupa Lotos
  • Grażyna Piotrowska-Oliwa – President of the Management Board of PGNiG
  • Joanny Schmid, Vice-President of the Management Board of Tauron for Strategy and Development
  • Member of the Board of the Gdańsk Province

Professor Anna Giza-Poleszczuk

Social aspects of shale gas exploration


Dialogue and partnership – aligning the corporate interest with interests of local communities – moderated by Mirella Panek-Owsiańska, Responsible Business Forum 

Discussion panel with:

  • Henryk Doering – Head of the Krokowa Commune
  • Karol Mojkowski – Association of Leaders of Local Civil Society Organisations
  • René Zimmer – Independent Institute for Environmental Issues (UfU)
  • Prof. Anny Gizy-Poleszczuk, sociologist, Science Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the University of Warsaw

Irena Pichola, PwC Polska

How energy companies put into practice the idea of sustainable development – presentation of measures implemented by the Declaration signatories

Signing of the Declaration on Sustainable Development in the Energy Sector in Poland

  • Aurelian Oil & Gas Poland
  • Talisman Energy Polska
  • Strzelecki Energia Sp. z o.o.