Mr Amin is a leading global figure in sustainable development who served as the first Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency
25 September 2019 — EN+ GROUP IPJSC (the “Company”, “the Group” or “En+ Group”) (LSE: ENPL; MOEX: ENPL), the world’s largest producer of low-carbon aluminium, announces the launch of its new Environmental Advisory Board (“EAB”) chaired by Adnan Z. Amin.
Mr Amin was the first Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), an intergovernmental organisation charged with driving the transition towards the use of renewable energy on a global scale.
The new EAB will advise the En+ Group Board of Directors (the “Board”) on how to deliver its extensive environmental agenda and identify emerging environmental issues. Its membership will include Joan MacNaughton, Chair of The Climate Group and member of the Advisory Board of the New Energy Coalition of Europe, plus external advisors with specific expertise in environmental and wider sustainability issues.
Lord Barker of Battle, Executive Chairman of the Board, commented:
“En+ Group is committed to an ambitious climate agenda. The EAB will play a key role in advising En+ Group on how to improve its sustainability performance and deliver on our new commitments to play a leading role in the low carbon economy.
“Adnan brings a wealth of expertise and, with the other members, will add immense practical value to our business and help position us at the forefront of innovation in the green economy.”
Adnan Z. Amin, Chairman of the Environmental Advisory Board said:
“I am delighted to chair the EAB and welcome it as an innovative development from a company which is a leader in the global response to environmental and sustainable challenges. I look forward to working with my expert colleagues on the EAB to help En+ develop and deliver on its mission.”
About Mr Amin
Before his tenure at IRENA, Mr Amin had a distinguished career at the United Nations and was a trustee and board member of the Cambridge, UK-based World Conservation Monitoring Centre, one of the world’s premier biodiversity information institutions,
His current roles include Senior Fellow at the Belfer Centre, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Member of the Stanford University Global Energy Council, Distinguished Fellow of the Atlantic Council and a Member of the OECD High Level Advisory Group on Aligning Development Cooperation with the Goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.