Full Name
Brendan Tapley
Job Title
Managing Director
Speaker Bio
Brendan brings 20 years experience as an ESG advisor to listed companies, having helped to review, recommend and implement numerous ESG data management platforms. He is Managing Director of Decarbonate – a specialist Perth based ESG, climate risk and decarbonisation advisory business, supporting the mining sector.
Brendan is one of three people in Australia to sit on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Mining Standard Working Group. He is also a Peer Reviewer for the GRI climate change related disclosure standards (the GRI Energy, Emissions and Economic Performance standards). The GRI is the main ESG (environment, social, governance) reporting standard used by mining companies. The new GRI Mining Sector Standard is due for release in December.
Brendan brings insights into a range of topics, including:
• Digitalisation of ESG data – improving efficiency of data management and sustainability reporting, and how to choose a suitable software provider.
• Navigating the ESG standards and regulations – including the ISSB S2 climate change disclosures standard coming into effect in 2024 in Australia, and where efficiencies can be achieved alongside existing ESG standards being used (such as GRI).
• How to efficiently report sustainability performance without over or under doing it.
• Managing supply chain risks – and emerging regulatory requirements including around scope 3 GHG disclosures.
Brendan Tapley