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Mining and Sustainable Development: Current Issues

Author: Lodhia, Sumit K. (ed) Description: A number of authors in the area of sustainability set forth several possible new sustainability solutions for mining operations which include due diligence mechanisms in the form of social, environmental and human rights impact assessments. These...


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ESG in Mining: A Quiet Revolution is Surfacing


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ESG in Mining - The World is Watching

Author: Vivian, Charles Description: Although ESG used to be no more than a page on a mining company's website, ESG has now become a major part of any mining company strategy. Link: ESG in Mining - the world is watching Publisher: Mining Beacon (September 9, 2019) #ESG ...


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ESG in Mining - The World is Watching



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REPORT-Shifting Dynamics in Social License: Why Community is King in Latin America's Mining Sector

Author: BNAmericas Description: While a social license to operate is already one of the biggest challenges facing the mining industry, maintaining an SLO is getting harder. Part of the reason is growing community empowerment. Local residents are increasingly willing – and able – to demand a...


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ESG Industry Report Card: Metals and Mining

Author: S&P Global Ratings Description: In its ESG report card, S&P concluded that: "Environmental risks for metals and mining companies are among the highest across all sectors . . . main social tensions arise from fears of pollution, water usage conflicts, and economic/landscape...



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ESG Fund Drops Rio Tinto from its Holdings

Author: Rotman, Amy Description: Ausbil Funds Management dropped Rio Tinto from Ausbil's $30 million sustainable equity fund because of severe backlash against Rio Tinto following the destruction of the 46,000-year old cultural site at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. Link: ESG Fund Drops...