ICMM

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) was established in 2001 to act as a catalyst for performance improvement in the mining and metals industry.

We bring together 22 mining and metals companies as well as 32 national and regional mining associations and global commodity associations to maximize the contribution of mining, minerals and metals to sustainable development.

ICMM is a membership organization, led by the CEOs of many of the world’s largest mining and metals companies and associations. ICMM is committed to driving social, economic and environmental progress.

We serve as an agent for change and continual improvement. Our vision is one of leading companies working together and with others to strengthen the contribution of mining, minerals and metals to sustainable development.

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International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples: strengthening relationships between Indigenous Peoples and mining companies

On 9 August, the United Nations observes the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples under the theme "Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of Indigenous Peoples". To mark the occasion, ICMM has published the report of its international multi-stakeholder workshop on Indigenous Peoples and mining organized with the UN Global Compact on 16 May 2014.

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Mining executives and regulators discuss effects of changes to IMO codes

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the UN global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping, has introduced new regulations relevant to the bulk transport of minerals and metals products. How are the regulations changing and what are the consequences for the mining industry?

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Hannes Struyweg joins ICMM as new Director of Health and Safety

Hannes comes to ICMM after five years at Anglo American in Johannesburg, South Africa where he served as Manager, Safety Systems and Learning. Previously, he has served as Anglo American’s Head of Health and Safety in the Kumba Iron Ore subsidiary in South Africa, and as CEO of NOSA, a global operational risk management consulting company.

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Member requirements

Our member companies are required to implement the three elements of the framework which includes a public commitment to transparent and accountable reporting practices.

Principles, Reporting, Assurance

Commitments

10 principles for sustainable development, which company members are required to implement.

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Public reporting

Company members are committed to report their performance against the 10 principles in accordance with GRI guidelines.

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Independent assurance

Providing third-party verification that companies are meeting their commitments to the 10 principles.

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