Improving sustainable development performance in the mining and metals industry

Our work in focus

The role of metals in society

Why mine?

Nearly every mineral and metal in use today is the product of some form of mining. And demand is increasing. 

Water

Safety

Climate change

ICMM and our members

We bring together 23 mining and metals companies as well as 34 national and regional mining associations and global commodity associations to maximise the contribution of mining, minerals and metals to sustainable development.

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ICMM Principles

All ICMM members are required to integrate a set of 10 principles into corporate policy.