The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today reported its 23 member companies which employ over 900,000 people recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015 with five members recording zero fatalities for the year.
The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released its 2015 Annual Review: A global approach to collaboration, outlining industry leading work on water management, climate change, engagement with Indigenous Peoples and responsible sourcing.
ICMM's CEO Tom Butler responds to a letter from Earthworks and other signatories in relation to the ICMM global tailings management review.
ICMM has expanded its guidance on health and safety critical control management through an Implementation Guide released today, to accompany our Good Practice Guide released in April 2015.
ICMM responds to a blog post by Emily Greenspan at Oxfam on ICMM’s recently updated Indigenous Peoples and Mining Good Practice Guide.
ICMM has published its first ever comprehensive guide on responsible sourcing for the mining and metals industry.
ICMM has published a toolkit to help mining companies understand the factors that influence community support and measure the level of community support at a particular project or operation.
Last week ICMM brought together stakeholders looking to strengthen mining’s contribution to development in their respective regions.
ICMM and the Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards (CRIRSCO) have signed a new memorandum of understanding, building on the preceding five-year partnership.
ICMM has published an updated guide to help mining companies build mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous Peoples. The Indigenous Peoples and mining good practice guide outlines the principles for good engagement in order to foster respect for the rights, interests, aspirations, cultures and livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples.
Tom Butler, CEO of ICMM, has written to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to offer support for an international climate change agreement. The letter included a statement on climate change, endorsed by the CEOs of the 23 ICMM member companies which collaborate to promote responsible mining.
The Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI), a partnership between ICMM, IPIECA and the Equator Principles Association, has released A Cross-Sector guide for Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy. This good practice guide focuses on managing biodiversity using the mitigation hierarchy - a framework for limiting the negative impacts of development projects on biodiversity and ecosystem services.
A responsible mining and metals industry takes a careful approach to any chemical risks from metals, from the mine site right through to where the metals are sold and used. ICMM is helping governments and industry to assess the risks of metals and the policy responses – most recently through a workshop for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
On Monday 10 August, Financial Times published a letter from Tom Butler challenging an article on the 'resource curse'.
Ghana has launched a process to draw the greatest possible benefit from its gold mining industry, leveraging the strong macroeconomic contribution of mining to increase prosperity throughout Ghanaian society.