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.
Comments from Oxfam Australia to ICMM on the publications: ‘Land Acquisitions and Resettlement: Lessons Learned’, and ‘Understanding Company-Community Relations Toolkit’.
This report details a comprehensive survey of mining and non-mining areas of Peru in September 2015. We are seeking to identify the drivers that enhance (or prejudice) the public's trust and acceptance of the mining and minerals industry.
ICMM has released a Land Acquisition and Resettlement publication outlining the lessons learned from a benchmarking study into 41 resettlement projects worldwide.
ICMM has published a 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.
This report shares safety data from ICMM member companies for 2012 - 2014. The data will support ICMM in working with its members to ensure continuous improvement in health and safet
This guide is a good practice resource for mining companies and others with an interest in ensuring that mining projects bring long-term mutual benefits to companies and indigenous communities.
The Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI), a partnership between ICMM, IPIECA and the Equator Principles Association, has released practical guidance on the implementation of the mitigation hierarchy for the extractive sector, showcasing innovative approaches and examples to support effective operationalisation of the mitigation hierarchy.
This guidance, prepared by CSBI and the Multilateral Financing Institutions’ Biodiversity Working Group summarises good practices for biodiversity baseline studies that support biodiversity-inclusive impact assessment and related management plans.
ICMM and its member companies launched the “Minerals and Metals Management 2020” (MMM2020) action plan in 2009, responding to the challenges of United Nations' Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). This is our most recent progress update on the plan.
ICMM and the Ghana Chamber of Mines have released a new report on the socioeconomic contributions of mining in Ghana and ways these might be enhanced. The report undertaken by Steward Redqueen and the African Center for Economic Transformation estimates the socioeconomic impact of the large-scale gold mining sector in Ghana from 2010 to 2022.
This issue of the Good Practice newsletter focuses on the importance to society of respecting human rights. The issue features an interview with John Ruggie as part of the "Personally Speaking" article. As the former UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Business and Human Rights, Prof Ruggie was instrumental in developing the 'protect, respect and remedy' framework, along with the UN Guiding Principles. Here, he reflects on achievements to date - notably the uptake of the UN Guiding Principles - and the challenges ahead.
The 2014 stakeholder perception study: tracking progress (following previous surveys in 2004, 2007 and 2010) was conducted by GlobeScan on behalf of ICMM between October and November 2014. Over 1,200 respondents in 113 countries participated in the survey, drawn from the private sector, public sector, institutions, academia, non-governmental organizations and the media.
ICMM has published practical guidance on preventing the most serious types of health and safety incidents in mining and metals. The approach described in - Health and safety critical control management: good practice guide - is designed to identify and manage acts, objects or systems onsite - the "critical controls", that need to be in place to either prevent a serious incident occurring or minimize the consequences if a serious incident were to occur.
The theme of this year’s review - Engaging with society - picks up from the previous annual review’s focus on strengthening relationships with communities. It examines the progress we are making on building this strategic priority into our work programs and other activities.