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The Role of Mining and Metals in Accelerating a Truly Circular Economy

In the run up to the World Circular Economy Forum 2022, Christian Spano, Director of Innovation, writes on the role of mining and metals in accelerating a truly circular economy.

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Is COP15 in Your Diary?

ICMM's Ro Dhawan publishes an open letter to world leaders ahead of COP15.

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ICMM Comment — European Commission’s Proposed Critical Raw Materials Act

In our response to the European Commission's proposed Critical Raw Materials Act, we highlight that enshrining high ESG standards into any critical minerals policy is fundamental to success.

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ICMM Comment — UK Government Net Zero Review

Achieving the transition to a clean energy system in a sustainable, equitable, and responsible fashion is one of the greatest challenges modern society is facing.

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The Private Sector Can (and Should) Lead the Way on Nature-Positive

Nature has been collateral damage in the growth of the global economy in the past few decades, writes Rohitesh Dhawan, CEO, ICMM for IUCN's 'Crosswords' blog. ↗

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'Zero Harm' is the Only Acceptable Target

Zero harm must be the tangible and measurable objective, not just a lofty hope, writes Rohitesh Dhawan, ICMM, CEO for Mining Journal Intelligence's 'Global Leadership Report, 2022 Edition'.

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Critical Minerals — A Response to the Canadian Government

Ensuring that critical minerals are mined responsibly is crucial for any successful transition, ICMM tells Canadian consultation.

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Why Mining is Crucial for Sustainability

Rohitesh Dhawan joins 'Sustainability Decoded with Tim and Caitlin' to discuss how mining and the circular economy intersect, misconceptions about the mining industry, and increased demand for metals.

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Lessons From Disaster: Mining's Journey to a Safer Future

Tailings management must remain front of mind for the industry write ICMM's Rohitesh Dhawan and Aidan Davy.

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Six Ways the Mining Industry is Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

For International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples we are celebrating Indigenous Peoples and the building of relationships based on respect writes Danielle Martin, Director – Social Performance.

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Tailings management training needs to take a more holistic approach across key sustainability topics

ICMM members collaborated to produce the Tailings Management Good Practice Guide in 2021 and have now shared their expertise in creating new Training Material

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Six Ways ICMM Members are Pioneering Environmental Good Practice

As we journey through the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, World Environment Day is an important reminder of how critical healthy ecosystems are for nature to thrive.

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Social Performance – Mission Critical

ICMM's Ro Dhawan speaks with Tom Palmer (Newmont, CEO) and Eduardo Bartolomeo (Vale, CEO) at BMO’s Global Metals and Mining conference on why social performance is mission critical for the industry.

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Always searching for better

Simply put, the ‘green’ version of almost anything means the use of more metals. But ICMM's new Strategy and Action Plan doesn’t see this as a license for industry to mine them at all costs.

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Why Corporate Transparency on Water is Important

Water availability is a growing global challenge shared across countries, industry sectors and society, writes ICMM's Dawn Brock and Katie Osborne, and WWF's Alexis Morgan. ↗

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The mine closure challenges for government and industry

Collaboration between industry, governments and communities is crucial to address challenges and maximise outcomes for communities and the environment, writes ICMM's Dawn Brock and IGF's Rob Stevens.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: A burning platform for mining and host communities

The future of work is upon us, and with it has come changes to the way the work, the nature of work, perhaps even the value of work writes ICMM's Danielle Martin and Palladium's Will Upshur.

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What role can the mining industry play in the transition to a net zero emissions economy?

In an interview with Global Business Reports, ICMM CEO Ro Dhawan talks about how the mining sector is the backbone of the transition to a net zero emissions economy.

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The secret to transforming mining into sustainable development? Governance

ICMM CEO Ro Dhawan and EITI Executive Director Mark Robinson look at how to unlock social progress for millions of people around the world.

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Unleashing the power of mining as a transformational partner in development

For partnering to be most effective, organisations need to be institutionally optimised to work as partners, writes ICMM's Nicky Black and TPI's Darian Stibbe.

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