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"The industry can’t solve sustainable development challenges alone"

ICMM's Rohitesh Dhawan joins Daniel Litvin of Critical Resource for a conversation on the importance of collaboration, the limitations of ‘ESG’ frameworks, and mining’s transformative potential.

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Leadership matters

ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan joins Åsa Borssén for a conversation on Highgrade Media's 'Natural Resources Podcast'.

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300-plus vehicle fleets assessed for cleaner, safer mine mobility in five regions

ICMM's Health & Safety Director Sarah Bell gives an update to Mining Weekly on the Innovation for Cleaner, Safer Vehicles initiative.

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Tailings storage facilities are with us for the long term, but must be responsibly managed

Discarded waste is a by-product of human existence. It provides archaeological insights into our past, but also practical and ethical dilemmas for our present and future, writes ICMM's Aidan Davy.

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Seven insights to help the mining industry prepare its workforce for the future

Advances in technology and economic uncertainty, exacerbated by Covid-19, are causing disruption to the jobs market, writes ICMM's Nicky Black and WEF's Jörgen Sandström for the World Economic Forum.

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Biodiversity Day 2021: The mining and metals industry must be part of the solution

Halting biodiversity loss requires a new and more collaborative approach that maximises businesses’ contributions, says ICMM's biodiversity lead Hafren Williams.

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Global forces shaping the future of mining and how to navigate them

Unpacking the forces influencing the future of the mining industry can help make sense of complexity, writes ICMM's Aidan Davy for the World Economic Forum.

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Protecting workers and local communities through effective critical control management 

ICMM's Sarah Bell, Director of Health, Safety and Product Stewardship, reflects on the past year for World Day for Health and Safety at Work 2021.

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ICMM: Miners on board with Paris agreement

Head of Mining Journal Research Chris Cann speaks with ICMM's Sarah Bell on how leading miners have aligned themselves with key external targets on climate change.

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Pace of change is confronting for miners

Head of Mining Journal Research Chris Cann speaks with ICMM's Sarah Bell on how stakeholders are demanding action, and quickly.

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Mining with principles can help end malaria in our lifetime

This blog, written by ICMM Manager for Health and Safety Mark Holmes, has been published on World Malaria Day 2021 to look at the steps our members are taking to address this critical challenge.

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Resilience is at the heart of participating, enduring and prospering

The mining industry is inextricably linked to the fortunes and futures of the communities that live alongside operations, writes Voconiq's Dr Kieren Moffat and ICMM's Danielle Martin.

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Equivalency Matters

There are points of difference between all mining-related standards, but the focus on improved ESG practices at the operational level is universal, writes ICMM COO Aidan Davy.

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BMO Sustainability Leaders Podcast: The Evolution of ESG in Mining

ICMM's Tom Butler joins Dan Barclay, CEO & Group Head of BMO Capital Markets to discuss on how ESG policy has evolved in the metals and mining space, and how mining stepped up during the pandemic.

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Early Adopters Will Help Drive Positive Industry Change

ICMM's Veronica Martinez explains to Peter Appleby, for Mexico Business News, how ICMM is promoting a sustainable and responsible mining industry through the ICSV initiative and Mining Principles.

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A Benchmark for Responsible Mining

ICMM's Aidan Davy talks to Paloma Duran, for Mexico Business News, on how the implementation of ICMM’s Mining Principles can promote social and economic development in host communities.

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Building trust with stakeholders through transparency and consistency in water quality reporting

Going beyond water management to proactive and holistic water stewardship requires a comprehensive understanding of the quality of water being managed at a mine site.

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Los Principios Rectores de la ONU sobre las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos son la base para que las comunidades tengan voz

El respeto por los derechos humanos es uno de los 10 principios fundacionales del ICMM, y es por ello que son un componente integral de las estrategias de minería responsable de todos nuestros miembros, escribe Hannah Clayton, responsable de temas de derechos humanos en el ICMM.

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Drawing on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to give local communities a voice

Respect for human rights is one of ICMM's 10 founding principles and is therefore embedded in all of our members’ strategies for responsible mining, writes ICMM human rights lead Hannah Clayton.

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What we learned about the mining sector's priorities for business integrity in times of crisis

Considerations from the first in a series of discussions on business integrity in mining organised by WEF's PACI, ICMM, EITI and Transparency International's Accountable Mining Programme.

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