Resources

Learn how ICMM is promoting leading environmental and social practices to encourage better industry performance.

Innovation for land restoration

Remediation and restoration work is a key part of every mining project. Innovative projects to work out better ways to restore landscapes are underway throughout the world, as ICMM members help to...

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How old mines became havens for nature

Minerals and metals are vital for the world’s economy and in underpinning the world’s transition to sustainable and clean energy provision. While disturbance to local areas is inevitable in any min...

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How biodiversity monitoring is proving to be critical to conserving species and managing ecosystems

Biodiversity and ecosystems are being lost at an alarming rate as climate change and other human-induced drivers take their toll on nature. ICMM members are committed to reversing this trend and co...

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Clean water and sanitation for all: How ICMM members are taking action on sustainable water use

Water is a precious resource. Mining operations require water, but operational needs must be balanced with the needs of local ecosystems and communities. It is critical that water is managed carefu...

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ICSV: A nature positive approach

Mining plays a crucial role in the global effort to reduce carbon emissions by supplying the minerals and metals necessary for renewable energy technologies, clean transportation, and sustainable i...

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What inspires you?

Mining companies understand that they have a responsibility to look after the land, freshwater, oceans and atmosphere where they operate. ICMM members are committed to responsible stewardship and a...

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Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) Code of Practices (COP) 2019 Standard

The Code of Practices (COP) 2019 Standard defines the requirements for establishing responsible business practices throughout the jewellery supply chain, from mine to retail.

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World Gold Council's Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs)

The Responsible Gold Mining Principles is a framework that sets out clear expectations for consumers, investors and the downstream gold supply chain on responsible gold mining.

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Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standard

The ASI Performance Standard defines environmental, social and governance principles and criteria that address sustainability issues in the aluminium value chain.

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Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM)

TSM requires the assessment and independent validation of distinct performance indicators addressing critical aspects of social and environmental mine, smelter and refinery site-level performance.

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Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA)

The Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA) is a self-assessment and self-reporting tool for minerals and metals producers and processors to communicate their environmental, social and governance performance.

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