Resources

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

Demonstrating Value: A Guide to Responsible Sourcing

Demonstrating value offers a set of tools that help mining companies establish sustainable procurement processes and participate in external responsible sourcing programmes.

Guidance & toolkits

Mining and Metals and the Circular Economy

Exploring the role of mining and metals in the circular economy – an emerging concept that aims to draw the maximum value from materials.

Research & briefings

Understanding Company–Community Relations Toolkit

Helping mining and metals operations to understand and measure their relationship with host communities, and how to take practical steps to increase community support.

Guidance & toolkits

Indigenous Peoples and Mining: Good Practice Guide

Providing practical tools and case studies to support mining and metals companies in building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous Peoples.

Guidance & toolkits

Good Practices for the Collection of Biodiversity Baseline Data

A step-by-step guide to collecting biodiversity data.

Guidance & toolkits

A Cross-sector Guide for Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

Provides practical advice on the core principles of the mitigation hierarchy: avoid, minimise, restore and offset.

Guidance & toolkits

Benchmarking Safety Data: Progress of ICMM Company Members (2014)

ICMM is committed to strengthening health and safety performance to reduce operational fatalities to zero. As part of this commitment ICMM produces an annual safety data report.

Research & briefings

Critical Control Management: Good Practice Guide and Implementation Guide

These guidance documents provide advice on how to identify and manage critical controls that can either prevent a serious incident from occurring or minimise consequences should it occur.

Guidance & toolkits

Annual Report, 2014

Read our Annual Report for 2014.

Organisational communications

Stakeholder Research Toolkit

Providing a methodology for understanding, measuring and monitoring key drivers of reputation among and between stakeholder groups.

Guidance & toolkits

Research on Company–Community Conflict

This research looks at reported incidents of company-community conflict between 2002 and 2013 to deepen our understanding of trends related to the conflict between companies and communities.

Research & briefings

A Practical Guide to Catchment-Based Water Management for the Mining and Metals Industry

Provides a comprehensive and systematic approach for identifying, evaluating and responding to catchment-based water-related risks.

Guidance & toolkits

Role of Mining in National Economies: Mining's Contribution to Sustainable Development (2nd Edition)

This edition shows the significant contribution of mining and metals to national economies and provides an update to ICMM's Mining Contribution Index.

Research & briefings

Benchmarking Safety Data: Progress of ICMM Company Members (2012-2013)

ICMM is committed to strengthening health and safety performance to reduce operational fatalities to zero. As part of this commitment ICMM produces an annual safety data report.

Research & briefings

Water Stewardship Framework

Outline of a standardised approach to water stewardship that recognises that water connects an operation to the surrounding landscape and communities.

Guidance & toolkits

Annual Report, 2013

Read our Annual Report for 2013.

Organisational communications

Timeline Tool: Coordinating Project Schedules for Biodiversity Management

Roadmap for identifying milestones and key interdependencies between project development schedules, financing timelines and the application of the mitigation hierarchy.

Guidance & toolkits

Community Health Programs in the Mining and Metals Industry

Captures a snapshot of practice in the area of community health, addressing issues ranging from communicable and non-communicable diseases to nutritional deficiencies.

Guidance & toolkits

Approaches to Understanding Development Outcomes from Mining

This report sets out methods available to measure human and social development impacts and how they might be applied to mining project investments.

Research & briefings

Indigenous Peoples and Mining: Position Statement

Building positive relationships between mining companies and Indigenous Peoples through respect, meaningful engagement and mutual benefit.

Organisational communications