Resources

Mining and Protected Areas: Position Statement

Conserving designated protected areas for the preservation of ecosystems, habitats and species from damage and loss.

Organisational communications

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.

Organisational communications

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.

Organisational communications

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.

Organisational communications

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.

Organisational communications

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.

Organisational communications

Mining with Principles at Gold Fields’ Damang mine tailings site in Ghana

Gold Fields' Abosso Gold Fields’ Damang mine tailings facility was rehabilitated as many animals species had begun using the tailings facility supernatant pond.

From the field

Mining With Principles by using DNA sequencing to monitor plant biodiversity in the Amazon

ICMM Member Vale has conducted inventories of plant biodiversity in Serra dos Carajás, creating a genetic reference library for the region. 

From the field

Mining With Principles by applying the mitigation hierarchy to achieve no net loss of biodiversity 

ICMM member Orano hascommitted to integrated approaches to land-use planning and conservation at its Fanay-Augères site. 

From the field

Mining with Principles at Wonderfontein Colliery

ICMM member Glencore is collaborating with Business for Development to explore the potential for growing wheat on rehabilitated mining land, helping facilitate a just transition.

From the field

The Copper Mark

The Copper Mark is an assurance framework to demonstrate the copper industry’s responsible production practices and industry contribution to the United Nations SDGs.

Organisational communications