As more and more companies embed sustainable development into their core business strategy, it is becoming increasingly important that progress is measured towards building a more sustainable and inclusive world.
This paper considers the background and new context for mineral development projects, and identifies local communities as one of the key new stakeholders whose needs, concerns and views must be taken into account or accommodated into a "socially acceptable" model for development of mineral projects.
This model calculates a probable range for the NPV of a portfolio of sustainability investments, including both the direct value creation and the indirect value protection of these investments. By highlighting the relative value of specific investments, the Tool will help to align the company’s core business objectives with the sustainability investments it makes.
Doing good: Business and the sustainability challenge is an Economist Intelligence Unit report that investigates the impact of sustainability on business today.
This site is designed to raise awareness of the Voluntary Principles, which have been developed to guide companies in balancing the needs for safety while respecting human rights and fundamental freedoms. On the site you will find the full text of the Voluntary Principles. You can also learn about the participants from government agencies, private companies, and non-governmental organizations.
Financial Valuation Tool Presentation
The state of responsible business: Global corporate response to environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges
The report details findings of extensive research into the degree to which companies are addressing key issues including corporate governance, environment, equal opportunities, human rights and supply chain, and finds that responsible practices are increasingly being adopted by companies worldwide.
This Communique discusses how the differing perceptions of developed and developing country stakeholders affect views on the mineral industry and sustainable development.
Business operates at the frontiers of society and is confronted by the triple imperatives of social responsibility, environmental sustainability and economic justice, companies will need to adapt or die. This book is an anthology of writing on the search for new visions of business and work for a fairer and more sustainable future. It explores such diverse subjects as ethical investment, community economics, sustainable companies, humanistic capitalism and meaningful work, as well as regional perspectives on corporate citizenship in Africa.