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October 21, 2015
Tom Butler, CEO of ICMM, today wrote to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to offer support for an international climate change agreement. The letter included the following statement on climate change, endorsed by the CEOs of the 23 ICMM member companies which collaborate to promote responsible mining.
October 16, 2015
ICMM CEO Tom Butler shares insights into resettlement with Oxfam’s Chris Madden. The intrerview featured at Oxfam’s Sustainable Mining Symposium in Melbourne on 13 October 2015 and includes insights from Jon on Samuel, Group Head of Government and Social Affairs at Anglo American. View the video on YouTube.
October 8, 2015
How, and how actively, has IFC been engaged in the natural resources sector? Many poor countries depend on natural resource development to fuel social and economic investments. As such IFC promotes tangible benefit-sharing across all stakeholders groups. Read the full story here.
October 5, 2015
Will recent natural gas discoveries help Tanzania become an economic powerhouse? The answer to this question isn’t quite simple. The gas and oil wealth will require a commitment from all the country’s stakeholders.
October 5, 2015
Where: Lima, Peru
When: Tuesday October 6, 2015
5:00-7:00 pm (Lima)
6:00-8:00 pm (EST)
Join us for an inspirational sequence of talks, performance and films, which features presenters drawn from a range of disciplines and who are creative and original in their presentations. Watch live and join the conversation on Twitter: #InclusionMatters #SocialInclusion #wblive
October 2, 2015
The EITI process is proving to be magnet for information gathering and heated discussion about the management of the oil, gas and mining sectors in the DR Congo. With an improved process, comes increased expectations.
October 2, 2015
When: Monday, October 5, 2015 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036
At this roundtable meeting, Brandon Brockmyer and Jonathan Fox will present their findings. Kathrin Frauscher, program director for the Open Contracting Partnership, will offer comments. The session will bring together a select group of persons with a strong interest in this domain, and will seek to generate a focused, searching discussion. The event is being co-sponsored by the School of International Service of American University and the Transparency and Accountability Initiative.
September 10, 2015
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) was ranked by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as the mining industry’s leader in overall sustainability, marking the ninth consecutive year the company has been included on the index.
September 3, 2015
A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to fast-track a final rule requiring oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments, after a human rights group complained the regulator was dragging its feet.
September 2, 2015
Delphi Sun, VP and Head of LNG Trading at Sinopec talks about LNG trading and the impact of falling oil prices on trading dynamics in Asia.
August 28, 2015
Transport for Cape Town (TCT), is celebrating Women’s Month by introducing its first all-female roads repair team, based at the Ndabeni Roads Depot.
August 15, 2015
The Center for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) has released a report called Exploring the Community’s Right-to-Know which presents the findings of a brief field engagement with the Ramu Nickel project operating on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in Madang Province with majority ownership by a Chinese firm.
August 11, 2015
Myanmar’s EITI process and the role of companies: CSO leader says ‘government must have political will’
July 28, 2015
The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development launched the online public consultation process on the draft Guidance for Governments on Managing Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM), at the 9th ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains, in Paris, France.
July 15, 2015
Africa Strategic Infrastructure Initiative: A Principled Approach to Infrastructure Project Preparation Facilities
The World Economic Forum has released a report called “Africa Strategic Infrastructure Initiative: A Principled Approach to Infrastructure Project Preparation Facilities” which discusses amendments to project financing in Africa, from concept to operation.