Mining companies and stakeholders in the mining sector are increasingly acknowledging the tremendous potential and essential role of women in the minerals industry. The same trend is visible in the international discourse on climate change.
This blog explores how women are disproportionately affected by climate change and environmental degradation. It looks at how important it is for companies, governments, and civil society in mining to formulate the right responses. It also sets out how women must be involved in delivering the ambitions of transitioning to a more sustainable and inclusive minerals sector.