sharing in governance of extractive industries

Emily Nickerson
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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Engineers Without Borders Canada
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Job Title
Program Manager, Mining Shared Value
About My Work
Mining Shared Value (MSV), is an non-profit initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB), works to inform and empower the global mining industry, governments and communities to increase local procurement in host countries. Rather than focus on one mine or one host community, we work to systemically change the entire sector so that local procurement increases. We provide the pressure and resources required to help the mining industry purchase more locally to create shared value between industry and host economies.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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New report on local procurement reporting across the global mining industry

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 23:00 0 Comments

In anticipation of next month’s release of the Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism, Mining Shared Value (MSV), an initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada, has released the third edition of…


The merits and ​p​itfalls of ​l​ocal ​p​rocurement ​re​gulations for ​the mining ​s​ector

Posted on March 3, 2017 at 21:30 0 Comments

Governments in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions are striving to ensure more of the potential economic benefits from mining stay within the borders of host countries. One of the common outcomes of what is termed “the resource curse” – where countries with high production of extractive industry resources paradoxically have worse development outcomes than those without – is that mining operations use little locally produced and supplied goods and services.

In response,…


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