sharing in governance of extractive industries
The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released its Annual Review 2014 - Engaging with society.
The theme of this year’s review picks up from the previous annual review’s focus on strengthening relationships with communities. It examines the progress we are making on building this strategic priority into our work programs and other activities.
"ICMM has been instrumental in supporting…Continue
A new ICMM report provides a comprehensive picture of how important mining is to economies across the world, with evidence that the mining and metals industry makes its most significant contribution in the most impoverished regions of the world.
The role of mining in national economies builds an understanding of the scope, scale, impact and potential of the industry to spur growth and development. Using ICMM’s original…Continue
Businesses, governments and civil society organizations must each play their part in respecting and protecting human rights through their distinct, yet complementary, roles. These roles, set out in the three pillars of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, were the focus at the most recent United Nations’ Annual Business and Human Rights Forum.
More than 2,000 representatives…Continue
In the last few years, the issue of human rights has moved from being perceived as peripheral to business to one of central concern. This shift was cemented by the unanimous endorsement of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in 2011, which have become the global standard for preventing and addressing the risk of adverse impacts on human rights linked to business…Continue