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The Responsible Mining Index (RMI) Draft Methodology has been released for public comment.

Deadline for comments: Friday 24 March 2017.

 

The Responsible Mining Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the Responsible Mining Index (RMI) Draft Methodology for public comment. The full-length Draft Methodology report is available in English. Summary versions are also available in EnglishFrenchSpanishChinese and Russian.

 

View RMI Draft Methodology here

 

Our sincere thanks to the wide range of stakeholders and experts from around the world who have contributed in various ways to the development of the Draft  Methodology.

The Responsible Mining Foundation invites comments and recommendations from all stakeholder groups around the world during this public comment period.

The comments and recommendations received will be reviewed and carefully considered as the RMI methodology is finalised in the coming months.

Please send your comments and recommendations to: consultations@responsibleminingindex.org 

by Friday 24 March 2017

together with the name of the individual or organisation, and contact information in the event of further clarification.

 

Disclaimer: Please note that while RMF endeavours to achieve accurate translation, there may be some slight discrepancy between the translated versions and the original. The English-language document, available at www.responsibleminingindex.org, is the default correct version. RMF would welcome any suggested rewording of the translated versions to ensure a better representation of the original.

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Comment by Pierre De Pasquale on March 17, 2017 at 3:54

Dear Claire, sorry for this late answer, I have been travelling since. But yes, all comments and recommendations we have been receiving and will receive will be published at the end of the public comment period: 24th March 2017. We expect the Index to be useful for all stakeholders and decision-makers, with the ultimate beneficiaries being communities and workers. Hope you'll have some time to have a look at the draft methodology. Cheers

Comment by Claire Woodside on March 3, 2017 at 16:13

Hi Pierre, Thanks for responding. I am sorry that my question was not clear, I am wondering whether  all the comments received will be posted publicly? Ie. Are comments submitted posted directly on your website? Before we decide whether to invest in submitting a comment, my other question are 1) what role do civil society play in verifying the accuracy of the data/validating results? and 2) Who is the user community for this index? Thanks for all the help. Cheers.

Comment by Pierre De Pasquale on March 3, 2017 at 16:09

Thanks for your interest Claire! Well, we will indeed report publicly about all the comments/recommendations received. If you have read the draft methodology, I am sure you have seen the 3 Measurement Areas we will be using to assess the different issue ares: commitment, action and effectiveness. If you have time, please send us your comments at consultations@responsibleminingindex.org, it would be much appreciated, and we could surely give you answers in more details! We will review all the recommendations when the deadline for submission is reached (24 march 2017) and do our best to adjust the final methodology. Cheers

Comment by Claire Woodside on March 2, 2017 at 21:50

Will all the comments submitted be posted publicly? How does the index measure the translation of good policy into good policy implementation? What role civil society play in verifying the 'accuracy of the facts' used in the index?

Thanks!

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