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There is a disjuncture between the intended impact of the comprehensive regulatory framework for the mining industry in South Africa and the lived reality of many of the country’s mining-affected communities." With that, Gwendolyn Wellman provides highlights of the South African Human Rights Commission Report of the National Hearing on the Underlying Socio-economic Challenges of Mining-affected Communities....

Rodrigo Cassola shares a video an investor perspective on biodiversity risks in the mining sector.

Eva Gurrria invites you to a Forest-Smart Mining side event in New York on September 25.

And Alice Powell rounds up news and resources on the intersection of extractives governance, environmental justice, and gender.

These and more jobs, blogs, photos, videos, and discussions on GOXI.

New members - Welcome
New posts
  • Biodiversity risks in the mining sector: in investor perspective - Rodrigo Cassola - Watch video
  • Check out the Research Group for Sustainable Impacts (RG-SI) - Caitlin Corrigan - Read
  • CDP consultation on 2019 FORESTS metals & mining/coal - Rodrigo Cassola - Read
  • Gender & Extractives: July/August - Alice Powell - Read
  • SA human rights commission report on socio-economic challenges in mining-affected communities - Gwendolyn Wellmann - Read


  • AusIMM;Calling for Abstracts | PACRIM 2019; Auckland; August 28, 2018 - RSVP
  • Ana Maria Esteves; New Social Impact Assessment E-learning Programme; September 3, 2018 - October 26, 2018 - RSVP
  • AusIMM;Call for Abstracts are open | 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry; Sydney; September 3, 2018 - RSVP
  • Prudence Ukwishate; RDF's Online Repository Training II; September 4, 2018 - RSVP
  • Pontsho Ledwaba; ASM Conference 2018; Johannesburg, South Africa, September 10 - 11, 2018 - RSVP
Jobs and More
  • GIZ -Advisor (m/f/d) for Extractive Resource Governance - Apply
  • IGF Secretariat  -Consultant for Gender in Mining Tool - Apply
  • Kumi - Sustainability Analyst, London - Apply
  • CDP - Short-term consultant (Mining Sector Water-Related Expert) - Apply
  • EITI International Secretariat - Legal Specialist - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Kirsten Hund

Kirsten Hund is a Sr. Mining Specialist with the Energy and Extractives Global Practice of the World Bank, where she works on mineral sector governance and sustainable development in mineral rich developing countries. Her current responsibilities include leading mining sector support projects in Ethiopia, Armenia, Georgia, Ghana and Niger, as well as coordinating global knowledge projects Mining and Climate Change and ‘Forest Smart Mining’. Having worked on the social and environmental impacts of oil and mineral extraction for over a decade, she joined the World Bank in August 2012. Prior to joining the World Bank she served as the regional advisor on extractive industries for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Central African office, based in Gabon, and as a Sr Social Specialist with SRK Consulting in Johannesburg. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and a DEUSS in International Humanitarian Assistance from the University of Aix-Marseille, France.

(Information on featured members and organizations is based on content shared by members or publicly available information, sometimes edited for language and brevity, and should not be considered an endorsement by GOXI of any member's skills or experience.)

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Beyond GOXI: Books, news, papers and reports
  • Saudi Aramco stalled IPO will dent investor confidence - The Economist - Read
  • Fueling a town with waste - Mining.com - Read
  • Sinopec posts record profit - MSN - Read
  • INFOGRAPHIC: The human impact on the world's forests - Visual Capitalist - See
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