sharing in governance of extractive industries

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI 

Aluminium, cadmium, cobalt, copper gallium, indium, indium, iron, lead, lithium, manganese, nickel, silica, silver, selenium, tellurium, tin, zinc....By applying risk and governance lenses to data, Levin Sources gives an in-depth look at the changing supply chains powering green technology.

Meanwhile, the planet’s mines are poised to be the centrifugal force needed to accelerate economic prosperity while addressing climate, Joseph Kirschke argues from Down Under. 

Royalties should essentially be seen as compensation for the sale of shared inheritance. This is the view of the Goa Foundation, Publish What You Pay's newest member in India. Read more about the Foundation's approach to mineral wealth management

In this policy paper, the Natural Resource Governance Institute assesses Mongolia's experience with a key aspect of mineral wealth management: local level agreements. 

On the local level, everyone wants jobs, but how many jobs, exactly, do extractive industry investments create? There's a handbook for that. 

Flaviano Bianchini of SOURCE talks to Jasmin Blessing and Sarah Daitch on environmental monitoring and access to information. 

Panama Paper, Paradise Papers...Paul Ogwu tackles the "global corruption network." 

On the national level, as Tanzania marks its independence from colonial rule, Jovitha looks at the fight against corruption in the extractive industries and the country's economic future. 

And Mukasiri Sibanda explains forms of gender-based violence in artisanal and small-scale gold mining. 

REMEMBER to join the GOXI Learning Series webinar on December 13 at 0900 ET, which will explore meaningful stakeholder engagement. 

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

New members - Welcome
  • Tuvshinjargal Gantumur; Officer in charge of complaint and inquiry - National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Colin Robertson; DRC Programs Coordinator - Rainforest Foundation; London, United Kingdom
  • Arnold Nyaga; Researcher - OxfamGB - KCSPOG; Nairobi, Kenya
  • Prudence Ukwishatse; Senior Revenue Specialist - Revenue Development Foundation; Monrovia, Liberia
  • Alexia Skok; Communications and Advocacy Coordinator - Mining for Sustainable Development Programme; Victoria, Australia
  • Ulrik Westman; Head of International Unit - Swedish EPA; Stockholm, Sweden
New posts
  • Minerals as a Shared Inheritance: rethinking the resource curse - Publish What You Pay - Read
  • Artisanal and small scale mining women academy off the blocks - Mukasiri Sibanda - Read
  • NGGI's policy briefing on local level agreements in Mongolia’s resource sector - Byambajav Dalaibuyan - Read
  • Webinar on how participatory environmental monitoring can prevent conflict, with a focus on the LAC region - Environmental Governance COP - Read
  • Minerals of the green economy: solar photovoltaics and lithium-ion batteries - Levin Sources - Read
  • Climate resilience from Down Under: Scaling Australia’s mines and clean energy - Joseph F. Kirschke - Read
  • Découvrez comment l'or artisanal est utilisé pour contourner le contrôle des changes en Afrique de l'Ouest - Patrick Schein - Read
  • Challenges and opportunities in environmental monitoring of mining: an interview with Flaviano Bianchini - Sarah Daitch - Read


  • GOXI Learning Series; Webinar on Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement; December 13, 2017 - RSVP
Jobs and More
  • Fundraising and Administration - Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Gustavo R. Espinoza Ramos

Gustavo R. Espinoza Ramos is a PhD student at the University of Westminster. His research explores the contribution of community partnership to the development of Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiatives in the Peruvian Mining industry that support the approval of the social license to operate. This thesis aims to evaluate the impact of community partnership agreements in order to attain the social license to operate in the mining industry in Peru, to evaluate how legal framework contributes to the community participation during the development of CSR initiatives in the mining industry, to analyse whether the community concerns could develop social, environmental and economic performance indicators in sustainability reports; and to determine the best practices for the development of community partnership agreements.

(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
  • Brazil's Samarco wins waste permit in small step toward resuming operations - Reuters - Read
  • Venezuela struggles to ship oil - Oil Price - Read
  • Glencore to double cobalt output on electric vehicle demand -  Bloomberg - Read
  • World Bank to stop funding oil, gas projects from 2019 - France24 - Read
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