Mining's Contribution to Sustainable Development
You may ask: what is the value of mining to your country—can it be a bridge to a better future? Our answer is yes, if the process is done responsibly and effectively. Learning our way forward to being more responsible and effective, strengthening our contribution to sustainable development is the task before ICMM, its members and the industry as a whole.
The Dragons Enter: Chinese Mining Companies Shake the World of Sustainability
Six years ago, an advance team preparing for then-Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit to Zambia, Africa's leading copper producer, made an unpleasant discovery: Mass protests awaited his groundbreaking event at the Cambeshi copper mine where Hu would announce the commissioning of a $200-million smelter. [...]
Mining Sector CSR in the Age of Social Media
"A picture really does tell a thousand words, and to a media and public that don't know much about what the inside of a mine looks like," Ross said, "these pictures tell them we are doing our best, and that we do think these events are truly catastrophic."
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
The Council is a coalition of 160 corporations dedicated to sustainable business.
World Summit on Sustainable Development
The United Nations Global Summit on Sustainability held in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2002. The CSR Group were official delegates to the WSSD.
Sustainable Development International
This content-rich site includes research and media coverage on a host of CSR issues.
United Nations Environmental Program - Finance Initiatives
The UNEPFI seeks to promote financial aspects of sustainability. The site features downloadable studies on sustainability financing.
Caux Round Table
The CRT is a group of senior business leaders from Europe, Japan and North America who are committed to the promotion of principled business leadership. The CRT believes that business has a crucial role in identifying and promoting sustainable and equitable solutions to key global issues affecting the physical, social and economic environments.
European Partners for the Environment
EPE is a multi-stakeholder forum which builds the ground for consensus on sustainability. EPE serves as a catalyst, in Europe and around the world, to achieve into the future a better balance between the environmental, social and economic elements of life.
International Institute for Sustainable Development
The IISD advances policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and indicators, and natural resource management to make development sustainable.