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A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the extractives sector and opportunities for positive impact
These top three opportunities for the extractives industry to make a positive impact on human rights all relate to including and empowering people in the communities where they operate.
In spite of the U.S. government’s decision to withdraw from the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative, extractives companies should continue to pursue transparent practices to protect their reputations and licenses to operate.
In the mining sector, stakeholder engagement is particularly relevant given the close proximity to and impact on local communities through the use of resources such as water, energy, and land. While every company’s specific stakeholders depend on its operating circumstances, extractives companies should consider these stakeholder groups when developing an engagement strategy.
Here’s how to assess your options for procuring renewable energy and how to collaborate to increase your portfolio more quickly.
We sat down with a team from Newmont Mining to understand what a successful approach to advancing women's economic empowerment looks like in practice.
Companies can create conflict minerals programs with positive social impacts by broadening their geographic focus and responsible procurement efforts and deepening their transparency and partnerships to engage government.
This brief highlights how companies in the mining industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.
Transformations in the U.S. energy sector toward renewable sources have led to increased employment, more efficient energy use, and more. Withdrawing from the Clean Air Act, including the Clean Power Plan, will slow this progress but will not undermine it.
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Lord John Browne of Madingley, L1 Energy Executive Chairman, highlighted the importance of authenticity and inclusion in business and in life.
Lord John Browne, who will address the BSR Conference 2016 as a plenary speaker, discussed some of his bold decisions, the importance of being bold in sustainability, and the difference between being bold and being reckless.
The U.S. Clean Power Plan is one of the most significant pieces of environmental policy the United States has ever seen, and it will help companies remove barriers to climate goals and reduce business risk.