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Energy And Extractives: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Extractives Sector

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10 Human Rights Priorities for the Extractives Sector

A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the extractives sector and opportunities for positive impact

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Energy And Extractives: Communities First: Top Human Rights Priorities for Extractives Companies

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Communities First: Top Human Rights Priorities for Extractives Companies

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.

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Energy And Extractives: In Defense of Transparency: Why Extractives Companies Should Remain Committed

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In Defense of Transparency: Why Extractives Companies Should Remain Committed

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.

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Energy And Extractives: Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

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Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

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.

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Energy And Extractives: How to Increase Your Company’s Renewables Portfolio

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How to Increase Your Company’s Renewables Portfolio

Here’s how to assess your options for procuring renewable energy and how to collaborate to increase your portfolio more quickly.

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Energy And Extractives: How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

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How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

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.

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Energy And Extractives: Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

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Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

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.

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Energy And Extractives: Mining Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Mining Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

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.

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Energy And Extractives: Clean Power Generates American Jobs and Business Competitiveness

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Clean Power Generates American Jobs and Business Competitiveness

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.

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Energy And Extractives: Lord Browne of Madingley Explores Bold Leadership at the BSR Conference 2016

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Lord Browne of Madingley Explores Bold Leadership at the BSR Conference 2016

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.

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Energy And Extractives: Being Bold: A Q&A with Lord John Browne, Executive Chairman, L1 Energy

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Being Bold: A Q&A with Lord John Browne, Executive Chairman, L1 Energy

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.

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Energy And Extractives: The Clean Power Plan Is Bold Policy that Will Benefit the Economy

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The Clean Power Plan Is Bold Policy that Will Benefit the Economy

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.

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