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Nov

14

November 14, 2017

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

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.

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights

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Nov

7

November 7, 2017

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

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.

#Energy and Extractives #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Aug

10

August 10, 2017

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

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.

#Energy and Extractives #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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May

15

May 15, 2017

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

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.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Future of Internet Power

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Apr

27

April 27, 2017

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

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.

#Energy and Extractives #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

10

April 10, 2017

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

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.

#Energy and Extractives #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Feb

28

February 28, 2017

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

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.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Power and Utilities

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Nov

3

November 3, 2016

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

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.

#BSR Conference #Energy and Extractives

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Oct

6

October 6, 2016

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

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.

#BSR Conference #Energy and Extractives

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Sep

23

September 23, 2016

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

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.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Future of Internet Power #Power and Utilities

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