energy JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase forced to cooperate with GHG emission information

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has held that JPMorgan Chase must include a climate-related shareholder proposal on its proxy this year.
Climate Change

Climate-proofing mining operations in a era of climate change

By nature, mining activities are resource intensive, and by coincidence they are often located in geographies particularly vulnerable to climate change.

ICMM welcomes Sibanye-Stillwater to its membership

Precious metals mining company, Sibanye-Stillwater, has been accepted as a member of the International Council on Mining and Metals, or ICMM.
illegal mining

Illegal mining threatens formalised industry activities

Rampant illegal mining poses a considerable threat to the formal mining industry in terms of sustainability as well as posing innumerable risk to the wellbeing of surrounding communities, according to Aspasa director Nico Pienaar.

Rwandan tin smelter certified conflict-free

LuNa Smelter, the only tin smelter in East Africa, has been certified as conflict-free in accordance with the Responsible Minerals Assurance Process – the flagship programme of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI).
Sustainable Development Goals

Mining companies in danger of perceived ‘SDG-washing’

Many of the world’s largest mining companies risk the perception that they are ‘SDGwashing’ through selective reporting on these universal goals.

B2Gold donates 1 000 oz of gold toward rhino conservation

Gold mining major B2Gold Corp. has donated 1 000 oz of gold, with a value of approximately US$1.5 million, to support black rhino conservation and the communities that protect them in Namibia, Southern Africa.

ICMM enhances membership requirements

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today launched its enhanced membership requirements – ICMM’s Mining Principles – which now include site-level validation and transparent disclosure.
Environment de beers

Runner-up: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability – De Beers Group

Towards the middle of 2019 De Beers Group had relocated 100 elephants from its Venetia Nature Reserve in South Africa to a national park in Mozambique.
Forgotten Parks

Winner: Excellence in Environmental Sustainability – Forgotten Parks

The Congolese Wildlife Authority says that the country is in need of support to return some of the world’s most beautiful parks to their original states.

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