The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has held that JPMorgan Chase must include a climate-related shareholder proposal on its proxy this year.
By nature, mining activities are resource intensive, and by coincidence they are often located in geographies particularly vulnerable to climate change.
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Precious metals mining company, Sibanye-Stillwater, has been accepted as a member of the International Council on Mining and Metals, or ICMM.
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.
Many of the world’s largest mining companies risk the perception that they are ‘SDGwashing’ through selective reporting on these universal goals.
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.
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.
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.