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RMI Report 2020

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September 17, 2020

Mining and the SDGs: how to address the materiality mismatch?

This Research Insight dives into the results found for three topics that have been on the list of “material” issues of most mining companies, shareholders, investors and lenders for years: Communities, Water and Gender. They all show a significant gap between what is being addressed by mining companies and what society expects, as framed in the SDGs.

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July 22, 2020

Human rights defenders: Are mining companies playing their part?

The latest RMI Report 2020 reveals that most companies fail to demonstrate even a commitment to respect the internationally accepted rights and protections accorded to human rights defenders.

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June 22, 2020

Gender inequality runs deep in mining

Gender equality is clearly a challenge for the mining industry. In mining companies and mining-affected communities, women are most often at a disadvantage compared to their male counterparts. Are companies taking adequate action on these issues? Evidence suggests not.

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