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September 9, 2020

V Foro Regional de La Naciones Unidades (ONU) sobre las Empresas y Derechos Humanos para América Latina y El Caribe

"Saber y mostrar" - Transparencia empresarial en materia de derechos humanos en ALC. Sesión organizada por el Centro Vincular (PUCV) de Chile. Con: Jvan Gaffuri (S&P Global), Ingrid Koch (PUCV), Pierre de Pasquale (RMF), Laura Espinach (GRI), Carolina Hoyl (PUCV).

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August 7, 2020

Gestion des résidus miniers : L’ONU instaure de nouvelles normes

Élaborées par le Programme des Nations unies pour l’environnement (PNUE), ces normes s’appliquent aux installations existantes et futures en intégrant les considérations sociales, environnementales, économiques et techniques locales. Ce qui ne semble pas être le cas jusqu’à présent, comme en témoigne le rapport 2020 de Responsible Mining Foundation, un organisme de recherche pour l’amélioration des pratiques du secteur minier.

Le Matin
August 5, 2020

Global standard on waste dams released in response to multiple mining disasters

Still, an April report from the Responsible Mining Foundation deemed the industry's response on tailings dams weak, noting for example that few mine sites could show evidence that they informed local communities about what to do in the event of a tailings dam emergency.

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Coal Zoom
July 22, 2020

New report by Responsible Mining Foundation calls on mining companies to show commitment to human rights defenders protection

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 defenders. Defenders play a vitally important role in standing up against human rights abuses that can be associated with the presence of mining operations...

Business & Human Rights Resource Center
July 22, 2020

Creating value for many (and money) through mining

"Indeed, while I was writing this article, the Responsible Mining Index published its 2020 report and trust deficit with local communities was the number one risk identified by mining companies for the second year in a row."

The Intelligent Miner
July 20, 2020

How data can help mining companies tackle their trust deficit

A new report by the Responsible Mining Foundation shows how better and more transparent use of data can help close this gap.

World Economic Forum
July 6, 2020

“SDG-washing”: are miners falling short on commitments?

The Responsible Mining Foundation has released its latest report into the sustainable practices of some of the world’s largest miners, and while the general trend is positive, a lack of clear commitments and a worrying trend of “SDG-washing” remains in the industry. We speak to the foundation to find out more.

Mining Technology
July 6, 2020

¿Minería responsable en América Latina y el Caribe?

El Centro Vincular de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso ha establecido una alianza con el Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) para poner en valor a nivel regional los resultados del índice sobre Minería Responsable 2020.