Press releases

Responsible Mining Index Framework 2020 Published

11.07.2019

The Responsible Mining Foundation publishes its new framework ahead of the release of the Responsible Mining Index Report, due in early 2020. The document sets out the core content of the RMI 2020 methodology. It provides a comprehensive reference of the major aspects of responsible mining.
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Research Insight on Women Miners

26.04.2019

How have mining companies responded to the challenges of making the traditionally male-dominated industry safer and more suitable for women workers? The new Research Insight by the Responsible Mining Foundation based on the RMI 2018 Report takes a closer look.
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Research Insight on Tailings management

11.02.2019

The Responsible Mining Foundation publishes new research insight on tailings management. The article highlights a key finding of the 2018 Responsible Mining Index report: the 30 large-scale companies assessed scored an average of only 22% on tracking, reviewing and acting to improve their tailings risk management.
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Mine-site Study Published

23.01.2019

A study by the Responsible Mining Foundation reveals weak disclosure of environmental, social and governance information by Toronto-listed small and mid-tier companies with mine sites in Australia, Burkina Faso, Canada, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mexico, Kyrgyz Republic, and Suriname.
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RMI 2018 launch

11.04.2018

The Responsible Mining Foundation launched the Responsible Mining Index Report 2018, which aims to encourage continuous improvement in responsible mining and support leading practice and learning.
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Watch the RMI 2018 Launch

11.04.2018

The launch of the RMI 2018 filmed by the Graduate Institute of Geneva presents the findings of the first Responsible Mining Index, which assesses the policies and practices of 30 large-scale mining companies.
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