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US companies perform twice as badly as Europeans on human rights ranking

Terry Slavin, (Nov 15, 2018)

Starbucks and Kraft Heinz are among a dubious roll call of American firms that scored less than 10% on the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, where Germany’s Adidas took first place

Licence to Legacy briefing Part 1: The benefits of social legacy planning

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 30, 2016)

Closure planning should not be a project at the end of the life of an operation but part of the site’s broader business case and day to day operational management and planning.

Licence to Legacy briefing Part 2: The challenges of social legacy planning

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 26, 2016)

A lack of internal commitment will increase the potential exposure of social legacy planning to budget contraction

Successfully manage partnerships between indigenous communities and extractives industry

Steve Wade, (Feb 11, 2016)

The Responsible Extractives webinar series kicked off with an hour-long webinar on partnering with local communities. We were privileged to be joined from 2 experts in the area

Infographic: Sustainability trends in Mining, Oil & Gas

Steven Wade, (Jan 5, 2016)

What is the top challenge for mining, oil and gas sustainability professionals in 2016?

Human Rights within mining, oil and gas

Liam Dowd, (Sep 17, 2015)

Second in our series of whitepaper extracts, this article is taken from the 2015 Responsible Extractives Report

EthicsWatch: Australia - Great barriers facing coal mining

Giles Parkinson, (Aug 6, 2015)

Those planning projects that come with environmental risks are increasingly encountering a lack of financial support, as with the case of a major coal mine in Australia

EthicsWatch: Company ownership - EITI

Ellen R Delisio, (Jul 14, 2015)

Company disclosure laws introduced for UK extractives companies

Women in mining: Africa - Businesses need to mine women’s talent

UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, (Jun 9, 2015)

Women must be better represented in Africa’s growing extractive sector, for the sake of commercial success as well as fairness

Extractives: Social licence - Case studies

Sam Phipps, (Jun 5, 2015)

Four insightful case studies detailing how some of the largest companies within the extractives industry are approaching and managing environments and communities local to their operations

Extractives: Social licence - A mine of challenges

Sam Phipps, (Jun 5, 2015)

When it comes to sustainability in the extractives industry, purists might see a contradiction in terms. But if the interests of local communities are kept central, there is more chance net benefits will follow

Corporate profile: ArcelorMittal – A steely eye on emissions

Ellen R Delisio, (Jun 4, 2015)

Steel giant ArcelorMittal faces a tough challenge in making its resources-intensive business sustainable, but it has a plan, and with scale comes impact

Press Release: UK Government talk to Extractive Industry Leaders about shared value

EC Newsdesk, (May 22, 2015)

Rt Hon Henry Bellingham to meet with CEO’s & Senior Executives from Vedanta, GoldCorp, Anglo American, BP & Shell about CSR and socio-economic development in the extractive industry

EthicsWatch: Transparency – Azerbaijan EITI status downgraded

Ellen R Delisio, (May 6, 2015)

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative joins public criticism of the Azerbaijan government’s repressive political tactics

PolicyWatch – May 2015

Stephen Gardner, (May 5, 2015)

Cleaner waters in China, environmentally-sound video gaming, an end to routine gas flaring and human rights in Vietnam

Press Release: Royal Dutch Shell plc has released its Sustainability Report for 2014

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 10, 2015)

The report covers Shell’s environmental and social performance for the year and outlines the company’s sustainability approach globally

Press release: Anglo American’s effective partnerships are essential for achieving sustainable change

PRESS RELEASE, (Mar 16, 2015)

Anglo American published its 14th annual Sustainable Development Report today, detailing the global diversified mining company’s sustainability performance for 2014.

Comment: Industry perspectives on social responsibility in extractives

Steven Wade, (Mar 5, 2015)

The below conclusions are taken from research carried out by Ethical Corporation of 249 professionals working in mining, oil and gas

C-Suite interview: Charles Jeannes, chief executive officer of Goldcorp

Oliver Balch, (Mar 4, 2015)

As head of a major gold mining corporation, Charles Jeannes knows well the need for the host community to consent to and benefit from a business’s operations

Case study: The cost of community conflict

Sam Phipps, (Jan 30, 2015)

The direct cost of community conflict in the extractives industry is high, according to a 2014 report by the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (CSRI) at Harvard Kennedy School