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Monday, September 16, 2013

Escalating Social Risk for Mining Sector

Canada's CSR Counsellor for the Extractive Sector, Marketa Evans, writes in the Canadian Mining Journal about social risks affecting the mining industry globally.  In the management of social risk, including the risks of community conflicts and social opposition, Ms. Evans states that the industry has so far taken more limited measures than have been taken for environmental risks, even though increasing evidence suggests that social risk constitutes a material risk to mining operations. Full article can be read here.

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