Digging Deeper: Understanding the Disclosure Disconnect in the Mining Sector

As the ESG space becomes more sophisticated, ESG disclosure becomes more complex. With a staggering number of reporting frameworks, initiatives and questionnaires, issuers and investors alike are struggling to understand how these elements interact. In April 2020, Millani conducted a perception study of  Canadian institutional investors to understand their view on the potential impact the […]

Canadian mining companies receive Towards Sustainable Mining Excellence Awards

The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected Agnico Eagle and IAMGOLD to receive this year’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of their “innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and environmental stewardship.”

Leading Canadian Mining Companies Recognized for Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements

OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected Agnico Eagle and IAMGOLD, leaders in Canada’s mining sector, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and environmental stewardship. MAC and its members understand the necessity […]

Community support vital to mining success

Three years ago, the global professional services firm BDO predicted that by 2020 community support for mining operations – so-called “social licence to operate” – would have greater influence on the success or failure of mining projects than national legislation. In a report examining the near future of mining, BDO predicted that even if mining […]

Australian Minerals Sector Takes Accountability to New Level

Ottawa, ON – Australia’s minerals industry will introduce the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) system to improve site-level performance through regular and transparent reporting on safety, environmental and social performance, including partnerships with First Nations landholders and communities. Adopting TSM – developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and implemented worldwide among mining nations – will […]

Canada’s miners condemn discrimination, racism and sexism

The Mining Association of Canada said Wednesday the commitment hinged on strengthening equity, diversity and inclusion in workplace culture, policies, procedures and practices; confronting conscious and unconscious bias and individual and systemic racism, sexism, ableism and discrimination; increasing representation of underrepresented groups, and collaboration; and enhanced reporting.