Over the past several years, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and Millani have been working together to foster dialogue between mining issuers and Canadian institutional investors on a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics. This report is an outcome of Mining in Transition: People Powering the Transition, a conference and roundtable session […]
Everyone is still talking about ESG. Companies are producing ESG reports, governments have ESG policies, investors are ranking companies based on their ESG performance, and the list goes on. But that does not mean that everyone gets ESG. To be honest, the ESG field is changing and maturing so fast that there is not necessarily a firm definition or system for […]
Investing in the mining sector through an environmental, social and governance (ESG) lens is more complex than just allocating to miners producing metals key to the energy transition to low-carbon technologies such as lithium, nickel and other components. Rather, it involves a broader approach of analyzing the mining process itself, according to experts.
A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.
The intensifying focus on Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) factors will underpin the acceleration of three interconnected trends for the Canadian mining industry in 2022.
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is the national organization of the Canadian mining industry. We represent companies involved in mineral exploration, mining, smelting, refining and semi-fabrication. Our member companies account for most of Canada’s output of metals and minerals. MAC’s functions include advocacy, stewardship and collaboration. Our goals are to promote the industry’s interests […]
According to World Bank estimates, an up to 500 per cent increase in the production of multiple mineral and metal inputs is required to produce the clean technology essential for limiting rising global temperatures to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
The federal government has begun developing regulations to allow oilsands operators in northern Alberta to begin releasing treated tailings water back into the environment, something that’s been prohibited for decades.