At the core: The people powering the mining transition

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 […]

ESG 101: A primer

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 […]

Tools for ESG investing in mining are emerging but due diligence challenges remain

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.

Three Mining Trends To Watch For In 2022

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.

Facts & Figures 2021

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 […]

Helping to advance a net-zero future

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.