COI Panel Meeting Report: October 2017

Meeting of the Community of Interest Advisory Panel Summary Report, October 2-4, 2017, Raglan Mine, QC

The Community of Interest Advisory Panel (COI Panel) is an independent multi-stakeholder group that monitors the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative’s progress and serves as an external source of knowledge and experience. This executive summary provides a brief account of the meeting held between October 2 and 4, 2017 on the Raglan Mine site in Quebec.

The objectives of the October meeting were to:

  1. Complete the post‐verification review process for Glencore and Rio Tinto
  2. To gain an increased understanding about mining in a northern remote area by visiting Glencore’s Raglan Mine in Northern Quebec
  3. To connect with local communities of interest in Kangiqsujuaq to learn more about key social and environmental issues that matter to communities
  4. To validate the prioritization of key issues of focus for the COI Panel through the new issues tracking and materiality process

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