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WWF Calls on Corporates to Implement Credible Mining Certification

WWF Germany recently published a report, Boom in Raw Materials: Between Profits and Losses, which offers one of the first concrete rebuttals from a major environmental group against the notion that industry actions alone are enough to move the global industrial mining sector towards greater responsibility. Overall the report says companies need to take the…

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Mine Measure self-assessment tool released

Mine sites can use the self-assessment tool to prepare for independent auditing of achievement, scheduled to begin in 2019, and also provide feedback to IRMA to improve its certification system. Read full press release here.

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New Standard for Responsible Mining Released

Multi-sector effort to certify social and environmental performance at mine sites globally. TORONTO, June 28 2018 /CNW/ – Today, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) released the Standard for Responsible Mining, a precedent-setting global certification program for industrial-scale mine sites. With growing awareness and demand for ecologically and socially-responsible products jewelers, electronics businesses, auto makers and others have sought…

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