Mining Sustainability 5 – ESG and the Financial Markets

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This is the fifth report from RFC Ambrian on sustainability in the mining industry. This report examines the pressures coming from investors and shareholders and capital markets in general from the recently accelerated focus on ESG and climate change.  Transformative Shift in Financial Markets: A transformative shift is taking place in financial markets with money flowing into investment strategies that emphasise…

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Mining Sustainability 4 – Climate Change and the Decarbonisation Challenge

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This is the fourth report from RFC Ambrian in our series on sustainability in the mining industry. This report is about climate change. We take a closer look at the mining industry’s CO2 footprint, what GHG emission targets mining companies are setting, and examine what they are doing to reduce their carbon footprints, particularly though the decarbonisation of energy. We also…

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Mining Sustainability 3 – The Impact on Companies of a Changing ESG Environment

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This is the third report from RFC Ambrian on sustainability in the mining industry. This report focuses on the pressures on mining companies coming from governments and regulators, NGOs and activists, as well as internal pressures from industry bodies and companies themselves. Starting with a Tarnished Image: It is an unavoidable fact that mining causes environmental and social impacts, however, it…

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Mining Sustainability 1 – Caught Between a Rock and a Green Place

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This is the first report by RFC Ambrian in our series on sustainability in the mining industry. Most of the issues surrounding sustainability are not new and there is a tremendous amount of literature available on all the subjects. However, much of this is either voluminous or presented in superficial sound bites. As a result, we will be examining sustainability…

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