15 of 18 ICMM Company Members Produced A+ GRI Reports
ICMM's Annual Review notes high rates of A+ level sustainability reporting among company members, adoption of AA1000 stakeholder engagement standard, and identifies emerging issues in metals and mining sector.
The International Council on Mining and Metals (
ICMM’s goal is to address the core sustainable development challenges faced by the industry. ICMM's member companies comprise African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Barrick, BHP Billiton, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Goldcorp, Gold Fields, Minerals and Metals Group, Lonmin, Mitsubishi Materials, Newmont, JX Nippon Mining & Metals, Rio Tinto, Sumitomo Metal Mining, Teck, Vale, Xstrata.
The three issues which captured my attention in ICMM’s 2010 Annual Review were these:
First, 15 of ICMM’s 18 member companies obtained an ‘A+’
Second, ICMM is pursuing a more formalized relationships strategy using the
Third, ICMM identified 15 emerging (?) issues relevant to the metals and mining sector. These include water, climate change, community consent and material supply chains.
ICMM continues to set an example as a leading industry club which is not limiting its activities to the least common denominator that appears to hamper other industry clubs. You can download ICMM’s report
About the author: Mehrdad Nazari (MBA, MSc, LEAD Fellow) is a Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability Reporting & ESIA Advisor, and Director of
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