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Equator Principles (EPIII) and IFC Performance Standards Training Courses
Following successful courses delivered in London (hosted by Parsons Brinkerhoff on 21 Sept) and Toronto (hosted by TD Bank on 29 Oct),
Equator Principles – Creating New Regulators or the Extra Mile?
A recent note on the LinkedIn site of the
Supporting Centerra Gold and Kumtor with GRI Reporting
Biodiversity Offsets and Enhancements in Mining
A recent BBOP newsletter and Kumtor Gold’s development of its Biodiversity Management Strategy underlined this: many (perhaps not all) roads lead to Rome and positive conservation outcomes. Does Kumtor's approach to support snow leopard and other conservation efforts in Central Asia add value? Will it's collaboration with NGOs such as FFI, the Sarychat Ertash Nature Reserve (Zapovednik) and others work?
LinkedIn endorsements: a dime a dozen or valuable?
Taking a break from drafting a sustainability report about a diamond mine, I was enjoying an endorsement by someone who has been observing me dealing with biodiversity and stakeholder engagement. I cherish it along with my other ca 200 endorsements (many thanks!). But are such endorsements gimmicky or do they provide insights about core skills, experiences & peer network?
Prizma publishes Winter 2012 Newsletter
Prizma publishes Winter 2012 Newsletter (PDF, 501 KB). Articles: Biodiversity Management Strategy & Plan for Kumtor Gold Mine; Sustainability Reporting for Lucara Diamond Corp.; Training Community Relations Officers from Mongolia, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan; and Gold Reserve Updates about ICSID Arbitration.
Prizma’s Top 10 Blogs in 2012
It’s that time of year again. As before, I have listed my Top 10 blogs below. Similar to last year, I blogged about 40 articles. Also similar to last year, my blog attracted over 17,000 page views in 2012. Top entries relate to IFC Performance Standards/Equator Principles, GRI and Sustainability Reporting, and the mining sector.
Gold Reserve ICSID Arbitration Update