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Local Procurement in Canadian Mining Sector
In February 2014, Engineers Without Borders Canada released a
Visiting Yuri Gagarin’s Bust – Postcard from Kyrgyzstan
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),
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?
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.
Training CROs to Strengthen Social License
Developing and maintaining a social license has become a key success factor for extractive companies. The performance of Community Relations or Liaison Officers (CROs or CLOs) plays a critical role in this process as we heard during a recent training event in Central Asia. How do you boost the performance of your CRO teams? Shortlink: http://wp.me/p27qSt-sZ Read More
Gold Reserve ICSID Arbitration Update