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How to build your Business Case for Sustainability
 
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This webinar covers the topic of how to systematically build the business case for sustainability and demonstrates which factors are crucial for building a successful "total business case" for your sustainability strategy. The webinar will be held and discussed with you by Karin Ekberg, Founder and CEO of Leadership & Sustainability. She will take you on a journey about the business case for sustainability and all you need to know about it. Together you will: • Explore different approaches to build the business case for sutainability and what 5 steps are crucial to it • Learn how the business case is linked to your sustainability strategy • Discover best-case and worst-case examples from several industries • Discuss what is most important when building your individual business case for sustainability! https://www.leadership-sustainability.com/contact/ E-Mail: [email protected] Mobile: +49 (151) 461 70 184
Municipal and Provincial Sustainability Reporting: Case Studies Panel - Catherine Matheson
 
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The focus of this panel is the creation of a new municipal development plan for the City of Winnipeg, using as a case study the transformation of Sudbury from a mining and mineral production hub to its current status as a centre of education, health and tourism, including an examination of what led to its discovery and recognition of education as a means of sustainability. Also featured is the process of development of sustainable prosperity measures for Nova Scotia and details of its economic development strategy, including natural, financial, built, human and social capital. Panelists: Becky Raddatz and Ian Hall, Property & Development Department, City of Winnipeg Planning; Catherine Matheson, General Manager Community Development Department, City of Sudbury; Catherine Lane, Senior Analyst, Nova Scotia Economic & Rural Development.
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Municipal and Provincial Sustainability Reporting: Case Studies Panel Q&A
 
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The focus of this panel is the creation of a new municipal development plan for the City of Winnipeg, using as a case study the transformation of Sudbury from a mining and mineral production hub to its current status as a centre of education, health and tourism, including an examination of what led to its discovery and recognition of education as a means of sustainability. Also featured is the process of development of sustainable prosperity measures for Nova Scotia and details of its economic development strategy, including natural, financial, built, human and social capital. Panelists: Becky Raddatz and Ian Hall, Property & Development Department, City of Winnipeg Planning; Catherine Matheson, General Manager Community Development Department, City of Sudbury; Catherine Lane, Senior Analyst, Nova Scotia Economic & Rural Development.
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Why Sustainability Reporting Matters Q&A
 
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By exploring both experience and current practice, this session brings together leading reporting practitioners to share their views on the role, relevance and importance of sustainability reporting in the advancement of sustainable development. Panelists: Dan Rubenstein,CA, MA, President, Scales of Governance and IISD Research Associate; Andre Martinuzzi, Professor and Director, Research Institute for Managing Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business; and Valerie Chort, National Leader, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Practice, Deloitte Canada.
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Towards more sustainable mining
 
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Metso and WWF Finland have collaborated on environmental issues since 2002. Liisa Rohweder, Secretary General at WWF Finland, and Olivier Guyot, Vice President of Minerals Technology at Metso, discuss the possibilities that new, energy-efficient and water-saving technologies offer for the mining industry. Learn more at www.metso.com/company/sustainability.
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Seven Steps to a Successful Sustainability Strategy
 
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Gareth Kane introduces his white paper 'Seven Steps to a Successful Sustainability Strategy.' To download the white paper click here: http://www.terrainfirma.co.uk/7steps.html
Views: 1536 TerraInfirmaLtd
Stages of CSR & Sustainability Reporting
 
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Building on an innovative Masters thesis into the stages of evolution, we liken the different stages of sustainability and CSR reporting to animal behaviours, looking at the characteristics, motivations, actions and reporting types at each stage and provide real life examples. Presented by Dawn of Clarity Sustainability, Part 29 of the Sustainaffinity series: www.think-sustainability.co.uk/sustain-affinity
The Properties of Sustainability Performance Measures (KPIs)
 
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This video is a presentation of the findings report of the study examining the measurement properties of sustainability performance measures (KPIs).
Views: 642 Aldonio Ferreira
Sustainable Development and Mining
 
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Presentations by Dr. Lyuba Zarsky & Dr. Chris Anderson At the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, The University of Queensland, Australia 18 July 2012 Unless expressly indicated, the views and opinions raised in this video are those of presenter and not the views of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, the Sustainable Minerals Institute or The University of Queensland. Information provided as fact should be corroborated against information published in peer-reviewed academic journals or other trustworthy sources. Part 1: Dr. Zarsky presents on her report "Can extractive industries promote sustainable development? A net benefits framework and a case study of the Marlin mine in Guatemala." Dr. Zarsky is Associate Professor, MBA and International Environmental Policy Programs, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California. Part 2 - 35:22 Dr Anderson shares experiences and observations about sustainable development and corporate-community relations in the mining context. Dr Anderson is the Rio Tinto strategy leader and corporate functional lead for Communities in the Americas, with a particular focus on Indigenous communities. Part 3 - 1:06:44 A moderated question and answer session follows the talk with contributions by audience members from both academia and industry. CSRM sincerely thanks Lyuba and Chris for generously contributing their time, knowledge and experience.
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Mining for Morals: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Mining Industry
 
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www.mines.edu Jessica Smith Rolston, PhD Liberal Arts and International Studies Colorado School of Mines
Sustainability: BCG's Douglas Woods on sustainability at metals and mining companies
 
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BCG's Douglas Woods discusses how metals and mining companies are incorporating sustainability into their businesses. To read more about BCG's expertise on sustainability, please visit: http://www.bcg.com/expertise_impact/capabilities/sustainability/default.aspx.
Sustainability-3.0: The Next Generation of Sustainable Business Practices
 
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On January 10, 2013, Oregon Environmental Council presented our Business and Environment Forum, Sustainability 3.0: The Next Generation of Sustainable Business Practices. Successful companies are creating competitive advantages and market opportunities by embracing emerging trends in sustainability. Valuing natural capital and creating collaborative sustainability approaches are changing the way companies innovate. Learn what other companies are doing and how your organization can be positioned to lead in these areas in the coming years. Jib Ellison, Founder and CEO of BluSkye, works with Fortune 50 companies to transform markets—and create new ones. Recent clients include Hilton, Microsoft, Sony, Staples and Walmart. Mr. Ellison provides unique insight into the emerging trends in corporate sustainability based on his extensive experience, using case studies to illustrate how they add value, and how our governments can offer support through smart, sustainable innovation. Following Mr. Ellison, John Jackley from Portland Development Commission shared new information about how the agency is pursuing social equity in economic development, and Scott Lewis from Brightworks shared his insights on what local firms can do to capitalize on emerging trends.
Case study: BAM Nuttall sustainability report 2011
 
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Video case study of our web implementation of BAM Nuttall's sustainability report, using an interactive visual case study, an energy challenge game, and data reporting.
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How to Transform Business for Sustainability ? par Marilyn Waite
 
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Comment un chef d'entreprise ou PDG doit-il comprendre le développement durable ? Vous avez besoin d'aide pour en déchiffrer le jargon, les outils, les méthodes et le cadre de travail ? Vous cherchez à comprendre le business case de transformation durable ? Marilyn Waite, experte du développement durable, nous expliquera comment transformer les produits, les services et l'ensemble de l'organisation pour des résultats à long terme. La vision de Marilyn Waite est un monde où les valeurs de durabilité en termes de cohésion sociale, de conscience environnementale, d'équité intergénérationnelle et de santé économique conduisent à la prise de décision économique et aux pratiques commerciales.
Kinross Gold's commitment to restoring land after mining
 
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Learn how Kinross is committed to environmental stewardship, by planning land restoration programs before an ounce of gold is mined.
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Sustainability Report 2013
 
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English Version of our video about our Sustainability Report 2013
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Ground Rules: Mining Right for a Sustainable Future (English)
 
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"Ground Rules: Mining Right for a Sustainable Future" follows the development of new and operating mines as geologists, engineers and mine managers tackle complex problems and draw on the experiences and achievements of other mine sites to illustrate creative and core concepts of sustainable development and social responsibility. Additional information, including 75 professionally-developed lesson plans about mining for ages 11 and up, can be found at http://cat.com/groundrules
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Hess Corporation’s 2015 Sustainability Report ...
 
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... Shows Commitment to Safety and Responsible Business Practices Brief video highlights of the 2015 Hess Corporate Sustainability Report. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160714005259/en/Hess-Corporation%E2%80%99s-2015-Sustainability-Report-Shows-Commitment
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BHP Sustainability Report 2017
 
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Sustainability is a core part of who we are and what we do. We are determined to make a positive difference. Discover more http://www.bhpb.com/wwXX30fhSFr
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Innovation, Safety and the Future of Mining | Curtin University Lecture
 
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The future of mining, where is it going? Join our four prominent alumni as they lead this conversation and share their expertise on innovation, safety, policy and leadership within the industry. Speakers: - Mr Neil Warburton (Master of Ceremonies), Executive Chairman at White Rivers Exploration - Mr Greg Lilleyman, Director of Operations at Fortescue Metals Group - Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia - Mr Steve Durkin, Managing Director at Safescape Chapter Markers: This Alumni Innovator Series: Innovation, Safety and the Future of Mining was held on Wednesday 31 May 2017 at our Bentley Campus. This video has been closed captioned.
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Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining Practices at UNSW
 
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Introduction to the Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining Practices at UNSW.
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Geteasy Business In a few words   Understanding Geteasy Business Sustainability
 
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Geteasy Business In a few words - Understanding Geteasy Business Sustainability Please visit http://www.geteasy.org to know more information business. Geteasy is company that operates in the commodate market. Actually Geteasy is one of the more important companies in the commodate business. Geteasy recently signed a contract with a German company to place more than 500 thousand geolocators in the next 4 years. According to Geteasy CEO, Tiago Fontoura, the company is in the process of closing another contract, now in Brazil, for the commodate of more than 1 million trackers. These contracts assure the sustainability of the company 8 years. Unlike many companies operating today GETEASY is not dependent of entrance of new members to operate. Geteasy has a very aggressive compensation plan. In this plan you can make money passively without having to recruit nobody, but if you decide to build a team you can change your life financially speaking. If you want to get more information about Geteasy please visit: http://www.geteasy.org geteasy, geteasygroup, geteasy group, get easy, geteasy Portugal, geteasy Brazil, geteasy USA, geteasy UK, buy participation pack, officeget, officegeteasy, tacho easy, tüv, geteasy presentation, geteasy in English, geteasy english presentation, geteasy business, geteasy business presentation, geteasy commodate business, geteasy commodate company geteasy member testimonials, geteasy sustainability https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iBmfLaES6o Geteasy Business In a few words - Understanding Geteasy Business Sustainability
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Sustainable Businesses | Will Marre
 
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Will Marre gives examples of sustainable businesses such as: Costco, Starbucks, and Southwest Airlines.
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National Chief Perry Bellegarde - Canada 2020 Aboriginal Peoples and Economic Development
 
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Canada 2020 Event - Aboriginal Peoples and Economic Development
How Important is Community Relations for Mining Companies?
 
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It's no secret that a successful community relations strategy can pay off for miners looking to forge and maintain good relationships with host communities. Miners' efforts are much improved in this respect, but expectations have also risen. Identifying behaviours to succeed in community relations is critical. Identifying new behaviours typically comes from assessing the most pressing challenges and focusing on the actions required to help surmount those challenges. It clarifies critical behaviours you need to reinforce, focus efforts on and set as high-priority goals. In this video, Megan McIver, Founder and President of Verona Communications Inc., talks about the community relations strategy that she finds most effective. She also talks about this in her article in the Northern Miner Global Mining Newspaper which is posted on the Verona Communications Inc. website: http://www.veronacommunicationsinc.com/publications-opinions.html
Case Study: Advance Analytics for Hudbay Minerals
 
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We implemented our reporting and performance management solution, Advance Analytics for mining company Hudbay Minerals. See how we are helping the Natural Resources industry: - Measure and manage sustainability commitments - Reduce carbon footprint - Lower operational costs - Improve Health & Safety conditions
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Sustainability report BHP BILLITON KOI
 
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Video presentation for ACC303 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
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Bobby Banerjee: The politics of anti-corporate social movements
 
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Full title: Histories of Oppression, Voices of Resistance: The Politics of Anti-Corporate Social Movements. Bobby Banerjee is Professor of Management and Director of Research in the School of Business, University of Western Sydney. This lecture was part of the "Sustainable Materialism Symposium" hosted by the Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society at The University of Sydney in November 2012. To find out more about the Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society visit sydney.edu.au/snccs Summary: In this seminar I discuss the rise of resistance movements against extractive industries. I analyze the case of an ongoing resistance movement against a proposed bauxite mine in India and show how market, state and civil society actors at local, national and international levels shape resistance movements against mining. I show how corporations deploy corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a weapon to counter-mobilize against resistance movements. I discuss the theoretical implications of the case for studying transnational and national anti-corporate movements.
CSR Minute: The Guardian's Report on "Living Our Values" Web Site
 
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Corporate Social Responsibility News: The Guardian to Release Sustainability Report on "Living Our Values" Web Site; Intematix Earns San Francisco Business Times CleanTech & Sustainability Award. Watch this and other CSR Minute podcasts: http://3blmedia.com/3bltv
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A Patented Technology for Reclaiming Mining Waste - BacTech Environmental
 
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Ross Orr, President of BacTech Environmental explains the company's patented technology used for reclaiming tailings and mining waste materials. To see more videos like this one go to www.b-tv.com.
NMIMS DEC Assignments   How can business embed environment protection sustainability within overall
 
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DEC 2018 NMIMS Solved Assignments, NMIMS DEC Assignments, NMIMS Ready DEC Assignments, NMIMS 2018 DEC Assignments, NMIMS Customized 2018 DEC Assignments, NMIMS Unique Assignments, NMIMS Best 2018 Assignments. Assignment Solutions, Case study Answer sheets Project Report and Thesis contact [email protected] www.mbacasestudyanswers.com ARAVIND – 09901366442 – 09902787224 Business Ethics, Governance & Risk Q1. “Human rights are based on recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world”. Preamble to Universal Declaration of Human Rights. According to you which are the five most susceptible areas for potential human rights violations possible in context of employees within an organization? Elaborate on your answer with the help of a suitable example. (10 Marks) Q2. “The Geeta precepts or Dharma or spirituality based values and practices of business leaders have been shown to positively affect their stakeholder relationships as well as performance.” Select a known industry leader or entrepreneur who will help you justify this statement – research and read up about them and describe one incident/episode/decision from their professional life that showcases or proves the above statement (DO NOT explain or quote small /personal conversations or incidents of your immediate boss with you. Select a public figure known to most people). (10 Marks) Q3. The problem in Chandrapur of Maharashtra and the surrounding area is that this area, which is a declared tiger reserve, is now in danger of being taken over by the mining industry. If the central government awards the licence to the mining industry, then twenty one coal mines will be setting up shop in this area and Chandrapur will become a coal city. The forest will turn into a desert and the wild life will disappear. Somehow we have failed to intelligently sustain and manage the resources of nature, the primary source of all supply chain. a. Do you think environmental sustainability is an ethical principle? Elaborate on any three issues/principles involved in environmental ethics. (5 Marks) b. How can business embed environment protection/sustainability within overall business strategy? Elaborate on any five critical ideas/processes/steps. (5 Marks) Assignment Solutions, Case study Answer sheets Project Report and Thesis contact [email protected] www.mbacasestudyanswers.com ARAVIND – 09901366442 – 09902787224
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Business Sustainability How Do Companies Simultaneously Cut Costs and Add Services
 
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How do companies simultaneously cut costs and add services. Logica North America CEO Amanda Mesler insists that cost saving should be focused internally never on services used by customers. (MSNBC)
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2012: The BC mining industry's commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility
 
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Corporate social responsibility is a key goal for the mining industry.
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Sustainability: The Panama Canal Expansion and the Environment
 
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In keeping with sustainable development principles and environmental management best practices, the Panama Canal Expansion will use unique water-saving basins to help preserve the freshwater resources along the waterway, reutilizing water from the basins into the locks. The new locks will require less water than the current locks system, thus saving 60% of the water actually used.
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Unit 2 Sustainability and the Triple Bottom Line.m4v
 
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Video commentary on Unit 2.
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EG Module 1 - Social impact of accounting
 
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EG Module 1 - Social impact of accounting Many people view accounting as number crunching with limited or no impact beyond the bookkeeping of a company. This is a limited view of accounting as it fails to consider the impact that reported information would have on investors, creditors, trade unions and other stakeholders who would rely on the financial statements of the company. Accounting and accountants have the potential to have a major impact on society. For example, the failure of accountants to perform their roles effectively led to major corporate collapses such as Enron in the US and Parmalat in Italy. The major role of accounting is reporting. This can take a number of different forms such as annual financial statements, half-yearly and quarterly reporting. These reports provide information to stakeholders which in turn is pivotal in influencing their decision making capabilities. Stakeholders range from owners, management and investors to potential investors and other interested parties. So, for example, assume Ben is interested in purchasing shares in a mining company. Prior to purchasing shares, Ben would look at the annual financial statements and other reports that are available. These reports would provide vital information that would influence his decision to purchase the shares or not. Based on the reports available, Ben decides that the company is profitable and is a great long term investment. Now, let us assume the reporting which influenced Ben’s decision was accurate. In this case, Ben would be appropriately informed and his decision to buy the shares would have positive social consequences. In other words, the active social impact that accounting played in Ben’s decision would be a good one. In more technical terms, Ben, and other investors like him would be allocating their scarce resources in an appropriate way that will benefit them, the organisation, and the broader economy. Other groups linked to the company such as lenders or suppliers will also be making similar decisions about whether to transact with the company or not. If these decisions are linked to accurate information they will lend and sell wisely, and see growth in their own businesses. However, if the reports that Ben and the other stakeholders relied on when deciding to purchase shares were inaccurate or wrong, Ben and the other shareholders might lose part, or all of their investment. Lenders may not receive principal repayments, and suppliers may end up with bad debts instead of increased profits. Employees might lose their jobs and may not be paid out their full entitlements. Therefore, the reporting by accountants could have a positive social impact if it is correct or it could have a negative impact if incorrect. In order to prevent a negative social impact by inaccurate or poor reporting, accountants have to apply vast professional capabilities including technical and soft skills as well as extensive experience.
Telecom Italia 2014 Sustainability Report
 
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The 2014 Sustainability Report, based on a multi-stakeholder approach and focused on the new Corporate Shared Value Group strategy, complies with the international Global Reporting Initiative - G4 guidelines.
What Policies Can Governments Put in Place to Promote Sustainable Mining
 
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Bob Rae is the Ring of Fire negotiator for Matawa First Nations. This presentation was the opening talk at the CESME conference on "the Role of Governemnt Policy in Sustainable Mining Development" held at Lakehead University on December 5 & 6, 2013.
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Bringing them home: separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families
 
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This documentary DVD was produced in 1997 and forms part of the Bringing them home education resource for use in Australian classrooms. For more on the report see: https://bth.humanrights.gov.au/ This resource is based on 'Bringing them home' , the report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families, and on the history of forcible separation and other policies which have impacted on the lives of Indigenous Australians. This documentary complements a collection of curriculum-linked activities and teaching resources, plus a range of photographs, maps and diagrams, timelines, legal texts and glossaries. The Australian Human Rights Commission invites teachers and students to use this resource to explore, understand and reflect on one of the most difficult chapters of our national history and to engage with some of the key concepts involved in the reconciliation debate in Australia. For the education resource see: https://www.humanrights.gov.au/education/human-rights-school-classroom Warning: This video may contain images / voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons. Video produced by Oziris. © Australian Human Rights Commission
CSR Minute: 5 Major Achievements of Sustainable Business Model
 
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Corporate Social Responsibility News: Interface Publishes Five Major Achievements of Sustainable Business Model; Aspen Institute Announces Winners of Business Society Case Competition. Watch this and other CSR Minute podcasts: http://3blmedia.com/3bltv.
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Suncor 2013 Report on Sustainability - Our energy future
 
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Watch Suncor's leaders discuss our energy future and how we can take sustainability to the next level. View our full 2013 Report on Sustainability at www.suncor.com/sustainability.
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Social Media in the Mining Sustainability Dialogue
 
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Resource Initiatives workshop on "Using New Media in the Mining Sustainability Dialogue" featuring Barrick, Newmont, Rio Tinto, Gold Fields and Inmet at the PDAC 2013 conference in Toronto. These experts from the world's leading mining companies explore the digital age in the sustainable mining dialogue during this highly sought-after, standing-room-only session.
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The Importance of Community Relations to the Mining Sector
 
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Visit http://3blmedia.com/theCSRfeed for the latest sustainability and CSR headlines. Interview with Irene Sosa, Senior Analyst, on Sustainalytics. Part 2. Transcript: we think that the risks for community relations are going to be higher in the future. For one thing, the reserves are becoming scarce for pretty much most of the commodities. So companies are going to have to start getting into what they call higher risk areas, which means countries with poor human rights records or regions where there are indigenous communities that have never had contact with mining companies before. So some areas that pose more challenges, they will have to start to get into those areas because there is demand for the metals. At the same time, you have globalization, and the communities are getting more organized and launching lawsuits or complaints before the OECD. And there is also an increased recognition of the rights of certain groups, like indigenous groups, with the 2007 UN declaration, the Rights of Indigenous People and some more recent discussion about the Right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent. So the bar is raising, and the communities are more connected, and the companies are getting into higher risk areas. And also, because of population growth, there would be more competition over land resources and water in the future. So all these things will make community relations more important. There are more communities negotiating, what we call, Impact Benefit Agreements with indigenous communities negotiating. It was called Impact and Benefit Agreements with mining companies. So those are enforceable formal agreements between a mining company and the community, and they commit the company to provide jobs, business opportunities, even training so that they can work at the mine and seize those business opportunities, and in some cases, even royalty sharing or lump sum payments for projects that are going to take place on indigenous land. Now as I said, that's the case mostly in Australia and in Canada because there is -- particularly in the territories that have a high number of original people or indigenous people, and there is either a legal or a de facto requirement that companies have to negotiate that. So for example, if you go to Canada, in Nunavut, when you want to develop a mine in Nunavut, you have to negotiate an Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement. It's a law. In other places, like Northwest Territories, it's not a legal requirement; however, you pretty much have to have them on board if you want to develop a mine there. So there is a de facto expectation. And in Australia, same thing, like there are places where this is pretty common and companies are expected to enter into those agreements. Now you have those same companies going to Peru, for example, who are reluctant to get into similar formal agreements with local communities, and I raise Peru for example because right now it's a hotspot for tensions between mining companies and communities. So I think we still have a long way to go in terms of implementing those best practices. But for sure, like those agreements, if you had thought of them 40 years ago, we would have made some progress there. And the communities can benefit significantly from those agreements. For more information on these and other stories, go to http://www.csrminute.com. The CSR Report is produced for 3BL Media by Video4Good: http://www.video4good.com
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Webinar: Sustainability Risks at Glencore
 
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IndustriALL Global Union held a “pre-annual general meeting” briefing on multinational corporation Glencore plc. Headquartered in Switzerland and listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges, Glencore has come under increasing scrutiny in relation to the social and environmental impacts of its overseas operations. Taking place one day before the company’s annual general meeting, this 60-minute webinar presented Glencore stakeholders with information that the company does not provide in its reporting. The speakers: • Antoine Mach, co-founder and managing partner of Covalence, which offers ESG (environmental, social, governance) services to finance professionals, will discuss ESG and reputational risks associated with Glencore’s operations and why these matter to investors and other stakeholders • Kemal Özkan, assistant general secretary of IndustriALL Global Union, which represents Glencore workers in over a dozen countries, will discuss labor-related risks at the company’s operations overseas as well as examples of peer companies and how they have addressed this type of risk in their own operations • Claude Kabemba, director of Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW), which focuses on natural resource governance, human rights and economic development in southern Africa, will discuss the social, environmental and financial impacts of Glencore’s operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia. The presentations were followed by a Q&A session in which participants engaged in discussion with the panelists. The webinar was moderated by Elizabeth Umlas, Senior Adviser, IndustriALL Global Union.
Newmont Mining: Builds respectful indigenous relationships as staff join in R4R
 
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Newmont Asia Pacific’s Head of Sustainability and External Relations, Ken Ramsay, helped fund the bottled water required in huge quantities for the volunteers and runners on the day, as well as a myriad of other support required to pull a large team together. Newmont staff and families from all over the State participated in the Run 4 Reconciliation City to Surf event and continue to be huge advocates of this healthy initiative. https://www.facebook.com/NewmontAusNZ/?fref=ts Check out www.run4reconciliation.com.au/ for photos and the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Run-for-Reconciliation-557732690998095/?fref=nf Video produced by Justine Kinney at the Cultural Creative Agency, Perth, WA www.culturalcreative.com.au Here are some ways you can interact and start engaging with Aboriginal businesses: For WA listings, head to the Aboriginal Business Directory, visit: abdwa.com.au The Australian Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy, and most state and territory governments also have policies or initiatives in place that are designed to boost procurement spend with Indigenous businesses. For more information on state or territory policies or initiatives, please email Supply Nation at [email protected] The policy applies to government buyers, any organisation competing to win large government contracts and Indigenous businesses and focuses on three key areas to increase procurement from Indigenous owned businesses. In order to influence private businesses to increase their engagement with the Indigenous community, the mandatory minimum requirements for Indigenous participation apply to all new contracts delivered in Australia that are valued at $7.5 million (GST inclusive) or more, where more than half of the value of the contract is being spent in one or more of the following industry sectors: Building, construction and maintenance services Transportation, storage and mail services Education and training services Industrial cleaning services Farming and fishing and forestry and wildlife contracting services Editorial and design and graphic and fine art services Travel and food and lodging and entertainment services Politics and civic affairs services Currently there are estimated to be 150 such contracts per year. Organisations that win these contracts will be required to either: Achieve an average of 4 per cent Indigenous employment and/or supplier use over the term of the contract; or Achieve an average of 3 per cent Indigenous employment and/or supplier use across their organisation over the term of the contract
BP Sustainability
 
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A brief description of BP's policy and actions for a sustainable energy future.
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Sustainability should be focus of water management
 
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As a result of complex legal requirements, most South African companies, such as those in the chemicals, oil and gas, mining and extractive industries, are following a tick-box approach to complying with environmental management standards, as well as legal, water use licence and other corporate requirements, says consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting's partner Dr Johanita Kotze.
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Sustainability Every Day - Inclusion and Diversity at Teck
 
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At Teck, we believe our workforce should reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate and that an inclusive and diverse workforce allows for more informed decision-making.
BBC calls for action to be taken against mining companies not complying with the mining charter
 
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The Black Business Council has called for corrective action to be taken against mining companies that do not comply with the mining charter. The organisation told a media in Johannesburg that penalties should be implemented against those failing to comply. It's also calling for transfer pricing to be abandoned, and says its looting the country's resources. For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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