Mining will The extractive sector is notoriously prone to corruption. EITI stakeholders are working to strengthen the EITI’s contribution to tackling corruption.
Mining will play a significant role in the COVID and post-pandemic period as countries look to drive their economic recovery via the resources sector.
Several mineral resource-rich countries are looking to the mining sector for their economic recovery post-COVID. However, it is imperative that those who are impacted the most by mining – women and men in local communities – have a say in mining-related decisions.
Before a mining company is given an approval to mine, it must conduct a thorough environmental impact statement that assesses its impact.
To prevent corruption in the process of granting mining licences, permits and contracts, you first need to understand and identify the corruption risks. Transparency International’s Accountable Mining Programme developed a custom tool to help you do just this.
Decisions made about whether or not a mining project goes ahead affect people’s live – and women are often disproportionately affected by corruption.
In its latest report, TI Canada has analysed the environmental assessment processes in Ontario, British Colombia and the Yukon Territory.
When Rio Tinto destroyed an ancient Aboriginal site in Western Australia, it made headlines around the world. Will the promised changes now be enough?
Too often women are left out of consultations in the EIA process. This matters because the impact of mining affects women and men differently.
For the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments to manage risks of harm from mining, it needs to be transparent and prioritise access to information.