Governments have an important role to play to ensure that exploration and mining are carried out in a way that is environmentally and socially responsible. Here’s three things they can do.
How COVID-19 and the pandemic era have changed the landscape for corruption risk in the mining industry.
The environmental impact statement is crucial for government decision-making about mining. But how accurate are these statements?
This blog series explores what Transparency International Chapters are doing on the ground to strengthen community consultation processes in mining.
TI Cambodia is working to engender a more democratic, more participatory and fairer process – one in which the local women and men who live in the communities affected by mining can have a say in how mining will affect their homes, their farms, their forests and their waterways.
This process map identifies points within the environmental impact assessment process where transparency and public accountability need to be strengthened.
Before a mining company is given an approval to mine, it must conduct a thorough environmental impact statement that assesses its impact.
In its latest report, TI Canada has analysed the environmental assessment processes in Ontario, British Colombia and the Yukon Territory.
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.