Updated: Jan 15, 2020
Is it possible for resource extraction to be responsible?
Open discussion to which all interested parties are invited.
22nd January 8.30 - 10am.
Central London (UK) venue (please contact us for more details if you are interested).
Purpose: Determine if updating the definition of an “ore reserve” to include the need for it to be extracted responsibly as well as economically is useful and possible (see concept)?
Format: Face to face roundtable with dial in.
15 min introductions (quick name and institution / organisation)
10 min description of the concept including a recap of what an ore reserve is and how it is ‘governed’ including outcomes from the geoscientist roundtable held on 9th Jan.
20 min discussion on how different stakeholders currently measure “responsibility” / ESG / Sustainability / CSR + how effective this is deemed to be.
20 min discussion on the potential for using an updated version of “reserves” to serve as the indicator of responsibility in a mining project – pros and cons.
25 mins final thoughts and comments from the group as a whole culminating in next steps.
If you are interested in joining us, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org