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IGF is the leading intergovernmental centre of excellence in mining and sustainable development. Explore our recent announcements, blog posts and reports below, or visit our press kit for information relevant to media outlets.

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2018 Annual Report

Mining can be a major force for combatting poverty, which is why our work—leveraging the benefits of mining for sustainable development and environmental management— has never been more vital. [igf_button link=http://bit.ly/2018-IGF target=NEW ...

IGF Welcomes Bhutan as 70th Member

The Royal Government of Bhutan expressed its commitment to responsible governance of the mining sector by joining the IGF.

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Assessing Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining for Sustainable Development

Mining can do more than create wealth: it can contribute to the well-being of a whole country. To accomplish this, governments and mining companies alike need to integrate environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) into mining projects.

Tax base erosion and profit shifting

Tax Incentives in Mining: Open for business or abuse?

Many resource-rich developing countries use tax incentives in the hope of attracting mining investment. Is this the best tool for sustainable development? Alexandra Readhead explores more.