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The Government of Ireland expressed its commitment to responsible governance of the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).
What opportunities and challenges do VSIs in mining present? We spoke with Laura Turley, Associate, IISD, to find out.
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.