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ICMM updates principles for responsible mining

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) this week published an updated set of principles and member requirements in an effort to move with rising stakeholder expectations around environmental, social and governance best practice.

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ICMM chief operating officer Aidan Davy says metals are critical but mining must be responsible (image: IISD)

Last updated in 2003, the ICMM's ‘10 Principles' have been revised to include "site-level validation and transparent disclosure", in order to "maximise … benefits to host communities and