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Emissions focus ignores development gap, says Bristow

A parochial focus by investors on greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) such as carbon dioxide from mining operations overshadows broader issues around human development, Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow told Mining Journal.

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Barrick Gold's Mark Bristow

With investors under increasing pressure to avoid businesses with high levels of emissions, Bristow said efforts to decarbonise shouldn't come at the expense of other ESG aspects, such