Responsible gold blog

Engaging with investors

World Gold Council.

In January 2020, Van Eck, which manages the International Investors Gold Fund, announced that it ‘would expect all of the gold producers in which we invest to adopt the RGMPs’.  

Warm welcome for Responsible Gold Mining Principles

World Gold Council.

Earlier this year we caught up with stakeholders to hear their thoughts about the Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs), and how they expect them to strengthen the gold industry’s ESG credentials.

Eight months on from launch

Terry Heymann.

The World Gold Council published the Responsible Gold Mining Principles in September 2019. It represented the product of two years of intensive engagement with gold mining companies and industry stakeholders to set out an over-arching framework that helps to define what constitutes “responsible” gold mining.

After the virus: gold and the climate crisis

John Mulligan .

In-depth: Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences are currently all-consuming, attention must not be diverted from ESG performance and commitments to tackle the climate crisis. Any further delays in implementing change will be damaging and costly, suggests John Mulligan.