Gold mining's social and economic impact
If responsibly mined, gold mining can contribute to the socio-economic development of the countries they operate in.
Gold and decarbonising investment portfolios
We have just published the latest in the ‘gold and climate change’ research series subtitled ‘decarbonising investment portfolios’. This, the fourth of our climate-focused reports, builds on our previous work to quantify gold’s carbon footprint and its decarbonisation pathway. Combining these ‘building blocks’ has provided us with a fairly rounded and detailed perspective on gold’s relationship with climate change.
Gold and gold mining’s contribution to SDG 3
“Our vision is not health for some; it’s not health for most; It’s health for all!“ So said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the United Nations General Assembly 74th Session in September 2019. Given recent events, a continued focus on universal health and well-being has never been as important as it is today.
Discussing ESG priorities with the US investor community
Last month we participated in the Responsible Asset Owners Global Symposium. We have been a supporter of this event series since its inception in 2019 as it brings together leading investors to tackle important topics around the ESG agenda within the investment community.
S&P Global webinar: Corporate Sustainability Assessment
Last month, we held a webinar with S&P Global and our Members at which S&P presented their Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). Many of our Members already submit the CSA and this was an opportunity to review industry data from past assessments and discuss how elements of the RGMPs could potentially be incorporated into their methodology going forward.
Improving healthcare and providing economic growth opportunities in Ghana – Golden Star explains how
We’ve had an opportunity to speak to Philipa Varris, Executive Vice President, Head of Sustainability at Golden Star to dig deep into the company’s achievements when it comes to contributing to SDG 3 (Good Health) and SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth).
Gold and climate change - what, why, and how?
The challenge of improving the position of responsible artisanal and small-scale gold miners needs a multi-stakeholder response
How can gold mining contribute to better lives? Kinross Gold explains
Gender quotas at the highest levels: a quick fix working the wrong end of the pipeline
International Women’s Day – a time to celebrate and reflect
Introducing the Responsible Gold Mining Principles – Understanding Impacts
WGC joins the Responsible Minerals Initiative
World Gold Council and the African Mining Indaba 2020
The World Gold Council recently sent a small delegation to the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020 conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Gold as a driver of change - little things and big impacts
Webinar replay: Gold’s ESG credentials
Investors are increasingly asking if gold can be considered an ESG compliant asset. We believe it certainly should and were delighted to participate in the webinar to highlight what the gold mining sector is doing in the ESG space.
Gold mining's contribution to SDG 10
Tracking gold mining's steps on the path to net zero
Our new research suggests where, over the next decade, we might expect gold mining to be if it continues on its current direction of travel, particularly if the sector is able to extend and accelerate current trends.