Gold Focus: Items tagged with "climate change"

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EY Canada
Jeff Swinoga and Thibaut Millet

Why ESG is climbing the boardroom agenda

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly finding their way on the radar of internal and external stakeholders. ESG can be transformative for many industries, especially for those that have a significant direct impact on all three areas of ESG as the mining and metals sector does.
John Mulligan
Director of Member and Market Relations
World Gold Council

After the fire… Gold and the climate crisis

Gold has a special place in the Australian psyche. The gold rush of the early 1850s helped propel the country’s economy, stimulate its industries and grow its population. Australia is the world’s second largest gold producer and gold remains its third major commodity export. And over the last few years the Australian gold sector has flourished, with record mine production and record gold prices... But any sense of sectoral optimism is in danger of evaporating as the country struggles to cope with raging bushfires of unprecedented intensity and scale.