This report provides quantitative insights into how large-scale mining (LSM), and specifically mines operated by World Gold Council (WGC) member companies, contributes to economic advancement and improves livelihoods at a global, national and local community level. The report aims to inform and deepen the on-going discussion of the overall benefits of gold mining on host communities and countries, and to consider how those benefits can most effectively be supported and sustained.

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