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Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development North America Towards Change The Work and Results of MMSD North America Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development North America

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Document begins: Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development North America Towards Change The Work and Results of MMSD North America Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development North America Imagine a thriving and profitable North Towards Change American mining and minerals industry--an The Work and Results of industry that was respected for its: MMSD North America s contribution to people and the environment; s capacity to care for the long term while performing effectively now; s technical innovation and cultural sensitivity; and s way of engaging implicated individuals and communities. Since the spring of 2001, the work of MMSD North America has examined ways of moving the industry in the direction of sustainable Final Report, development. Towards Change, MMSD North June 2002 America's final report, offers 10 recommendations to encourage this shift: The Legacy Issue 1. Expand efforts to deal with what's left from the past. 2. Strengthen rules, incentives and programs to prevent the same from happening in the future. Improving Practices Immediate Priorities 3. Pilot test the "Seven Questions to sustainability" assessment framework. 4. Build more effective ways to encourage success and discourage bad practices. 5. Improve dispute resolution mechanisms. 6. Encourage recycling while maintaining safety: adjust the rules and systems for ...

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  • IIED code: G00594
  • Published: no date
  • Theme: Energy
  • Language: English

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