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Survey places ESG at top of miners’ minds

A survey by law global firm White & Case has identified environmental and social governance (ESG), resource nationalisation and climate change regulation and shareholder activism as top concerns for 2022.

“The mining industry has found itself caught between two competing themes when it comes to ESG. On one side comes the continued pressure from mining fossil fuels and the recent disasters that have done considerable damage to the entire industry’s reputation, such as the fatal dam collapse in Brazil and the destruction of ancient aboriginal heritage sites in Australia.

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