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Social issues are complex. Finding simple, practical solutions is possible even within the milieu of multi‐stakeholders. Mining companies, local communities, government and non‐government organizations can reach a middle ground. Ultimately the goal is to achieve sustainable development that provides balanced benefits for all stakeholders.

The approach includes:

  1. Establish credibility on all sides
  2. Build and maintain trust
  3. Listen
  4. Synthesize
  5. Achieve a middle ground
  6. Ongoing collaboration into the future

The guiding principles and standards applied include:

  • ICMM – International Council on Mining & Metals
  • e3 Plus: Framework for Responsible Exploration
  • Global Reporting Initiative
  • Equator Principles
  • Voluntary Principles for Security and Human Rights for extractive industry
  • United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework by John Ruggie