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The increasing importance of mining companies’ social investments in the midst of a pandemic

The long term benefits of supporting stakeholders now

As the global economy continues to contract due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mining companies are implementing cost cutting measures in magnitudes never seen before. This, in contrast with the rising needs of communities and dwindling means, is not easy to manage.

Is the COVID-19 pandemic the litmus test for mining organisations to fully embrace the value beyond compliance approach?

There is a growing sense that the social return on investment (SROI) for miners during this time can be more significant than ever. Mining companies across the globe have shown in recent years that you can play and win in the current context by ensuring the benefits of mining are shared broadly.

Our latest article explores how supporting key stakeholders and communities now will reap benefits for the industry in the long term.

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